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Events for 13th Aug 2018

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

A glass case containing war-time period hospital items such as a crutch and smock
  • 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.

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The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.

Please visit the County Museum at Hartlebury page for opening information

Palaeolithic Life and Environment – Lecture 3

Mammoth Tooth

Learning at the Commandery

  • Date: 13th August 2018
  • Time: 19:00 - 21:00
  • Location: The Hive
  • Cost: Free

Join us for the third of four lectures exploring aspects of Palaeolithic life in ancient Britain and the evidence that we have here in Worcestershire right beneath your feet.

Palaeolithic Life and Environment – Lecture 4

Mammoth Tooth

Learning at the Commandery

  • Date: 13th August 2018
  • Time: 19:00 - 21:00
  • Location: The Hive
  • Cost: Free

Professor Ian Fairchild, Emeritus Professor of Geology at the University of Birmingham and Trustee of the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust completes our lectures series.

This lecture will take a look at climate change past, present and future. 

The War to End All Wars

To Commemorate "Peace" 1919
  • 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.

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