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Monthly Meetings……

You will find our meeting reports in our Redditch Heritage Matters newsletter which you can find  by Clicking HERE.

Programme of Monthly Meetings for 2017

13th February

The Postal History of Worcestershire (1840 - 2017)

Chris Jackson

13th March

Entertaining Redditch Part II - The Palace Theatre

Derek Coombes

10th April

Annual General Meeting, followed by The Redditch Talking Newspaper for the Blind - Margaret Mountford and Janet Graham.


8th May

Fly Dressing - working both as an 'In' and 'Out' Worker

Brief history of the Church in Redditch

Life as a Redditch Shop Girl

Val Russel

Gil Barlow

Lesley Miller

12th June

Publishing your own material

Alistair Brewin

10th July

The Averys - a Victorian Dynasty

Graham Smith

14th August

Memories of Redditch Shared

Colin Wheeler

11th September

Redditch Recyled Residences.

Sue Tatlow

9th October

A Virtual Walk around historic Redditch

Tony Green

13th November

Life as a Hack and the story of the original Redditch Advertiser.

Alison Parkinson

18th December

Members Christmas Social.

All members

Below is the Redditch Local History Society's 2017 Monthly meeting program.

In addition to these monthly meetings, we will be holding and supporting exhibitions and events throughout the year which promote Redditch history and heritage. Please check our web site events page, Facebook page and monthly Newsletter for details of such activities.

Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month

Meetings begin at 2.00 pm and last for approximately 2 hours; the presentation lasts about one hour and this is followed by refreshments and Society business, event and project news.

Non-members are welcome to our meetings and will be charged £3 entrance which is refundable against the membership fee of £15 if joining on the day (from April 2017).

The venue for the meetings is the Oasis Christian Centre, 4 Plymouth Road, Redditch, B974QB  Click here for location details.,

Whilst we make every effort to adhere to this programme we reserve the right to change the speaker and date due to circumstances beyond our control. Please check our web site and monthly Newsletter for meeting details if planning to attend a specific event.

Please note change of dates from original programme between talks on 10th April and 8th May

and change of date for our Members Christmas Social from 11th to 18th December.