Youngsters have been given a glimpse into the hidden life of a Victorian artist at Baddesley Clinton
KNOWLE and Dorridge Lions will be rolling back the centuries for this year’s annual bike ride and walk.
HUNDREDS of disappointed fund raisers were turned away from the Knowle and Dorridge Lions’ popular festive walk this year following a succession of torrential downpours over the Christmas period.
IT WAS murder most foul at the ancient moated manor of Baddesley Clinton as it hosted its first murder mystery event.
Knowle and Dorridge Lions Club celebrated yet another successful year last month, when the club held its annual presentation evening for sponsors at the Greswolde Hotel in Knowle.
LORD Sebastian Crowe, Sir Swede Redgrave and Andrew Strawmurray. These are just some of the Olympic legends to be gracing the gardens at Baddesley Clinton - and they’re all made out of straw.
A JAPANESE artist will be showcasing his work at Baddesley Clinton this month and next, as part of his touring exhibition - Henro.
THIS Sunday (July 8) husband and wife Jonathan and Jenny Eden from Solihull will be using pedal power for the British Heart Foundation (BHF) by taking on the Heart of England cycle challenge in memory of Jonathan’s father, Geoff.
WITH only two weeks to go until the Heart of England Walk for Macmillan Cancer Support, the charity’s nurses in Solihull have been nominated for an award recognising ‘team excellence’.
EXPLORE the medieval manor house of Baddesley Clinton this Saturday in the Museums at Night event.
ST MICHAEL’s Church in Baddesley Clinton hold its famous Bluebell Festival next weekend.
A church at the centre of a major restoration, and a masonic temple, are among the borough buildings opening for Heritage Weekend
POP along to the Allsorts Art Fair at Solihull Arts Complex next month and enjoy a wide range of arts and crafts, jewellery, wood turning, textiles and card making.
A POPULAR Solihull tourist attraction has bought back a painting after it left the house over 100 years ago.
A FATHER of two from Dorridge conquered the London Marathon in three hours and 29 minutes last Sunday in aid of The Prostate Cancer Charity.
LOCAL attractions Packwood House and Baddesley Clinton will both have some family fun on offer over the Easter holidays with Cadbury’s eggs on offer for successful searchers on their Easter Egg trails.
A selection of interesting and artistic items will be going under the hammer on April 1 at Midlands auction house Biddle & Webb which may appeal to those collectors with a fascination for religious history.
AN HISTORIC convent - that celebrated its 160th anniversary last year - will be closing this month.
BADDESLEY Clinton hopes to boost visitor numbers with more varied walks and extended opening hours in 2011.
ONCE again residents are being asked to put their best foot forward for the Lions Festive Walk.