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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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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Under the Blossom that Hangs on the Bough 3rd June 2017

Saturday 3 June 4.30pm – 7.30pm for-Wards, MAC Birmingham & Pram present Under the Blossom that Hangs on the Bough Let Pram take you on a journey through the city, a sound trail through the four wards of Birmingham’s Edgbaston district. Hear the world from the perspective of a bee as it flutters and forages. The […]

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Nettlefest 20th May 2017

Nettlefest – Sat 20 May, 11am – 6pm, free entry    at Martineau Gardens A free community based event, organised by SAB Permaculture  – intending to spread the word about this abundant resource and its many benefits. An event to bring the community together to share knowlege, skills and fun. For more details visit the […]

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Spring Event 14th May 2017

Sun 14 May, Spring Event, Martineau Gardens, 11am-3pm Celebrating 20 years of Community Gardening 2017 sees us celebrating twenty years of community gardening. Martineau Gardens is one of the longest running Community Gardens in Birmingham. Join us at the Spring Event on Sunday 14 May, 11am – 3pm.    When the city council-run environmental centre closed […]

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Big Dig Food Growing Event 22nd April 2017

Sat 22 April, Big Dig Food Growing Event, Martineau Gardens, 2pm – 4pm Free entry A chance to kick start your growing year or come and find out all about the wonderful world of grow your own. Join the Community Garden for an edible gardening event to inspire you to brush off the cobwebs on […]

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Stories on Halloween Night 31st October 2016

Monday 31 October,     6pm – 9pm (last entry 8pm) Tickets: £5 Adults, Children £2 * (click here to go straight to on-line ticket sales) Tonight is the night when witches ride.  With Traditional Arts Team and Martineau Gardens Take a ghost walk around the Gardens as darkness falls. Stand in the shadows, the woods or beside […]

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