Worcester History Month Event Guide

September Event Guide for Worcester’s History Month

Worcester History Month is a brand-new, month long celebration of the rich and varied history of the city of Worcester and the world beyond. The festival of history and heritage will tell the stories which have shaped the city through an amazing range of history-themed activities such as historical walking tours, informative talks, open weekends and exhibitions. The best part about it? Most events are completely FREE!

For a full list of events and dates, please see below:

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace 1418 – Saturday 25th August – Sunday 30th September – FREE exhibition

Ice Age Exhibition – Until 8th September – Monday-Saturday 10:30am-4:30pm – FREE

Spot the Giraffes! – Every day until Sunday 16th September

The Battle of Worcester Commemorative Drumhead Ceremony – Saturday 1st September – 5pm – FREE event

Steward’s Chemist Shop Open for Visitors – Tuesday 4th September – 11am-3pm – FREE event

The Worcestershire Soldier Gallery – Thursday 6th- Thursday 27th September – 11L30am-12:15pm – FREE event

Photographic Competition Exhibition – 8th-23rd September 9am-5pm

Bite-size talk – Rare and beautiful butterflies in Worcester’s antiquarian collections – Tuesday 11th September 1pm-1.30pm – £3

Pears and Apples- Guided Walk on the St John’s Arts and Heritage Trail – Tuesday 11th and Monday 24th September 5pm – FREE event

An Evening in Conversation with Mike Sheil – Wednesday 12th September – 6:30pm

‘Coming Home’ – Friday 14th September – 7:30pm

WW1 Drumhead Ceremony – Saturday 15th September – 12pm – FREE event

‘The Black Death and Beyond- Discoveries from Archaeological Test Pits’ Archaeology Talk by Carenza Lewis – Monday 17th September 7:30pm – £2 (FREE for members of Worcestershire Archaeological  Society)

The Howard Robinson History Talks: King John and Magna Carta – Tuesday 18th September – £7.50 (includes a free drink)

What Do We Want? Exhibition – 22nd September- 24th November – Monday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm

Parks and Recreation in Victorian Edwardian Worcester- A Guided Walk to Historic and Sporting and Leisure Sites – Sunday 23rd September 2:30pm – FREE event

The Howard Robinson History Talks: Where England’s Sorrows Began (Powick 1642) and Where They Happily Ended (Worcester 1651) – Tuesday 25th September – £7.50 (includes a free drink)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service – Saturday 29th September -12pm-3pm

The Charles Legacy- Guided Walk on Timber Framed Buildings around Worcester City Centre – Sunday 30th September – FREE event

Worcester Heritage Trails – Various trails to choose from – FREE event

A Walking Tour led by Worcester Walks – Available April-September – £5

A Woman’s Vision Exhibition – Tuesday-Saturday 1pm-4pm

Turn up for a Tour of the Cathedral – Monday to Saturday 11am-2:30pm – £5

Climb the Cathedral Tower – Saturday’s 11am-5pm and Sunday’s 12:30pm-3:30pm – £5 per adult, children under 16 go free

Safari Trail – Daily, 9am-5pm

Creative Garden Exhibition – Throughout September 9am-5pm

The War to end all Wars Exhibition – Until 10th November – Monday-Saturday 10:30am-4:30pm

The Worcester Story – A Walking Tour led by Discover History – Available all year round – £7.50

For more information on all events please visit Visit Worcester by clicking here.