An illustrated talk by Simon Inglis—The development of indoor swimming pools with particular reference to Moseley Road Baths

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The Victorian Society – Birmingham & West Midlands Group

 

Wednesday 12th January 2011

The development of indoor swimming pools with particular reference to Moseley Road Baths, past and present

An illustrated talk by Simon Inglis

7.30pm at the Council House

Cost £4.00

Did you know that since the 1846 Baths and Wash Houses Act Britain became the first European nation since Ancient Rome to facilitate the building of public baths?

Simon Inglis is an architectural historian specialising in sport and recreational buildings.

As the editor of the English Heritage series of books ‘Played in Britain’ he has researched the background of the development of swimming pools and will explain the importance historically and architecturally of our own Moseley Road Baths.