Exploring the rich and fascinating past of the historic counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. We uncover the history of the people, ideas and events that shaped the West Midlands and the world beyond.
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Cover AUTUMN 2015Issue 11 Spring 2016

Art & Industry: The 1851 Exhibition

Designed by a Derbyshire gardener, Joseph Paxton, the Crystal Palace was built by West Midlands firms and housed the Great Exhibition of 1851. This huge glasshouse advertised regional manufactures to the wider world.

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HWM_3_2_Std-resIssue 10 Winter 2015
The Power of Steam
WaterlooIssue 9 Summer 2015
Fortunes of War: The West Midlands at the time of Waterloo
Cover SPRING 2015Issue 8 Spring 2015
Green Spaces, Landscapes and Gardens
Women Front Cover approved for A-S issueIssue 7 Winter 2014
Breaking the Chains? Women in the West Midlands
issue7Issue 6 Autumn 2014
The Anglo-Saxons and Mercia
Cover-layout_2_2014_coverIssue 5 Summer 2014
Joseph Chamberlain: Man, politician and icon
Cover-final_1_2014_coverIssue 4 Spring 2014
Glass and Glassmaking
untitledIssue 3 Winter 2013
The Word in the West Midlands
Cover_summer 2013_coverIssue 2 Summer 2013
Moving into the West Midlands
Cover_April2013_coverIssue 1 Spring 2013
The West Midlands Enlightenment
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West Midlands: Workshop to the World

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