Welcome to Community Life. Our aim is to share the latest Community events taking place in Redditch and the surrounding area that have been shared with us. See what's on below:

On-going

Arts in Redditch - Drawing Classes

Arts in Redditch will be starting a new programme of drawing classes, led by local artist Tony Collins starting on Thursday 28th March. Classes will be held between 10am-12pm at Canon Newton House, Kingfisher Redditch. Classes cost £4 per session with materials included and will run every Thursday for 10 weeks. The drawing classes are suitable for beginners as well as the more experienced. For further information, please contact Tony on 01527 54465, or e-mail artsinredditch@gmail.com

To access Cannon Newton House, simply take the lifts/stairwell by The Perfume Shop up to level 2 & follow the signs to Cannon Newton House. 

Building Better Opportunities

Disability Cycling

Every Wednesday at 6.15pm,  Abbey Stadium. Everyone can have a go! http://ow.ly/sChY50pDBwj

Ecumenical Centre

Food & Friendship

H&M - Recycle your clothes 

Recycle your clothes & pick up a FREE £5 voucher with H&M!

When you come to your next wardrobe clear out, you can recycle old clothes and discarded textiles instead of throwing them away with H&M in just a few simple steps;

1. Ask a member of staff for a garment-collecting box at H&M at the Kingfisher
2. Drop off your unwanted clothes & textiles 
4. You'll then get rewarded with a £5 voucher to spend in-store.*

*Ask in-store at H&M for further details. £25 minimum spend per transaction.

Indigo Arts Workshops

The weekly workshops are back and they are looking for new recruits for the following :

Musicmaker Singing and Performance Workshops - Mondays: 4 - 6 year olds between 6 - 7pm, 6 - 11 year olds between 6-8pm, 12 - 18 year olds between 7-9pm 
Community Singers - Wednesdays: 25 years and over between 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Vocal Ink Creative Writing Workshops | every other Monday. 12pm

All events take place in the Arts Lab, Indigo Arts, Kingfisher Shopping Centre. Further info visit indigoarts.org.uk or email: enquiries@indigoarts.org.uk

Littlewoods Knitting Group 

Learn the craft of knitting, crochet, tunisian crochet, broom stick lace, loom work and more for. £1.50 per week including refreshments every Monday 10.30am - 12.30pm | St. Peters Church, Littlewoods, Crabbs Cross, B97 5LB

Redditch Baby Bank

The Redditch Baby Bank is a volunteer-led project aiming to support new mothers and families who are struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby or young children (aged 0-2 years).

They collect donations of baby clothing, equipment and toiletries which are then donated to families in Redditch and the surrounding areas who are struggling to provide these items themselves; including, but not limited to teenage mums, people seeking asylum and women fleeing domestic abuse and trafficking. For more information: www.redditchbabybank.co.uk

Redditch Food Bank

Redditch foodbank relies on the community's goodwill and support to provide nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred in crisis. Food donations can be dropped off at Thomas Cook, Kingfisher everyday between 9am - 5pm. For more info: https://redditch.foodbank.org.uk/

If you have any events you would like to share drop an email to: talitha.chauhan@kingfisher-centre.co.uk