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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 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

The Midnight Gang by David Walliams

  • Date: 15th June 2018
  • Time: 18:30 - 20:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Pre-booked tickets are £14.00 adults & £7.50 children and on the door £15 adults & £8 children.

Hartlebury Castle are pleased to welcome back Heartbreak Productions, presenting David Walliams- The Midnight Gang.

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 'The Midnight Gang'

Discounts – buy 10 tickets, get an extra one free.
Gazebo pitches can also be 'hired' for a £5 charge, payable on booking
There will be a bar, plus soft drinks and snacks available to buy on the night.

Father's Day

Hartlebury Castle
  • Date: 17th June 2018
  • Time: 11:00 - 4:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult £9, Concess £8, Child £5, Family ticket £25 & under fives free

All Dad's admitted free (Dad's must be accompanied by a paying child of any age).

Curators Talk: Rediscovering Tickenhill: Explore the origins of the County Museum's collection

An historic shepherd's hut
  • Date: 21st June 2018
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: £4 per person (booking essential, 01299 250416)

A brand new series of Curators' talks begin at Worcestershire County Museum on selected Thursdays this year, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection.

Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle first opened its doors to the public on 6 May, 1966. The core of the Museum's collection was generously donated to the County Council in the early 1960s by James and Alice Parker of Tickenhill Manor near Bewdley. Find out more about this fascinating collection at our new curator's talk.

Tickets are £4 and must be pre-booked on 01299 250416. Talks begin at 1pm and last for an hour.

Workshops at the Castle- Photograghy

  • Date: 14th July 2018
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Tickets cost £60

Come and learn the art of photograghy at Hartlebury Castle, Tickets must be pre-booked and lunch is included.

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