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What's on week commencing 22/07/19

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Hi and welcome back to Graduate+ the blog!

Every week, I provide you with a timetable packed full of free events for you to attend in your spare time here in Birmingham, the purpose being to help you de-stress and reset!

As exams and assessments come to an end, I have provided you with a variety of musical performances, summer events and loads of other fun things for you and the family to get involved in as the summer commences.

Summer fun.

This is a free, drop-in craft activity, no need to book! Come along for 10 days worth of fun with different activities to do each day for you and your family to enjoy.

Where and when: 22/07/19-31/07/19     Various times

The core theatre, Homer road, Solihull B91 3RG. 

Tuesday Talks.

These weekly, 30 minute talks and tours introduce you to themes from our collections, displays and exhibitions. They have been specially created and adapted to appeal to novice and more knowledgeable visitors alike.

Where and when: 23/07/19     1:15 PM

The Barber Institute, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, B15 2TS. 

Live music Wednesdays.

We are delighted to bring to you - Live splash music alongside David Gonzalez. Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (FREE entry).

Where and when: 24/07/19     7:00 PM

Migas, 5 Manor road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6EZ. 

Speed quiz at the Bulls head.

Come along to our FREE quiz, every Thursday night at the Bulls head from 7PM!

Top prize = £50 cash! Not forgetting £3.00 craft and 2-4-1 cocktails all night.

Where and when: 25/07/19     7:00 PM

Bulls head, 38 Bishopgate street, Birmingham, B15 1EJ. 

Summer trades fair expo.

Welcome to our small business summer trades and networking event. There will be stalls with a wide range of products and services to purchase from small business providers. There will also be food available to buy from vendors. All are welcome to join us on what will be an amazing day.

Any small business owners who would like to be a part of the event, please email 

Where and when: 26/07/19     10:00 AM

RJJZ Jazz bar, Arch 24, 208 Livery street, B3 1EU. 

Touchwoods urban beach

This summer, you won’t have to travel far for the beach as Touchwoods ‘Costa del Solihull’ is making a long awaited return. Guests have a variety of activities to look forward to each week.

If swing is your thing, then the Jitterbug dance workshop is the one for you, whether you’re a beginner or have years of experience, you’ll become a ‘swinging sensation’ before you know it! On the other hand, you can come to simply enjoy the music.

Where and when: 27-28/07/19     2:00 PM

Touchwood, Solihull, B91 3GJ 

The commonwealth social.

With three years to go until the commonwealth games 2022, Birmingham is highlighting the countdown to what will be a once in a lifetime event by hosting the commonwealth social. It is a free, family friendly celebration on Saturday 27th July at 12-7 PM will be a festival of sport, culture and food.

Where and when: 27/07/19     12:00PM

Centenary square, B1 2EA.   

Medieval open day.

Come and celebrate all things medieval with us! From small craft activities to family trails and re-enactors to show you what life was like in the middle ages. 

Where and when: 28/07/19     12:30 PM

Weoley castle, Alwold road, B29.

Quote of the week: “You must do the things you think you cannot do” - Eleanor Roosevelt.