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King's Heath

King’s Heath was originally part of King’s Norton, Worcestershire, becoming a separate parish in 1863. When Birmingham extended its boundaries in 1911 it took both parishes in as part of the Greater Birmingham Scheme.


The Society

King's Heath Local History Society meets in the community centre on Heathfield Road on the third Wednesday of each month (excluding July and August), starting at 7.15pm and ending by 8.45pm.

Membership of the society is £15.00 per year. Visitors pay £3.00 per meeting.

Light refreshments are available at meetings for a small charge.


Forthcoming Events

February 21st Murder at Weatheroak Hill by Andy Bishop.

March 21st The Crathorne family by Jan Pick.

April 18th "Puttin' On The Ritz". Memories of the Ritz Ballroom King's Heath by Bob Prew and Ken Whittaker.

May 16th Stirchley swimming baths by Phil Banting.

June Outing TBA.

September 19th Maddocks' miscellany of local history by Barry Maddocks.

October 17th Hall Green to Springfield, Moseley, Balsall Heath and King's Heath by Bob Blackham.

November 21st The end of World War One and events in King's Heath by Bob Blackham and Jan Pick.

December 19th AGM and Christmas social evening.


New on the site

A new publication "Uffculme - Home of Richard Barrow Cadbury" by Gail Pittaway and Julia C Griffin has been added to the Booklets page, plus new pictures of Uffculme. See the Pictures page for those. (You may need to refresh it).


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