Bee Keeping Courses 12 and 19 May 2018.

Bee Keeping Courses Sat 12 and 19 May 2018 Introductory one-day courses on the art of bee keeping. So you think you would like to keep bees? You may have noticed a number of media reports commenting on the current problems facing the honey bee and thought, “What can I do about it?” Well, for one […]

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Stories on Halloween Night 31st October 2017

Tuesday 31 October 2017,     from 6pm – 9pm (timed tickets see below) Tickets: £5 Adults, Children £2 * Tonight is the night when witches ride. With the Trad Arts Team and Martineau Gardens Take a ghost walk around the Gardens as darkness falls. Stand in the shadows, the woods or beside the flickering fire and […]

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Day of the Dead Celebrations 28th October 2017

Day of the Dead Celebrations – Dia de muertos Saturday 28 October, 2017 From 1.30pm 3pm Sugar Skulls Workshops for children.  Join us for these special festivities. Members of the Mexican Community in the Midlands are running a ‘Day of the Dead’ activity here at Martineau Gardens to share the tradition with you. See the […]

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Autumn Half-Term Fun Autumn Half Term

Tues 24 & Thurs 26 October 2017 Come and have some autumn and halloween themed fun this October half term. Ideal for finding out more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens with plenty of fun and play along the way. Choose from one of four identical two-hour sessions; each session costs £5 per child (accompanying […]

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Earth Oven Baking Course – new date added – Sat 21 Oct 21st October 2017

Back by by popular demand, we’ve added a new date for this course, since there’s been lots of interest. Just in time for the bonfire season … come and learn how to bake outdoors on a wood-fired earth oven, in Martineau Gardens very own outdoor kitchen. Pictured here, an Earth Oven Baking course taking place […]

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Autumn Event 24th September 2017

Autumn Event Sun 24 September 2017 Apple pressing, seasonal produce, children’s wildlife activities and live music from local bands are some of the treats in store for visitors to Martineau Gardens’ annual Autumn Event on Sunday 24 September 2017 from 11am – 3pm. Our family friendly ‘green’ fete will celebrate the Autumn harvest and provide an afternoon of family […]

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Birmingham Honey Show 16th — 17th September 2017

Birmingham Honey Show at Martineau Gardens Organised by Birmingham & District Beekeepers Association Saturday 16  and Sunday 17 September 2017, 10am until 4pm Free entry. Back for a seventh year, the Birmingham Honey Show is a chance to find out all about the fascinating craft of beekeeping, you’ll be able to talk to local beekeepers, […]

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Twelfth Night with Folksy Theatre 22nd August 2017

Firm favourites at Martineau Gardens, touring rural theatre company Folksy Theatre are returning to Martineau Gardens with one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies, ‘Twelfth Night’, on Tuesday 22 August 2017, 6.30pm. Two twin siblings, Viola and Sebastian, are separated in a shipwreck and Viola takes on the appearance of a man to be accepted to work […]

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Princess and the Pig with Folksy Theatre 16th August 2017

We’re delighted to welcome back Folksy Theatre this summer, with their new family-friendly musical adaptation of Jonathan Emmett’s ‘The Princess & The Pig’, on Wednesday 16 August, 6.30pm. There’s been a dreadful mix-up in the royal nursery. Priscilla the princess has switched places with Pigmella, the farmer’s new piglet! The kindly farmer and his wife […]

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Summer Holiday Family Activities August 2017

Summer’s here! Come and join our family activity sessions – new for this summer 2017. Ideal for finding out more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens with plenty of fun and play along the way. Sessions are led by Juliette Green, our Education Officer. Pirate Adventure Wed 2 & Thurs 3 August Wed 2 Aug […]

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