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 Garden Party 15th July 2017

Saturday 15 July 2017, 4pm – 8pm Charity Auction (5.30pm) and Raffle  In support of Martineau Gardens, our beautiful therapeutic Community Garden   2017 sees the return of our fabulous Summer Garden Party, for the fourth year running. Enjoy an evening of food, wine and live music. Our charity auction is the highlight of the evening […]

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The Herb Patch Course 24 June 2017

Course: The Herb Patch – growing and using your own medicines  Sat 24 June, 10am – 3pm Description: A basic introduction to some safe and effective home-grown herbal treatments for common domestic health problems. Cost: £35 (no concessions) We will cover the following aspects of six or so well-known and easily-grown herbs: 1) Basic planting […]

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Storytelling Festival 17th June 2017

Sat 17 June, Storytelling Festival, Martineau Gardens, 11am – 7pm with the Traditional Arts Team The Martineau Gardens’ Storytelling Festival returns for 2017. Look forward to a family-friendly day of storytelling, in the grounds of a beautiful community garden, presented by the Traditional Arts Team. There will be arts, crafts for children and music plus delicious food. […]

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Family Plant Professor 8th June 2017

Is your school or nursery closed for the elections? Can you identify a horse chestnut tree or a scarlet campion? Come along to help your children become plant experts and enjoy a family Plant Professor session at Martineau Gardens led by Juliette Green, our Environmental Educator teacher. We’re hosting two sessions in which you and […]

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Forage and Cook Course 6th June 2017

Foraging isn’t just a countryside past-time, it can be an urban adventure too! Choose from one of these identical courses on Tuesdays 9 May or 6 June 2017 for an evening of foraging and wild cooking. Working within the beautiful location of Martineau Gardens, join the experts from Loaf cookery school. You’ll be able to […]

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Earth Oven Building Courses Sat 3 June or Sat 1 July 3rd June — 1st July 2017

Earth Oven Building Course Working within the beautiful location of  community garden, Martineau Gardens, join the Loaf cookery school for one of these two identical courses to learn how to build a wood-fired earth oven for your own back garden. Here’s how Loaf describes the course: “Spend the day in a beautiful community garden learning […]

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