The Memo – what’s going on?

I’ve been contacted by some very worried users of the Memorial Hall or ‘Memo’ in Lichfield Road, Brownhills who are very concerned about recent developments there.
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Catch The Fazys at The Memo this Saturday!

Dawn Hayton from The Memo in Lichfield Road, Brownhills (That’s the Memorial Hall for the uninitiated) has been in touch to tell me that there’s a great pop gig on there this Saturday, 20th May 2017 featuring local five-piece covers band The Fazys.

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Celebrate the Queen’s 90th at the Brownhills Memo!

Dawn Hayton from the Brownhills Memorial Hall Revival group has been in touch to tell me that there’s a party event taking place at The Memo to celebrate The Queen’s 90th birthday, taking place on Friday, 10th June 2016 at 8:00pm.

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Charity Quiz Night at the Memo this Friday!

Julia Willet from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild has been in touch to tell me that there’s a fun quiz night happening this Friday, 13th May 2016 at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills starting at 7:30pm.
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Take a Memo, Mr. Fullelove…

A mystery is sparked by the redoubtable old friend of the blog Reg ‘Are Reg’ Fullelove, whoo’s been again chatting to David Evans and supplied another wonderful tranche of material for the blog.

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Have you just lost a pair of dogs in Brownhills?

This just in from top Brownhills rozzer PC Simon Bytheway – two dogs have been spotted roaming loose in Lichfield Road, Brownhills up by the Memo – one is a German Shepherd and the other a black Labrador…

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Great fashion Event at the Memo

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 15th May 2014 at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills starting at 7:30pm and running until 10:30pm.
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Down with the yoot – but watch out for the Teds

The irrepressible Mike Stackhouse contacted me a week or so with an interesting comment that may well stir memories of the postwar kids in our midst – Mike was inspired himself by the recent interest in those lost green gems, Harpers Busses.

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Fashion Event in Brownhills – book your ticket now!

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 14th November 2013 at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills, at 7:30pm.
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The past, by George!

Brownhills George continues his patient work of converting and uploading his remarkable and breathtaking images of Brownhills history on to Panoramio – The collection in this remarkable poster’s gallery is growing steadily, and is forming a wonderful resource into a period of history not much recorded anywhere.
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A place to dance, play and talk

rownhills, it’s sometimes hard to believe, has a great history of clubs, societies and recreation, particularly in the early part of the last century – we’ve looked here before at sports days, musical clubs and festivals, amateur dramatics and other pastimes, many of which couldn’t have occurred without the great facility that is Brownhills Memorial Hall.
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Fashion Event in Brownhills this Thursday!

Astrid van der Burgt from Brownhills Townswomen’s Guild writes to inform me that there’s a fashion and clothing event happening on Thursday 7th March 2013 (tomorrow) at the Memorial Hall in Lichfield Road, Brownhills, at 7:30pm.

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Craft fair in Brownhills this Saturday!

Creativz are pleased to announce our next craft and gift fair at Brownhills Memorial Hall, Entrance is just £1 for adults and free for those aged 15 and under.

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Lets go up the Memo!

  I was contacted at the weekend by Laura Hucker, who’s helping to publicise the well-loved Brownhills community facility, The Memorial Hall, or Memo, in Lichfield Road. I think anyone who’s lived in Brownhills for more than ten minutes has been to an event there – from Friday night youth discos in the eighties, to…

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