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FAMILY BUSINESS CELEBRATES 80 YEARS OF FARMING IN WYTHALL

28 July 2017

For Becketts Farm, a family farming business in South Birmingham this year marks the celebration of their 80th year farming the land in Wythall – a mammoth milestone of which they are extremely proud.

THOMAS TOMPKINS

26 July 2017

This week a blue plaque is to be erected on 9 College Green in recognition of the great composer Thomas Tomkins’ work. The unveiling on Saturday 29 July at 2pm, is during the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester. This will be just before the afternoon concert in the Cathedral by singers from King’s College, Cambridge, who open their Choral Classics concert with two pieces by Tompkins.

TUNNEL CHALLENGE

26 July 2017

Families are being encouraged to experience 200 year old underground tunnels in one of Europe’s largest privately owned Walled Gardens at the National Trust, Croome near Worcester.

MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

24 July 2017

Do you have an interest in Second World War or aviation? Then the National Trust at Croome, near Worcester, would love to meet you.

THE CLERGY OF WORCESTER CATHEDRAL HAVE PUBLISHED A BOOK, MARKING THE CENTENARY OF GEOFFREY STUDDERT

21 July 2017

Studdert Kennedy, better known by his nickname of ‘Woodbine Willie’ was a vicar in Worcester and the most famous chaplain of the First World War. He received the Military Cross in 1917 for bravery – retrieving the wounded from ‘no man’s land’ during battle. Even now, his life and writings inspire people to ponder war, life and religious belief.

ANGLO-SAXONS IN BROADWAY

19 July 2017

Broadway Museum and Art Gallery are proud to host the Anglo-Saxon’s in Broadway re-enactment event.

TEENY TINY TORTOISE CREATES TREMENDOUS EXCITEMENT…

19 July 2017

Keepers at West Midland Safari Park are in awe of their incredibly cute, tiny new addition — a baby pancake tortoise.

A ‘QUIET REVOLUTION’ HAPPENING AT CROOME

18 July 2017

Contemporary dance will unfold in the historical setting of a National Trust parkland, near Worcester, by two local performance groups.

TALK AT THE BROADWAY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY

12 July 2017

To complement our summer Embroidered Bodies exhibition textile designer and independent researcher Corynna Jeudwine will be providing her insight into the items on display in a talk entitled, Clothing the Body – Textiles from Around the World.

WORCESTER REP AT THE COMMANDERY UNDERWAY WITH BRANDON THOMAS’S RIP-ROARING FARCE!

12 July 2017

The Worcester Repertory Company is back in the glorious Commandery Gardens with this year’s must-see event of the summer; a hijinks-filled rendition of the most successful farce of all time, Brandon Thomas’s utterly hilarious Charley's Aunt.