Handsworth’s heritage gives all the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of founders of the industrial revolution thanks to the Handsworth Heritage Trail launching this Friday 11th March, 2pm at Soho House.

The trail showcases the historic buildings across Handsworth and provides an ideal opportunity to promote Handsworth to local people and attract new visitors to the area

The idea to create the trail emerged several months ago when Handsworth Neighbourhood Manager Tracey Thorne discovered that many local people haven’t visited local heritage sites such as Soho House and Museum.

Tracey brought together a number of local residents to walk round the area taking photos of places of historic interest.  A steering group was then formed, including representatives from Handsworth Historical Society, English Heritage, Soho House, St Mary’s Church and local residents.

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