Dr. Jim Reynolds – Birds as Bio Indicators A fascinating talk was given on 26th April by Pershore resident Dr. Jim Reynolds a lecturer in Ornithology and Animal Conservation at Birmingham University.He showed slides of his many visits to Ascension Island together with descriptions of what is being learnt thereContinue Reading

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

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

Talk: Keith Goddard – Avon Boating via Zoom – April 2021 Keith Goddard presented a fascinating selection of photos of life on the River Avon during the last century including a picture of the original Watergate which was demolished during the 1950s in order to facilitate better navigation of theContinue Reading

Talk: Chris Bristow – Otto Edouard Leopold von Bismarck via Zoom – February 2021 Pershore Civic Society met together via Zoom on the evening of 2nd February 2021 to receive an informative and highly entertaining presentation from Chris Bristow, Civic Society Treasurer on the topic of “Otto Edouard Leopold von BismarckContinue Reading

Talk: David Birtwhistle – Through the Eyes of an Artist via Zoom – January 2021 As most events planned for this winter have had to be postponed, we were lucky to be able to have our first Zoom presentation by local artist David Birtwhistle who in this Part 1 showedContinue Reading

Talk: Dennis Williams – Pershore Airfield February 4th 2020 A fascinating talk presented by Dennis Williams covering the years when both Defford and Pershore (known locally as Throckmorton) airfields were used by the Royal Radar Establishment for flight trials. Both having ceased operations by 1981.Continue Reading

Croome – Restoration and Plans for the Future Talk – October 1st 2019 Michael proved to be a charismatic and knowledgeable member of the NT whose enthusiasm for the Croome project was much in evidence. He gave a history of the Croome lands after the Norman invasion when it wasContinue Reading