Healthy Histories Community Fun Day


October Fun in Handsworth

Posted on 21st October 2012 by

One thing that I love about the holidays, apart from the fact that it is one of the only times I can just relax, is the fact that there is so much going on and so many activities that your young ones can be part of.

Here is  just some of those activities:

1. Black History Photography Project

Working in partnership with the MAC/Vanley Burke for young people to create photographic skills and produce pictures for gallery project.

Where: Oakland Young People Centre, Oaklands Road, Handsworth,Birmingham, B21 0NA

Contact: Russell Green on 0121 523 7702

You can bring or buy your lunch.

Age: 12 – 16 years

Cost: FREE

There is a range of activities that are suitable for children and young people with disabilities.

2. Boulton’s Big Draw

As part of the Big Draw, take part in funky art activities inspired by our new displays.

Where: Soho House Museum, 5 Soho Avenue, Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB

When: 23/10/2012, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Contact: 0121 554 9122

Normal charges to Historic House apply.

3. Spooky Soho

Soho’s spooky cellars are transformed into the Soho Dungeons for Halloween as we explore terrible tales of 18th century crime and punishment.

Where: Soho House Museum, 5 Soho Avenue, Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB

When: 23/10/2012 – 28/10/2012, 12.00pm – 16.00pm

Contact: 0121 554 9122

Free entry for all those in Halloween fancy dress.

Normal charges to Historic House apply.

Family Event

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4. Boulton goes to Bollywood

To celebrate Black History Month, Soho House goes to Bollywood with free activities and workshops. Tours of the House explore intriguing links between the Lunar Society and the anti-slavery campaign in the 18th century.

Where: Soho House Museum, 5 Soho Avenue, Handsworth, Birmingham, B18 5LB

When: 24/10/2012, 12.00pm – 16.00pm

Contact: 0121 554 9122

Normal charges to Historic House apply.

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5. D’vine Chance Kidz Playscheme

Where: D’vine Chance Kidz, Laurel Road, B21 9PB

When: 22/10/2012 – 26/10/2012, 9:00am – 18:00pm

Costs: £55 a week, 9.30am-3.30pm or £68 a week 9am-6pm. Can cater for children with additional needs, please contact to discuss needs.

Contact: 07769575378

6. Grove Community Project Playscheme

Where: Grove Community Project, Arthur Road, B21 9HY

When: 22/10/2012 – 26/10/2012, 8:30am – 17:30pm

Cost: TBC (Please Contact to find out)

Please bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes suitable for fun and messy play. Can cater for children with disabilities, please ring to discuss. Part-time sessionavailable from 10am to 2pm.

Contact: 0121 515 3864

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So if you have youngsters that are bored this Half term, as you can see Handsworth is packed with so much things for them to do! Get the involved.