Plan Your School Visit

Essential Information

All school visits to the Worcestershire Soldier Gallery at the City Art Gallery & Museum must be booked in advance. To make a booking contact Kate Phillipson,  Access and Learning Officer (01905 25371).

  • Ensure that pupils understand that the gallery is a public space and that the needs of other visitors are to be respected.
  • That you provide the appropriate level of adult support to child ratio, particularly where children are working in small groups.

Discover workshops and activity sessions

Self-Directed Visits

You can visit the gallery as part of a self-directed group or you can book a workshop session with a member of the Gallery Education team. If you are visiting as a self-directed group we recommend that you make a preliminary planning visit to the gallery.

On-line Resources

We are currently developing a series of on-line resources to assist teachers and students wanting to learn about the Worcestershire Regiment,  its officers and men, their lives and its involvement in conflicts and peace keeping  around the globe.

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 Museum Talks

The Museum offers a number of talks and lectures on subject related to the Regimental History

First World War

To mark the centenary of the First World War, we are developing new learning resources for teachers and students. This includes unique, downloadable material from the Museum’s rich archives focusing on individual stories of soldiers and officers of the Worcestershire Regiment and easy access to MRM’s (Worcestershire) superb online collection.  Please watch this space!

Click on the links to access the story of Private William Hadley of the 2nd Battalion the Worcestershire Regiment  Sample Soldier – Pte William Hadley and discover more about what life was like in the trenches! Trench Warfare