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'Spirit of Christmas' Tours

  • 16th Dec 2018
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Location: The Commandery
  • Cost: Admission: Adults £5.95 (Concessions £4.95), Children FREE, Individual annual ticket £10.95, Worcester residents annual ticket £5

Visit The Commandery over the Christmas period to discover Christmas cheer inspired by A Christmas Carol.

Join one of our guides for a ‘Spirit of Christmas’ tour to discover the Victorian secrets hidden in this historic building, on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the run-up to Christmas.

Discover the 1881 census, visit the old kitchen with its hidden secrets, learn how the building has changed since the Victorian era and about the diverse inhabitants of this important building.

You can also delight in The Commandery dressed for Christmas throughout this period, inspired by the festive Dickensian story A Christmas Carol, and taste traditional mulled wine and gingerbread.

Tour times:
Saturday 11.30am and 2.15pm
Sunday 2.15pm

Happening Today, 16th Dec 2018

'Spirit of Christmas' Tours

Location: The Commandery

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Cost: Admission: Adults £5.95 (Concessions £4.95), Children FREE, Individual annual ticket £10.95, Worcester residents annual ticket £5

Visit The Commandery over the Christmas period to discover Christmas cheer inspired by A Christmas Carol.

Join one of our guides for a ‘Spirit of Christmas’ tour to discover the Victorian secrets hidden in this historic building, on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the run-up to Christmas.

Discover the 1881 census, visit the old kitchen with its hidden secrets, learn how the building has changed since the Victorian era and about the diverse inhabitants of this important building.

You can also delight in The Commandery dressed for Christmas throughout this period, inspired by the festive Dickensian story A Christmas Carol, and taste traditional mulled wine and gingerbread.

Tour times:
Saturday 11.30am and 2.15pm
Sunday 2.15pm

Crafted for You

Location: City Art Gallery and Museum

Time: 10:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

This Christmas, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum again brings an exquisite array of jewellery, glassware, ceramics and other handmade craftsmanship to the city.

The Midlands has a special history as a centre for decorative making skills and we're proud that this tradition continues today and celebrated in this exhibition. Each piece has been made by a talented maker and hand-picked for this top-quality exhibition.

If you are looking for a unique Christmas gift for someone special or hard to buy for, all items are for sale and make perfect presents with a local provenance. Purchasing from the exhibition supports both the museum and local artists.

Hartlebury Castle’s History as a WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: 'A Happy Convalescence'

Location: County Museum at Hartlebury

Time: 10:00 - 17:00

Cost: Adult-£9, Concession-£8, Child-£5, Family Ticket-£25 & under fives are free

Stories of fun, friendship and romance that offered a brief respite from the front lines for injured soldiers sent to recover at Hartlebury Castle Hospital.

The exhibition will feature real objects from the trenches, including gas masks, cigarettes and even a surgeon's kit used at the front. The exhibition has been curated from Museum Worcestershire’s collection along with loans from George Marshall Medical Museum, The Mercian Regiment Museum and from local people.

A Happy Convalescence, is part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred project.

Find out more

The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.

Please visit the County Museum at Hartlebury page for opening information

Worcester Society of Artists 71st annual exhibition

Location: City Art Gallery and Museum

Time: 10:30 - 16:30

Cost: Free

Worcester Society of Artists' annual exhibition is a great opportunity to see a fabulous and eclectic selection of art created by local artists.

Founded in 1947 to encourage the appreciation, understanding and practice of the visual arts, the Society has exhibited every year since their first year of existence at Worcester City Art Gallery. The WSA today is a thriving group of amateur and professional artists, open to anyone interested in creating art, who meet for a programme of lectures, practical sessions and exhibitions.

Please note that Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is closed Sundays.

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