You too can #LetThemRoam

One of ROAM’s objectives is to inspire parents and caregivers in other communities to give their children the freedom to roam. In the second in her blog series, ROAM’s Laura Billingham describes how she and a friend gave their own children this experience close to home in Bearwood.  A year … Read more

More than just child’s play…

It’s been almost a year since ROAM recruited our wonderful session leaders Laura and Kaleigh. In a series of blogs, Laura reflects on some of the brilliant benefits of roaming, and being a ROAM leader. ROAM sessions are full of fun but there is always so much more going on. … Read more

Do-It-Yourself Forest School!

Collection jars

In October this year, ROAM teamed up with the Friends of Cotteridge Park on a joint initiative called ‘DIY Forest School’.  Every week we’ve issued a new activity sheet for children and their adults to use in the park, relevant to the season’s treasures! Written by ROAM session leader Kaleigh, … Read more

Paralympic champion Claire Cashmore MBE is ROAM’s patron

Claire Cashmore MBE

Every self-respecting charity needs a patron right? And we are so excited to reveal that Paralympian Claire Cashmore has agreed to be ours. Claire was one of the ‘Superhumans’ featured in the London 2012 media campaign, but this year, starred somewhat less glamorously, on the BBC website training during lockdown … Read more