Essential maintenance

As part of improvements to our network we will be updating our internet connection between 6.30pm and 9.00pm 12 November 2019.

We do not anticipate any downtime but you may notice a short interruption of our online services.

We thank you for your patience while this work is completed.

What's on

With great open spaces and parks, it’s little wonder that there are so many events and activities in Solihull every year.

Use our What’s On calendar to see what’s happening across the borough.

Please note: Solihull Council is not responsible for organising all the events/activities in the calendar. Please check the details in the individual listing and contact the organiser to make sure the event/activity is going ahead. We will only announce cancelled events on our Facebook and Twitter accounts if they are organised by the Council.

If you're planning on holding an event in one of our parks or Solihull town centre please complete our events enquiry form.

For the latest business support events and information visit www.solihullforsuccess.com.

For visitor information, including major events, tourist attractions and hotel accommodation within Solihull visit www.destinationsolihull.com.

Upcoming events

Tuesday 12 November
Hobs Moat Library Literary Litter Pickers

Meet at Hobs Moat Library, 10.00am – 11.00am

Talking Rubbish in Solihull was created to promote a litter-free borough through positive action. Monthly litter picks are currently taking part in Hobs Moat, so volunteers can help to litter pick the local area for an hour before returning to the library for tea or coffee and biscuits.  All equipment and bags are provided and a full briefing given.  For more information contact talkingrubbish@outlook.com

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Saturday 16 November
Fine and Local Food Fayre

Mell Square, High Street and Mill Lane, Solihull, 9.00am – 5.30pm

Sample the best of locally sourced food and produce from a range of top quality suppliers at this market, which is held on the third Saturday of each month.  Artworks and craft items by regional artists are also available at this market, which is held on the third Saturday of each month.  For more information visit www.sketts.co.uk

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Sunday 17 November
Hazel Coppicing

Palmer’s Rough LNR, times tbc

Help the Conservation Volunteers to carry out hazel coppicing at Palmer’s Rough.  Times will be agreed by those taking part.  For more information visit www.solihullcv.org.uk or to register, either email davidcollins1@aol.com or ring Dave Fernie on 0121 459 1697.

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Saturday 23 November
Olton Christmas Tree Lights - Switch On

169A Warwick Road, Olton, Solihull, B92 7AR

Annual switch on event where the local community gather at Olton library and then go to the local church for further celebrations

For information please call 0121 706 3038 or email libraryarts@solihull.gov.uk.

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Saturday 23 November
Oaks and Shires

Bills Wood LNR, Regan Avenue, Shirley B90, 11.00am – 3.00pm

Meet the heavy horse and learn more about their valuable role in maintaining our woodlands, and take part in traditional woodland crafts such as willow weaving. 

Other attractions include children’s activities and the Green Man.  Nature lovers and conservationists of all ages are sure to enjoy this event which offers traditional fun for all the family!  For more information contact Adam Noon on 0121 704 6636.

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Sunday 24 November
Elmdon Park Litter Pickers

Tanhouse Farm Road, opposite Elmdon Park Play Area, 9.00am

Join the Elmdon Park litter pickers on one of the monthly litter picks in Elmdon Park. The litter pickers meet by Elmdon Park play area opposite Tanhouse Farm Rd at 9:00am usually on the last Sunday of every month. Everyone is welcome and we would really appreciate you giving up an hour of your time to help keep Elmdon Park clean. All necessary equipment is provided. Thank you for your support and see you there.

 

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Saturday 30 November
Kingshurst Literary Litter Pickers

Kingshurst Library, Kingshurst, 10.30am to 12.00pm

The Kingshurst Literary Litter Pickers were set up since in mid 2018 and meets once a month to do litter picks round the Parade and areas around Kingshurst and St Anthony’s Schools. In three months we, along with the Smiths Wood litter pickers cleared over 10 tonnes of rubbish. We are very keen for parents and particularly primary age children to be involved and try and include all members of our community. We host it in the library as it also helps to promote their services. All the equipment is provided through Love Solihull, which is part of Solihull Council

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Sunday 1 December
Holly Thinning

Pall Grove, times tbc

Help the Conservation Volunteers to carry out holly thinning at Pall Grove.  Times will be agreed by those taking part.  For more information visit www.solihullcv.org.uk or to register, either email davidcollins1@aol.com or ring Dave Fernie on 0121 459 1697.

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Sunday 1 December
Christmas in the Park

Brueton Park, B91 3HA, 12.00pm – 3.00pm

Father Christmas is making a special appearance in the park so come and visit him in his grotto to receive a small gift!  Other entertainment includes a festive treasure trail around the park and a Christmas craft activity at the Parkridge Centre.  Entrance costs £3 per child. 

Reduce queuing time by booking a time slot in advance via the Contact Centre on 0121 704 8000.  With Carols in the Park from 1.00pm, visitors of all ages can get into the festive spirit by singing along with the brass band and choir. Meet by the car park.

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Friday 6 December
Farmer’s Market

High Street and Mill Lane, Solihull, B91 0NA, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Support our local farmers by visiting this popular market, which offers a tempting range of local produce sourced from within a 30 mile radius of Solihull, on the first Friday of every month.  For more information visit www.sketts.co.uk

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