Autumn Stick Man family sessions Autumn Half-Term 2018

Come and explore the natural world with Stick Man at Martineau Gardens. Each session will include listening to the Stick Man story, going on the Stick Man Trail, Stick Man craft, mini den building, wildlife activities in the woods and stick games. Sessions are led by Juliette Green, our Education Officer. Tickets: £5 per child […]

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Autumn Halloween Half-Term family sessions Autumn Half-Term 2018

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. Activities in each session will include a ‘Signs of Autumn’ trail, leaf art, making a scary Halloween face, smelly potions and games. […]

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Stories on Halloween Night Autumn Half-Term

Wednesday 31 October – Halloween With the Traditional Arts Team and Martineau Gardens. Tonight is the night when witches ride! Take a ghost walk around the Gardens as darkness falls. Stand in the shadows, the woods or beside the flickering fire and listen to tales of ghosts, spirits and fairy-folk. A rare opportunity to enjoy […]

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Autumn Event Sun 16 September 16th September 2018

Live music from local musicians, children’s wildlife activities, the Stick Man trail, seasonal produce sales and gardening inspiration  are some of the treats in store for visitors to Martineau Gardens’ annual Autumn Event on Sunday 16 September 2018 from 11am – 3pm. Our family friendly ‘green’ fete will celebrate the Autumn harvest and provide an afternoon of family fun. […]

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Birmingham Honey Show 1 and 2 Sept 1st — 2nd September 2018

Organised by Birmingham & District Beekeepers Association Birmingham Honey Show Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September, 2018, 10am – 4pm Free Entry Back for an eighth 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, meet a queen […]

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

The Princess & The Giant Wednesday 29 August, 6.30pm (gates open 6pm), Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UG. Ticket update (as of 29.8.2018 4pm): We are selling tickets on the gate for tonight’s performance (see details below) Princess Sophie is fed up. She’s EXHAUSTED and it’s all because the grumpy old giant […]

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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, 7pm (gates open 6.30pm), Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UG. We’re delighted to welcome back Folksy Theatre with their 2018 productions. Saturday 25 August will see the Gardens transformed into an outdoor theatre, with the deck of the Pirate Shipwreck becoming the stage for […]

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The Stick Man Trail Welcome Event SOLD OUT 23rd August 2018

What to expect: Taking place on Thursday  23 August, between 10am and 4pm, The Stick Man Trail Welcome Event celebrates the arrival of the Stick Man Trail in Birmingham.  The self-guided trail will then run until the end of December 2019. There is no availability on the free activity sessions – on Thurs 23 August […]

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Bee Keeping Courses – new date added Sun 29 July 29th July 2018

Beekeeping Courses We’re delighted to announce that a new date has been added for this ever-popular fast-selling course – Sunday 29 July 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 […]

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Summer Holiday Family activities Summer Holiday Family Wildlife activities

Summer’s here! Come and join our family activity sessions taking place during the summer holidays  – ideal for finding out more about the wildlife at Martineau Gardens, the community garden in Edgbaston, near Birmingham. There will be plenty of fun and play along the way. We have some brand new activity sessions on our ‘Family […]

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