A TALK is to take place on the history of Worcester Cathedral.

The history of the cathedral between 1084 and 1134 is the subject of the free talk hosted by Worcester Civic Society.

It is open to everyone and will begin at 7pm at St Peter’s Baptist Church, Eden Close, Worcester WR5 3TZ this Thursday (March 15).

There is ample free parking in the church car park.

The talk will include details about the structure of the cathedral, its chapter house, cloisters and many stained glass windows.

Speaker Howard Robinson will be talking about some of the famous people associated with the cathedral.

These include King John who worshipped there, Prince Arthur (Henry VIII’s older brother and husband of Katherine of Aragon), the Duke of Hamilton, Edward Elgar and the Reverend Geoffrey Anketell Kennedy, also known as Woodbine Willy.

Mr Robinson, now a cathedral guide, was for many years a secondary school science teacher in Framlingham, Suffolk.

For further information please contact Phil Douce, Worcester Civic Society chairman via email info@worcestercivicsociety.org.uk or call him on 07760352086