The Smethwick Heritage Centre & Community Hub.

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Special Announcement……

**Community Hub**

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Our Community Hub will be open every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:30 pm, from Wednesday 3rd April 2024, with free admission.
All are welcome and there will also be tea/ coffee/ soup and toast available.
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There will also be newspapers/ books/ TV/ films/ games (cards, draughts, dominoes, Scrabble etc.), as well as the opportunity to have a natter. The Internet will be available and help with understanding its use or any other research of interest.

This new initiative will run alongside our Silver Surfers club & Family History workshops.
Everyone is welcome to come & join us for hot drinks, a simple snack and above all good company & the opportunity to have a good old natter !!
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The SHC museum is open on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday each week, (& Saturday IF we are hosting  an organised Event.)

Our popular Family History workshops continue every Thursday from 10am & our original Facebook page will carry regular updates as will our second Facebook page “The Friends of Smethwick Heritage Centre”.

There is no Charge to visit our museum where you will see our unique collections, and chat with our helpful & enthusiastic volunteers.

We are located at the former park-keeper’s lodge in Victoria Park.

For over twenty five years we have collected artefacts, memorabilia and photographs connected to Smethwick’s proud and distinctive heritage. Our collection includes material relating to Smethwick industry, schools, council, shops, churches and more besides.

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In 2023 we changed our public name to include the words “Community Hub” to reflect our plans & desire to do more to help folk adjust to life after the pandemic, & to provide a warm, welcoming & safe place with an active social side, making everyone feel ‘at home’.
Our all new Silver Surfers Club offers help & assistance to anyone needing a hand with modern day technology, be it finding their way around the internet or any other issues where unbiased help is needed or wanted.
“A friendly ear is always here.”

Smethwick Heritage Centre Trust is a Registered Charity.

Reg no. 1117707.

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