Monmore Green’s False Start

With the world going through an unprecedented time of quarantine, almost all public events around the world have been cancelled. Careful planning and preparation can only ever overcome so much and one location in Wolverhampton experienced similar feelings some 90+ years ago. Monmore Green is home to Wolverhampton’s first purpose-built Read more…

Sankeys at War pt. 1

The following excerpt is the first of two taken from a chapter in our recent book, Wolverhampton’s Great War, 1914-1921. “Sankeys at War – The Firm and the Family, 1914-18”, is written by Chris Twiggs, former winner of the Local History Symposium and has contributed several chapters. The book can Read more…

The Wolves Composers

The recent arrival of the “Elgar Sunbeam Bicycle” brought to mind the above project around “Wolves composers”, which is still dormant. It started in September 2010, when a special concert was held in St Peter’s Church. This featured the choir and soloists, including Miss Cullis, a descendant of legendary Wolves Read more…