Category Archives: Public History

Sandfields Architecture

Sandfields plumping Station is a Gothic Revival masterpiece, a cathedral to the industrial revolution, for years abandon, and for years unloved. The Gothic Revival style gave Briton its industrial look and identity. Inspired by the Gilbert Scots, it embraced the glory … Continue reading

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Day Out? – Enjoy our Industrial Heritage

At a loose end this weekend? Got that #Friday feeling? Get yourself down to Leawood Pump House and High Peak Junction on the Cronford Canal. Take a train ride from Whasandwell to Cromford and walk back along one of the … Continue reading

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An incredible story, of an everyday person

Michael Buckle is a man who believes that what you do today is important; you are exchanging a day of your life for it. He is an everyday person who has lead a remarkable life, and has an incredible story … Continue reading

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Lichfield Civic Society Talk – The Story of clean water in the industrial Revolution

For most of us, running a tap to pour clean drinking water is nothing special. We take it for granted. Drinking water and effective sanitation now form part of the fabric of modern day Britain. However this has not always … Continue reading

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Saving the Black County’s Hidden Industrial Heritage – Talk

Public Historian David Moore will be at Wednesbury Library Walsall Street Wednesbury WS10 9EH on Saturday 10 May 2014 at 10:00am onward to talk about the hidden industrial heritage of the Black County and how it supported the growth of … Continue reading

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The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The next meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station is 30 May at 7:00 at; Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149   Anyone who holds and interest in our heritage, and is interested … Continue reading

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Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment

Meeting to discuss the outcome of the Heritage Assessment, the community consultation and the formalisation of the Friends Group. Friday 11 April 2014 @ 7:30pm Curborough Community Centre Reynolds Close Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 7NY Tel:  01543 417149 Everyone is welcome, … Continue reading

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