There’s no question that Harborne is one of the city’s most desired places to live. And with its abundance of activity, whether you’re looking for good food or somewhere to get active, grab a cappuccino and your diary, Wolf’s are going to help you to spend your leisure time.
Food and Drink
Getting your hands on fresh produce is one of the best things about summer, so why not head to the Harborne Farmers’ Market on Saturday 9th August? Situated on the High Street, it repeats on the second Saturday of every month and runs from 9am - 2pm.
Got a few hours to kill? Grab some friends and head to The Junction. On the 1st Thursday of every month, they host a live music night. Great food, a relaxed atmosphere and an acoustic set. What more could you ask for?
And for the nights when only eating out will cut it, a favourite around Harborne is gorgeous Italian restaurant Buonissimo. A local favourite, it boasts ‘excellent service’ and ‘locally sourced produce.’
Reading and Relaxation
Attention, bookworms, Harborne Library has a full calendar of events, with something for most nights of the weeks and all age groups. From Toddler Time on a Friday, to a Teenage Reading Group, you’ll find a group to pass the time in. Check out their ‘What’s Happening’ page for full details.
If sweating it out in the gym doesn’t appeal to you, fear not. How does yoga take your fancy? No longer just a pastime of the rich and famous, Barefoot Birmingham has a beautiful studio situated on Harborne, where they promise to ‘help you get a strong mind and a strong body - and love every minute of the journey.’
If you fancy something with a little more noise, head to Adage Dance & Fitness Studios run a variety of classes for children and adults, including street jazz, burlesque and contemporary.
Sometimes, there’s nothing nicer than take a quick dip, between appointments. Harborne Pool and Fitness Centre has everything you could want. There are even classes for the kids.
Elsewhere around the city, there is an exciting array of activity to keep everyone in the family happy.
If you’re free Saturday 2nd August, head to mac Birmingham, for ‘Screen Juniors: Fantastic Mr Fox’ and look out for an activity with the animator from the movie.
Digbeth First Friday guarantees an excellent start to your month, with events, exhibitions, live music and awesome street food. Each month you can catch something different. Head over to their website to sign up for a Disloyalty card, to make the most of Digbeth’s independent culture and search #digbethfirstfriday on your social media, to keep up to date with who’s doing what and where.
Does a little bit of history and time travel tickle your fancy? This year is the Birmingham Back to Backs exhibition’s 10 year anniversary. The guided tour provides the most authentic glimpse into 19th century life that the country has seen. Prepare to step back in time and be amazed by the sights and sounds of back-to-back living and how it shaped Birmingham into the city we live in today.
No matter who you are or how you love to spend your time, there is zero chance of you getting bored in Birmingham. Grab some pals and get exploring.