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The Bromsgrove Summer School 2022


The Bromsgrove Summer School makes a welcome return, offering courses over three days, 12-14th July, celebrating the rich agricultural, industrial, architectural and cultural history of Bromsgrove and district.

This year's topics are:

  • Alvechurch – a Market Town. Tutors Prof. Chris Dyer and Dr Stephen Price
  • The Talbots and Grafton Manor. Tutor Jenny Townshend
  • Redditch - Needle-Land. Tutor Julian Hunt

Latest Newsletter

The Bromsgrove Society Newsletter


The March 2022 issue of the Society's newsletter is now available, containing details of:

  • 35th Annual Bromsgrove Lecture
  • Garringtons Remembered
  • Poets of Bromsgrove Film
  • AgeUK in the Community
  • Street Pastors at Work
  • Friends of St John's Update
  • ...and more!

Click the links to download the March Newsletter (PDF format).


Bromsgrove Rousler 2021

Rousler Cover 2021The latest edition of the Bromsgrove Rousler, the popular local history magazine, is now available. The 2021 edition – number 36 in the series – once again features a fascinating mix of personalities and events that have helped shape Bromsgrove’s history.

Topics in this year’s Rousler are:

  • Bromsgrove's Glassmaking Industry
  • Bromsgrove School's Two Chapels
  • Benjamin Maund
  • Valley House, Bournheath
  • The Origins of Bromsgrove's Court Leet
  • The Riddle of Lambsey Stones.

    Members will receive their copies shortly.  Find a local stockist.

See here for one-click mobile-friendly purchase (2021 edition only).



Annual General Meeting, 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Society was held on 6th October 2021 at New Guesten Hall, Avoncroft and simultaneously on Zoom.

The Minutes of the meeting are available here. (downloads as pdf)

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