Events

First Steps in House History
  • 09/01/2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The Hive
    £6

These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful house history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people and are £6 per person.

First Steps in Family History
  • 09/01/2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6

These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful family history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people and are £6 per person.

Behind the Scenes Civil War Tour
  • 11/01/2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    The Hive
    6

Come with us behind the scenes to explore parts of the The Hive you don’t normally get to visit, as well as seeing documents and archaeological finds from our collection that are all about the Civil War. Coincides with our display on Level 2.

Behind the Scenes Tour – Civil War
  • 22/01/2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6

Come with us behind the scenes to explore parts of the The Hive you don’t normally get to visit, as well as seeing documents and archaeological finds from our collection that are all about the Civil War. Coincides with our display on Level 2.

First Steps in House History
  • 06/02/2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful local or house history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people and are £6 per person.
First Steps in Family History
  • 06/02/2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful family history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people.
Explore House History
  • 13/02/2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    The Hive
    £16

Are you interested in discovering more about the house you live in, or another historic building? Book onto this 3 hour workshop to find out about the resources we hold that can help you discover more about a building’s past.

We’ll use 2 examples buildings, an ‘ordinary’ semi-detached house in St John’s and Malvern railway stations, to highlight what might be available.

Explore the Past – Behind the Scenes Tour
  • 19/02/2020
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6

Come with us on a behind the Scenes tour to see the places the public don’t normally get to see.

  • Visit the Archive strongrooms and see ‘treasures’ such as a letter from the Titanic and Shakespeare’s marriage bond.
  • See the conservation studio and see what Conservator does to look after our documents.
  • Handle archaeological finds which have been dug up by our archaeologists.
Explore Maps
  • 24/02/2020
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Hive
    £20

It is said that all good adventures begin with a map! Join us for a workshop on maps, find out about the different types we hold, the information they reveal and how to search for and use them here in The Hive.

 

Starting Family History
  • 25/02/2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    The Hive
    £22

Want to know how to begin tracing your ancestors and building your family tree? Our popular three-part workshop will explain how to get started, key tips, the main sources you will need and a chance to put it into practice by having a go online during the sessions.

The 3 sessions are 25th Feb,  3rd March and 17th March.

First Steps in House History
  • 05/03/2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful local or house history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people and are £6 per person.
First Steps in Family History
  • 05/03/2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful family history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people.
First Steps in House History
  • 02/04/2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful local or house history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people and are £6 per person.
First Steps in Family History
  • 02/04/2020
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    The Hive
    £6
These 1 hour introductions will guide you round the most useful family history resources we hold on the Explore the Past floor and give you some tips on getting started. The sessions take up to 5 people.