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Events for 09th Dec 2017

Characters from the Collection

An engraving of a historical boxing match on Pitchcroft in Worcester
  • 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. 


Christmas at the Castle

Father Christmas and presents
  • Date: 09th December 2017 - 10th December 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Admission costs are Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, Children (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children).

Join us for a traditional Christmas celebration including a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Come and see our seasonal gifts & craft stalls, fun children’s activities, horse & carriage rides and performances by local choirs & musical groups.

Christmas through the Ages

The Commandery in snow
  • Date: 01st December 2017 - 31st December 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Location: The Commandery
  • Cost: Adults £5.95 (£4.95*). Children go FREE. Worcester Residents Annual Pass £5**. Season Ticket (annual) £10.95 (£9.95*) *Concession & Student (17+) prices **Please bring your Council Tax bill as proof of residency.

Find out about traditions from Yule logs and feasting to Christmas cards and crackers in spectacular historical Christmas settings and daily talks.

 Special family activities cost an extra £2 towards materials.

Crafted for You

Illustration of a baby hare illuminated by the moon on a hillside
  • Date: 18th November 2017 - 27th January 2018
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:30
  • Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
  • 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.

Crafted For You Christmas Special

A woman holding up a wood turned bowl from a display of hand carved gifts
  • Date: 09th December 2017
  • Time: 11:00 - 13:00
  • Location: City Art Gallery and Museum
  • Cost: Free entry

Join us for a festive drink and mince pie on Saturday 9th December 11am – 1pm and get 10% off purchases all day in the Crafted for You exhibition and Art Gallery & Museum Shop.

More about Crafted for You

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

Each piece has been made by a talented maker and hand-picked for this top-quality exhibition. 

All items are for sale and make perfect presents with a local provenance. Purchasing from the exhibition supports both the museum and local artistry.

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