Events

  • Sat
    13
    Feb
    2016
    Sun
    21
    Feb
    2016
    Elgar Birthplace Museum

    Pick up a Mystery trail from our Front Desk and solve the code to find Elgar’s lost batons!

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Love Worcester Part of Love Worcester Festival 2016

     

  • Mon
    15
    Feb
    2016
    11am – 4pmCarice Room

    Did you know Edward Elgar was a code maker and a code breaker?

    Create your own detective outfit, including mask and spyglass, and a personalised code maker so you can be a code breaker too!

    Family events run from 11am to 4pm and are suitable for children aged 5+. All family events free with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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    Part of Love Worcester Festival 2016

  • Tue
    08
    Mar
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    A detailed assessment of the Enigma Variations – the music rather than the characters!

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

    EV4077A Enigma

  • Fri
    25
    Mar
    2016
    Sun
    10
    Apr
    2016
    11:00 amThe Elgar Birthplace Museum

    From Friday 25th March (Good Friday) to Sunday 10th April, you can do our Farmyard Trail by finding hidden animals around the Museum!

    Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. All family events free with museum admission.

    Easter Egg

  • Thu
    31
    Mar
    2016
    11:00 amCarice Room

    Make Easter animal pencil toppers, design your own Easter bunny ears or design and colour in an Easter egg and hang it in our Cottage garden (or take it home to hang in your own!)

    Family events run from 11am to 4pm and are suitable for children aged 5+. All family events free with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Easter Egg

  • Tue
    12
    Apr
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    There is so much more to admire in the compositions of this remarkable musician than the operettas he produced with W.S.Gilbert.

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

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  • Fri
    22
    Apr
    2016
    7:30 pmCarice Room

    "For Harry, England and Saint George!"

    On the Eve of St. George's Day and Shakespeare's birthday and in the bard's 400th anniversary year, Sounds Arty presents a sometimes light hearted look, in words and music, at Shakespeare, his legacy and all things English - including St. George - who wasn't.

    Tickets £8.00 including refreshments

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  • Tue
    10
    May
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    A welcome return visit from guest speaker Roberta Morrell, former principal of D'Oyly Carte Opera.

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

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  • Sat
    28
    May
    2016
    Sun
    05
    Jun
    2016
    The Elgar Birthplace Museum

    For our Countryside Trail, explore the Jubilee and Cottage Gardens for various plants and insects!

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    All family events free with museum admission.

    Crafty C Owl

  • Fri
    03
    Jun
    2016
    11:00 amCarice Room

    Create crafts based on animals you can find in the Worcestershire countryside - make animal masks, decorate and design your own tree paintings and create a range of craft animals!

    Family events run from 11am to 4pm and are suitable for children aged 5+. All family events free with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

    Crafty C Owl

  • Tue
    14
    Jun
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    A fascinating study of composers turning their sights to Hollywood and other film studios to produce some of the most distinctive music of the 20th century.

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

    EV4077D Movies

  • Tue
    12
    Jul
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    A programme of poetry with a background of some of Elgar's music, both familiar and unfamiliar, compiled by Stuart and Stella Freed and recited by Peter Sutton.

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

    EV4077E Pomp & Poetry

  • Fri
    15
    Jul
    2016
    Tue
    30
    Aug
    2016
    The Elgar Birthplace Museum

    David Birtwhistle and John Harris will be returning to the Museum this summer, and over the Three Choirs Festival period, to exhibit their paintings and prints for the thirteenth year. All work is for sale.

    Museum admission applies.

    David Birtwhistle preparing for the exhibition at The Elgar Bierthplace Museum

  • Sat
    23
    Jul
    2016
    Sun
    04
    Sep
    2016
    The Elgar Birthplace Museum

    Complete our Musical Melodies trail whilst learning about many of Elgar's compositions .

    Children must be accompanied by an adult.

    All family events free with museum admission.

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  • Sat
    23
    Jul
    2016
    Sun
    04
    Sep
    2016
    The Elgar Birthplace Museum

    Find a variety of activity stations around the Museum, including a Musical Instrument area, a Colouring Post and try our Memory Game using Elgar's very own desk!

    Family events run from 11am to 4pm and are suitable for children aged 5+. All family events free with museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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  • Tue
    13
    Sep
    2016
    10:30 amElgar Birthplace Museum

    An appraisal of the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams who risked insularity in his quest to create an English style.

    Talks include recorded and/or live performances and include refreshments. Tickets £6.00 per talk or £30.00 for the entire series.

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