Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

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  • 15th August 2018
All Round the World – Magic Lantern Slide Evenings

Last month we took the lantern slides taken by Arthur Henry Whinfield out to two venues to recreate the presentations he used to provide to local people in Worcester over 100 years ago. We’ve shared before on our blog about the project to conserve and digitise  @ 2,000 glass slides taken and collected by the...

  • 9th August 2018
The Charles Archive: Chorley House, Droitwich

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts celebrating the life and work of timber-frame building specialists FWB ‘Freddie’ and Mary Charles. Funded by Historic England, the ‘Charles Archive’ project aims to digitise and make more accessible the Charles Archive collection. In this blog we look at material related to the now demolished...

  • 7th August 2018
Discovering Lost Landscapes – The William Smith Geology Map

Emma Hancox, Sam Wilson and John France   This summer, as part of the Lost Landscapes project, we are exhibiting a copy of the first geology map of Great Britain, produced in 1815 by William Smith. A private donor is kindly lending us his copy of this rare map for the Ice Age exhibition in...