6th November 2017

3D Model of the Local Area (in the 1880s) now at the Centre!

We have recently been presented with a complete and to scale model of the area of Rowley Regis and Old Hill as it was in the 1880s. This masterpiece of accuracy and detail, mounted and presented in a 4’ x 4’ glass display case has been the labour and love of Mr Melvyn Jackson of Blackheath. Melvyn tells us that … Continue reading

23rd May 2017

Forthcoming Events

View or download the PDF below to see details of upcoming events at the Christian Heritage Center, Rowely Regis. These include: Cream Tea & Book-Sale, Autumn Lectures and Local Exhibition & ‘Week of Openings’ Please contact us if you’d like to find out more information about any of these events. You can also visit our homepage for a list of … Continue reading

23rd May 2017

Art Competition 2017

At the end of September and during October, we are once again hoping to exhibit photos and drawings of ‘Old Rowley’ which may be of special interest to those who live or once lived in Rowley Village. We would this year like to focus on ‘Local Works, Shops and Businesses from the Past’ and gather together as many photos and … Continue reading

11th March 2016

School Visit – Subject ‘The Pilgrim Fathers’

Last month we were pleased to welcome nearly 40 home school children and their parents. With this first group of the year we looked at the inspirational story of the Pilgrim Fathers. These were the Separatist Puritans, who wanted “Reformation without tarrying for any,” in the closing years of the 16th century and early years of the 17th century. These … Continue reading

10th March 2016

Spring Lectures 2016

The Spring Lectures this year were focused on two lesser known worthies of Church History, that is Gideon Ouseley and Selina Hastings, Countess of Huntingdon. Two fascinating and inspirational lectures were given; the first by Stephen Ford of Snailbeach, Shropshire, and the second by Maurice McCaughey of Bristol. Gideon Ouseley was born in Dunmore, County Galway in 1762. He first … Continue reading