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MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

24 July 2017

Do you have an interest in Second World War or aviation? Then the National Trust at Croome, near Worcester, would love to meet you.

TALK: A HUNDRED DEMONS FROM PRESENT AND PAST: IMAGES OF THE SUPERNATURAL IN JAPANESE ART

22 September 2016

Household objects that come to life, animals with supernatural powers, wicked demons and the vengeful spirits of cruelly-wronged women…Tales of the supernatural have long been represented in Japanese art and literature – carved as sculptures, depicted in prints and paintings, and dramatized for the Kabuki theatre. This talk will take a peek at the spooky world of ghostly beings depicted the current exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum Broadway: Japanese Ghosts and Demons.

WORCESTERSHIRE MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS SHORTLISTED

12 September 2016

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust has launched a brand-new volunteer award scheme for museums in the West Midlands region, through their West Midlands Development Programme, funded by Arts Council England.

CATHEDRAL HIGHLIGHTS FIRST WORLD WAR STORIES

17 August 2016

Worcester Cathedral is this month displaying the results of research which has been carried out into the poignant stories of Worcestershire soldiers who died in the First World War and are commemorated in its cloister windows.

MAKING MUSICAL MEMORIES

22 July 2016

Elgar’s music is woven into Worcestershire, with pieces such as ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ and ‘Enigma Variations’ still capturing the public’s interest.

CRAFTY COUNTRYSIDE

13 May 2016

Elgar loved Worcestershire and the countryside. He was especially moved by
the Malvern Hills, which were the inspiration for much of his work,
and can be seen from the Birthplace Cottage itself.

A VERY BRITISH WEEKEND AT HARTLEBURY

12 May 2016

This June Hartlebury Castle is celebrating the best of British with a production of Shakespeare's The Tempest on Friday 10 June, followed by a choral concert in honour of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday on Saturday 11 June.

BBC ANTIQUES SERIES FLOG IT COMES TO CROOME

4 May 2016

The popular BBC One antiques programme Flog It presented by Paul Martin, is set to visit Worcestershire on Thursday 26th May 2016.

GILBERT & SULLIVAN EXPERT AT THE ELGAR BIRTHPLACE MUSEUM

4 May 2016

The next event in the Donald Hunt Series takes place at the Elgar Birthplace Museum, Lower Broadheath, on Tuesday 10th May.

SIR ARTHUR SULLIVAN – GREAT VICTORIAN MUSICIAN

7 April 2016

The second of this season’s talks by Donald Hunt will be presented at The Elgar Birthplace Museum on Tuesday 12th April. The title of the talk is “Sir Arthur Sullivan – A Great Victorian Musician”, in which Donald will lead us on a voyage of discovery about this much underrated composer.