Industrial History Programme - 2017

13th January 2017

Planning the 2017 programme

Willow Court Community Room, Franche Kidderminster DY11 5AU

From 10.00am to 12.noon

 
10th February 2017

Members' presentations

Standardising mass production methods - based on the production of the Springfield rifle - Mike Cutler

Coal mining - Alan Williams and Tom Elliott

Willow Court Community Room, Franche, Kidderminster, DY11 5AU

From 10.00am to 12 noon

 
10th March 2017

Birmingham Museum Storage Collection

Leave Kidderminster Railway Station at 9.30am

Cost of visit TBC

Report
14th April 2017

Knowles Mill, Dowles Brook, near Bewdley (postponed)

There is a three-quarter mile walk to and from the mill on uneven surface

Led by Tom Elliott  (POSTPONED)

 
12th May 2017

Snailbeach Mine near Minsterley, Shropshire

Car sharing - leave Kidderminster at 9.30am

Cost of visit TBC

 

6th June 2017

NB TUESDAY

Hereford Waterworks Museum (TBC)

Car sharing - leave Kidderminster at 9.30am

Cost of visit TBC

 
14th July 2017

The Davis Collection of Industrial and Agricultural Vehicles, Redditch (this will take place later in the year - TBC)

 

Knowles Mill, Dowles Brook, near Bewdley

There is a three-quarter mile walk to and from the mill on uneven surface

Led by Tom Elliott 

 

 
11th August 2017

No Meeting

 
8th September 2017

Coleham Pumping Station, Shrewsbury, SY3 7DN: 2:00pm

Chance to see engines in steam

Car sharing - leave Kidderminster 12:30: meet Broadwaters Car Park for car sharing.

NB. Limited car park at site, on road parking nearby.

Cost of visit £3pp, minimum 10 people.

Report
13th October 2017

Worcester Cathedral Roof Space

Cost of visit £6 pp.

 
10th November 2017

Bradley Workshop

A chance to visit the Canal & River Trust workshop where they make and repair lock gates.

Travel details to follow

 
8th December 2017    

 

Programme arrangements might change, so please check the website for details