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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 - 1st 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

Christmas at the Castle

Father Christmas and presents
  • Date: 9th December 2017 - 10th December 2017
  • Every day
  • Time: 11:00 - 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).

Join us for a traditional Christmas celebration including a chance to meet Father Christmas.

Come and see our seasonal gifts & craft stalls, fun children’s activities, horse & carriage rides and performances by local choirs & musical groups.

Candlelit Christmas

  • Date: 16th December 2017
  • Time: 19:00 - 21:00
  • Location: County Museum at Hartlebury
  • Cost: Tickets cost £12.50 plus a £1 booking fee

HCPT event at Hartlebury Castle

Get in the Christmas spirit at this evening of seasonal festivities.

  • A Merrie Noyse will be performing Medieval music and dance throughout the evening. Guests are encouraged to give some of the historic dances a try!
  • The Worcestershire Rock Choir will be performing festive songs and carols in the Great Hall at 7:30pm and 8:30pm.
  • Mince pies and mulled wine will be served in the Saloon.

Tickets include mince pies and mulled wine and must be pre-booked.

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