Worcester

Ancient World

At King George V Centre, postcode WR4 9TL on Mon at 1400hr.

Leader and Contact: Ray Aspden

The new season starts at 2 pm on Monday 16 September 2019, and fortnightly thereafter, at our old haunt of the KGV Pavilion, Brickfields Road, where there’s ample off-road parking. The formula remains the same: lavish PowerPoint presentations, with optional audience participation, about the people and places of Antiquity, either side of a tea & biscuit(s) break.
This Autumn I want to start by looking at the secular history of the Bible Lands, to try and sort out what’s verified by excavations and contemporary texts and what “Ain’t necessarily so!” The planned sessions so far will cover Joseph and the Hyksos, Akhenaten and Labayu, the Philistines and the Sea Peoples, Shishak and Saul, Ahab and Hazel of Damascus, Jehu and Jezabel, Hezikiah and the Assyrians and Josiah and the Babylonians.
The focus will be on history not theology, although it’s almost impossible to separate the two in this part of the Ancient World.
Numbers are limited to a cosy 24, because of fire regulations, so please only sign up if you expect to stay. We meet second and fourth Tuesdays, September to April (except for Christmas Week!) 2-4 pm. I hope to see you there.

September 16 30 October 14 28 November 11 25 December 09January 13 27 February 10 24March 09 23 April 06 20

No meeting in May due to Spring Bank Holiday

Ray Aspden
August 2019

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Art - Painting - Water Colour Art - Painting for Pleasure Art and Philosophy Art Discussion
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Bridge - Improvers Bridge 1 (Duplicate) Bridge 2 (Rubber/Chicago) Bridge-Gentle Duplicate
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Crafts Creative Writing Croquet Cryptic Crosswords
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Dancing - Tap Discussion 1 Discussion 2 Economics Discussion Group
Film Appreciation French - Beginners Plus French - Culture and Conversation French - Improvers
French - Intermediate Garden Club Genealogy Group German - Conversation
German - Improvers German - Intermediate Greek / Latin Continuers Handbell Ringing
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Local History 1 Local History 2 Local History 3 Local History 4
Long Cycling & Ultra Cycling Groups Mindfulness and Meditation Music Appreciation Philosophy
Photography - Audio Visual Photography - Creative Photography - Practical Play Reading 1
Play Reading 2 Poetry Circle Poetry for Enjoyment Poetry for Pleasure
Reading - Modern Novels Reading 1 Reading 2 Reading Wittgenstein
Science & Technology Sewing Shakespeareans Shakespeareans 2
Short Mat Bowling Short Mat Bowling 2 Short Mat Bowling 3 Short Mat Bowling 4
Short Mat Bowling 5 Short Mat Bowling 6 Short Mat Bowling 7 Spanish - Beginners
Spanish - Beginners Plus Spanish - Continuers Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2
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More Group Pages
Adventures in Music Ancient World
Art - Painting - Basic Art - Painting - Basic 2
Art - Painting - Water Colour Art - Painting for Pleasure
Art and Philosophy Art Discussion
Art History Board and Card Games
Bridge - Beginners Bridge - Guided Play
Bridge - Improvers Bridge 1 (Duplicate)
Bridge 2 (Rubber/Chicago) Bridge-Gentle Duplicate
Chainmaille Jewellery Choir
Computing-Basic Computing-Office
Crafts Creative Writing
Croquet Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling - Short Dancing - Ballroom partners
Dancing - Belly dancing Dancing - Flamenco 1 - Beginners
Dancing - Flamenco 2 - Improvers Dancing - Line Beginners
Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 1 Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 2
Dancing - Tap Discussion 1
Discussion 2 Economics Discussion Group
Film Appreciation French - Beginners Plus
French - Culture and Conversation French - Improvers
French - Intermediate Garden Club
Genealogy Group German - Conversation
German - Improvers German - Intermediate
Greek / Latin Continuers Handbell Ringing
Hatha Yoga Italian - Continuers
Italian - Intermediate Jazz and Big Bands
Local History 1 Local History 2
Local History 3 Local History 4
Long Cycling & Ultra Cycling Groups Mindfulness and Meditation
Music Appreciation Philosophy
Photography - Audio Visual Photography - Creative
Photography - Practical Play Reading 1
Play Reading 2 Poetry Circle
Poetry for Enjoyment Poetry for Pleasure
Reading - Modern Novels Reading 1
Reading 2 Reading Wittgenstein
Science & Technology Sewing
Shakespeareans Shakespeareans 2
Short Mat Bowling Short Mat Bowling 2
Short Mat Bowling 3 Short Mat Bowling 4
Short Mat Bowling 5 Short Mat Bowling 6
Short Mat Bowling 7 Spanish - Beginners
Spanish - Beginners Plus Spanish - Continuers
Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2
Tennis Thinking Allowed
Transport and Machinery Travel
Ukulele Walks - Long 1
Walks - Long 2 Walks - Short