The Fitzhamon Lecture – “The Last Monks of Medieval Tewkesbury”

Tewkesbury Abbey

Professor James Clark, Associate Dean for Research and Knowledge Transfer, Professor of History, Exeter University. Further details about Professor Clark available from this link Tickets £10 to include refreshments are now on sale in the Abbey Shop Please note: If you purchased tickets for the 2020 Fitzhamon Lecture which was cancelled due to Covid restrictions […]


Friends’ Festival – Day Out to Coventry


A day trip by coach from Tewkesbury to include guided tours of Gurdwara  Sri Guru Singh Sabha Sikh Temple and Coventry Cathedral Tickets will go on sale on 30th April 2022 Further details to follow


Friends’ Autumn Lecture: “Sir George Gilbert Scott – Hero or Villain”

Parish Hall, Tewkesbury Abbey Church Street, Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Abbey was a recipient of the interventions of Sir George Gilbert Scott, the Victorian Gothic Revivalist Architect, during the years 1870-1879. In this lecture Mr Tim Bridges, Conservation Adviser at the Victorian Society, will explore the controversies surrounding Gilbert Scott's work with many of the Medieval buildings in Great Britain during the Victorian era. […]


Visit to Nicholson Organ Works and Little Malvern Priory

Nicholson & Co are one of the two largest firms of organ builders in Britain. The firm was originally established by Richard Nicholson in Rochdale in the 1820s; his son John set up business on his own in Worcester in 1841, and quickly rose to fame through instruments such as that at Great Malvern Priory […]


Autumn Talk: Tim Jeffree, Changing Churches – updating churches for modern use

Tim Jeffree is the maker of the Abbey's fine 'Cope Chest' located at the West End of the Abbey. He runs a carpentry business, TDJ Joinery, based at Prinknash Abbey, making church furniture that is unique, spiritual, functional and robust, with commissions from all over the country. Tickets are on sale from The Abbey Shop, […]


Friends’ Visit to The Firs, Upper Broadheath

Immerse yourself in the surroundings and music of Edward Elgar as Dr Roger Allen (piano) and John Parsons (violin) perform a short live recital of Elgar’s music. The Firs, located in the picturesque countryside near Worcester, holds a special place in the heart of music enthusiasts and history buffs alike as the birthplace of Sir […]