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Next Bromsgrove Group Meeting: 10 July 2018

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Visit to Greyfriars, Worcester

Greyfriars

Greyfriars was built 1n 1480 by a wealthy merchant. It became a home to wealthy families up until the 17th century and in 1699 a baker purchased the lease and divided the house into two. It became a mixture of homes, shops and businesses for the next 200 years. Trade varied and included clothing, hats, bread, leather goods, umbrellas and china riveting. Over the years buildings were added and extended including 10 cottages in the back yard. The property was threatened with demolition several times before being transferred to the National Trust in 1966.

Entrance is free for National Trust members and £5.10p for Non-members. Pre-booking is essential - please contact us if you wish to attend and have not yet put your name down.

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Please Note:- there will be no meeting in August

For our September meeting on the 11th we have "Darling Elizabeth" by Mary Bodfish. Note the date in your diary.


 

 

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