Worcester's Civil War Story

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  • 20-Feb-2018 - 30-Dec-2018
  • The Commandery
  • 0 - 16 years
  • Age Friendly
  • £0.00
Fantasic For Families
  • Museums Worcestershire
  • Commandery admission: Adults £5.95, Conc's £4.95, Children free, Worcester City Residents' annual ticket £5 (please bring proof of residency)

Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (open from 1.30pm Sundays)

Worcester's Civil War Story evokes the momentous build-up to the Battle of Worcester.

Discover a new interactive exhibition at The Commandery, former Royalist battle headquarters in 1651, and experience a pivotal moment in English history. Step into the dramatic debate between Royalist and Parliamentarian beliefs, encounter powerful pieces of the past, imagine daily life as a militia soldier 300 miles from home, and test your strategic skills in the battle room.

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they can wield a 16ft long pike and dress up as a civil war soldier!

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Venue details

  • The Commandery
  • Sidbury
  • Worcester
  • WR1 2HU

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    03 April 2018

    Make spring wildflower & woodland crafts and find woodland creatures with our trail.

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    A Traditional Commandery Easter

    30 March 2018

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    Amazing Ancestors half-term family fun!

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    Become an archaeologist, discovering clues to The Commandery's thousand-year history, and make your own medieval floor tile. Activities take place at 11am and 2pm.

    0 - 10 years
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    Living History at The Commandery

    17 February 2018

    Experience 2000 years of history come to life with a weekend of living history encampments, military displays, vintage vehicles and more. Organised in partnership with Worcester Re-enactors. Part of t...

    0 - 16 years
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    Join JAC's Intimate Productions for a special performed adaption of the tale by Beatrix Potter perfect for the under 5s.Using costume, props and music, the tale will be spun by the storyteller to brin...

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    Christmas through the Ages

    01 December 2017

    Immerse yourself in festive Christmas settings and find out about traditions from Yule logs and feasting to cards and crackers at The Commandery! The building will be decked out beautifully celebratin...

    7 - 16 years
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    Christmas through the Ages

    01 December 2017

    Find out about traditions from Yule logs and feasting to Christmas cards and crackers in spectacular historical Christmas settings and daily talks.

    1 - 16 years
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    Halloween at The Commandery

    24 October 2017

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