A Better Place to Shop: The Story of Beatties

Wolverhampton City Archives
4 January 2014 - 12 April 2014

This exhibition features catalogued material relating to Wolverhampton’s famous department store from its opening in 1877, right up to present day.

90th Anniversary of Wolverhampton Trolleybuses

Wolverhampton City Archives
15 October 2013 - 21 December 2013

This display of history and memorabilia by the West Midlands Transport Circle looks back and celebrates what was, at one time, the world’s largest trolleybus system.

Born to Work

Wolverhampton City Archives
4 October 2013 - 21 December 2013

An exhibition of Nick Hedges’ photographic observation of working life at Bilston Steelworks and other companies between 1976 and 1978.

Wolverhampton Motor Industry Exhibition

Wolverhampton City Archives
3 August 2013 - 30 September 2013

An exhibition looking at the history of the motor industry in Wolverhampton, including Guy Motors and Sunbeam.

A Backward Glance

Wolverhampton City Archives
2 August 2013 - 30 August 2013

An exhibition of early 20th and 21st century photography by Sid and Chris Manley. This exhibition offers a unique social viewpoint of the world between the two world wars, giving us a personal perspective of a time gone by.

Wolverhampton and the Newcomen Engine in 1712

Wolverhampton City Archives
1 June 2013 - 31 July 2013

This exhibition includes pictures and documents that show why the Wolverhampton Civic and Historical Society think the Industrial Revolution actually started in our city.

Beckminster Art Group Exhibition

Wolverhampton City Archives
2 February 2013 - 15 February 2013

Exhibition of watercolour and pen and ink studies produced by Beckminster Art Group students in response to a request from Wolverhampton City Archives to produce a new design for the City of Wolverhampton cards.

Open All Hours

Wolverhampton City Archives
16 January 2013 - 31 May 2013

The appearance of our high street has changed many times throughout history and in this exhibition we look at some of the shops and eating places that were once familiar to shoppers in the Wolverhampton area.

Taking Account of our Past

Wolverhampton City Archives
1 October 2012 - 31 December 2012

Find out about the story of the Smith, Son and Wilkie accountants cataloguing project, including behind the scenes images of conservation and storage of the records.

Wolverhampton Olympians

Wolverhampton City Archives
1 July 2012 - 30 September 2012

Explore Wolverhampton’s long history with the Olympics. Archive photos, objects and other paraphernalia will be on display highlighting previous Wolverhampton Olympians and Paralympians.