Please note change of venue for main lectures from the Black Country Living Museum to the Dudley Canal Trust Portal

25Jan

Churches of the Black Country

Speaker: Tim Bridges

Wednesday 25 January 2017 at 7.30pm at The Dudley Canal Trust Portal, Birmingham Road, Dudley, DY1 4SB

The ecclesiastical building consultant for Herefordshire and Conservation adviser for the Victorian Society looks at some of the Black Country’s impressive and perhaps not so well known churches. .

22Feb

Clean Water in the Black Country

Speaker: Dave Moore

Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 7.30pm at The Dudley Canal Trust Portal, Birmingham Road, Dudley, DY1 4SB

The Chairman of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust, a charity set up to save the Victorian Waterworks at Sandfields near Lichfield, will talk about the introduction of clean water in the mid-19th century following a series of cholera epidemics when as many as 20% of the population of some urban Black Country villages died .

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