The Arts Society West Midlands Spring Special Interest Day
The Arts Society West Midlands Spring Special Interest Day: TONG CHURCH & WESTON PARK will be held on Tuesday 19th July 2018 from 10 am to 3.30 pm.
Talk by Tobias Capwell: ‘Armour in Alabaster: Knightly Church Monuments of the late Middle Ages’ followed by a 2-course lunch in Tong Parish Hall.
Talk by Gareth Williams: ‘Chippendale’s workshop at Weston Park’ followed by a cream tea.
Click here for further information and to download a booking form.
Save Our Parks
The Arts Society Birmingham has been contacted by a member of the Birmingham Open Spaces Forum to see if we can help with a campaign. She writes:
Britain’s parks are at risk. There’s no legal responsibility to look after them and squeezed budgets mean our local green spaces – from playgrounds, to the park you relax in on your lunch break – don’t have the money they need. We could end up being forced to pay to use our parks – or lose them altogether.
A group of MPs are looking into the crisis right now. They’re thinking of making protecting parks a legal requirement, and they’ll advise the government on what to do.
A huge petition, signed by all of us, will prove how much we love our parks. It could convince the MPs to come up with a water-tight plan for protecting them.
Can you sign the petition now and demand that looking after our parks is made a legal requirement by the government? It only takes 30 seconds to add your name – http://bit.ly/2coGutk.