Archive for May 2012

Right Royal Bloxwich Carnival programme unveiled!

With Bloxwich celebrations of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee almost upon us, one of the high points, and the biggest – Bloxwich Carnival itself – is all set to pay loyal tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday 16th June. And it is now possible for The Bloxwich Telegraph to reveal the final details … Continue reading

Leamore learners unearth hidden gems

A jewellery designer from Walsall has spent the last six weeks helping learners at a college in Leamore to design and fabricate their own pieces of jewellery. Artist Jolene Smith (above, right), who has been designing and making contemporary jewellery since 1984, has been supporting adult learners attending the Enterprise Jewellery Workshop at Walsall Adult … Continue reading

Museum expert takes nostalgic look back at historic advertising in talk

A special illustrated talk at Walsall Local History Centre in June explores the eye-catching posters and marketing material created by a world-famous local firm. The talk, which takes place at the Essex Street, Walsall, centre on Monday 11 June, focuses on advertising material created by the Walsall Lithographic Co for well-known companies and businesses across … Continue reading

Street party fever hits Bloxwich and the borough!

Royal party fever will be sweeping Bloxwich and across Walsall borough this Diamond Jubilee weekend as residents toast the Queen’s 60th anniversary year. A total of 27 street parties will be taking place across Walsall between Saturday 2 June and Tuesday 4 June – compared to seven that were held for last year’s Royal wedding. … Continue reading

Get into the summertime groove at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre!

    Bloxwich Library Forum has released the latest list of acts and events coming to Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre this summer, and there’s something for everyone – both in the way of live music and opportunities to join in and have a go yourself! Apart from the regular and highly popular FREE Open Mic Nights – two … Continue reading

Canadian star sings Country in Bloxwich this Saturday

Canadian singer songwriter Chuck Micallef will be bringing his own style of Country, Folk and Blues to  Bloxwich when he returns to play a gig in the town this weekend. He is appearing at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre with multi-instrumentalist Dave Luke and special guest Tony Barrett on Saturday 2nd June. And he is relishing his … Continue reading

Stan Ball Centre Friendship Circle Update

  The launch of the Stan Ball Centre Young at Heart Project 50+  Friendship Group on 16th May was a great success with 40 people attending at the Centre in Abbotts Street, Bloxwich to learn how the group will work. The Friendship Circle programme has now commenced and includes hosted breakfasts, morning coffee, lunch and … Continue reading

Have a Jolly Bostin’ Jubilee Jamboree in Old Wedgbury Town!

Jolly old pals at the professional theatre company “Don’t Go into the Cellar!” are to bring another slice of vintage entertainment to the Black Country this June, to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. Wednesbury’s Museum & Art gallery will play host to “A Jolly Bostin Jubilee Jamboree!” on Saturday 2nd June at 7pm, and the performance … Continue reading

Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee – Victorian style!

Our good friends at theatre company “Don’t Go Into The Cellar!” – best known in Bloxwich for their popular past production of ‘Holmes Alone’ and the forthcoming play ‘Jekyll the Ripper’ at Bookmark Bloxwich Theatre – are to bring a slice of vintage entertainment to Birmingham this June, to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee. Chamberlain Square’s Library Theatre … Continue reading

It’s lovely Jub-i-lee in Bloxwich!

It’s all systems go in Bloxwich for the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at the beginning of June!  And there’ll be loads to see and do for all ages! Exciting and fun events have been lined up by various community organisations, Bloxwich Business Partnership, Bloxwich Carnival Committee and Walsall Council over the Diamond Jubilee season, … Continue reading


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