Coming Events in the Wider Local Area

 

Please note that Pershore Carnival, scheduled for 25th May 2020 has been cancelled due to concerns regarding Coronavirus.

 

All of the events listed below are now presumed to be cancelled due to Coronavirus issues. Some may be rearranged for later in the year, depending on how the virus issues progress. We suggest that you contact organisers of specific events to check.

 

Tuesday 24th March and Friday 27th March from 10:30am ~ 11:30am in Fladbury Villge Hall - Pilates taster session. All ages, all genders, all abilities - mats and equipment provided. £7.50 per session - pre booking essential. Contact Diane 07967 136750 or mailto:diane.pilates4health@gmail.com

 

Wednesday 25th March at 7:00pm at Pershore Football Club - Jazz with The Mama Shakers. Advance booking only. Admission £10.00 to include raffle ticket. Call 01527 66692 to book your tickets.

 

Saturday 28th March in Fladbury Village Hall - Cinema Night. See posters and Fladbury Village on Facebook for details of the film showing. More details from Andy Davies (01386 861158)

 

Monday 13th April at Hampton Ferry, Evesham from 11:00am ~ 3:00pm - Easter Family Fun Day including charity stalls and sideshows, face painting, free Easter egg hunt and more. In aid of Evesham Adventure Playground.

Details from: http://www.hamptonferry.co.uk/events.html

 

Thursday 23rd April at The Fleece Inn, Bretforton - Great British Asparagus Run and start of the British Asparagus Festival.

Details from: http://www.britishasparagusfestival.org/

 

Sunday 24th and Monday 25th May - Cropthorne Walkabout. As well as the opportunity to visit beautiful village gardens, attractions will include a number of stalls, live music, the climbing wall and refreshments. For more details contact Kathy Rayers, Joint Chairman (01386 860080) or email:

krayers@btinternet.com

 

Friday 26th June ~ Sunday 28th June - Evesham Festival of Words main festival weekend. Fringe events every month throughout the year including plays, author talks, writing workshops, short story competition and poetry.

Details at:http://www.eveshamfestivalofwords.org/  or email: mailto:info@eveshamfestivalofwords.org

 

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July - Fladbury Walkabout. Open gardens and flower festival. Stalls, music, classic cars, boat / carriage rides, refershments.

Details from: http://www.fladburyvillage.co.uk/walkabout

 

Saturday 1st ~ Sunday 2nd August in Crown Meadow, Evesham - The Battle of Evesham Medieval Festival. Full battle re-enactments, stalls and living history.

Details at: http://www.battleofevesham.co.uk/

 

Friday 18th September at The Vale Golf and Country Club - Fawlty Towers Comedy Dinner Show.

Details from: http://www.thevalegolf.co.uk/upcoming_events Note this event has been postponed to this new date due to Coronavirus concerns. All previously purchased tickets will be valid for this new date.

 

Every Tuesday from 6:30pm ~ 8:00pm in Cropthorne and Charlton Village Hall - Yoga for All

 

Every Tuesday from 9:30am ~ 12:00 noon in Cropthorne and Charlton Village Hall - Coffee and chat. All welcome. Car lifts are available if you would like to come along but can't get there. Contact Annie (01386 861533) 

 

 

 

New Art Exhibition about Evesham

 

Local artist Rohan Goonewardena has a fondness for traditional views, albeit with a modern take on them, using bold and vivid colours.

 

He also loves Evesham, and his exhibition called, suitably enough, ‘Evesham….this must be the place’ opened this week at the Victoria Avenue Arts Centre.

 

Rohan said: “It consists of paintings of Evesham and the surrounding area taken from photos I have snapped throughout the sixteen years I have lived here. From the River Avon and the Bell Tower to Broadway and Snowshill, we have some stunning views in and around Evesham.”

 

Rohan added: “I mainly paint in acrylics from my studio that is located a stone's-throw from the Evesham Arts Centre. My show will run until the end of February 2020 at the Victoria Avenue Arts Centre so please stop by and take a look.”

 

Round Evesham Walk

Evesham Rambling Club has devised a circular walk around Evesham for everyone to enjoy at any time, taking in many of the historic buildings and sites for which Evesham is famous. Details of the walk are shown in the file below. Further details of the activities of the Evesham Rambling Club can be found at: www.eveshamramblingclub.org.uk/rew

Round Evesham Walk.pdf
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New Wychavon Tourism Website

Wychavon has launched a new website aiming to boost tourism within the local area.

 

You can access it at:  www.valeandspa.co.uk

January Top Picks

 

 

Jukebox Boogie

 

Returning to Number 8 following their sell out show last year, Fireballs UK promise to get your toes tapping with another fantastic evening of rock ’n’ roll hits from the late 50s and 60s. They’ll be performing songs from artists Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and more.

Tickets cost £14. To book your place and find out more, click here.  

When: 7:30pm, 25 January

Where: Number 8, Pershore, WR10 1BG

 

Explore Croome from above 

See panoramic views of Worcestershire from the top of Croome’s famous tower, which was built in 1801 for the 6th Earl of Coventry.

As the tower is usually closed to the public, this is an opportunity photographers will not want to miss.  

 

When: 26 January but it will be open once a month throughout the year

Where: Croome Court, WR8 9DW

 

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