Update From BCC on High Street Barriers

September 6, 2023

From Birmingham City Council:   In 2020, an area of on-street parking on Kings Heath High Street was suspended to create more space for pedestrians as part of the emergency Covid response.  This was done in good faith and in response to views expressed by parts of the local community as to how the environment […]

Queens Heath 2023

June 12, 2023

Queens Heath is back for 2023!  Kings Heath’s annual pride event will be retuning on Sunday 18th June, from 12pm to 6pm. Since 2021, the event has seen thousands come to Kings Heath to celebrate pride and our LGBTQIA+ community, with free live music performances, face painting, drinks deals, special surprises and giveaways. This year, […]

BID Manager Update: May 2023

May 19, 2023

BID Manager Update – May 2023 Firstly, thank you to every business that voted in the recent renewal ballot. With such a close result, every vote really did make a difference! The BID’s commitment to every business for the next five years is to do our best to make sure you are getting value from […]

Kings Heath United Against Racism: Unity Weekender Festival

May 8, 2023

Kings Heath United Against Racism will be holding a Unity Weekender Festival from Friday 12th May – Sunday 14th May. Members of Kings Heath’s diverse community, including anti-racist activists and local venue owners are coming together under the banner of Kings Heath United Against Racism to ensure racist Islamophobic attacks don’t go unchallenged and to […]

Take Part in the Kings Heath Coronation Competition!

May 2, 2023

To celebrate the Coronation Bank Holiday Weekend, we’ve launched a Crown Decorating Competition! Print your own template or pick one up from our amazing local businesses: SeeSaw Opticians, Armadillo, Hedshed and the Kings Heath Library and decorate your crown however you like, there are no rules, just be creative and have fun! Once the crown […]

Easter in Kings Heath

March 30, 2023

Happy Half Term!  With the Easter holidays upon us and the long Bank Holiday weekend coming up, there’s plenty happening in the Heath!  See our guide to all the Easter events and the places we recommend visiting whether you’re celebrating the two week holiday or the four day break! FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENTS On Bank Holiday […]

Kings Heath BID’s response to latest no campaign

March 29, 2023

Dear Kings Heath business,   As we approach the end of the BID ballot, it is a shame that we once more are having to deal with and respond to the lies being spread about the BID.   The deliberate conflation of the BID and the LTN is unhelpful, disingenuous and, as with everything else […]

February Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

March 21, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community.  Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to in February.    Aside from dealing with everything involved in the ballot, positive and negative, […]

Kings Heath Business Networking Event

March 16, 2023

BID Business Networking Event Date: Wednesday 8th March 2023  Venue: Plant’n’Plate, 55 High Street   Despite the suddenly unseasonable weather, we had a reasonable turnout for our latest business networking meeting, which took place at our vegan restaurant, Plant’n’Plate. Nick Birch from Birmingham City University told those present about two initiatives currently being offered to […]

Kings Heath Mother's Day in Kings Heath

Mother’s Day in Kings Heath

March 16, 2023

Mother’s Day What’s On Your Mother’s Day plans are sorted thanks to the independents of Kings Heath! Take a look at what we’ve got going on for Mother’s Day!   Biscotto Café, Poplar Road Biscotto Café is offering a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea! The homemade cake specialist has an amazing Greek inspired menu, available as […]

Mother’s Day Gifting and Pampering in Kings Heath!

March 12, 2023

Our independents have everything you need to treat your mum this Mother’s Day. From flowers, cards, jewellery and photo albums to a day of pampering, with facial treatments, massages, nail and hair salons all at your doorstep, you’ll be able to make this Mother’s Day a special one!   FOR GIFTS Enki, High Street Enki […]

Kings Heath BID Letter to Businesses

March 6, 2023

Dear Kings Heath Businesses, You may have received a letter in the last few days from “the Vote No to the Kings Heath BID renewal campaign group.” This message is in response to the many, many lies within it, a number of which have already appeared in letters from this group.   In October 2022, […]

An Update from Town Centre Manager Matt

February 24, 2023

Kings Heath’s Town Centre Manager, Matt, works behind the scenes to improve the area and support local businesses to ensure Kings Heath continues to be a thriving community. Here’s an update from Matt, detailing what he has been up to. This was from the week of 30th January:   Last Week Highlights LPDG Meeting (Local […]

February Half Term in Kings Heath

February 15, 2023

The February Half Term is almost here and there is plenty happening in the Heath! Our independents have a whole host of holiday fun for you, no matter how you want to spend your days off. Keep scrolling to see how you can spend your time in Kings Heath this Half Term…   What’s On […]

What’s On this Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2023

It’s Valentine’s season in the Heath and there is plenty happening! Whether you are celebrating with a partner or friends, Kings Heath has everything you need to make the season the most special yet!     Early Bird Bakery Early Bird Bakery is offering a Valentine’s Afternoon Tea for Two. Alongside classic afternoon tea choices, […]

Valentine’s Gifts in Kings Heath (Part One)

February 5, 2023

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Get ahead of your gifting with a trip to Kings Heath! The high street is home to independents that have everything you need to make this Valentine’s Day special, whether you’re celebrating with a partner or a friend. Here’s some of our favourite […]

A message from the Kings Heath BID regarding Schools in the BID district

January 23, 2023

A message from the Kings Heath BID regarding Schools in the BID district. The Kings Heath BID went through a renewal process five years ago and the boundary was extended to include a number of schools which hadn’t previously been part of the BID. Here is some of the work that the Kings Heath BID […]

An update from Kings Heath BID on the LTN and KHBA

December 21, 2022

It’s such a shame that we end the year with the divisive issue of the LTN still at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. And, if anyone is to blame, we should direct our disappointment at Birmingham City Council, which has continued to delay the scheme, has not communicated the lack of progress and is yet […]

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 […]