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The Hive

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Sawmill Cl
Worcester, WR1 3PD United Kingdom
http://www.thehiveworcester.org/

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November 2019

Histories from Worcestershire and Beyond

November 14, 9:00 am - November 23, 5:00 pm
The Hive, Sawmill Cl
Worcester, WR1 3PD United Kingdom
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An exhibition of fifty secret histories of Worcestershire. Including the lost village of Croome, an amputation chair, Tudor demons, the trauma of the Spanish flu, a cold war nuclear bunker and where royalty was to be evacuated if there was a Nazi invasion during the Second World War.

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Blue Potatoes and Invasion Fears

November 20, 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Hive, Sawmill Cl
Worcester, WR1 3PD United Kingdom
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Throughout the day there will be drop-in activities in The Hive Studio giving you a chance to listen to oral histories, view archive film, answer quizzes, examine extracts from Worcestershire wartime newspapers, take a look at the weekly ration allowance and taste wartime foods such as carrot jam. In the evening, enjoy a talk (starting at 18:30) about some of the secret invasion fears that haunted Worcestershire during the Second World War, and discover some of the weird and wonderful…

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