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Wanted: volunteers to help bring the past to life at Avoncroft Museum

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings in Bromsgrove is currently recruiting volunteers who can help bring the past to life to engage and inspire visitors to the museum.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who has a few hours to spare, an interest in history and would like to develop skills and experience in the […]
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Christmas through the ages at Avoncroft Museum

Savour the atmosphere of Christmases past at Avoncroft Museum with an exhibition of beautifully decorated historic buildings, running from Tuesday 1st December until Sunday 20th December.   From 1st December, Avoncroft Museum in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire is throwing open its doors to welcome visitors for a glimpse of Christmas traditions through the ages with: “Tis the […]
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Spooks and sparks at Avoncroft Museum Halloween

Spooktacular Halloween horror and ‘No Bangs Bonfire Night’ return to Avoncroft during half-term week with lots of activities to keep younger visitors entertained.   From Tuesday 27th until Saturday 31th October there will Halloween-themed activities in the historic New Guesten Hall.  Children can make their own Halloween lantern with the help of our team of […]
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The historic Tea Room at Avoncroft Museum

Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings near Bromsgrove is a favourite destination for days out but the Museum’s Tea Room is also a popular attraction in its own right. Whether you’re taking a little time out for yourself or visiting with friends and family, the Tea Room provides a welcome break in beautiful surroundings and delicious […]
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Living history weekend at Avoncroft Museum

Step back in time at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July and see one of the UK’s top re-enactment groups re-create life in the 18th century.   Back by popular demand, “Lace Wars” living history group will be demonstrating military and civilian life during the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion, when […]
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Bromsgrove Festival open-air Shakespeare at Avoncroft Museum

Pack a picnic and bring a chair to Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings on Sunday 12th July for an evening of outdoor Shakespeare as you have never seen it before. Twelfth Night, one of the Bard’s best-loved plays, has been reworked as a high energy musical treat by theatre company, Oddsocks Productions, who are returning […]
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Avoncroft Museum opens fundraising shop

Lovers of vintage goods and collectables will find plenty to delight them at Avoncroft Museum’s new promotional and fundraising shop at 49 High Street, Bromsgrove. The shop is packed with china, glassware, furniture and books dating right through from the Victorian era to the 1980s.  All of these have been kindly donated by supporters to […]
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Austin Day at Avoncroft Museum

Car enthusiasts are invited to Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings on Sunday 28th June to celebrate the region’s motoring heritage at a rally of over 50 classic Austin cars in the Museum’s grounds. Members of the Pre-War Austin Car Club will be at Avoncroft with their vintage cars from the golden years of motoring.  Visitors […]
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Potential new project for Avoncroft

Victorian Cricket Pavilion – Boughton Park, Worcester – former home of Worcestershire County Cricket Club Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings is working with Worcester City Council and the Heart of Worcestershire College (HOW College) to assess options for dismantling, restoration and re-erection of this important historic building. Boughton Park was the original permanent home of […]
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Family fun at Avoncroft Museum in May and June

There is lots to do and see over Spring bank holiday and half term (Monday 25th – Thursday 28th May 2015) at Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings in Bromsgrove, with four days of fairytale-themed fun. Bring the whole family to the award-winning museum to see historic buildings transformed into fairytale scenes as well-loved (and some […]
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