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Fred Karno - The Legend Behind the Laughter

Fred Karno - The Legend Behind the Laughter

David Crump, foreword David Robinson

“If in doubt fall on your arse.” That was the mantra of Fred Karno: acrobat, comedian, writer, music..

£19.95

The Last Class - The Story of The Midland Adult School Union 1845-2020

The Last Class - The Story of The Midland Adult School Union 1845-2020

Dawn Hamill

The remarkable story of the Midland Adult School Union charts a Philanthropic, Social Movement to br..

£14.95

The Little Book of Slang, Sayings, Jargon & Humour

The Little Book of Slang, Sayings, Jargon & Humour

Michael Layton QPM & Androulla Christou-Layton

The definition of slang according to the Oxford Dictionary is ‘a type of language consisting of word..

£6.95

Tales Yet To Be Told

Tales Yet To Be Told

Patrick B. Hayes

Father Michael, an Irish Catholic priest, lies ill with fever in a remote monastery in Brittany, fra..

£9.95

Piccadilly Street

Piccadilly Street

Sam Galliford

Piccadilly Street, where consultants consult and their spouses and receptionists make all the import..

£9.95

A Small Town & The Great War: Henley in Arden 1914-1919 (pb)

A Small Town & The Great War: Henley in Arden 1914-1919 (pb)

Douglas Bridgewater

This is the story of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire during the G..

£15.95

I Remember When (West Midlands Heritage Memories)

I Remember When (West Midlands Heritage Memories)

Ed. Peter Millington

The year 2020 will be remembered as the year in which a deadly viral pandemic known as Covid-19 cast..

£9.95

Ace of Clubs - A Celebration of the 100 Club

Ace of Clubs - A Celebration of the 100 Club

Digby Fairweather, foreword Jools Holland

During its eighty years under London’s legendary Oxford Street everyone from Louis Armstrong to rock..

£12.95

A Hand Cart Down Henn's Walk - The Times and Trials of an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner: 1959-1965

A Hand Cart Down Henn's Walk - The Times and Trials of an Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner: 1959-1965

Robert Betteridge

Bob Betteridge left school at 15½ and started an apprenticeship with Midlands Electricity Board whic..

£8.95

Bloody Adjectives - Ripping Yarns from Sleepy Hollow

Bloody Adjectives - Ripping Yarns from Sleepy Hollow

Peter Rhodes

An epic flight into shattered Sarajevo. A stand-off with Miss Piggy. A world scoop as the Cold War e..

£8.95

Veg Verses (Gardening)

Veg Verses (Gardening)

Jane and Peter Coleman

Nothing beats the taste of freshly picked vegetables that you’ve grown yourself. Whether you’re an e..

£6.95

Confessions of a Music Critic

Confessions of a Music Critic

Christopher Morley

Confessions of a Music Critic grew out of one of the fascinating talks the author regularly gives on..

£11.95

Stourport on Severn: A history of the town and the area

Stourport on Severn: A history of the town and the area

Anne Bradford

Stourport-on-Severn is the only town in England that owes its existence to the building of canals...

£13.95

Sheila – Unlocking the treatment for PKU

Sheila – Unlocking the treatment for PKU

Anne Green

In 1951 a two year old infant Sheila Jones was diagnosed at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) wit..

£12.95

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint - Copper to Customer

Matthew Boulton and the Soho Mint - Copper to Customer

Sue Tungate

Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) was a globally important industrialist who introduced innovative minting..

£15.95

Funny Brummie Pictures - The Art of Robert Geoghegan

Funny Brummie Pictures - The Art of Robert Geoghegan

Robert Geoghegan

Here is a selection of paintings by artist Robert Geoghegan about his home city of Birmingham where ..

£9.95

Proud to Serve: Embracing Diversity in Policing (West Midlands Police)

Proud to Serve: Embracing Diversity in Policing (West Midlands Police)

Michael Layton QPM

Proud to Serve chronicles the journey of one police officer between 1999 and 200..

£14.95

A Family At War - Getting Some Service In During The World Wars

A Family At War - Getting Some Service In During The World Wars

Stephen A. Royle

A Family at War considers the wartime experiences of families brought together by the marriage of tw..

£12.95

A Black Country Childhood (Walsall)

A Black Country Childhood (Walsall)

Timothy Exiguous

'A Black Country Childhood' is an offbeat sketch, by turns satirical and rueful, of growing up in an..

£5.95

Go and Make the Tea, Boy! - Memories of life as a young  reporter during the 1960s

Go and Make the Tea, Boy! - Memories of life as a young reporter during the 1960s

John Phillpott

BEATLE haircut, one set of smart clothes to his name… and with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude hewn out of ..

£9.95

Keep ’em Rollin’, Keep ’em Shootin’, Keep ’em Supplied (Gloucestershire)

Keep ’em Rollin’, Keep ’em Shootin’, Keep ’em Supplied (Gloucestershire)

Fran & Martin Collins

“Keep ’em rollin’, keep ’em shootin’, keep ’em supplied” was the motto of the U.S. Supply depot G-25..

£12.95

Robert Owen and the architect Joseph Hansom - An unlikely form of co-operation

Robert Owen and the architect Joseph Hansom - An unlikely form of co-operation

Penelope Harris

Robert Owen was a charismatic pipe-dreamer, bound to unrealistic expectations. Though born in Newtow..

£14.95

Beyond the Notes - A Lifelong Passion for Classical Music

Beyond the Notes - A Lifelong Passion for Classical Music

Stephannie Williams

Stephannie Williams (‘Steve’ to all who know her) has led a busy life representing artists and arran..

£11.95

Birmingham: Remembering the 50s and 60s

Birmingham: Remembering the 50s and 60s

Alton Douglas

Birmingham’s Got Talent! Well, there can’t be any question about that - a shopping centre that has a..

£10.99

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A Trenchard Brat: A Life in Aviation

A Trenchard Brat: A Life in Aviation

Frederick Weston MBE

An exciting tale of a lifetime in aviation, a lifetime of remarkable ad..

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Brum and Brummies Book Bundle

Brum and Brummies Book Bundle

Carl Chinn

The complete collection of Carl Chinn's popular Brum and Brummies series. These volumes are sure to ..

£27.40 £54.80

Content to Conserve (Redditch)

Content to Conserve (Redditch)

C.T. Wareing

C.T. (Tom) Wareing and his family – then consisting of his wife B..

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Dogs and a Cottage (Airedales)

Dogs and a Cottage (Airedales)

Dora Wright

When Dora Wright found herself jobless at fifty, with her marriag..

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