We have a programme of monthly events planned for 2022: a mix of talks and outings, subject of course to the weather and any government restrictions. Watch this space…

NB To contribute towards the costs of refreshments and other expenses, for talks and presentations (other than the Mayor’s Lecture) a donation of £2 for members, £3 for non-members would be appreciated.

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The Building Stones of Worcester

The Guildhall Worcester High Street, Worcester, Worcestershire

Meet Jan Scrine outside the Guildhall for a stroll around the city, taking a different view of our heritage! Allow an hour and a half; suitable for the mobility impaired.

The Building Stones of Worcester

The Guildhall Worcester High Street, Worcester, Worcestershire

From St Albans to The Card Shop – meet Jan Scrine outside the Guildhall in the High Street at 7.15pm for a stroll around the city, taking a different view of our townscape! Allow an hour and a half; suitable for the mobility impaired. You are welcome to join us for a 'swift half' in …

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Explore the Blue Plaques around the City

The Guildhall Worcester High Street, Worcester, Worcestershire

Have you ever stopped to look at a Blue Plaque? Come with us and discover the many and varied achievements which have earned our famous and historic Citizens a Blue Plaque. A leisurely stroll visiting some of the 34 Plaques in Worcester City centre, recording the lives of our most worthy Citizens.

An outing – exploring the Bromyard Heritage Trail with Tollkeeper Meg

Bromyard Bromyard, Herefordshire

An outing to Bromyard with Tollkeeper Meg! Join us at the Falcon Hotel on Broad Street for light refreshments followed by an illustrated talk by Tollkeeper Meg. She’ll then lead you around the Town’s Heritage Trail, after which you are free to partake of the Town’s hospitality and maybe view the artists’ displays for the …

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£2.50

Unveiling a Blue Plaque to Edward Hurdman

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Charter of King James I which incorporated the City and established the post of Mayor. The anniversary will celebrate Worcester’s rich heritage and culture through a variety of events and activities. For more info click here: http://www.visitworcester.co.uk/charter-400/ A Blue Plaque will be unveiled on 2nd October to …

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Unveiling a Blue Plaque to Henry Samuel Morley

22 Foregate Street 22 Foregate StreetWorcester,

On Saturday 25th September, we are unveiling a Blue Plaque to Henry Samuel Morley who owned a number of confectionery shops in Worcester, Malvern and Birmingham. Sadly, he was a second class passenger on HMS Titanic and was lost in the sinking. He lived above the shop now occupied by the Mela restaurant at 22 …

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Mayor’s Lecture: Railways of Worcester, past, present and future

The Guildhall Worcester High Street, Worcester, Worcestershire

At the Guildhall, 7pm for 7.30. The Mayor's Lecture, by Lord Richard Faulkner on Worcester Railways, Past Present and Future. No admission charge but a collection will be taken for the Mayor's charities.

Free

The Official Opening of the History and Heritage Centre

The Pod Heritage Centre 54 Friary WalkWorcester,

1. Mike Lloyd Manager Crowngate Shopping Centre 2. Phil Douce Chairman Worcester Civic Society 3. David Birtwhistle President Worcester Civic Society 4. Talk by Don Gilbert, c 10.30 am 6th November 1605: Worcestershire and the Gunpowder Plot. 5. Talk by David Hallmark, c 11am 6th November 1688: Worcestershire and the Glorious Revolution. 6. Accompanied Visits …

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AGM 2021

The Pod Heritage Centre 54 Friary WalkWorcester,

Our AGM will be held at our new Heritage Centre, "The Pod" in Crowngate Shopping Centre in Worcester, doors open at 7 for a 7.30 start. It will be followed by Dr Heather Barrett (University of Worcester) who will talk on 'Our Historic City's Conservation Work Through Time'. The Pod is by the top of …

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