BADSEY - NOT EVEN A ONE-HORSE VILLAGE!
Imagine walking through
Badsey in the 1880s? Then let the Badsey Society be your guide. As part of
this year's Richard Phillips Lecture, Will Dallimore will give an illustrated
talk on what you would have seen, and who you would have met in Badsey, at the
time of the first Ordinance Survey map of 1883.
untimely death, Richard Phillips was working on a project for the
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, this involved discovering
buildings that were shown on the early OS map. It is from Richard's findings
that Will Dallimore will base his talk.
The first half of
the lecture will feature Tom Locke, who will present similar discoveries from
Wickhamford. The annual event is at 7.30pm on Friday 28th April 2017, at
Badsey Sports and Social Club in Brewers Lane, Badsey. The evening is open to
CAN I HAVE MY
BOOK BACK, PLEASE?
Brian Smith, is asking anyone who bought his first book of poetry, "From
Down Sands Lane to Cuckoo Bridge" if they would like to sell it back to
him for the original purchase price of £5.
The poetry book, the first of two, sold out completely a couple of years ago.
Since then Mr. Smith produced a second book of poetry, and it was the
production of this second book, "From Packs Meadow to Pear Tree
Corner", that led to a renewed interest in the first.
So Brian is trying to buy back clean copies of the book to supply to waiting
Due to high printing costs for small runs of books it would not be viable for
Brian to print extra books. The proceeds from the profit obtained from both
books was donated to Badsey School and Badsey Church.
SPRING IS ROUND THE CORNER
Photographs taken in and around Badsey by Valerie Magan
How would you
like to put your photos on the Photo Gallery? What we require are 5 or 6
photos (landscape, min size 600 x 450 pixels), with a local theme (sporting,
organisations, church, events, nature etc.) and will will display them
below. Email your photos together with details to email@example.com
A 2000+ page award
dedicated to Badsey's Past.
details of past residents
Over 1200 photos
Census returns from
1841 to 1901
charity organizations and groups in Badsey and the Vale, if you want an
hour of fun and music for your members then why not get the ChORD-ITES to
visit and entertain
you with their five-piece ukulele band. Sorry, they don't do weekend,
or outdoor gigs.
Contact: Will Dallimore Tel No. 831012 (Email: editor
To see a video
of them on YouTube then click here
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