Welcome to Our Edgbaston - for community, voluntary and faith groups

Find contact details, upcoming events and news items affecting your interests and your local area posted by organisations, groups, clubs and societies where you live. Search the Our Edgbaston database by typing your search term into the field below or use the keyword tickboxes in the Advanced Search page. You can narrow your search by choosing a specific ward within the Constituency. Please bear in mind that many organisations provide services or welcome people from across the city, but often this may not be the case..

The Our Edgbaston team provide this online database as a public service, and have accepted the information included herein in good faith and cannot accept any responsibility for any inconvenience caused due to errors either in the information that groups provide, or due to mistakes at the data inputting stage. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, some errors may still occur. We advise you phone ahead before attending any meeting or event posted.

cartoon: family underneath a heartOUR EDGBASTON aims: Link together local groups in a supportive and capactity building network. Enable residents to discover and get involved with work of local organisations. Keeping groups informed of local policy decisions which may affect them. Giving residents and groups the opportunity to influence those decisions.

We will be looking to double the number of OUR EDGBASTON's registered community, voluntary and faith organisations by the end of September 2006; if you would like to get involved with us, please use the CONTACTS tab which can be found on every page in this site.

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Advice Day for Voluntary and Community Groups
BBC Children in Need and a range of funders, including development agencies, are hosting an advice day for voluntary or community based groups who wish to apply for funding for work with children and young people. The day offers a chance to speak about funding opportunities, how to apply and hear from young people themselves about what they think makes a good project. Delegates will be able to attend up to three seminar sessions on areas where they will find out how to show knowledge and understanding in order to submit a strong funding application. It will be held at the Birmingham Midlands Institute in Birmingham on 24th October from 9.45 - 16.00. Attendance is free. Visit http://www.bebirmingham.org.uk/community_news.php?id=87 for details on how to book.

Empowerment Sharing - Policy and Practice Conference
The Community Development Foundation are holding a conference on Tuesday 21st October at the ICC in Birmingham. This dynamic and interactive day will include a range of workshops and facilitated debates on key issues from Local action on global environmental issues to tackle exclusion and inequalities. It will enable you to find out what the changes proposed in the new Empowerment White Paper mean for you. Visit for more information or to reserve your place.

Out of Many -We are One" A Musical Anthology
From 12.00noon - 3pm (doors open 11 am) A Black History Event organised by the Wheelchair Recycling Project will be held at Cerebral Palsy Midlands, 17 Victoria Road, Harborne, B17 0AQ. Music and a Banquette for all. Our Theme Message is "Disability access Secured" Telephone 427 3182 or 07957738887

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