Crewel Embroidery Workshop

Have a go at Jacobean Crewel Embroidery with tutor Debbie Hotchkiss and take away your own Jacobean Flora Taking its name from the use of crewel wool on linen, crewel embroidery developed in the 17th century with beautiful Jacobean-style designs influenced by exotic nature and wildlife. Traditionally designs use different shades from just two main [...]

Themed Store Tours: Travel the World with Kerry Whitehouse

Discover behind-the-scenes of Museums Worcestershire’s fascinating collections in a guided tour of our Collections Centre. See treasured objects from our amazing World Cultures & Egyptology Collections and learn about how we store these to preserve them for future generations. Duration: Tours last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £8.00 per person To book, please call [...]

Curator’s Talks: The Bromsgrove Guild

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Enjoy a fascinating insight into the history of the Bromsgrove Guild and their work, which included the gates to Buckingham Palace and the Liver Birds. Duration: Talks last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £4.00 per person To book, please call 01299 250416 or pop in to Hartlebury Castle reception

Terrific Teddies & Toys

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Bring along your favourite teddy for a fantastic day of traditional games, competitions and stories. Make your own teddy bear puppet, watch the puppet theatre and enjoy a picnic in the grounds. Normal admission prices apply.

Outdoor Cinema: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Bring a chair and blanket, grab a cinema snack and settle in for Disney's classic animation Beauty and the Beast in the Carriage Circle. Film running time: 84mins Tickets and Booking Standard Tickets Adult: £10 Child: £8 VIP Tickets (Includes Hot Dog, or vegetarian option, and a soft drink) Adult: £14 Child: £12 Family (2 [...]

Outdoor Cinema: Dirty Dancing (1987)

Bring a chair and blanket, grab a cinema snack and settle in for a screening of the iconic movie Dirty Dancing. Film running time: 100mins Tickets and Booking Standard Tickets Adult: £10 Child: £8 VIP Tickets (Includes Hot Dog, or vegetarian option, and a soft drink) Adult: £14 Child: £12 Family (2 adults and 2 children): [...]

*TFO Family Film Music Concert

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Bring a picnic and chairs and relax the beautiful Carriage Circle at Hartlebury Castle as the TfO Community Orchestras and Bands delight you with music from film & TV. The TfO ensembles bring together musicians of all ages to develop their orchestral and band playing skills and enjoy playing film music together. Performing will be: [...]

Curator’s Talks: A rummage through our knicker drawers

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Museums Worcestershire’s costume collection includes a rather fascinating collection of under garments. Come for a (virtual) rummage through our knicker drawer and learn more about the development of underwear. Duration: Talks last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £4.00 per person To book, please call 01299 250416 or pop in to Hartlebury Castle reception

Outdoor Theatre: Emma

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Bring your picnic and chairs and enjoy Chapterhouse’s delightful theatrical adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. For the first time since 2012, Chapterhouse Theatre Company is thrilled to return to the open-air stage this summer with Laura Turner’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. Set in the fictional village of Highbury, young Emma Woodhouse – described [...]

Father’s Day

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Enjoy free entry for dads (with paying child) and join us as we take part in National Make Music Day. Plus, Dad can enjoy a free bottle of beer in the café when purchasing a meal.

Themed Store Tours: A Hidden Gem – the Costume Collection Revealed with Claire Cheshire

Discover behind-the-scenes of Museums Worcestershire’s fascinating collections in a guided tour of our Collections Centre. See treasured objects and learn about how we care for these to preserve them for future generations. Duration: Tours last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £8.00 per person To book, please call 01299 250416 or pop in to Hartlebury [...]

Transport at the Castle

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Come and see a variety of transport, both modern and historical, in the magnificent Castle setting. Normal admission applies

Summer Fun: Nature Explorers

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Discover the grand outdoors, and take part in a wildlife adventure! Plus, the Castle Trail all throughout the summer holidays. £2 per child + whole site admission Archery sessions with Pheon Archery will also be available every Tuesday in August.

Outdoor Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Enjoy Chapterhouse’s wonderful performance of this beloved children’s tale. Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer, as Laura Turner’s theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland returns following its successful outing during the company’s 2018 summer season. Made with children in mind, and with interactive elements all [...]

Summer Fun: Super Heroes

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Unleash your inner hero, and take part in some super-fantastic craft activities! Plus, the Castle Trail all throughout the summer holidays. £2 per child + whole site admission Archery sessions with Pheon Archery will also be available every Tuesday in August.

Summer Fun: Messy Science

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

A scientist's job is exciting, but messy! Step into a labcoat and goggles as you create your own lab experiments. Plus, the Castle Trail all throughout the summer holidays. £2 per child + whole site admission Archery sessions with Pheon Archery will also be available every Tuesday in August.

Summer Fun: Discover Dinosaurs

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Sttep back in time to when gigantic beasts roamed the earth, and enjoy fun dinosaur-themed craft activities along with a Castle Trail throughout the summer holidays! £2 per child + whole site admission Have a go at archery with Pheon Archery every Tuesday in August

Outdoor Theatre: Treasure Island

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Come along for swashbuckling fun in Quantum Theatre’s adaptation of this exciting adventure. From the moment young Jim Hawkins stumbles upon a treasure map at the Admiral Benbow Inn he finds himself embroiled in the murky underworld of pirates - and soon he is on the high seas in search of the pirate hoard . [...]

Swashbuckling Fun

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Bank Holiday Monday 31st August, 11am - 4pm Put your best pirate costume on and join us as you hunt for treasure and rescue jewels from Captain Cutlass, learn cannon drill, sea shanties and how to talk like a Pirate. Plus make your own Pirate puppet. Normal admission prices apply.   25-28th August: Pirate Fun [...]

Food & Drink Festival

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Explore a variety of food & drink stalls and enjoy live music, as you discover delicious delights and tasty treats to enjoy on site or to take home. Normal admission prices apply.

Heritage Open Day – FREE ENTRY

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Discover the Castle’s history, meet some of its characters and get hands-on with the museum collections. Plus, explore craft stalls around the Carriage Circle and enjoy children’s craft activities. Charges apply for activities.

Curator’s Talks: Vardos! (or Gypsy caravans)

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Take a closer look at the beautiful and nationally significant Gypsy caravan collection and find out about new conservation work and research we’ve been undertaking. Duration: Talks last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £4.00 per person To book, please call 01299 250416 or pop in to Hartlebury Castle reception

Heritage Open Day – FREE ENTRY

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Discover the Castle’s history, meet some of its characters and get hands-on with the museum collections. Plus, explore craft stalls around the Carriage Circle and enjoy children’s craft activities. Charges apply for activities.

Curator’s Talks: ‘Just for fun’

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Explore the evolution of spare time and how we spend it, as we prepare for our upcoming new leisure exhibition, Time on Your Hands. Duration: Talks last approximately 1 hour Costs & Booking £4.00 per person To book, please call 01299 250416 or pop in to Hartlebury Castle reception

Witch & Wizard School

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Join in with fun family activities including potion mixing and making your own wizard school badge, then follow the Spell Hunt around the Castle. You can also carve a pumpkin for your Halloween celebrations. Additional charges apply. £2 per child + whole site admission