Avoncroft Museum
Credit: Mike Goodwin

15th century Bromsgrove house
See Avoncroft Museum.

Our Membership List can be seen below.

To become a member

We have plenty of room to include your society.
For membership details, please contact our chairman, Steve Cowperthwaite.

All Saints Art Club

Painting for pleasure in watercolour, pastel, acrylic & oils. Anyone wishing to learn to paint is welcome ~ experienced guidance given. Meets every Monday 7.30-9.30pm

All & Sundry

We aim to get as many people as possible involved in live theatre. People from all backgrounds and abilities ~ all ages 8 and above

Avoncroft Arts Society

We provide groups in the following: Art in all mediums, Drawing, Pottery, Art Textiles, Sugarcraft, Embroidery and Folk Dancing. We also have lots of weekend

Avoncroft Folk Dance Group

We are a traditional folk dance group that enjoys anything from Barn Dances to those in Pride and Pejudice. A mix of Playford, English Country

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings

England’s original open-air museum has a collection of over 30 buildings (14th to 20th centuries) rescued from destruction and rebuilt on a beautiful parkland site. Highlights include

Avoncroft Young Embroiderers

We are a group of young people (aged from about 7) and our adult helpers who meet once a month to learn and explore the

Barnt Green Choral Society

We are a mixed voice choir of about 70 singing members, meeting for rehearsals on Monday evenings, and perform 4 concerts a year.

Blackwell Concert Band

We are a friendly concert band who play a range of repertoire at outdoor and indoor events throughout the year, open to players of all

Bromsgrove Amateur Strings

Friendly group for adults of approximately Grade 3 - 8 standard offering the opportunity to play string music together, performing regularly. All welcome, no audition

Bromsgrove Community Choir

Bromsgrove Community Choir is for people of all ages and abilities who enjoy singing whether they think they can sing or not.

Bromsgrove Concerts

Promoting recitals of professional chamber music concerts, staging each year up to 8 concerts per season in Artrix.

Bromsgrove District Council - Arts Development

The service is responsible for the strategic development of the arts throughout the Bromsgrove District. This includes working with a range of artists, organisations and

Bromsgrove Festival

The Bromsgrove Festival organises a month long programme of arts and cultural events every summer. Its aim is to provide a diverse and exciting range

Bromsgrove Folk Club and Festival

Bringing the best in folk, roots and acoustic music to North Worcestershire, encouraging development and continuation of folk arts and performance within the community.

Bromsgrove International Young Musicians' Competition

The BIMC is now an independent charity based at the Routh Concert Hall at Bromsgrove School. It runs ‘The Bromsgrove’, an international competition for talented young instrumentalists

Bromsgrove Library

We are a busy community library offering books, audio books and e-audio books, e-magazines, free computer access and online reference resources. We hold on-off and

Bromsgrove Music Centre

Bromsgrove Music Centre (BMC) is one of a network of Music Centres which are organised by Severn Arts. BMC provides opportunities for children and young

Bromsgrove Operatic Society

BOS promotes amateur participation in local arts. Each May we perform a major musical production and also an autumn concert.

Bromsgrove Photographic Society

Formed in 1950, the Society has embraced the changes in technology and continues to practice and share the craft and art of photography within a

Bromsgrove School

Bromsgrove School has made considerable alterations to Routh Hall, transforming it into a first class concert venue for Bromsgrove. In addition there is a new

SJP Theatre Arts

SJP Theatre Arts offers Dance tuition to all ages in commercial jazz, modern, ballet, tap, ballroom, latin, rock n roll and salsa

Bromsgrove Town Crier

Kevin Ward, Town Crier and Bellman to the Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Bromsgrove. Available as Town Crier or Toastmaster. Talks

Bromsgrove Ukelele Club

Bromsgrove Ukulele Club is a friendly crowd of Ukulele enthusiasts playing all genres of music from Rock/pop to Folk/Blues. Beginners always welcome.

Christine Harmer

 Designer and maker of enamelled jewellery. Many events attended in and around the region. Taster sessions in enamelling for individuals and small groups available at the studio

Creative Art Showcase

Creativity is inspirational and adds to everyone's lives. Creative Arts Showcase is a registered charity No. 1198055. Our passion is to bring Creativity in all

David Morgan Music Trust

Supporting musical education of young people in the Bromsgrove District by offering grants and involving them in projects which will improve their musical skill and

Dragon Music

Dragon Music provides music education for schools, adult education, and runs Bromsgrove Rock School and the music sessions at Bromsgrove Youth Hub

Fairfield Flicks

Fairfield Flicks (Fairfield Village Community Organisation) is a voluntary run community cinema and live music venue. Our goal is to bring people together, to reduce

Festive Classics

Festive Classics was formed in 2013 to promote classical music in both the Bromsgrove Festival and elsewhere when the occasion arises.

Friends of St John's

Passionate about the heritage of our town, the Friends of St John’s organise community based events and initiative to raise funds for the ongoing maintenance, restoration and

Jestaminute Community Theatre

We are a social enterprise (a not-for-profit company) whose objects are to use performance and media arts to enhance the life and wellbeing, and to

Lickey Hills Art Society

 Meet the first Saturday each month (not January) at Longbridge Methodist Church. Demonstrations and two exhibitions per year - new members are welcome.

Orchestra of St John

A chamber orchestra of invited players from the local area with an emphasis on providing opportunities for young people.

Rubery Drama Group

Producing live amateur theatre for over 60 years for the community of Rubery and the surrounding areas

Someone at the Door

Someone-at-the-Door was formed in 1998 and is a thriving Bromsgrove based Samba Band which aims to create the rhythms and techniques for Brazilian bateria instruments. The

South Birmingham Guild of Silk Painters

To promote the art and craft of silk painting. We encourage the exchange of ideas and information together, displaying the work in exhibitions in and

St John's Music

St John's Choir is a strong and vibrant choir who sing a wide repertoire of sacred music at regular services including a monthly choral evensong.

Stage Door Dance Academy

Established in Stoke Prior in 1994, the Stage Door is a friendly, professional dance and performing arts school. It offers a range of disciplines including

The Ancient Court Leet and Court Baron of the Manor of Bromsgrove

Bromsgrove Court Leet has existed since 1199. Today we uphold the traditions of the past through events held in the town and support local charities.

The Bromsgrove Society

The Bromsgrove Society is a joint civic and history society which holds regular history talks, a summer schooland occasional events. It also keeps a watch on

The Housman Society

Promoting knowledge and appreciation of the life and works of AE Housman and his family and the causes of poetry & literature in general

The Midland Sinfonia

The Midland Sinfonia est. in 1995 is a professional orchestra based in Alvechurch and performing mainly in St Laurence Church, Alvechurch.  This season an Education

The Norton Collection

A lifetime’s collection of Bromsgrove memorabilia. Special emphasis on the Bromsgrove Guild, but many other notable Bromsgrove displays, personalities, paraphernalia and a street of Edwardian shops.

Theatre Train

Meeting every Saturday at Artrix during term time - explore & create musical theatre through classes in dance, acting & singing. Ages 6 to 18.

Wild Hollowfields

Hosts arts, archaeology and wildlife events at a stunning farmland location. Talks, guided walks, workshops and exhibitions.


Promoting the written & spoken word. Everyone welcome. Come and join us at our pop-up sessions, held at different venues. Listen to speakers and performers from across