VJ Day Weekend

Join us to commemorate both VE & VJ Day in our 1940s themed weekend. Usual admission fees apply. Discover more about VJ Day and nurses during World War II in fascinating displays. Enjoy seeing Classic World War II vehicles in the Carriage Circle and relax in the grounds listening to 1940s music as you sip a [...]

Free

Swashbuckling Fun

Dress up as you favourite pirate and enjoy Swashbuckling Fun at Hartlebury Castle! Join Captain Sharkbreath and his First Mate, Ruby Cutlass for a Swashbuckle Session as you learn how to talk like a pirate, learn about the cannon drill and listen to pirate tales. However, beware the pirate curse and keep yer distance, less [...]

Heritage Open Days – FREE ENTRY

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Enjoy FREE ENTRY to Hartlebury Castle as you explore the Bishop’s Palace, Worcestershire County Museum and the Castle grounds. Bring a picnic and relax in the Carriage Circle, browse Hartlebury Castle stalls and discover the history of the Bishops and the County. Plus, join The Story Knights as they tell fascinating tales between 11am - [...]

Free

Witch and Wizard School (& Carve a Pumpkin)

Calling all or budding witches and wizards…choose and carve your own pumpkin, dress up in your favourite spooky costume, make a wand, cast spells and stir up a potion ready for Halloween and follow the pumpkin trail! Carve a Spooky Pumpkin Leave the mess at home and choose a locally grown pumpkin to carve for [...]

Christmas at the Castle

Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury, Worcestershire

Come and join in the seasonal spirit at the Castle which will be dressed especially for Christmas. Listen to hand bell ringers playing in the Great Hall at 12 and 2.30pm. Families can pre-book a visit to see Father Christmas in the Castle’s old kitchen. Mother Christmas will also be making appearances over the weekend. [...]

Wreath Making at the Castle (Craft Workshop)

Come and see the festively decorated Great Hall at Hartlebury Castle and join our Head Gardener Jane Finch, as she teaches you to use fresh greenery and add a touch of sparkle to create a fantastically unique Christmas wreath.  Jane will take you through the steps to make this much loved Christmas decoration, as you [...]

£35.00

Wreath Making at the Castle (Craft Workshop)

Come and see the festively decorated Great Hall at Hartlebury Castle and join our Head Gardener Jane Finch, as she teaches you to use fresh greenery and add a touch of sparkle to create a fantastically unique Christmas wreath.  Jane will take you through the steps to make this much loved Christmas decoration, as you [...]

£35.00

Wreath Making at the Castle (Craft Workshop)

Come and see the festively decorations at Hartlebury Castle and join our Head Gardener Jane Finch, as she teaches you to use fresh greenery and add a touch of sparkle to create a fantastically unique Christmas wreath.  Jane will take you through the steps to make this much loved Christmas decoration, as you get creative [...]

£35.00

Wreath Making at the Castle (Craft Workshop)

Come and see the festively decorations at Hartlebury Castle and join our Head Gardener Jane Finch, as she teaches you to use fresh greenery and add a touch of sparkle to create a fantastically unique Christmas wreath.  Jane will take you through the steps to make this much loved Christmas decoration, as you get creative [...]

£35.00

Marvellous Nature!

Discover the wildlife of Hartlebury Castle as you explore our fun new nature trail! Watch birds of prey soar across the Carriage Circle and learn about the animals you can look out for at home. Celebrate the biodiversity at Hartlebury Castle in our nature filled Bank Holiday event! - Spot [...]

Free

Exhibition: Ladies fashion 1066 to the1980s

Marvel at intricate costume creation, in a wonderful display of Barbie dolls dressed in period outfits, highlighting  fashion through the ages. 'An accurate depiction of the change in ladies dress from 1066-1980s' was designed and created by Lisa Smith. The exhibition, on display in the Great Hall, showcases the changes in fashion and ladieswear across [...]

Terrific Teddies & Toys

Bring your favourite teddy bear along for a picnic! Join us on Bank Holiday Monday 31 May to join our teddy bear friends for some fun and games around Hartlebury Castle! Book a storytelling session – Hear all about where teddies go when their children are asleep! Ian Craigan will be telling ‘Adventures on Top Toy Island’ [...]

Terrific Teddies and Toys: Children’s Craft Activities

Bring your favourite teddy bear along for a picnic! Join our teddy bear friends for some fun and games around Hartlebury Castle! Join a teddy bear hunt around the Castle, and craft your own jumping Jack teddy and peg toy – children can pick up a craft bag to make their teddy in our orchard rooms [...]

Father’s Day – Free Entry for Dads!

Treat Dad this Father's Day with a visit to Hartlebury Castle! Enjoy free entry for dads when accompanied by a paying child and see beautiful classic cars in the Carriage Circle from Stourbridge Pre-War Car Club.

Gnome on the Roam

Join us for a brand new, gnome-filled, family event! Adopt and decorate your own gnome! Give them a name (Gnomer Simpson, Eamon Gnomes...), before taking them on mini adventures around the Castle as you follow the gnome trail and listen to exciting tales from Gustav the gnome. How many gnomes will you spot on [...]

Celebrate the 1950s at Hartlebury Castle

1950s celebration: Lavish Living exhibition grand opening Join us for the launch of our new exciting exhibition Lavish Living: Worcestershire in the 1950s. Staff and volunteers will be dressed in 50s style and visitors are welcome to join in – there will be a prize for the best dressed! Get into the swing of things [...]

Bluebird Belles – Songs from the Fantastic 50s

Celebrate classic sounds of the fantastic 50s with the amazing Bluebird Belles. Relax in the picturesque Carriage Circle and be transported back to the 1950s as you listen to popular hits of the decade such as Que Sera, Shake Rattle & Roll and All Shook Up. Come along with family & friends, bring a [...]

Free

Outdoor Concert: An American in Paris

The event is going ahead this evening. The forecast for the Hartlebury and Stourport area is dry. Be transported to the USA as Kimichi Symphony Orchestra presents Songs from Gershwin, West Side Story Symphonic dances and more in their concert of American music from spectacular composers. Bring family & friends, a picnic, blanket and [...]

Free