Brendan Hawthorne – a Black Country poet – will facilitate a workshop for Civic Society members and others (visitors welcome) on Monday 21st February at 5.30pm. There is a change to our normal venue and we will meet at ARTS SPACE, MILL STREET, BRIERLEY HILL . We are exceedingly lucky in that Suzanne Carter from English Heritage […]
Local historian and publisher Ned Williams will give a talk and presentation entitled “Brierley Hill in Old Pictures” to Brierley Hill Civic Society on 18th October 2010 at St Michael’s Church Brierley Hill commencing at 5.30pm. Entrance to the event is FREE and ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND. Given Ned’s track record of talking and […]
Witches, fairies, thunder, lighting, folklore, food and science. If you missed the Brierley Hill Botanical walk, lead by Pam Smith of www.sited.org you missed a treat. Now you have a chance to catch up by listening to our podcast of the event. Simply click here to launch the podcast. If you wish to download it […]
Stourbridge College has revealed the plans for its new £11 million state of the art Creative Industries Centre in Brierley Hill. At a presentation to Brierley Hill Civic Society, Vice Principal Andy Sylvester told the meeting that the Centre, due to open in September 2011 will bring 600 full time students to the heart of […]
All residents are welcome to attend the next meeting of Brierley Hill Civic Society which will take place on Monday, 17th May at 5.30pm, St Michael’s Church. The agenda will be:
Anyone interested in preserving and promoting the heritage of Brierley Hill Town Centre is welcome to attend the launch of the new Civic Society for the town on Monday, 15th February, 2010 at St Michaels Brierley Hill. The event starts at 5.30pm. As well as agreeing a constitution for the Society, the meeting will elect […]
Brierley Hill Civic Society will be holding its official launch next month at St Michael’s Church Brierley Hill. The launch will commence at 5.30pm on Monday 15th February. The Society is being set up to promote research into the history of area, a sense of civic pride, and local arts and cultural events. It will […]
Members of Brierley Hill’s newly formed civic society will get their chance to have a say on the town’s Area Action Plan – a strategic document to guide the development of the town – at its next meeting on Monday, 18th January. The meeting will start at 5.30pm and all residents are welcome to attend.
The Civic Society visited Moor Street Glass Centre on Monday 16th November. The building was opened in 1904 and funded by Andrew Carnegie. For many years it provided the town with its library, technical institue and glass museum. The future of the building is now uncertain. Dudley College no longer needs to use the building […]
The draft Area Action Plan has now been added to the download/documents page of Brierley Hill Blog.