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Heritage, History, Walsall Borough

Fascinating fair to bring borough’s history alive in Walsall

Walsall MuseumA special event designed to bring local and family history alive in Walsall will be taking place at Walsall Museum on Saturday 13 October.

Walsall Local History Centre, the archives service and local studies library for the Walsall borough, has joined forces with the museum for the second year running to bring together displays and local and family history and heritage organisations from across the borough and beyond.

Walsall Local History Fair will take place at the Lichfield Street museum, above the Central Library, on 13 October, between 10.30am – 3.30pm. 

And as well as displays and the chance to talk to representatives of the centre, museum and other organisations throughout the day, there will also be special talks and other activities, including local historian and author Ian Bott who will speak on ‘Black Country Murders’ between 2pm – 3pm, Paul Ford, archivist at Walsall Local History Centre,  speaking on ‘An Edwardian Family Mystery’ at 11.00 am and 3.00pm and Tariq Khan from the Heritage Lottery Fund who will give an overview of heritage lottery funding from 11.30 am-12.15pm.

Admission to Walsall Local History Fair is free of charge and all are welcome!

Walsall Local History Centre is the archives service and local studies library for Walsall metropolitan borough and is part of Walsall Council. Parking is available on-site.

Walsall Local History Centre, Essex Street, Walsall, WS2 7AS.
Web: www.walsall.gov.uk/localhistorycentre

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