Category Archives: Talks and Workshops

Lent Groups (2015)

Lent Groups

‘Travelling through Lent with John’s gospel’

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Christmas Wreath Demo & Workshop (Dec 2014)

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Village Society Open Day (July 2014)

A chance to examine some of the Roman finds made during the dig of 2012 and a look at some of the lives of local people who lived and died during WWI.

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Lent (2014) – Beer & Ethics

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Lent (2014)

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Visit to Hanley Castle by the Duke of York in 1409-10

The launch of Jim Toomey’s last book – an account of the visit to Hanley Castle by the Duke of York in 1409-10 – will be held in the Village Hall at 2.30pm on Saturday, 15th February 2014.

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Community Dig Concluded

In February, county archaeologist and project manager Derek Hurst addressed a packed meeting of members and volunteers to explain what had been found during the community dig that took place in the field north of Quay Lane in September/October 2012. Over the course of the   project, some 60 volunteers found 1902 artefacts weighing 142 kg in five trenches. Much of this material was slag and iron waste from smelting furnaces – evidence that Hanley Castle was a significant industrial site in Roman times.

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WI Craft Day (Mar 2013)

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DIY Christmas Workshop (Dec 2012)

 Malvern Floral Art Club

DIY Christmas Workshop
(ideal for beginers)

Floral Art

Wednesday 12th December


Hanley Swan Village Hall

Come along and make your own floral decorations for Christmas such as a wreath, table arrangements etc. No experience needed. You will be shown techniques and examples and will have an opportunity to produce your own arrangement which you can take away with you.

Cost £15 to include all neccessary materials and refreshments.
(Please bring your own scissors)

To book a place please telephone Christine Peer 01684 310 215

Community Dig News (Week 3)

Day 13 – 9 October. A reduced workforce finishes recording features in Trench 2 and more finds are made in Trenches 5 and 6.

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