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About Us

Beacons is a Development Education Centre working in the counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. We take our name from the two beacons on the Malvern Hills, representing each of the two counties.

Its purpose is to advance the education of the public in understanding: The people of the countries of the world and the material and financial circumstances of such people; The customs, traditions, beliefs, social systems, values, history, geography and government of such people; The economic development of such countries, including sustainable development and global interdependence.

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Modern Lectures

BEACONS is pleased to offer FREE talks on Climate Change, delivered by the author of our acclaimed Guides to Climate Change, David Terry. All David's talks are tailored to meet the requirements and level of the audience - from school students to adult groups. Delivered in an entertainingly informal and witty manner, previous talks have been very favourably received.

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