Coming Up

Lecture ‘Journey to Japan’

Friday 20th July 2018 – 2pm

Michael Tomkinson will deliver his Great grandfather’s leture ‘Journey to Japan’. An amazing insight into travel, Japanese art and culture in the 1880’s.

Tickets available: £12.50 including free entry to the Museum.



Japanese Flower Arranging Ikebana Demonstration

Wednesday 29th August 2018 10:30am – 12:30pm

A unique opportunity to see Ikebana experts, Angela and Takashi Sawano, create stunning pieces of art and to learn their techniques.

Tickets available: £15 including free entry to the Museum.


Lecture ‘Japanese Stencils (Katagami)’

Thursday 27th September 2018 – 7:30pm

Katagami expert and independent researcher, Mamiko Markham, will be sharing her fascinating discoveries about the origins, designs, and uses of the katagami collection.

Tickets available: £12.50 including free entry to the Museum.


Grand Quilt Raffle

Grand Quilt Raffle – Prize Draw
Monday 20th August 2018

First prize – a very colourful bed quilt made by the members of Kidderminster Forest Quilters,  inspired by an Art Deco carpet design from the archives of the Museum. Other prizes include a Spool Axminster Rug woven on one of our power looms,  a superior bottle of champagne, a cushion and patchwork bag, as well as other prizes which have been donated.

Tickets can be purchased from the Museum at £1.00 per ticket/£5.00 per book or from Forest Quilters.

For more information, please contact: Jan Ganley  Forest Quilters   01562 752271