How to Read a Church by Leigh-Anne Beattie – Oct 2023 An exploration of the collection of the Churches Conservation Trust In this fascinating talk Leigh-Anne Beattie discussed the background of the CCT and its work, and use examples from its collection to demonstrate how to ‘read’ a church.   TheContinue Reading

7 Towns in Worcestershire – September 2023 Worcestershire’s historic towns: a heritage at risk from 1960s progress. Graham Gooderham introduced the film, explaining that whilst working for Worcs. County Council in 1967 he was asked to provide a film covering seven riverside towns in the county: Malvern, Tenbury, Evesham, Pershore,Continue Reading

Avonreach Academy and Pershore Civic Society Citizenship Awards 2023 The 2023 results are in, and the awards have been presented by Pershore Civic Society Chairman Michael Hodges and Avonreach Academy CEO Phil Hanson to students who have demonstrated outstanding citizenship! This year’s winners are featured in the accompanying gallery ofContinue Reading

Visit to Shelsley Walsh Water Mill and Hill Climb – August 2023 On a sunny early September morning, the North Worcestershire village of Shelsley Walsh (population circa 45) appeared calm and tranquil as the group of sixteen members of the Pershore Civic Society arrived for a visit. Then the silenceContinue Reading

Visit To The Arly Arboretum – July 2023 Eleven members of Pershore Civic Society visited Arley Arboretum which includes the beautifully restored Italian Garden and a magical Magnolia Garden with a spectacular display of rhodedendrums and azaleas, together with a fine collection of acers and other special tree species.Upon arrivalContinue Reading

Aldi Consultation Begins Pershore Civic Society members have been advised that a website has been launched to capture feedback that will assist the design process for the proposed new Aldi Supermarket to be located on the site of the existing Pershore Indoor Marlet.It can also be confirmed that an in-personContinue Reading