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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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Canals in Wolverhampton with Phil Clayton

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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"Up the 21 and we'll see where we end up!" Join BCNS member, Phil Clayton, for a presentation on Wolverhampton's various canals. Phil Clayton has been heavily involved with canals and canal restoration for a huge chunk of his life. He is a member of the Birmingham Canal Navigation Society…

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March 2020

Wolverhampton Low Level Station

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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In the days when rail was king, Wolverhampton had not one, but two main stations. Keith Hodgkins tells the story of the lost station. Wolverhampton's low level station is fondly remembered by many and was even host to the visit of Queen Elizabeth II in 1962.Keith Hodgkins will take you…

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April 2020

The Princess Irene Brigade at Wrottesley Park in WW2

April 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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With their homeland crushed under the Nazi jackboot, Dutch soldiers regrouped on a country estate west of Wolverhampton and planned revenge. With their homeland crushed under the Nazi jackboot, patriots from The Netherlands regrouped on a country estate west of Wolverhampton and planned for the revenge against Hitler and the…

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May 2020

5 Victorian Hospitals in Wolverhampton

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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The city of Wolverhampton has a fascinating medical history and this talk focuses on five important Victorian-era hospitals. Join hospital historian, Roy Stallard, to learn about 5 important hospitals from the Victorian era.Learn all about the Royal Hospital from someone who worked there for decades, along with the various incarnations…

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OUTBREAK! Viruses in Human Health

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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Philip Dainty looks at viruses and their relationship with human health. A particular focus will be on the ebola outbreak in Africa. This talk is free to members and guests pay just £3 per person.The talk will begin at 7:30 and last roughly an hour with questions at the end.The…

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June 2020

Oscar Rejlander’s Two Ways of Life

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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Join Roy Hawthorne of the Wolverhampton Photographic Society for a fascinating look at Rejlander's greatest allegorical photograph. Oscar Rejlander was a celebrated photographer, originating from Sweden, but one who made Wolverhampton his home for much of his life.In 1856 he made his best-known allegorical work, The Two Ways of Life.…

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July 2020

Lady Wulfrun – A Mixed Race Princess?

July 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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Join the Wolverhampton Society for this talk on Wulfrun, symbol of "Wulfrun's Heantun", later known as Wolverhampton. Join Suhail Rana for a presentation on the symbol of Wolverhampton, Lady Wulfrun. This is an expansion of his talk presented at the 2019 Wolverhampton History Symposium and looks into the bloodline of…

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August 2020

Forgotten Soldiers of the Midland Railway

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF
Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF GB
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Heroes in history come in all forms; join Quintin Watt to learn the deeds of forgotten heroes who worked for the Midland Railway. WW1 brought together soldiers from all walks of life and this talk looks at those who worked for the Midland Railway.Who were these heroes whose name and…

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