What's on at your Society
Our meetings now take place at Quinton Methodist Church Hall, Ridgeway Avenue,
Halesowen, West Midlands, B62 9AU (Opposite the Fitness Centre).
Ample parking available, please enter by the door in the right hand corner of the hall, then through the door on the left. The doors are open from 7.15pm (refreshments are available at about 7.25pm). The evening opens at 8pm with chair's announcements followed by the speaker for the evening.
Admission is £1.50 for members, £2 for visitors (payable at the door on arrival).
Tuesday 14th November 2017- "A Virtual Tour of the Outer Circle" -Pam & David Humphries
All on screen our speakers take you on a tour of the Outer Circle based on tours conducted using a 1950s Birmingham Bus. An evening full of nostalgia and memories.
Tuesday 13th February 2018 - Wassail Festivities
We had to cancel the December meeting because of snow so we decided to carry forward the Wassail Festivities to February, come and join us for mince pies, non alcoholic punch plus entertainment from the Banjo Strummers
Tuesday 13th March 2018-“Darling Elizabeth”-Mary Bodfish
Our dear friend and well-loved local historian, Mary Bodfish is back with us again for the latest talk in her extended repertoire. Tonight it’s all about the Queen Mother.
Tuesday 10th April 2018-“Zeppelin Night of Terror”-Ian Bott
When Ian was with us last in 2017 he asked if we had heard this particular talk, all about the Zeppelin bombing raid over the Black Country in 1916. It was meant for another part of the United Kingdom but Ian will tell us more on the evening.
Tuesday 8th May 2018-“-A History of Potting”-Annette & John Christophers
Annette and John have been making pots for over 50 years, they offer a talk on the history of potting beginning with the earliest urban settlements and ending with the Industrial Revolution in Stoke-on-Trent. The talk is light-hearted and hands on in part.
Tuesday 12th June 2018-“”Beatrice:The Cadbury Heiress” –Fiona Joseph plus our AGM
This year we move back to a Tuesday for the society’s AGM. The usual format beginning at 7.30pm with the Annual Reports followed by a plated supper and fruit punch. After that our speaker relates the story of the daughter of the chocolate dynasty, with all the advantages in life, troubled by the inequality round her, Beatrice decided to give back her family shares to the Bournville workers-with unexpected consequences. THE EVENING WILL BE ALL TICKET.