Moats, Mills and Fish Ponds – Deborah Overton “Local historian and archaeologist Deborah Overton spoke at a well-attended meeting at St Andrews on Tuesday 6th February 2024. Everyone was congratulated for braving the driving rain! Water was very much a topic of conversation from that point onwards.Deborah’s talk on Mills,Continue Reading

Pershore Georgian Christmas Fayre 2023 Friday 24th November 2023 was the date selected for the Pershore Christmas Lights Switch-On. Father Christmas and one of his elves got the party going. The Pershore Abbey Choir provided a musical lead for Christmas carols before the button was pressed. Pershore’s streets then becameContinue Reading

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