NEWS

This page is here to contain any items of news about the society and its activities. It iwll be updated from time to time as things happen or events are organised. Watch this space.

Our Programme of Talks

We are happy to announce that we have re-established our schedule of talks for the second half of our 2020-21 season., starting in January.

For our whole programme see here

The first event of the year was on 28 January 2021 at 7:30pm – a talk, using Zoom,  by Max Keen on “Sir Francis Drake: England’s greatest mariner?“.

Our second talk – again by Zoom – was on  25 February. Richard Carter talked on “Medieval Pilgrimage, with reference to Worcester and Evesham

We held our very successful third talk on 25 March with Roger Butler talking about Canals and Waterways

So now we come to our April talk, which will be on Thursday 29 April. at 7:30pm Max Hunt will tell the story of the village of Shelsley Walsh from medieval times to the 20th century

. For more details, including the Zoom login details, see here

AGM

We have now agreed to hold our AGM by a rather complicated “hybrid” method. The papers, including voting methods, will be sent to Society members by email or hardcopy post. This will culminate in a Zoom “meeting” on Thursday 22 April. We will be sending more information to members soon.

 

St Lawrence’s Church

We congratulate our partners, the Churches Conservation Trust, on the restoration work  being carried out at St Lawrence’s church through the government’s Culture Recovery Fund. We will say more about our partnership with the CCT in due course.

 

Research Facilities

We are continuing to expand and index the facilities held by the Society for research into topics of historical interest, including books and papers at our “library” in Church Lench and in storage at The Hive in Worcester – and also our collection of digital images. This available – to Society members only. If you have a specific interest or are looking for a specific item,, please let us know.