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    Posts from August 2013


    • 29th August 2013
    Starting Family History courses available

    One of the most popular reasons for people to come to The Hive and use our resources is  family history, which is very popular. Whether it is triggered by watching the latest series of Who Do You Think You Are?, discovery of old photos or letters, a conversation with relatives or simple curiosity we are...

    • 27th August 2013
    War Memorials Worcestershire

    Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service (WAAS) and Worcester City Council Historic Environment Record (WHER) are considering applying to Heritage Lottery Fund to run a project to record our County’s war memorials. Our war memorials are at risk for a number of reasons: · The locations of many of them are unknown; · Many are falling into disrepair...

    • 22nd August 2013
    Nash’s Almhouses jigsaw and real artefact activities at The Hive

    On Wednesday, 21st August visitors to the Children’s Library were able to find out about an unusual aspect of the history and archaeology of The Hive site, by participating in an event provided by staff from the Archive and Archaeology Service.  The activities were based around a giant 5 metre long jigsaw of a terrace of...

    • 6th August 2013
    Mapping small wetlands in Worcestershire: the results

    Wandering around the Worcestershire countryside for any length of time is likely to take you past small wetlands of varying descriptions – fishponds, moats, mill leats, osiers, marsh and reed beds and other boggy areas which were once river or stream channels. In a recent post we introduced a project which maps and assesses small wetlands...

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