News


  • Bring Redditch Local History To Life

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Bring Redditch Local History To Life

    The Redditch Edition of Monopoly As part of the 50th anniversary commemoration in 2014 of Redditch New Town, we helped produce this special Redditch edition of the popular board game…

  • British Association for Local History

    Thumbnail for the post titled: British Association for Local History

    The Museum is pleased to be a member of the British Association for Local History (BALH) The British Association for Local History (BALH) was created in 1982 as the successor…

  • Redditch History at Redditch Library

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Redditch History at Redditch Library

    Do you love old Redditch? Want to learn more about the history of your community? Redditch Library are putting on a LOCAL HISTORY MORNING on Friday December 9th and the…

  • Broadcasting Local History

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Broadcasting Local History

    A group of museum volunteers have been collaborating on creating input for our Redditch Local History Museum YouTube Video Channel. This is the first output from the collaboration.It traces the…

  • Window Changes

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Window Changes

    As well as going Green, the windows of the museum have been updated. The left-hand window celebrating our first birthday as a museum open to all celebrating the wide spectrum…

  • We’re not the first, we won’t be the last

    Thumbnail for the post titled: We’re not the first, we won’t be the last

    We like to think that in the Museum, we are pioneering work to save Redditch Local History, but here is a reminder we are not. We may be the latest…

  • Our 1st Anniversary

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Our 1st Anniversary

    It’s our birthday On Friday 4th November 2022 we will be celebrating the first anniversary of the opening of The Redditch Local History Museum at 5 Market Place, Redditch B98…

  • Our 500th artefact recorded in the archives.

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Our 500th artefact recorded in the archives.

    Redditch Local History Museum recently received its 500th donated artefact – a fabulous model of 638 Evesham Road, which will now go on display for visitors. The original house was…

  • Murder At The Museum

    Thumbnail for the post titled: Murder At The Museum

    Well, an account of one. Another successful book signing today at the museum with Chris Sharpe signing and selling his new book entitled “The Ghost of Gethen” An interesting book,…

  • 1923 Business Directory

    Thumbnail for the post titled: 1923 Business Directory

    Another very interesting artefacts donated to the museum in the last week, a copy of a 1923 Directory of Businesses in Redditch and the surrounding towns. We will will interpret…