Let us bring the history of Worcester to your venue!
Whether you want a fun yet educational presentation for your society, or something to entertain and delight your organisation, we truly have something for everyone.
Worcester Walks offer a 1 hour Audio Visual Presentations at your venue. Prices are available on request.
What People Say About Our Presentations
"Dear Miriam and Linda, On behalf of the AVIP group I should like to thank you for the informative talks you gave us on Saturday, it was much appreciated."
Sylvia Grimes, AVIP Secretary
Our Latest Talks Include:
Elegant Georgian Worcester
A fascinating insight into England's first Georgian city, with its churches, buildings, people and stunning Baroque Guild Hall, all presented in period costume to bring the times to life.
The Great Escape, In The Footsteps Of Charles II
Following the Battle of Worcester in 1651, the last battle of the English Civil War and the amazing escape of Charles II.
Worcester's Wonderful Women
An introduction to some of Worcester's famous women including Vesta Tilly, the famous music hall star, Hannah Snell, the "female warrior", and others who will fascinate you with their life histories.
Elgar - Homes And Haunts
Edward Elgar, England's most famous composer, lived most of his life in Worcestershire, but struggled to be recognised for his musical genius. Discover why in this intimate portrayal of his life, his family and his friends.
The life of Reverend Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy, a chaplain during the Great War, who became famous for the comfort he brought to soldiers in the trenches with his wise words and Woodbine cigarettes.
A Stroll With Sabrina
Sabrina isn't just a young lady's name; in Roman times, it was the name for the River Severn. In this presentation, you will learn all about the River Severn and Worcester's canals through the city and beyond.
Tales From Worcester Royal Infirmary
Founded in 1751, Worcester Royal Infirmary is one of England's earliest charity hospitals and birthplace of the British Medical Association. This presentation, by a former theatre sister with 40 years experience, takes you through the history of this fascinating building
The Earls Beauchamp and the Lygon Family of Madresfield Court
The history of this fascinating local family who, rose from gentility to aristocracy, gaining great political power and the friendship of Kings.
Made In Worcester - Industrial Heritage
Worcester sauce, Worcester Porcelain and glove manufacture are all synonymous with the city of Worcester. This presentation covers the history of all of these industries as well as others.
Gunpowder, Treason And Plot
The Worcestershire connection to the plot to assassinate King James I and nobility by blowing up Parliament when it opened on 5th November 1605. You may have heard of Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot in the Houses of Parliament - learn the full story here.
Eminent Worcester Victorians
Brush, Pen, Baton, And Sculptors including Benjamin Williams Leader, Mrs Henry Wood, Sir Edward Elgar and Sir Thomas Brock.
Tudor Worcester And The Shakespeare Connection
Learn about famous 16th century characters that shaped the history of Worcester when it was an incredibly prosperous city - from John Nash to The Bard himself.