Sutton Park

Sutton Coldfield Park

29 Nov: Town Council sets sights on Sutton Park

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has this week discussed its aspiration to take over Sutton Park. A Council report identified the key issues that would need to be considered for the Town Council to take over the management and ownership of the Park from Birmingham City Council. Councillors discussed the need to need to identify all the costs and income generated, together with the liabilities involved in running the Park.

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05 Oct: Town Council asks residents for their views in new consultation

Sutton Coldfield Town Council has launched a consultation to find out what really matters to residents. Councillors launched the survey at the Expo in the Town Centre, with a simple questionnaire. It outlines 10 issues where the Town Council could spend its time and money and asks residents to identify which they think are high, medium and low priority. The areas are: Sutton Park: Seeking to take ownership of and

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20 Sep: Royal Town receives Silver Gilt award as Bloom results announced

Royal Sutton Coldfield has received a Silver Gilt award for its 2018 entry into the Heart of England in Bloom. The announcement was made at an event in Burton upon Trent on 20th September. This was the first year the Royal Town has entered Heart of England In Bloom. Judges came to Sutton Coldfield in July and spent a morning viewing the town’s heritage treasures, horticultural gems and floral features

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02 Jul: Glorious music and sunshine in Sutton Park

Concerts in the Park 2018 hit all the right notes! Audiences basked in the sunshine in Sutton Park over two days for Concerts in the Park. The second annual Concerts in the Park boasted 117 professional artists and 514 community performers. Artisan food and drink kept the audience fed and watered with over half the traders from the local business community. Audiences basked in the glorious sunshine in Sutton Park

Concerts in the Park. Sutton Park. 1 July. Pic by Aaron Scott Richards.

26 Jun: Concerts in the Park – full audience information released

“If you haven’t already bought your ticket for Saturday 30 June, buy this week!” That’s the message from Concerts in the Park organisers ahead of the event this weekend. With temperatures due to be up to 26C, the months of planning are due to culminate in a spectacular and successful two days of world class music, entertainment and food and around 10,000 people are expected to Sutton Park. Residents are

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20 Jun: Concerts in the Park Sunday programme confirmed

Final details of the programme for the Sunday Family Woodland Concert in the Park have been released ahead of the sold-out free event on Sunday 1 July. Organisers Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council have planned a full day’s programme, with gates opening at 10.30am and performances starting at 11am and finishing at 6pm. The programme includes professional performances from a 10-piece mini-orchestra from the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra playing

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18 Jun: Fantastic artisan food and drink line up for Concerts in the Park weekend

Alongside the world class music and entertainment on offer, organisers are excited to announce the amazing selection of artisan food and drink which will be available throughout the Concerts in the Park weekend. Over half of the traders are local businesses and are at the Concerts in the Park for the first time. From Sutton Coldfield you can sample treats from Cornerstone Kitchen with their healthy offering of Phat Salads.

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13 Jun: Two weeks to go as Concerts in the Park hosts announced

TVs Josie D’Arby confirmed as Concerts in the Park host for the evening of Saturday 30 June. BBC WM presenter Daz Hale to host the main stage on Sunday 1 July. The Swing Era confirmed to perform accompanying Down for the Count’s Vintage Swing Orchestra on Saturday. Tickets still available for Saturday 30 June. TVs Josie D’Arby will host the evening’s events at Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30

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12 Jun: Concerts in the Park community programme brings smiles

A community activity programme is generating excitement ahead of the Concerts in the Park weekend on 30 June and 1 July. After 4,500 tickets for the Sunday event were snapped up in record time, Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council worked with local businesses and organisations to put on a series of community workshops planned in libraries and community centres in the weeks prior to the main event. Craft activity provider

Concerts in the Park. Sutton Park. 1 July. Pic by Aaron Scott Richards.

30 May: Full programme, conductor and soloist confirmed for Concerts in The Park, 30 June

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council confirms the full CBSO programme for Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30 June. Award-winning Dirk Brossé confirmed as conductor with BBC Strictly singer Lance Ellington confirmed as soloist. Tickets still available for Saturday 30 June. Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council is delighted to confirm the full programme for Concerts in the Park on Saturday 30 June along with a world-class conductor and soloist. Tickets are