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Ravenna in Droitwich: a Hidden Gem

Earlier this week David Holden led a fascinating guided tour round the Sacred Heart church as part of the DAN Arts Week in Droitwich. He talked about the story of the church and its wonderful Venetian glass mosaics, which include as … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Last year we came back up the coast of northern France with a few hours to spare before the dash for Eurotunnel and stopped off at the British military cemetery at Terlincthun. We have visited these on occasion and paid our … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Droitwich

After 31 years living in this small Worcestershire town, I was amazed the other evening at some of the things I’ve walked past on many an occasion and not known about or noticed. The local history society advertised a talk & … Continue reading

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A bit of time travel…

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Oops. It’s ages since I posted; thought I’d pop up a few pictures from a (fairly) recent event at Avoncroft we went to with a couple of visiting friends. The museum is always a pleasant place to meander around, and additionally … Continue reading

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Hidden History and Hard Work

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A friend invited me along to see the work that enthusiastic volunteers from the Worcester, Birmingham and  Droitwich Canals Society, working with the Canal and River Trust, are doing to make secure and conserve the structure of the canalside lime … Continue reading

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