Lunchtime Local History Lectures
Lunchtime Local History Lectures 2013
Birmingham Central Library, usually on the second Tuesday in the month
Tuesday 8 January 2013 - Nick Molyneaux - JW Evans Silver Works, Birmingham
Tuesday 12 February 2013 - Don Hazzard and friends - Louisa Ryland: Birmingham Businesswoman and philanthropist
Tuesday 12 March 2013 - Sian Roberts "An appeal to the hearts of friends" - women activists in Birmingham and beyond
All welcome - no booking required. Enquiries: 0121 464 1619
Tuesday 12 April
Adult Education in South West Birmingham By Jim Ranahan.
Tuesday 10 May
Balsall Heath Through Time By Val Hart.
Tuesday 14 June
Court in the middle: Law and disorder in nineteenth century Birmingham By Dr Chris Upton.
Tuesday 12 July
The Edalji family of Staffordshire: from a dying pony to worldwide fame. By Roger Oldfield.
Tuesday 8 March 2011
SCAWDI History Detectives Project: Black people in the West Midlands 1650-1918.By David Callaghan.
Tuesday 8 February
Four Birmingham V.C. Winners by Don Hazzard
Tuesday 11 January 2011
Archaeology in Birmingham: 10,000 years of the city's past.
by Dr Mike Hodder. MIFA. Hosted jointly with the Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society
Tuesday 9 November
Beyond a "Lady Govenor": Elizabeth Taylor Cadbury and the development of education in Bournville and Birmingham 1902-1919.
by Helen Smith.
Tuesday 12 October
Race, Empire and the Birmingham Civic Gospel.
A talk by Dr Andy Green.
Tuesday 13 September
The greater Birmingham Expansion Scheme, 1911 By Rachel MacGregor.
Tuesday 11 October
The British Indian Army 1914 - 45; the contributions and sacrifices of Muslim, Hindu and Sikh Sepoys By Johan Mahmood
Tuesday 25 October
The early Black presence in the West Midlands: A Trail Guide to the diverse histories of the region By David Callaghan.
Tuesday 8 November
The TNT News History Show.Speaker Norman Bartlam
Tuesday 13 December
1911; A riotous year remembered.Speakers; Richard Albutt, Lesley Shedwick and Nikki Thorpe.
10 January 2012
Birmingham and its workhouses with Dr Chris Upton (jointly with Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society)
Tuesday 14 February 2012 -Dinosaurs, Knights and Riots: the Birmingham Pageant of 1938 with Nicola Gauld
Tuesday 13 March - "An unquestionably useful job - a short history of gardening in the archives" by Rachel MacGregor
Tuesday 10 April -After the Crowds Go Home - what do we remember of football and footballers? -by Trevor Fisher
Tuesday 8 May -Children's Lives: from the eighteenth century to the present dayby Sian Roberts