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Worcester is a city and county town of Worcestershire in the West Midlands. The home of Royal Worcester Porcelain and the Lea & Perrins factory where the traditional Worcestershire Sauce is made. One of the flourishing industries of Worcester was glove making. Worcester's Gloving industry peaked between 1790 to 1820 when about 30,000 were employed by 150 companies.

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Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Worcester, England; situated on a bank overlooking the River Severn. It is the seat of the Bishop of Worcester. Built between 1084 and 1504, Worcester Cathedral represents every style of English architecture from Norman to Perpendicular Gothic. It is famous for its Norman crypt and unique chapter house, its unusual Transitional Gothic bays, its fine woodwork and its "exquisite" central tower.

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Museum of Royal Worcester

Museum of Royal Worcester former 'Worcester Porcelain Museum' and 'Dyson Perrins Museum' is a ceramics museum located in the Royal Worcester porcelain factory's former site.

It is just two minutes’ walk from Worcester Cathedral and the city centre and is proud to hold the largest collection of Worcester porcelain in the world.

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Tudor House

Tudor House Hands-on exhibits in a timber-framed, 16th-century house with lead windows. Limited opening hours. Admission is FREE and inside you will find rooms almost five hundred years old. A few choice exhibits (some of which you can touch as well as look at) are complemented by fascinating interpretations of the history of this ancient city. It is run entirely by volunteers, some of the city's best guides, artists, historians and craftspeople giving up their time for the pleasure of working in a special place.

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Huntingdon Hall

Huntingdon Hall is Worcestershire's premier live music venue, staging an eclectic programme of live music, comedy & spoken word events.

It is situated halfway along Deansway between the Cathedral and the River Severn Bridge, opposite Worcester College of Technology between Beatties and BHS in Crowngate Shopping Centre.

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Worcester Guildhall

Worcester Guildhall. Begun in 1721 The Guildhall replaced an earlier building occupying the same site on the High Street. The building was constructed in the Queen Anne style and contained the administrative centre for Worcester as well as civil and assize courts for the county of Worcestershire. The courts have gone but the Guildhall is still the administrative heart of Worcestershire City Council. The Guildhall is open 6 days a week and the public may view the Grand Italianate styled Assembly room with its collection of portraits. It may be possible to visit the cells.