TUDOR HOUSE MUSEUM promises an eclectic mix of events for families

TUDOR HOUSE MUSEUM promises an eclectic mix of events for families this Easter with trails, crafts and live theatre.

Here Be Dragons!

Taking inspiration from a Tudor map of Worcester found at the museum, and the Medieval Mappa Mundi that fascinate so many of us, this Easter’s holiday activities for children are based all around the iconic phrase “Here Be Dragons”, used to fill some gaps in medieval knowledge!

People will follow the trail of strange-but-true place names around the museum before adding their own mythical beasts to our fantastical map of Worcester. Dragon mask will also be taking place throughout.

Entry to the museum is free, Here Be Dragons packs cost £1 each. Open 10am – 4pm, Wednesday, Thursdays and Saturdays, 31st March – 14th April.

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Penny Dreadful, or, Mrs. Lovett’s Revenge!

On 11th April, they will be bringing their family-friendly show, Penny Dreadful, to Tudor House Museum! There are chills and chuckles in abundance with this original one-woman show featuring Sweeney Todd’s partner in crime, Mrs Lovett! Be appalled by a plethora of other grotesque characters from the cheap and grisly pages of the Victorian era’s penny dreadful papers, in a theatrical comedy suitable for children and the young at heart. Go on – have a close shave with Mrs Lovett… She’d love to have you for dinner…

With DGitC’s last performance at Tudor House Museum being a complete sell out, we’re looking forward to a packed audience for this one too!

Tickets £10 (£30 for 4 family ticket offer), can be ordered in house or online (see www.tudorhouse.org.uk for details). Performance starts at 3.30pm

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Tudor House Museum

  • Tudor House is a Grade II Listed, 16th century building in the heart of one of the oldest streets in Worcester. Its collection uncovers the lives of the people who lived there from 1550, and the changing city.
  • THM is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 10am – 4pm.
  • It is an independent museum run by the Worcester Heritage & Amenity Trust and the charity’s volunteers.
  • There is a coffee shop onsite.
  • In 2017, THM was shortlisted for the national Family Friendly Museum Award 2017, nominated for the West Midlands Museum Development Above and Beyond Volunteer Team award, and received the 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

 

Don’t Go Into The Cellar

  • This highly-acclaimed West Midlands theatre group specialises in Victorian and Edwardian theatre and literature brought to life to spook new generations.
  • Artistic Director, Johnathan Goodwin writes and performs in each show, bringing a lifelong love of the genre to the fore.
  • Technical Director, Gary Archer, uses 21st Century tech to bring new blood to Gothic gems, creating exciting theatrical experiences.

 

For more information about the events contact:

Tudor House Museum: Tonia Collett 01905 612309 manager@tudorhouse.org.uk.

Don’t Go Into The Cellar: Johnathan Goodwin 07867 942490 thebestcellar@gmail.com

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