Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Worcestershire World War 100

Funded through Heritage Lottery Fund, Worcestershire World War One Hundred is one the largest programme of events across England commemorating the First World War.

Involving cultural and heritage organisations County-wide, Worcestershire World War One Hundred will commemorate the role Worcestershire played in World War One and tell the stories of Worcestershire people, their involvement with and personal legacy from now until 2018 and beyond.

Venue Type:

Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Mon - Sun 8.30am - 10pm

Admission charges

Admission free.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
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Worcester and World War One

  • 1 January — 31 December 2015 *on now

Three touch screens are available for visitors to access covering Woodbine Willie and Worcester; Worcestershire Soldier; Remembering conflict today.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Worcester Cathedral
College Yard
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 2LA
England

Website

http://www.worcestercathedral.co.uk/Visiting.php

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Back in Blighty

  • 1 January — 31 October 2015 *on now

An extended temporary exhibition using individual buildings to focus on life on the Home Front and the immediate post war society. As part of the exhibition follow the Char Ami Trail and be in with a chance to win a WW1 Daily Diary book featuring daily reports from the trenches and home front covering the period 4 August 1914 – 31 December 1914.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Avoncroft Museum
Stoke Heath
Bromsgrove
Worcestershire
B60 4JR
England

Admission

Adult – £8.80*

Senior – £7.70*

Child (5+) – £4.50

Student – £4.50

Family ticket – £25.00*

Under 5s – Free

Tickets can be bought from the reception desk in the Museum Shop when you arrive. *The prices above include a voluntary gift aid amount; please gift aid your entrance fee if you are able, it helps us continue the valuable work at Avoncroft Museum.

Website

http://www.avoncroft.org.uk

Worcestershire World War One Hundred

Battle of Gallipoli

  • 6 April — 30 September 2015 *on now

Exhibition to mark the centenary of Worcestershire Regiment and Worcestershire Yeomanry engagement in Gallipoli.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Foregate St
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 1DT
England

Services and facilities

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

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Cloister Memorial Windows

  • 14 September 2015 10am-4pm

100th Anniversary of four of the 19 Soldiers commemorated in the cloister stained glass windows. To commemorate the anniversary, and remember the individuals, a silk poppy stem will be placed in the window. Visitors welcome to view windows on these dates.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Worcester Cathedral
College Yard
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR12LA
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

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In the Words of Worcestershire People

  • 1 — 31 October 2015

Explore words and personal mementos of Worcestershire people, through letters, diaries and poems written during the First World War. This is a touring exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Droitwich Library
Victoria Square
Droitwich
Worcestershire
WR9 8DQ
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

Vesta Tilley

Vesta Tilley

  • 1 — 31 December 2015

Commemorative exhibition of the life of Worcester born music hall star Vesta Tilley. Vesta played a major role in the recruitment of soldiers in World War One. This is a touring exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Droitwich Library
Victoria Square
Droitwich
Worcestershire
WR9 8DQ
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

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Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital

  • 1 January — 31 December 2016

Exhibition based on the County Museum’s role as a Voluntary Aid Detachment Hospital during the First World War. Objects and documents from the county museum, the archives and the George Marshall Medical Museum will be on display to tell the story of this remarkable convalescent home.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Worcestershire County Museum
Hartlebury Castle
Hartlebury
Kidderminster
DY117XZ
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Home Front Legacy

  • 5 September 2015 9:30am-4pm

Recording First World War sites in the UK for Community Groups. We hope that you will join us on the day when we will have lectures, workshops and resources for you to take home.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Where

The Hive
Sawmill Walk, The Butts
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR13PB
England

Admission

TBC

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

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The Pals

  • 10 September 2015 7-9pm

A talk focusing on the Worcestershire Yeomanry.

Suitable for

  • 18+

Where

Worcestershire Yeomanry Museum
Worcester Museum & Art Gallery
Foregate Street
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 1DT
England

Admission

TBC

Website

http://www.whub.org.uk/cms/museums-worcestershire/city-art-gallery-and-museum/things-to-see-and-do/regimental-gallery.aspx

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Heritage Open Day: Nursing Through the Ages

  • 12 September 2015 11am-4pm

Visit the WWI Bell Tent and find out more about the Worcestershire World War One project.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

The Infirmary Museum
University of Worcester
City Campus
Infirmary Walk
Castle Street
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 3AS
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

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Gheluvelt Remembrance

  • 31 October 2015 10am-4pm

Activities, displays and commemoration marking the centenary of the battle of Gheluvelt.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Gheluvelt Park
Waterworks Road
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR3 7AA
England

Website

http://www.ww1worcestershire.co.uk/

Worcestershire World War One Hundred
Worcestershire Record Office
The Hive, Sawmill Walk
The Butts
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR1 3PD
England

Website

http://ww1worcestershire.co.uk

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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