PAST EVENTS


2017
Pettifers talk 7th November 2017

19 High Street, Pershore - over 500 years

During the talk given by James Pettifer on 14th November in St. Andrews Hall on the origins of what became known as Pettifer’s Yard i.e. 19 High Street, he showed an old map of what was a Saxon settlement around Pershore with the Avon even then becoming known as a trade artery. We were told that if Chaucer is read it is made clear that the Saxon times produced the equivalent of sex, drugs and rock’n’roll!

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No 8 3rd October 2017

No. 8 Talk

A talk was given by Keith Goddard one of the extremely knowledgeable trustees of Number 8,  beginning with a little of the history of the building originally called Portland House and much more about the conversion from a very rundown building to a community centre featuring  a theatre, dance studio, meeting rooms and café.

 

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Beauchamp 23rd September 2017

The Beauchamp Community

Our group was led into a spacious quadrangle to see the elegant Victorian Almshouses. These were dedicated in 1864 as homes for the retired workers from the Madresfield estate and the poor of the parish.

 

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Croome 20th July 2017

Visit to Evesham Vale Growers

A party of 14 met outside EVG now know as Springhill Farms (Pershore)Ltd  in Blackminster before assembling in reception to be welcomed by John Mathews.
He gave a brief history of the company, owned by the two Sicilian Billie brothers still very much involved after 22 years.

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