25th November – A 1920’s Christmas

Christmas is Coming and……

Yes Christmas is coming soon and Clent History Society, always ever ready,  will be dipping its toes into Christmases past and present a little earlier this year. Our Christmas date to remember is Thursday 25th November. Yes 20 days after Bonfire night and a month before Christmas Day…..Never to soon to . . . → Read More: 25th November – A 1920’s Christmas

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

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

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

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

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

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

Talk by Dr Gillian White – The Huggable History of the Teddy Bear (Thursday 23rd March)

Beat up Ted

** Please Note – This meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday 25th May ** Dr Gillian White presents ‘The Hugely Huggable History of the Teddy Bear.’ . . . → Read More: Talk by Dr Gillian White – The Huggable History of the Teddy Bear (Thursday 23rd March)

Programme for 2017

Teddy Bears; The Poor Life in Bromsgrove; History of Clent Village and the History of the Lickey Hills. . . . → Read More: Programme for 2017

Talk by Brian Draper- Elgar’s Countryside (Thursday 22nd Sept)

We will be welcoming Brian Draper to our meeting on 22nd Sept. Brian last visited in 2014 when he gave a very enjoyable talk about Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale. on this occasion he will tell us about ELGAR’S COUNTRYSIDE – the rural scenery and townscapes that the composer knew and which influenced his music.

The . . . → Read More: Talk by Brian Draper- Elgar’s Countryside (Thursday 22nd Sept)