Malvern Civic Society

Calendar

Sep
27
Mon
Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Sep
30
Thu
Local Visit: Worcester Porcelain Museum @ Worcester Porcelain Museum
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm

This event was originally scheduled for 28th September 2021.  It is now on 30th September 2021.  

Dr John Wall founded the Worcester Porcelain Company in 1751.  Sadly, the manufacturing of china in Worcester finished in 2006, but the Porcelain Museum continues to pay homage to its magnificent heritage with the largest collection of Worcester porcelain in the world.  A recent £1.7 million Heritage Lottery grant has enabled the museum to show off its displays to best advantage.  The visit includes an introductory film featuring Henry and John Sandon and a talk giving a ‘behind the scenes’ perspective.  Refreshments are available for purchase at the museum.

Price: £10.00.  Maximum 25 people

Arrive: 2.00pm for 2.15pm start.  Own Transport

Please book at least two weeks in advance using the booking form (included with the printed events diary or available on this page).  More information will be included nearer the date and in the newsletter.

Oct
2
Sat
Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Oct
4
Mon
Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Oct
8
Fri
Talk: Dr John Wall, Founder of Worcester Porcelain @ Eden Centre
Oct 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This talk by Chris Gait, a former Consultant Orthodontist and now a Blue Badge Tourist Guide for the Heart of England, will support the Civic Society’s visit to the Worcester Porcelain Museum in September.  In 1751 Dr John Wall established the ‘Worcester Tonquin Manufactory’, which became Worcester Royal Porcelain.  But this was not the only enterprise of the dynamic Dr Wall, as our talk will reveal!

Oct
9
Sat
Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Oct
13
Wed
Coach Excursion to Leicester
Oct 13 @ 7:45 am – 6:30 pm

We are pleased to announce that this excursion, originally planned for 2020, will now take place on Wednesday, 13th October.

Leicester is an ancient town, dating from Roman times.  It has a rich heritage of buildings and was particularly prosperous in Victorian times.  It shot into the national news in 2012 when the body of Richard lll was found under a car park.  A state-of-the-art visitor centre was opened opposite the Cathedral where he is now buried.  Richard lll will be our focus in the morning.  In the afternoon, members of Leicester Victorian Society will lead us on a tour of the impressive 19th century city centre.

Lunch: Bring your own or choose a café or restaurant in the city centre.

Start:  7.45 a.m.  Pick up point Avenue Road, opposite Willows Kiosk.  Return at about 6.30 p.m.
Maximum number 30 (40) – On the advice of the coach company, and in order to be Covid-19 safe, we are offering 30 guaranteed places and ten reserve places, the latter to be confirmed closer to the departure date.
If you would like to go, please use this special booking form.  Follow the instructions on the form to send a cheque for payment.
Oct
16
Sat
Country Walk : “Around Stephen Ballard” @ Downs School
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

We will meet up at the end of Brockhill Road by the Downs School (Post Code WR13 6EY). From the school we will make our way through the Purlieu, past some notable sites and onto the Wyche Free Church, walking above Jubilee Drive, to the Chase Inn for lunch (subject to any prevailing Covid19 restrictions) Telephone 01684 540276 for details. Downhill through “tree heaven” and the smoke vents from the railway tunnel to Stephen Ballard’s house and then back to the garden at the Downs school. Lunch will be taken mid walk.
Dogs would need to be on leads.
There are four stiles and some steep paths where a stick would be handy. Stout boots will be essential as we will be walking mainly on footpaths.
The walk is approximately 4 miles and with a stop for lunch, will take about 3 hours and is rated as moderate.
The walk is being led by Diana and Dick Stockford.

Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.

Oct
18
Mon
Malvern Town Walks @ Malvern Tourist Information Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
There are weekly town walks around Great Malvern from Easter to Autumn. They set off from the Tourist Information Centre (TIC) at 10.30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. The fee is £5 per person, and tickets are available from the TIC.
A limited number of tickets are also available via TicketSource up to noon on the day before the walk.  After this tickets may still be available from the TIC. 

As group sizes are limited, booking in advance is recommended to avoid disappointment.