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999-year lease will secure future of popular museum

Tudor House Museum in Friar Street, Worcester

A move that will secure the future of one of the city's popular museums will see Worcester City Council take the unusual step of extending a lease – for 999 years. A report to members of the Council's Policy and Resources Committee explains that the decision to extend the lease on the Tudor House Museum has been made by officers under delegated pow...

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Worcester’s landmark tourism buildings to be open Sundays in 2024

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Public opening hours to two city museums are to be reshaped following a decision made by Worcester City Council. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and The Commandery are key destinations for visitors to the city, attracting a combined 80,000 visitors each year. Proposals have been agreed for the Art Gallery & Museum to open on Sundays, to...

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Sunday opening for Worcester museums up for debate

Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Public opening hours to two city museums could be reshaped following recommendations made to Worcester City Council's Place and Economic Development (PED) Committee on Monday 6 November. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and The Commandery are key destinations for visitors to the city, attracting a combined 80,000 visitors each year. Proposal...

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Something for everyone – it’s Worcester’s big weekend!

Runners taking part in the Worcester City Runs

Worcester is getting ready for a weekend like no other – and the Mayor is encouraging everyone to come along and have a fantastic time. The big weekend is 16-17 September, when a packed schedule will see the Worcester City Runs, the Worcester Music Festival and the Worcester Paint Festival all take place, plus the opening of a new exhibition at the...

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Worcester secures £2.96m Government investment

Image of Worcester with "£2.96m" overlaid

Worcester City Council has secured £2.96 million to invest in the city from the Government's UK Shared Prosperity Fund. The money will be used for a wide range of initiatives in the city, including boosting Worcester's profile as a visitor destination; support for community schemes, the arts and business; and energy efficiency. The UK Shared Prospe...

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Next stage of £19.6m investment in Worcester

Bicycle hire scheme

Active travel, enhancing Worcester's heritage offer, and improvements to the city's Riverside Park will be on the agenda when councillors meet to discuss the next stage of the investment of £19.6 million into the city. Two more business cases to release cash from the Government's Towns Fund will be debated by Worcester City Council's Policy and Res...

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