We have the following upcoming MPHT and fundraising events planned for 2017:
Please visit the Moor Pool Residents Association for more information about other upcoming events
The following events are also taking place at Moor Pool Hall:
On Tuesday 27th March and Tuesday 24th April, at 12:00- 16:00, Mess Around play will be in the Moor Pool Main Hall, bring your children and have fun!
On the 17th March, take part in Balboa classes in the Moor Pool main hall between 13:00 and 17:00 (Hosted by Hot Ginger)
LEGO Drop in session (MPHT) : Come along and create your own masterpeice! FREE
Lower Hall 10am-11am Sunday 18th March and Sunday 15th April
Circle Cinema returning to Moor Pool on Sunday 11th March, watch out for the film they will be showing!
Hot and cold refreshements available to buy before the film.
Fish and Chip Quiz Returns!
Grab your tickets and come down to the Main Hall on the 21st of April for a big quiz with a fish and chip super!
History Talks at Moor Pool 2018!
Lower Hall Refreshments from 18:30 Talks begin at 19:00 and finish approximately at 20:00 £3 per person
27th March Stirchley Baths: From edwardian swimming baths to modern community hub.
A talk by Phil Banting: when Stirchley baths was closed for swimming in 1988, with no funds available for essential repairs, no-one could have guessed that the building would one day live again as a thriving community hub. This talk tells the story of Stirchley baths from its edwardian origins to the present day and its changing role in the local community.
15th May Maintaining and Repairing Britain's Historic Buildings.
A talk by David Sleight: The talk looks at how Britain's historic buildings and monuments are protected and repaired. Britain has a wealth of old buildings from small cottages to churches and castles. They are all part of our heritage and it is imperative we protect them for future generations to enjoy and cherish.
26th June Carless Avenue: The story behind the road.
A talk by Beryl Beavis. Who or what does Carless Avenue commemorate? Who were the Carless family and how did a girl from Lower Ravenhurst Farm in Harborne become the wife of one of Birmingham’s first MPs?
7th August Riot, Resistance and Reform: a history of protest in Birmingham.
A talk by Rachel West. Find out more about the people, movements and struggles that shaped Birmingham, and had an influence on the country as a whole.
18th September History of chocolate: Cadbury’s, Terry’s and Rowntree.
A talk by Lydia Duffy. From its arrival in the 16th century, chocolate has been a pleasure shared by family and friends. This talk will delve deeper into the history of chocolate makers here in England, exploring how and why Cadbury's, Rowntree and Terry's became the household names they are today.
6th November 2018 Washington Irving and our Christmas traditions.
A Dickensian Christmas conjures up images of many Christmas traditions which we take for granted in our modern festivities. This history talk explores the origins of these traditions, and looks at what role Washington Irving, an American living in Birmingham, played in inspiring Charles Dickens.