Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Newcomen Society, Birmingham

The Newcomen Society runs a series of winter lectures at 7pm on the first Wednesday of each month commencing 2 October at the lecture theatre in Thinktank. On the 4 December I will be delivering a talk about Sandfields Pumping … Continue reading

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Ordinary people can tell remarkable stories

I maintain the fact that he Victorian Waterworks at Sandfields is possibly on of the most overlooked yet important pieces of social and industrial history that Lichfield has. Unfortunately as an object of heritage it has not crossed the boundary … Continue reading

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Clay Mills Victorian Pumping Station

A short video I put together today showing Clay Mills Pumping Station near Burton on Trent. I think it shows what can be doe with some imagination and a group of people who hold a belief that together we can … Continue reading

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