Society Events


All meetings start at 2pm.  There is a small entry fee, payable at the door, which includes refreshments.  Also a monthly raffle loosely linked to the talk!  All are welcome.………………………………………………………..

Tuesday 11th December – ‘Members’ Christmas Social’.  A festive celebration for members.  Audience participation encouraged. ‘The Grace Notes’ will again perform Carols and other songs.  Please share with us any poems, stories or anecdotes you have.  This takes place 2pm upstairs in the King Charles Room.


Tuesday 22nd January – ‘What we bought’.  Bernard Mills will present his thoughts on shopping habits of the last 200 years, with particular reference to the history of Kays Catalogue.

Tuesday 26th February – ‘The Anglo/Zulu War of 1879’.  Max Keen returns to present the story of how the British Army invaded Zululand, resulting in the epic battles of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift.  Two local VC heroes will be included in the tale.

Tuesday 26th March – ‘Worcestershire Worthies’.  Anthony Collis will present his views of a group of people, past and present, who have shaped the County’s heritage.

Tuesday 23rd April – ‘You can’t abdicate and eat it’.  Mary Bodfish will elaborate on these words used by the Duchess of Windsor when Edward VIII gave up his throne to marry her.

Tuesday 28th May – ‘The History of Genealogy’.  Michael Sharpe will demonstrate how family history became one of Britain’s most popular pastimes.

Tuesday 25th June – ‘A Magical Midlands Mystery Tour’.  Ian Bott returns to give us an illustrated run through some of the stately homes, beauty spots, a few wayside inns and many more places of interest.

Tuesday 23rd July –  T B A.                   This will follow a short AGM of the Group.



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