Forge Mill Needle Museum, Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre, Redditch, Worcestershire

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Forge Mill Needle Museum, Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre
Thu 29 October to Sun 22 November 2015

Redditch is a town which, despite its size, has always punched above its weight. From the Arts to Archaeology, from Music to Manufacturing, from the 18th to the 21st Century, Redditch people are at the forefront.

In this exhibition the Redditch Local History Society show the impact of people in the town on activities which have stimulated the local community and those who have promoted the town both nationally and internationally.

Below: Samuel Allcock fishing tackle manufacturer, Edwin Smallwood - needle manufacturer and local benefactor, Gillian Knight - Opera Singer and John Bonham - Led Zeppelin Rock Legend.

Famous Redditch People Exhibition

In addition to the permanent exhibits at the Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre, we also have a wide variety of interesting and exciting exhibitions throughout the year.

The exhibitions are housed on the middle floor of the Mill building.

There is no additional charge to enter the exhibitions, since the cost is included in our normal admission rates.