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

Pubs of Clent

A long-read article on the history of Clents many Pubs, past and present. . . . → Read More: Pubs of Clent

Clent Pub Quiz 2019

How well do you know your pubs of Clent? . . . → Read More: Clent Pub Quiz 2019

Trip to Shrewsbury and Stokesay Court – Aug 1st 2018- by Margaret Hathaway

Combining forces once again, Clent and Belbroughton History Societies enjoyed a good day out on Wednesday 1st August. We were blessed with delightful summer weather, not as hot as some recent days, sunny with a light breeze- perfect for exploring and sight-seeing weather. We spent the morning in Shrewsbury. The gardens were spectacular in . . . → Read More: Trip to Shrewsbury and Stokesay Court – Aug 1st 2018- by Margaret Hathaway

Trip Report – June2018 – Hartlebury Castle

Our friends and near neighbours in the Belbroughton History Society arranged our first trip this year and some of us were very pleased to join them on a visit to Hartlebury Castle on Sunday 17th June. The castle was originally a fortified manor of the mid 13th Century built on manorial lands given to . . . → Read More: Trip Report – June2018 – Hartlebury Castle

Programme 2018

March 15 – Harry Vincent and the Blue Bird Factory. Julian Hunt May 17 – Black Country Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths. David Cox September 20 – Herbert Austin and Longbridge. Max Hunt. October 18 – Scythes and Bladed Tools in Belbroughton. (Including historic film of Nash’s, prior to closure.) Sarah Bradley   Meetings take place in . . . → Read More: Programme 2018

Photos from Walcott Hall