Handsworth Historical Society was formed in 1952 and since 1978 has occupied half of the building known as ‘Handsworth Old Town Hall’. This is a Grade 2 listed cruck cottage built about 1460 and we run our half of it as a community museum about Handsworth.
Thursday 21 September at 7pm – Annual General Meeting plus The Countess of Computing – talk by Rob Broadbent about Ada Lovelace (1815-52)
Saturday 14 October (not 7th) – Coffee Morning
Thursday 19 October, – 2pm Birmingham Blitz – Paul Jacques
Saturday 4 November – Coffee Morning
Thursday 16 November, – 2pm Isembard Kingdom Brunel: A Victorian genius – Ray Sturdy
Saturday 25 November – Winter Warmer Supper (must be pre-booked)
Saturday 9 December- Coffee Morning
Speaker Meetings: New Church Centre, Winleigh Road (off Church Lane), Handsworth Wood, B20 2HN,
at 2pm on third Thursday, January to May and September to November (adjacent car park).
Members £3.00, visitors £4.00, including refreshments.
Coffee Mornings: Old Town Hall, corner of Slack Lane/College Road, Handsworth, B20 2JL, 10.00am to 1.00pm.
NB: Apart from Coffee Mornings and other events, the Old Town Hall is only open by appointment