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I hope you don't mind me posting this here but we have been asked to share the message below as far as possible with people who have an interest in Birmingham's history. I have tried searching the site and couldn't see that this had already been posted elsewhere - apologies if it has...
This is to let you know that the next Friends of Aston Hall and Park meeting will be held on Thursday 21st March, at 6.30pm.
It would be lovely to see any of you who would like to come. We will be updating everyone on various funding applications that we've made, for work in the...
The next meeting of the Friends of Aston Hall and Park will be held on Thursday 9th August 2012, in the cafe at Aston Hall, from 6.30pm.
I know there's a lot of you with an interest in Aston's history and future, so it would be great to see some of you! We're all working hard to...
I hope you don't mind the post, but just wanted to let you know that Aston Hall will be holding its Candlelight event again this December. The event will be running from the 2nd to the 11th December (not including the 3rd due to an Aston Villa home match!), with timed ticket entry...
I've read somewhere that there was a molasses flood from the HP Sauce factory in 1936 (and the vinegar flood in 1956) but can't find any reference to it anywhere else.
Does anyone know if it really happened, and just how sticky it was - it sounds horrendous!
Thanks in advance
I work at Aston Hall as a Community Learning Officer and have been reading these forums with great interest for all the stories about Aston that appear!
As I'm sure you all know, Aston Hall is currently closed for a major redevelopment project. All is going well with the...