Colwall Village Society Talks and Events


Laura Knight Plaque

Dame Laura Knight

Saturday 19th October 2024 Colwall Library 10:00-12:00

Drop-in morning to view a display about the artist Dame Laura Knight and her Colwall Connection

Laura Knight Plaque

Dame Laura Knight: Heather Whatley

Monday 21st October 2024

Heather Whately of the Dame Laura Knight Society

Previous speakers and events.

17/06/24James Ferguson: Colwall - A Special Place
11/04/24
Archives Open Day: Colwall Golf Courses
15/04/24
Georgia Jacobs: Geological Inspirations - Abberley and Malvern Hills Geopark
29/01/24
Helen Picton: History of Old Court Nurseries
18/11/23
Archives Open Day: World War 1 Remembered
25/09/23
George Demidowicz : History of Barton Court
17/04/23
David Lovelace: Colwall Parish Hedgerow Survey
15/04/23
Archives Open Day: Aunt Alice
23/01/23
Colin Fenn : Reading the Runes in St James' Churchyard
14/11/23
Herefordshire Council: Kerbside Waste Collections - A Greener Future
26/09/22
Mark Warby : Bruce Bairnsfather
22/10/22
Archives Open Day: Colwall Railway
13/06/22
Rory Johnson : Making Meadows with the the Herefordshire Meadows Group
24/01/22
David Nash (Zoom): A Glove Affair
22/11/21
Rhys Griffith (Zoom): Unlocking the History of your House
27/01/2020
David Whitehead : The Historic Parks & Gardens of East Herefordshire and the Malverns
25/11/2019
Catcher Media : Carousel (film)
29/10/2019
Archives Open Day: Colwall Maps
09/09/2019
James Bowen : The VCH Report on Colwall
29/04/2019
George Demidowicz : Charles I's Thirds sold on the Malvern Hills
21/01/2019
Catcher Media : Hop Picking in Herefordshire (film)
10/09/2018
Mike Jackson : Directing the Antiques Roadshow at Eastnor Castle
23/04/2018
Joyce Clifford : The Design and Development of the new Colwall School
22/01/2018
Joe Hillaby : Craswell Priory: a triple unique Grandmontine Cell in the Marches
11/09/2017
Mike Lewis : Hope End and Elisabeth Barrett Browning
19/06/2017
Duncan Bridges : The Work of the Malvern Hills Conservators
24/04/2017
Penny Platt : The History of Cider
23/01/2017
Peter Sutton : William Langland: Poet of the Malvern Hills
19/09/2016
Edward Nash : Development of the Malvern Water Site
20/06/2016
Gary Butler : Refurbishment of Ledbury’s Master’s House
18/04/2016
Ron Shoesmith : Alfred Watkins
25/01/2016
Cora Weaver : The History of Malvern Water
16/11/2015
Steve Hockett : An Auden/Britten Night
20/04/2015
Tim Dixon : Natural History in Colwall
26/01/2015
Beth Andrews : Building with stone in Colwall
15/09/2014
Jenny Harrison, Nick Neve : Colwall War Memorial
28/04/2014
Richard Bryant : The Ice Age in Colwall
27/01/2014
Gordon Wood : Building the Hereford to Worcester Railway
16/09/2013
Amanda Simons : British Camp
22/04/2013
Janet Cooper : The Victoria County History at Eastnor
28/01/2013
Mark Archer : Restoration of Perrycroft
29/10/2012
Tim Bridges : Coddington Church
23/04/2012
Duncan James : Some old Properties in Colwall
23/01/2012
David Lovelace : The Battle of Colwall Park
19/09/2011
Rebecca Roseff : Colwall Chase
12/06/2011
M Lewis: Visit to Hope End
18/04/2011
Elizabeth Lloyd : The Bright Family of Colwall
17/01/2011
Tim Bridges : Colwall Church
20/09/2010
James Ferguson : Colwall Not just a railway Village 1800-1940
21/06/2010
Mike Beard : Story of a Colwall Blacksmith and a few sheep
26/04/2010
Graham Cowan : Colwall Past & Present
15/03/2010
Ian Rowat (Malvern Hills Conservators) : Malvern Hills & Colwall Green
18/01/2010
Mike Lewis : Hope End House
21/09/2009
Paul Remfrey : Herefordshire Beacon/British Camp
15/06/2009
Carl Attwood : Reminiscences of Colwall
27/04/2009
Freda Ballard : Stephen Ballard & Family
19/01/2009
Paul Picton : History of Old Court Nursery & Picton Garden
22/09/2008
Mike Paulson : The Worcester to Hereford Railway
21/04/2008
Cora Weaver : Wealth of watering holes
21/01/2008
Alastair Ramsey : The Downs School
24/09/2007
Dr James Ferguson : Not just a Railway Village - The history of Colwall to 1800
23/04/2007
Dr Denis Savage : Coddington Vineyard
15/01/2007
Pamela Hurle : The History of the Elms School
25/09/2006
Malcolm Atkin : The Civil War - what it was like for ordinary people
24/04/2006
Douglas Davies : Eastnor Castle
16/01/2006
Dr John Payne : Geology of the Malverns
26/09/2005
Keith Duddy : The Restoration of Park Farm
25/04/2005
Brian Smith : Old maps of Herefordshire
17/01/2005
John Boynton : When the Railway came to Colwall
27/09/2004
Joe Hillaby : St. Katherines Hospital, Ledbury in the Middle Ages
26/04/2004
Ian Rowat (Malvern Hills Conservators) : Managing the Malvern Hills and Commons in the 21st Century
19/01/2004
Tim Hoverd(Herefordshire Archaeology)Archaeology of woodland in the Malvern Hills :
22/09/2003
John Tyson(Malvern Water) : Rain to Bottle
28/04/2003
Jim Savage, Graham Cowan : Colwall then and now Part 3
27/01/2003
Nigel Bailey, Hereford and Gloucester Canal Trust : Restoring the Hereford and Gloucester Canal
16/09/2002
Jim Tonkin : Houses and other vernacular buildings
29/04/2002
Jim Savage, Graham Cowan : Colwall then and now Part 2
28/01/2002
Dudley Brook : A Naturalist on the Malvern Hills
24/09/2001
Ruth Richardson : Field names are fascinating
19/04/2001
Jim Savage, Graham Cowan : Colwall then and now
25/01/2001
Dr Johny Birks : Wild mammals around Colwall
25/09/2000
Cora Weaver : Spouts and fountains of the Malvern Hills
17/04/2000
Nick Neve, Tom Marsh and Tony Sear : Colwall Racecourse, Golf in Colwall and The Purlieu
31/01/2000
Harry Green(Worcestershire Wildlife Trust) : Birds
20/09/1999
Valerie Goodbury : Extraction Industries on the Malvern Hills
26/04/1999
Liz Taylour, Freda Ballard, Julia Boyle : The Charlie Ballard Nature Reserve
04/02/1999
Sue Hubbard, Head of Records : Hereford Record Office about historical documents related to Colwall
03/12/1998
: Visit to Hereford Record Office
01/10/1998
Pamela Hurle : The Malvern Hills - past and present
23/04/1998
Fiona Lickorish (English Nature),Celia Beckham (Ledbury CPRE) : Hedgerow survey - introduction
14/04/1998
Barbara Eagles, Henry Horton, Elizabeth Lloyd, Ann Sealy, Paul Picton, Tom Marsh : A wander down Memory Lane