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Players set to wield their mini instruments to herald Dudley heritage
4:51pm Wednesday 4th September 2013 in Local
A BAND that proves size does not always matter will be wielding their mini instruments in Dudley to herald Heritage Open Day.
The Black Country Ukulele Players (BCUPS) will be performing on the steps of Dudley Council House, Priory Road, to welcome visitors to the national event on Saturday September 14.
The civic centre will be the focus for a wide range of attractions to mark the English Heritage organized event.
Councillor Alan Finch, Mayor of Dudley, said: “We are looking forward to hosting the Heritage Open Day event and hope to see people of all ages coming along to enjoy the activities on offer. The Black Country Ukulele Band is sure to give everyone a warm welcome on the day.”
For details about heritage open day go to www.discoverdudley.org.uk and click on events.
Meanwhile All Saints' Church, Vicar Street, Sedgley, will be open on Heritage Open Day from 10.30 am to 3.30pm.
There will be displays on local history topics, focusing on families commemorated in windows and wall plaques. The recently researched histories of families who lived at The Limes flats in Catholic Lane will also be revealed.
Members of Sedgley Local History Society and the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry will be on hand to answer questions and encourage visitors to research their own families.
A Craft Fair will be held in the church hall. St Chad's Church, Catholic Lane, Sedgley will be open with displays on the history of the Roman Catholic church in Sedgley.
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