Erdington Historical Society

Erdington Historical Society was re-formed in 1985 after a lapse of thirty years. The Society has around 60 members and will now meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7.00pm – 8.30pm at St Barnabas.

UPDATE – next meeting is Tuesday 9th November.  7.00pm.  History of canals talk by Chris Jukes.  Members £1 and new members £2.

The AGM and quiz is on Tuesday 7th December at 7.00pm.  Please note, this event is for members and associates only.

The 2022 programme of talks will be announced soon!

More about the group…..

The focus of each meeting is a talk, often by guest speakers, and topics covered have included:

  • Early History of Jazz
  • Birmingham Sporting Venues
  • The History of Four Oaks Park Estate
  • History of Honey
  • Lighthouses & Sea Rescue in the UK
  • The Battle of Tewksbury
  • The History of Birmingham Fire Service

Events included a trip to the famous Newman Coffin Works Museum in Birmingham and the Christmas quiz.

New members are always welcome. The membership fee is just £5.00 per calendar year and then £1 per meeting for members.  Visitors can attend a meeting for £2.00.

To join or for more information contact email: erdingtonhistory@gmail.com

WW1 Graves at St. Barnabas – Commemorative booklet

Members also recently spent 18 months researching the WW1 war graves in the St. Barnabas church yard and produced a wonderful, commemorative booklet with the help of project leader, Billy Carslaw and support from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Click here to view the booklet.

 

 

 

 

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