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Brownies help pick art for Baddesley Clinton's Victorian Artist display

Youngsters have been given a glimpse into the hidden life of a Victorian artist at Baddesley Clinton

Medieval spectacular planned for this year's Knowle & Dorridge walk and bike ride

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KNOWLE and Dorridge Lions will be rolling back the centuries for this year’s annual bike ride and walk.

Hundreds turned away from Knowle and Dorridge Lions festive walk following wet weather

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's murder most foul at Baddesley Clinton

IT WAS murder most foul at the ancient moated manor of Baddesley Clinton as it hosted its first murder mystery event.

Bumper year for Knowle and Dorridge Lions Club

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.

Olympic scarecrow display at Baddesley Clinton

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.

Japanese artist drops in at Baddesley Clinton.

A JAPANESE artist will be showcasing his work at Baddesley Clinton this month and next, as part of his touring exhibition - Henro.

Solihull couple saddle up for Heart of England bike ride

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.

Solihull nurses win Macmillan nomination

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’.

Manor houses open for night time tour

EXPLORE the medieval manor house of Baddesley Clinton this Saturday in the Museums at Night event.

Celebrate beauty of nature at Baddesley Clinton's annual Bluebell Festival

ST MICHAEL’s Church in Baddesley Clinton hold its famous Bluebell Festival next weekend.

Doors open to the public

A church at the centre of a major restoration, and a masonic temple, are among the borough buildings opening for Heritage Weekend

Artwork to go on show

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.

Painting returns to rightful home

A POPULAR Solihull tourist attraction has bought back a painting after it left the house over 100 years ago.

Big hug sees Carl through to the finish

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.

On the trail of Easter fun

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.

Interesting items to go on sale for history fans

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.

Old convent to close its doors

AN HISTORIC convent - that celebrated its 160th anniversary last year - will be closing this month.

House aims for a visitors boost

BADDESLEY Clinton hopes to boost visitor numbers with more varied walks and extended opening hours in 2011.

Walking for fun

ONCE again residents are being asked to put their best foot forward for the Lions Festive Walk.


Cathrina Hulse
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