Capture Kings Heath 2022: Meet the Winners!

November 2, 2022

Following a number of amazing submissions, the Capture Kings Heath Growing Up Green edition has found its winners! This year, Capture Kings Heath partnered with Growing Up Green, encouraging entrants to celebrate their favourite green spaces, sustainable shops or anywhere in the local area that does its bit to make a difference to the environment. […]

Purple Tuesday

November 1, 2022

November 1st is Purple Tuesday, a global social movement that is successfully improving the customer experience for disabled people and their families all year round. The goal of the initiative is to inspire businesses to promote awareness, develop understanding and implement solutions for better accessibility in customer environments. To further the goal of improving accessibility […]

Half Term in Kings Heath

October 20, 2022

Half Term has arrived and Kings Heath has plenty going on to keep you busy every day. With Halloween just around the corner, our independents are opening their doors with themed events and activities for everyone to enjoy. Halloween Cauldron Trail Looking for a free, family friendly event? Look no further than the Kings Heath […]

Kings Heath Halloween Cauldron Trail

October 20, 2022

Kings Heath is celebrating Halloween and Half Term with our Halloween Cauldron Trail, running from 21st – 31st October! Our friendly neighbourhood witch, Heather, along with her cat Kit, is making a special potion so Halloween can be enjoyed by families around the world. But this year, she’s missing some key ingredients and she needs […]

Half Term in Kings Heath: Seesaw Optician Street Spectacular

October 20, 2022

This Half Term, Seesaw Optician is opening its doors and inviting the neighbourhood to their Spectacular Street event. The family business has been a part of the community for years and a favourite optician of many, just off the High Street on Poplar Road. Seesaw Optician is operated by Adam, and we caught up with […]

National Baking Week in Kings Heath

October 18, 2022

It’s National Baking Week in the UK, a week that encourages people of all abilities to get creative in their home kitchens. To help inspire anyone taking part, the great bakers at Levain & Cherry have generously shared a recipe with us. Follow along, bake yourself a showstopper and make sure to share your bakes […]

Kings Heath BID Welcomes Two New Directors to the Board

October 18, 2022

As Kings Heath BID arrives at the half-way point of our ballot to take us into the next five years, the Board of Directors are pleased to announce two new members of the Board. Faith Pope, owner of Enki Giftshop on the High Street and Frank Nutt, owner of the Sewing Machine Shop on Poplar […]

Cost-Friendly Kings Heath

October 4, 2022

The cost-of-living crisis is on everyone’s radar at the moment, so we’ve put together this blog to help our community find easy and effective ways to save money using the facilities and businesses on your doorstep.   There are plenty of ways to keep your spending to a minimum here in Kings Heath. If you’re […]

Growing Up Green are Coming to Kings Heath

September 23, 2022

Saturday 24th September marks the beginning of the Growing Up Green Festival!  This Festival celebrates exploring sustainability and nature on our doorstep in light of Big Green Week! Growing Up Green are hosting a number of activities taking place around Kings Heath between 24th September – 1st October, great for young children to learn about […]

Capture Kings Heath: You don’t need to be a professional photographer to enter!

September 16, 2022

This September The New Photo Company opens its doors, welcoming a new exciting way to print your photos! Offering many more services than your average printing shop, plus you can also pursue the retail range and offering gifts and little trinkets to compliment your photos and home.  However, this ‘new’ business may not be as […]