PAST EVENTS

Later events
2016
Avon 1st November 2016

Saving the Avon

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 now infamous 2007 flooding and the recent damage done to Bidford Bridge by a tractor almost going through the wall detailing ANT’s role in the rebuilding.

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Plum Talk

4th October 2016

How the Pershore Plum won the Great War

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 old daughter...

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Stratford 7th September 2016

Visit to The Other Place

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, which could be seen together with views of the rehearsal rooms below.

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Spetchley 28th July 2016

Spetchley Park Gardens

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 background history to the house and gardens which are in the process of being overhauled and improved with the aid of Heritage lottery funding..........

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