The Weoley Castle Ruins: A Testament to Birmingham’s Medieval Past

Nestled in the suburbs of Birmingham, the Weoley Castle ruins serve as a stark reminder of the city’s vibrant and often tumultuous medieval history. While today only ruins remain, the sheer magnitude of the site gives visitors a glimpse of its former splendor. This essay delves into the history, architectural significance, and modern relevance of … Read more

History of Northfield

A group of Anglo-Saxons travelling through the Forest of Feckenham. In the north of the oak forest they come across a feld or clearing amongst the trees. Nearby is a small river, a good place to settle and build a village. They cleared high land overlooking the fertile valley of the river Rea. The farming … Read more