Forthcoming events

  • All events are at the standard Museum admission prices, unless otherwise stated (some on-site activities have an additional cost).
  • Members come in free to the Museum during usual opening times (this excludes ticketed performances or evening events, but we will offer a discounted membership rate where possible).
  • To book tickets please call the Museum on 01527 831363 or visit the Museum shop during opening hours.
  • Occasionally events may be subject to change, please check back here for the latest information or like us on Facebook

May

Famous Five go to Avoncroft

Monday 29th May – Friday 2nd June

Half term is going to be an adventure! There are mysteries afoot, and we’ll need plucky young explorers to find clues and crack codes to solve them. Pack a picnic and bring your most trusted friends for a week of old-fashioned adventures. Dogs on leads welcome.

 

June

Creative writing –

Tuesday 6th June, 10.00am – 1.00pm

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Avoncroft Explorers – Preschool activities

Thursday 8th June, 11.15am – book in advance

Wattle and Daub! Get messy with clay and construct your own wall on our construction themed week

 

Lace Wars! – historical re-enactment

Saturday 10th June & Sunday 11th June

It’s 1745 and Bonnie Prince Charlie has raised an army with hope of claiming the English throne! See his Jacobite army of Highlanders and French soldiers clash with the English Redcoats of King George II.

As well as an opportunity to experience 18th-century living history, with a Sword School, visit the tented encampments, join in with the kids marching drills and lots more!

Lace Wars! at Avoncroft Museum - Jacobite Rebellion 1745

 

Lace Wars! at Avoncroft Museum - Redcoat living history encampment

Avoncroft Explorers – Preschool activities

Thursday 15th June, 11.15am – book in advance

Move like me! – A movement session, discovering what moves, using imagination and lots of wriggling and jiggling!

 

Bromsgrove Festival

Festival Opening Concert – A Touch of Brass

Friday 16th June, 7.30pm

Under the direction of Trevor Jones, the Black Country based Sovereign Brass present a vibrant evening of brass band music for the opening concert of the 2017 Bromsgrove Festival.

Tickets: £15 per person, including a glass of wine or soft drink at the interval.

For more information or to book your ticket please call 07901 550577 or click here.

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Fathers’ Day

Sunday 18th June

FREE Museum entry for Dads!

 

Bromsgrove Festival

Lunchtime concert – Tickling the Ivories

Wednesday 21st June, midday

Presented by Festive Classics.

Join Actor/singer and pianist Michael Lunts for a smile-inducing, laughter-engendering entertainment, as he works his way through ten decades of musical wit.  Alongside songs by Noël Coward, Flanders and Swann, Cole Porter and the Gershwins.

Tickets: £16.00 including lunch and glass of wine must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Concert only tickets £8.50 at the door.

To book your tickets and for more information please call 01527 874136 or click here.

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Avoncroft Explorers – Preschool activities

Thursday 22nd June, 11.15am – book in advance

Whose house is it? – A story and imagination session based on our medieval Town House. Freddy Fox and Saloli Squirrel will tell and Avoncroft tale and little ones can get involved with a ‘What’s missing’ game!

 

50 years of Avoncroft

TBC

Fabulous at 50! Avoncroft marks its 50th year of being open to the public.

 

 

Flat White Opera

Sunday 25th June, 5.00pm – 7.30pm

Taking opera out of the concert hall and into the Guesten Hall! A relaxed atmosphere, fabulous music and great coffee.

 

Bromsgrove Festival

Lunchtime concert – Syska Flute Quartet

Wednesday 28th June, midday

Presented by Festive Classics.

From the brilliance of the piccolo to the mellowness of the bass flute the Syska players demonstrate the versatility of the flute family in a variety of musical styles.

Tickets: £16.00 including lunch and glass of wine must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Concert only tickets £8.50 at the door.

To book your tickets and for more information please call 01527 874136 or visit the click here.

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Avoncroft Explorers – Preschool activities

Thursday 29th June, 11.15am – book in advance

Wild Wild Wind – Kite building, windmill dances, parachute and bubble games!