History and heritage societies and organisations in West Midlands


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Pen Museum, The

Unit 3 The Argent Centre 60 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 3HS, United Kingdom
Birmingham B1 3HS

penroom.co.uk

One of Birmingham's great attractions and centres of information about the city's fascinating history. Dedicated to steel pen making in Birmingham. Collections: Current themes are Birmingham manufacturers; pen manufacturing processes supported by social history of workers; the history of writing and methods of communicating. The core collection comprises of items from Birmingham and the Birmingham pen-related trades.

Lace Guild, The

The Hollies, 53 Audnam
Stourbridge DY8 4AE

demon.co.uk

The Lace Guild is the largest organisation for lacemakers in the British Isles, and our membership is international. Our aims are to provide information about the craft of lacemaking, its history and use; to promote a high standard of lacemaking; and to encourage design, development and professional presentation of lace.

Coventry Family History Society

12 Knoll Drive, Styvechale
Coventry CV3 5BT

covfhs.org

The society was formed in 1994 to fulfill a growing need and to promote and encourage the study of family history, genealogy and local history in relation to the City of Coventry and its environs.

Black Country Society

44 Whitehall Road
Stourbridge DY8 2JT

blackcountrysociety.co.uk

The society exists to foster interest in the past, present and future of the Black Country through meetings, talks and the quarterly magazine, The Blackcountryman. Its membership serves not only the local area but also the rest of Britain.

Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry

5 Sanderling Court, Spennells
Kidderminster DY10 4TS

bmsgh.org

The Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry is the principal family history society for the counties of Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Anglo-Sikh Heritage Trail

2 Victoria Mews
Walsall WS4 2DZ

asht.info

The Anglo Sikh Heritage Trail is a groundbreaking initiative that aims to promote a greater understanding of the shared heritage between the Sikhs and Britain.