It has a fascinating history – it was once the seat of justice throughout the city and even housed a prison – and today offers both visitors and residents a glimpse of Worcester’s rich and varied heritage.
Along with Queen Charlotte and three of the princesses, he pronounced the Assembly Room - now a function/meeting room - on the top floor of The Guildhall - 'a handsome gallery' and drank a toast to 'prosperity to the city and the Corporation of Worcester'. The portrait of the King - still hanging in the Assembly Room today - was presented by him to the city to commemorate his visit.
It's a little known fact that Worcester's beautiful Guildhall has received its fair share of Royal patronage over its long history; many will remember Queen Elizabeth II's visits in 2001 and 2012 but how about King George III on a sunny day in August 1788?
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Go into the city centre of Worcester & park in the Copenhagen Street car park. Cross main road at the traffic lights & continue up Copenhagen Street. Guildhall is building on the left.
: 0 miles from Worcester Forgate Street station
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Public toilets
- Accepts groups
- Facilities for conferencing
- Guided tours for individuals
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