Heritage Open Days: 10-19 Sept. 2021 - what did you discover?!

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‘Our Stories in Stitch Exhibition’ and Heritage Tours of St Margaret’s Church

St. Margarets Road, Ward End, Birmingham, West Midlands, B8 2BA

Today a community resource, Unity Hubb (hubb meaning love in Arabic) is a grade II listed church with a history dating back to 1516. Heritage…

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Admire the arch! Northfield’s community history in stitches and words

36-38 Grosvenor Shopping Centre, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2JU

This community heritage and stitch project is part of the Northfield Revealed project, run by St Laurence Church. During Birmingham Heritage Week…

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Alfred Wilcox VC commoration

Aston Parish Church, Witton Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 6QA

Please arrive at 12 15 for the 12 30pm event There will be a short ceremony to celebrate the life and achievements of Alfred Wilcox VC an Aston…

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Architectural Tours

The Hive, New Standard Works, 43-47 Vittoria Street, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3PE

Built in 1879 New Standard Works has a long and proud history. It has housed jewellery makers, produced car parts and is now a specialist college,…

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Aston Parish Church Heritage Day

Aston Parish Church, Witton Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 6QA

The church is huge and social distancing is easy. See a fine collection of monuments commemorating the people who changed the area over 6…

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Athol Masonic Buildings

60 Severn Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 1QG

Severn Street Masonic Hall is a Grade II listed building that is a very important part of the architectural heritage of the city of Birmingham.…

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Austin Village Walk

Northfield Conservative Club, The Mill Walk, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 4HL

Join a leisurely stroll and hear from our guide, a local resident, about the history of this estate, which includes 200 prefabricated cedar wood…

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Birmingham Black Heritage Walk Tour

Birmingham, West Midlands

A tour highlighting the story of a remarkable African American woman who travelled to Britain to campaign against slavery, racism and lynching…

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 3TR

An oasis of delightful gardens, peaceful and tranquil, just one mile from the city centre. Opened in 1832, these historic gardens are home to…

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Birmingham Honey Show - Winterbourne House & Garden

Winterbourne House & Garden, 58 Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2RT

Winterbourne has seven acres of stunning Botanical garden for you to explore but to day it's all about our 'buzzing' residents, the honey bees.…

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Bournville Carillon, including the Carillon Visitor Centre (The Rest House)

Bournville Junior School, Linden Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1JY

Installed by Bournville Village Trust founder, George Cadbury in 1906, Bournville Carillon is one of the finest instruments of its kind in the…

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Bournville Model Boat Club

Valley Parkway, Bournville Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1QS

Bournville Model Yachting Club was founded in the early 1900s at Rowheath Park. By 1926 George Cadbury had commissioned an area of marshland on…

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Bournville Quaker Meeting House

Bournville Friends Meeting House, 65 Linden Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1JT

The Quaker Meeting House was built in 1905 and was designed by William Alexander Harvey, an influential architect on the Bournville estate. It is…

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Cannon Hill Park 148yrs anniversary of public opening Sept 1873 - Sept 2021

Birmingham City Council Office, 2 Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8RD

Cannon Hill Park heritage partners invite visitors to the 148yr Birmingham City Council Park, Gardens and group amenities, with a QR Trail noting…

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Cannon Hill People’s Park

Birmingham City Council Office, 2 Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8RD

A Cannon Hill Park QR Trail will show the Historic England Grade 2* Park, Trees and Gardens with Bathing, Sports and Apprentice areas in 1873…

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Church of the Ascension, Hall Green

93B School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JQ

A chance to have a look around this beautiful Church,  consecrated in 1704 as Job Marston’s Chapel, and still a place of active Christian…

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Discover Church of the Ascension Stirchey

Church of the Ascension, Pineapple Grove, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2TJ

Come and take a look inside the church which was designed by Romilly Craze and consecrated in 1973. See the area war memorial and stained glass…

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Discover Stirchley Baths Community Centre

2 - 4, Bournville Lane, Stirchley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2JT

Stirchley Baths has been a well-loved part of the Stirchley community for over 100 years. A swimming baths was first proposed in 1903 and the…

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Discover Stirchley Library

10A Bournville Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2JT

An exhibition of rarely seen photographs (including events from 1970s and 1980s) reflecting the history of the library building and the people who…

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Explore Aston Hall (Fully Booked)

Aston Hall, Trinity Road, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 6JD

We are operating a timed entrance to the Hall. Tickets must be pre-booked. Aston Hall is open from 12.00 - 16.00, with the last timed entrance to…

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Explore Blakesley Hall

Blakesley Hall, Blakesley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B25 8RN

Celebrating Heritage Open Days; visit Blakesley Hall, a fine Tudor house and beautiful gardens built in 1590 by Richard Smalbroke, a member of one…

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Exploring Brandwood End Cemetery: A history of the cemetery and an insight to those buried there

Brandwood End Cemetery, Woodthorpe Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B14 5EE

Covid permitting- we hope to offer a varied choice of small events from Tree Walks to the chance to learn about the work of 'Caring for Gods Acre'…

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Fircroft College of Adult Education

Fircroft College of Adult Education, 1018 Bristol Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 6LH

Founded in 1909 by George Cadbury Jnr., grandson of Cadbury’s co-founder John, Fircroft College of Adult Education is based in his former family…

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Handsworth Old Town Hall

20 Slack Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands, B20 2JL

Until the Industrial Revolution, Handsworth was a rural area, with many farms, and we plan to display photographs and paintings of these and the…

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Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield

Holy Trinity Church , Trinity Road, (Corner of Trinity Road and Birchfield Road), Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 6AH

Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield is a Grade II* listed building and was opened and consecrated in 1864. It is an example of the work of the…

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Manor Farm Park Heritage Trail

389 Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2AB

The 2 km Trail visits ten sites of historic interest in and around Manor Farm Park; each site has a QR code which, when scanned on a smartphone,…

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Moor Pool Heritage Festival - Moor Pool Hall and community venues around the Moor Pool Estate

Moor Pool Hall, 37 The Circle, Birmingham, West Midlands, B17 9DY

Sunday 12th September is a rare opportunity to discover the Moor Pool Estate, one of the last remaining intact Garden Suburbs in the UK and one of…

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Moseley Hall Dovecote + Moseley History Displays

179b Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8JR

Find out about the role the brown rat and the French Revolution played in the history of dovecotes while enjoying smelling and seeing the herbs…

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Northfield Baptist Church: Open Days

Northfield Baptist Church, 789, Bristol Road South, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 2NQ

The Church was founded in 1912, and from 1915 met in a hall on Bunbury Road near the junction with Woodlands Park Road. It relocated to a new…

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Parish Church of St Agatha, Sparkbrook

St Agatha's Parish Church, Stratford Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 1QT

This historic church was built to house an Anglo-Catholic congregation, and from its beginning to the present day, the Anglo-Catholic tradition…

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Rowheath Pavilion (part of Bournville Heritage Open Day 2021)

Rowheath Pavilion, Heath Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1HH

Rowheath Pavilion was built in 1924 for the Cadburys as a sports and social club for the factory workers. At the time it had 14 football pitches,…

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Selly Manor Museum

Maple Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 2AE

Selly Manor is a beautiful Tudor manor, first recorded in 1476, which stands alongside the medieval cruck hall of Minworth Greaves. These two…

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Silent History - Exhibition

The Hive Vittoria Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3PE

Both artists have worked with groups across Birmingham to produce a series of works exploring the dreams and ambitions of d/Deaf, blind and…

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Spring Hill Library

Spring Hill Library, Spring Hill, Hockley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 7BH

Spring Hill Library opened in 1893 and is one of the oldest of the original Birmingham branch libraries. The library was designed by Frederick…

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St Edburgha’s Church, Yardley, Birmingham

St Edburgha's Church, Church Road, Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B33 8PB

The church was built in the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. During the recent restoration a section of imitation or fictive paneling was discovered…

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St Francis C of E Church

St Francis Church, Linden Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1JY

Bournville Parish Church, which is dedicated to St Francis of Assisi, is a place of calm and beauty beloved by local worshippers. George Cadbury…

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St Mary’s Convent of Mercy

St. Marys Convent, 98 Hunters Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B19 1EB

St Mary's is a little-known architectural gem by Augustus Welby Pugin, and is an interesting example of Pugin's Convent architecture. The convent…

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The Archaeology of Curzon Street, Birmingham

The Priory Rooms Meeting & Conference Centre, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6AF

High Speed Two (HS2) is the new high speed railway for Britain. Before we build bridges, tunnels, tracks and stations, the largest archaeology…

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The Bournville Experience

Linden Road, Linden Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1JR

Permanently open as part of Cadbury World is The Bournville Experience; a joint initiative between the chocolate factory and Bournville Village…

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The Hive

48-52 Vittoria Street, The Hive, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3PE

Join us for a screening of this documentary, in which personal accounts reflect on themes of loss, discovery, courage, and often success,…

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Weoley Hill Centenary - one of the Bournville Village Estates

Weoley Hill United Reformed Church, Green Meadow Road, Weoley Hill , Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 4DE

Bournville's Weoley Hill village is just over a mile walk, through beautiful parkland, from Bournville Green. Keep your eyes peeled for some of…

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Brierley Hill Boogie

Marsh Park, North Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3EY

Join Brierley Hill Musical Theatre Company in Marsh Park for an afternoon of fitness and fun. Brierley Hill Boogie is a high energy dance fitness…

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Brierley Hill Dawn - radio broadcast

Brierley Hill, West Midlands

Run in partnership with Black Country radio, this live broadcast will take place during dawn (06:00-07:00) on September 11th. Listen to Brierley…

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Brierley Hill Library - historic exhibition and poetry workshop

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Brierley Hill Library, 122 High Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3ET

Back by popular demand! This is an opportunity to view the historic artefacts and maps held by the library. Learn about the Nine Lock’s Pit…

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Brierley Hill Market - Peaky Blinders Day

Market Hall, High Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3AP

Join in the fun at Brierley Hill Market. Vintage vehicles, best-dressed man and woman competition, Peaky Blinders theme, Claire Louise vintage…

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Bullets in Brierley Hill

First floor, 96-100 High Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3AP

Step back in time and escape the police by locating the guns stolen by the Peaky Blinders and hidden in the depths of Brierley Hill. This FREE…

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Hawbush Community Gardens

Hawbush Community Gardens, Bull Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands

This is an opportunity to tour the beautiful Hawbush Community Gardens and learn about the history of the gardens and their surrounding…

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Picnic in the Park

Marsh Park, North Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands

On September 17th 1921, Mrs Marsh, wife of the chair of the local council and Marsh & Baxter, turned a golden key in the gates and declared Marsh…

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St John’s Church

St John's Church, , Leys Road , Brockmoor , Brierley Hill , West Midlands, DY53JA

A chance to view a Grade II listed building and chat to our knowledgeable church warden about the building and it's history.

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St Mary’s church - tour, harp and organ music

St Mary's Church, 26 High Street, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3AE

A chance to discover St Mary's church by having a touring this historic Pugin designed church, with its astounding art and historic links to the…

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St Michael’s church Brierley Hill, tours and crafts

St Michael's Church, Bell Street South, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 3EX

Tour Brierley Hill’s oldest building, which is over 250 years old. View the beautiful historic stained glass windows, learn about the memorials…

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Anglican Chapel with walking tours in the wider London Road Cemetery

London Road Cemetery, London Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2JT

Get a fascinating insight into the history of the chapel designed by architect Joseph Paxton, set in the wider Charterhouse Heritage Park…

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Bagot’s Castle

Church Road, Baginton, Coventry, West Midlands, CV8 3AR

The present castle is thought to have been built sometime in the 1380s by Sir William Bagot a distinguished nobleman of the time. He is thought to…

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Caludon Castle Monument and Bands In the Park event

Farren Road, Wyken, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 5EH

It started life as a Manor House which was owned by aristocratic families such as Segrave, Mowbray and Berkeley who, combined, owned it over 400…

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Canal and River Trust -  Heritage Working Boat

Coventry Canal Basin, 10a St Nicholas St, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 4LY

An opportunity to go aboard this heritage canal working boat and see the living conditions of the boat mans cabin. Experience what life was like…

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Charterhouse / Historic Coventry Trust tours

Charterhouse Drive, London Road, (opposite London Road Cemetery), Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2JQ

Join us for an exclusive Historic Coventry Trust hard hat tour at this exciting point in the building’s restoration and development. Hear from…

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Charterhouse Heritage Park Weekender

Charterhouse Heritage Park, Charterhouse Drive , London Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2JQ

Join us for a series of heritage happenings as visitors take real time action in the preservation of Coventry’s built and natural heritage:…

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Coventry Model Railway Club

Coventry Model Railway Club, Unit 3, Coventry Canal Warehouse, Leicester Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 4LH

Sited at the Canal Basin come up and see our layouts and talk to club members. Three large and several small layouts in a variety of scales…

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Coventry Transport Museum

Millennium Place, Hale Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1JD

Get within touching distance of some of the most amazing vehicles ever invented. See the cars your parents and grandparents drove or explore what…

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Dame Goodyvers Day

Broadgate, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1

Dame Goodyvers Daye commemorating the actual and only date we have of Godiva, benefactor of the first Benedictine priory church in Coventry has…

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Drapers’ Hall

Bayley Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RN

This exclusive hard hat tour provides an opportunity for visitors to view this impressive building as restoration nears completion. Drapers Hall…

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Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Transfiguration

264 Westwood Heath Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 8GP

We will be showcasing the story of the school which closed in 1963 . The church is a small building so a tour will mainly comprise of a 2 part…

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Historic Cooking Virtual Event - from the Herbert Art Gallery

Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5QP

Join chef Tom Adkins as he takes your tastebuds on a historic journey. Historic Cooking is a video series that makes recipes from the past and…

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King Henry VIII School

King Henry Viii School, Warwick Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6AQ

Take a walking tour of the School site and take the opportunity to view documents and other artefacts illustrating the 476 years since the…

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LTB SHOWROOMS (above the ‘Litten Tree’ Pub)

The Litten Tree, 1 Warwick Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1EX

Originally built in 1911 as the prestigious showrooms for The Rover Company – the ‘Meteor Works’ Bull Yard factory occupied a large area to…

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Lychgate Cottages (3-6 Priory Row)

3-6 Priory Row, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5EX

The building’s location and date indicate that it originally formed part of the precinct of the 12th century St Mary’s Priory, and it is the…

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Mid-Century Art & Architecture Walk

Godiva statue, Broadgate, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1LL

The walk will look at statues, sculptures, mosaics, tiles and buildings to demonstrate how Coventry’s mid-century style influenced a generation…

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Queens Road Baptist Church

Queens Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3EG

Retaining many original features it can now seat 500 in pine pews and includes a gallery. The Baptistry (which is covered by the front platform…

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St John the Baptist Church

St. John the Baptist Church, Fleet Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3AY

Its history is unique having been founded by Queen Isabella in 1344. It served as a place of worship until the 1530s, after which it was used for…

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Swanswell Gate & Cook Street Gate

Hales St, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 1JQ

This heritage open day offers an exciting first look at the newly restored medieval gatehouses following their recent transformation into holiday…

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War Memorial Cenotaph Chamber of Silence

Kenilworth Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6PT

This rare opportunity will enable those attending to view the Rolls of the Fallen which lists all the Coventry men killed in the two World Wars as…

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Weavers House and Garden (Spon End Building Preservation Trust)

121 Upper Spon Street, Spon End, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BQ

Saved from demolition and restored by Spon End Building Preservation Trust, the project was completed in 2008. Step back into medieval Coventry…

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100 years since Mr Haden Best - The Victorian family and house in photos, Haden Hill House

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Off Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Enjoy some facinating and fabulous photos from the late 1800s and early 1900s of George Alfred Haden Haden Best, his family and houses. The photos…

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A summer evening soiree at Haden Hill House

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Off Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Mr Haden-Best is hosting a dinner party but the group have just stepped out to take the summer air. See the house displayed as if a dinner party…

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Guided tours of the historic landscape - Haden Hill Park

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Off Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Haden Hill Park is a fascinating historic landscape with many features which you may not be aware have a long history. Book onto our guided tour…

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Haden Old Hall open days - discover 400 years of Haden history

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Off Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Haden Old was has often been called the Tudor Hall and there has often been stories of the Haden family coming to the local area with William the…

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Steve King Big Band in the grounds of Haden Hill House Museum

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Bring a picnic chair/ blanket and a picnic and enjoy some fantastic live music in Haden Hill Park in front of Haden Hill House. You can also visit…

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The World According to Cradley Heath - at Haden Old Hall

Haden Hill House Museum and Old Hall, Haden Hill Park, Off Barrs Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, B64 7JU

Cradley Heath Creative (a local arts group) embarked on a mission to discover the creative activities which local people in the learned during the…

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Brilliant Bread at Top Church

Top Church, St Thomas and St Luke, High Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1QD

We will be using the theme of bread to explore how access to different types food has changed over time, with a focus on the turn of the last…

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Coroner’s Court - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HP

Visitors will have the opportunity to take a virtual tour inside the Grade II* listed Coroner's Court. The building was designed by Harvey and…

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Council House - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HF

The Council House, listed Grade II, was built to the designs of W. Alexander Harvey & H Graham Wicks in 1934-5. It was the last in a series of…

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Dudley Central Mosque and former St Edmund’s School - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 7AJ

Originally known as the St Edmund's District National School, Lord Ward of Himley donated the land and its foundation stone was laid by Lady Ward…

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Dudley Zoo & Castle

Zoological Drive, Discovery Way, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4AL

Access to the 11th Century Castle in the heart of Dudley Zoo. This venue will open it's doors for free from 3.30pm - 7.30 pm (last admission is…

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Find out More about Building Preservation Trusts in the West Midlands at The Crown, Dudley

The Crown, Wolverhampton Street, Dudley , West Midlands, DY1 1ED

From 10am till 4pm, members of the public are invited to come along for a chat about the West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust and their…

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Former Dudley Museum and Art Gallery - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HZ

The locally listed red brick and terracotta building was constructed in 1883 by Bateman & Corser of Birmingham as the Dudley School of Art and…

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Former Dudley Police Station - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands

The Dudley police and fire station began construction during the outbreak of the Second World War. The foundation stone was laid on 19 May 1939…

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Old Police Buildings - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands

This digital event offers the opportunity to look behind the large wooden doors of Dudley’s first police station. It was built by “the county…

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Our Blessed Lady and St Thomas of Canterbury - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands

The church dates from 1842 and was built in local stone in Early English style. Although the church underwent major reordering in the 1960s, when…

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Priory House - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1HH

This digital event offers the opportunity to look behind the large doors of this striking Classical building in a prominent location in Dudley’s…

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St Edmund, King and Martyr, Dudley.

Castle Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1LQ

Dedicated to a the 10th century Edmund, King of East Anglia, the present building still stands on the original site. Edmund refused to acknowledge…

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The Crown Public House and Exhibition by the Dudley Society of Artists

201 Wolverhampton Street, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 1ED

This former public house dates from 1895 and was built in overtly Victorian Gothic style, which is displayed in its chateau-style roofs, spired…

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Town Hall - Virtual Tour

Dudley, West Midlands

The Town Hall, Museum and Coroner's Court were built in memory of Brooke Robinson, a prominent local solicitor, borough coroner and MP, and his…

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Lunchtime live from Bishop Asbury Cottage

Great Barr, West Midlands, B43 6HN

Francis Asbury grew up in what is now Sandwell, just outside West Bromwich in the middle of the 18th century. He became interested in the new…

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Cradley - Family History, Teddy Bear Parachute Jump, Heritage and Music!

St. Peters Church, Church Road, Cradley, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 2UL

The doors of St Peter's Church in Cradley will be wide open on Saturday 18th September from 10.00am onwards. From 10.00am until 2.00pm the church…

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Lunchtime with Sandwell Museums from home

Sandwell, West Midlands

Join us on our digital platforms and enjoy videos, costumed characters, activities, talks and tours each day of heritage open days at lunchtime.…

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Knowle Parish Church

1717 High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0LN

Knowle Parish Church first opened in 1403. The hamlet of Cnolle was within the manor and parish of Hampton-in-Arden. The church at Hampton was a…

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Packwood House

Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Solihull, West Midlands, B94 6AT

Surrounded by beautiful gardens and countryside, Packwood was described by a guest in the 1930s as ‘a house to dream of, a garden to dream…

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St Margaret’s Church Heritage Open Day

St. Margarets Church, St. Margarets Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 7JS

Church will be open with some guided tours led by the Vicar at 11.00 and 1.00, or a member of the congregation at other times. You are also…

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The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Temple Balsall

Fen End Road West, Temple Balsall, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 0AN

A tranquil rural setting dating back to 1146 and the Knights Templar, with 17th century endowments for church, alms houses and a school by the…

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St Peter’s Church Pedmore

Pedmore Lane, Pedmore, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 0SW

We hope at St Peter's Pedmore we can expand on the theme of Edible England promote food that is not only good to eat but is responsibly sourced, …

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Stourbridge Glass: Walking tour on the Cut

The Bonded Warehouse, 2 Canal St, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4LU

Join ‘the voice of the Black Country’ Graham Fisher on this walking tour of the Glass Quarter. You will learn about the people and companies…

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Stourbridge Quaker Meeting House 2021

Scotts Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 1UR

We will show and tell visitors about the history of our purpose built 1689 Quaker Meeting House, with its original structure and many fittings…

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The Thomas Robinson Building Open Afternoon

The Thomas Robinson Building, Cemetery Road, The Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY9 8AN

West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust and Dudley Registry Service will host an open afternoon at the Thomas Robinson Building (formerly The Lye…

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Tour of the new Stourbridge Glass Museum

Stourbridge Glass Museum, Stuart Works, High St, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 4FB

Join Museum Director, Oliver Buckley and Curator, Steven Hearn to learn about the site restoration process, and hear about the collection, which…

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Holy Trinity Parish Church, Sutton Coldfield

The Trinity Centre, 7 Church Hill, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1TF

A visit to Holy Trinity Parish Church in Sutton Coldfield for Heritage Open Day on 18th Sept 2021 will hopefully see a return to a range of…

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Sutton Coldfield Town Hall Fete & Open Day

Sutton Town Hall, Upper Clifton Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6DA

Join the team at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall on Sunday 12th September for a Fete and Heritage Open Day to celebrate the reopening of the theatre to…

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Aldridge Transport Museum

Aston Manor Road Transport Museum, Shenstone Drive, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 8TP

The museum occupies a former industrial manufacturing unit and is a short distance from the centre of Aldridge, which itself is around 3 miles…

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I Remember Walsall Illuminations

Walsall Arboretum Bandstand, Broadway North, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 2QH

This year Walsall Arboretum is opening up its bandstand to host a small exhibition about Walsall Illuminations. The town's famous light show ran…

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St Matthew’s Parish Church, Walsall

St. Matthews Church, St. Matthews Close, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 3DG

Visitors will be able to follow two way marked routes around our church, one following a route around the church interior and the other looking…

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A sound of the times at Bromwich Hall- open day with live music.

Bromwich Hall - West Bromwich Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 2EA

Take a step back in time and discover the history of Bromwich Hall. From our 13th century great hall to the 21st century pub, with 750 years of…

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After Hours at Bromwich Hall - open evening

Bromwich Hall - West Bromwich Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 2EA

Visit the house after sun down and take a step back in time and discover the history of Bromwich Hall. From our 13th century great hall to 19th…

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An evening at the Oake -  Oak House Museum

Oak House Visitor Centre, 190 Oak Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8HJ

Oak House was built in the 1620s and its most notable resident was John Turton, a farmer and industrialist who lived at the house from 1634 until…

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Bromwich Hall Alive - A medieval encampment in the grounds.

Bromwich Hall - West Bromwich Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 2EA

Enjoy a medieval encampment at Bromwich Hall- Join Buckingham's retinue re-enactment group as they bring Bromwich Hall and grounds to life as it…

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Edible England at Bromwich Hall

Bromwich Hall - West Bromwich Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B71 2EA

Take a step back in time and discover the history of Bromwich Hall. From our 13th century great hall to the 21st century pub, with 750 years of…

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The 17th century vegan! - at Oak House Museum

Oak House Visitor Centre, 190 Oak Road, West Bromwich, West Midlands, B70 8HJ

Visit the Oak House and meet the servants preparing food for the Oak House table. Although fruit and vegetables were looked at with some suspicion…

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