3rd October 2017 A talk was given by Keith Goddard one of the extremely knowledgeable trustees of Number 8, beginning with a little of the history of the building originally called Portland House and much more about the conversion from a very rundown building to a community centre featuring a
23rd September 2017 Our group was led into a spacious quadrangle to see the elegant Victorian Almshouses. These were dedicated in 1864 as homes for the retired workers from the Madresfield estate and the poor of the parish. From the outset the community enjoyed daily Anglo-Catholic worship which continues to
17th July 2017 A party of 14 met outside EVG now know as Springhill Farms (Pershore)Ltd in Blackminster before assembling in reception to be welcomed by John Mathews. He gave a brief history of the company, owned by the two Sicilian Billie brothers still very much involved after 22 years.
8th July 2017 Approximately 200 people attended this year’s display of old photos of Pershore in St. Andrews Hall enjoying reminiscing and identifying places, people and dates.Even more photos were enjoyed via the digital expertise of Chris Ludlow who showed not only photos inherited from his parents but many from
23rd May 2017 Members were given a tour by Duncan Coombes of Pershore Horticultural College around the various specifically planted gardens and agrotech centre, after which exertion a reviving afternoon tea was gratefully consumed. The visit provided a fascinating insight into modern day horticulture utilising new technology and growing for