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Arts & Crafts Event, Tue 1 - Thu 31 Aug 2017


Worcestershire County Museum

Worcestershire County Museum

Summer Fun


Hartlebury Castle,
Nr. Kidderminster,
DY11 7XZ

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 1 - Thu 31 Aug Summer Fun
Sat 12 Mar - Thu 1 Mar WWI - A Happy Convalescence
Tue 25 Apr - Sat 1 Dec WWI Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital Exhibition
Mon 28 Aug Storytime
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Sep Heritage Open Day
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep Giant Willow Sculpture


Each day will include a themed trail, craft activities and interactive fun.

Week 1 (1 – 3 Aug) – Battles & Sieges.
Siege the castle with catapult training sessions.
Make your own catapult and helmet and follow the battles and sieges trail

Week 2 – (8 – 10 Aug) – Nature Rangers.
Meet owls and the RSPB
Help create a bug hotel.
Make your own bug home and make a butterfly mobile.
Follow the nature trail!
Have a Go Archery 11am – 3pm Tuesday 8th August (£2 for 4 arrows)

Week 3 – (15 – 17 Aug) – Creative Construction.
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

Week 4 – (22 – 24 Aug) – Space.
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)

Week 5 – (29 – 31 Aug) - Storytime.
Join us for interactive story telling sessions.
Meet the Queen of Hearts and find out who stole her tarts!
Decorate your own biscuit with sugar hearts and create your own fairy tale character
Follow the story trail
Have a Go Archery 11am – 3pm Tuesday 29th August (£2 for 4 arrows)

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 1 - Thu 31 Aug 2017 10:30 to 16:00
Last entry 4pm


Adults £5, Conc & Children £2.50, Family ticket £13 & under fives free.



See location of Worcestershire County Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 836712  Lat: 52.33916 Long: -2.24204

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Hartlebury Railway Station station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired