Reopening of Balsall Heath City Farm on Monday 13th July 2020

It is with great pleasure the I can announce the reopening of Balsall Heath City Farm on Monday 13th July 2020. We are very aware that local families need to use our facility and give families and children some much needed enjoyment during this uncertain period.

To comply with rules around keeping people safe we have introduced an appointment system to ensure adequate social distancing and keeping people safe.

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Learn How To Prune Fruit Trees

We will be hosting a FREE session on how to prune a fruit tree at the Farm on Sunday 1st of December.

The session is due to commence at 11 am and expected to be finished by 4 pm, the session is FREE to attend and is open to all.

To book a place, please call 0121 464 1888 or send an email over to 

Please remember to dress up warm and we hope to see you soon.

Tree Pruning at the Farm Poster on the 1st of December from 11am


Press Release: Balsall Heath City Farm

New Partnership Gives Hope to City Farm

St. Paul’s Community Development Trust are happy to announce that following lengthy discussions with a number of organisations agreement has been reached with The Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) that will secure the long term viability of the Balsall Heath City Farm.

Threatened with closure since December 2018 St. Paul’s have been working with a number of organisations to try to secure the long-term viability of the City Farm. Now agreement has been reached with TAWS which means that the farm which has operated in Balsall Heath for over 40 years will remain open.

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City Farm Song

A lovely piece put together by local director and actor Haqi Ali to go with the song that Ella wrote and performed with family and friends.


Raising Money for the Farm

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Wehida Mulla –  Language Through Play Worker (St. Paul’s Trust Children’s Centre)

I am running the Rotary Shakespeare Full Marathon in Stratford-upon-Avon on Sunday 28th April 2019 to help raise money to support Balsall Heath City Farm stay open.

This lovely farm is set to close unless new money can be raised. Unless funding can be found the closure will go ahead.


Activities for the Over 50’s

We have a number of services running on a Tuesday and Wednesday for the 50+ at the Farm & Venture on Malvern Street (Just off of the Clifton Road).

  • Tea & Coffee on a Tuesday between 10:00 and 11:30.
  • Cooking Sessions on a Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00
  • Clay & Craft Activities on a Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00 (*)
  • Gardening Club on a Wednesday between 12:30 and 14:30

(*)  Starting 3rd April 2019

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Tea and Coffee Sessions at the Farm Over 50's Cooking Sessions at the Farm Over 50's





Clay and Craft Sessions at the Farm Over 50's

Gardening Sessions at the Farm Over 50's