Events for 2nd Apr 2018
Hartlebury Castle’s History as a WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: 'A Happy Convalescence'
- Date: 12th March 2016 - 23rd December 2018
- Every day
- Time: 10:00 - 17:00
- Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
- 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.
The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.
The War to End All Wars
- Date: 3rd February 2018 - 10th November 2018
- Every day
- Time: 10:30 - 16:30
- Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
- Cost: FREE entry
Using artefacts from the Museums Worcestershire and partner collections, this exhibition will explore how our future was changed for ever by the First World War.
WW1's legacy was a wide impact on life in the C20th, making changes in class structure, politics, fashion, food production as well as our national defence.
Please note that Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is closed Sundays.