Current Projects

Car boot cafe!

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We are Chatty Chatty Brum Brum. 
Join us for a chin wag and a brew!

Our car boot cafe wiill be popping up around Dawberry Fields Neighbourhood to offer companionship and a free cuppa to help neighbours connect and to reduce social isolation.

This project is being funded by the National Lottery with an Awards for All grant.

Neighbourhood Action Co-ordination Programme

During 2023 we will be working with residents, community groups, stakeholders and partners, local councillors, the police and council services within Brandwood & Kings Heath and Billesley wards to shape, coordinate and deliver environmental improvement  and community safety projects and run activities which seek ways to improve the quality of life for people through increased access to and activities in our wonderful green spaces.

This is a 12 month commission from the Neighbourhood Development Support Unit, Birmingham City Council.

The Good Yarners

Evening creative sessions for the over 50s where we make things from yarn, textile and wood for wider community benefit and to make a difference within our Brandwood neighbourhoods. And, of course, we have a good yarn as we make! Priority to Brandwood residents.

Meet up with crafters of all experience and abilities to create cheer and raise smiles.

This is part of Smiles Made in Brandwood, funded by Selly Oak Neighbourhood Network Scheme.

Door Huggers

Are you interested in helping us make ‘door huggers’ (draft excluders) to help people keep the heat in and their rooms cosy this winter?

Our Scene CIC is funding this project to offer some practical action to help our Brandwood neighbours during the cost of living and energy crisis.  We are using donated material and components from Birmingham Scrapstore. 

Laughing Together

With thanks to funding from the Co-Operative Dividend Fund will be running some low cost community comedy movie events in Brandwood which will have us laughing out loud! 

These film event ‘pop ups’ will be part of our Beaming Brandwood programme.