A photo of The Commandery's garden during a Living History event.


The Commandery
The Commandery, Sidbury, Worcester, WR1 2HU


18 Feb 2024


10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Living History 2024

All day, Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February 2024 | The Commandery 

Come face to face with the past at The Commandery’s biggest weekend of the year!

Explore living history encampments and watch marvellous military displays at Worcester’s historic Commandery.*

The site will be alive with performances by musicians and dancers, and you can learn about traditional crafts too.

Encounter reenactors throughout the beautiful Grade-1 listed building and gardens, where they’ll be demonstrating and displaying historical weaponry.

There will be a full schedule of timed displays and drills throughout the day.

Living History 2024 is organised in partnership with The Worcester Re-enactors.

Plan your visit

Usual admission applies; free admission to those with a season or residents’ pass. Find out more.

You can book admission online here, but advance booking is not essential. You can just turn up, pay in the shop, and enjoy!

Please note one of the lifts is currently out of order; please call the team on 01905 361821 if you would like to find out more about the accessibility of the building.

While you’re here…

See how many things you can tick off The Commandery’s top 10 highlights list!


A musket firing display at Living History, The Commandery.


*Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances cavalry displays will not be taking place in 2024.

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