The question was; what to do on a dank Sunday in February for a day out without spending loads of dosh? And here’s the answer: A trip to RAF Museum Cosford.
A £1 million project to digitise BT’s historical collection of photos and documents is set to bring 165 years of UK telecoms heritage to the public’s fingertips today
Newly discovered drawings by comic book artist and ex-POW, Leo Rawlings, will be auctioned
Peter Preston-Hough, Visiting Lecturer in War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, writes on the anniversary of this famous event in RAF history.
Terry Wills on the latest production of a popular favourite.
Solihull Junior School pupils enjoyed one of their finest hours when an aircraft enthusiast from Sutton Coldfield told them about the day he flew a Spitfire
Solihull Junior School pupils inspired by the discovery of the remains of King Richard III are to carry out an archaeological dig in their School grounds.
West Midlands Police are to pay tribute to the bravery of their officers.
Laurence Inman on biographers, biographies and a number 17 bus.
A Dutch film-maker who was deported to a Nazi concentration camp during the Holocaust is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present an annual lecture.
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company celebrates its 100th birthday on Friday, February 15th.
The Arctic Star medal and why Andy Goff will be applying for one even though the recipient isn’t bothered.
A song of remembrance played all over the world but not in Birmingham – an author’s disappointment.
According to its website the British National Party (BNP) is to pay Birmingham a visit on Sunday, October 7th, in its guise as the “British Veterans’ Group”.
Ikon presents And Europe Will Be Stunned (2007-2011), the film trilogy by Israeli artist Yael Bartana.
The stories behind iconic World War Two art and images are told in ‘Nose Art and Pin-Ups’ – the latest documentary film to be released by Coventry video experts Whirlwind Productions.
Sometime ago, while reading a copy of the British Legion magazine, I was struck by the words ‘Lest we forget’.
Tony Lennox, editor of Warwickshire Life, shares a personal connection to a dark chapter in history.
Big Lottery funding for veterans who wish to return to their battlegrounds is still available.
National Express West Midlands is hoping to reunite the family of a soldier killed in France in 1944 with his last will.
The Royal British Legion are appealing for poppy-selling volunteers.
The Royal British Legion is 90 this year. Coventry Cathedral is hosting a special concert.
Bomber’s Moon reveals hidden memories, dark secrets and the nature of faith at the Belgrade Theatre
Dave Woodhall pays tribute to two men who died over the weekend