Festive Stick Man Family sessions – announcements coming soon! December 2019

Look out for details coming soon, a special family festive Stick Man event coming to Martineau Gardens this December 2019. For the latest announcements,  Click here to join our News & Events mailing list – we’ll email you once a month with News from the Gardens. For our privacy policy click here: Privacy.

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Autumn & Halloween half term family sessions Autumn Half-Term 2019

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. Dinosaur Discovery (Wed 30 October, 10am – 12noon OR 1.30pm – 3.30pm) Make an explorer hat, then enter the woods to search for dinosaurs. […]

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Autumn Event Sun 22 September 22nd September 2019

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 22 September 2019 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 7 and 8 Sept 7th — 8th September 2019

Organised by Birmingham & District Beekeepers Association Birmingham Honey Show Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September, 2019, 10am – 4pm Free Entry Back for an ninth 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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Comedy of Errors open-air theatre 24th August 2019

  Comedy of Errors  (open- air theatre) Saturday 24 August, Martineau Gardens, 7pm (gates open 6pm), Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UG. We’re delighted to welcome back Folksy Theatre with their 2019 productions. Saturday 24 August will see the Gardens transformed into an outdoor theatre, with the deck of the Pirate Shipwreck […]

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Summer Holiday Family Activities 2019 Summer Holiday Family Activities 2019

Our popular family activity sessions are back for the Summer Holidays, led by Juliette Green (Martineau Gardens’ Education Officer). Taking place every Tuesday and Friday from 26 July through to 30 August, enjoy environmental / craft activities suitable for 3 to 12 years, at 10am or 1.30pm* Butterflies and Dragonflies, Dinosaur Discovery, Senses Safari, Plant […]

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Mr Magnolia Outdoor Theatre 23rd July 2019

Mr Magnolia Tuesday 23 July, 4.30pm (gates open 3.30pm), Martineau Gardens, 27 Priory Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7UG. Mr Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple dinosaur who’s a magnificent brute, two sisters who play the flute, and even a […]

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Summer Garden Party 29th June 2019

Saturday 29 June 2019 4pm – 8pm Charity Auction  and Raffle  In support of Martineau Gardens, our beautiful therapeutic Community Garden   Tickets: £15 (now on sale; £20 on the gate – for advance purchase scroll to end of page) 2019 sees the return of our fabulous Summer Garden Party, for the sixth year running. Please […]

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Sat 21 Sept – Car Park Closed – Cricket Parking only Cricket Parking 2019

Sat 21 Sept 2019 (***If you are planning to visit the Gardens and not the cricket, please read our advice at the end of this page***) (***If you are planning to visit the Gardens and not the cricket, please read our advice at the end of this page***) Cricket is taking place at Edgbaston Cricket […]

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Beekeeping Taster Courses SOLD OUT Summer 2019

Sat 15 June or Sat 13 July Introductory one-day courses on the art of beekeeping.   THE COURSES ARE NOW SOLD OUT 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 […]

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