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What's On?

We have a wide range of social and community based activities. Please see our weekly noticesheet for updates.


You’re very welcome to any or all of these activities – please contact the Parish Office for more details.

Welcome Cafe: Tuesday mornings, 10am - 11:30am in Church House, B90 2AX. Drop in for a cuppa, a chat and a piece of cake. Meet old friends, make new friends. Open to absolutely everyone!

Happening next: Every Tuesday

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Jimmy Tots: Stay and play for pre-schoolers and their parents/carers. Toys, snacks, drinks, outdoor play area, singing, chat.

Friday mornings 10 - 11:30am in Church House, B90 2AX. Please phone 0121 745 8896 to book a place

Happening next:  Every Friday during term time

Nordic Walking: Whether you like striding out or ambling along, using walking poles or not using walking poles, there will be someone to walk (and chat) with. 

It's helpful if you can let Jan know if you are coming.  077903 77210 or jangardner2203@gmail.com

Happening next: Please contact Jan for details

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Craft Club: Alternate Tuesday mornings, 11:45am, following the Welcome Cafe. Explore a range of crafts, with chance to have a go under expert guidance.

Open to absolutely everyone!

Happening next: 1st Feb, 15th Feb, 1st Mar, 15th Mar

Ploughman's Lunch : Alternate Wednesdays at 12 noon in Church House.  A simple lunch of bread, cold meat/cheese and salad, followed by a delicious pudding. And of course, plenty of chat! Everyone welcome - please contact the Parish Office to book your place.

Happening next:  9th Feb, 23rd Feb, 9th Mar, 23rd Mar


Mothers' Union : First Wednesday of every month at 2pm in Church House.  Everyone welcome!

Happening next:  MU is not meeting during January. Next meeting Weds 2nd Feb (AGM).

Shirley Parish Book Club: Each book is chosen by one of our members - we usually have 5-6 weeks per book.

We're always on the lookout for new members. 

Happening next: Please contact the Parish Office for details.


St James' Churchyard working group: Wednesday mornings during spring, summer and autumn from 10am for 1-2 hours. Everyone welcome to join this friendly group maintaining St James' Churchyard for the benefit of all - visitors and wildlife. Please see here to find out more about what we are currently working on.

Happening next: Please contact Parish Office for details

Messy Church: Get creative with the Creator! Glue and worship for everyone!

Every third Saturday, 10am - 11:30am.

More info here.