Summer Visits.

Our trips in May and June to Four Ashes Hall  and to Hagley Park are  fully booked. We are sorry to disappoint those who would like to have come along but numbers for both trips were limited. This is the second trip to Four Ashes arranged especially to give members who missed out on . . . → Read More: Summer Visits.

Programme 2015

March 26th             –    John Sparry – Interesting Events of 1937.

 

May 21st                  –       Joe Hawkins – Gardens and landscape of Hagley Hall.

* With guided tour  to follow in June. See Trips.

 

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Trip Report – Stanway House (August 2014)

We were so lucky with the weather for this day trip. Had we gone 24 hours later we would have been soaked. An umbrella-defying downpour in Clent coincided exactly with the time when we were rejoining the coach after a relaxed lunch stop in Stow on the Wold.

The weather gods must have recognised . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Stanway House (August 2014)

Tickets Available for trip to Stanway House, 13th August

On Wednesday 13 August 2014 members and friends of Clent History Society will be making a  visit To Stanway House, near Cheltenham.

The Stanway estate and manor house, has been owned by the Tracy family and their descendants, the Earls of Wemyss, for 500 years. The 13th Earl, who has lived at Stanway since . . . → Read More: Tickets Available for trip to Stanway House, 13th August

Trip Report – Four Ashes Hall (June 2014)

Four Ashes Hall

The society enjoyed a most enjoyable trip to Four Ashes Hall in June.

The property has been in the same family since it was built in 1660 and remains very much a family home.  Sebastian had had to clear his toys up from the the playroom for historic toys and childrens’ clothes to . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Four Ashes Hall (June 2014)

DIARY OF EVENTS FOR 2014

All meetings are held on Thursdays in Clent Parish Hall, Church Avenue Clent  Commencing at 8pm.

New members and visitors are welcome. Admission £2.50 per meeting.

 

Talks

Thursday 27 March 2014 –  ‘Beer, Bets and Bullbating’ Mary Bodfish

Thursday 26  June – ‘The Droitwich Canal  (The past brought to Life)’  Dr Malcolm Nixon

Thursday 25 . . . → Read More: DIARY OF EVENTS FOR 2014

Trip Report – Norgrove Court (August 2013)

Norgrove Court

Visit to Norgrove Court – August 2013

Once again we were fortunate to have a lovely summer day for our afternoon visit to this gem of a building.

Much of Norgrove Court dates from 1649 and it is strange to realise that a building of such importance should have been being constructed in . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Norgrove Court (August 2013)

Trip Report – Deene Park (June 2013)

Deene Park Visit 2013(1)

Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to … Deene Park.

The 2013 Clent History Society day trip was blessed with a lovely sunny day, a rarity indeed this June. We headed for Deene Park in Northamptonshire.  This delightful house is built round a courtyard and is mostly sixteenth century . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Deene Park (June 2013)

Events and Meetings 2012

Add the following dates to your diary if you wish to attend any of our meetings or events.

Currently we have the following meetings scheduled:

Thursday 22March – ‘Tilton: Francis Brett Young’s Quinton’ (Michael Hall)

Thursday 17  May – ‘The Working Life of  a Worcester Potter.’ (Dr Malcolm Nixon)

Thursday 27 Sept – ‘Worcestershire . . . → Read More: Events and Meetings 2012

Trip Report – Chavenage House (June 2010)

A review of last years trip to Chavenage . . . → Read More: Trip Report – Chavenage House (June 2010)