DIARY OF EVENTS FOR 2013

All meetings are held on Thursdays in Clent Parish Hall, Church Avenue, commencing at 8.00 p.m.

Small admission charge which includes tea/coffee biscuits. Non-members are welcome . Under 16s are free!

 

Talks

Thursday 28th March 2013  – Sugar Production in Kidderminster. Robert Barber

Thursday 23rd May 2013 – The Worcestershire Postal Service after 1840. Chris Jackson

Thursday . . . → Read More: DIARY OF EVENTS FOR 2013

11th November 2012: History & Archive Open Day

Sunday 11th. November 11-4 pm. Clent Parish Hall, Church Ave, Clent. Entrance :  £2.  (Accompanied children free) Refreshments:  50p – Tea/coffee/ biscuits. Directions from Bromsgrove – A449. Take left turn into Clent village. Turn right into Church Ave at Bell&Cross junction. Directions from Halesowen/ Birmingham. – A456 to Hagley traffic island. Take 1st . . . → Read More: 11th November 2012: History & Archive Open Day

11th November – Clent History & Archive Day

 

A date for your diary: Clent Village Hall 11/11/12 .

Don’t miss a chance to see our displays and to access archive material on a whole range of topics. We hold this event every two years. Small entrance charge. Refreshments available.

Watch for further details.

25th October – Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale – Brian Draper

Thursday 25th October 8pm Clent Parish Hall, Church Avenue

Autumn is a busy time for us at Clent History Society. This season’s meetings started well in September when Anthony Collins talked to us about ‘Worcester Inn Signs‘. He took  us on an illustrated tour of local inns, looking particularly at the significance of names . . . → Read More: 25th October – Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale – Brian Draper

THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE

HISTORY IN THE MAKING!

The Village of Clent will be celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, from Friday 1st June – Monday 4th June.

We will be there. Will you?

* You can find Clent History Society taking part in the Flower Display at St Leonard’s Church (Sat 2nd June. 11am – 4pm and Sun . . . → Read More: THE QUEEN’S DIAMOND JUBILEE

Events and Meetings 2012

Add the following dates to your diary if you wish to attend any of our meetings or events.

Currently we have the following meetings scheduled:

Thursday 22March – ‘Tilton: Francis Brett Young’s Quinton’ (Michael Hall)

Thursday 17  May – ‘The Working Life of  a Worcester Potter.’ (Dr Malcolm Nixon)

Thursday 27 Sept – ‘Worcestershire . . . → Read More: Events and Meetings 2012

27th October – The Birmingham Back-to-Backs

Poster

Thursday 27th October 8pm Clent Parish Hall, Church Avenue A talk by Derek Clarke of the National Trust

Some of us remember the old ‘back to back’ houses, built literally back-to-back around a communal courtyard. Constructed from the 1840s onwards to house the growing population of workers in Birmingham and the Black Country, many . . . → Read More: 27th October – The Birmingham Back-to-Backs

24th March – “From Clent to Tonga” The Life of John Thomas

Respected society member Dr. Peter Bloore introduces the work of John Thomas, a Clent resident sent to Tonga where he performed missionary work for over thirty years. . . . → Read More: 24th March – “From Clent to Tonga” The Life of John Thomas

Diary of Events for 2011

A list of planned events for 2011 . . . → Read More: Diary of Events for 2011