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Birmingham Heritage: Stirchley Baths FREE
Stirchley Baths was opened for swimming & bathing in 1911 and closed in 1986. Explore the building & how the community saved it. It is a Grade 2 Listed building which was saved by community action and reopened in 2015 as a community centre. This is an opportunity to take a look around this much loved building and view images of by-gone Stirchley.
Learn how people bathed and washed clothes before they had bathrooms. Do you know how much it cost to go swimming in 1911 and how much staff earned? You will discover this and so much more. Also explore how the community saved the building. How would you have gone about it?