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 2020 meetings are on the meetings page.

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.



2021 Meetings

June. 2021 Next Meeting
We return to actual meetings next month with a visit to the Transport Museum, Chapel Lane, Wythall, Worcestershire B47 6JA on Thursday 24th June at 2 pm. See also Website at https://www.wythall.org.uk/
Tea or coffee will be supplied on arrival with a welcoming talk and a guided tour of the museum after which you will be free to look around by yourselves if you so wish. Cost £6.00 payable on arrival.
The museum will need to know the number of people interested in the visit so as to have the appropriate number of guides available. If you need transport there and back or will be able to offer a space to others Please mention that when you get in touch.
Email to info@balsallheathhistory.co.uk or bron.salway@blueyonder.co.uk or phone Jim on 07900 624570 to book a place
Covid Note: While this is not an open-air meeting, the museum is quite spacious with plenty of room for social distancing and circulating air.

A July Meeting has also been arranged onThursday 29th at 7 pm – a visit to St. Alban the Martyr in Highgate. Full details in June’s Gazette.