Events for 09th Aug 2017
Characters from the Collection
- Date: 18th February 2017 - 13th January 2018
- Every day
- Time: 10:30 - 16:30
- Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
- Cost: Free
This new display around the museum's atmospheric balcony cafe brings out a selection of rarely-displayed paintings from the museum collection and introduces their accompanying stories.
From film stars to artist's muses to great Worcester leaders, the Worcester City museum collection includes pictures of many interesting characters, ones you'll know and ones you won't.
Hartlebury Castle’s History as a WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital: 'A Happy Convalescence'
- Date: 12th March 2016 - 01st March 2018
- Every day
- Time: 10:00 - 17:00
- Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
- Cost: Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, Children (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children)
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.