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A church at the centre of a major restoration, and a masonic temple, are among the borough buildings opening for Heritage Weekend

A church at the centre of a major restoration, and a masonic temple, are among the borough buildings opening for Heritage Weekend.

From September 8-11, historic houses and stately homes will be throwing open their doors to take part in the nationwide event.

There will also be activities to celebrate more modest buildings, Knowle Library have organised an exhibition about a village grocer’s.

Here’s a list of the local sites that are taking part in this year’s programme:

n Baddesley Clinton, Rising Lane (Sep 10, 11am-5pm).

n Knowle’s First Grocer Shop, Knowle Library (Sep 8, 10am-7pm, Sep 9, 10am-5pm, Sep 10, 10am-2pm).

n Knowle Parish Church, High Street, Knowle (Sep 10, 9.30am-1pm).

n Malvern Hall, Brueton Avenue, Solihull (Sept 10, 10am-4pm).

n Packwood House, Packwood Lane, Lapworth (Sep 10, 11am-4.30pm).

n Solihull Masonic Temple, Warwick Road, Knowle (Sep 9, 10 & 11, 10am-4pm).

n Knowle Society Local History Centre, Knowle Library (Sep 10, 10.30am-1.30pm).

n Temple Balsall Autumn Fair, Temple Balsall (Sep 10, 12noon-5pm),

n Umberslade Baptist Church, Spring Lane, Hockley Heath (Sep 10 & Sep 11, 11am-3pm).

To find out more about the places taking part in this year’s event, go to www.heritageopendays.org.uk

 

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