The Princess & The Giant open-air theatre 29th August 2018

The Princess & The Giant Wednesday 29 August, Martineau Gardens Princess Sophie is fed up. She’s EXHAUSTED and it’s all because the grumpy old giant can’t sleep – his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and, as she reads her favourite book of fairy […]

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Love’s Labour’s Lost open-air theatre 25th August 2018

Love’s Labour’s Lost Saturday 25 August, Martineau Gardens The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food, women, and sleep in order to study for three years. No sooner have they made their oath when the Princess of France arrives on business, with her ladies-in-waiting. How will the King and his Lords resolve hold up? […]

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Summer Garden Party 14th July 2018

Saturday 14 July 2018, 4pm – 8pm Charity Auction (5.30pm) and Raffle  In support of Martineau Gardens, our beautiful therapeutic Community Garden   2018 sees the return of our fabulous Summer Garden Party, for the fifth year running. Please join us in celebrating our 21st year as a Community Garden – and enjoy an evening of […]

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Family Habitat Explorers 31 May 1 June 31st May — 1st June 2018

Join Juliette Green (Education Officer for Martineau Gardens), during the Half Term Holiday for these family sessions, getting to know more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens.  Activities include finding out about the plants and animals that live in different habitats, food chain games and creating habitats within our grounds. Each session costs £5 per child (plus […]

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Pizza craft – earth oven baking for families May Half Term and Summer Holidays

Taking place over the Spring Half-term and again in the Summer holidays, choose from one of the following sessions. Spring Half-Term 2018 Tues 29 May 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm Wed 30 May 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm Summer Holidays 2018 Mon 20 Aug 10.30am – 12.30 noon OR 2pm – 4pm Tues 21 Aug 10.30am – […]

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Spring Event 20th May 2018

Sun 20 May, Spring Event, Martineau Gardens, 11am-3pm Celebrating 21 years of Community Gardening 2018 sees us celebrating twenty one years of community gardening. Martineau Gardens is one of the longest running Community Gardens in Birmingham. Join us at the Spring Event on Sunday 20 May, 11am – 3pm.    When the city council-run environmental centre […]

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Bee Keeping Course 12, 19 May & 9 June 2018.

Beekeeping Courses – new date added Sat 9 June 2018 – is the new date added; Sat 12 and 19 May 2018 have now sold out. 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 […]

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Earth Oven Baking Courses April to October 2018, monthly

Back by by popular demand … come and learn how to bake outdoors on a wood-fired earth oven, in Martineau Gardens very own outdoor kitchen. Dates: 2018 Sat 21 April, Sat 26 May, Sat 23 June, Sat 21 July, Sat 22 Sept, Sat 20 Oct – 10am until 3pm – advance booking essential, see below. Pictured […]

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Earth Oven Building Courses 14th April — 29th September 2018

Earth Oven Building Course Choose from one of three dates: Sat 14 April, Sat 16 June or  Sat 29 September Working within the beautiful location of  community garden, Martineau Gardens, join Lizzy Bean for one of these three identical courses to learn how to build a wood-fired earth oven for your own back garden. Spend […]

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Easter Hols Wildlife Family Activities 9th — 11th April 2018

Join Juliette Green (Education Officer for Martineau Gardens), during the second week of the Easter Holidays for these family sessions, getting to know more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens.  Activities include Signs of Spring walk through the woodland, spring crafts, seed science and spring stories. Each session costs £5 per child (plus 50p booking […]

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