You will find many events suitable for the family

Making Worcestershire the perfect destination to visit. With an enormous variety of events and festivals taking place at all seasons of the year, you will never be stuck for things to do.

You can take a musical journey at one of the annual music festivals or engage in history at one of many historical re-enactments. You can also participate in some pottery or sample some fantastic Worcestershire grown produce at one of the fruit or vegetable festivals held in various locations across the county.

There are many other events whatever your hobbies and interests and there will surely be something to suit you as well as numerous new worlds to explore. You can choose from short study breaks, exhibitions, theatre performances, comedy shows, live music, markets plus so much more.

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  • Mayflower Exhibition

    Saturday 11th January 2020 - Saturday 21st November 2020 10:30am - 4:30pm

    The only venue in Worcestershire & West Midlands celebrating this landmark anniversary | A local link to global history | Seventeenth century costume and historic objects
    Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is delighted to host an exhibition, to mark the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Pilgrim Fathers from Plymouth in the UK to Plymouth, Massachusetts USA. Today, an incredible twenty million Americans can trace their ancestry back to those founding Pilgrim Fathers.
  • Japanese Marbling and Travellers Leather Journal Workshop

    Sunday 12th January 2020 - Tuesday 1st December 2020 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Join us for this fun-filled day where you will learn the magic of Suminagashi, producing a number of unique marbled papers that can framed, as works of art, used for card-making or even incorporated into your Travellers Leather Journal that you will go onto make in the afternoon.
  • Georgians: The Pride & The Prejudice

    Saturday 18th January 2020 - Saturday 28th March 2020 10:30am - 4:30pm

    Rarely-seen world-class objects like a first edition Pride & Prejudice | Something for everyone, from art lovers to young families | Free to enter, accessible with a cafe & shop onsite
    Delve into the stories and characters of the Georgian age, and see rarely-displayed artwork and beautiful costume, plus a first edition of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
  • Martyn Joseph is a completely unique and mind blowing artist. Take everything you think you know about singer songwriters….and rip it up. For one man and a guitar he creates a performance with a huge far-reaching sound that is energetic, compelling and passionate. Photo Konstantina Frasia
  • Folk Art Painting Workshop

    Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

    This workshop will not only be a fun-filled morning, it will provide you with the perfect opportunity to create a selection of bespoke cards and gifts. You will learn a variety of painting techniques with your experienced tutor guiding you through the processes.
  • Millinery Workshop

    Saturday 25th January 2020 - 10:00am - 4:30pm

    Your experienced tutor, a suitably 'mad-hatter', will guide you through the making process. Working with wool felt and a variety of wooden hat blocks you will be shown how to steam and form your hat so it fits you perfectly.
  • Showcase Saturdays: The Wonderful World of Georgian Theatre

    Saturday 25th January 2020 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

    Great for families | Learning and having fun together | Brand new series of Saturday events
    Discover Worcester’s wonderful collections at a child-friendly talk, then create a mini–make Georgian Peg doll full of character and charm.
  • Soap Making Workshop

    Sunday 26th January 2020 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

    This workshop will introduce you to the basic art of soap making. You will be guided through the making of your very own first batch of soap before exploring different soap designs in the afternoon when you will have the opportunity to create a unique swirl pattern batch of soap.
  • Calligraphy Workshop

    Thursday 6th February 2020 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

    Using traditional and modern techniques, your tutor, a professional scribe to Chanel and the British Museum, will help you achieve impressive results using easy-to-follow instructions. Sharing secrets and tricks of the trade along the way.
  • Fused Glass Pendant Workshop

    Saturday 8th February 2020 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm

    This session is for beginners or intermediate levels, who want to have a go at glass fusing in a fun and relaxed environment, you will have created at least 1 glass pendant by the end of the session.
  • Bite Size Talk – Georgians: The Pride & The Prejudice

    Tuesday 11th February 2020 - 1:00pm - 1:30pm

    Rarely-seen world-class objects like a first edition Pride & Prejudice | Specialist behind-the-scenes knowledge | Concise, perfect for some lunch break inspiration
    Join us for a look at the stories behind the objects with the curator of Georgians: The Pride & The Prejudice.
  • Murder Mystery

    Friday 14th February 2020 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

    Enjoy an evening of murder, mystery and fine dining as you put your detective skills to the test to solve the Murder Mystery at Sudeley Castle.
  • Living History at The Commandery

    Saturday 15th February 2020 - Sunday 16th February 2020 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Living History at The Commandery sees 2000 years of history come to life!
  • Free Tour – George Marshall Medical Museum

    Monday 17th February 2020 - 11:00am - 11:45am

    Free tour | History of Medicine | Death Masks
    Free tour of George Marshall Medical Museum
  • Mythical Creatures

    Tuesday 18th February 2020 - Friday 21st February 2020 11:00am - 4:00pm

    Great for families | Crafts and trails | 1000 years of history to discover
    Delve into a world of mythical creatures at Hartlebury Castle! Follow the fairy trail around the Castle, make your own unicorn or dragon bookmarks and create a pixie door to take home.

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