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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  • 17th October 2018
Ideas That Changed the World

  The turn of the nineteenth century was an important point in our recognition and understanding of the Ice Age. The whole of the earth’s history had been understood to fit within the few thousand years described in the bible, but this was about to change. Eighteenth century scientists wrestled with problematic discoveries of elephant-like...

  • 16th October 2018
The Charles Archive: Leigh Court Barn

This is the fifteenth in a series of blog posts celebrating the life and work of timber-frame building specialists F.W.B ‘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 post we will be exploring one of the largest...

  • 6th October 2018
How do I look after my documents and family history?

We have a new workshop, led by our Conservator, Rhonda, who you may have met on our tours as she demonstrated caring for our precious documents and books. This workshop will help you with caring for and cleaning your own documents. We’ve had a number of requests for guidance on how people can look after...