Malvern Civic Society

Monthly Talks

Members listening to talks at the monthly meetings of Malvern Civic Society

The Malvern Civic Society hold monthly meetings with talks from speakers on a wide variety of topics.

These are held on the second Friday of each month and begin at 7.30pm.  The first couple of meetings in 2022 will take place online via Zoom, at no charge.  

The venue for subsequent meetings will be at the Eden Centre, Eden Church, Grovewood Road, Malvern as in the past. The charge for members is £2.00 and for non-members £4.00. Refreshments are available before the meeting from 7.00pm.

Upcoming Meetings

Talk: The History of Malvern Theatres @ The Eden Centre
Jul 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Speaker: Chris Basset Details to be confirmed.
Talk: Hidden but Fascinating Tewkesbury @ The Eden Centre
Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Speaker: John Dixon

An opportunity to see remnants of a failed industrial revolution as well as its historic buildings and fascinating alleys.

John is President of the Tewkesbury Historical Society.

Talk: Farmsteads and Buildings: Recording and Researching the past for the future @ The Eden Centre
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Speaker: Dr Alan Wadsworth

Alan will start by explaining his involvement with farmsteads projects and then examine the different types of farm buildings and look at how they are organised and why. The methodology used to record and research farm buildings will then be outlined along with the progress made to date with the Worcestershire Farmsteads Project.

Alan is leader of a voluntary project recording and researching historic farm buildings in Worcestershire, setting them where possible within their economic and landscape background, after leading a similar project in Wiltshire. He recently completed a book about a Wiltshire farmer and is now researching late enclosure in Worcestershire.

Annual General Meeting @ TBC
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

More details about the Annual General Meeting will be provided later.