Forthcoming Events

UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, THE FOLLOWING EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE TO ATTEND

Category: Talks

A Spotlight On: 'Votes For Women' and the 1918 election in the Black Country

This talk will look at local suffrage campaigns before and during the First World War, and also uncover the history of the 1918 General Election in the Black Country; an election that was of huge significance to the history of women in Britain.

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Memory Lane Café June

Our monthly reminiscence café returns this month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family.

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June Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

 

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A Spotlight On: African Caribbean contributions in WW1

The talk from Gary Stewart, founder of Recognize, will comment on contributions made by African Caribbean soldiers during World War I in the face of adversity and hardship.

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Memory Lane Café July

Our monthly reminiscence café returns this month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family.

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July Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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A Spotlight On: The Royal Air Force

In 2018 the Royal Air Force will be celebrating the centenary of their formation. Join us for a spotlight on the RAF from two servicemen, WO Andy Rodulson and SAC(T) Chris Churchman.

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Memory Lane Café August

Our monthly reminiscence café returns this month. Each themed session is designed for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and family.

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August Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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A Spotlight On: Germany and the First World War, 1918-2018

Join Dr Nicholas Martin from the University of Birmingham for a talk exploring why in Germany, in contrast to the UK, the First World War might be termed the Forgotten War.

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September Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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Memory Lane Café September

Our monthly reminiscence café, Memory Lane will provide a forum for people living with dementia, their carers, and their friends and family. 

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Memory Lane Café October

Our monthly reminiscence café, Memory Lane will provide a forum for people living with dementia, their carers, and their friends and family. 

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October Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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A Spotlight On: The First World War contribution of Dulmial Village, Pakistan

This talk will present the First World War history of the village Dulmial, in present day Pakistan. It will also highlight the important role of Muslim soldiers in the Great War.

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December Wildlife Watch

From tiny insects to mammals and amphibious water loving creatures, the Arboretum is home to a wide variety of wildlife, trees and flowers. Nature loving young visitors can discover more about just some of these amazing living things at our monthly interactive Wildlife Watch sessions.

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