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21 May 2019

Oak Apple Day Celebrations at The Commandery

2019-05-21T09:58:13+01:00

Saturday 25 May (10am-5pm) Sunday 26 May (1.30-5pm) and Monday 27 May (10am-5pm) Oak Apple Day at The Commandery brings a traditional celebration back to life, telling the tale of Charles II’s flight from the Battle of Worcester through living history and spring-inspired family fun, on the last weekend in May. The spectacular Grade I listed Commandery in Worcester will see its medieval Great Hall festooned with garlands of oak leaves, [...]

Oak Apple Day Celebrations at The Commandery2019-05-21T09:58:13+01:00
15 May 2019

There be dragons at Hartlebury Castle this May Bank Holiday

2019-05-15T15:56:00+01:00

There’s roarsome fun this May Bank Holiday weekend when Hartlebury Castle encourages its visitors to discover dragons at the historic site. On Bank Holiday Monday 27 May visitors can hear modern and traditional tales of dragons with the Puppet Tree storytellers, follow the dragon trail around the Castle and enjoy dragon-themed craft activity such as making a dragon puppet or hatching their own dragon egg. Visitors can have a go at [...]

There be dragons at Hartlebury Castle this May Bank Holiday2019-05-15T15:56:00+01:00
16 April 2019

The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective will open 4th May

2019-04-16T13:27:51+01:00

New exhibition announced at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum 4th May – 6th July 2019 • See Turner’s first sketchbook • Turner’s oil painting A View of the High Street, Oxford, 1809-10, is centrepiece of the exhibition • Includes JMW Turner’s first commissions Hot on the heels of the record-breaking Matisse exhibition at Worcester Art Gallery & Museum, the Gallery are showing the work of another internationally renowned artist this [...]

The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective will open 4th May2019-04-16T13:27:51+01:00
8 April 2019

Hop to the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle for Easter Fun

2019-04-09T11:15:40+01:00

This Easter weekend Hartlebury Castle goes animal-mad with Animal Mania, a weekend of fun with furry creatures, animal activities and an Easter trail to hop around. On Easter Monday 22 April visitors can get up close to a host of animals including baby rabbits, chicks, chinchillas, skunks and corn snakes and even take part in ferret racing with the Heart of England Ferrets Association. Younger visitors can look out for Hartlebury [...]

Hop to the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle for Easter Fun2019-04-09T11:15:40+01:00
15 March 2019

Curators reveal Worcestershire County Museum’s collections in a new programme of talks

2019-03-15T14:10:19+01:00

Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle is the home of amazing collections of transport, costume and archaeology, and expert curators are about to shine the spotlight on these fascinating objects in a new series of talks open to the public. The first talk takes place at Hartlebury Castle on Thursday 21 March at 1pm and is an introduction to the new exhibition Fashioning Peace which explores the effect the First World [...]

Curators reveal Worcestershire County Museum’s collections in a new programme of talks2019-03-15T14:10:19+01:00
18 February 2019

It’s official – Hartlebury Castle is a Hidden Gem

2019-02-18T11:09:28+01:00

The team at Hartlebury Castle are celebrating after being awarded Visit England’s Hidden Gem Accolade. Hidden Gem is a national award for smaller attractions that offer a very good visitor experience. Awards are made for a high quality experience and memorable visit. The Award follows a Visit England assessment of Hartlebury Castle which took into account all areas of activity; from cleanliness and catering to the visitor welcome and customer care. [...]

It’s official – Hartlebury Castle is a Hidden Gem2019-02-18T11:09:28+01:00
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