Activities and Events
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28th November 2013 - 23rd February 2014
Magnificent MOTHS (Museums on the High Street) is a spectacular
event which will enthral and captivate audiences through a series
of High Street and museum performances.
Follow the story of Winnie Bird as she hunts for the
Worcesterious Giganticus in the hopes of adding them to her
To see a timetable of performances during the Christmas Fayre
and to find out what's planned for the future, please
Stewards Chemist Shop
Worcester has had many chemist shops, but only
this one has been dismantles piece by piece and moved to the
On the first TUESDAY of each months, 11.00am - 3.00pm the doors
will be open for you to take a peek inside and hear the fascinating
story of how it came from the High Street.
LOVE WORCESTER : The City in Miniature
- February Half Term 2014 - Saturday 15th - Saturday 22nd
February 10.30am - 4.30pm
- FREE Family drop-in activities
Help us celebrate the wonderful mix of old and new buildings in
Worcester City. Build a miniature 3D city-scape using
modelling and scraptastic materials. Create a thatched
timber-framed building, a tissue paper river or even the glistening
Hive, the possibiltiies are endless!
First TUESDAY of each month at 3.00pm, March - July
Join a curator on the first Tuesday of each month to hear more
about objects in the collection that relate to the fabulous
exhibitions 'Song of the Sea' and Skylight Landscape'. Just
£2 per person, 30 minute talk, no booking required.
The Magnificent MOTHS Parade
Saturday 22nd February, performances from 12noon
Parade starts at 2pm from the Guildhall
Brought to you by Museums Worcestershire and Imagineer
Productions as part of LOVE Worcester, the Magnificent MOTHS Parade
will take to the streets of Worcester City Centre. A day of
magical and surprising performances and events inspired by Museums
Worcestershire's collections, buildings and exhibitions, the parade
welcomes back Victorian explorer and collector Winnie Bird and her
Magnificent Giant Moths.
Song of the Sea Special Preview
Saturday 22nd February 12 noon
Join us for a glass of wine at a special preview for our
wonderful new exhibition Song of the Sea: The St Ives School of
Landscape and Marine Painting
Song of the Sea Special Talk by David Tovey
Wednesday 12th March at 4.00pm
Masters and Pupils - the St Ives Schools of Landscape and Marine
Tickets £5; £4 Friends of Museums Worcestershire. Tickets
must be purchased in advance from the Art Gallery
Make a miniature Iron Age World
Monday 14th April, 11.00am - 1.00pm, suitable for 5 - 12 year
Take inspiration from our fantastic new exhibition Barbarians;
The Age of Iron and build your very own Iron Age settlement.
Model with clay, craft materials, straw and moss to build a round
house and ancient farmhouse scene. Include all your favourite
animals, household furniture and cooking pots. Let your
imagination create a magical ancient world to take home.
Spaces are limited so booking is essential.
Iron Age Accessories and Barbarian Costume
Tuesday 22nd April, 11.00am - 1.00pm, suitable for 5 - 12 year
Join us to create a stunning Iron Age costume. Choose from
a jewel studded brooch, warrier shield or spear and decorate your
own Little Barbarian tunic.
Spaces are limited, so booking is essential
Monster Maker Makeover
Saturday 24th May, 11.00am - 1.00pm, suitable for all the
Cost: Special family rates available - please ask for
Give your little monster the spikes and fangs they truly deserve
in our Monster Maker Makeover, transform an old T-shirt or
sweatshirt into an outfit suited to even the cheekiest monster,
with stegasaurus spines, dragon wings and shiny scales, grown up
monsters are welcome, but must be supervised by a child......
Spaces for workshops are limited, so booking is essential.
To book a place please contact the Gallery on 01905 25371 or
call in at the Art Gallery Desk.
Costs: £4.50 per child or £6.50 per Adult. (special family
rates available – please ask for details)
- Payment: All workshops must
be paid for at the time of booking – Debit/Credit card facilities
- Address: Foregate Street,
Worcester, WR1 1DT
The Activity Space
Based in the heart of the Museum and Art Gallery, the Children’s
Activity Space is a lovely bright and welcoming place for all the
family. Use the materials provided to create your own masterpiece
and just sit and watch the children have fun! The Activity Space is
available for hire at certain times, for more information please
contact the Visitor Services Manager on 01905 25371.
This page was last reviewed 17 February 2014 at 16:12 by Steven Preece.