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.
SUMMER/AUTUMN PROGRAMME 2022
Saturday 23 July – Coffee Morning
Saturday 20 August – Coffee Morning
Saturday 10 September, 10am to 5pm – Heritage Open Day – free admission/refreshments available
Tuesday 13 September at 2pm – Annual General Meeting plus A One-Way Ticket – Nigel Metcalfe’s history of the London Necropolis Railway
Saturday 1 October – Coffee Morning
Tuesday 11 October at 2pm As easy as ABC – talk by Mary Bodfish
Saturday 5 November –Winter Warmer Supper – pre-booking and payment necessary
Tuesday 8 November at 2pm The 1950s – talk by Rob Broadbent
Saturday 19 November – Coffee Morning
Saturday 10 December – Coffee Morning
Speaker Meetings: New Church Centre, Winleigh Road (off Church Lane), Handsworth Wood, B20 2HN, at 2pm on second Tuesday, (adjacent car park).
Members £2.00, visitors £3.00, including refreshments.
Coffee Mornings: Old Town Hall, corner of Slack Lane/College Road, Handsworth, B20 2JL,
10.00am to 1.00pm. Admission free.