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Society Events

Outside Events

Visitors may be welcome at the following talks.  Anyone wishing to attend please contact the organization direct or the Society on 01564 775887 or  

Talk: The Farms of Knowle

Wednesday February 22nd.  Guild House 2.30 p.m.

Speaker: In house

Reflecting Knowle’s history as an agricultural community, with emphasis on the farms in the centre of the village and including businesses such as blacksmiths and saddlers which supported them.

All Welcome.  Entrance free.   Tea served from 2 p.m.  

Right: Washpits Farm, Station Road (demolished 1971)

Talk: The Great War in Knowle

Monday February 20th for Dorridge U3A History Group.  

Ye Olde Knowle Bowling Club 10.30 a.m.

The Home Front in Knowle, from the disappearance of the young men of the village in 1914, the war effort in the village and the return of those who survived.

Right: 1st Knowle Scouts in 1919.  All eight boys enlisted.  Only two came back.

Talk: Kenilworth Road

Monday February 20th for Solihull Local History Circle.  

Solihull Methodist Church Hall 7.45 p.m.

A tour along the original main street through Knowle, passing through the  oldest part of the medieval village.  

Right: Golden End Cottages