Lectures for the season 2021 – 2022

Afternoon meetings will take place on the fourth Thursday of the month, starting at 2.15pm in the Aldridge Community Centre, WS9 8AN.  The meeting should end about 3.15pm and tea/coffee will be available after the meeting.

Evening meetings will take place on the second Wednesday of the month, starting at 7pm in the Aldridge Parish Church Rooms, The Green, Aldridge, WS9 8NH. They will include a refreshment break and raffle.  The meeting should end by 9pm.  


Thursday 23rd September 2021:
Afternoon Lecture 

Stories of the English Coinage

Phil Griffiths, a long-standing member of WNTA , entertains us with this first talk of a new season


Wednesday 13th October 2021
AGM and Evening Lecture

The most dissolute man in London

Gillian White will tell us about the 1st Duke of Devonshire and the building of Chatsworth.


Thursday 28th October 2021:
Afternoon Lecture 

“The History of Benthall Hall

Alan Burrage  will take us on a whirlwind tour of Benthall Hall through 1000 years


Wednesday 10th November 2021
Evening Lecture

Vulcan’s Temple

Andrew Lound, one of our most popular speakers presents – Vulcan’s Temple  The story of Soho Foundry


Thursday 25th November 2021:
Afternoon Lecture 


“History of the Birmingham Gun Trade

The history of the Birmingham Gun Trade and the workings of the Birmingham Gun Proof House by Steve Green


Wednesday 8th December 2021
Evening Lecture

“Deep Down and Dirty

Joe Hawkins, head of landscape at Hagley Park, will talk about his latest projects



No Afternoon Lecture 

in December


Details of future lectures in 2022 will be published here later