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Heritage Open Days at the Oratory 10-13 September 2015

Heritage talk Saturday September 12 ‘The Changing Face of Ladywood’ in the Upper Cloister Hall. Guided tours Thursday 10 and Friday 11 September at 11.00 and 14.15; Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September at 14.15 and 15.15

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Staffordshire History Day 2015

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive service in collaboration with Keele University and the Centre for West Midland History at Birmingham University are putting on their annual Staffordshire history day  at the Kingston Centre, Stafford on Saturday 28 March 2015, … Continue reading

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Worcestershire’s First Historian, Thomas Habington (1560-1647)

University of Worcester, Saturday 18 April 2015, 10.00 am to 5.30 pm The Studio, The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester, WR1 3PB Speakers: Jan Broadway, Wendy Brogden, Don Gilbert, Stephen Price, Maggie Tohill Free of charge to members of … Continue reading

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Newman University, Birmingham – postgraduate research studentships

From time to time Newman University provides studentships leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). This is as part of Newman’s continued commitment to developing research and scholarship, and building on the academic strength of its subject areas through a … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Recusant England

St Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham – Friday 13 June 2014 Speakers – Eamon Duffy ‘Recusants writing the Reformation’; Anne Dillon ‘Seeing is believing’: Elizabethan Catholic images of martyrdom Evening concert in the chapel by Cappella Fede directed by Peter Leech … Continue reading

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Staffordshire History Day 2014

Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service, in collaboration with Keele University and the Centre for West Midlands History at the University of Birmingham are organising their annual history  day at the Kingston Centre Stafford on Saturday 15 March 2014. … Continue reading

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Birmingham Conference on 6th June – talks by Brian Davies and Fr Norman Tanner SJ

We recently enjoyed a most interesting day conference on the 2nd Vatican Council at St Chad’s Cathedral.  Our speakers were Brian Davies of the Justice and Peace Commission, and Fr Norman Tanner SJ, lecturer at the Gregorian University, Rome.   … Continue reading

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