18 February 2019

It’s official – Hartlebury Castle is a Hidden Gem


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
6 February 2019

Visit Museums Worcestershire this half term


Museums Worcestershire offer fun for all the family this February 2019 half term. A whole host of great activities at all three venues: The Commandery, City Art Gallery & Museum, and Hartlebury Castle. Living History at The Commandery, Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th February Super Heroes activities at the County Museum at Hartlebury Castle, Tuesday 19th - Friday 22nd February Love Worcester, Love Matisse at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, Tuesday 19th February Amazing Ancestors lucky dip bags at [...]

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22 November 2018

Enter into the Spirit of Christmas at The Commandery


Thursday 29 November – Sunday 23 December 2018 This winter step back almost two hundred years and delight in The Commandery dressed for Christmas inspired by Charles Dickens’ festive story ‘A Christmas Carol’. As visitors wander the beautiful grade I listed historic building nestled in the heart of Worcester, they will discover vignettes of the spirits of Christmas past, present and future, encountering the Beetling shop and Marley’s ghost along the [...]

Enter into the Spirit of Christmas at The Commandery2018-12-10T15:53:56+01:00
21 November 2018

Christmas comes to Hartlebury Castle


Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle is getting into the festive spirit with its much-loved 'Christmas at the Castle' weekend on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December.  This annual event attracts visitors from far and wide to enjoy the Castle looking at its festive best, with seasonal activities and fun for the whole family. One of the highlights of the day will be the chance to meet Father Christmas and receive [...]

Christmas comes to Hartlebury Castle2018-12-10T15:55:04+01:00
10 November 2018

Christmas arrives at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum Crafted for You exhibition


Crafted for You features beautiful work created by artists from across Worcestershire, opens 17 November until 5 January 2019. Throughout December join Worcester Society of Artists for a series of demonstrations alongside their annual exhibition which runs from 1 December until 26 January. Special openings and family events throughout December featuring discounts off all purchases and opportunities to create your own Christmas crafts. Check the website for details: This Christmas, [...]

Christmas arrives at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum Crafted for You exhibition2018-12-10T15:52:13+01:00
29 September 2018

Volunteer at Hartlebury Castle


Help us turn Hartlebury Castle into something really special. We couldn’t manage without our fantastic volunteers and we’re always looking for new volunteers to join our friendly teams. All you need is enthusiasm and a smile. So, if you enjoy meeting new people, learning new skills, putting old skills to good use and having fun then get in touch with us today: Jacqueline Smith, Volunteer Coordinator,, 01299 250797. Current Volunteering Opportunities [...]

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