Fancy A Paddle? Outdoor Paddling Pools in and around Birmingham

If the paddling pool in the garden, just isn’t cutting it anymore, or you fancy getting out and about a bit, there are some terrific outdoor paddling/swimming pools and splash areas not too far away. Bosworth Water Trust and Leisure Park Bosworth Water Trust, Wellsborough Road, Market … [Read More...]


The Gruffalo comes to Birmingham Town Hall this August – win a family ticket today!

Mums in the Know had a competition and the Competition was good! THE GRUFFALO Mouse has no trouble scaring away hungry animal with his … [Read More...]


Calling all Birmingham School & Nursery New Starters!

Here at MITK Birmingham we know that it can be a bit scary for the little ones (and mums) when starting school or school nursery for the … [Read More...]


Mums in the Know Tried Something New.. And Liked it!

Mums in the Know Birmingham had a fabulous time meeting all the ladies that registered for our Get into Golf Taster Event at the gorgeous … [Read More...]

Mister Maker

Phil Gallagher, better known as CBeebies’ Mister Maker, talks about the upcoming CBeebies Live! The Big Band tour.

We were very excited to hear that you are going to be strutting your stuff on the CBeebies Live! The Big Band tour. Can you tell us who … [Read More...]


Oh help! Oh no! The Gruffalo comes to Cannock Chase

After the success of the Stick Man Trail, MITK Birmingham is delighted that this spring will see a new Julia Donaldson themed trail running … [Read More...]


Summer Holiday activities for Families in Birmingham 21st July – 25th July

Monday 21st July 2014 Weather: Sunny 24 degrees Thimble Mill Library Story Time 10-11 Free Followed by a picnic at the nearby Warley Woods. There are two “trail” leaflets available: one which helps children and families discover the identity of many of the main tree species. There is also … [Read More...]


School Holiday Fun at the Library of Birmingham

One of our favourite things to do as a family is to jump on a train and visit the Library of Birmingham, whatever the weather there is so much to see and do.  On a sunny day we love to visit the secret garden and on not so sunny days I often end up snuggling the kiddies in the massive cuddly teddy … [Read More...]


Review: In The Night Garden Live, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Like most mummy's of children under 5 it is near impossible not to have watched or read about Iggle Piggle and friends at some point of time.  My children love this family favourite and the live show currently residing at Canon Hill Park certainly did not disappoint! The unmissable structure … [Read More...]


The Scarecrow’s Wedding Maize Maze at The National Forest Adventure Farm just 30 mins From Birmingham

Here at Mums in the Know, we were very excited to be invited to the grand opening of the Maize Maze at The National Adventure Farm .  This year’s maze celebrates the launch of Julia Donaldson’s new book The Scarecrow’s Wedding and both Julia and  Axel Scheffler were there to cut the ribbon. … [Read More...]


The Big Butterfly Count in Birmingham

The big butterfly count 2014 will take place from Saturday 19 July – Sunday 10 August 2014. It’s really easy to take part with all the family and can be done in your own back garden for just 15 minutes, the perfect activity for getting children of all ages outside and enjoying … [Read More...]


Come join the award-winning Strings Club and their music activity day for children aged 4-12!

Our award-winning music activity days are packed full of fun-filled music activities, workshops, tuition - ideal as an introduction for a complete beginner and invaluable for those budding string players too! Each day includes unique music activities and funky workshops, all alongside small group … [Read More...]


Brindley Place Film Festival

The hugely popular Brindleyplace Film Festival will take place for one week between 7th and 13th July in Central Square, screening Birmingham’s favourite films. The films were chosen by members of the public, who were given the chance to vote for their favourite 80s Vs 90s … [Read More...]


End of Year Teacher Gifts

With the end of the school year fast approaching there is still time to make or buy last minute presents for your favourite teacher or nursery staff. We love this crafty plant pot and crayon artwork that can be easily and cheapily made. For more ideas including local suppliers check out One … [Read More...]

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