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Space Probe One – Exploring the Brentford / Ardley Road Junction

Monday 27 May 2013 is the date, the junction of Brentford and Ardley Road in Kings Heath is the place.  Space Probe One is the event! Like the world’s smallest festival with a program of activities throughout the day, all exploring the possibilities of a grass-covered, triangular area of about 68 square meters, with roads on all three sides. […]

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Playing Out Video

A great video showing explaining the Playing Out idea in action!

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Playing out in Birmingham

The Kings Heath Centre for Space Exploration is coordinating efforts to organise one or more ‘Playing Out‘ events for National Play Day, which is Wednesday 7 August 2013. “Playing Out” is after-school street play led by neighbours for neighbours and only publicised within the immediate streets.  Residents close their road to traffic for a couple of hours, […]

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'Space Explorers' Community Project Begins!

There is an introductory session for the Space Explorers ‘Community Conversations‘ project on Thursday 6 December 11:30 at the Baptist Church Cafe on Kings Heath High Street.  This session is open to adults, and adults with children.  Food will be supplied for limited numbers, but if that all goes you can buy more from the […]

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Space Families (Robinson or Other) Required

The Kings Heath Centre for Space Exploration is a family exploring the space in which they live.  We’d like to meet other families who are interested in investigating how our homes and other spaces, both private and public, affect our well-being.  We’ll also be encouraging families we meet to embark on their own missions; to […]

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Nuclear waste disposal unit

One of the junior members here came up with the idea of using genetically modified bacteria to break down Nuclear waste. Although this seemed a very advanced and technical proposition for us, we decided to do some research on the subject and were amazed to find that scientists showed that bacteria could be used to ‘recycle’ […]

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Fun-o-meter Festival

Could you help us organise an event in Kings Heath where providers of children’s activities come together to do battle and discover what really tops the fun-o-meter for children? Children arriving at the festival will be given a pass card, allowing them a one free go on every activity available.  As they try each activity […]

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Car-less Driving Day : Monday 24 September

Monday 24 September is the first ever Car-less Driving Day! Where ever you go, what ever you do, take your imaginary car with you. It can be any make, any model you like. Special equipment and upgrades no problem. It could even be a bus or lorry. Just take that imaginary steering wheel in your […]

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Centre funding

We need to seek out funding streams that might support the work of the centre and would welcome suggestions, advice and consultancy from anyone who has experience, knowledge and expertise in this area. Our impacts will include: Community Cohesion Networking, Learning and Resource Sharing Sustainable Living Happy Humans Comment here to make suggestions or express […]

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Viral video : Happier Transportation

We want to create a short viral video promoting happier transportation.  We have a concept involving using ‘found’ footage (i.e. excerpts from existing online videos) , a voice over and possibly a video shoot to produce the final ‘reveal’ shot.  This will be a right funny video, that will spread like wild-butter. We are looking […]