Worcester

Local History 1

At Barbourne Bowling Club postcode WR3 7AR & out & about, on Tues at 1000hr.

Leader Dennis Chamberlain.

For information about the other Local History Groups, click on Local History 2, Local History 3 or Local History 4.

Click on Worcestershire Local History Forum for information about this organisation. All Worcester U3A Members are also members of WLHF.

Local History 1

Local History 1 meets at Barbourne Bowling Club and is led by Dennis Chamberlain, with help from Val Hibbitt and John Wrightson.

The programme usually combines presentations from research by our own members with some invited speakers and visits out.

Virtual meetings have been held monthly from September 2020 and have included presentations on Dr John Wall, Earls Beauchamp and the Lygon Family of Madresfield Court, Fire in Worcestershire, Roman Worcester, Sheila Scott, Droitwich Salt and Worcestershire’s Literary Connections. Hopefully, something for everyone! Thanks are due to our group members who have researched and presented these talks.

Unfortunately, visits out have not been possible.

We hope to resume Face2face meetings from September 2021 and the programme is currently in planning. We are happy to hear from group members with ideas.

Group members are encouraged to suggest new topics and undertake some research. For anyone not wishing to collate or present the material collected, we have members willing to take the work further.

May 2021

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Art - Painting - Basic Art - Painting - Basic 2
Art - Painting for Pleasure Art and Philosophy
Board and Card Games Bridge - Beginners Year 1
Bridge 1 (Duplicate) Bridge 2 (Rubber/Chicago)
Bridge-Gentle Duplicate Chainmaille Jewellery
Choir Computing-Basic
Computing-Office Crafts
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Music Appreciation Philosophy
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Play Reading 2 Poetry Circle
Poetry for Enjoyment Poetry for Pleasure
Reading - Modern Novels Reading 1
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Short Mat Bowling Short Mat Bowling 2
Short Mat Bowling 3 Short Mat Bowling 4
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