The Lickey Hills Local History Society

About the LHLHS
Time Line - coming soon
Military Activity
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Welcome to The Lickey Hills Local History Society website, which provides information about the Society, our research, and our programme of talks.
We warmly welcome visitors to any of the talks. No need to book, just turn up! All you need is an interest in local history.

Next Events:


August 2023: Our programme for 2023/2024 - this is now available

September 2021:

Val Hunt


The Society is sad to report the death of our much loved Committee member, Val Hunt.

She was a respected fellow researcher and friend. We will miss her enthusiasm, and sense of fun.

We send our heartfelt condolences to her family.

Rest in peace, Val.

February 2017: New Section: Historic Military Activity on the Lickey Hills. Two centuries of military activity investigated.
September 2016: The Joliffe family and the Last Great Days of Cofton Hall by Charles Blount publication from 1980 is now available to view.
Summer 2015: New Section: People - People of interest people who are connected to the local area in some way.

This is an evolving project so please keep visiting as we hope to keep adding more information.

If you have any queries or information to give us please E-mail us at and we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible.

Where the source is known all photos and articles are attributed. Where the source is unknown this will be stated. All the rest belongs to the Society. You are welcome to use the information here, providing all the sources are acknowledged.