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Posts from February 2021


  • 24th February 2021
Adding a New Layer: 20th Century Heritage in Worcestershire – Recreation and Sport

Sites, buildings, structures, features and areas of land associated with sport, leisure and entertainment illustrate one of the most historically significant aspects of social life in the later 19th and 20th centuries, a shortening of working hours and an increase in leisure time. Buildings associated with leisure and entertainment remain, in the large part, highly...

  • 19th February 2021
1621 City Charter – 400 Anniversary

2021 is the 400th anniversary of a City Charter issued by James I to the people of Worcester, which transferred the power from the high bailiff to the mayor, and created Worcester City and County. The City charters are kept in The Hive, looked after by Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service on behalf of Worcester...

  • 18th February 2021
‘Redditch Military Service Tribunals’ Project – webinar event

We are pleased to announce a free webinar event to introduce the work of our National Lottery Heritage funded project the ‘Redditch Military Service Tribunal Project’ which forms the last of our Worcestershire World War 100 projects. The webinar will take place on Tuesday 2nd March 2020 from 7pm lasting about 1 hour. After the...

  • 12th February 2021
Help Wanted – Social Media Survey

We are seeking your help to enable us to understand our social media audience and what you like to see and what you would like to see in the future. We have a survey which takes around 5 minutes to complete, which we would really appreciate if you could fill it in to help us....