Kings Heath was originally part of Kings 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
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.
April 19th "Moor Pool Garden Suburb - Harborne's Hidden
Gem" by Barbara Nomikos and Rachel West.
May 17th A display of Chamberlain memorabilia and a
film about the Chamberlain family. Jason Gelder.
June 21st Wednesday evening outing to Swanshurst Park,
led by Bob Blackham.
September 20th The events of World War One in 1917 by
October 18th Alcester Lane's End - an illustrated talk
by Andy Bishop.
November 15th Hall Green to Springfield, Moseley,
Balsall Heath and King's Heath by Bob Blackham.
New on the site
A new page has been added, old news
clips about King's Heath from Andy Bishop. This first selection concerns
the George Inn, a den of iniquity it appers!