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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
6 February 2019

Visit Museums Worcestershire this half term

2019-02-06T14:49:49+01:00

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 [...]

Visit Museums Worcestershire this half term2019-02-06T14:49:49+01:00
22 November 2018

Enter into the Spirit of Christmas at The Commandery

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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