Events

Worcestershire History Bubble
  • 16/06/2021
    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    online
    Free

Worcestershire has an amazing history so come and join the conversation with the Explore the Past team.

Are you involved in local research on your own or with a group? Do you have local places of historic interest which you are particularly attached to or like visiting? Worcestershire has an amazing history so come and join the conversation.

At this session, we’ll share images and information about Worcestershire’s Past from our collections, before opening it up to hear about what you are interested in and what you know about your area. It is part of a series of Bubbles which Worcestershire Libraries have been running over the past year, bringing people together online with similar interests, for a social chat. You’re welcome come along and join in and hear what others say.

 

 

Worcestershire Treasures Part 4
  • 16/06/2021
    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    online
    Free

Within the Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service collections and resources are many treasures, although hardly any are silver and gold. In the past staff nominated ‘treasures’ for a series on our website, using the definition quite widely. As part of this new series of short lunchtime talks we’ll share a few of the Worcestershire treasures which were nominated.

This week we have a Bronze Age Urn, an excavation at Kempsey, Oral History, a puzzle over location of a house solved, and surprising plant remains

Starting Family History Part 1
  • 17/06/2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    online
    £5

Following on from our popular Family History Website webinars we are running new webinars on family history.

In Starting Family History part 2 we will look at the key things you need to think about when you start, and then look at the main sources for getting started – Census, Civil Registration (births/marriages/deaths) and Parish Registers. We will look at what these sources are and what they tell us, key tips and where to look online and how to search.

There is also the opportunity to ask your questions about your research.

We will send a zoom link out a couple of days before the webinar.

Starting Family History Part 2
  • 24/06/2021
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    online
    £5
Following on from our popular Family History Website webinars we are runing more webinars on family history.

In Starting Family History part 2 we look some of the next sources to use, including wills, school records, military records and trade directories.We’lllook at how these sources can help you, top tips and where to look.

There is also opportunity to ask your questions about your research.

We will send out a zoom link a couple of days before the webinar.

Starting Family History Part 1
  • 01/07/2021
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    online
    £5

Following on from our popular Family History Website webinars we are running new webinars on family history.

In Starting Family History part 2 we will look at the key things you need to think about when you start, and then look at the main sources for getting started – Census, Civil Registration (births/marriages/deaths) and Parish Registers. We will look at what these sources are and what they tell us, key tips and where to look online and how to search.

There is also the opportunity to ask your questions about your research.

We will send a zoom link out a couple of days before the webinar.

Starting Family History – Part 2
  • 08/07/2021
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    online
    £5
Following on from our popular Family History Website webinars we are runing more webinars on family history.

In Starting Family History part 2 we look some of the next sources to use, including wills, school records, military records and trade directories.We’lllook at how these sources can help you, top tips and where to look.

There is also opportunity to ask your questions about your research.

We will send out a zoom link a couple of days before the webinar.