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Bournville Heritage Open Day is back for 2019, on Saturday 14th September from 10am-4pm.

Visit George Cadbury’s famous garden village as 15 historic venues open for FREE as part of Heritage Open Days. Enjoy tours, exhibitions, activities and family fun and experience the stunning architecture and design of this very special community.

Venues opening include:

Selly Manor Museum: A Tudor manor and medieval hall rebuilt by the Cadbury family.

The Rest House: Built in 1914 and now home to the Carillon Visitor Centre.

The Carillon: Join tours to climb the tower + enjoy magnificent views of the village. Pre-booking essential. Free tickets will be available from 15th July with a link on this page.

Bournville Village Primary School: See the central hall decorated with frescoes. Closes at 3pm.

Quaker Meeting House: Built in 1905, a Y-shaped building designed by W.A. Harvey.

St Francis Church: Early Christian basilica style church, consecrated in 1925.

The Bournville Experience: An interactive visitor experience on the Cadbury World site.

The Church of the Holy Prince Lazar: A beautiful Serbian Orthodox Church with spectacular frescoes.

Fircroft College of Adult Education: Six acres of gardens at George Cadbury Junior’s former home.

Woodbrooke: Discover the garden and grounds of one of George Cadbury’s houses.

Bournville Almshouses: A rare chance to tour the Almshouses built in 1898 for Richard Cadbury. Pre-booking essential. Free tickets will be available from 15th July with a link on this page.

And NEW for 2019…

Rowheath Pavilion: Built in 1924 as a sports and social centre for Cadbury factory workers.

The Beeches Hotel and Conference Centre: A beautiful historic building built in the early 1900’s by the Cadbury family.

Bournville Model Boat Club: Founded in the early 1900’s at Rowheath Park – come along and see these splendid boats sailing.

The Bournville Society and Bournville Works Housing Society: Visit Bournville Village Trust’s head office at 350 Bournville Lane for an exhibition of local photographs titled The Sweet Life in Bournville.

More details  and a map will be available on this page closer to the date of the event.

For up-to-date event news, please visit the Bournville Heritage Open Day 2019 Facebook page.

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