Sutton Coldfield still has stone houses dating back to the 1530s, this talk looks at their origins and history.
We will be celebrating the gardens with a small exhibition, practical creative activities and more.
A walking tour across the Edgbaston campus, with brief talks revealing the lives of Rose Sidgwick and Margery Fry.
A rare opportunity to go behind the scenes at The Electric and visit the places the public never sees.
Did you know this major tournament owes its humble beginnings to the city of Birmingham?
Join us as we showcase the last 250 years of Birmingham and tell the story of our fantastic city.
Visit the golden roofed Dhamma Talaka Peace Pagoda.
Join us to explore the modernist aesthetic of two Birmingham grade II listed churches, both built in the 1960s.
A talk about the life and work of overlooked Birmingham surrealist Emmy Bridgwater at RBSA.
Walk with us the length of Smallbrook Queensway to celebrate the Ringway Centre in its setting.
Join this walk to discover geology in the city centre; from sea creatures and ancient deserts to volcanoes.
The Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane Cemeteries will be able to assist with burial indexes for both cemeteries.
Join this walk to hear stories about the people buried in the churchyard.
Enjoy the atmosphere of a traditional brass band concert in Cannon Hill Park.
A walk round this beautiful reservoir exploring its role in Birmingham’s social and economic history.
The Electric Cinema and Old Rep are joining forces for Birmingham Heritage Week.
A 4.5mile walk led by the City of Birmingham Ramblers Group through Bournville’s parks and green spaces.
This interactive workshop explores the contents and value of family archives.
The former TASCOS bakery building is now the home of South Birmingham Works, and opens its doors.
Visit this stunning listed church and climb the tower for a spectacular view.
Visit the Family Heritage Surgery & Help Desk provided by Midland Ancestors.
A specially commissioned theatrical piece about Sutton Coldfield’s history from the Magic Lantern Society.
Join us for a garden tour followed by Q&A with our Chief Executive who will be sharing our vision for the future of the Gardens.
Join us on our urban, interfaith trail stopping at 9 different places of worship.
Self guided tours of our mid-Victorian buildings and a chance to climb the tower for views over Birmingham.
See early original maps representing empire. Maps and atlases on display dating from 1720 to 1892.
A unique opportunity to join a guided tour of the Tudor Merchant’s House and Old Grammar School in Kings Norton.
Climb the stone spiral staircase for the history of bellringing and a demonstration.
A walking tour along several of John Madin’s housing schemes in Edgbaston.
A collection of World War I and World War II Memorials to Cadbury employees.
A fun live action mystery puzzle: Watt a Wonderful Party! Can you solve the puzzling mystery?