City Farm Song

Press Release 3

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

St Paul's Farm Balsall Heath

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 […]

Activities for the Over 50’s

Tea and Coffee Sessions at the Farm 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 […]

Friends of the Farm meeting #2

Farm Meeting Wednesday 13th Feb

#SaveOurFarm – We are holding our second meeting to discuss ways forward to save the farm. When: Wednesday 13th February 2019 Where: St. Paul’s Venture Time: 7pm We are also still accepting donations via PayPal.

Learn How To Prune A Fruit Tree

Tree Pruning Poster - Revised Date

Sadly, we had to postpone the session on the winter maintenance of fruit trees due to sickness. The session will go ahead on Wednesday 30th January instead Wednesday 30th January we are working with Balsall Heath is Our Planet to host a session on the winter maintenance of Fruit Trees, the session is FREE to […]

Friends of Balsall Heath City Farm Meeting

Friends of Balsall Heath Farm Leaflet 1

#SaveOurFarm – a meeting to discuss ways forward and how YOU can help! We’ve had lots of kind offers from individuals to help secure a sustainable future for this #UrbanOasis, a much-needed community resource in the Inner City. So we can all pull in the same direction and work together we have arranged a meeting. When: Wednesday 23rd […]

BBC WM Visits the Farm


Copy of the feature on Radio WM today – Save our Farm   We are also scheduled to be on BBC Midlands Today at 13:30 this afternoon and 6pm this evening (Friday 4th Jan)

Central News Visits The Farm!

Press Release 2

Following Friday’s very sad announcement about our Urban Farm facing closure, Central News have paid a visit to the Farm. The following video is from the Broadcast on the Saturday evening news. (You might need to turn the volume up a bit)

Unique Urban Farm To Close

St Paul's Farm Balsall Heath

Balsall Heath City Farm is set to close by the end of March, unless new money can be raised to support it. Set up by a group of residents in 1980, with just a few chickens, the farm now includes sheep, goats, rabbits, ducks, geese and turkeys. The Farm costs some £55,000 a year to […]

Coffee Morning for the Over 50’s

Coffee Morning Poster

We will be holding a Coffee Morning on Wednesdays between 10am and 11:30am for people aged over 50 to come along and have some refreshments and take part in activities in and around our City Farm. Please see the flyer below for more information or you can call 0121 464 1888 and ask for Anita […]

It’s Your Neighbourhood Awards

Farm Award 2

For several years, our Farm was an integral part of Balsall Heath in Bloom, the areas’ entry in the RHS Britain in Bloom competition. This year we entered the smaller “It’s Your Neighbourhood” awards just for the Farm itself.