Maxam Publishing


Local history calendars for Birmingham and the West Midlands. Local history books written and published. Old picture postcards bought and sold. Photographic collection of Birmingham & West Midlands public houses based on the Mitchell & Butlers archive.

We have an extensive archive of old photographic images of Birmingham, Smethwick and other selected areas in the Black Country / West Midlands available for reproduction. Please enquire for details. Possibly of use for pub refurbishments.

2020 Vintage Images Calendars available from 6 September 2019.


Click on links below  – 4 great titles to choose from:

Birmingham North & Central Calendar 2020

Birmingham South Calendar 2020

Harborne Calendar 2020

Smethwick, Bearwood & Warley 2020



Old Birmingham North & Central Calendar 2020

Old Birmingham South Calendar 2020

Old Harborne Calendar 2020

 Old Smethwick Bearwood & Warley 2020

Published August 2019, a great book on Ladywood:

In at the Deep End! The Story of Monument Road Baths, Ladywood Birmingham by Norman Bartlam, Ladywood History Group

A5 size softback book, 32 pages, published August 2019 including full colour pictures throughout. History and memories of Monument Road Baths, Ladywood and introducing the new Ladywood Leisure Centre

7.49 including postage and packing (UK only – please enquire for overseas shipping rates)

 Published 28 Nov 2014, a great book on the Lickey Hills:

Vintage Images of Lickey Hills, Rednal & Rubery, Birmingham including Longbridge, Barnt Green, Cofton & Frankley

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Birmingham The Three P’s.  Pubs, Petrol Stations and Parades 1949-1979


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