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On our recent visit to Worcester Cathedral we passed several elephants that are part of a current art trail.
Each sculpture has been sponsored by a business and individually designed by an artist – either well-known or just starting out, from the Worcestershire area or further afield. They marched into the city on Tuesday, 13th July [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 28th 2021

After breakfast we set off to Worcester to visit the Cathedral. The Three Choirs Festival was taking place so parts of the Cathedral were obscured by the temporary seating and stage area. We were however, treated to a wonderful practice session of Elgar’s Enigma Variations. The BBC were setting up for recording the performance for [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 5th 2021

We had left plans for my ’significant birthday’ celebration until the last minute. It was looking good to go for a Staycation so we booked into a hotel in Sherbourne, Dorset. Just after the booking was made lockdown tiers were announced.  A few days before the planned mini adventure Chez Nous was moved into tier [...]

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The Moores were drapers and clothiers in this city at the time of Queen Elizabeth I.  Their fortunes were laid by “farming out” spinning and weaving with local farmers wives and cottagers, they then died the cloth and sold the finished article. Soon they had business connections in London and with the continent.
This splendid monument [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 6th 2017

Coventry Cathedral was destroyed by fire in 1940. These 14th. century hand carved nails from its roof were formed into a cross which became a symbol of reconciliation in a divided world. When the diocese of Worcester its 1300th anniversary in  1980 this cross of nails was given to it by the Bishop and people [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 5th 2017

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