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“If in doubt fall on your arse.” That was the mantra of Fred Karno: acrobat, comedian, writer, music..
The remarkable story of the Midland Adult School Union charts a Philanthropic, Social Movement to br..
The definition of slang according to the Oxford Dictionary is ‘a type of language consisting of word..
Father Michael, an Irish Catholic priest, lies ill with fever in a remote monastery in Brittany, fra..
Piccadilly Street, where consultants consult and their spouses and receptionists make all the import..
This is the story of Henley in Arden,
Warwickshire during the G..
The year 2020 will be remembered as the year in which a deadly viral pandemic known as Covid-19 cast..
During its eighty years under London’s legendary Oxford Street everyone from Louis Armstrong to rock..
Bob Betteridge left school at 15½ and started an apprenticeship with Midlands Electricity Board whic..
An epic flight into shattered Sarajevo. A stand-off with Miss Piggy. A world scoop as the Cold War e..
Nothing beats the taste of freshly picked vegetables that you’ve grown yourself. Whether you’re an e..
Confessions of a Music Critic grew out of one of the fascinating talks the author regularly gives on..
Stourport-on-Severn is the only town in England that owes its existence
to the building of canals...
In 1951 a two year old infant Sheila Jones was diagnosed at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (BCH) wit..
Matthew Boulton (1728-1809) was a globally important industrialist who introduced innovative minting..
Here is a selection of paintings by artist Robert Geoghegan about his home city of Birmingham where ..
Proud to Serve chronicles the journey of one police officer between 1999 and 200..
A Family at War considers the wartime experiences of families brought together by the marriage of tw..
'A Black Country Childhood' is an offbeat sketch, by turns satirical and rueful, of growing up in an..
BEATLE haircut, one set of smart clothes to his name… and with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude hewn out of ..
“Keep ’em rollin’, keep ’em shootin’, keep ’em supplied” was the motto of the U.S. Supply depot G-25..
Robert Owen was a charismatic pipe-dreamer, bound to unrealistic expectations. Though born in Newtow..
Stephannie Williams (‘Steve’ to all who know her) has led a busy life representing artists and arran..
Birmingham’s Got Talent! Well, there can’t be any question about that - a shopping centre that has a..
An exciting tale of a lifetime in aviation,
a lifetime of remarkable ad..
The complete collection of Carl Chinn's popular Brum and Brummies series. These volumes are sure to ..
C.T. (Tom) Wareing and his family – then
consisting of his wife B..
When Dora Wright found herself jobless at
fifty, with her marriag..