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Events at County Museum at Hartlebury

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

A WWI nurse's uniform
  • 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

Family Theatre-Billionaire Boy

  • Date: 11th August 2017
  • Time: 18:30 - 21:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Advanced tickets - Adults £14, Children £7.50. £1 booking fee applies - please call 01299 250416 to book. On the gate ticket prices – Adult, £15.50, Children - £8.50.

Family Theatre at the Castle – Billionaire Boy Friday 11 August, gates open 5pm, performance begins 6.30pm

Pack a picnic and join us for an evening of family fun and laughter as Heartbreak Productions present their fabulous stage adaptation of David Walliams' book for children 'Billionaire Boy'.
Advanced tickets - Adults £14, Children £7.50. £1 booking fee applies - please call 01299 250416 to book.  On the gate ticket prices – Adult, £15.50, Children - £8.50.

Summer Fun

A young girl creating a spaceship from scrap materials
  • Date: 15th August 2017 - 17th August 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 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). Additional £2 per child to join in the day's activities.

Wk3- Creative Construction. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays throughout August. Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun.

Create and construct items out of recycled materials…
Connect your construction to a mini solar panel, motor, crocodile clips and propeller.  Then take it outside and watch the power from the sun operate the propeller.
Although you can't take these constructions home you will be able to create and construct your own craft activities to take home!


Have a Go Archery 11am – 3pm Tuesday 15th August (£2 for 4 arrows)


Follow the construction trail

An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities.

Summer Fun

A man with a child dressed as an astronaut with an inflateable spaceship
  • Date: 22nd August 2017 - 24th August 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 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). Additional £2 per child to join in the day's activities.

Week 4 -Space. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays throughout August. Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun. .

Space sessions: Discover space and even try on a space suit! (Sorry, children's size only!)

 

Make your own rocket

 

Follow the space trail

 

Have a Go Archery 11am – 3pm Tuesday 22nd August (£2 for 4 arrows)

 

An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities.

Summer Fun

Alice in Wonderland

Storytime

  • Date: 29th August 2017 - 31st August 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 10:30 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Admission costs are Adults £5, Seniors £2.50, (aged 5-16) £2.50, Family Ticket £13 (admits 2 adults & 2 children). Additional £2 per child to join in the day's activities.

Wk5- Storytime. Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays throughout August. Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun.

An additional charge of £2 per child applies for the day's activities.

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