Pershore Wellbeing Hub – March 2022 At the recent AGM held in St. Andrews Hall on 4th March, an informative talk was given by Elizabeth Scott on the formation of the Pershore Wellbeing Hub currently situated at No.4 High Street. The intention is to refer people who visit the hubContinue Reading

3, Bridge Street, Pershore: Tulips and Duellists Pershore Civic Society Member Mark Axtell Powell presented the Society’s President John Alexander with a copy of “3, Bridge Street, Pershore: Tulips and Duellists” a book commissioned by Mark to record the social history of this prominent Grade 2 listed Georgian Townhouse whichContinue Reading

Deborah Overton – ‘2 Abbots, 4 Manors & 2 Parishes’ A fascinating talk was given by Deborah Overton who for 28 years was a landscape archaeologist with Worcestershire Archaeology Service. She looked at the development of Pershore as a settlement from the Iron Age onwards with a focus on theContinue Reading

Pershore Station, or A Liverish Journey First Class The train at Pershore station was waiting that Sunday night Gas light on the platform, in my carriage electric light, Gas light on frosty evergreens, electric on Empire wood, The Victorian world and the present in a moment’s neighbourhood. There was noContinue Reading

Visit: Kevin O’Neil’s Organic Orchard – October 2021 Walcot Nursery, Walcot Lane, Drakes BroughtonWednesday 6 October 2021 A keen group of Civic Society members thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Walcot Nursery on a warm, windless October evening. Kevin’s business took shape 20 years ago when he first purchased a nearbyContinue Reading

Chairman’s Letter: PCS Strategic Vision 2021 Having promised a Strategic Vision for this year, I think that I would like to extend the time horizon into 3 categories focussing on the near term (this year), medium(2-3 years) and long term (5 years). Please regard this vision as more of aContinue Reading

Visit to Cotswold Churches with Tim Bridges – September 2021 There was an air of excited anticipation as members of the Civic Society set off towards Gloucestershire on a bright and sunny Autumn morning. This was our first outing for nearly two years – Covid 19 having caused postponement ofContinue Reading