Our publications are all now back on sale.

Over the last 40 years the Society has grown from strength to strength. We have a fascinating range of publications, some interesting projects and active participation in local events

We are now based in The Old Print Works, in the eighteenth century house which fronts on to the Moseley Road, and next to the Ort Café. Our base is right next to the lovely gallery space at the Works, which is ideal for exhibitions.

Our address is:
Balsall Heath Local History Society
The Old Print Works,
498-506 Moseley Road,
Balsall Heath.
Birmingham B12 9AH

Phone number for the office. 07565 194822
or phone Val Hart: 0121 689 2584

Facebook: Balsall Heath Local History Society
Twitter: @BalsallHeathLHS

Our monthly meetings are held at St Paul’s Venture, Malvern St. off Clifton Road, Balsall Heath, on the last Thursday of most months. The next meeting will take place on Thursday September 30th at 7pm for 7-30pm. This meeting will include our AGM and a short talk by Georgina Sharp about The Celebrating Birmingham’s Burial Grounds Project.

Why not come along? Visitors and new members are always welcome. We make a charge of £3 for visitors, which includes a cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.

We have an extensive indexed collection of photographs, Directories from the past, maps, local books, resources and a selected range of artefacts for use with schools and groups.

You can also find us on Facebook at Balsall Heath Local History Society.



A Talk; Stories of the Lost Children

Stories of the Lost Children

2 p.m. Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

Middleton Road Residents Lounge,

Middleton Road, Kings Heath, Bham B14 7HP

The Middlemore Homes emigrated over 5000 children, chiefly to Canada, between 1873 and 1948. This talk by Val Hart illuminates the lives of some of these children.

Booking is essential as there are a limited number of places.
Contact: info@balsallheathhistory.co.uk

Girls 1906