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Badsey Community Sports & Social Club/Zoom, 7.30 pm - Come and find out what was discovered during the Big Badsey Dig which took place over the weekend of 21st-22nd May 20

The 21st AGM of The Badsey Society was held on Friday 10th February 2022 as a “hybrid” meeting; 45 members were in attendance in person and 11 via Zoom.

Liz Pearson Mann gave a talk entitled "Eat Like Your Ancestors: the archaeology of food and the farmed landscape and the future of food".  The talk was attended by 38 people in person and 15 v

Our December talk took place appropriately in St James’ Church.  The speaker, Chris Pickford, and his wife, joined the Badsey bell-ringers at 7.30 to welcome people into the church.

Back in January of this year, Maureen Spinks and Shirley Tutton spoke to members about the 1921 census which had just been published.

Following on from their successful workshop held via Zoom in 2020, Alan & Shirley Tutton repeated this workshop, this time held at Badsey Community Sports & Social Club.

The Chairman, on holiday in Germany, introduced the talk via Zoom; five people were on Zoom and 27 were present in the Hall at Badsey Community Sports & Social Club.

The morning of Saturday 23rd July dawned bright and clear.

On the afternoon of Sunday 19th June, Tom Locke and Val Harman led a stroll down Manor Road, Wickhamford, looking at houses which featured in the census of 1921.  Lots of fascinating facts abo

A few hardy souls met at the Remembrance Hall for a stroll round the northern part of Badsey.  Unfortunately the good weather of the night before did not last and the walk had to be abandoned

A small group of people met outside Aldington Manor on the morning of Saturday 18th June for a walk round Aldington.

On a glorious Friday evening, a large number of people met at The Wheatsheaf to take a stroll round the centre of Badsey looking at houses which appeared in the 1921 census.

Over the weekend of 21st-22nd May, 19 test pits were dug in the village.

Very soon some new signs will appear around the village.

Wayne Perkins, an archaeologist and former pupil of Evesham High School, came to give a talk in St James’ Church about the historic graffiti that may be found there.  He writes: 

The sixth Richard Phillips Memorial Lecture was presented by Alan Eames.

The 20th AGM of The Badsey Society was held on Friday 25th February 2022 as a “hybrid” meeting; 32 members were in attendance in person and 11 via Zoom.

Just a week after the release on the 1921 census Shirley Tutton and Maureen Spinks spoke about what you might expect to find in the census and how it will help you understand more about your family

Maureen Spinks spoke about the village photographic survey which took place in the Spring of 2021 and showed how the village has changed over the past 50 years.

An earlier version of The Round of Gras pub sign, Badsey; the current one is not nearly so colourful.

Did you know that the commonest pub name in the UK is “The Red Lion”?

America - land of dreams.

Nearly 50 people from the Badsey area are known to have emigrated to America in the last quarter of the 19th century – and specifically to the Auburn region of Ohio.

Another successful Members’ Evening was held at The Pub in a Club.

Our first Members’ Night, held at The Pub in a Club, proved to be a popular event, so it has been decided to repeat this in May.

The morning of Saturday 22nd July dawned bright and clear, but as the morning progressed, dark clouds threatened and, an hour before the Flower Show was due to start, the heavens opened.

We no longer had the staggeringly high temperatures of earlier in the week, but thankfully the rain held off.

The second Richard Phillips Memorial took place on Friday 28th April 2017 at Badsey Community Sports & Social Club with 45 members present.  Richard's partner, Lizzie Noyes, began proceedings w

The complete 2016 cast.

St James’ Church, Badsey, was again the venue for a reading of letters from a family who lived in Badsey a hundred years ago.

Tony and Jane at the start.

After a gap of 30 years, it was carnival time in Badsey again. Seven floats took part in a procession which wound its way from the Remembrance Hall, down Synehurst and into the High Street, along Brewers Lane, Chapel Street, School Lane, High Street and back into Brewers Lane, ending up at Badsey Community Sports & Social Club.

Chairman, Maureen Spinks, at The Badsey Society stand.

The church bells were ringing as people made their way to the Recreation Ground on the morning of the 114th Annual Flower Show – either to enter their exhibits or to set up their stall.

Walking at Black Banks.

Two dogs and 27 members turned out to walk to Blackminster and back via Black Banks and Aldington.