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Council
Midsummer music in Haden Hill Park 

20 Jun 18

Staff and volunteers at Haden Hill House Museum are getting ready for a special midsummer celebration of music in the park this weekend.


Blog feature
Rotary Grand Tour (Day 1) Copy 

18 Jun 18

Our second day of the Rotary Grand Tour saw us starting with a stop at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow before heading south on the western side of England.


Event
Antiques Fair, 17 Jun 2018 

16 Jun 18

17 Jun 2018 – Community at Manor House Museum…


Blog feature
Celebrating The Natural History Collection With Oasis 

14 Jun 18

Last Thursday saw another fabulous Brum Bloggers event take place at Oasis, Bullring.


Blog politics
Councillors’ Market Place 

13 Jun 18

Lots of interesting things at the Councillors’ Market Place yesterday (ahead of the June Full Council meeting) including coming face to face with this replica of Dippy’s skull! Don’t forget you can see Dippy the dinosaur all summer at the …


Council
Get creative with cartoons and caricatures 

11 Jun 18

Visitors to an exhibition at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery to showcase drawings, letters and interviews by Charlie Grigg who drew for the Beano can get the chance to draw some cartoons and caricatures themselves.


Council
Come and walk with Pete the dinosaur 

31 May 18

Staff and volunteers at the Manor House Museum are getting ready to travel back in time over 70 million years this weekend to the Jurassic period with a Dinosaur Take Over family fun day.


Event
Half-Term Gunk and Junk Week, 29 May 2018 – 1 Jun 2018 

28 May 18

29 May 2018 – 1 Jun 2018 – Workshop at Avoncroft Museum (suitable for under 18s) This half-term holiday, we’ll be finding new uses for everyday objects with a week of activities on a recycling theme.


Blog feature
July 27-29, 2018: Indietracks 

27 May 18

Indietracks is a fantastic three day music festival which takes place at the historic Midland Railway in Derbyshire.


Blog feature
July 27-29, 2018: Indietracks 

27 May 18

Indietracks is a fantastic three day music festival which takes place at the historic Midland Railway in Derbyshire.


News
Lottery cash for Peaky Blinders police museum plan 

27 May 18

A Victorian lock-up where criminals from the Peaky Blinders gang were held could be the home of a new museum.


Rugby
Queues at the Gas Hall as people grab the first chance to see Dippy 

26 May 18

Look out for Dippy eggs and soldiers and choccie volanco dessert in the tearooms at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery too…


News
Birmingham youngsters met Dippy at museum 

25 May 18

Birmingham youngsters were blown away by their audience with a special dinosaur.


News
Birmingham youngsters met Dippy at museum 

25 May 18

Birmingham youngsters were blown away by their audience with a special dinosaur.


News
Dippy the diplodocus rebuilt in Birmingham 

25 May 18

More than 90,000 people have already bought tickets to see Dippy at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.


Rugby
First pictures of Dippy the dinosaur arriving in Birmingham – and he looks amazing! 

25 May 18

We take a sneak peek at Dippy and all things dinosaur at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery…


Council
Coventry Museums – book now for travel bursaries 

24 May 18

There is a lot to look forward to for schools at Coventry Museums.


Blog feature
New episodes of Lichfield theatrical sitcom Dr Johnson’s WikiWords to be staged at the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum 

23 May 18

Two new episodes of Lichfield’s home-grown dramatic sitcom Dr Johnson’s WikiWords are to be staged next month.


Blog feature
Making his Mark! 

23 May 18

We’ve welcomed Mark Whitcombe to the DZG team as our new Head of Maintenance.


Council
Shakespeare in Sandwell – A Winter’s Tale for Bank Holiday Monday 

22 May 18

The Festival Players roll into town once again on Bank Holiday Monday (28 May) to bring live theatre to the grounds of the beautiful Manor House Museum.


Council
Travel back in time with our half-term activities at Sandwell museums 

21 May 18

There are a wide variety of affordable activities lined up at Sandwell’s museums for the half-term holidays – including a trip to the seaside, dinosaur fun, movies, puzzles, trails and crafts.


News
Lots to see and do this May half term at Birmingham Museums  

18 May 18

Leave those school desks behind for an active and creative half term at Birmingham Museums.


Blog food
Cosford serves up another tasty festival 

17 May 18

Treat for foodies returns to RAF Museum.


Rugby
Things to do with the kids in Moseley 

14 May 18

Things to do near Moseley – the best parks, cafes, museums, attractions and free days out around the area…


Blog feature
May At Manor House Museum 

14 May 18

Spring is here and staff at the Manor House Museum in West Bromwich are getting ready for a host of events and activities for all ages.