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July 2019

Carribee Island – Improving Them Away Altogether

July 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Linden House, 211 Tettenhall Road
Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 0DD United Kingdom
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£2

  Carribee Island was one of the most notorious neighbourhoods in Victorian Wolverhampton and was home to a substantial population of Irish immigrants. Historian Simon Briercliffe takes a closer look at the area and looks into whether the neighbourhood, and particularly its inhabitants, were what legend has made them out…

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August 2019

A History of Wolverhampton’s Victorian Jewish Community

August 26, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
St Silas, Long Street
Wolverhampton,
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Join Andy Sloane in Wolverhampton's former synagogue to learn about the community that founded it. Tickets are £2 for all, please book a place by contacting enquiries@wolverhamptonsociety.com

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September 2019

The Merridale Cemetery “War Walk” 2

September 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Merridale Cemetery, Jeffcock Road, Wolverhampton WV3 7 + Google Map

Join Quintin Watt on a set of guided walks around the peaceful surroundings of Merridale Cemetery. Meet up with other like-minded folks at the Cross of Sacrifice inside the cemetery. The talk will focus on those who gave their lives for their country in the Great War and will spotlight…

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A History of the Jewish Community in Victorian Wolverhampton

September 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
St Silas, Long Street
Wolverhampton,
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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT The Jewish community of Wolverhampton provides an insight into a unique point in British social history. Join historian Andy Sloane to take a look into who the founding members of this community were, what challenges they faced and what kind of fate awaited them.…

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Iron, Coal & Roses!

September 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Linden House, 211 Tettenhall Road
Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 0DD United Kingdom
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  Keith Robinson presents a talk on the story of a Black Country family of iron masters in the Nineteenth Century.

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October 2019

A History of Goodyear

October 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Linden House, 211 Tettenhall Road
Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 0DD United Kingdom
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The Wolverhampton Society's very own Bill Kelly presents a history of one of the city's most iconic employers, Goodyear.

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November 2019

A History of the Sunbeam Motor Company

November 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Linden House, 211 Tettenhall Road
Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 0DD United Kingdom
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Paul Hutton gives a talk on the history of the Sunbeam Company.

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December 2019

The Apollo Programme: A Dramatic Presentation by Andrew Lound

December 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Linden House, 211 Tettenhall Road
Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 0DD United Kingdom
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£5

Let historian Andrew Lound take you on a voyage of discovery where the sky is no longer the limit! Andrew is a freelance lecturer, broadcaster and writer, who has appeared as a TV historian on the Made in Birmingham channel. He is also National Coordinator (UK) for the Planetary Society…

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January 2020

The Wolverhampton Ring Road: A Plan to Avoid the Humdrum

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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Winner of the 2019 Wolverhampton History Symposium, Jayne Murray gives a presentation on the city's most contentious historical subject. Winner of the 2019 Wolverhampton History Symposium, Jayne Murray gives a presentation on the city's most contentious historical subject. The Wolverhampton inner ring road has remained a point of great debate…

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February 2020

Wolverhampton Society – Wolverhampton’s Great War 1914 – 1921

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU
Wolverhampton, WV1 1DU GB
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This event is part of Wolverhampton Literature Festival. Wolverhampton’s Great War, 1914-1921 - was written to help mark the centenary of the Armistice. It includes various chapters by local historians based on their personal interests. In this presentation the writers will share vignettes from their research and examine the issues…

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