County organisations join together on major new People’s Collection Residents asked to donate objects, photos and documents from their Coronavirus experience to the collections of Museums Worcestershire and Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service Collections will record personal experiences in extraordinary times Whilst the residents of Worcestershire are living through the Covid-19 pandemic, Museums Worcestershire and Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service want to collect their objects, images, stories, documents and ephemera that [...]
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As featured on The Repair Shop to be aired Wednesday 29 April 8pm BBC1 Malcolm Steward (Right) with Garston Phillips (Left), in the re-created Steward Chemist Shop at Worcester Museum & Art Gallery. Pic Jonathan Barry 31.1.19 In 1974 a mammoth task was achieved when Steward's Chemist Shop, formerly situated on Worcester High Street, was relocated lock, stock and many bottles to Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]