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More details - David Birtwhistle Worcestershire and The National Trust exhibition at The Firs
Local artist David Birtwhistle displays his best loved locations around Worcestershire and National Trust sites around the UK at The Firs.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Today to Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Mon 4 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Mon 11 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Mon 18 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Mon 25 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Mon 2 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Worcester's Civil War Story
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (open from 1.30pm Sundays) Worcester’s Civil War Story evokes the momentous build-up to the Battle of Worcester.
The Commandery Sidbury Worcester
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Croome - The Walled Gardens
Britain’s largest walled gardens opens its doors again in 2018. Britain’s largest walled gardens opens its doors. The privately owned gardens date back to the early 18th century and were altered by Lancelot ’Capability’ Brown, as part of his grand design at Croome. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Today to Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Croome - Meet the Stone Walling team
Chat to our volunteer Walling Team about rebuilding Croome’s estate walls - they have rebuilt over 250 metres so far. As these are volunteer led and weather dependent, we recommend you contact our Visitor centre for updated information. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Today, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Croome - Secrets of the basement tour
Join our guide and learn more about the hidden archaeology of the 1640s house now encased within Brown’s stunning 1750s neo classical mansion. Explore the basement of the hidden 1640’s house. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Today, Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun, Tue 3 Jul to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Croome - Jilly Oxlade-Arnott exhibition: Art in Architecture
Jilly is known for her unique watercolour and fine line ink depictions of historically or nationally significant architecture. She is a Worcester based architectural watercolour artist. The new Croome Collection has been created especially for this exhibition.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Today to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Fort Royal and Commandery Healthy Walk
When: Every Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 Where: Meet in the Commandery Shop (Throughout January meet under Cathedral Edgar Tower) Walk Length: Walks will vary each week averaging 1 hour but always start and finish at the Commandery (Cathedral during January).
Sidbury Worcester
Today to Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Making a Song and Dance
Come and listen to Janet Thomas and Paul Herbert playing a wide variety of song transcriptions and dance music from the early 17th to late 20th century. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Today

More details - Human Flow (12A)
Filmed over the course of a year, this documentary looks at the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact.
Number 8, Pershore
Today

More details - WWI - Malvern Museum of Local History
Displays and entrance tickets help visitors explore what it was like to live through the wartime insecurities, with its personal traumas and times of hope and gallantry.
Priory Gatehouse Abbey Road Great Malvern
Today to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Mello Festival
Mello Festival, held at the historic Severn End Country Estate with a backdrop of the beautiful Malvern Hills, is a family experience to remember. Harnessing the powers of the eclectic mind to produce an event championing not only music, but fine food, arts and the joy of performance.
Severn End Country Estate Hanley Castle Worcestershire
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Senior Youth Theatre
Exciting and creative drama sessions giving young people age 12+ the chance to develop their acting skills in a fun, friendly atmosphere.
Number 8, Pershore
Today to Fri 22 Jun

More details - Outdoor Sculpture and Indoor Art Exhibitions
We are delighted to be hosting a series of outdoor sculpture and indoor art exhibitions at The Walled Gardens at Croome Court. They will showcase the work of talented and creative artists and provide inspiration for garden and art lovers alike. All exhibits will be available to purchase.
The Walled Gardens at Croome Court, Nr Pershore
Today to Sun 27 May

More details - Greyfriars' House and Garden - The Great Greyfriars Book Fayre
A range of second-hand books for sale within the gardens of Greyfriars. Delve through an extensive range of second-hand books and find a title for every interest, from fiction to hobbies and children’s. Every book that you purchase helps to look after Greyfriars. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Greyfriars’ House and Garden, Friar Street, Worcester,
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Hanley Swan Village Market and Cafe
A friendly village market where everyone is welcome! The goods on sale from the stall-holders include fresh, locally produced vegetables, fruits, plants, meat, cheese, breads and baked items, delicious cakes, drinks, and so much more.
Hanley Swan Village Hall. Welland Road Hanley Swan
Sat 26 May

More details - Sweet Country (15)
A middle-aged Aboriginal man is accused of murder after killing a white man in self-defence.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 26 May

More details - Croome - Georgian games trail - Family Trail
Have lots of fun exploring the landscape at Croome. Discover some of the games that would have been popular before television was invented! Have a go and see which one is your favourite. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Croome - St Joseph's Boys School tour at Croome
Come and share the experiences of former pupils of Croome Court when it was St Joseph’s Boys School as they take you on a tour of the Court and Red Wing. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sat 26 May

More details - St Martin's informal Coffee Concert
A musical coffee morning for charity. Ensemble Ypotryll present a marvellous mix of medieval music for voice and instruments. Soprano singer Karen Jones and multi-instrumentalists Rachel Tedd and Simon Pickard present music from the 14th and 15th centuries.
St Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester
Sat 26 May

More details - Pop Up Art Gallery  Organised by Archiimp and featuring 3 new artists
Pop Up Art Gallery, End of May Bank Holiday 26-28th Architectural Impressions, supported by The Hopmarket Charity, are hosting its second pop up gallery of 2018, as part of Archiimp’s pop up gallery initiative.
Archiimp’s Pop Up Art Gallery this May Bank Holiday will be at 16 Foregate, Worcester
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Shuttifield Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Superb position and views. Unexpected 3-acre plantsman’s garden, extensive herbaceous borders, primula and stump bed, many unusual trees, shrubs, perennials, colour-themed for all-yr interest. Walks in 20-acre wood with ponds, natural wild area.
Shuttifield Cottage, Storridge
Sat 26 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - May Half-Term
May is a wonderful time to visit Hanbury. With the warmth of the late spring sun and the abundance of colour drenching the grounds there’s so much to see and do every day.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Trust10
Trust10 is an opportunity to try something different and join us in a free monthly 10k running event at Hanbury Hall. These free events are held on the fourth Sunday of every month and are perfect for beginners and also suitable for those who run regularly and are looking for a challenge or an opportunity to train.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Fleece Inn - Annual Asparagus Auction
Don’t miss your chance to bid on the seasons best asparagus! Hundreds gather in the courtyard of the pub to bid for the seasons best asparagus. All the produce is donated by local growers and auctioned off by local man Colin Jelfs, to raise funds for the Bretforton Silver Band. Booking Not Needed.
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham,
Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - 68 Windsor Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Almost one acre garden divided into three areas, situated behind a 1930s semi detached house in a cul-de-sac. Visitors are amazed and comment on size of garden and the tranquility!
68 Windsor Avenue, Worcester
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - The Fold Monthly Market
Join us at our monthly market 11am-2pm every 4th Sunday and browse amongst the brilliant stalls offering locally made and crafted, artwork, jewellery, photography, ceramics, candles, soaps and textiles.
The Fold, Bransford
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Clent Hills - Hidden Stories Ramble
Get out in the fresh air and enjoy a sociable 5 mile ramble through the stunning countryside of the Clent Hills and surrounding area. As you walk find out more about the history and folklore of the hills. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Clent Hills
Sun 27 May

More details - Civil War Stories
Experience a performance like no other, weaving true tales of politics, religion, monarchy and conflict, including a bloody battle taking place right here in the heart of Worcester.
The Commandery Sidbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Brockamin - Open Garden for NGS
An informal 1½ acre garden adjacent to common land. Mixed borders contain a wide variety of hardy perennials, including Plant Heritage National Collections of Symphyotrichum (Aster) novae-angliae and some Hardy Geraniums. Flowering starts with spring bulbs, including a collection of snowdrops.
Brockamin, Worcester
Sun 27 May

More details - Oak Apple Day Celebrations
Enjoy two days of traditional spring-time festivities at The Commandery including live theatre, living history, family games and Morris dancing. The spectacular Grade I listed Commandery in Worcester will be festooned with garlands of oak leaves to celebrate the story of Charles II’s restoration.
The Commandery Sidbury
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - White Cottage & Nursery - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden with large herbaceous and shrub borders, island beds, stream and bog area. Spring meadow with 100’s of snakes head fritillaries. Formal area with lily pond and circular rose garden. Alpine rockery and new fern area.
White Cottage & Nursery, Inkberrow
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Elgar Insights
Join one of our Elgar ’experts’ Richard Westwood-Brookes as he discusses various issues of Elgar’s life. 20 minute talks at 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. Each of the discussions will cover a different subject, check the notes for a description. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Bylane - Open Garden for NGS
Herbaceous garden, paddock with wildlife pond, vegetable garden, and chickens, wood with mature trees and bluebells. Approximatley 2 acres in all.
Bylane, Earls Croome
Sun 27 May

More details - 1 Church Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
True countryman’s acre garden. Interesting layout. Japanese - style feature with ’dragons den’. Specimen trees; water features; perennial garden, vegetable garden; poultry and cider making. New small stream side bog garden.
1 Church Cottage, Worcester
Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Bandstand Music in the Park - May 2018
Sunday May 13th - Bandstand 60’s, Sunday May 20th - Praise in the Park, Sunday May 27th - Bandstand, Bring a deckchair or take a stroll around the park and listen to live music every Sunday.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
Sun 27 May

More details - Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair
Visit the UK’s largest flea fair at the foot of the stunning Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. Discover all manner of items - from clothing, ceramics and toys, to gardenalia, house clearance goods and everything in between! This fair is paradise for vintage lovers, thrift seekers and up-cyclers.
Three Counties Showground, Malvern,
Mon 28 May

More details - Healthy Walks
When: Every Friday at 10:30 - 12:00 Where: Meet at the Pump House Environment Centre every Friday Walk Length: Walks will vary each week averaging 4.5 miles and taking approx. 1 hr 30 mins Enjoy a walk through the city’s parks. We always start and finish at the Pump House. Everyone welcome!
Waterworks Road Worcester
Mon 28 May

More details - Rothbury - Open Garden for NGS
Set on slopes of Malvern Hills, acre plant-lovers’ garden surrounding Arts and Crafts house (not open), created by owners since 1999. Herbaceous borders, rockery, wildlife pond, vegetables, small orchard, containers. Magnificent Eucryphia glutinosa in July.
Rothbury, North Malvern
Mon 28 May

More details - Medieval Mischief
Bank Holiday Monday Take part in the tournament games, become a squire in the royal court, and meet the royal guests. Try out your archery and sword fighting skills, find out how to dress as a knight, learn about horrible plague cures, and get your face painted as dragon.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Mon 28 May

More details - Croome - Eleanor Coade garden tour
Eleanor was one of Croome’s influential designers. She developed a new building material - Coade stone which was used in the garden at Croome. Not only this but she was a pioneer business woman.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Tiny Tunes Concert - The Runaway Bunny
Join us for our special bunny-themed 2nd birthday concert, with the touching tale of The Runaway Bunny at its heart, as the music follows the bunny’s adventures as he tries to run and hide in all sorts of ways before deciding that staying as his mummy’s little bunny is best of all...
St Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester
Mon 28 May

More details - Holiday Clubs
The University of Worcester presents a series of fun-packed Holiday Clubs. Held during half term breaks and school holidays, treat your children to quality time playing in the great outdoors under the careful guidance of our qualified and friendly instructors.
Henwick Grove Worcester
Mon 28 May

More details - Splash, Dash & Crash! Science Week
Enjoy some hilarious hand-on action this half term with The Commandery’s very own mad scientist. Try the incredible can crush, figure out how the sinking soda suprise works, try and inflate the balloon in the bottle and have a go at everyone’s favourite - the mentos geyser! Be prepared to get messy!
The Commandery Sidbury
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
The People’s Theatre Company bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life, complete with sing along songs, colourful animal characters and heart-warming family fun.
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 29 May

More details - Clent Hills - Get Geocaching
Have a go on the hi-tech treasure hunting craze. Learn how to use our GPS units to find a series of boxes that we have hidden around the Hills. Booking Essential. Phone: 0844 249 1895. Suitable for children, but not ideal for pushchairs. Dogs on leads welcome.
Clent Hills
Tue 29 May and Wed 30 May

More details - Medieval Mischief
Children’s craft activities including making coat of arms shields and royal crowns, plus an explorer trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Foraging and Fine Dining
We will meet at Byford Court at 11am, the day starts there with canapes and a 30 minute introductory talk on foraging. Then we will head down the road to The Weir Garden, a beautiful National Trust property boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
Swainshill Hereford
Tue 29 May

More details - Edie (cert tbc)
Edie decides to fulfil her life-long dream of climbing a Scottish mountain and makes an unlikely friend along the way.
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 29 May to Mon 4 Jun

More details - Peter Rabbit (PG)
Peter Rabbit’s feud with Mr. McGregor escalates to new heights in his first big screen animated adventure.
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Mr Phoebus at The Firs - Ride a Penny Farthing
Imagine a completely unique experience where you can learn, touch, even sit upon an Iconic piece of Victorian history. Available to adults and children. Take the experience even further to ride, journey and feel the extraordinary style, fun and folly of riding a Penny Farthing. Booking Not Needed.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Spring Foraging Course
Burford House is a beautiful 18th century building on the Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire borders and is within easy reach of Ludlow, Leominster, Bromyard, Kidderminster, Hereford and Worcester. We will meet at 12pm outside the cafe at Burford House, Tenbury Wells.
Tenbury Wells
Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Elgar's Pomp and Poetry Too
A presentation of Elgar’s music together with a selection of poems read by actor, playwright and Elgar Society member Peter Sutton. This compilation by Stella and Stuart Freed contains music and poetry both familiar and unfamiliar. This performance is part of the 2018 Elgar Festival.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Croome - Women of Croome tour
Celebrate women’s history with a tour talking about our most influential women at Croome. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Janis Joplin & Friends
Janis Joplin and Friends bring the Woodstock Experience to Number 8 with performances by singers and musicians straight from London’s West End.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Family Barn Dance
This is a family barn dance for everyone to enjoy. Lots of fun. Your callers are Eve and Roger and your band is Banjacs which consists of Dei on accordion, Allan on fiddle, Keith on banjo and Gay on guitar. Bring your own drinks and snacks.
Sytchampton Village Hall, off A499 between Kidderminster and Worcester
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Comedy of Errors
Shakespeare’s shortest and funniest play performed entirely by teenagers, a treat for all the family!
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 2 Jun

The Comedy of Errors More details - The Comedy of Errors
Comedy of Errors is Shakespeare’s shortest and funniest play. Two sets of twins appear in Ephesus at the same time, one pair in search of the other. Friends don’t recognise which one is which and the wife of one doesn’t recognise the man whom she thinks is her husband!
Number 8 Community Arts Theatre, Pershore
Sat 2 Jun
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More details - Darkest Hour (PG)
This acclaimed drama starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill returns to Number 8.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Evesham Mind Body Spirit show
Featuring 30+ stalls selling salt lamps, crystals, jewellery and art, crafts, therapies including massage, Reiki, life coaching, energy medicine, reflexology and chiropractic. This is an opportunity for you to see what holistic medicine can do for you. All our practitioners are experienced and approachable.
Evesham Town Hall, 24 Vine Street, Evesham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Welcome to Walking at Hanbury Hall
Everyone welcome so bring family and friends and join a free walk. There are four on each day to choose from. Five mile walks start at 10.30 and 13.30, three mile walks start at 11.00 and 14.00.
Hanbury Hall car park, near reception. School Road, Droitwich
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - General Market
General Market in Angel place on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday’s with a fabulous mix of goods as well as fresh produce and street food.
Worcester
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May, Sat 2 Jun, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Pershore Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Each year about twenty gardens open in Pershore. This small town has been opening gardens as part of the NGS for 50 years, almost continuously. In those days the open gardens were in the Georgian heart of the town but now, gardens open from all over the town.
Pershore Gardens, Pershore
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Barton - Open Garden for NGS
This ½ acre cottagey garden full of colour and texture contains unusual shrubs and billowing herbaceous planting. Paths wind through colour-themed gardens, gravel and grass beds. Roses, clematis and unusual climbers decorate pergolas and trellises.
The Barton, Martley
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Evening of Clairvoyance with International Medium Julie Angel
She is back due to popular demand! This exciting night includes an introduction to all things paranormal with International Psychic Medium Julie Angel (of SKY tv, BBC1, Channel 4, Kerrang, BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, and national press fame).
Great Malvern Hotel, Graham Road, Malvern
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - The Elgar Chorale
The Elgar Chorale perform at The Firs - Piers Maxim Conductor and pianist. This event is part of the 2018 Elgar Festival. Booking Essential. Phone: 01905 611427. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Pear Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A Grade II listed black and white cottage (not open) SW-facing gardens and far reaching views across orchards to Abberley Clock Tower. The ¾ acre gardens comprise of gently sloping lawns with mixed and woodland borders, shade and plenty of strategically placed seating.
Pear Tree Cottage, Worcester
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Croome - RAF Guided Walk
Join our guide who will show you where during the Second World War, a substantial part of the parkland was requisitioned for the building of a large military airfield, known as RAF Defford. The walk highlights wartime locations and reveals how events changed the 18th century ’Capability’ Brown landscape.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 3 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Bandstand Music in the Park - June 2018
Every Sunday. June 3rd, June 10th, June 17th: Bandstand 70’s, June 24th: Bandstand Choirs event. Bring a deckchair or take a stroll around the park and listen to live music every Sunday.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Astwood Bank in Bloom Market
At the Bloom market people will get the opportunity to look round this stunning garden as well as enjoy some tea and cake whilst checking out what bargains can be had on a series of stall including cakes, plants, jigsaws and books.
1109 Evesham, Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Sun 3 Jun

More details - CREATIVITY Craft Fair
A wonderful opportunity to buy unique gifts and products in the lovely setting of the Town Hall, Market Square, Evesham. Come and see a fine collection from local crafters showcasing their creativity.
The Town Hall Market Square Evesham
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Spring Foraging Courses
Well be meeting at the car park at 12pm for a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers. After the talk well set off for a 2-3 hour walk identifying the different edible and poisonous Spring shoots, plants, flowers and mushrooms that we find.
Swainshill Hereford
Sun 25 Mar, Sat 5 May

More details - Silver Medal Winning Garden open for Charity
Pear Tree Cottage Garden will be open for the National Gardens Scheme 2pm - 6pm Sunday 12 June 2016 A Grade II listed black and white cottage (not open) with SW-facing gardens and far reaching views across orchards to Abberley clock tower.
Pear Tree Cottage
Sun 3 Jun

More details - WWI Benjamin Williams Leader
Through the work of Worcester’s most famous artist, Benjamin Williams Leader, discover how the British landscape took on news emotional importance during World War One as a landscape worth fight for.
City Art gallery & Museum Foregate Street Worcester
Sun 3 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Croome - Silent Spaces at the Island Pavilion
Enjoy the tranquility of the lakeside in our Silent Space. Explore the opportunities to reflect without interruptions of daily life! The Island Pavilion is an ideal place to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of our lakeside. Make sure you switch off your mobile phone!
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Edie (12A)
Edie decides to fulfil her life-long dream of climbing a Scottish mountain and makes an unlikely friend along the way.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Oscar Wilde Season LIVE: An Ideal Husband
Nathaniel Parker and Frances Barber star in the third in the Oscar Wilde Season from the Classic Spring Theatre Company, beamed in live from the Vaudeville Theatre, London.
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Croome - Garden conservation tour
Get a behind the scenes look at Croome Park with Katherine Alker, Garden and Outdoors Manager. Find out more about the design of the landscape and how the National Trust is restoring it. Larn more about the statues, plants and how we look after the garden and park. Booking Essential. Phone: 01905 371006.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Tue 5 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Evening of Clairvoyance with Julie Angel
This exciting night includes an introduction to all things paranormal with International Psychic Medium Julie Angel (of SKY tv, BBC1, Channel 4, Kerrang, BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester, and national press fame).
The Blackpole Inn, Blackpole Road, Worcester
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Daisy Days - the Rise, Fall and Renaissance of the Michaelmas Daisy by Helen Picton
Helen comes from the Picton Garden, a family run business, since 1906, which specialises in breeding and growing Michaelmas Daisies (autumn flowering asters).
Bishampton Villages Hall
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Planning care for the future
A care home in Bromsgrove is inviting the local community to a free event offering support for people considering care for their loved one.
Recreation Road Bromsgrove
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Let the Sunshine In (15)
Romantic drama starring Juliette Binoche as Isabelle, a divorced Parisian artist looking for love.
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Custody (15)
Gripping, tension-filled drama following a bitter custody battle between two parents, both seeking sole custody of their eleven year old son.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Outdoor Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing
Classic outdoor theatre from Heartbreak Productions, performed in Hanbury’s beautiful gardens. Shakespeare’s popular comedy, playfully reimagined to the end of the Great War.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Fri 8 Jun

More details - The Littletons Craft & Charity Fair
Show casing a range of work by local crafters and charities, including decoupage, sewing, quilting, knitting weaving, wood working, jewellery, cards, creative writing and art work. Charity stalls in aid of Sight Savers and hospice care. Refreshments and cakes for sale .
The Littletons Village Hall, School Lane, Middle Littleton, Evesham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - XK70 - Jaguar Festival
Feast your eyes and ears on our festival attractions - plenty for the ladies, gentlemen and all the family. A full programme of hillclimb activities on both days, demonstrations, historic car cavalcades, competitive hillclimb on the Saturday.
Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb Shelsley Walsh Worcester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Pershore afternoon concert: Worcester Philharmonic Orchestra
A rousing programme of popular classics including La Peri fanfare by Dukas, Zampa overture by Herold and Sullivan’s Pineapple Poll suite.
Pershore Abbey, Pershore
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Huntingdon Hall, 24 Chapel Walk, Worcester
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hanley Swan NGS Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
6 gardens different in style in Hanley Swan. Chasewood has lavender and old fashioned roses. A gravel garden with an Iris and Thyme walk. A collection of Bonsai and Coach Built Prams. Yew Tree Cottage is a C17 cottage within a cottage garden, with a vegetable garden at the rear.
Hanley Swan NGS Gardens, Worcester
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Eckington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
4 very diverse gardens; cottage garden and koi fish pond; formal walled garden; hilltop garden with’ windows’ in formal hedging and natural wooded garden sloping down to the riverside. Set in/close to lovely village of Eckington with riverside parking and picnic site.
Eckington Gardens, Eckington
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - "Glastonbeoley" Art  Holistic & Psychic Festival Fair
Fantastic variety of stalls....artists and crafters selling their original works; therapists and psychics too, at this indoor event accompanying Glastonbeoley’s first festival ????
Beoley Village Hall, Holt End, Beoley, Redditch Worcs
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Foyer Folk: Benji Kirkpatrick
Former member of Bellowhead, Benji Kirkpatrick joins us in The Foyer for a solo performance.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - An Audience with Corinne Frost
Come and listen to Corinne playing solo cello including Elgar and other English music. Corrinne will interact with the audience with lively ancedotes. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Hanbury Hall & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The early eighteenth century gardens and park at Hanbury Hall are a rare example of the work of Royal Designer, George London. The pre-eminent Gardener of his time, his creations provided soothing, order in a chaotic world and initiated the later English Landscape Movement.
Hanbury Hall & Gardens, Droitwich
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wolverley Country Fayre and Fun Dog show
The Wolverley Country Fayre will be a showcase for handi-crafts and the famed tug-O-war. Enjoy a cup of tea, a glass of Prosecco or a pint of craft ale along with a piece of homemade cake, sat on a straw bale in our wonderful marquee.
Wolverley Memorial Hall Shatterford Lane Wolverley
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Race for Life Redditch 5K
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Arrow Valley Park, Battens Drive, Redditch
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Birtsmorton Court - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden surrounding beautiful medieval moated manor house (not open). White garden, built and planted in 1997 surrounded on all sides by old topiary. Potager, vegetable garden and working greenhouses, all beautifully maintained.
Birtsmorton Court, nr Malvern
Sun 10 Jun

More details - PODS: The Best of the West End & Broadway
PODS treat us to an evening of timeless melodies and unforgettable songs from West End and Broadway shows.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 11 Jun to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Service June 11th 2018
Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Our monthly services on Monday evenings include a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. Healing is available after the service. This evening’s guest medium is Malcolm Burley .Everyone is welcome .
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Music singaround jam. Fab music to listen to and / or sing with .
A once a month event at this lovely pub. Come and support us and help pick songs,sing along and play your own instruments if you can. Meals available before 9pm. We shan’t start playing till 8.30pm, just ring Jill on 07754950939.
The Railway Inn Wells Rd. Malvern Wells.
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Clent Hills - Spring into Summer ramble
Enjoy watching the seasons change on this sociable 5 mile ramble around the Clent Hills. Booking Essential. Phone: 0844 2491895.
Clent Hills
Wed 13 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - 47 High Street - Open Garden for NGS
This small garden is to the rear of a listed town house, only 120 ft long. The owners have tried to use every inch of space to create outside living space and maximum summer long interest.
47 High Street, Bewdley
Wed 13 Jun, Wed 18 Jul

Sonic Rock Solstice Music festival 2018 More details - Sonic Rock Solstice Music festival 2018
Sonic Rock Solstice 2018 - 14th - 18th June 2018. Thursday 14th is optional camping for early arrivers with evening entertainment in the bar, followed by 3 amazing days of space rock prog and blues , featuring mind blowing headline acts inc SENSER - EVIL BLIZZARD- ASTRALASIA- HERE & NOW , together with unmissable one...
Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club , Bromsgrove
Thu 14 Jun to Mon 18 Jun
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More details - VIP Photography Safari
The Exclusive and ultimate VIP Photographic Safari in the UK arranged in conjunction with the West Midlands Safari Park will provide close proximity to the animals to capture stunning wildlife images. You will travel into the enclosure in a 4 x 4 with only 3 photographers (one to each window) to a vehicle.
West Midlands Safari Park
Thu 14 Jun

More details - The Midnight Gang by David Walliams
Hartlebury Castle are pleased to welcome back Heartbreak Productions, presenting David Walliams- The Midnight Gang. Refreshments are available during the evening. Gazebo pitches can also be ’hired’ for a 5 charge, payable on booking. To pre-book tickets telephone 01299 250416.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Barn Dance
A fun night of dancing and merriment in the new barn at Churchfields Farm near Droitwich. Music and aller from The Whole Caboodle. Over 18’s only
Churchfields Farm, Salwarpe, Droitwich
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Long Hyde House - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful 1 acre traditional garden in Vale of Evesham with stunning views of Cotswolds. Formal rose garden, clipped box hedging, herb garden with 2 ponds, large vegetable area, extensive borders, giant chess set with dark planting and variety of baskets and tubs.
Long Hyde House, Evesham
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Songs For Summer
Vale Connection, an award winning Ladies’ A Cappella Chorus, is organising a concert on Saturday, 16th June, in Pershore Abbey in support of St Richard’s Hospice.
Pershore Abbey Church Walk Pershore
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Performances by the Sutton Coldfield Chamber Choir
Two performances by the Sutton Coldfield Chamber Choir, their repertoire spans more than four centuries and is a musical miscellany ranging from serious to frivolous, madrigal to music hall. First performance 12:00-12:45, Second performance 13:45-14:30. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Eckington Flower Festival and Open Gardens
For all those who love beautiful gardens a visit to Eckington should not be missed. Eckington boasts at least five gardens in the NGS scheme which are outstanding in their design and location. There are another 30 or more gardens open of varying size and design so there’s plenty to see.
ECKINGTON, near Pershore
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Whitlenge Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre show garden of a professional designer incorporating a large variety of trees, shrubs etc. features include a Twisted brick pillar pergola, Moongate as featured on TV, waterfalls, ponds and streams. Mystic features of the Green Man, ’Sword in the Stone’ and cave fernery.
Whitlenge Gardens, Hartlebury
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeare’s best-loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star-crossed lovers, playful fairies and hilarious travelling players.
Abberley Hall School, Abberley
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Father's Day Falconry
Spend the day together at Hanbury Hall this Father’s Day, with fantastic flying displays from falconry expert, Trevor Hill. Bring the whole family to Hanbury this Father’s Day.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father's day
Father’s Day-All Dads admitted free (Dads must be accompanied by a paying child of any age).
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Father’s Day
A traditional four course family Sunday lunch with a special treat for those hard working dads
Brockencote Hall Hotel, Chaddesley Corbet, Kidderminster
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Stanton Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 15 gardens open in this picturesque, unspoilt Cotswold village. Many houses border the street with long gardens hidden behind. Gardens vary, from houses with colourful herbaceous borders, established trees, shrubs and vegetable gardens to tiny cottage gardens.
Stanton Village Gardens, nr Broadway
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sunday Lunch Jazz with Cocktail Hour
A medley of Jazz, Blues, Swing, Rock, Soul, Latin and "the Great American Songbook" and so much more. Something for everyone. Steve and Hugh are good friends and bring a medley of Jazz, Blues, Swing, Rock, Soul, Latin and "the Great American Songbook" and so much more.
Upper Sapey Worcester
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hiraeth - Open Garden for NGS
Third acre gardens, front, rear contain many plant species, cottage, herbaceous, hostas, ferns, 300yr old Olive Tree, pool, waterfall, oak sculptures, metal animals etc inc giraffes, elephant, birds. An oasis of colours in a garden not to be missed described by visitor as ’A haven on the way to Heaven’.
Hiraeth, Droitwich
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - American Light Music
A presentation of light music from the USA illustrated with musical examples and some biographical detail by Stuart Freed. Light music in the USA developed in a very different way than in Britain.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fab Fitting Part I  - Measuring Up
In this workshop we will be taking all the body measurements needed to ensure your perfect fit BEFORE you cut out your fabric. Each student will be taught how to measure properly and take over 20 personal body measurements which will be used to check against a commercial pattern.
The Sewing Room, The Fold, Bransford, Worcs
Mon 18 Jun, Tue 14 Aug

More details - Nothing Like a Dame (12A)
This documentary celebrates the lives and careers of Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright and Dame Maggie Smith.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 18 Jun

More details - ROH: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet creates a new production of Swan Lake this season with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett.
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Berliner Philharmoniker LIVE: Simon Rattle's Farewell Concert
Sir Simon appears for the last time as chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker, featuring exclusive interviews and programme insights.
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Bishampton Gardening Club Visit to Croome Walled Garden
Join us for an evening visit to Croome Walled Garden, Europe’s largest walled garden.
Bishampton Villages Hall
Wed 20 Jun

More details - The Foyer: Games Night
Join us for an informal games night. From Upwords and Bananagrams to Draughts and Snakes and Ladders – there’s a game for everyone! You’re welcome to bring your own games too. Suitable for all ages.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Curators Talks
Thursday 21 June ’Rediscovering Tickenhill: A monthly programme of fascinating talks by our team of Museum Curators, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection, at Hartlebury Castle. For full details visit our website.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Power of the Sea Gourmet
Arrive to Champagne and canapés followed by a seven course tasting menu guiding you through the deliciousness of the sea with accompanying wines
Brockencote Hall Hotel, Chaddesley Corbet, Kidderminster
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Wonderstruck (PG)
Based on Brian Selznick’s acclaimed novel, this drama follows two children from different eras who secretly wish their lives were different.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Schools Showcase
This exhibition features a selection of work produced by pupils from six local schools in workshops led by artist Marie-Therese King.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 21 Jun to Wed 11 Jul

More details - Greyfriars' House and Garden - 'The Reluctant Dragon' with Quantum Theatre
Join us for an evening of open-air theatre, performed in Greyfriars garden. Bring your picnic and join us at Greyfriars for an outdoor theatre performance of ’The Reluctant Dragon’, brought to you by Quantum Theatre. Booking Essential. Phone: 020 8317 9000. Families welcome.
Greyfriars’ House and Garden, Friar Street, Worcester,
Fri 22 Jun

More details - An American in Paris
This award-winning musical inspired by the MGM film comes to cinema screens from London’s West End.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Worralls Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Old water mill, brook runs through garden. Large trees, oak, ash, shrubs and red bridge at front of house. Back of house, terracing, hot bed, mixed borders, pergola to ’jungle’, bamboo, fatsia etc. Fish pond; large pool (wildlife) in what was once mill race bog; garden stream; old woodland.
Worralls Mill, Abberley
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - And All That Jazz
The Midland Sinfonia The Midland Sinfonia Saturday 23 June 7.30pm St Lawrence Church, Alvechurch Fret and Fiddle present And All That Jazz Sally Minchin and her quartet played for us last season and were so enjoyed that they return to us with the addition of Steve Street on the drums.
St. Lawrence Church, School Lane, Alvechurch
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Huntingdon Hall, Chapel Walk, Crown Gate, Worcester, Worcestershire
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Senior Youth Theatre
Exciting and creative drama sessions giving young people age 12+ the chance to develop their acting skills in a fun, friendly atmosphere.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)
Juliet (Lily James), a free-spirited writer visits Guernsey to meet the eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club started when the island was under Nazi occupation.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 23 Jun to Tue 26 Jun

More details - Croome - Summer Reading Challenge
National Trust Croome and the Worcestershire Libraries and Learning Service are delighted to announce the return of the Summer Reading Challenge.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sat 23 Jun, Wed 25 Jul

More details - ‘From the Lark to the Light of the Moon’ - violin and piano recital
As part of Music at St Martin’s Grand Pianothon, local musicians Shulah Oliver and Tim Sidford give a free recital of popular classics, to include The Lark Ascending (Vaughan Williams), Clair de Lune (Debussy), the 1st movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata and César Franck’s joyful Sonata in A major
St Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Cottage, 3 Crumpfields Lane - Open Garden for NGS
Established in 2012/13 a 1½- acre garden landscaped to provide 5 rooms on 4 levels stepped into a hillside. From the 2nd level are stunning views over Vale of Evesham. 2 water features, (1 in a cave) and places to sit and enjoy the wildlife. Wonderland can be found in meadow area of wild flowers.
The Cottage, 3 Crumpfields Lane, Redditch
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Croome - Panorama Tower open day
Take a peek inside one of Croome’s eye-catchers, usually closed to the public. With fantastic panoramic views of Worcester from the top of the tower you’ll understand why it was chosen as a viewing platform designed by James Wyatt. FREE, donations are wel. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Grand Pianothon and Gift Day
Music at St Martin’s launches its Piano Appeal with a whole day event of piano playing by professional musicians, talented amateurs and students, with party pieces, fun items for two, four and six hands, an opportunity to play your own party piece or make a request, and a few surprises!
St Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Fleece Inn - National Morris Festival
A colourful day of dance with traditional styles from all over the country in the courtyard. Note: date changed from 16 June as advertised in the Summer Near You magazine. The day will be followed by a session of singing in the evening. Booking Not Needed.
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - David's Garden - Open Garden for NGS
After retiring from running the Garden Centre, David and Sarah followed their passion for plants dividing their garden into areas each with its own unique style and planting incl secluded fairy garden, romantic folly garden, beach garden and wildlife pond, herbaceous borders, vegetable garden, Potager and greenhouses
David’s Garden, Worcester
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - 24 Alexander Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
Beautifully designed giving feeling of space and tranquillity. 100+ clematis varieties interlacing high hedges. Borders with rare plants and shrubs. Sweeping curves of lawns and paths to woodland area with shade-loving plants. Drought-tolerant plants in S-facing gravel front garden. Alpine filled troughs.
24 Alexander Avenue, Droitwich Spa
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Rothbury - Open Garden for NGS
Set on slopes of Malvern Hills, acre plant-lovers’ garden surrounding Arts and Crafts house (not open), created by owners since 1999. Herbaceous borders, rockery, wildlife pond, vegetables, small orchard, containers. Magnificent Eucryphia glutinosa in July.
Rothbury, North Malvern
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Astley Towne House - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acres garden of a Grade II listed timber building (not open) incl sub-tropical planting. Stumpery garden with tree ferns and woodland temple. Mediterranean garden, tree house, revolving summerhouse and underground grotto with shell mosaics and water features. A recent addition is Mr McGregors vegetable garden.
Astley Towne House, Astley
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Cowleigh Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Just under an acre, the garden is on the slopes of the Malvern Hills and has been described by one visitor as ’quirky’! Formal rose garden, grass beds, bamboo walk, colour themed beds, nature path leading to a pond.
Cowleigh Lodge, Malvern
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - The Cottage, 3 Crumpfields Lane - Open Garden for NGS
Established in 2012/13 a 1½- acre garden landscaped to provide 5 rooms on 4 levels stepped into a hillside. From the 2nd level are stunning views over Vale of Evesham. 2 water features, (1 in a cave) and places to sit and enjoy the wildlife. Wonderland can be found in meadow area of wild flowers.
The Cottage, 3 Crumpfields Lane, Redditch
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Malvern Antiques & Collectors Fair
The tri-annual antiques fair in Malvern features quality art, antique and collectable goods. Up to 150 indoor exhibitors await. Ceramics, glass, pictures, small furniture, jewellery, treen, militaria, clocks and more.
The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs,
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Astwood Bank In Bloom Strawberries and Cream
Why not treat yourself and your family and have a delightful afternoon in a quintessential English Garden having Strawberries and cream? A wide selection of cakes will also be available as well as the opportunity to pick up some plants at bargain prices.
43 Chestnut Road, Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Lovells Vineyard - Open Garden for NGS
Long drive with Scotch Pines leads to 3 acres of garden and small wooded area with mature trees. Garden mostly lawns with small fruit orchard, borders and vegetable plot plus nine acres of established vineyard with red and white grapes. House (not open) dates to 1700’s.
Lovells Vineyard, Malvern
Mon 25 Jun

More details - Fun Book Quiz (part of Evesham Festival of Words)
Calling All Bookworms! Test your knowledge of novels, poetry, plays and all things ‘wordy’ at… Evesham Festival of Words’ Bookworms Book Quiz! Wednesday 27th June 2018 at 7.30pm Raphael’s Restaurant, Hampton Ferry, Boat Lane, Evesham WR11 4BP Teams of 4: £5 per person, including interval nibbles.
Raphael’s Restaurant, Hampton Ferry, Boat Lane, Evesham
Wed 27 Jun

More details - 11th World Microbiology and Immunology Congress
Microbiology Conferences take immense pleasure to announce the Microbiology 2018 conferences to be held on June 28-29 2018 at Amsterdam, Netherlands which includes prompt Keynote Speakers Workshops Symposium Special Session Oral Presentation Poster Presentation and Exhibitions in 11th World Microbiology &
Dunley Road Stourport-on-Severn
Thu 28 Jun and Fri 29 Jun

More details - The Fleece Inn - The Handlebards Outdoor Shakespeare - Romeo & Juliet
The Handlebards present Shakespeare’s plays as you’ve never seen them before - fast-paced, irreverent and bicycle powered. The all-female cast will stop off at The Fleece to perform their side-splitting tale of two lovers who’ve everything stacked against them. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01386 831173.
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham,
Thu 28 Jun

More details - "Why Not Sing"    -  at STOULTON Village Hall
If you’ve ever fancied having a go at HARMONY SINGING why not come along to "WHY NOT SING" at Stoulton Village Hall.
Stoulton Village Hall, Church Lane, Stoulton
Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Leisure Seeker (15)
This engaging drama follows Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland who set out on an adventure in their faithful old mobile home.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 29 Jun to Tue 3 Jul

More details - The Foyer: Vocal High
This unique and exciting choir based in Worcestershire treat us to a performance in The Foyer.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 29 Jun

More details - 24 Croft Bank - Open Garden for NGS
This half acre garden enjoys wonderful far reaching south and westerly views from high on the Malvern Hills. It continues to evolve with new projects each year.
24 Croft Bank, Malvern
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Harvington Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic Elizabethan moated manor house with charming walled gardens and a small Elizabethan-style herb garden, all tended by volunteers. Tours of the Hall, which contain secret hiding places and rare wall paintings, are also available.
Harvington Hall, Kidderminster
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
A one and half acre garden attached to a part C16 black and white house (not open) with 3 lawned areas, new traditional greenhouse, various beds plus stunning views from Dodderhill Common over the North Worcestershire countryside.
The Lodge, Bromsgrove
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Royal Porcelain Works Opening Weekend
The official opening of the Royal Porcelain Works, a home for the arts in the heart of Worcester! The celebrations will start with the official opening of the Henry Sandon Hall, an exciting new arts venue on Worcester’s famous Royal Porcelains Works site offering a diverse programme of events, including live...
The Royal Porcelain Works Severn Street Worcester
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Church Lench Flower Festival & Open Gardens
The Lenches are 5 villages set in the beautiful rolling hills north of Evesham, with far reaching views across the Severn Valley to the Malvern Hills. The focal point is the 12th-century All Saints Church in Church Lench, the largest settlement.
Church Lench & Atch Lench
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Truckfest West Midlands and Wales
Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts, families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world, Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event, showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American to jaw-dropping customised vehicles.
Three Counties Showground Malvern
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Picadilly Dance Orchestra
Michael Law’s Piccadilly Dance Orchestra bring the glamour of the Golden Age to Number 8 in a special 30th Anniversary Gala Concert.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace
Join us for a presentation by author Shirley Thompson who will talk about her book 65 Brunswick Road and her new Elgar inspired musical. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Chocolate Making in Glos, Worcesteshire
Come and indulge in the World of Chocolate making in a 2 to 2.5hr workshop. Feed your passion by not only working with Belgain chocolate and learning some basic techniques, but having the opportunity to sample to.
Unit 21, Bond Ind Est, Wickhamford, Evesham
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Tenbury Music Festival
Tenbury’s contemporary Music Festival goes from strength to strength with the Lightning Seeds topping the bill, and their million-selling hit ’3 Lions’ (Football’s Coming Home) halfway though the World Cup will be a popular number - let’s just hope England are still in with a chance!
The Burgage, Tenbury
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Stars and Stripes with The Elgar Chorale of Worcester
Stars & Stripes – A evening of American music: Come and hear a concert of American Music, including items such as close harmony arrangements of Moon River and Pink Panther at St John in Bedwardine Parish Church, St John’s Worcester.
St John in Bedwardine Church,1A Bromyard Rd, Worcester
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Stanbrook Abbey Hotel Family Open Day
We are having a special event at Stanbrook Abbey Hotel where we hope that the local community can join us and celebrate our first year as a Hand Picked Hotel.
Jennet Tree Ln, Callow End, Worcester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bikeathon
Join us for a scenic cycle through the beautiful south Worcestershire countryside as the St Richard’s Hospice Bikeathon returns. There is a choice of 3 different routes, the family route of 16miles, the more challenging 45 miles or the sportive at 64 miles (100km).
St Richards Hospice, Wildwood Drive
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Croome - Hidden Collection tour
Join a guided tour up to our store rooms on the second floor, normally closed to the public. See the many items owned by the women of Croome through the centuries. Guided tours only. Ask at the Front doors to the Court for more details. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 1 Jul to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Bandstand Music in the Park - July 2018
July 1st: Bandstand event. July 8th: Bandstand event. July 15th: Bandstand Legion event. July 22nd: Bandstand 80’s. July 29th: Bandstand event Bring a deckchair or take a stroll around the park and listen to live music every Sunday.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Pamela May Day
Visit our beautiful 2 acre garden which has been created from scratch over the last 3 years. The garden is divided into rooms each with it’s own character and charm, these include Folly Garden Fairy Garden Jungle Japanese Garden White Garden Beach & Wildlife Pond Greenhouses and Potager Herbaceous...
Badgers Way Ash Lane
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wharf House - Open Garden for NGS
A developing 2 acre country garden, set around an C18 house and out buildings (not open). Mixed herbaceous borders with some colour theming including ’hot’ beds and yellow bed; white garden; double border; courtyards; stream, vegetable garden.
Wharf House, Tenbury Wells
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bylane - Open Garden for NGS
Herbaceous garden, paddock with wildlife pond, vegetable garden, and chickens, wood with mature trees and bluebells. Approximatley 2 acres in all.
Bylane, Earls Croome
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Spetchley Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Surrounded by glorious countryside lays one of Britains best-kept secrets. Spetchley is a garden for all tastes and ages, containing one of the biggest private collections of plant varieties outside the major botanical gardens and weaving a magical trail for younger visitors.
Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Grandma Jill's Ukulele Event
Bring babies, learn songs traditional and brand new. Babies adore ukulele music, come and see. Specific dates to be finalised. Please book or enquire as a group. Bring your own tunes if you wish. Help create a happy, fun loving session with ukulele and harmonica accompaniment from Grandma Jill.
The Railway Inn Wells Rd. Malvern Wells. or at one of our usual venues. Take your. choice. But please ring to book a space
Mon 2 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Palace Theatre, Redditch
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Croome - Dunstall Castle Open day
Walk or drive to Dunstall Castle. Climb the steep staircase to the top of the tower to get views across the estate to the Rotunda and surrounding countryside. As only 5 people can go up the tower at one time there may be a short wait. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Wed 4 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Thu 9 Aug

More details - Tour of Grafton Wood
John Tilt, volunteer manager of Grafton Wood and ex Butterfly Conservation West Midlands Chairman, will host a visit to Grafton Wood. Grafton Wood is one of the largest and most important woodlands in Worcestershire; its boundaries have remained unchanged for at least 300 years.
Grafton Wood
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born to Win
Strictly Come Dancing FINALIST, Giovanni Pernice, returns to the stage with a bang in his brand new UK and Ireland tour BORN TO WIN.
Redditch Redditch
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Inspired by a true story, this new award-winning musical follows the story of sixteen year old Jamie New who doesn’t quite fit in.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Tully (15)
Charlize Theron stars in this comedy drama as Marlo, a harassed mother of three who is gifted a night nanny by her brother.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 6 Jul and Sat 7 Jul

More details - Outdoor Cinema at Hanbury Hall
Enjoy your favorite films ’under the stars’ at Hanbury Hall this summer with Sundown Cinema. Bring your friends, bring a picnic and enjoy the magic of outdoor cinema at the beautiful Hanbury Hall with La La Land on 6 July at 8.00pm or Four Weddings and a Funeral on 7 July at 8.
Banbury School Road Droitwich
Fri 6 Jul and Sat 7 Jul

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Outdoor Cinema: La La Land
An exciting opportunity to watch an award winning film against the beautiful backdrop of Hanbury Hall. This award-winning musical starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling is brought to Hanbury by Sundown Cinema. Mia and Sebastian are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Croome - Parkland Walk with our ranger
Take a walk in the park with Hugh Warwick, Croome’s Area Ranger. Find out more about the work in the woodland and parkland, and how the National Trust transformed the arable farmland in 1996 to what you see today. Booking Essential. Phone: 01905371006. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Hanbury Countryside Show 2018
Hanbury Countryside Show is a traditional one day Agricultural Show. The Show is an ideal family day out with something to interest all ages. The Show has a large Main Arena at its heart where exciting displays and performances take place.
Park Hall Farm, Hanbury, Redditch
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
The Ultimate Live Sixties Music Show at Evesham Arts as part of their 2018 UK Tour
Victoria Avenue Greenhill Evesham
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Chateau Impney Hill Climb
The Chateau Impney Hill Climb is an exciting event that epitomises the best that motorsport has to offer. With an array of World Championship Rally Cars, the Ford 23T Bucket Dragster, a Supercar Expo, and of course, the spectacular Hill Climb itself, this is a weekend you don’t want to miss out on!
Chateau Impney Hotel and Exhibition Centre Impney Estates Droitwich Spa
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - North Worcester Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two town gardens on the northern edge of Worcester both packed with a wide variety of plants. Roses are a speciality at Lucerne Close with unique landscaping enhancing the planting at Beckett Drive. These two gardens are guaranteed to give visitors ideas and inspiration.
North Worcester Gardens, Worcester
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Outdoor Cinema: Four Weddings and a Funeral
An exciting opportunity to watch one of your favourite films against the beautiful backdrop of Hanbury Hall. Lovable Englishman Charles (Hugh Grant) and his group of friends seem to be unlucky in love.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Thomas Heywood Organ Concert
The Australian star with a phenomenal technique and a big personality presents another of his hugely popular organ concerts on the fabulous organ of St Martin’s. Programme details to follow. With video presentation so that you can watch those fantastic hands and feet. Doors open, with licensed bar, from 6.45pm.
St Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Evesham Arts Centre, Victoria Avenue, Evesham
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Evening Service July  9th 2018
Our monthly services on Monday evenings include a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. Healing is available after the service.Everyone is welcome. This evening’s guest medium is Sue Moss. A collection is taken at each service to help with the upkeep of the church.
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley
Mon 9 Jul

More details - On Chesil Beach (15)
Based on Ian McEwan’s bestselling novel, this drama stars Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle as young newlyweds.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 9 Jul and Tue 10 Jul

More details - The Fleece Inn - A Flavour of the Fleece - Taste & Tour Evening
Join Nigel Smith, Landlord of the Fleece Inn, for a tour of our fascinating building, the artefacts and its long history. The tour includes tea or coffee followed by a two-course meal served at 6.30pm (choose from our Fleecey Favourites menu). Booking Essential. Phone: 01386 831173.
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham,
Mon 9 Jul

More details - Worcester's Civil War Story
Open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm (open from 1.30pm Sundays) Worcester’s Civil War Story evokes the momentous build-up to the Battle of Worcester.
The Commandery Sidbury Worcester
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Croome - Secrets of the basement tour
Join our guide and learn more about the hidden archaeology of the 1640s house now encased within Brown’s stunning 1750s neo classical mansion. Explore the basement of the hidden 1640’s house. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Tue 10 Jul to Sat 14 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Sat 21 Jul, Tue 24 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Tue 31 Jul to Sat 4 Aug, Tue 7 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Tue 14 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Tue 21 Aug to Sat 25 Aug, Tue 28 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Croome - Jilly Oxlade-Arnott exhibition: Art in Architecture
Jilly is known for her unique watercolour and fine line ink depictions of historically or nationally significant architecture. She is a Worcester based architectural watercolour artist. The new Croome Collection has been created especially for this exhibition.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Wed 11 Jul to Sat 8 Sep

More details - Clent Hills - Ramble with a Ranger
Find out all about our conservation work and the wildlife of the hills on this 5 mile ramble led by one of our rangers. Booking Essential. Phone: 0844 249 1895. These walks aren’t suitable for children.
Clent Hills
Wed 11 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - VIP Photography Safari
The Exclusive and ultimate VIP Photographic Safari in the UK arranged in conjunction with the West Midlands Safari Park will provide close proximity to the animals to capture stunning wildlife images. You will travel into the enclosure in a 4 x 4 with only 3 photographers (one to each window) to a vehicle.
West Midlands Safari Park
Wed 11 Jul

More details - That Good Night (12A)
John Hurt stars in his final leading role as Ralph, a once-famous screenwriter in his seventies who is terminally ill and has two final wishes.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 12 Jul

More details - David Birtwhistle Worcestershire and The National Trust exhibition at The Firs
Local artist David Birtwhistle displays his best loved locations around Worcestershire and National Trust sites around the UK at The Firs.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Fri 13 Jul to Mon 16 Jul, Fri 20 Jul to Mon 23 Jul, Fri 27 Jul to Mon 30 Jul, Fri 3 Aug to Mon 6 Aug, Fri 10 Aug to Mon 13 Aug, Fri 17 Aug to Mon 20 Aug, Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Croome - The Walled Gardens
Britain’s largest walled gardens opens its doors again in 2018. Britain’s largest walled gardens opens its doors. The privately owned gardens date back to the early 18th century and were altered by Lancelot ’Capability’ Brown, as part of his grand design at Croome. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Fri 3 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Fri 10 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Croome - Meet the Stone Walling team
Chat to our volunteer Walling Team about rebuilding Croome’s estate walls - they have rebuilt over 250 metres so far. As these are volunteer led and weather dependent, we recommend you contact our Visitor centre for updated information. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15)
Award-winning actress Frances McDormand (Fargo) delivers a stunningly powerful performance in this darkly comic drama that has been hailed as one of the year’s best films.
The FeckenOdeon Cinema, High Street, Feckenham
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Barn Dance
Come along and help start kick off the weekend of Carnival celebrations by joining us and the Life of Riley performers with what we are sure will be another memorable night.
Carnival Field, SE Davis & Son, Edgioake Lane, Astwood Bank
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Worcester Pretty Muddy 5k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Worcester Racecourse
Sat 14 Jul

Introduction to Photography Workshop More details - Introduction to Photography Workshop
Learn the basics of Digital Photography with professional photographer, Scarlett Shellis & Joe Rogers. Our one day photography workshop for beginners will have you shooting in manual in just one day! Time to trash auto and get creative with how you use your camera.
The Garden Tea Rooms Witley Court Drive, Off Worcester Road, Great Witley
Sat 14 Jul
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More details - Astwood Bank Carnival
A fun day out for the family, starting with a procession around the village of Astwood Bank and an afternoon on Carnival Field with entertainment, stalls, music and refreshments. Profits go to local charities. Check out further details and follow us: - website : www.astwoodbankcarnival.co.
Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Greatest Showman Sing - Along (PG)
Sing along with Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron in The Greatest Showman Sing – Along, the bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business!
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Bish Bosh Bash Summer Fete
Food, fun, loads of stall; fun dog show, brass band, Morris men, classic cars, entertainment and much more.... watch this space!
St James’ Church
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Worcester Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! ENTRY FEES: Adults (16+ women-only) £14.99, Children (6-15 girls & boys under 13) £10, Under 6 (boys & girls) free with no registration needed. Women of any age welcome.
Worcester Racecourse
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Fleece Inn - Bretfest Village Fete
Bretfest - a week of music in beautiful Bretforton village. It starts with local stalls and family fun, music from Bretforton Silver Band, and the ’Clypping’ the Fleece, in honour of Lola Taplin who bequeathed the pub to the National Trust. Booking Not Needed.
The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, near Evesham,
Sun 15 Jul

More details - WWI - Malvern Museum of Local History
Displays and entrance tickets help visitors explore what it was like to live through the wartime insecurities, with its personal traumas and times of hope and gallantry.
Priory Gatehouse Abbey Road Great Malvern
Mon 16 Jul to Thu 13 Sep

More details - Croome - Eleanor Coade garden tour
Eleanor was one of Croome’s influential designers. She developed a new building material - Coade stone which was used in the garden at Croome. Not only this but she was a pioneer business woman.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Mon 16 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Thu 2 Aug, Mon 6 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - RSC Live: Romeo & Juliet
Shakespeare’s most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion in this contemporary production.
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 18 Jul

More details - 3 Oakhampton Road - Open Garden for NGS
Beginning in March 2016 our plan was to put together a garden with a decidedly tropical feel to include palms from around the world, with tree ferns, bananas and as many other strange and unusual plants from warmer climes that would normally be considered difficult to grow here, as well as a pond and small waterfall.
3 Oakhampton Road, Stourport-On-Severn
Thu 19 Jul, Tue 21 Aug, Wed 5 Sep

More details - Curators Talks
Thursday 19 July ’From Mammoths to Musket Balls: An exploration of the county’s archaeological collection’ A monthly programme of fascinating talks by our team of Museum Curators, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection, at Hartlebury Castle. For full details visit our website.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Almost Zero Waste Talk
Cate Cody will be talking about how her household will send less than one wheelie bin to landfill in two years. A lighthearted presentation with plenty of tips and encouragement to help everyone to consider how to achieve similar goals.
The Main Hall, Lyttelton Well, Church Street, Malvern
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Croome - It's all in the Coade - Family Trail
Eleanor Coade was a famous lady who designed and created the stone used in many of the statues at Croome. Can you find them all' Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Clent Hills - Summer Play Trails
Create your own adventures and have fun exploring the hills. Trails and challenges change each week and include a small prize. Booking Not Needed.
Clent Hills
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - The Wind in the Willows: The New Musical
Join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad as they embark on a series of riotous adventures spiralling from Toad’s insatiable need for speed!
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 21 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Shuttifield Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Superb position and views. Unexpected 3-acre plantsman’s garden, extensive herbaceous borders, primula and stump bed, many unusual trees, shrubs, perennials, colour-themed for all-yr interest. Walks in 20-acre wood with ponds, natural wild area.
Shuttifield Cottage, Storridge
Sat 21 Jul, Sat 11 Aug

More details - Bishampton Gardening Club trip to Baddesley Clinton and Packwood House
Join us for a car share day trip to these two stunning nearby NT properties setting off at 10.am from the Villages Hall, Bishampton.
Bishampton Villages Hall
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair
Visit the UK’s largest flea fair at the foot of the stunning Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. Discover all manner of items - from clothing, ceramics and toys, to gardenalia, house clearance goods and everything in between! This fair is paradise for vintage lovers, thrift seekers and up-cyclers.
Three Counties Showground, Mlavern,
Sun 22 Jul, Mon 27 Aug, Sun 16 Sep

More details - Dig It!
This Sunday come and enjoy hands on activities as part of the national Festival of Archaeology including sand pit exploration, microscope identification and clay coil pots, follow the archaeology trail and explore our newly opened archaeology exhibition ’On Ancient Tracks’.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Hiraeth - Open Garden for NGS
Third acre gardens, front, rear contain many plant species, cottage, herbaceous, hostas, ferns, 300yr old Olive Tree, pool, waterfall, oak sculptures, metal animals etc inc giraffes, elephant, birds. An oasis of colours in a garden not to be missed described by visitor as ’A haven on the way to Heaven’.
Hiraeth, Droitwich
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Greyfriars' House and Garden
Enjoy an outdoor theatre in the beautiful setting of the Greyfriars’ garden this summer. Bring your picnic and join us in the garden at Greyfriars for a lively open air theatre performance of ’A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ from Quantum Theatre. Booking Essential. Phone: 020 8317 9000.
Greyfriars’ House and Garden, Friar Street, Worcester,
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Fort Royal and Commandery Healthy Walk
When: Every Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 Where: Meet in the Commandery Shop (Throughout January meet under Cathedral Edgar Tower) Walk Length: Walks will vary each week averaging 1 hour but always start and finish at the Commandery (Cathedral during January).
Sidbury Worcester
Mon 23 Jul to Thu 20 Sep

More details - The Happy Prince (15)
Rupert Everett directs and takes the lead in this story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 23 Jul and Tue 24 Jul

More details - Maya the Bee: The Honey Games (U)
A special screening to launch our summer holiday fun for families – tickets just £2!
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Bromsgrove Street Theatre and more
Street theatre, displays, stalls, children’s activities and more.…...
Wythall Park, Silver St, Wythall
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Beast (15)
At the age of 27, Moll (Jessie Buckley) still lives at home on the small island community of Jersey, too beholden to her family to break away until she meets mysterious outsider Pascal.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Finding Your Feet (12A)
This uplifting comedy is back at Number 8 by popular demand, starring Celia Imrie, Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall and Joanna Lumley.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 27 Jul to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Croome - Panorama Tower open day
Take a peek inside one of Croome’s eye-catchers, usually closed to the public. With fantastic panoramic views of Worcester from the top of the tower you’ll understand why it was chosen as a viewing platform designed by James Wyatt. FREE, donations are wel. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 27 Jul, Sun 26 Aug

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace -  Musical Prosecco, a Taste of Italy
A lunchtime recital with Corinne Frost (Cello) and Janine Parsons (Piano) who will perform sparkling Italian themed music for your pleasure. The programme will include: Boccherini Sonata in A major, 1/ Adagio 2/ Allegro Tartini Sarabande Busoni Serenata, opus 34 Castel Nuovo Tedesco Sea Murmurs ( arr.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Wizzafest
Wizzafest is a family friendly festival that brings together local communities and enterprises through the love of live performance. The three day event covers a range of music and arts whilst providing lots of activities for children and adults. Ensuring a safe environment for the entire family to relax and enjoy.
Weston Hall Road Bromsgrove
Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Summer Holidays: 50 Things
Get outdoors this summer and take up the 50 Things challenge. Visit us at Hanbury this summer holiday and take on your 50 things challenge! Explore the gardens with a family trail and discover more about nature in the Hanbury parkland. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome (and adults too!).
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sat 28 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Join ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu for his annual Maastricht concert! This year’s concert is a celebration of love.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Outdoor Theatre: Little Women
Classic outdoor theatre from the Chapterhouse Company, performed in Hanbury’s beautiful gardens. 150 years after it was first published, Louisa May Alcott’s classic tale of four sisters is brought to Hanbury Hall by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Holiday Clubs
The University of Worcester presents a series of fun-packed Holiday Clubs. Held during half term breaks and school holidays, treat your children to quality time playing in the great outdoors under the careful guidance of our qualified and friendly instructors.
Henwick Grove Worcester
Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Sewing for the Terrified
A two-day intensive class -  I’ll start by taking you through the basic functions of a sewing machine getting you comfortable with all its workings and making it your new best friend! We’ll cover lots of useful sewing techniques to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how.
The Sewing Room, The Fold, Bransford, Worcs
Mon 30 Jul and Tue 31 Jul

More details - Book Club (12A)
Comedy drama starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen whose lives are turned upside down when their book club reads Fifty Shades of Grey.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 30 Jul and Tue 31 Jul

More details - Duck Duck Goose (PG)
Animated comedy following a bachelor goose who is injured in flight and finds himself saddled with two hilarious and demanding ducklings.
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 31 Jul to Mon 20 Aug

More details - Summer Fun
Week 1 Telling Tales Enjoy hands on craft activities with a different theme each week, and follow the Summer Explorer Trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 31 Jul to Thu 2 Aug

More details - Bromsgrove Street Theatre and more
Street theatre + displays, children’s activities and more......
Catshill Village Meadow, Meadow Road, Catshill
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Bromsgrove Street Theatre and more
Street theatre plus displays, stalls, children’s activities,and more......
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Wed 1 Aug

More details - 5 Beckett Drive - Open Garden for NGS
An extraordinary town garden on the northern edge of Worcester packed with different plants and year-round interest guaranteed to give visitors ideas and inspiration for their own gardens.
5 Beckett Drive, Worcester
Wed 1 Aug

More details - World War 100 - 'People's Collection'
This exhibition will display a collection of objects and documents to commemorate WWI in Worcestershire, bringing forgotten and half remembered stories to life.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 2 Aug to Sat 11 Aug

More details - Ismael's Ghosts (15)
French drama following filmmaker, Ismael, whose life is sent into a tailspin when his former lover (Marion Cotillard) returns after disappearing twenty five years earlier.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (cert tbc)
One of the most popular and successful franchises in cinema history, this action adventure sees the return of favourite characters and dinosaurs.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 3 Aug to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Sherlock Gnomes (U)
When garden gnomes begin disappearing all over London, Gnomeo and Juliet turn to Sherlock Gnomes to solve the mystery!
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 3 Aug to Tue 7 Aug

More details - Lawrence of Arabia (PG)
Enjoy David Lean’s masterpiece on the big screen, with Oscar winning cinematography, magnificent locations, and Maurice Jarre’s famed score. Chosen by Friends of Number 8.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 4 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Offenham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Offenham is a picturesque village in the heart of the Vale of Evesham, with thatched cottages and traditional maypole. Four gardens of diverse interests from traditional to plantsman and exotic. Langdale is a plant lovers garden designed for all year round interest.
Offenham Gardens, Offenham
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - 80's Messy Madness
A 5k messy route of powdered paint, foam, bubbles and gunge! Join us at Churchfields Farm, near Droitwich to run or walk the 5k route, get your medal and support our care. This is our messiest event yet - don’t forget the 80’s outfits!
Churchfields Farm, Salwarpe, Droitwich
Sat 4 Aug

More details - The Firs - Elgar's Birthplace - Mr Phoebus at The Firs - Ride a Penny Farthing
Imagine a completely unique experience where you can learn, touch, even sit upon an Iconic piece of Victorian history. Available to adults and children. Take the experience even further to ride, journey and feel the extraordinary style, fun and folly of riding a Penny Farthing. Booking Not Needed.
The Firs - Elgar’s Birthplace
Sun 5 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bandstand Music in the Park - August 2018
Every Sunday.... August 5th - Bandstand event August 12th - Bandstand event August 19th - Celebration Reed & Bras Band ....Bandstand 90’s August 26th - Bandstand events Bring a deckchair or take a stroll around the park and listen to live music every Sunday.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Sun 5 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Croome - Silent Spaces at the Island Pavilion
Enjoy the tranquility of the lakeside in our Silent Space. Explore the opportunities to reflect without interruptions of daily life! The Island Pavilion is an ideal place to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of our lakeside. Make sure you switch off your mobile phone!
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Croome - RAF Guided Walk
Join our guide who will show you where during the Second World War, a substantial part of the parkland was requisitioned for the building of a large military airfield, known as RAF Defford. The walk highlights wartime locations and reveals how events changed the 18th century ’Capability’ Brown landscape.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 5 Aug, Tue 14 Aug

More details - 16th International Conference on  Gastroenterology
Conference Series Ltd is organizing 16th International Conference on Gastroenterology and Digestive Disorders during August 06-07 at Abu Dhabi. Conference highlights the theme- Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Management of gastroenterology.
Upton Road Callow End Worcester
Mon 6 Aug and Tue 7 Aug

More details - 16th International Conference on  Gastroenterology
Conference Series Ltd is organizing 16th International Conference on Gastroenterology and Digestive Disorders during August 06-07 at Abu Dhabi. Conference highlights the theme- Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Management of gastroenterology.
Worcester Road Malvern Link Malvern
Mon 6 Aug and Tue 7 Aug

More details - The Bookshop (cert tbc)
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald’s acclaimed novel, Emily Mortimer stars as a middle-aged widow who decides to start afresh by opening a bookshop in a sleepy coastal town.
Number 8, Pershore
Mon 6 Aug and Tue 7 Aug

More details - Summer Fun
Week 2 Art Attack Enjoy hands on craft activities with a different theme each week, and follow the Summer Explorer Trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 7 Aug to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Chance to Dance Musicals Workshop
This two day workshop will have you dancing to musicals through the decades, from Singin’ in the Rain to The Greatest Showman!
Number 8, Pershore
Tue 7 Aug and Wed 8 Aug

More details - Clent Hills - Summertime Ramble
See Clent in the height of summer and find out about summers long ago on this 5 mile ramble. Booking Essential. Phone: 0844 249 1895.
Clent Hills
Wed 8 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Bromsgrove Street Theatre and more
Street theatre, displays, stalls, children’s activities and more.....
Bromsgrove Recreation Ground (by ASDA)
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Bromsgrove Street Theatre and more
Street theatre, plus displays, stalls, children’s activities and more......
Rubery St. Chad’s Park, Leach Heath Lane, Rednal, Rubery
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15)
Another opportunity to see this multi award-winning drama at Number 8 starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Duck Race
Join us for our annual duck race, fun for all the family! Viewing from South Quay, Worcester at 2pm. Beat the queues and adopt your ducks online. Online booking fee applies. Ducks are on sale on the day from 11am.
South Quay, Worester
Sat 11 Aug

More details - The Far Forest Countryside Show
The Far Forest Countryside Show offers two days of wonderful entertainment in a beautiful setting. Two arenas provide continuous entertainment, both traditional (dog shows, dance troupes and falconry displays) and modern (last year’s show featured a stunt motorbike act).
The Callow Hill Pavilion and Showground, Tenbury Road (A456) Callow Hill, Rock Nr Kidderminster
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Far Forest Countrside Show
The Far Forest Countryside Show offers two days of wonderful entertainment in a beautiful setting. Two arenas provide continuous entertainment - in previous years there have been dog shows, dance troupes, falconry displays, battle re-enactments, a stunt motorbike act and belly dancers Three marquees are allocated...
Callow Hill Pavilion and Showground Tenbury Road (A456) Callow Hill Rock Nr Kidderminster
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Shuttifield Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Superb position and views. Unexpected 3-acre plantsman’s garden, extensive herbaceous borders, primula and stump bed, many unusual trees, shrubs, perennials, colour-themed for all-yr interest. Walks in 20-acre wood with ponds, natural wild area.
Shuttifield Cottage, Storridge
Sat 11 Aug

More details - The River School-Worcester - Open Garden for NGS
Worcester’s ’Heligan’ - the lost Horticultural Teaching College garden that is being brought back to life. For 35 years after WW2 the site was known as Oakfield Teacher Training College for Horticulture.
The River School-Worcester, Worcester
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Solo: A Star Wars Story
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca on a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Marlbrook Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two unique and stunning gardens, each have opened individually in their own right. Experience the contrasting styles, Round Hill Garden a traditional garden with a twist into the exotic and unusual.
Marlbrook Gardens, Bromsgrove
Sun 12 Aug

More details - 7th Global Summit on  Microbiology Research
We graciously welcomes you to be a part of 7th Global Summit on Microbiology Research. Microbiology Research 2018 conference is scheduled on August 13-14 2018 at Madrid, Spain.
6 Teme Street Tenbury Wells
Mon 13 Aug and Tue 14 Aug

More details - Heaven on Severn Bewdley Spiritualist Church Service Monday August 13 th 2018
Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Service, Welcome to our monthly Monday evening services.Each service includes a demonstration of clairvoyance by a Medium. healing will be available after the service. This evening’s guest mediums are Michelle Murphy and Yvonne Walker .
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley
Mon 13 Aug

More details - Summer Fun
Week 3 Castle & Fortifications Enjoy hands on craft activities with a different theme each week, and follow the Summer Explorer Trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 14 Aug to Thu 16 Aug

More details - 47 High Street - Open Garden for NGS
This small garden is to the rear of a listed town house, only 120 ft long. The owners have tried to use every inch of space to create outside living space and maximum summer long interest.
47 High Street, Bewdley
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Third International Conference on General Practice and Primary Care
Conferenceseries Ltd, USA in conjunction with its institutional partners and Editorial Board Members, is delighted to invite you all to the 3rd International Conference on General Practice & Primary Care which will be held at Madrid, Spain from August 16-17, 2018.
Madrid, Spain
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Pride & Prejudice
Hartlebury Castle are pleased to welcome back Heartbreak Productions, presenting Pride & Prejudice. Refreshments will be available to buy during the evening. Gazebo pitches can also be ’hired’ for a 5 charge, payable on booking. Tickets can be pre-booked by telphone-01299 250416
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Fri 17 Aug

More details - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (cert tbc)
Ten years after the smash hit Mamma Mia! The Movie, the original cast return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi for an all-new original musical, also starring Lily James. Here we go again!
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 18 Aug to Thu 23 Aug

More details - Bishampton Summer Flower & Produce Show
Over 74 classes covering flowers, fruit, vegetables, floristry, craft, home produce, photography and a special children’s section. For amateurs and experts alike.
Bishampton Villages Hall
Sat 18 Aug

More details - La Traviata
Direct from the stage of the Rome Opera in High Definition and superb digital sound - an elegant and stylish new production of Verdi’s masterpiece. A stunning international cast is directed by film director Sophia Coppola (daughter of Frances Ford Coppola. Designs are by top fashion designer Valentino Garavani.
The FeckenOdeon Cinema, High Street, Feckenham
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Summer Fun
Week 4 Eco Warriors Enjoy hands on craft activities with a different theme each week, and follow the Summer Explorer Trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 21 Aug to Thu 23 Aug

More details - Youth Theatre: Play in a Day
Write, rehearse and perform a play in a day in this all day workshop, culminating in a performance on stage for friends and family.
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Croome - Summer Reading Challenge
National Trust Croome and the Worcestershire Libraries and Learning Service are delighted to announce the return of the Summer Reading Challenge.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Incredibles 2 (cert tbc)
Everyone’s favourite family of superheroes return in this animated comedy.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 24 Aug to Tue 28 Aug

More details - Encore: André Rieu 2018 Maastricht Concert
Join ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu for his annual Maastricht concert! This year’s concert is a celebration of love.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Ocean's 8
An all-female led spin-off from the Ocean’s 11 series starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway and Rihanna.
Number 8, Pershore
Sat 25 Aug to Tue 28 Aug

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Outdoor Theatre: Pirates of Penzance
Classic outdoor theatre from Illyria, performed in Hanbury’s beautiful gardens. The classic Gilbert & Sullivan romp tells the tale of Frederick as he attempts to leave the Pirates of Penzance, whilst the daughters of General Stanley challenge the constraints of Victorian society and play the system to their own...
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Silver Medal Winning Garden by Candlelight
See the bats and listen to owls in an illuminated Pear Tree Cottage Garden which will be open for the National Gardens Scheme. Also step inside TV Channel 4’s SHED OF THE YEAR COMPETITION RUNNER UP 2017!
Pear Tree Cottage, Witton Hill, Wichenford
Sun 26 Aug

More details - 1 Church Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
True countryman’s acre garden. Interesting layout. Japanese - style feature with ’dragons den’. Specimen trees; water features; perennial garden, vegetable garden; poultry and cider making. New small stream side bog garden.
1 Church Cottage, Worcester
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - Astley Towne House - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acres garden of a Grade II listed timber building (not open) incl sub-tropical planting. Stumpery garden with tree ferns and woodland temple. Mediterranean garden, tree house, revolving summerhouse and underground grotto with shell mosaics and water features. A recent addition is Mr McGregors vegetable garden.
Astley Towne House, Astley
Sun 26 Aug and Mon 27 Aug

More details - Pear Tree Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A Grade II listed black and white cottage (not open) SW-facing gardens and far reaching views across orchards to Abberley Clock Tower. The ¾ acre gardens comprise of gently sloping lawns with mixed and woodland borders, shade and plenty of strategically placed seating.
Pear Tree Cottage, Worcester
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Trust10
Trust10 is an opportunity to try something different and join us in a free monthly 10k running event at Hanbury Hall. These free events are held on the fourth Sunday of every month and are perfect for beginners and also suitable for those who run regularly and are looking for a challenge or an opportunity to train.
Hanbury Hall and Gardens, School Road, Hanbury, Droitwich Spa,
Sun 26 Aug

More details - The Fold Festival Market
Join us at our monthly market 11am-2pm every 4th Sunday and browse amongst the brilliant stalls offering locally made and crafted, artwork, jewellery, photography, ceramics, candles, soaps and textiles.
The Fold, Bransford
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Awesome Owls & Fantastic Falconry
Get up close to a fantastic host of owls and birds of prey and watch them soar over the Castle Carriage Circle. Make your own bird mobile and decorate a mini bird house to take home.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Summer Fun
Week 5 Feathered Friends Enjoy hands on craft activities with a different theme each week, and follow the Summer Explorer Trail. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 28 Aug to Thu 30 Aug

More details - Greyfriars' House and Garden - 'Love's Labours Lost' with Folksy Theatre
Classic outdoor theatre, performed in Greyfriars garden. Join us in Greyfriars’ garden with your picnic for a lively performance of Shakespeare’s much loved classic comedy, brought to you from Folksy Theatre. Booking Not Needed. Phone: 01698 854409. Families welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Greyfriars’ House and Garden, Friar Street, Worcester,
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Hoot Owl - Master of Disguise
Based on the award-winning picture book by Sean Taylor, Hoot Owl features original songs, colourful puppets and animation – suitable for all the family!
Number 8, Pershore
Wed 29 Aug

More details - Croome - Hidden Collection tour
Join a guided tour up to our store rooms on the second floor, normally closed to the public. See the many items owned by the women of Croome through the centuries. Guided tours only. Ask at the Front doors to the Court for more details. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Thu 30 Aug and Fri 31 Aug

More details - Jonas Kaufmann: Under the Stars
This spectacular concert, captured live this summer, gives you the opportunity to experience Jonas Kaufmann performing famous arias and popular songs from his bestselling album Dolce Vita.
Number 8, Pershore
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Hotel Transylvania 3
Join our favourite monster family as they embark on a vacation on a luxury monster cruise ship.
Number 8, Pershore
Fri 31 Aug and Sat 1 Sep

More details - Plant Hunters' Fair at Bodenham Arboretum, Worcestershire on Saturday 1st September 2018
FREE ENTRY to this popular Plant Fair featuring many highly respected specialist nurseries with a great range of perennials, shrubs, trees, rare species and old heritage varieties. If your garden is looking a little tired after summer then this is a great opportunity to find some late blooming plants to cheer it up.
Bodenham Arboretum Wolverley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Sat 1 Sep

More details - New House Farm, Elmbridge - Open Garden for NGS
This charming one acre garden surrounding an early C19 farm house (not open) has a wealth of rare trees and shrubs under planted with unusual bulbs and herbaceous plants. Special features are the topiary and perry wheel, natural pond, dry garden, rose garden, and small courtyard retreat. Exotics for sun and shade.
New House Farm, Elmbridge, Elmbridge
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Morton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
One of Worcestershires best kept secrets. Perched atop an escarpment with breath taking views, hidden behind a tall hedge, lies a unique garden of outstanding beauty.
Morton Hall, Redditch
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Morton Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
One of Worcestershires best kept secrets. Perched atop an escarpment with breath taking views, hidden behind a tall hedge, lies a unique garden of outstanding beauty.
Morton Hall Gardens, Redditch
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Bandstand Music in the Park - September 2018
Every Sunday...... September 2nd - Bandstand event September 9th - Bandstand event September 16th - Bandstand event Bring a deckchair or take a stroll around the park and listen to live music every Sunday.
Sanders Park, Bromsgrove
Sun 2 Sep, Sun 9 Sep, Sun 16 Sep

More details - Bylane - Open Garden for NGS
Herbaceous garden, paddock with wildlife pond, vegetable garden, and chickens, wood with mature trees and bluebells. Approximatley 2 acres in all.
Bylane, Earls Croome
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Late Summer Colour by Julie Ritchie
Julie Ritchie from Hoo House Nursery - based in Tewkesbury, will talk to us about how to ensure our gardens squeeze every last ounce of colour before winter sets in.
Bishampton Villages Hall
Wed 5 Sep

Onboard the Craft music festival 2018 More details - Onboard the Craft music festival 2018
Onboard the Craft 2018 , Optional free camping Thursday 6th for early arrivers and pre party gathering , then 2 days of amazing space rock prog & blues , Headlined by the amazing Vince Ripper & the Rodent show ( ex Alien Sex Fiend ) early Halloween alien theme night with prizes for best fancy dress and superb 3D
Stoke Prior Sports & Country Club , Bromsgrove
Thu 6 Sep to Sat 8 Sep
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More details - Heritage Open Day
Free Entry Fri 14 Join a free behind the scenes tour of our fascinating Museum Collections Centre and discover more of the treasures we care for. Tours at 11am, 12.30pm and 2pm, to book your place call 01299 250416.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Slideslow Drive Bromsgrove
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Counterfeit Sixties Show
Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove
Fri 7 Sep

More details - Heritage Open Days
A free family event where you can explore over 1000 years of history, meet some of the Castle’s servants and get hands-on with the museum collections.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Sat 8 Sep and Sun 9 Sep

More details - 6 Dingle End - Open Garden for NGS
Over 1 acre garden with formal area close to the house opening into a flat area featuring a large pond, stream and weir with apple orchard and woodland area. Large vegetable garden incl an interesting variety of fruits. Garden designed for wildlife.
6 Dingle End, Worcester
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Croome - Jilly Oxlade-Arnott exhibition: Art in Architecture
Jilly is known for her unique watercolour and fine line ink depictions of historically or nationally significant architecture. She is a Worcester based architectural watercolour artist. The new Croome Collection has been created especially for this exhibition.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Sun 9 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Evening Service September 10th 2018
Our monthly services on Monday evenings include a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. Healing is available after the service.Everyone is welcome . Tonight’s guest mediums are Julie and Ivan Walton. A collection is taken at each service towards the expenses of the church.
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley
Mon 10 Sep

More details - VIP Photography Safari
The Exclusive and ultimate VIP Photographic Safari in the UK arranged in conjunction with the West Midlands Safari Park will provide close proximity to the animals to capture stunning wildlife images. You will travel into the enclosure in a 4 x 4 with only 3 photographers (one to each window) to a vehicle.
West Midlands Safari Park
Wed 12 Sep

More details - Whitlenge Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre show garden of a professional designer incorporating a large variety of trees, shrubs etc. features include a Twisted brick pillar pergola, Moongate as featured on TV, waterfalls, ponds and streams. Mystic features of the Green Man, ’Sword in the Stone’ and cave fernery.
Whitlenge Gardens, Hartlebury
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Curators Talks
Thursday 20 September - ’A Rummage Through Our Wardrobe: the costume collection revealed’ A monthly programme of fascinating talks by our team of Museum Curators, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection, at Hartlebury Castle, . For full details visit our website.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Fort Royal and Commandery Healthy Walk
When: Every Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 Where: Meet in the Commandery Shop (Throughout January meet under Cathedral Edgar Tower) Walk Length: Walks will vary each week averaging 1 hour but always start and finish at the Commandery (Cathedral during January).
Sidbury Worcester
Fri 21 Sep to Mon 19 Nov

More details - Sewing for the Terrified
Four mornings -  I’ll start by taking you through the basic functions of a sewing machine getting you comfortable with all its workings and making it your new best friend! We’ll cover lots of useful sewing techniques to give you a thorough grounding in all the essential sewing know-how.
The Sewing Room, the Fold, Bransfor, Worcs
Sat 22 Sep to Sat 13 Oct

More details - The Fold Monthly Market
Join us at our monthly market 11am-2pm every 4th Sunday and browse amongst the brilliant stalls offering locally made and crafted, artwork, jewellery, photography, ceramics, candles, soaps and textiles.
The Fold, Bransford
Sun 23 Sep, Sun 28 Oct

More details - Brockamin - Open Garden for NGS
An informal 1½ acre garden adjacent to common land. Mixed borders contain a wide variety of hardy perennials, including Plant Heritage National Collections of Symphyotrichum (Aster) novae-angliae and some Hardy Geraniums. Flowering starts with spring bulbs, including a collection of snowdrops.
Brockamin, Worcester
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Lovells Vineyard - Open Garden for NGS
Long drive with Scotch Pines leads to 3 acres of garden and small wooded area with mature trees. Garden mostly lawns with small fruit orchard, borders and vegetable plot plus nine acres of established vineyard with red and white grapes. House (not open) dates to 1700’s.
Lovells Vineyard, Malvern
Mon 24 Sep

More details - Croome - The Walled Gardens
Britain’s largest walled gardens opens its doors again in 2018. The privately owned gardens date back to the early 18th century and were altered by Lancelot ’Capability’ Brown, as part of his grand design at Croome.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Wed 26 Sep to Fri 28 Sep

More details - Chocolate Making in Glos, Worcesteshire
Come and indulge in the World of Chocolate making in a 2 to 2.5hr workshop. Feed your passion by not only working with Belgain chocolate and learning some basic techniques, but having the opportunity to sample to.
Unit 21, Bond Ind Est, Wickhamford, Evesham
Sat 29 Sep, Sat 13 Oct

More details - Extending the season in your garden without replacing all your plants by Victoria Logue
Victoria Logue from Whitehall Farmhouse Plants nursery, situated high up in the Cotswolds so the plants are used to much harsher conditions.
Bishampton Villages Hall
Wed 3 Oct

More details - Los Pacaminos (Paul Young)
Los Pacaminos features Paul Young, Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK’s premier pedal steel player).?
Malvern Cube, Albert Rd North
Sat 6 Oct

More details - Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist  Church Service  Monday,October 8th 2018
Our monthly services on Monday evenings include a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. Healing is available after the service.Everyone is welcome. This evening’s Medium is Ann Morgan A collection is taken at each service towards the expenses of the church. Contact number 07803434527
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley ,Worcs
Mon 8 Oct

More details - Severn Valley Walk
Choose from either a 4, 7 or 14 mile walk with a return journey on the Severn Valley steam train. All routes start from Severn Valley Railway station taking walkers along the Severn Way. Enjoy the riverside walk with autumnal views, spotting the steam train along the way.
Bewdley Severn Valley Railway Station
Sat 13 Oct

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Artrix, Slideslow Drive, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Malvern Flea & Collectors Fair
Visit the UK’s largest flea fair at the foot of the stunning Malvern Hills in Worcestershire. Discover all manner of items - from clothing, ceramics and toys, to gardenalia, house clearance goods and everything in between! This fair is paradise for vintage lovers, thrift seekers and up-cyclers.
Three Counties Showground, Mlavern,
Sun 14 Oct, Sun 9 Dec

More details - Curators Talks
Thursday 18 October ’All That Glitters and Some That Don’t: Worcestershire’s recent archaeological treasure finds’ A monthly programme of fascinating talks by our team of Museum Curators, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection, at Hartlebury Castle.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Thu 18 Oct

More details - Astwood Bank In Bloom Mass Bulb Planting
Now in its third year, the team are ensuring that there is an amazing display of spring bulbs throughout the village. In the past two years we have as a group planted over 6,000 bulbs, and we are looking forward to add to that again this year.
Traffic lights, Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Croome - Secrets of the basement tour
Join our guide and learn more about the hidden archaeology of the 1640s house now encased within Brown’s stunning 1750s neo classical mansion. Explore the basement of the hidden 1640’s house. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Tue 23 Oct to Thu 20 Dec

More details - Autumn Magic
Four fun family days of autumn themed craft activities. You can also carve a pumpkin for your Halloween celebrations. An additional charge of 2 per child applies for the day’s activities, plus a small charge for your pumpkin.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Tue 23 Oct to Fri 26 Oct

More details - Holiday Clubs
The University of Worcester presents a series of fun-packed Holiday Clubs. Held during half term breaks and school holidays, treat your children to quality time playing in the great outdoors under the careful guidance of our qualified and friendly instructors.
Henwick Grove Worcester
Mon 29 Oct to Fri 2 Nov

More details - Chlldrens Chocolate Workshop
We hold chocolate making workshops for budding chocolatiers during school holidays. These are designed to be fun, creative, educational, hands on and more.
Unit 21, Bond Ind Est, Wickhamford, Evesham
Wed 31 Oct, Sat 22 Dec, Mon 24 Dec

More details - Malvern Antiques & Collectors Fair
The tri-annual antiques fair in Malvern features quality art, antique and collectable goods. Up to 150 indoor exhibitors await. Ceramics, glass, pictures, small furniture, jewellery, treen, militaria, clocks and more.
The Severn Hall, Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcs,
Sun 4 Nov

More details - Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church  Service, Monday November 12th 2018
Welcome to our monthly Monday evening services.Each service includes a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. This evening’s guest medium is Rod Beech. healing will be available after the service. A collection will be taken towards the expenses of the Church.
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley , Worcestershire
Mon 12 Nov

More details - Curators Talks
Thursday 15 November ’A Happy Convalescence: Uncovering Hartlebury’s history as a World War One recovery hospital’ A monthly programme of fascinating talks by our team of Museum Curators, including a chance to get up close to some of our collection, at Hartlebury Castle.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Thu 15 Nov

More details - Murder Mystery-Strictly Charleston
It’s 1927 and the hottest dance craze from over the pond has even reached the sleepy village of Hartlebury. The Castle will be hosting its first Charleston competition, attended by the great and the good of the county and beyond. But not everyone is there for the dancing, someone has murder on their mind.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Fri 16 Nov and Sat 17 Nov

More details - Craft Fair
A craft fair supporting local crafts people. Displaying a wide variety of hand made items by local sellers. From silver jewellery to fused glass, knitted items to turned wood, stitched items to perfumed candles. Find your stocking fillers or that unusual gift. Sit for a cuppa and home made cake.
Offenham Village Hall
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Fort Royal and Commandery Healthy Walk
When: Every Tuesday 10:30 - 11:30 Where: Meet in the Commandery Shop (Throughout January meet under Cathedral Edgar Tower) Walk Length: Walks will vary each week averaging 1 hour but always start and finish at the Commandery (Cathedral during January).
Sidbury Worcester
Tue 20 Nov to Tue 25 Dec

More details - Astwood Bank Carnival Open Meeting
An open evening where we review the achievements of the past year and are joined by members of many of the organisation that have helped and supported us in putting on the vents that bring the community closer together, and have helped raised much needed funds.
TBC, Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Thu 22 Nov

More details - The Fold Gift Market
Join us at our monthly market 11am-2pm every 4th Sunday and browse amongst the brilliant stalls offering locally made and crafted, artwork, jewellery, photography, ceramics, candles, soaps and textiles.
The Fold, Bransford
Sun 25 Nov

More details - Christmas at the Castle
Join us for a traditional Christmas celebration including a chance to meet Father Christmas, seasonal gifts & craft stalls, fun childrens activities, horse & carriage rides and performances by local choirs & musical groups.
Hartlebury Castle Hartlebury Nr. Kidderminster
Sat 8 Dec and Sun 9 Dec

More details - Chocolate Making in Glos, Worcesteshire
Come and indulge in the World of Chocolate making in a 2 to 2.5hr workshop. Feed your passion by not only working with Belgain chocolate and learning some basic techniques, but having the opportunity to sample to.
Unit 21, Bond Ind Est, Wickhamford, Evesham
Sat 8 Dec

More details - Bewdley Spiritualist Church Service Monday December 10th 2018
Heaven on Severn-Bewdley Spiritualist Church Christmas E vening Service Our monthly services on Monday evenings include a demonstration of clairvoyance and mediumship. Healing is available after the service.Everyone is welcome .
Wribbenhall Community Centre, Shaw Hedge Rd,Bewdley
Mon 10 Dec

More details - The Fold Christmas Market
Join us at our monthly market 11am-2pm every 4th Sunday and browse amongst the brilliant stalls offering locally made and crafted, artwork, jewellery, photography, ceramics, candles, soaps and textiles.
The Fold, Bransford
Sun 16 Dec

More details - Croome - Secrets of the basement tour
Join our guide and learn more about the hidden archaeology of the 1640s house now encased within Brown’s stunning 1750s neo classical mansion. Explore the basement of the hidden 1640’s house. Booking Not Needed.
Croome, near High Green, Worcester,
Fri 21 Dec to Mon 31 Dec

More details - Carols in the Park
Join us along with the West Midlands Police band and singers from Astwood Bank Operatic Society in helping to celebrate Christmas by joining in with carol singing. If all of the children attending this festive event have been well behaved during the year, we may even get a visit from a certain special person.
Astwood Bank Park, Astwood Bank, Worcestershire
Sat 22 Dec

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