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Presentations

Worcester Presentations

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.

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

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.

Woodbine Willie

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.

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.

Christian Spaces And Places 

A history of Christian spaces within Worcester including the Cathedral and churches of various denominations.

 

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Worcester is full of fascinating history.  If you would like a private presentation for your society or your organisation, contact Worcester Walks to discover more about the Worcester presentations we offer.

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