Whilst all events and gatherings due to take place in Sandwell until mid-June have been cancelled, we continue to bring you a vibrant, cultural programme virtually. Keep checking here and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more.

Please be aware that many events listed here may now be cancelled/postponed.

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How Does Your Garden Grow? – Sandwell Arts Trail 2020

Across Sandwell

BIG NEWS! Its back, but slightly different! We are happy to announce the Sandwell Arts Trail is back with a new theme. "How Does Your Garden Grow?" We are asking the people of Sandwell to get out in to their gardens, armed with their paints, pencils, brushes and create wonderful artistic impressions of your own […]

Summer Sketchbook

Online!

Join us every Tuesday throughout the summer holidays on our Facebook and Twitter pages, grab a sketchbook and have a go at our art and sketching ideas, activities and sessions. Ideal for beginners - for older children and adults. Follow us @sandwellmuseums on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tales From Childhood – Adventures From Your Home

Online!

This week, Tales From Childhood will be inviting you to go on Adventures From Your Home. We will be sharing crafts, quizzes and more. Follow us @sandwellmuseums on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Facebook Storytime LIVE

Sandwell

Visit the Sandwell Libraries Facebook page for a special online storytime. This could be a live story, a story video or a share, sharing a range of different books, authors and themes. Check out the events listed on their Facebook page for more information.

Theatre Tots: The Jolly Sea Bath

Virtual Event

Join us on our Facebook page for a storytelling session with Theatre Tots. Follow Hannah from Theatre Tots on a swashbuckling pirate adventure. Can you pass the Pirate training and help Captain Sunshine voyage across the seven seas aboard the Jolly Sea Bath? The event will be streamed live on our main Facebook page and […]

Tales from Childhood – Summer Holiday Fun!

Online!

Join us on our Museums and Arts Facebook Page every Wednesday and Friday throughout the school summer holidays for summer fun and activities with a different childhood theme each week. There will be a variety of posts throughout each day. Old games - week 1, 22nd and 24th July Nursery rhymes – week 2, 29th […]

DJ Donna: Pirate Party

Virtual Event

Join us on our Facebook page for a performance by DJ Donna. Join Captain Don-arghhh on a fun pirate adventure, featuring interactive storytelling, games and music. The event will be streamed live on our main Facebook page and will be available to view on our page after the event for a limited time too.

Fizz Pop Science: Potions Class

Virtual Event

Learn online with Fizz Pop Science in a fun, exciting and informative show. Learn about chemical reactions in this fun science lesson with a magical twist. The event will be streamed on our main Facebook page and will be available to view on our page after the event for a limited time too.

Fizz Pop Science: What’s The Matter?

Virtual Event

Learn online with Fizz Pop Science in a fun, exciting and informative show. Inspired by David Walliam's book 'Slime', learn all about materials in this fun lesson. The event will be streamed on our main Facebook page and will be available to view on our page after the event for a limited time too.

Story Time with Little Red Riding Hood

Online!

My my what big eyes you have! And big teeth! Could you be… A Wolf?! Join Little Red on her adventure to visit her Grandma by joining in with our hourly activities. Post your photos and videos to compare your adventure into the tale with us all. Follow us @sandwellmuseums on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Story Time with Three Little Pigs

Online!

We all know the tale of the three little pigs who made their house so strong not even a wolf could get in, but could you blow down a house? What would you have made your house out of? Join us at Sandwell Museums and Arts Service for a day exploring the tale of those […]

When I Grow Up

Online!

Who knows what you might grow up to be... the future is yours! Let your imaginations run wild and try out some exciting activities that can turn into real life jobs when you're older! Detective and Rock Star Wednesday 26th August Do you like solving mysteries? Or is writing an awesome tune more your thing? […]

When I Grow Up

Online!

Who knows what you might grow up to be... the future is yours! Let your imaginations run wild and try out some exciting activities that can turn into real life jobs when you're older! Scientist and Zoologist Friday 28th August Maybe you love crazy experiments and making things go boom? Or do you love cute […]

Runforjoel #RunFromHome

Across Sandwell

We could not let the 5th Anniversary of the Tunisia attack go by without our annual #Runforjoel. Our charity needs your support to help fundraise,  but your safety must come first. So a Big Welcome to our new Runforjoel2020  #RunFromHome 5K or 3K run / walk / cycle To  register it’s £5 for Adults £2 kids

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