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We can offer you any of the following hands on talks:


Everyday life and living

Weapons & warfare

Childhood & Pastimes

Fashion

The life of a Saxon Monk

Saxons in Worcestershire

Archaeology

Crime & Punishment

Burials

Saxons in Worcester

Medicine & Surgery

Alfred the Great

Food & feasting

Battle of Fulford Gate 1066

Harold Godwinson

Farming

Religion

Art & Culture

Edward the Confessor

How about a slide show or a walk around Worcester with one of these...

The Worcester Story
Do you want to find out more about the historic city of Worcester? Then come and join one of our costumed guides as they walk you through the days of yesteryear, allowing you to relive the Worcester Story and the making of a Cathedral City. Hear about the Romans, the devastating Viking raids, Elizabeth I and her visit to the city in 1575 and the bloody battle of Worcester that took place in 1651.

Our Defended City
A defended settlement since the Iron Age, follow the history of the City’s defences through the ages, right up to its modern day flood defences. You will see how the City has been protected by (and from!) Roman Legions,Vikings and roaming Civil War armies, and get a close up look at its 13th Century city walls.

The Severn Story
The longest river in Britain was the site of the earliest activity in Worcester. Wander along the river’s edge to hear tales of thirsty mammoths, salmon fishermen, smuggling and the goddess Sabrina. You will hear how this famous waterway has played its part in the development of trade in the city and communication with the rest of the world.

The Early Story
Worcester is an ancient City. Archaeologically, Worcester saw Mesolithic hunters who came to the banks of the River Severn to hunt woolly Mammoth and Reindeer. Eventually people settled in Worcester and built homes. Why did they settle and how did they cope with the Roman Invasion and Danish raids.The tour takes in sites associated with early     
Good Value for money and very entertaining. It was interesting, informative and fun and the way you deliver the session is a great way to learn history. Paul is a real showman and kept the youngsters enthralled and giggling.

Worcestershire Young Archaeology Club

History brought to life with both facts and humour!

Probus Club of Worcester East