It Takes A Village, Birmingham Nov 20 9.30-12.30

introducing asset based commissioning and community investment… It Takes a Village… is Children’s Quarter third annual conference.  We’re focusing on making more of what we share – community assets: families, networks, communities, grassroots groups and schools – making the whole community a classroom.  The event takes place at Edgbaston Community Centre, Woodview Drive, Birmingham B15…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

Autis at Highcroft Community Centre

Autis Birmingham is one of the Children’s Quarter members that is creating opportunities for children and young people with additional needs to take part in sport, arts and crafts, sensory play and enjoy healthy food this summer.     Autis Birmingham is a community project which supports families affected by autism & other additional needs throughout…Read moreRead more

Board and Exec Meeting 2 May

The last meeting of the current CQ Board and Executive Committee before the AGM on May 10 takes place 10-12 noon on Thursday 2 May; upstairs at the All Saints Centre, Kings Heath. Members can submit motions; or for copies of minutes and agendas; or if you would like to attend – please email Sherri…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real: Focus on Funding 30 April

The next in the series of Learn for Real events focuses on funding success: an opportunity to share and gain tips about funders, grant applications and generating income.   CQ members and supporters are welcome to the event; venue and time to be confirmed; Tuesday 30 April. email Paul if you would like to take part,…Read moreRead more

AGM Notice for Members

The Children’s Quarter company Annual General Meeting takes place at 10am on Friday 10 May 2019 in the Deloitte Room at Midlands Arts Centre, Edgbaston B12 9QH. The formal business for members is to consider the accounts and directors’ report; elect directors to serve for the year ahead; agree audit arrangements; and consider any resolutions…Read moreRead more

Inclusion Fusion Grants for Members

More details about small grants to fund parent consultation and inclusive service provision which will be available from Children’s Quarter in Summer 2019 will appear here shortly. If your group would like to work co-operatively with another CQ member to provide an inclusive service for children and young people in consultation with parents, please email…Read moreRead more

Learn for Real: Chelmsley Wood, 14 June 10am

Meriden ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND Thurs 14 June 10am at Moorend Avenue B37 5TB ALI WOOD  Chair of Meriden Adventure Playground Association hosts the first  Children’s Quarter Learning for Real event – a series of informal occasions when we go out and about to find the difference Member organisations make. Join Ali, her colleagues and other CQ Members for the morning…Read moreRead more

Children’s Quarter AGM 19 April 2018

Birmingham City University

Launched in November 2017 and served by an interim Board of Directors, it’s time for Children’s Quarter to have its first Annual General Meeting.  The chance for Members to choose who they want to act as Directors, guiding the development of the Co-op between Members’ Meetings. The AGM will start at 10am on 19th April…Read moreRead more