Malvern Civic Society:
What we do
The Society has an active social and educative programme that aims to entertain and inform our members.We
do not concentrate exclusively upon Malvern but take a broad view of the region and beyond.
We hold monthly meetings with speakers talking on a wide variety of
topics. Our talks are usually held in Eden Church Conference Centre, Grovewood Road, WR14 1GD (off
Townsend Way), close to the Malvern Spa Hotel and new Premier Inn at 7.30 pm. Refreshments are available before the meetings, from 7.00 pm. There is an
admission charge of £2 for members and £4 for non-members. Details are given on the events page.
We have coach excursions and local visits to places of historic and
We have a programme of monthly country walks that enable members to
meet together and broaden their knowledge of the area.
In the summer the Society's own guides lead weekly town walks.
We publish a magazine called "Bandstand" which we e-mail and deliver or post to all members
The AnnualReport forms part of the October edition.
In recent years the Society has organised a very successful Civic Week in partnership with other organisations.
The Society has an annual Civic Award Scheme to promote good quality
design in the Malvern area.
Our Planning Sub-Committee meets regularly throughout the year, keeps
a watchful eye on all new planning applications and opposes proposals that are considered insensitive or inappropriate.
The Society has other working groups, including our Programme Sub-Committee, our Strategy Group, the Friends of Malvern's Railway and the Friends of Malvern's Cemeteries, which also meet regularly.
are building an archive of documents and materials relating to the
Society since its foundation.
Society publishes a growing list of booklets written by members on
various aspects of Malvern's heritage.
Society has erected a growing number of blue and green plaques
commemorate famous people who have lived in Malvern.
give financial support to local causes such as "Bands in the
Park", "Malvern in Bloom" and the "Autumn in
walks, of about three to four miles, in local towns and
countryside, enable members to meet together and broaden their
knowledge of the region. Further details of current walks can be
found on the events
out about the fascinating history of Malvern .. learn more about
our Weekly Guided Town Walks
you enjoy a good read? Malvern Civic Society has a range of publications
that might interest you.
Plaques of Malvern
the historic Blue and Green Plaques of Malvern