Volunteers needed at a 3 day festival spectacular in Palfrey Park, Walsall

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Caldmore and Palfrey Festival, 24th – 26th May 2014

The Walsall Mela, 24th August

Palfrey Park, Walsall

It’s that time of the year again & planning for this year’s brilliant Caldmore and Palfrey Festival & The Walsall Mela is in full swing. The amazing Caldmore and Palfrey Festival & the fantastic Walsall Mela are in their fifth year & getting bigger every year. Do you want to be part of the festival/mela organising team, would you like to meet some of the stars, or are you a local band or artist who wants to get a chance to showcase your talent at the festival?

We need volunteers to work in shifts for over the 3 day period of the festival, we will provide refreshments and a brilliant friendly atmosphere, we need helpful volunteers to monitor the site and make sure all who attend have the best time!

Jobs include stewards…

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Strolling Stories Devising Workshop this Saturday, 1-4pm, Bath Street Centre

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Strolling Stories writer and director David Calcutt will be running a special devising workshop on Saturday March 29th, 1-4pm at the Bath Street Centre.

Are you interested in performing?

Do you want to help create the stories and characters?

No experience necessary, just come along and have a go.

Feel free to ring Sam Hale at 07944287789 for a chat about what it involves or just turn up on the day.

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Big Dig Open Day at Caldmore Community Garden – this Saturday, 12-4pm





12.30-4pm – Mother’s Day arts & crafts workshops for children

- making Mother’s Day cards

- building a sunflower house

1-3pm   – gardening workshop:

1-2pm – what to sow in March and April

2-3pm – one to one gardening advice – bring your own questions

12-4pm – garden DIY

12-4pm – food stalls: delicious Asian food and cake


SEED SWAP – bring your own seeds and swap with others!

Caldmore Community Garden, Carless Street

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CaldmoreCommunityGarden

Bridging the Gap – International Women’s Day at Walsall Art Gallery


Bridging the Gap - International Women's Day at Walsall Art Gallery

A free event celebrating Walsall’s cultural diversity in a spirit of peace and unity.

Highlights of the Festival include:

• Exclusive fashion displays by designer Barjis Chohan
• Join Ali Imdad from the BBC’s “Great British Bake Off” and bake your own delicious bread!
• Workshops in a variety of different arts and crafts!
• Grab yourself some tea and peruse our souk of unique stalls!

Saturday, 8 March, 12-4pm.

Get involved in 2014


There were many new projects and opportunities to get involved in 2013 and some of them continue in 2014 – with plenty more to come. Please get in touch to share your ideas or pop in to the Village Hub on Thursdays, 5-6pm to have a chat with Anna.

In the meantime, here is a brief list of things that are definitely happening in January:

  • Tea and coffee mornings in Palfrey Park, Tuesdays 9 am – 12.00 pm
  • Multicultural cooking workshops for women, Wednesdays 9 am – 12.00 pm, 1 Camden Street
  • Yoga for women, Thursdays 9.30 am – 10.30 am, AAINA Community Hub
  • Caldmore Community Garden open days, Thursdays 10 am – 2 pm
  • Community Organiser’s Drop In, Thursdays 5-6 pm, Village Hub
  • Yoga and pilates for women including healthy living sessions, Fridays 9.30 am – 11.30 am, AAINA Community Hub, starting from the 17th of January
  • Bengali classes for children, Saturdays 3-4.30 pm, AAINA Community Hub

See you there!