1946   The Inter-Varsity Club started in London,
originally as a club for undergraduates on vacation.

1954   Birmingham Branch inaugurated as a subsidiary of London IVC
Now mainly for recent graduates.
Office 142 Suffolk Street.
Activities – Country Walking, Scottish Dancing, Bridge, Squash,
Table Tennis, Theatre, Debating.

1955   Membership – 94 male, 139 female, 233 total.
Membership fee 10/- (50p).

1957   Started to lease farmhouse – Llwyn-onn Isaf near Barmouth.

1958   Birmingham Inter-Varsity Club became independent of London 3rd Nov.

1959   Premises acquired at 90a Hurst Street.

1962   First new year weekend.

1967   Maximum age of 40 introduced (removed in 1979).

1969   Leased 65 Barwick Street (top floor).
Membership: 130 male, 195 female, 325 total.
(kept to maximum 3:2 female:male).
Average age 28.

1988  Bought 291 Corporation Street for £40,000 (near Aston Expressway).
(Barwick Street being re-develpoed, lease not renewed)
Average age 33.

1993   Left farmhouse (when lease not renewed).

1994   Became company limited by guarantee (as easier to own property).

1998   Sold Corporation Street premises for £38,000.
Membership fee reduced to £25.