Publications

All our publications are available directly through the Society.

Postage and packing: Our prices include postage and packing for the U.K. Please consult us for international charges.

IN THE PATH OF THE TORNADO £7

Tornado Booklet

BALSALL HEATH THROUGH TIME £14

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A thoughtfully compiled series of photographs from Balsall Heath's past matched to views from the present. Some informative captions round off this beautifully presented publication.




BALSALL HEATH PAST AND PRESENT  £10

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Superbly compiled book of photographs of the area with captions.




BALSALL HEATH, A HISTORY.  £12  

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Only a few copies left of the definitive work on Balsall Heath's history. Written by Val Hart.




TALES OUT OF SCHOOL £7

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School memories from around the world on various school related topics. A fair number are from Balsall Heath itself.




BROWN PAPER AND GOOSE GREASE  £2

Brown Paper

  Brown Paper and Goose Grease: A Dictionary of Remedies’ was collected by Balsall Heath Local History Society from the memories of older Birmingham people from the days before antibiotics and free health care and Victorian self-help books such as ‘Enquire Within Upon Everything’ published in 1894.





THE FLICKS  £3

The Flicks 

The Flicks celebrates memories of the old days at the cinema in Balsall Heath and the magic of the silver screen, from the early days of silent films to the glamour of the 1950s, through contemporary accounts and peoples’ memories. Did you know that Balsall Heath had a fine collection of six cinemas by the end of 1914 for a population of approximately 40,000?

To order please contact us

val.hart@stpaulstrust.org.uk
0121 464 1890 or 0121 464 4376 or write to us

c/o St. Paul's Community Project Ltd, 
Hertford St,
Balsall Heath,
Birmingam
B12 8NJ.

Postage and packing: Our prices include postage and packing for the U.K. Please consult us for international charges.