“Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows. She’s fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family. With his cherished Morticia in the dark will Gomez manage to keep his daughter’s secret until the two families meet for a fateful dinner with hilarious consequences?
Join them, plus Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley and more for a heart-warming story of love, family and friendship… with a twist!” This performance is brought to you by a cast of 30 students from the Cosmic Theatre School.
Date and time: 12th and 13th November, 7:00 – 9:30pm. Price: £14.74.
Middle Spernal Farm hosts a monthly forests club for youngsters who love being out in the woodlands. Every month there are new activities to try out that reflect the current season. Your children can learn about the flora and fauna, the history of the area, and learn how to build a den and a fire, where they can toast some marshmallows.
Date and time: Starts on the first Saturday of every month, from 2-4pm. Price: £5.
“A musical celebration of Festivals of Light for you and your little ones to enjoy with B’Opera. You’ll listen to beautiful music by the likes of Handel, Dvorak, Debussy, Wolf, Jerry Bock, Gilbert and Sullivan, Beethoven, Thea Musgrave, and many more. Expect musical fireworks and maybe a pumpkin or two!”
Date and time: Saturday 5th November at 10:30am – 12pm. Price: £17.50 for 1 adult and up to two children, additional children are £5 each.
Highclare School will be hosting their very own bonfire night show, with 3 different fireworks displays! Each display will be shown at different times in the evening to allow children of all age groups to participate in the event. Hot food, treats and sweets will be available for you to purchase on the night.
Date and time: Friday 4th November at 6:30 – 8:30pm. Price: Tickets start at £7.50.
Birmingham’s annual German Christmas Market is back again this year! “The largest authentic German Christmas market outside of Germany or Austria, Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market offers a large range of traditional good and gifts and a selection of tempting food and drink. Pretzels, schnitzels, bratwursts, and roasted almonds will tempt your taste buds, all of which can be washed down with gluhwein, weissbeer (wheat beer), or tasty hot chocolate.”
Date and time: From Thursday 3rd November to Friday 23rd December. From 8:30am – 8:00pm.
WMG Academy in Solihull is a college for young people who are interested in taking on a career in STEM. Their open evening is for families of all ages to come and try out some super fun activities such as:
- Explosive experiments
- Virtual reality
- 3D printing
- Electric cars
- Explore their facilities
- Take a selfie with a Jaguar car
- And much more!
Date and time: Thursday 17th November at 5-8pm. Price: FREE.
Get into the festive spirit by making your own Christmas wreaths using fresh materials taken from Newlands Bishop Farm. Materials and tools will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own materials if you have something special you’d like to include! If you would prefer, you can also bring your own gloves and apron. Drinks and cake will be available at the café.
Date and time: Saturday 26th November at 10am – 12pm. Price: £35.
Learn how to make pizza dough, choose your toppings and hand craft your own pizza, in the wonderful outdoor cooking space at Wood Cutters Bar and Grill Cookery School. The ultimate in alfresco family dining, sit and eat it in the woods or overlooking the pond.
Date and time: Saturday 12th November at 2-4pm. Price: Adults are £15, children are £7.50.
Visit Queen Elizabeth Hospital for a weekly wildlife walk every Wednesday morning. The group spends their time discovering the large diversity of wildlife, including a variety of different birds, butterflies, moths and other insects. When you get back to the community grow space you can then spend a couple of hours gardening, growing and tending to the beautiful fruits and vegetables.
Date and time: Every Wednesday from the 2nd November, 10-11am. Price: FREE.
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