Memories of Worcester

The photo of the Crown took me back to the late '70's/early '80's. I was a young Civil Servant, & the Crown, with it's real ale, was my offices favourite haunt at lunchtime on payday. As we worked flexitime, 2 hour lunches were not uncommon, or finishing work early on Friday. Wadworth's 6X & a big, shared bowl of (...Read full memory)

From June 1965 -May 1969 I lived with my family over the Stead & Simpsons shoe shop where my husband was the manager. This is the shop centre right of the picture with the 2 white blinds out. The large 3 bedroomed flat was on the top 2 floors and my youngest son was born Nov 1967 in the top floor bedroom.  The (...Read full memory)

Do you remember the Gaumont Junior Club? For a few pennies on a Saturday morning, hundreds of local kids watched a cartoon, a newsreel, an information picture and a main feature...PLUS, there was community singing with John Bee on the mighty Wurlitzer organ. I remember that during the war, we all stood (...Read full memory)

My Grandad lived in 8 College Street Worcester, just opposite the Cathedral. Part of the house was this room that went over the lytch gate and through to the street behind, which I think was Angel Place. The room over the lytch gate had a very eerie feel to it and (...Read full memory)

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