Worcestershire

Properties and events in Worcestershire

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A talk on The Butts Spur railway line 1860 to1965

The History & Heritage POD, Crowngate Shopping Centre, 54 Friary Walk, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 3LE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Find out about The Butts Spur railway line, 1860 to 1965! An illustrated talk on the old line from Foregate Street to Pitchcroft and back towards Diglis

Celebrating 150 Years

All Saints Church, Burcot Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 1AD
In person
Pre-booking not required

A collection of All Saints memorabilia and a chance to enjoy the stained glass and the work of The Bromsgrove Guild.

Celebrating Heritage and Surprising Connections at Hampton Lovett Church and Parish Rooms, Worcestershire

St Mary and All Saints Church, The Forest, Hampton Lovett, Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR9 0LU
In person
Pre-booking not required

Please come along and discover Hampton Lovett's role as an historic connections hub! Help us, as well, in celebrating the reopening of the C14th tower after repair and conservation works and maybe take a tower tour.

Droitwich Spa Heritage & Information Centre - Behind the Scenes Tour

Droitwich Spa Heritage & Information Centre, St. Richards House, Droitwich Spa Heritage Centre and Tourist Information Centre,, Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, WR9 8DS
In person
Pre-booking required

This is your chance to see behind the scenes of Droitwich Spa Heritage & Information Centre- This 40-minute guided tour will show you remnants of the building's past and a glimpse into the archives.

Forge Mill Needle Museum and Bordesley Abbey Visitor Centre

Forge Mill Needle Museum, Needle Mill Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8HY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Forge Mill Needle Museum in Redditch illustrates the rich heritage of the needle and fishing tackle industries and a short walk from the Museum, are the ruins of Bordesley Abbey - a medieval Cistercian Abbey which has been extensively excavated.

Norton Collection Museum

26, Birmingham Road, Norton Collection Museum, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B61 0DD
In person
Pre-booking not required

One man's lifetime collection of artifacts and history of Bromsgrove and the surrounding area

Opening Day of Connections - the Worcester City Collection, in Conversation with the Community

Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery, Foregate Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 1DT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for Heritage Open Days on Saturday 14 September and celebrate the opening of the new exhibition, Connections – The Worcester City Collection, in Conversation with the Community.

Round about Malvern Hill

St James's Church, West Malvern Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4BB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and discover some of the diverse history of West Malvern, including the story behind a set of very local stained glass windows, the artist's background and her other works.

St Laurence and The Ark, Alvechurch

St. Laurence Church, The Ark, School Lane, Alvechurch, Birmingham, Worcestershire, B48 7SB
In person
Pre-booking not required

We welcome you to our Grade II listed church, designed in part by William Butterfield, within one of Worcestershire's largest enclosed churchyards. Activities and entertainment from 1000-1600, tours/self-guided tours of our church and churchyard.

St Michael & All Angels Church, Stoke Prior Bromsgrove B60 4JT

Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior, 32 Redditch Road, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4Jt
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Heritage Friends Group will be exhibiting local Themes, Networks & Connections within and through the parish with connections to local, historic industries.

St Swithun's Worcester: Make Your Mark

St Swithuns, Church Street, High Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2RH
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Come and explore connections to the past at St Swithun's in Worcester by joining free Hidden Parts Tours and creating a linocut stamp for our Make your Mark banner.

Tardebigge Wharf Guided Local History Walk

Church Lane, Tardebigge, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 3AH
In person
Pre-booking not required

As previous years we invite you to come along for a guided walk around the top lock section of the Tardebigge flight. This year's theme, Routes - Networks - Connections, allows us to complete the local picture by describing how goods from around the world pass through to Birmingham.

Tenbury Tracks

Tenbury Wells Museum, Goff's School, Cross Street, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8EF
In person
Pre-booking not required

The museum will feature displays on the town's railway line, closed by Beeching in 1963 and also the remains of watery links from the abandoned Teme Valley Canal and the town’s ancient fording links with the River Teme and packhorse route to Wales.

The Commandery

Sidbury, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2HU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Commandery is once again opening its doors for free as part of the national Heritage Open Day festival.

The Tudor House Museum in Upton upon Severn - Join a Guided Town History Walk and explore the Museum too!

The Tudor House Museum, 16 Church Street, Upton-upon-Severn, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR8 0HT
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit our Town Museum on 3 floors about Upton’s Past and Present and our award-winning Garden. Join the free 1 hour Guided Town History Walks available both weekend afternoons. Enjoy family fun for children on a Mouse Trail and Art table too.

Tudor House Museum

Tudor House, 38-42 Friar Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2NA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Tudor Textiles - Bedfellows project. Come and see our Tudor style embroidered curtains and counterpane in the bedchamber created by the Bedfellows group and completed in March 2024 and meet the embroiderers!