Meetings and Events for 2023

A focus on very local history fills our calendar for the Historic year of 2023: Stourbridge Glass Works, Avoncroft and the Witches of Worcestershire will all be featured. . . . → Read More: Meetings and Events for 2023

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

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

Photos from Walcott Hall

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Trip Report – Ludlow (Aug 2107)

Town tour of Ludlow and guided tour of St Laurence’s Church August 24 2017

Members of Clent History Society were pleased to be able to join friends from Belbroughton History Society on the trip which they has organised to our local treasure of Ludlow. We were blessed with a day of fair weather which . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Ludlow (Aug 2107)

Summer Outing – June 2017.

Our thanks go to Margaret Hathaway for, once again organising, a really enjoyable trip. Here is Margaret’s account of the day.

A valiant band from the society joined forces with friends from Belbroughton History Society and braved the lashing rain and heavy wind as they set out on the coach journey which would take . . . → Read More: Summer Outing – June 2017.

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

Trip Report – Much Wenlock (August 2016)

Much Wenlock (Taken by Toni Allison)

A MORNING IN MUCH WENLOCK. In August we spent a morning in Much Wenlock where there is so much to see and do. On a day when Great Britain went on to scoop a clutch of unexpected medals at the Rio Olympic  Games several people followed the Olympic town trail which celebrates Much Wenlock’s . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Much Wenlock (August 2016)

Trip Report – Coventry (June 2016)


In June we spent a day based in Coventry with a morning at the newly refurbished transport museum and the afternoon at the cathedral. We joined with Belbroughton History society for this trip and are particularly grateful to them for organising this excellent day.

The Transport Museum.

. . . → Read More: Trip Report – Coventry (June 2016)