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Housman Statue, Bromsgrove High Street
High Street, southern end, c.1855
High Street, c.1905
High Street, 1930s
High Street, mid-1950s
Bromsgrove Guild Plaque on the Gates of Buckingham Palace
New Offices, Buntsford Business Park
St John's Church
Ordnance Survey, 19th Century
Published on Saturday, 18 March 2017 09:37
The Bromsgrove Summer School will once again be held in July 2017 at Bromsgrove School. It offers six courses over three days - 11-13 July - celebrating the rich agricultural, industrial, architectural and cultural history of Bromsgrove and district.
This year's topics are:
You can also download the Programme and Booking Form.
Published on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:48
The 2017 Bromsgrove Lecture was given by Rob Hedge, Community Project Officer at Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, on Tuesday, 11th April at The Memorial Chapel, Bromsgrove School. The title was Beneath Your Feet, Behind the Façade: Bromsgrove's Archaeological Heritage.
A full report of the Lecture will be posted here shortly.
Rob is pictured opposite at the Annual Lecture with (from left to right): Bromsgrove Society Vice-Chairs Jo Slade and Chris Nesbitt, President John Weston, and Chair Pat Tansell.
Rob has a blog: https://incurablearchaeologist.wordpress.com/ and is on Twitter @robhedge.
Published on Tuesday, 18 April 2017 09:00
25 April 2017: A Portrait of Studley
The Bromsgrove Society's last talk of this series is on Tuesday 25th April and is entitled "A Portrait of Studley".
The talk will be given by Graham Downie who is former chair of the Local History Society. He will include information about the manufacture of needles under terrible working conditions as well as changes in Studley over the years .
Doors open 7:15 for 7:45 p.m. at The Methodist Centre, Stratford Road. Click for further details of the 2016-17 programme.
Published on Wednesday, 16 November 2016 17:17
The Bromsgrove Society, together with the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, has sponsored plaques to commemorate the lives and achievements of the renowned engineers James Edward McConnell and William Scarth Moorsom. The plaques were unveiled at a ceremony at Bromsgrove Railway Station on Friday 11th November 2016.
Click below to see more pictures from the event.Read more...
Published on Monday, 14 November 2016 00:00
The 2016 edition of The Bromsgrove Rousler is now available. Topics in this year’s Rousler include:
As well as being sold through local outlets, the Rousler is again available as a paid download through this website. Back issues are also available to download.
Published on Monday, 11 July 2016 19:50
The Bromsgrove Society held its Annual General Meeting on 6th July 2016 at Avoncroft Museum when the retiring officers presented their reports for the year.
John Rowlands, the retiring Treasurer, was thanked by the President John Weston and presented with a gift to mark his exemplary work for the Society over a period of 17 years (shown left), which made John the longest serving officer in the Society’s history.
The meeting then looked to the future and elected a new group of officers to serve for the coming year. Pat Tansell, the Vice Chairman, was elected as Chairman; both Chris Nesbit, the current Secretary and Jo Slade are to be Vice Chairmen. Also a new Treasurer, Richard Aust, was placed in office. The Executive Committee was re-elected.Read more...
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