We have ten Monthly Meetings throughout the year beginning in February and finishing in December. We have no meeting in August. Nine of the meetings have the same format. We have a local history speaker for the first hour and a refreshment internal for tea/coffee and biscuits. Non-members are encouraged to attend these meetings. The April meeting is our Annual General Meeting, where we elect our officers for the year, have some local history films and members can pay annual subscriptions.Programme of Meetings
The society supports and encourages members to:•Create presentations/talks concerning their interests and we are always happy for members to give their talks at our meetings.•Produce articles/books on local history. We are pleased to publish short articles in our quarterly Newsletter.•Carry out research into our local and regional history.Of course, we are happy to have members who simply wish to listen to a monthly talks. This is the majority of our members and we are grateful that they support us.
The society publishes a monthly Newsletter. During the pandemic this was enhanced to an eight page publication. The newsletter has updates, a meeting report, including the presentation, activities, news, information on the next meeting, and short articles written by members and supporters. We will continue to produce an eight page edition as long as we have sufficient material.Issues of our newsletters can be found at Newsletter
We have ten Monthly Meetings throughout the year beginning in February and finishing in November. The nine meetings until November all have the same format. We have a speaker for the first hour, a refreshment internal for tea/coffee and biscuits and this is followed by updates on our activities. Non members are encouraged to attend these meetings. The exception is our Annual General Meeting, where we elect our officers and committee and make major decisions for the future. This is followed by a film on local/regional history. Programme of MeetingsSince we formed the Society in 2009, we have had an Exhibition related to the history of Redditch at Forge Mill Needle Museum which we have reprised in part at other events where we have been present. In these exhibitions we have encompassed the history of our town, Redditch in WW2, Redditch industry and Redditch people. ActivitiesThe society publishes a monthly newsletter which contains meeting and event reports, news and other activities.The current newsletter, and all back editions, can be accessed on line at the society’s web site at NewsletterAs a local community group, the Redditch History Society is committed to supporting community activities. We are therefore present at some Outside Events.