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Andy Vail | Birmingham City Council

Andy Vail

Email
avbournville@btinternet.com
Phone
07983 864271
Fees
Donation plus travel expenses
Equipment required
Digital projector
Size of audience
Any
Availability
Day or evening
Subjects covered
  1. Birmingham's Free Churches and the First World War.
  2. The Changing Face of Birmingham's Faith Communities, 1851 to 1892.
  3. Marching for the King? The rise of the Brigade and Scout Movements in Birmingham.
  4. Education or Evangelism? The Early Adult Schools and Brotherhood Movement in the West Midlands.
  5. I would also be happy to tailor talks to particular audiences eg look at how one denomination in Birmingham or Free Churches in a particular part of Birmingham responded to the First World War.
Additional information

I have a recent Modern History postgraduate qualification from the University of Birmingham, see https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/warstudies/postgraduate/current-students.aspx and am a member of various history societies.

Talks

  1. Free Churches and the First World War.
  2. The Changing Face of Birmingham's Faith Communities, 1851 to 1892.
  3. Marching for the King? The rise of the Brigade and Scout Movements in Birmingham.
  4. Education or Evangelism? The Early Adult Schools and Brotherhood Movement in the West Midlands.
  5. Letters Home – Birmingham and West Midlands Nonconformists letters from the front, 1914 to 1919