Redditch Local History Society
Redditch Local History Society
Redditch Local History Society
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Annual Exibition

Our exhibition at Forge Mill Needle Museum is

entitled ‘History that flows through the River

Arrow’, and runs from Wednesday 24th October to

Sunday 25th November 2018.

Predating the habitation of the area, the River

Arrow came into existence at the time of the last

ice age nearly 12,000 years ago. Over the following

millennia, it has seen early man, the Roman

invasion, the great Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, the

Norman Conquest, the expansion of monasteries,

the Industrial Revolution, the urbanisation of the

population and the development of the modern

‘New Towns’.

In this exhibition the Redditch Local History

Society using photographs, maps, drawings and

artefacts explores the history of this little river and

its importance to the history of Redditch and the

local area.

There are a number of community events within the

Redditch area in which we often have a presence.

These include events such as…

Headless Cross May Day

Beoley Church Summer Fete

Bandstand Community Event September

Heritage Open Day Forge Mill September

Headless Cross Apple Day October.

As we approach these events further details will be given

in our News page.

Site Design and Maintenance Anthony Green
Activities
Events

There are a number of community events within the

Redditch area in which we often have a presence.

These include events such as…

Headless Cross May Day

Beoley Church Summer Fete

Bandstand Community Event September

Heritage Open Day Forge Mill September

Headless Cross Apple Day October.

As we approach these events further details will be

given in our Updates page.

Annual Exhibition

Our exhibition at Forge Mill Needle Museum is

entitled ‘History that flows through the River Arrow’,

and runs from Wednesday 24th October to Sunday

25th November 2018.

Predating the habitation of the area, the River Arrow

came into existence at the time of the last ice age

nearly 12,000 years ago. Over the following millennia,

it has seen early man, the Roman invasion, the great

Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, the Norman Conquest, the

expansion of monasteries, the Industrial Revolution,

the urbanisation of the population and the

development of the modern ‘New Towns’.

In this exhibition the Redditch Local History Society

using photographs, maps, drawings and artefacts

explores the history of this little river and its

importance to the history of Redditch and the local

area.