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Portcullis History Event

Event at Hatton Village Hall, Warwick Warriors, Warlords & Saints: Some Themes in Mercian History Dates: Friday 14th July 2017 Time: 10.00am till 2.30pm Fees: £30.00 inclusive of light lunch (Payable in advance) Hatton Village Hall, … read more

Portcullis History Day School

Event at Berkswell Church, Berkswell  A ‘white mantle of churches’ Dates: Saturday 24th June 2017 Time: 10.00am till 4.00pm Fees: £40.00 (Payable in advance) For further information please see the attached booking form or visit their website at www.portcullishistory.com … read more

Birmingham: Workshop of the World, 2 part workshop

Event at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute 2 part course Dates: Saturday 10th June & Saturday 1st July Time: 10.30am – 4pm (registration from 10am) Costs: £32/£29 per day for Members of the Birmingham & Midland Institute and Friends … read more

Eminent Victorians… from Birmingham with Dr Stephen Roberts

Event at the Birmingham & Midlands Institute 4 week course Dates: Tuesdays from 6th June to 27th June Time: 10am – 12 noon Costs: £50/£45 for Members of the BMI for all 4 sessions or … read more

The Chance Glass Works Heritage Trust (CGWHT) video and workshop event, held on Wednesday 29th March in Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, has been declared a tremendous success. Over 140 people attended the presentation, with more … read more

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