On Monday 16 March 2020 at The Commandery, Museums Worcestershire and Arts Uplift CIC will present a symposium on 'Suitcase Stories' for the arts, health and heritage sectors to celebrate the achievements of the project and the impact it had on people’s lives. “brilliant as always, no matter how we feel when we come in, we are always happy when we leave” Suitcase Stories participant The Suitcase Stories project explored the use [...]
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On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 February, see 2000 years of history come to life at The Commandery's Living History event, a weekend full of medieval monks, Viking warriors, World War II and much more. This exciting annual event, organised by The Worcester Re-enactors in partnership with The Commandery, attracts thousands of visitors who can immerse themselves in a journey through history, from Vikings to Victorians. Over 200 re-enactors bring history [...]
Artworks, costume and literature tell the conflicting stories of the Georgian era Includes a first edition of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice on loan from a private lender Exhibition brings together artefacts and stories from across Regency Worcester Opens 18 January until 28 March, free entry. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum presents a new exhibition exploring the fact and the fiction behind one of the most fascinating and tumultuous periods [...]
A fantastic new programme has been unveiled at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum. Throughout 2020 the Gallery aims to bring the best of the nation's art to Worcester, including artworks by Rembrandt and Picasso, and a family summer show which wages war on waste. Saturday 18 January sees the opening of Georgians: the Pride and the Prejudice, where visitors can explore the characters and stories of the Georgian age through [...]
• Worcester Society of Artists annual exhibition opens 7 December to 11 January. • Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, open until 4 January 2020. A special Christmas event at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday 7 December 11am – 1pm welcomes visitors to enjoy a festive drink and mince pie and get their Christmas shopping done with a bonus of 10% off [...]
After a fantastic Love Worcester Heritage Festival in February 2019, the festival returns in 2020 with even more exciting activities, events and history to discover. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum will be taking part with it's Mayflower exhibition and half-term Mayflower activities. The Commandery's most anticipated event of the year Living History will also make a return during the festival. Take a look at the events programme below, [...]