The third in the remarkable series of new Walsall Mummer’s Plays written by local playwright David Calcutt, organised by Walsall Civic Society working with local groups, talented volunteers and Walsall Council and funded by a Heritage Lottery grant – ‘The Lovers and the Pirates’ – is all set for curtain up on its first open … Continue reading
The Bath Street Band and 100 Voices Choir along with Walsall Council are delighted to invite everyone to come along and take part in what promises to be the biggest sing-song of the year – this Saturday 15 December at the lakeside Bandstand in Walsall Arboretum! Choirmaster Darryll Prew of the 100 Voices Choir said: … Continue reading
Archivist Paul Ford is all set to reveal the secrets of the 1916 Walsall Zeppelin Raid in a public talk at Walsall Local History Centre on Monday 3 December. In the talk, which starts at 7.30pm, Paul will use the original police, coroners, council and other records to try to piece together not only the … Continue reading
Shoppers, families and visitors to Walsall joined the Mayor of Walsall Cllr Dennis Anson (pictured, above) on Saturday in enjoying and applauding a traditional Black Country street theatre treat with a Walsall edge. Walsall Civic Society’s second new “Mummer’s Play” The Alchemist and the Devil was penned by top local playwright David Calcutt and performed … Continue reading
The second installment in Walsall Civic Society’s exciting series of four brand-new ‘Mummer’s Plays’ for Walsall in a revival of English street theatre in the town is all set to take to the stage at the University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus on Gorway Road in a special indoor public presentation and performance later this month, following rehearsals at … Continue reading
Walsall Council staff taking part in a special Environmental Education Day last Thursday have hailed it a great success, with more than 650 members of the public taking an interest in the event, which highlighted the need to care for our local environment. Co-organised by Environmental Health, Street Pride, the Reassurance Team, and the Town … Continue reading
On Thursday 11 October, Walsall Writers’ Circle awarded their prestigious Norrey Ford Cup to member Stuart Williams for his writing over the last year. A noted photographer and regular contributor to the local newspapers for more than a decade with his articles of historic interest, Stuart has also written several local history books, the latest … Continue reading
A free lantern making workshop is the latest attraction as part of a new event to bring a new shopping experience to Walsall. A total of 55 stalls have now been booked for the event in and around The Bridge & Park Street in Walsall on Thursday October 25 starting at 5pm. CRAFTS AND COOKING … Continue reading
A large-scale policing operation is underway in Walsall town centre today (Saturday 29 September).
West Midlands Police will be keeping a close eye on planned protest due to take place in Walsall town centre tomorrow, Saturday 29 September 2012.