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Your donation will help us enormously, but please do tick the Gift Aid box at the checkout if you are a UK tax payer. 

Enter your donation and click “Add Donation” to go to the checkout and complete your gift.

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We are a self funding Registered Charity, Reg. No. 1117707.

Our income comes mainly from publishing our quarterly magazine, “The Telephone”, named after our long lost local newspaper, to which our supporters subscribe annually thereby becoming Subscription Members. We hold regular events & exhibitions, both at the Heritage Centre & around the borough with our ever popular, & well attended, Roadshows.


School visits are catered for and we have a thriving Genealogy section which is always well attended. Importantly we do receive some donations for which we are extremely grateful.


Fundraising is an ongoing process in order to maintain The Centre & pay our necessary running costs & overheads. The upkeep of our museum, which houses many artefacts all of which are pertinent to Smethwick’s rich & diverse history, is also a major consideration.


During an enormously challenging period for the Centre, (during & since the Covid-19 epidemic), we have been delighted by the messages & empathy that we have received from our Subscription Members & supporters. They recognised that being unable to be open to the public had severely restricted the level of income we had been able to generate.


It is clear that Smethwick Heritage Centre holds a special place in the hearts of so very many people. 

By making a donation you are helping us to continue to preserve the history of Smethwick & to continue holding our popular Roadshows, exhibitions & events at the Centre. These include talks, school reunions and a veritable plethora of other memorable gatherings. Educational visits by local children too who are often amazed at the artefacts we have on show. A place where folk can come to meet and share their memories of Smethwick & it’s illustrious past, as well as look forward to the future. Your donation will make a difference. 

Making a donation could not be easier..

Simply use the Donate facility at the top of this page.

Or if you prefer, by posting a cheque to us at The Centre (made payable to Smethwick Heritage Centre Trust)

Or even call us at anytime on 07500 509475 & donate by phone.

We are able to accept all major credit or debit cards.


Finally please remember to Gift Aid your donation at the Checkout if you are  a UK Tax Payer. 

Thank you very much


“No act of kindness is ever wasted.”


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