Did You Know!
bayc has seen 6 Monarchs, 28 changes of Prime Minister and has been in existence since before:
Marie Curie discovered radioactivity
The first flight of the Wright Brothers
Einstein published his Theory of Relativity
Lord Baden-Powell starts the Boy Scouts
Suffragettes demonstrate in London
The Board of Education was established in Britain
Secondary Education was introduced
The Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act
The Pulitzer Prize was first awarded
1898 bayc founded by Dame Elizabeth Cadbury.
1910 Becomes Birmingham Union of Girls Clubs.
1914 Association based in Oozells Street, city centre. President Mrs Walter Barrow.
1920 Association based in Victoria Square, city centre.
1921 President Mrs George Cadbury. Members Council in place. Leaders Council in place.
1927 Mrs Joyce Cadbury in the Chair.
1932 Association based in Newhall Street, city centre.
1933 Association based in Summer Lane, Birmingham.
1934 President Dame Elizabeth Cadbury MA, JP.
1936 Association based in Dudley Street, city centre.
1942 Association based in Bristol Road, Edgbaston. Windmill House acquired.
1943 137 clubs in affiliation.
1944 Becomes Birmingham Association of Girls Clubs. President Wilfred Martineau.
1946 Becomes Birmingham Association of Girls and Mixed Clubs.
1948 50 Years Celebrations. 150 clubs in affiliation.
1952 Vice-President Mrs Joyce Cadbury.
1953 President Mrs Joyce Cadbury.
1958 60 Years Celebrations.
1959 Association based in Spring Road, Edgbaston.
1961 Becomes Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs.
1962 Postal Appeal first started.
1969 7 Part-time Field Officers appointed.
1973 Windmill House extended.
1974 First edition of LINK magazine.
1978 Mrs Joyce Cadbury celebrates her Silver Jubilee as President.
1979 Mrs Joyce Cadbury receives OBE.
1983 The Studio Barn acquired.
1984 bayc awarded Birmingham Civic Society Forward Prize.
1987 Mrs Joyce Cadbury retires as President. Mr Michael Cadbury becomes President.
1990 The Duke & Duchess of Gloucester open new wing at Windmill House.
1996 Central Youth Groups joins the bayc family.
1998 Associations Centenary Celebrations.
2006 Association based in Pershore Road, Selly Park.