Untold Stories events


Gym, Highbury Hospital, Reproduced with permission of the Library of Birmingham

A series of talks will be held in February and March 2016, open to members of the public as well as Co-operative members. Do please get in touch if you would be interested in volunteering for this project, or have any family stories that you’d be willing to share.

Events

February 11, 5-7pm

Talk on Birmingham hospitals and surgeons by Professor Jonathan Reinarz, Director of the History of Medicine Unit, University of Birmingham
Murray Learning Centre UG05
(Please note that the first 45 mins will be an opportunity for attendees to find out more about the project and Prof Reinarz’s talk will begin at 5.45pm)
February 25, 5.15-6.45pm
Visit to the Cadbury Research Library. Martin Killeen, Senior Librarian, will talk about the CRL’s collection of archive material relating to hospitals in Birmingham during WW1
March 7, 5.30-7pm (part 1)
March 14, 5.30-7pm (part 2)
WW1 genealogy with Liz Palmer
The workshops will explore online sources for tracing service history of WWI soldiers, sailors and airmen
Library of Birmingham, Wolfson Centre (Floor 4)
March 19, 2-4pm
WW1 Birmingham archive workshop with Dr Sian Roberts
Library of Birmingham, Wolfson Centre (Floor 4)
All events are free and open to the public but numbers are limited so please contact Nicola Gauld at the People’s Heritage Co-operative if you would like to come: peoplesheritagecoop@googlegroups.com

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