January 13, 2017

We’re half way into January already, and we’re starting the New Year in Kings Heath as we mean to go on, with plenty happening this weekend to beat those January blues on a budget!


Kings Heath Running Club |Saturday 9.50am | Kings Heath Park 

Is your goal for 2017 to get more fresh air and exercise? Join Kings Heath Running Club this Saturday morning at their beginner sessions and smash your New Year’s Resolution! This session caters for complete beginners, and they also have two midweek sessions on Tuesday and Thursday for more advanced runners.  Membership is only £42, and you can download a form from the website here.


Eat Out//

Madcup Cafe | High Street

We’re half way through January and it’s about this time that those New Year’s Resolutions to eat healthier start to slip! Lucky for us Madcup Cafe are on hand to keep us on the healthy bandwagon, serving up nutritious and delicious treats from breakfast! Chia pudding with matcha tea or avocado and smoked smash with coconut latte? Find them on Facebook here.



Free Craft Activities | Togademus | Poplar Road | 9.30am-4.30pm

January is a hard month for you parents – money can be tight and the kids are already bored of their toys off Santa. Queue Togademus! They’re running free craft activities every Saturday throughout January to keep the little ones entertained and the parents sane, and this weekend it’s “make a paper animal” or “colour a glider plane.” No need to book, just drop in from 9.30am. Find Togademus on Facebook here.



Off The Scale | Waterloo Road

Bit nippy out this weekend, isn’t it?! You can still pick up some cosy vintage bargains in Off the Scale’s January sales to keep you snug and stylish this weekend, with a fresh delivery of 80s sports jumpers and big knits out on the rails. Plus, they’ve also got some huge knitted blankets to snuggle up under for only £10 if you’re staying in this weekend. Find them on Facebook here.


Entertainment & Nightlife//

Friday 13th//

DPC vs The Most Miserable Time of the Year | Hare & Hounds | High St | 8pm

With January in full swing and the statistically most depressing day of the year looming, get out this Friday and defeat those pesky January blues! Armed with a set list of all of our favourite tracks, everyone’s favourite cover band DPC are on hand to cheer us up during the most miserable time of the year. Plus, entry is only £3, so no problem if you’re broke! Tickets available here.


Saturday 14th//

Celebrating 10 Years of This is TMRW | Hare & Hounds | High St | 7pm 

Bringing us the best music events here in the Heath over the past years, it’s time to celebrate 10 years of This is TMRW. With a massive line-up of the best indie and alternative acts including Calories, Sunset Cinema Club, Youves, Rainbow Grave and A Bull, it’s going to be a big one! Tickets £5 on the door. Find out more here


Sunday 15th//

Come Vinyl With Me | Fletchers Bar | York Road | 6pm

Start the New Year off as you mean to go on with good music and great company at our monthly Come Vinyl With Me session. Just pick the records you want to hear and serve up three courses of musical delight to your fellow muso’s. Don’t forget, if you’re in need of your Sunday roast fix, Fletcher’s also serve homemade lunches from 3pm. Sounds like a perfect way to round off the weekend to us! Find out more here.


Have a great weekend!