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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

Voice Squad and Acoustic Duo

Evening Event
  • Date: 21st April 2018
  • Time: 19:00 - 22:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Tickets are £15 each and include cheese & bread, pate and nibbles.

Voice Squad & Acoustic Duo- A Friends of Hartlebury Castle Event.

Marvellous May Day

Children in wagon
  • Date: 7th May 2018
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult £9, Concess £8, Child £5, Family ticket £25 & under fives free

Come and join us for a family fun filled May Day at the Castle.

Join us for a traditional May Day festival, including gift, craft and food stalls, maypole dancing, children's craft activities and traditional entertainment. Cheer on the Green Man as he battles the Ice Queen to banish winter.

Curators Talk: The rags to riches story of Britain's most successful music hall star

A military hat and shoe
  • Date: 17th May 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.

Join us for the first talk of our series about the rags to riches story of Vesta Tilley.

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

Medieval Mischief

knights at the castle
  • Date: 28th May 2018
  • Time: 11:00 - 16:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Adult £9, Concess £8, Child £5, Family ticket £25 & under fives free

Come and join the fun this Bank Holiday Monday and learn to be a knight.

Bank Holiday Monday
Take part in the tournament games, become a squire in the royal court, and meet the royal guests. Try out your archery and sword fighting skills, find out how to dress as a knight, learn about horrible plague cures, and get your face painted as dragon.

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