23rd May 2017 Members were given a tour by Duncan Coombes of Pershore Horticultural College around the various specifically planted gardens and agrotech centre, after which exertion a reviving afternoon tea was gratefully consumed. The visit provided a fascinating insight into modern day horticulture utilising new technology and growing forContinue Reading

The Man and Woman Behind the Music 4th April 2017 As a child, Edward studied the music available to him in his father’s shop, taught himself to play several instruments, and started composing at the age of ten. Later, Edward took over from his father as organist at St George’sContinue Reading

3rd March 2017 Following a well attended AGM, Chris and Karen Cronin gave a fascinating presentation of their efforts in transforming what was once Croom Court’s overgrown kitchen garden, into a lovely example of how it would have originally looked. Rose beds have been planted, derelict greenhouses replaced and everythingContinue Reading

1st November 2016 A fascinating talk was given by Clive Mathews Chief Executive of the Avon Navigation Trust on some of the recent history of the trust and the River Avon.A slide show was given detailing some of the disasters and successes of navigation on the river including the nowContinue Reading

4th October 2016 An enthusiastic group of people arrived to learn more about how troops were sustained with the aid of plum jam during WW1.A visitor from Stratford had called in after seeing the talk advertised in the Heritage Centre and presented a poem written by his 7 year oldContinue Reading

7th September 2016 We were welcomed in the foyer of The Other Place by our guides Jack and Tricia and taken to the first level of the building where the purpose and ethos of the Royal Shakespeare Company and buildings was explained and in particular the structure of the building,Continue Reading

28th July 2016 Members and friends assembled in the new Welcome Centre for a visit to Spetchley Park Gardens and from where the wind turbine could be seen across the fields working well in the breeze. We were introduced to David Pollitt volunteer gardener and guide who gave us backgroundContinue Reading

12th May 2016 Our first stop on the Herefordshire Black and White Village Trail was at the lovely medieval town of Leominster. A popular destination there was the Old Merchant’s House in the corner of Corn Square, now a café and Antiques centre. This was the first of the manyContinue Reading

26th April 2016 There was an extra large turnout for an evening with raconteur Henry Sandon MBE in St. Andrews Hall as he is well known to many of us considering Pershore his second home having held some workshops in this very building in 1976. What is not always knownContinue Reading