Talks and Workshops

Talks and workshops are available to book through Art Tickets at, by calling the Museum at 01562 69028 or by popping in to the Museum shop and booking in person.

Talks at the Museum of Carpet

Join historian Michael Loftus to discover more of Kidderminster’s past at the Museum of Carpet. Come and experience a series of connected talks exploring the challenges Kidderminster has faced during the growth of its international reputation for carpet manufacturing. Find out about the people who responded to these challenges, and in the concluding talk, learn all about the town’s most monumental piece of public art.

To celebrate the Coronation, our Collections Team will be sharing some of the wonderful Coronation items from from our archives in our “Coronation Carpets” talk.

All proceeds go to the Museum and we are very grateful for the support of knowledgeable local historians and our wonderful volunteer team.

Spinning Lessons At the Museum

Kidderminster Walking Talk

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Local historian Michael Loftus will be sharing his vast knowledge of the town and of significant moments from its past. You will visit locations and buildings throughout Kidderminster and hear Michael relate fascinating stories, bringing the history of Kidderminster alive. It is sure to be an entertaining and enjoyable morning.

Meet in the museum lobby at 10.30am. The walk will finish at the museum where refreshments will be served. Ticket price includes free entry to the Museum.

Other Talks

The Museum offers groups of visitors the opportunity to have talks about topics relating to the carpet industry. If you are interested in a talk for your historical society, civic society, class of students or other group, do get in touch at

Available talks include:

  • The Social History and Industry of Kidderminster
  • Art Deco Design Influences
  • A Look Into the Archives

Interested in something not listed? Get in touch with us to find out if we can offer you a group visit tailored to your particular interests.