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  • June/July Window Display

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    In line with museum policy, the window displays at 5 Market Place have been updated top reflect the contents of our Archives. The theme of the windows is now the…

  • B.S.A.

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    The Birmingham Small Arms Company was founded in 1861 and has consistently played its rightful part in the armament and defense programmes of the United Kingdom. In 1939, in support…

  • The Kingfisher Connection

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    The shopping center in Redditch is called the Kingfisher center, have you ever wondered why? Well there are several links to kingfishers in the town. If your grandparents lived in…

  • History Briefs

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    To write a comprehensive history book on a town such as Redditch and all the various events and activities that have made up its history would be a major project.…

  • Educational Programme off and running

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    One of the several Outreach activities we have planned is supporting schools and other local young people’s groups. Pleased to say we have got this programme up and running with…

  • The Future of The Redditch Local History Museum

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    When the Redditch Local History Museum was first envisaged in 2020 it was to meet three objectives in three years. The first objective was to create an immediate and safe…

  • My Memories Prompts

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    The Redditch Local History Museum is collecting first-hand memories of life in Redditch since the end of WW2 as part of its Outreach programme. Can you help? It does not…

  • Social Media

    We have set up a presence on facebook, Instagram and a video channel on you tube. We now need to increase our postings to there platforms and need suitably experienced…

  • Outreach Volunteers Wanted

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    We are looking at starting two of our proposed outreach topics in the next few weeks and therefor need volunteers to help plan and action these projects. Memories Firstly we…

  • New Town Timeline

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    We are sorry but this section is still being created.