Public Events

We arrange open events related to our research where a speaker presents an informal illustrated lecture on a given subject. All are very welcome to attend these events.

Talks commence at 7.30 p.m. in the Hallow Parish Hall, with a short interval during the evening.  Pay at the door – the entrance charge of £3.00, includes a raffle ticket. Refreshments are available.


27.02.20 - Everyday Life in Georgian Times, a talk by Paul Harding 

28.11.19 - A Victorian Christmas presented by 'Time to Time'

02.09.19 - A group of members and some of their partners enjoyed a Heritage Walk around Great Malvern, setting off from the railway station.  Also visited the museum.

23.05.19 - Hallow Church:  It's History and Heroes - a series of mini talks given by members of the Church and History Group to celebrate 150 years since the Church was built.

07.03.19 - Worcester during the English Civil War, a talk by Paul Harding

12.11.18 - The Legacy of Peace: 1918. A Return to Normality?  An illustrated talk by Sandra Taylor

28.06.18 - Hallow Park, an illustrated talk by members of the History Group

05.04.18 - King John and the Magna Carta, a talk by Ken Pollock

02.11.17 - WITLEY COURT, a film and talk was presented by Ken Pollock that gave us an insight into the history and restoration of the property together with the Perseus and Andromeda fountain.

26.06.17 - Worcester Porcelain, talk and tour of museum together with observing the conversion of buildings to residential use.  Visit arranged by group member Liz Flack who is shortly relocating to Northern Ireland.  Thank you Liz for today's visit, and previous contributions to our club.

04.06.17 - Display of research into Businesses and Shops was arranged by members in Parish Hall at the annual Country Fair.

27.04.17 - Worcester's Leather Industry by Val Hibbitt

02.02.17 - Sentenced to 'Beyond the Seas' - talk about 8 female convicts deported to Australia in the 1780s, presented by David Clark, ex Mayor of Worcester

06.10.16 - Hallow at Leisure (Part II) - presented by members of the History Group

28.06.16 - Outside visit to NT property Croome Court & RAF Defford, Worcester.  To see a photograph, click here.
18.04.16 - Elgar's Countryside - Talk by Brian Draper, M.B.E.

08.02.16 - Hallow at Leisure - Talk by members of the Hallow History Group, and interlude music by our local hand bell ringers

12.10.15 - The Royal Albert Orphanage, Henwick Road, Worcester - Val Hibbitt

08.09.15 - Outside visit to Hartlebury Castle -  Photographs, click here

02.07.15 - Outside visit to Little Malvern Court & Priory

08.02.16 - Hallow at Leisure - presented by members of the History Group

09.06.15 - Outside visit to Bletchley Park (WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks & Museum)

15.06.15 - The History of Worcestershire County Cricket Club by Tim Jones

26.03.15 - Upstairs Downstairs by Chris Upton

06.11.14 - The Home Guard of WWI, The Volunteer Training Corps – Malcolm Atkin

25.09.14 - The History of Hallow’s Public Houses, Past and Present – members of  the Hallow History Group

11.09.14 - Nurse Violet Edith Pratt, Harold Algernon Webb, and Life In Hallow WWI (as recorded by the Parish Magazines of the period) – talk given to the WI by members of the Hallow History Group

15.05.14 - Worcestershire In World War II - Paul Harding

01.07.14 – Outside visit to RAF Cosford

24.10.13 - Hallow’s Workhouse and the life and times of Charles and Amy Wheeley Lea – Joy Fulcher

19.06.13 - Hallow History Walk – Mike & Ann Finn & History Group members

19.05.13 - Hallow Farms and Mills Book Launch and Village Country Fayre

27.09.12 - Hops and cider-making – Penny Platts

21.05.12 & - Hallow School Tercentenary display 

16.04.12 - Mills in and around Hallow – Richard Galle

25.01.12 - Footpaths and Bridleways of Hallow – Heather Rendall

30.11.11 - Park Farm and the History of Church Lane, Hallow – Darren Miller

25.09.11 - Launch of Farms and Mills Project + Old Photos of Hallow – Ray Jones

At the end of a project the research group mounts a public display. These are always popular events, making all our hard work worthwhile. Visit the History Group 'Research' page to learn more about our past projects.