June is here already! As Summer gets into full swing, we’ve got lots of events and entertainment coming up in the month ahead…
Make & Take for Refugee Work | Loco Lounge | Tuesday 20th June | 7pm
Join the Big Sew for a fun Make and Take evening in aid of Kings Heath Action for Refugees. Choose which projects you’d like to get involved in, from embroidered badges, felt flower hair combs and bands, pom poms or mini applique banners! Pay as you feel, but booking is essential. Find out more here.
Art Market | Black Market Barber Company | Thursday 1st June | 7.30pm-9.30pm
Every month, traditional independent barber shop, Black Market Barber Company, host an art exhibition showcasing the work of local artists. This month, they feature the work of Mr Millichip in the shop, launching on the first Thursday of the month. Find out more here. *PLEASE NOTE: This event has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday 3rd August*
Kings Heath Street Food Festival | Saturday 10th June | Village Square | 12pm-6pm
Kings Heath Village Square hosts our monthly afternoon of family-friendly fun, with street food from some of Brum’s best street food traders and live music. Sponsored by Birmingham Brewing Company, expect a variety of cuisines on offer and an outdoor bar. Find out more here.
Kings Heath Dining Club | Sunday 11th June | York Rd | 11am-6pm
Hare and Hounds and Digbeth Dining Club are teaming up again for another Kings Heath Dining Club! As well as the usual Leftfoot and DDC resident DJs, and Digbeth Arts Market traders, there’ll be grub from the likes of Street Chef, Bournville Waffle Company, Fancy Fries, Bare Bones Pizza, Buddha Belly, Grande Viande, The Middle Feast, English Indian, Baked In Brick, Habaneros, Low n Slow, and The Gravy Train. Find out more here.
A Casa Italian Pop Up | Kitchen Garden Cafe | 15th-17th June | York Rd
An evening of Southern Italian flavours, aromas and warm hospitality! After a sell out back in March, chefs Monica and Valentina are flying over all the way from Puglia, Italy, to rustle up four courses of authentic cuisine for just £35. Find out more here.
Entertainment & Nightlife//
Open Mic Night | Black Lab | Thursday 1st June | 8pm
Kick off the month with an evening of local talent at Black Lab’s monthly open mic night hosted by Owen De Visser. Sit back with a drink and enjoy the music, or register to perform and receive a free drink, too! Find out more here.
Live Music in the Cafe | Village Square Cafe | Friday 2nd June | 7pm
Come along the Village Square Cafe for an evening of international folk music performed by a selection of talented local musicians. Light meals and drinks will be available from the cafe, and entry is free. Find out more here.
The Mersey Beatles Sgt Pepper 50th Anniversary | Hare and Hounds | Sunday 4th June | 7pm
Celebrating 50 years since the Beatles released the landmark album, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Kings Heath Walk of Fame presents the Mersey Beatles at Hare and Hounds. Performing the entire album, as well as some of the greatest hits, tickets are £15 available here.
Christina Martin | Kitchen Garden Cafe | Monday 26th June | 7.30pm
Award-winning, Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin comes to Kitchen Garden for the Birmingham leg of her UK tour. Debuting her new track, Lungs Are Burning Out, Christina will perform with her guitarist/produce Dale Murray. Find out more here.
Homebase | Findlay Rd
Summer is finally here! If you’re investing in some Summer must-haves for your garden this month, Homebase has got you covered…Kit out your garden with new deck chairs, a BBQ, lawn mower, or even a jacuzzi, and if you’ve got a DIY Dad pick up his Father’s Day gift while you’re there, too. Visit the Kings Heath branch on Findlay Road or shop online here.
Maurice Robinson | York Rd
Are you looking to get active this Summer? Now is the time to head to Maurice Robinson and pick up some outdoor essentials! Stocking everything from tennis and badminton rackets to running shoes and swimming goggles. Visit them on York Road or shop online here.
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