19Feb

The History of pottery

Speaker: John Christopher

Wednesday 19 February 2014 at 7.45pm at St. Mary's Church Centre, The Village, Kingswinford, DY6 8AY

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26Feb

The Power of Balance: Avery’s and the Great War.

Speaker: Andrew Lound

Wednesday 26 February 2014 at 7.30pm at The Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ

This presentation prepared as part of the Great War Centenary Commemoration looks at the war from the point of view of W&T Avery Limited at Soho Foundry. Many of its employees volunteered to fight; many were in reserved occupations as Avery’s produced vital material for war. With exclusive access to the Avery Archive it is a presentation that will shed a new light on the famous firm. Accompanied by music, sound effects and rare film. .

19Mar

The History of Dudley Castle

Speaker: Max Keen

Wednesday 19 March 2014 at 7.45pm at St. Mary's Church Centre, The Village, Kingswinford, DY6 8AY

Max will cover the history of the castle from 1071-1932. .

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