Events and Exhibitions

We’re All Stories 

Come and join in our free workshops with storyteller Peter Chand and textile artist Sue Chand

Monday 19th June  12pm-2pm and 3pm-4.45pm

Friday 23rd June  12pm-2pm and  3pm- 4.45pm

 

 

Teens Tackle Shakespeare

Tuesday 4th July 7:30pm

Tickets Sold Out

An Evesham Festival of Words fringe event in the Almonry garden, highlighting the love of Shakespeare’s words by a group of teenagers.

Following on from their performance at the RSC, The Festival Players directed by Eric Jones  bring together teens who love acting, for an evening of monologues & excerpts from major works. A perfect way to spend a summer evening – bring along a picnic chair! (In the event of bad weather performances will take place inside the Almonry)

 

‘We’re All Stories in the End’ Exhibition Launch

Saturday 15 July

Last September West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) held a workshop with 9 museums and 11 artists resulting in a joint Grants for the Arts bid, funded by Arts Council England (ACE). Storyteller Peter Chand held storytelling workshops with St Andrew’s School Hampton and community groups. They are just about to start working with textile artist Sue Chand who will translate these stories into thread.  Saturday 15th July is a day of storytelling, including performances by participants to launch an exhibition of the art work created.

 

Evesham Wildlife Week

24th-30th July

Join us as we help Worcestershire Wildlife Trust celebrate Evesham Wildlife Week.  Help us to build our own giant bug hotel, plant your own bee friendly plant to take home and find out more about the bugs that can live in museums with our summer trail!!

In partnership with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Free activity, usual admission charges apply.

 

 

Big Bug Hunt – July 26th and August 16th

Almonry GardensCalling all intrepid bug explorers! On July 26th and August 16th  Worcestershire Wildlife Trust joins us for an afternoon of bug hunting and creating a bug hotel. Come along and join in the fun and find out what lurks in the Almonry garden!

Don’t forget to visit our partners at St Lawrence’s Church for their Fantastical Creatures event on 26th July for mask making, dressing up, music and more!

Free activity, usual admission charges apply.

 

 

 

Picnic and Garden Games

28th July, 4th Aug, 11th Aug, 18th Aug, 25th Aug & 1st Sept

Join us every Friday throughout the Summer Holiday for our picnic and garden games fun days.  Bring a picnic and try our traditional games, weather permitting!

Free activity, usual admission charges apply

Gloriana

5th August

Come and visit Gloriana Living History Medieval and Tudor Dance Group  here at the Almonry.

Free activity, usual admission charges apply

 

 

 

 

Musyck Anon

5th August 7:30pm

We are delighted to welcome back Musyck Anon for an evening concert at the Almonry.

Please contact us on 01386 446944 for ticket information.

 

Valuation Day

17th August

Fieldings Auctioneers are here at the Almonry for the day so why not have a look through the attic or garage and bring along your curiosities for valuation

“What’s the Big Draw?”

Detail from Medieval PsalterSaturday 21st October to Sunday 29th October

Let’s get drawing! Follow the trail and be inspired to create a work of art for our gallery.

Trail £1, usual admission charges apply.

 

 

 

Bookfest

9th December 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

An ‘Evesham Festival of Words’ fringe event with an opportunity to meet local authors for advice and a chat here at the Almonry. Books will be for sale so pop by for some Christmas stocking fillers. Free refreshments available too.

Christmas at the Almonry

xmas-tree-for-twitterJoin us on Thursday 21st December and get into the Christmas spirit, with children’s trails, and some festive fun!