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A still from Saving Santa

Movie Review: Saving Santa (U)

Frothy fun, an animated Christmas treat for the youngsters

Reporter Annette Belcher

Solihull News reporters to cycle 277miles

Annette Belcher and Hannah Jennings Parry are getting on their bikes for charity  Mad Hatters Tea Party

Chris and verity's pride and joy - Heidi-Louise

Book helped grieving dad in coming to terms with his loss

Chris Beebee from Castle Bromwich writes children's book to help channel sadness following loss of his child

The Wanted

The Wanted coming to Birmingham's LG Arena

Boy band to play Birmingham LG Arena in March 2014

John Partridge, Gok Wan and Stephanie Beacham

All-star line-up to provide panto fun

From television royalty Stephanie Beacham playing the Evil Queen to rising star Danielle Hope as Snow White, Birmingham Hippodrome’s production promises to be “the Palladium of pantomimes.”

Dorridge Fun Run

Record turn out for Dorridge Fun Run and Fair

A record 1700 people took part in the ninth Dorridge Fun Run and Summer Fair last Saturday

Coaching on cricket pitch

CRICKET coaching is being offered to children in Solihull during the half term holiday.

farm

Offer! Kids go free when visiting Umberslade Farm

We’ve teamed up with Umberslade Farm Park in Warwickshire to offer every reader two FREE kids tickets this half term.

Half-term sport on offer for kids

THERE will be a range of sporting courses this half-term to keeps kids fit and entertained.

Don Maclean will be the celebrity who starts this year's Knowle Fun Run

Don Maclean to start this year's Knowle Fun Run

TOP comedian Don Maclean will be supporting this year’s Knowle Fun Run.

Glynn Purnell

Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell goes back to school

AWARD-winning chef Glynn Purnell returned to his roots this week to help educate youngsters on healthy eating.

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Great British Farmhouse Breakfast Week celebrated at Hatton Country World

TRAVEL by tractor may be an unusual mode of transport for the school run, but children at Ferncumbe School in Hatton were delighted when a tractor and trailer arrived at the school gates on Tuesday to take them to breakfast.

Children's theatre tour

FOLLOWING the huge TV success of the children's hit series, Fifi and The Flowertots, Premier Productions is taking the show on a national theatre tour throughout the remainder of 2008 and 2009.

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Festival will be biggest

This year's Solihull Festival looks to be the biggest yet with a nine-day programme of events

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Bellringers gather at Stoneleigh

THREE bell ringers from Solihull are organising a gathering of campanologists from across the world.

Victorian fun and games

THE Victorian past of Hill Close Gardens in Warwick will come to life on Saturday September 6 when members of the Alcester group Revival will play croquet on the lawns in Victorian dress.

Annual fete

THE Bromsgrove adoption centre is holding its' 20th annual fund raiser at the Animals Centre from 12pm-4pm on Saturday.

Classical

The National Children's Orchestra 30th Anniversary Concert, 6.30pm: Symphony Hall, Broad St, Aug 31.

Help for Malawi

A CAR boot sale held earlier this month has helped to raise over £90 for a school in Malawi.

Moseley folk festival

IF you're a fan of folk music then this month's there's no better place to be than Moseley.