Latest News – Aug 2021

Hopefully Clent History Society meetings will be restarting very soon in Clent Parish Hall. Over the last year we have enjoyed being part of the Zoom meetings put on by Belbroughton and Chaddesley History Societies. Some interesting talks were presented and it was good to see many familiar faces on screen as people logged . . . → Read More: Latest News – Aug 2021

Hard Times – Historic experiences of Pandemic in Clent: Plague and Cholera

In the grip of COVID-19, John Amplett relates how Clent coped with a previous pandemic; The Plague, and we read what advice the ‘Sanitary Committee of the County Council of Worcestershire’ had to say about Cholera in 1892 . . . → Read More: Hard Times – Historic experiences of Pandemic in Clent: Plague and Cholera

We’ll Meet Again Sometime Zoom 11/11/2020

Join Belbroughton History Society for a series virtual Zoom lecture: Edward I, The Hammer of the Scots – 18th November . . . → Read More: We’ll Meet Again Sometime Zoom 11/11/2020

Clent History Now

Here we are – August 4th 2020 – the day is cool and cloudy. It’s a quiet day on Adams Hill. The car park has spaces for any would be walkers who want to venture up this way. I’m not certain about the local pubs. They have their outdoor seating areas, tables and chairs . . . → Read More: Clent History Now

19th March – Meeting Cancelled

We  are sorry to cancel our advertised meeting on Thursday 19th March 2020. The meeting has been cancelled inline with government advice which aims to limit the spread of the Corona Virus by discouraging us to attend gatherings of any sort whether in pubs , cafes, theatres and though they don’t actually say it . . . → Read More: 19th March – Meeting Cancelled

19th March – The Sweet Life in Bournville – Richard Booth

19th March – Richard Booth presents “The Sweet Life in Bournville”. . . . → Read More: 19th March – The Sweet Life in Bournville – Richard Booth

Folklore, Legends and Other Supernatural Tales.

Written by Rosanne Palmer and originally published in Clent Clarion 28. – November 2016. I have often been struck by the fact that there are very few legends and supernatural stories associated with Clent. I have an avid interest in folklore,  legends and other supernatural tales and many is the time I have opened . . . → Read More: Folklore, Legends and Other Supernatural Tales.

History All Around Us – A talk by Paul Timmins

History is all around us just waiting for us to open our eyes and see it. Most of us need a little help in knowing just where to look and a few clues as to what exactly we are looking at. This is where a bit of expert and enthusiastic help is handy. When . . . → Read More: History All Around Us – A talk by Paul Timmins

Trip Report – June 2019 – Shelsley Walsh Water Mill

A fascinating tour of Shelsley Walsh Water Mill in the enchanting Teme Valley . . . → Read More: Trip Report – June 2019 – Shelsley Walsh Water Mill

Programme 2019

March 21st, May 16th, Sept 19th, Oct 17th – Postcards, Black Country Budgle, The Shenstones and Clent all on the agenda for this year. . . . → Read More: Programme 2019