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Events for 21st Dec 2017

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 - 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.

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The County Museum at Hartlebury closes Mondays.

Please visit the County Museum at Hartlebury page for opening information

Young at Art: Party Hats and Christmas Boxes

Illustrated child blowing a dandelion
  • Date: 21st December 2017
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Location: The Hive
  • Cost: £3.00 per child – payable on the day. No booking required.

Looking for a hands-on, stimulating and fun toddler session? Come and enjoy exploring, listening and making sessions for the Under 5s based at the Art Gallery and The Hive on a Thursday morning.

Join us to make Party Hats and Christmas Boxes at The Hive!

Young at Art is a partnership with Worcestershire Libraries and sessions are tailored for the under 5s and will cover exploring, listening & making.

Young children, parents and carers welcome.

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