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Welcome to the website of Revolutionary Players, a project supported by the New Opportunities Fund focusing on the history of the Industrial Revolution in the West Midlands in Britain between the years 1700 and 1830.

The region became internationally significant for achievements in science, industry, art and culture.
The website contains images of many resources from museums, archives end libraries representing the history of the period. There are four main ways of accessing this material: Time, Place, People and Theme.

You can also read Articles on historical subjects, enter the Digital Library of primary sources, explore a Gallery of images and create your own Album of items from the site.

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The image is based on 'The Face of the Moon', c.1795, by John Russell 1745-1806.
The original is in Soho House Museum, Handsworth, Birmingham