This is an invitation to join us at our annual history fair, which takes place on Friday 9th June, and Saturday 10th June, 2017 at Penn United Reformed Church, 333 Penn Road, Wolverhampton, WV4 5QF.

As usual there will be lots of things to see, with something to interest everyone. There is plentiful free car parking, light refreshments, and free admission.

There will be displays about Penn, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, Wombourne, the Black Country Living Museum, a traditional cinema with film shows, and demonstrations of rag rug making. Other displays will feature Chubb locks and safes, archaeology, genealogy, Guy Motors, the Fire Brigade, old vehicles, land speed records, hospitals, schools, World War One, and much, much more.

 

 

Opening times:

Friday 9th June   10.00am. to 8.00pm.
   Saturday 10th June     9.00am. to 4.00pm.
 

Exhibitors include:
Bantock Bodgers
, demonstrating rag rug making.
John Bates
, Bob Aston,
Mervyn Srodzinsky, Old-Time Cinema & film shows.
Lawson Cartwright, Old Penn, Manor Road School, etc.
Ted Cheers, Railway & Canal Historical Society.
Karen Davies, Black Country Living Museum, and the Locksmith's House.
Ray Fellows, Wednesfield history.
Neil Fox, the Royal Hospital.
Kate Hartland-Westwood, local coffee mill manufacturers.
Graham Harwood, Wolverhampton Fire Brigade.
Sid Hobbs, Chubb locks and safes.
Martin & Jan Holland
, Wolverhampton archaeology Group.
John Hughes, Trams, buses, electrical equipment.
Philip Jones, The Dorman Company.
Ray Jones, A.J.S. motorcycles, and Sunbeam record breaking cars.
Don Linney, Old Wombourne.
Harry Livesley, World War One.
Nigel Martin, World War One.
Bev Parker, old photos, 1902 exhibition, and Industry.
Sue and Terry Pinson, Guy Motors.
Frank Sharman, Domestic holloware.
Brian Shaw, Turner Sports Cars.
Penny Smith, B. M. S. G. & H., and Friends of Wolverhampton City Archives.
Mervyn Srodzinsky, World War 2, The Home Front.
Roy Stallard, Local Hospitals.
Ruth Swallow, Elena Cassidy-Smith, Toys made during WW2 (Saturday only).
David Taylor, Wombourne History Group.
Pat Watkins, Municipal Grammar School Society.
Alan Wigg, Local Buses.


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