Thursday 29 November – Sunday 23 December 2018 This winter step back almost two hundred years and delight in The Commandery dressed for Christmas inspired by Charles Dickens’ festive story ‘A Christmas Carol’. As visitors wander the beautiful grade I listed historic building nestled in the heart of Worcester, they will discover vignettes of the spirits of Christmas past, present and future, encountering the Beetling shop and Marley’s ghost along the [...]
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Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle is getting into the festive spirit with its much-loved 'Christmas at the Castle' weekend on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December. This annual event attracts visitors from far and wide to enjoy the Castle looking at its festive best, with seasonal activities and fun for the whole family. One of the highlights of the day will be the chance to meet Father Christmas and receive [...]
Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, opens 17 November until 5 January 2019. Throughout December join Worcester Society of Artists for a series of demonstrations alongside their annual exhibition which runs from 1 December until 26 January. Special openings and family events throughout December featuring discounts off all purchases and opportunities to create your own Christmas crafts. Check the website for details: museumsworcestershire.org.uk This Christmas, [...]
Please note this is a news item from 2018 - our latest Volunteer information can be found on this page. 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 [...]
Worcester’s Commandery wins Best Visitor Attraction at the Visit Worcestershire Awards for Excellence
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 [...]