Walkley History

News, events and discoveries of the Walkley Ways, Walkley Wars history project.

Stories of Nine Men, Nine Lives, One Great War

Follow the lives of 9 men of Walkley who fought and died during the First World War. We are holding two special storytelling events based on the lives of the … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Walkley Reform Club – on this day 100 years ago – 7th October 1914

Routine business of the Walkley Reform Club goes on as usual during the early months of the Great War. [7 October 1914] Minutes of General Committee held Oct 7 1914 … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

First World War Windows Rededication Ceremony

Walkley Community Centre’s First World War Memorial windows have been restored. They were unveiled as part of a rededication ceremony on Sunday 3rd August. This was the culmination of 18 … Continue reading

October 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

October Talk Cancelled

Please note that October’s History IS Here talk is postponed to November 14th for personal reasons. There will be no talk on October 10th.

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Slum Britain in the 1960s

Photographer Nick Hedges travelled from Birmingham slums to Glasgow tenements in the 1960s and 70s to document poverty-stricken Britain. He found families who slept with the lights blazing to keep … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · Leave a comment