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An evening with the Sladdens of Badsey
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An evening with the Sladdens of Badsey

WHEN: Friday 9th September 2016 WHERE: St James’ Church, Badsey, 7.30 pm  WHAT: Dramatic readings from LETTERS  FROM  A  BADSEY  FAMILY  IN  1916 Members of The Badsey Society will play the parts of the Sladden family and read from letters written in 1916.  The year 1915 ended with Cyril Sladden of the Worcestershire Regiment being evacuated … Continue reading

Talk & Taste: How the Pershore Plum won the Great War
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Talk & Taste: How the Pershore Plum won the Great War

This exhibition and talk at St Swithin’s Church, Worcester, on Monday 21 November explores how life changed for people in one Worcestershire town during the First World War. Pershore residents cultivated and preserved fruit and vegetables to combat wartime food shortages, helped by land girls, Boy Scouts, German POWs and Belgian refugees. There will be … Continue reading