Antiques at the Manor House Museum

Visitors to the Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road, West Bromwich are being treated to something different this weekend as an Antiques and Collectables fair descends on this fabulous 13th century building, once the medieval Manor House for West Bromwich.

This  Sunday 15  July, starting at 8.30am visitors can browse the stalls for something unique, with a wide variety of antiques, collectables and nick nacks.

Jane Hanney, Museums Services Manager said: “The event runs until 2.30pm, so there is plenty of time to get back for the World Cup Final!

“It is great to do something different like this in the surroundings of this fabulous building so we are hoping lots of people will come along and enjoy what’s on offer. ”

There will also be drinks and light refreshments available in the buttery tearoom throughout the afternoon.

If you would like to come back and learn more about the building itself and its 800 years of history then The Manor House Museum, Hall Green Road is open on Fridays and Sundays throughout August between 11am-3pm.

Visitors can explore the old beams at their own pace with self guided tours. Take a walk around the 13th century Great Hall, visit the 16th century kitchen and learn what life would have been like during the years of the 19th century tenements.

With a history starting in 1270 there is lots to learn about and there will also be activities for young visitors and cream teas will be available inside the buttery tearoom.

Guided Tours will take place on Sundays only- every 15 minutes past the hour.

For more information visit www.sandwell.gov.uk/museums or call 0121 588 2985.

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