Events Programme 2022

Find out what events we will be holding in 2022.

All Meetings, Half Day and Day Schools are held at The Birmingham & Midland Institute (BMI), 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS unless otherwise stated for a specific event..

All are welcome at our meetings, although priority may be given to members on some visits.

For a confirmation of your booking please send sae, or ask for confirmation by email.

E-mail enquiries to: [email protected] , [email protected] or [email protected]

Dates for your diary:

Coach Visit to Clevedon Pier & Tyntesfield House

Date: Tuesday 7th June 2022

Time: TBC

Grade I listed Victorian pier near Bristol which was built with ‘left overs’ from Brunel’s other projects. Followed by lunch and the afternoon at Tyntesfield, Grade I listed house that was remodelled by John Norton into a Victorian Gothic extravaganza. Now run by the National Trust. This coach visit will also be open to non – members.

Ticket Price: TBC

Booking details in the Spring.

Afternoon Tea at Bistrot Pierre

Date: Saturday 20thAugust 2022

Time: 2.30 - 5.00pm

This is a visit to Bistrot Pierre , 46 Gas Street, Birmingham, a Grade II former industrial building in Gas Street Basin, Birmingham city centre.

Overlooking the canal, there is full disabled access and we have reserved a section for the Victorian Society.

2.30 - 5.00 for a traditional afternoon tea.

Ticket Price: £15 with prior booking essential.

Booking: Contact Gill Sockett - [email protected]

Victorian Leisure & Continuing Learning in the West Midlands

Date: Saturday 29th October 2022

Time: 10am - 4:15pm

Topics to be covered include: Development of Birmingham's libraries, Victorian theatres in the region,

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Fircroft an early adult/continuing learning college,

10.00 - 4.15 Day School with 6 speakers, refreshments and buffet lunch included in the price.

Venue: Birmingham & Midland Institute (BMI), 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS

Early enquiries to [email protected] or [email protected]

Ticket Price: £45 - TBC

Booking: will open later in the summer when we have a better idea of food and other prices.