Help us turn Hartlebury Castle into something really special. We couldn’t manage without our fantastic volunteers and we’re always looking for new volunteers to join our friendly teams. All you need is enthusiasm and a smile. So, if you enjoy meeting new people, learning new skills, putting old skills to good use and having fun then get in touch with us today: Jacqueline Smith, Volunteer Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 01299 250797. Current Volunteering Opportunities [...]
Worcester’s Commandery wins Best Visitor Attraction at the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellenceaburton1a2018-11-28T22:54:23+00:00
Museums Worcestershire staff are celebrating today as The Commandery has been awarded the accolade of Best Visitor Attraction in the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence 2018 Museums Worcestershire staff are celebrating today as The Commandery, one of Worcester’s most historic buildings, has been awarded the accolade of Best Visitor Attraction in the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence 2018, presented yesterday at the Bank House Hotel, Worcester. Last summer The Commandery launched [...]
Volunteers are needed to support museum staff and carry out face-to-face visitor research at each of our museums – Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum, The Commandery & Worcestershire County Museum About the Role Volunteers are needed to support museum staff and carry out face-to-face visitor research at each of our museums – Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum, The Commandery and Worcestershire County Museum. At Museums Worcestershire we are always [...]
Sunday 26 – Monday 27 August (10am – 5pm) Visitors to The Commandery can step back 800 years to experience medieval celebrations and discover what life was like during The Middle Ages in one of Worcester's oldest buildings. The joyful medieval celebrations will bring together two days of activities where visitors can join in with terrific tournament games, explore a living history camp with Amicorum re-enactors, try their hand at traditional [...]
Suitcase Stories was a reminiscence, storytelling and music project for people living with dementia and their carers The aim was to improve the health and wellbeing of participants by using real objects to evoke memories, allowing them to share their stories of the past with their friends, relatives and carers as well as with a professional storyteller. Learning staff from Museums Worcestershire ran fun and interactive workshops where participants could look [...]
Using artefacts from the Museums Worcestershire and partner collections, this exhibition will explore how our future was changed for ever by the First World War. From Saturday 3rd February - Saturday 10th November 2018 WW1's legacy was a wide impact on life in the C20th, making changes in class structure, politics, fashion, food production as well as our national defence.