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Love Worcester Heritage Festival 18th - 26th February 2017

Celebrate Worcester’s spectacular heritage by visiting one of our heritage sites this half term, with many offering activities to keep the adults and kids entertained.

Become an #InstaStar snap your selfie at one of our venues during the week, post it to Twitter or Instagram with #loveworcester and your picture could win you a prize... Top prize is a stay at the Bank House Hotel Spa & Golf. See the programme for details.

For a full event listing please download the programme or see below.

For further information on the Love Worcester Heritage Festival or the city please visit the Worcester Tourist Information Centre at The Guildhall, High Street, call 01905 726311 or email


Love Worcester

Sat 18 - Sat 25 Feb 2017

An exciting new exhibition telling the tragic story of Henry VIII's older brother through an interactive dramatized audio-tour in the Dean's Chapel.



Thu 23 Feb 2017

If we love with our heart, what could we find out by dissecting it?



Thu 23 Feb 2017

Part of Love Worcester Heritage Festival Hands on history and archaeology activities led by archive and archaeology staff.


Love Worcester

Wed 22 - Thu 23 Feb 2017

Love Being Messy. Drop-in Messy Church workshops for families, focusing on much loved bible characters and stories.



Mon 20 - Fri 24 Feb 2017

How did they treat patients 200 years ago? Check out our death masks of hanged criminals and the Victorian amputation chair.



Sat 18 - Sun 26 Feb 2017

Join us at Tudor House for a fortnight of superhero celebration! As part of the Love Worcester history festival, we'll be making masks, drawing comic-book-worthy heroes and dressing up - capes optional!



Thu 23 Feb 2017

Playful, accessible interpretation of the Shakespearean tragedy in the atmospheric space of St Swithun's.



Mon 20 - Fri 24 Feb 2017

Explore the weird, wonderful and downright bizarre at the Porcelain Museum this half term, with object handling and trails featuring our strangest objects! Normal entry fee applies.


The Infirmary Tours at Love Worcester

Fri 24 Feb 2017

A guided tour of the former Worcester Royal Infirmary building.



Fri 24 Feb 2017

As part of Love Worcester week, discover something new at Greyfriars with the National Trust '50 Things'. Also, learn how the house was made and how we look after it today.


Love Worcester

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Stanley Baldwin: Three times Prime Minister and the man for the crisis. Talk by historian Chris Gait for Stanley Baldwin’s 150th Anniversary. Includes a cup of tea or coffee. Pre book a ticket 01905 732900 - £5.00



Love Worcester Partners

Worcester Guildhall

Worcester Guildhall

The Guildhall is a truly beautiful building which dates back to 1721. It was once the seat of justice throughout the city and even housed a prison, today offers both visitors and residents a glimpse of Worcester’s rich and varied heritage.

The Infirmary museum

The Infirmary

An interactive exhibition at the University of Worcester’s City Campus combining history, science, art and technology to explore the medical stories of one of England’s oldest infirmaries.

Visitors talking to reenactors at The Commandery

The Commandery

A glorious Grade I listed building dating back to the 12th century. The Commandery has a long and varied history.

Image Apothecary Shop

George Marshall Medical Museum

The George Marshall Medical Museum at Worcestershire Royal Hospital exhibits a fascinating collection of medical artefacts illustrating the gruesome development of medicine and health care over the past 250 years.

The Greyfriars(National Trust)

Greyfriars House & Garden (NT)

Set in the heart of historic Worcester, The Greyfriars is a stunning timber-framed merchant’s house where you can get away from the hustle and bustle.

Children's Library at The Hive

The Hive

The first fully integrated Public/University library; five levels of exciting spaces for all, from families, to students and the business community. A learning centre of excellence alive with technology andthousands of years of history.

St Swithun's Church, Worcester

The town centre church of St Swithun, rebuilt in 1734, is an elegant perfectly preserved early Georgian gem.

Tudor House Heritage Centre

Tudor House Museum

Visit a 500 year old building showing its life over the centuries from weaving, tavern, school clinic and WWII ARP/billeting station.

Worcester Cathedral Crypt

Worcester Cathedral

One of England's loveliest cathedrals, with Royal Tombs, Medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and Chapter House and magnificent Victorian stained glass.

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

The art gallery & museum runs a programme of exhibitions/events for all the family. Explore the fascinating displays, temporary exhibitions, cafe, shop and Worcestershire Soldier Galleries.

Worcester city

Worcester City Centre

Worcester is a beautiful Cathedral and University City on the banks of the River Severn, in the heart of England. Close to Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds. It is packed with heritage, its centre combines English charm and modern essentials.

Accommodation in Worcester

The Elgar

The Cardinals Hat

Worcester (0 miles, 1 km)

Our 4 city rooms offer a sense of Georgian glamour from the pubs Regency heyday.

Bed & Breakfast with 4 rooms, £80-£100 prpn, £90-£160 prpnb

Bedroom at Worcester city centre cottage

Worcester City Centre Cottage

Worcester (0 miles, 1 km)

Worcester city centre cottage provides quality, unique, self-catering holiday accommodation in the heart of the City of Worcester.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £89-£211 pupn sleeps 1-6

Osborne House

Osborne House

Worcester (0 miles, 1 km)

Rick and Josie Anderson welcome guests to their small personally run guesthouse.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £35-£80 prpnb

Tredennyke House

Tredennyke House

Worcester (1 miles, 1 km)

Tredennyke House, Barbourne Terrace, is a tastefully decorated, fully-serviced, secure, one-bedroom apartment, with gated parking and entry system with easy access to city centre, M5. Free WI-FI.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £70 pupn sleeps 1-2

University Kitchen

University of Worcester

Worcester (1 miles, 2 km)

The University of Worcester is a campus University, located within easy walking distance of the City of Worcester

Campus Accommodation with 100 bedspaces