Unless otherwise stated, all events take place in Sutton Coldfield Library.

< February 2019 >
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        1Lego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesLego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Home Ed Lego Club at Sutton Coldfield Library
£2 per family
Booking essential via homeedlego@gmail.com
Please note: These lego sessions are for home educating families only.
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2BCAT STARZ Arts ClubBCAT STARZ Arts ClubTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A FREE workshop for 6-12 year olds combining arts, drama, dance, games and the world of Roald Dahl! This workshop is being run by Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies, funded by a Big Lottery Grant BCAT STARZ is part of BCAT’s community work with young people. BCAT run several free clubs that use art, dance, drama and music to assist your child in improving their interest in books and reading. Projects are designed, not only to improve literacy development, but also self-esteem and communication. Participants will gain practical experience in a variety of arts forms and games that will encourage the development of social skills and interaction with their peers.
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Local History Talk - The Murder of Mary AshfordLocal History Talk - The Murder of Mary AshfordTime: 13:00 - 15:30
A local history talk about a piece of Sutton Coldfield's history which changed English law for ever. This talk will be given by author and historian Naomi Clifford. The event starts (with refreshments) at Holy Trinity Church, which has important links to the historical events under discussion, and then moves to Sutton Coldfield Library. The event is designed as a single programme, but if you can only attend one part that's also possible.
FREE but donations welcome to cover the cost of providing refreshments.
13.00 Holy Trinity Church, Sutton Coldfield. Introduction and visit to Mary Ashford's grave.
14.00 Sutton Coldfield Library. Main talk, Q&A session plus book sales
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4 5 6 7Yoga Bears - Story MassageYoga Bears - Story MassageTime: 10:00 - 10:30
Story and Rhyme Massage
A fun class for Babies and Adults
Every Thursday for 5 weeks from 10 January 2019
10-10.30am Story massage involves the use of simple movement (through clothes) associated with words to build up a story or rhyme /song.
Story massage can be shared as a child to child or parent to child activity.
Benefits of story massage:
- Opportunities for children / babies to access calming time
- Fun and interactive way of story telling
- Increases social skills, imagination and creativity
- Relaxation of mind and body
For more details please contact Helen Wyszynski (Helen works for the NHS in the Speech and Language Therapy Service and is also a qualified Holistic Therapist)
07814 435 614 or helenwys@aol.com
Sutton Coldfield Library
Suggested donation: £2 (to be donated to charity)
No booking required
Meet local author Rachel McLean - CANCELLEDMeet local author Rachel McLean - CANCELLEDTime: 13:30
'A House Divided' by Rachel McLean is a tense, timely and fast-moving political thriller set in a near future Britain dominated by the politics of fear and distrust. The book focuses on the fictional MP and government minister Jennifer Sinclair, and her struggles when her family comes under threat from her own government. At this FREE event Rachel will be reading an excerpt from her book, talking about how her experience working at the heart of Government inspired it, and signing copies. You can find out more about her writing and read the companion stories to 'A House Divided' at rachelmclean.com
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Knit and natterKnit and natterTime: 14:00 - 16:00
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome at this free drop-in session.
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8 9BCAT STARZ Arts ClubBCAT STARZ Arts ClubTime: 10:00 - 12:00
A FREE workshop for 6-12 year olds combining arts, drama, dance, games and the world of Roald Dahl! This workshop is being run by Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies, funded by a Big Lottery Grant BCAT STARZ is part of BCAT’s community work with young people. BCAT run several free clubs that use art, dance, drama and music to assist your child in improving their interest in books and reading. Projects are designed, not only to improve literacy development, but also self-esteem and communication. Participants will gain practical experience in a variety of arts forms and games that will encourage the development of social skills and interaction with their peers.
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Lego Club for New FamiliesLego Club for New FamiliesTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Like our regular lego club, but this is only for families who haven't previously attended a lego club at Sutton Coldfield Library. Tickets are free, but must be booked. Booking opens one month before each session.
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11 12 13Family History Help DeskFamily History Help DeskTime: 13:00 - 15:00
Queries about any aspect of Family History research welcomed, whether relating to Sutton Coldfield families or those from across the UK. Booking not essential, but recommended if you wish to guarantee time with our expert volunteer Family History researcher during Help Desk hours:https://bookwhen.com/foliosuttoncoldfield/
FREE
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ElderberriesElderberriesTime: 13:30 - 15:00
Aged 50+? Come and meet up with others at our Elderberries events - an opportunity to share memories of Sutton Coldfield. Refreshments provided. Sutton Coldfield Library
14 15Lego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesLego Club for Homeschooling FamiliesTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Home Ed Lego Club at Sutton Coldfield Library
£2 per family
Booking essential via homeedlego@gmail.com
Please note: These lego sessions are for home educating families only.
Sutton Coldfield Library
16Lego ClubLego ClubTime: 13:00 - 14:30
BOOKING ESSENTIAL A free playful session with building challenges. Come and show us your lego talents! Funded by the M6 Toll Community Fund.
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18 19 20 21 22 23Half Term Lego ClubHalf Term Lego ClubTime: 13:00 - 14:30
Love lego and building things?
Come and join our family lego club with both lego and duplo available for children and their grown-ups.
Please note, this club is not for unaccompanied children, but children of all ages are welcome. Parents/carers remain responsible for their children at all time.
Tickets are free but places MUST be booked.
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25 26Pre school Story TimePre school Story TimeTime: 11:00 - 11:30
Pre school Story Time led by Sutton Coldfield Library staff
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