Stourport Civic Society Events

Stourport Civic Society

All events start at 7-30pm at the Elizabeth Mills Centre (formerly the Social Day Centre) in New Street, Stourport. Everybody is welcome – Charge for members £1.50, non-members is £3.00.








10th September 2015

Jo Roche Stourport Methodist Church A window into the historical story of how the local Methodist church came about.
8th October 2015 Bernice Thompson The Lacemaker in My Family A look at lacemaking – past and present.
12th November 2015 Ellie Target In Another Man’s Shoes Ellie tells the true story of how her Norwegian father was in the resistance during second world war, was captured by the Germans, escaped and eventually married a WREN.
10th December 2015 David Clark Sentenced- To Beyond the Seas The story of eight women who were deported to Australia, together, and what became of them.
14th January 2016 Festive Event Light Entertainment is on the Programme!
11th February 2016 Ray Sturdy Vesta Tilley From a hard early life to a huge success as a talented music hall and theatre entertainer.
10th March 2016 David Symons The Staffordshire Hoard A specialist from Birmingham Museum tells the interesting story regarding the hundreds of Anglo Saxon artefacts found in a Staffordshire field.
14th April 2016 Geoff King Woodbine Willie The story of the Worcester vicar who gave both cigarettes and spiritual aid to World War I troops.
12th May 2016  Max Keen Henry V and Battle of Agincourt  This turning point in the 100 years War created our national hero Henry V.
9th June 2016 AGM and Local History Award
14th July 2016 Jacqueline Passey Libraries of The Future An opportunity to find out about the changing roles of libraries and their place in our community..