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Acme Whistle Factory

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 Wednesday 10th. July 2013 at 2.00pm

Come and join us on a "whistle stop tour" of a historic Birmingham factory, Acme Whistles, in Birmingham's Jwellery Quarter. 

It was originally opened by Joseph Hudson, the man who won the 1883 competition to replace and update the Metropolitan Police rattle. Since then, it is claimed, every whistle made in the world can be traced to the principles of Joseph’s designs. Now with some 85 products sold all around the world, Acme Whistles employs 50 people in their listed building at 244 Barr Street, making not only whistles for a multitude of purposes (to date, 200 million of the Thunderer” modelalone) but also bird calls, sound effect devices and the famous clicker used in the D-Day landings. For more information visit their website, Acme Whistle.

There is a small charge of £12.50 per person for this visit but it does include tea and cakes.

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