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

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

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

During ‘Lockdown’ I spent time going through papers relating to the repairs of Pershore Abbey over the centuries. In the past ten years there have been problems at the east end of the church – amongst the documents I found reports of two Bat Surveys. I was absorbed trying toContinue Reading

June 30th 2018 Another fascinating morning with maps and photos past and present placed around the main hall in St. Andrews. In addition Roger Smith brought his collection of postcards and photos acquired over the years and Chris Ludlow brought his laptop showing photos taken and acquired of family, friendsContinue Reading

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 fromContinue Reading

9th July 2016 This was the first time a WestMASA (West Midland Amenity Societies Association) meeting has been held in Pershore and to which Pershore Civic Society members were invited. Representatives were present from as far afield as: Sutton Coldfield, Bewdley, Atherstone, Malvern, Droitwch and Harbury. Our Chairman Judy DaleContinue Reading