Local History Group

Contact: Heather Greenhalgh           Phone: 01386 553180


Usual Meet: on the First Monday in the month, 2.30pm at St Andrews Hall Pershore (opposite Pershore Abbey) (Jan-Mar & Sep-Dec) otherwise on location
Next Meetings  (for U3A members only) 
  (NB a charge of £2 per person per meeting in St Andrews Hall Pershore will be levied to cover costs. This is instead of an annual subscription) 

Programme 2018    (see below for 2017)

8th January

The life of George Cadbury

Duncan Cadbury

5th February

William Langland, poet of the Malvern Hills

Peter Sutton

 5th March  

Cine film on local railways

Michael Clemens

9th April

The folk music tradition

Charles Menteith

14th May

Tour of Worcester Cathedral


4th June

Tour of Almonry museum, Evesham


5th July (Thursday)

Tour of Spetchley Gardens


6th August

 Worcester Boat trip (weather permitting).


3rd September

History of Upton on Severn

Simon Wilkinson

1st October

Development of the Croome walled garden

Chris and Karen Cronin

5th November

RAF Pershore

Dennis Williams

3rd December

The countryside of Sir Edward Elgar

Brian Draper




Meetings are held at St Andrews Centre, Pershore, at 2.30 pm., on the first Monday of each month, apart from where there is a bank holiday.

Heather Greenhalgh tel: 01386 553180         softbreeze123@btinternet.com

Local History Group  2017 Programme

January 9th

My travels in Worcester


John Milsom

February 6th

Land Army/memories of WW2


Robin Hill

March 6th

The Quakers and the Industrial Revolution

Duncan Cadbury

April 27th


Madresfield Court



May 8th

Elmley Castle: Its history


David Phillips

June 5th

The Fleece Inn


Talk and visit


July 3rd

Holland House


Talk and visit

Pat Smart

August 7th

Former RAF site: Little Comberton


Robert Kings

September 4th

Worcestershire Country Markets

Rosemary Edwards

October 2nd

The Avon Navigation Trust


Clive Matthews

November 6th

WW1 and the Croome Estate

Susan Atkin

December 4th


Number 8: The building

Keith Goddard

Meetings are on the first Monday afternoon of each month, except when there is a bank holiday.

Heather Greenhalgh  tel:  01386  553180       softbreeze123@btinternet.com.