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Please find below the PROVISIONAL programme of members meetings and talks. The meeting talk lasts approximately one hour and tea/coffee and biscuits are provided. The remaining part of the meeting is for discussion on the Society’s  activities.

2014 Programme of Talks/Meetings





3rd February/ 2pm

Restoring an Historic Redditch-made Battery for a National Heritage Museum

Tony Green

Forge Mill Needle Museum (Education Room)

3rd  March / 2pm

The Fairground Calendar: the pattern of the showman's year

Graham Downie

Redditch Library

7th  April  /2pm

The Archaeology of Redditch Woods and Open Spaces +  AGM

Emma Hancox

Redditch Library

12th May / 2pm

Foul Deeds in Worcestershire

Anne Bradford

Redditch Library

Early summer (tbc)

Coach Trip/Guided Tour - Bletchley Park

Redditch pick-up

2nd  June / 2pm

Fifty years of Redditch as a New Town

 Derek Coombes and  Brian Stallard

Redditch Library

7th  July / 2pm

Celebration, Carnival and Commerce on Redditch Church Green, 1900 to 2014

Graham Smith

Redditch Library

4th August / 2pm

  Redditch and WW1 - Centenary of the beginning of the ‘Great War’

   Tom Bough

Redditch Library

1st September/2pm

From Granny Locks to the Royal Oak

Chris Jackson

Redditch Library

Early autumn (tbc)

Offsite Visit for members - Tour of  the new Birmingham Library


Birmingham (meeting location tbd)

6th October / 2pm

The Cholera Epidemic of 1832 in Redditch and beyond

Angela Webster

Redditch Library

3rd November / 2pm

Stories of the Palace Theatre

Colin Wheeler

Redditch Library

1st December / 2pm

Members only ‘Social’ Event


Redditch Library

RLHS trifold brochure 2014 v4 January.pdf

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