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Bromsgrove Road, Hunnington 1975

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Bromsgrove Road, Romsley

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Dayhouse Bank, Romsley

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Hunnington Station

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Bluebird Toffee Factory, Hunnington

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Romsley Sanatorium

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Romsley School

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St Kenelm's Church, Romsley

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Vincent's Houses, Hunnington

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Vincent's Toffee Factory, Hunnington

About Us

Our Society covers the history of the north Worcestershire villages of Romsley and Hunnington. Our activities include lectures on a wide variety of subjects of local interest as well as transcribing of historical records.

We are a small and friendly group and always welcome visitors as well as potential members. Please come along to a meeting and discover for yourselves.

Meetings held at 7.30 p.m. at

St. Kenelm's Church Hall, Bromsgrove Road, Romsley, B62 0NT.

Meetings from September to November and February to June on the 4th Tuesday of the month.

No meetings July, August, December & January.

For further details of the Society please contact the Secretary on 07790 107176 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Clent History Fair

Clent History Society is hosting a joint

History Fair

Saturday 15th June 2024

Clent Parish Hall, Church Avenue. DY9 9QT

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free Entry. Refreshments available.

Societies that will be taking part:
Romsley & Hunnington, Hagley, Belbroughton, Chaddesley Corbett,
Clent, Churchill & Blakedown

A great way to discover the local history of the area.
Meet the societies and see their displays

Programme 2023/24

Our monthly meetings are held in the Church Hall, Romsley, starting at 7.30pm:

2023

  • 26th September: Oliver Cromwell and Modern Democracy. Speaker: Howard F. Robinson
  • 24th October: Frances Brett Young : The Island – a history of the British Isles from their geological formation to Battle of Britain. Speaker: Michael Hall
  • 28th November:  But I Can't Tap Dance – a light hearted and anecdotal look at the life of a 21st Century actress. Speaker: Jennifer Rigby

2024

  • 27th February: Broadway, Worcestershire's Poshest Village. Speaker: Julian Hunt
  • 26th March: Worcestershire Saints and Sinners. Speakers: Paul & Helen Harding
  • 23rd April: The King's Loose Box. Speaker: Mary Bodfish
  • 28th May: AGM. Talk to be decided
  • 25th June: Growing up in the Garden Village. Speakers: Maggie Vernon & Ruth Harper.

For the latest local history events across the county see the Worcestershire Local History Forum website.

 

New Book: Growing Up in Bluebird's Garden Village

Garden Village

The Society is delighted to publish a new book, Growing Up in Blue Bird's Garden Village, by Margaret Harding and Valerie Mills.

Margaret was born and raised in Hunnington and Valerie moved there as a young child. They share their memories of growing up in this most unusual community, as well as their own research into how the model village was conceived in 1927 by Bluebird's founder, Sir Harry Vincent, and its development since. The book contains many photographs of local places and people, many not seen before.

Copies of the book, priced £15, may be purchased by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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