Suicide Prevention Training, Birmingham 17 Oct

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people in the UK.  At increased risk: disabled children and young people; those who are excluded and feel isolated from society including through autism, mental health or other special needs.  This half-day workshop is aimed at practitioners who come into regular contact with young people but who aren’t…Read moreRead more

Creating a Cooperative Consortium 3 Oct

Children’s Quarter members and guests meet on 3 October at the John Lewis Community Hub in Birmingham to plan future consortium working. The agenda includes: an update on Short Breaks in Birmingham and other West Midlands authorities a brief introduction to Children’s Quarter proposals for asset-based commissioning discussion of working to members’ strengths and prospects…Read moreRead more

Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief Training, Birmingham 26 Sept

Training presented by Children’s Quarter and Our Place on Child Abuse Linked to Faith & Belief (CALFB) at All Saints Youth Project behind All Saints Centre 2 Vicarage Road B14 7RA; 9am-3pm on 26 September.  Fee is  £30 for members and supporters of Children’s Quarter and £50 for non-members.   You can join Children’s Quarter from…Read moreRead more

New Groups Join Children’s Quarter

Children’s Quarter welcomes four more member organisations to the co-op this summer: Norton Hall Children & Family Centre, The Springfield Project, Creative Active Lives and Football Funatics have all signed up. Norton Hall Children & Family Centre is one of the most well-established groups supporting children, parents and families in Birmingham, having been working for…Read moreRead more

Square Peg Sessions in Kingstanding and Sutton Coldfield

Happy Healthy Holiday sessions in Kingstanding And Sutton Coldfield this July and August are organised by the Square Peg Foundation.  Physical and creative play, pizza making, fruit salads and healthy eating picnics are in store. See the attached flyer for further details. (more…)

Open Rep Summer School (Ages 8-13)

Birmingham REP in partnership with Open Theatre is holding creative drama sessions for 8 – 13 year olds on the autistic spectrum or with mild and moderate learning disabilities. Taking place over three days, these sessions will be fun and engaging – bringing out and developing hidden abilities for improvising, performing and exploring all kinds…Read moreRead more

KIDS Summer Nursery

KIDS Summer Nursery runs Monday – Friday 5-23 August inclusive with healthy eating and physical activities.  Further details on the flyer below.   (more…)

Nature Play with the GLUE Collective

A weekend of active exploration, den building, nature crafts, fire skills, mud play and more awaits children and young people at the GLUE Garden in Shenley Lane in South Birmingham.  GLUE stands for Growing and Learning in Urban Environments and the GLUE Garden is the organisation’s base, a community garden reclaimed from wasteland which both…Read moreRead more

free@last: 4 weeks of Summer in Nechells

Children and young people can sign up for physical activity, healthy food and fun for four weeks for free during the Summer holidays at free@last in Nechells.  The sessions for 5-16 year olds run Monday-Thursday from Monday 29 July to Thursday 22 August inclusive.  They are 10am-2pm and take place at free@last’s base at 49…Read moreRead more

Free Play for Children Facing Social Exclusion

Birmingham Freedom Project and Parks for Play are cooperating to provide free summer play for children who are at risk of being socially excluded at St Bede’s church, Brandwood as part of Birmingham’s Healthy Happy Holidays. program.  The sessions run on Tuesdays 6, 13 and 20 August 10.30am – 1pm and offer fabulous free play and…Read moreRead more