1Jul

WROUGHT IRON DOWN THE AGES

Speaker: Ken Morris

Wednesday 1 July 2015 at 7.30pm at Pumphouse, Peartree Lane, Dudley (HQ Dudley Canal Trust), Peartree Lane, Dudley,

A journey through the history of wrought iron from the small scale production of the middle ages, through the technological innovations of the industrial revolution to its pre-eminence in the mid-19th century, when the Black Country became one of the world`s major producers. .

5Aug

A TALE OF TWO TOWERS

Speaker: Alan Hill

Wednesday 5 August 2015 at 7.30pm at Pumphouse, Peartree Lane, Dudley (HQ Dudley Canal Trust), Peartree Lane, Dudley,

The two towers in question are the Eiffel Tower and Tower Bridge. Both were the subject of a great deal of controversy, adverse publicity and criticism when they were built but are now considered national treasures. This is the story of the building of these two iconic structures. .

2Sep

TBA

Speaker: TBC

Wednesday 2 September 2015 at 7.30pm at Pumphouse, Peartree Lane, Dudley (HQ Dudley Canal Trust), Peartree Lane, Dudley,

TBC .

23Sep

The Peaky Blinders

Speaker: Dr Christopher Upton

Wednesday 23 September 2015 at 7.30pm at The Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ

Well known university lecturer Chris Upton reveals the questionable, illegal and sordid activities of Birmingham’s gangs after the First World War; now gaining notoriety following the recent television series much of which was filmed at the Black Country Living Museum. .

28Oct

Kay’s catalogues and what we bought

Speaker: Bernard Mills

Wednesday 28 October 2015 at 7.30pm at The Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, DY1 4SQ

An entertaining and fully illustrated look at shopping trends during the twentieth century by the Chairman of Kay’s Heritage Group. .

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