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Cost of Living: Let's Work Together

Bromsgrove Winter Special

The festive season doesn’t have to break the bank!

For top tips to help you through the Christmas period and support to get you through the Winter months, check out our partnership leaflet and the table below for plenty of free or low-cost seasonal activities, events and advice for all.

Our partnership continues to work together to provide support and advice to residents and signpost them to trusted sources & organisations that can help.

NameVenueDate/TimeCostMore Information
Holiday Activity and Food Programme Fun Winter Clubs Various Various FREE for free school meal children aged 5 - 16yrs https://www.haf-it.co.uk/
Worcestershire Libraries Various Various Warm spaces for FREE family fun worcestershire.gov.uk/libraries
Arrow Valley Country Park Lights Trail Battens Dr, Redditch B98 0LJ Fri 1st Dec, 6 - 9pm FREE entry redditchbc.gov.uk/events
Sanders Park Lights Trail Kidderminter Rd, Bromsgrove B61 7JP Sat 2nd Dec, 6 - 9pm FREE entry bromsgrove.gov.uk/events
Build a Bike Workshops Redditch (Must be booked) Kingfisher Centre, Woodrow & Winyates Green Community Centres 9th, 16th & 17th Dec - Various Sessions FREE Build-A-Bike for new and maintainance sessions for 2nd hand. Search for 'bike' on redditchbc.gov.uk sd@bromgroveandredditch.gov.uk
Pop-up Toy Shop Donations New Starts or Bromsgrove Rugby Club New Starts anytime, Rugby Club on 3rd Dec Collecting donations for the pop up toy shop 01527 882410 newstarts.org.uk or Facebook
Pop up Toy Shop Newstarts, 1 Sherwood Road, Bromsgrove, B60 3DR Mon 11th/Tues 12th Dec 10am - 3pm Turn up to NewStarts 01527 882410 newstarts.org.uk or Facebook
Christmas Food Vouchers (referral only) Newstarts, 1 Sherwood Road, Bromsgrove, B60 3DR Mon 18th/ Tues 19th Dec Get in touch 01527 882410 newstarts.org.uk or Facebook
Community Supermarket Newstarts, 1 Sherwood Road, Bromsgrove, B60 3DR Every Thurs, 3 - 6pm Pay what you can/feel 01527 882410 newstarts.org.uk or Facebook
School Uniform Help (No referral needed) Newstarts, 1 Sherwood Road, Bromsgrove, B60 3DR Monday - Fri 9am - 4pm. Sat 10am - 1pm Get in touch 01527 882410 newstarts.org.uk or Facebook

Advice and Contacts

Even if you don't claim any benefits you may be entitled to support you weren't aware of, and not just monetary support, but good advice from legitimate sources you can trust.

Go to our cost of living page to find links to support and advice services that are new, that are already available from us, and that are available from a range of other agencies too, to support you with the cost of living.