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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Saturday 11th January 2020 - Saturday 21st November 2020 10:30am - 4:30pmThe only venue in Worcestershire & West Midlands celebrating this landmark anniversary | A local link to global history | Seventeenth century costume and historic objectsWorcester 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 - 4:00pmJoin 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 - 4:30pmRarely-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 onsiteDelve 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.
John Lennon Tribute UK – Lennon Retrospective
Saturday 18th January 2020 - 8:00pm - 11:00pmJohn Lennon Tribute UKs show 'Lennon Retrospective ' aims to take the audience on a journey through the musicians best loved songs. Starting with his best known solo work, and culminating in early Lennon-penned Beatles classics, JLUK put on a fully costumed show that entertains for two hours.
Enamel Workshop – Make a pair of earrings
Saturday 18th January 2020 - 10:00am - 12:00pmThis session is for beginners or intermediate enamellers, who want to have a go at different techniques in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Using pre-cut copper shapes and vitreous enamel powder you will produce a pair of unique earrings.
Enamel Workshop – Make a Picture
Saturday 18th January 2020 - 2:00pm - 4:30pmThis session is for beginners or intermediate enamellers, who want to have a go at different enamel techniques in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. You will be working on copper using sifting, stenciling and embedding decorative media to produce a small enamelled pictures.
Silver Stacking Rings Workshop
Sunday 19th January 2020 - 10:30am - 5:00pmThis session is for beginners or intermediate silversmiths, who want to have a go at silversmithing techniques in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Sawing, filing, soldering and texturing with a hammer; to enable you to make two silver stack rings. Lunch included.
Martyn Joseph ‘Days of Decison’ Album Launch Tour at Huntingdon Hall
Thursday 23rd January 2020 - 7:30pm - 10:00pmMartyn 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 - 1:00pmThis 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.
Saturday 25th January 2020 - 10:00am - 4:30pmYour 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 - 12:00pmGreat for families | Learning and having fun together | Brand new series of Saturday eventsDiscover 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 - 4:00pmThis 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.
Thursday 6th February 2020 - 10:00am - 1:00pmUsing 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 - 4:30pmThis 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 - 1:30pmRarely-seen world-class objects like a first edition Pride & Prejudice | Specialist behind-the-scenes knowledge | Concise, perfect for some lunch break inspirationJoin us for a look at the stories behind the objects with the curator of Georgians: The Pride & The Prejudice.
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Be Inspired by What's On in Worcestershire
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