Project Archives - Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology Service

The Charles Archive

Freddie Charles was an architect and nationally-recognised expert in the conservation and repair of timber-framed buildings. His archive collection is held by us at The Hive and in 2018 Historic England funded a partnership project between WAAS and Worcester City Historic Environment Record to digitise and catalogue the collection and make it available for wider research for the first time.

Restoring and Celebrating the Whinfield Slide Collection

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, in partnership with Worcester Diocesan Church House Trust, have been awarded £39,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund  to conserve, catalogue and publicise the fascinating lantern slide collection of Arthur Henry Whinfield.

Lost Landscapes of Worcestershire

Celebrating our Ice Age past From woolly mammoths bathing in the River Severn to prehistoric lions hunting the grasslands beneath Bredon Hill, Ice Age life in Worcestershire was diverse and fascinating.  In 2017/18 Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, in partnership with The Hive and Museums Worcestershire delivered a project to celebrate over half a million...

Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Commemorating the First World War in Worcestershire Since 2014 cultural and heritage organisations from across Worcestershire, including the Explore the Past team, have come together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War with an outstanding four-year programme of events and activities under the banner ‘Worcestershire World War One Hundred’. The programme, which...