Village in Bloom – Gold Award and More!

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

If you haven’t already heard – Acocks Green Village received a Gold Award again this year in the entry The RHS Heart of England Britain in Bloom Awards. That is 3 years in a row! Also the team were given a special Community Award for the first time. Here are the comments from the judges about this award:

The community led Bloom initiative in Acocks Green Village goes from strength to strength. This year the judges saw and heard about more horticultural projects, schools engagement, the new Heritage Trail, new village sculpture, bigger and better events (including the launch event) and a new 2017 calendar.

Newcomers and first-entries are highly recommended to spend a day with Fran Lee and the team to gain first hand knowledge of how to bring together community resources.

Well done everyone

The support of the business and local community is so important to the team and their success…

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Enjoy Live Classical Music in AG

Acocks Green Neighbourhood Forum

This week, and at the end of the month, there is a chance to hear professional musicians playing a variety of classical music on your doorstep.

This Wednesday (14th June), you can enjoy the relaxed and beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church with the regular Swansong concert series as they present the Mondelli Wind Quintet. The Conservatoire-trained musicians will be playing a variety of music from Janáček to Mozart. The performance starts at 7.30pm with an interval for refreshments. Donations are requested at the end.

stainedglass Previous Swansong performance at St Mary’s

Also on Wednesday 28th June there is more music to delight locals. Organised by the Friends of Acocks Green Recreation Ground and Kimichi School. All details below:

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Come along and make the most of these cultured evenings in Acocks Green, bring your friends and neighbours.  It makes a change from a night in front of the TV!

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