Warley Woods Park and Golf Course

managed by Warley Woods Community Trust

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Upcoming Events

  • July 7, 2014 – Volunteer Monday
    2:00 pm, Event
  • July 13, 2014 – Volunteer Sunday
    10:30 am, Event
  • July 13, 2014 – Picnic in the Park
    1:00 pm, Event
  • July 21, 2014 – Volunteer Monday
    4:40 pm, Event
  • July 27, 2014 – Volunteer Sunday
    10:30 am, Event
  • July 31, 2014 – Forest Play and Forest Friends
    10:00 am, Event

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Community Trust Summer Newsletter

This is now available online.  It goes out to members of the Community Trust first.  So if you would like to be the first to hear the news from Warley Woods then please join the Trust and be part of something special.  You can join online too.

July Update

macbeth_final_small“When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning or in rain?” ……….on Sunday August 3rd when professional theatre company Heartbreak productions are performing Macbeth in Warley Woods – and unless the weather is dangerous it will go ahead ‘in thunder. lightning or in rain’! You can buy tickets online on this website or from the shop at the Pavilion. £12 for adults, £35 for 2 adults and 2 children. The performance starts at 7.30 pm so do come along and enjoy a great evening of theatre in the wonderful setting of the Woods. You need to bring your own chairs or blanket and by all means bring a picnic as well. Drinks will be available in the interval. Thanks to Derek Spires, the local estate agent for sponsoring this event again.

The free Golf Summer Camps are taking place again over the holidays. There will be 6 days, August 4th, 6th, 8th, 11th, 13th and 15th with 3 sessions a day: 4-6 years, 10 am—12 noon; 7-9 years, 12 noon – 2 pm; 10-16 years 2.30 pm –4.30 pm. There are 2 free places per child and they must be booked in advance. Call in or ring the shop to book (429 2440).

Forest Play activities are all booked for the older age group but there are a few spaces for the younger group, the 3-7 year olds. These take place on Thursdays between July 31st and August 28th from 10 am till 12 noon and will include rope swings, den building, stories etc. To book places please either call or e-mail Tracey on 0845 352 7853, tracey_jobber@sandwell.gov.uk A parent or carer will need to stay with the child for these activities.

Our annual Bat Walk will be taking place on Friday August 15th, starting at 8.15 pm. It will again be led by the people from Brumbats. No need to book in advance—just turn up. Cost is £3 for an adult, free for children. This includes light refreshments and the use of bat detectors.

Warley Woof are holding their next free seminar on Sunday August 17th from 2 pm — 5 pm at the Pavilion. It is entitled ‘What every responsible dog owner needs to know’ and will be led by Trevor Cooper of Coopers and Co solicitors. Trevor has over 25 years experience as a solicitor and topics likely to be covered include stray dogs, dangerous dogs, Dog Control orders, noise nuisance and much more. Places are limited so you must book in advance 0121 429 2440.

Don’t forget the Twilight Golf Offer which is running throughout the summer. Play golf after 5 pm and the cost is reduced to £7 for 9 holes and £10 for 18. The course is looking great at the moment so come and enjoy these wonderful sunny evenings playing a round of golf.

All about Dogs will be taking place on Sunday September 7th. We are looking for tombola prizes for our stall so if you have anything however small please pop it into the shop/office when you’re passing. Thank you.

Learn about Bluebell seed collecting

On Monday 21st July our Volunteer Monday session will be a little different to usual maintenance work.  Paul Stephenson, Senior Ecologist from The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will be leading the group showing volunteers how to collect and distribute bluebell seeds.  We’re doing it to help increase our bluebells over time and we hope if people learn how they will be able to do it whenever they are walking in the Woods at this time of year.  If you would like to join in, then come to the shop at the Pavilion at 2pm.

The FREE golf summer camp returns again!

imagesWe’re delighted to be able to offer FREE golf summer camp for juniors again in August thanks to Sandwell MBC, Play is making a difference funding.  We’re taking reservations now for the sessions which are to be held on Monday 4th, Wednesday 6th, Friday 8th, Monday 11th, Wednesday 13th and Friday 15th August. Greg and Nathan will be giving coaching in golf skills in a friendly and fun environment with team and individual games.

There will be 3 age groups   4-6 years  10am-12pm     7-9 years  12pm-2pm    10-16 years  2:30pm-4:30pm.

Bookings for 2 free sessions per child can be made by calling 0121 429 2440

 

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