Confidence Building at the POD

Our new six week confidence building course started today with a class of 14 students. The programme is being delivered by Yasmin Mian from Growing to Greatness. The students will develop their existing skills and also gain new ones as they learn more about team work, empowerment, breaking down barriers, self confidence and self esteem.…

UCB Treatments

It was the last day of beauty treatments from the students at University College Birmingham. They have been visiting for the last three weeks providing pampering sessions for all POD users who come in during Place Of Welcome on Fridays. We’d like to thanks all of the students from University College Birmingham for providing such…

Motown Night

On Friday 2 February twenty one POD regulars enjoyed a night of Motown and Northern Soul music in Erdington. Everyone said what a fantastic evening they had and it was a wonderful opportunity to bring together people who attend different activities. If you would like to join us on our next trip out then call…

POD Newsletter Edition 2

  Here is the second edition of the POD Newsletter featuring all the upcoming activities and events for next week during the half term holiday. We look forward to seeing you all next week for a wide range of activities for both parents and their children.  Click here to download our latest POD Newsletter: Nechells POD…

Yoga Class

Today’s Yoga session had 9 participants all joining in. Everyone had a great time and benefited from the class telling us they felt relaxed afterwards. If you are interested in joining the session come along to the POD every Monday from 9:30am – 11:00am. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing that allows you to take…


We are pleased to announce we will now be working with WEA to provide a range of activities here at the POD. Today’s session was ESOL which was delivered by Fozia. If you are interested in joining this class or others like it, please speak to a member of POD staff.

Place of Welcome

  Today Place of Welcome was very quiet but we had a surprise visit from Park Lives so our elders took advantage of the sunshine and played tennis. It was great fun. Thanks to Hemlata and Myles from Park Lives who were so encouraging.    

Youth Crime Prevention

                                            Here is the timetable for the various Workshops within the Crime Prevention course. Make sure you make a note of the times and dates so you don’t miss out on these upcoming sessions!…

Sewing Class

The Sewing Class at Nechells POD has been a huge success and we have had lots of interest from the community. For those who haven’t got a space on the existing course, we are working closely with WEA West Midlands to schedule another session in the afternoon! #sewing #handmade #sewit


Our ESOL speaking and Listening class runs each week on both Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 – 12:00. So come down to Nechells POD and register you place on this free session whilst spaces are still available!