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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Latest news


  • 17th October 2019
Worcester Woods Country Park 40th Anniversary History Project

Today we are pleased to feature a guest post from Tanya Feasey, Assistant Countryside Sites Officer, who is running variety of activities including some oral history interviewing to mark 40 years of Worcester Woods Country Park. We’ve been supporting the project, giving expert advice and running a workshop for volunteers to help them. They’ve also...

  • 15th October 2019
Archaeology 50: Jan Roberts 1975-86

Jan Roberts, who was the third County Archaeologist, died in 1992. Jan Wills, who was Archaeological Field Officer at Hereford and Worcester from 1980-85 has contributed the following about his time in the county. Jan Roberts   County Archaeologist 1975 – 1986   Jan came to the then Hereford and Worcester County Museum Service from...

  • 10th October 2019
Market Garden Heritage Project – Ivy’s Family Photos

Over the summer we have been meeting lots of people at events, as part of the Market Gardening Heritage Project, who have been sharing stories, memories and photos about market gardening in the Vale of Evesham.   The project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England, seeks to record and research the...