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Redditch Local History Society
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A ctivities

Events

Annual Exibition

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

Heritage Open Day at Forge Mill 15th September 2019

Exhibitions at St Philips Church, Webheath

and many events which will occur during the year

As we approach these events further details will be given

in our News page.

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

Heritage Open Day Forge Mill September

Exhibitions at St Philips Church, Webheath

and many events which occur during the year.

As we approach these events further details will be

given in our News 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.