Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion

Media release 24 January 2022 Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion New permanent exhibition opens on 1 February at Worcestershire County Museum New permanent exhibition opens at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle featuring outstanding costume collection A fascinating tour of three centuries of fashion, with costume from every era from the 18th century right up to the present day Find out more here: Captivating Costume: Three [...]

Captivating Costume: A fabulous tour through three centuries of fashion2022-01-26T17:19:41+00:00

Clay Country by Kurt Jackson – landscape paintings depicting Cornwall’s industrial clay works

Clay Country by Kurt Jackson – landscape paintings depicting Cornwall’s industrial clay works, opening at Worcester City Art Gallery on 18 September 2021  Paintings created in situ at the Littlejohns China Clay works depict workers as they extract and transport china clay in an extraordinary man-made landscape China clay from Cornish mines was destined for the porcelain works at Worcester, creating an industrial link between the Midlands and Cornwall Kurt Jackson [...]

Clay Country by Kurt Jackson – landscape paintings depicting Cornwall’s industrial clay works2021-09-13T14:03:44+00:00

Titanic: Honour & Glory – New exhibition at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

New exhibition at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum explores the legacy of the world’s most famous ship. Includes genuine artefacts from the Titanic and her sister ships and memorabilia from the 1997 James Cameron movie. Exhibition tells the story of Worcestershire’s connections to Titanic bringing the passenger experience to life. Celebrating the reopening of the Art Gallery & Museums following closure due to the pandemic. Titanic: Honour & Glory will [...]

Titanic: Honour & Glory – New exhibition at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum2021-05-11T08:43:06+00:00

The Commandery gardens open for some fresh air and family fitness for local residents this Easter

The Commandery gardens will open for free for local residents seeking a breath of fresh air, a walk and a coffee at Easter, with a Family Fun Fitness Trail encouraging little legs to let off steam, from Good Friday 2 to Sunday 18 April (excluding Monday 12 April). Situated next to Fort Royal Hill and just off the canal footpath, The Commandery is in the ideal spot for local residents to [...]

The Commandery gardens open for some fresh air and family fitness for local residents this Easter2021-03-19T13:23:40+00:00

Room to escape at The Commandery, Worcester

Councillors have today given the green light to the development of a new interactive experience at The Commandery, in the heart of historic Worcester. Following approval at today’s Joint Museums Committee, planning will begin to create an ‘Escape Room experience’ at The Commandery, one of Worcester’s oldest buildings. Escape Rooms are interactive quizzes where teams solve puzzles to ‘escape’ a room or a building. £26,000 has been allocated to development, with [...]

Room to escape at The Commandery, Worcester2021-03-19T12:45:02+00:00

Pikes, Porcelain and Savings

Two Worcester City Museums have joined forces to offer visitors a saving and the chance to visit both historic sites. The Commandery and The Museum of Royal Worcester are launching the brand new ‘Pikes and Porcelain Saver Ticket’ this week and will be available to buy from the Worcester Tourist Information Centre. The new ticket will allow visitors to explore both museums at a discounted price as well as the option [...]

Pikes, Porcelain and Savings2019-10-30T10:31:10+00:00
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