Final Redesign

Smart Tactics and a Taste for the Avant-Garde+ A Tercentenary Tribute to Lord Coventry of Croome – November 2022 A fascinating and informative talk on the creation of Croome Court as we know it today by Dr. Catherine Gordon who is an architectural historian, author and historic building consultant. SheContinue Reading

Visit to Hook Norton Brewery – September 2022 A party of 15 travelled across the North Cotswolds to the village of Hook Norton and the brewery which bears its name. After a good lunch, for some of us, we were ready to meet Leon our guide and start on ourContinue Reading

Judy Dale – Abbey Bells Pershore Civic Society’s talks began again this week after the summer break.  Sadly Deborah Overton, for health reasons, was unable to give her talk but has promised to do so next year. We had an ‘in house’ illustrated talk about the Abbey bells – beginningContinue Reading

Visit to Woodchester Mansion – July 2022 On a glorious July day, 11 members gathered to visit this extraordinary and unique Victorian Gothic Revival house hidden in a deep valley in Gloucestershire. Owned by William Leigh in 1856, and using two architects, Charles Hansom and Benjamin Bucknall, it was neverContinue Reading

Visit to Stanway House, a Jacobean Manor House – June 2022 The house has a long history having been owned by the same family for 500 years. The Earl of Wemyss is the current owner.25 Members were treated to a fascinating tour of the house by Paul, our entertaining andContinue Reading

Visit to Worcester – May 2022 15 members were treated to a most interesting and enjoyable day in Worcester, hosted by Worcester Civic Society.  We were welcomed to their newly-opened History and Heritage Pod in the Crowngate Shopping Centre.  This impressive space includes a Timeline covering Worcester’s history in theContinue Reading

Dr. Jim Reynolds – Birds as Bio Indicators A fascinating talk was given on 26th April by Pershore resident Dr. Jim Reynolds a lecturer in Ornithology and Animal Conservation at Birmingham University.He showed slides of his many visits to Ascension Island together with descriptions of what is being learnt thereContinue Reading