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FUNDRAISING SUCCESS FOR SAFARI PARK...

17 January 2017

Staff at West Midland Safari Park are celebrating and feeling extremely pleased, after handing over a significant amount of cash to a number of charities they fundraised for in 2016.

DARE DEVIL RIDES TO JARAMA

16 January 2017

It's a strange world in which a speedway star forges a friendship with a literary critic, poet and aeronautical expert in a country miles from home.
This unlikely friendship is celebrated in DARE DEVIL RIDES TO JARAMA, a moving account of why two ordinary people made the extraordinary
choice to leave family and livelihoods and fight in the brutal Spanish Civil War so far from home.

BUDDY HOLLY – A LEGEND REBORN

12 January 2017

Through 1957 to 1959 one man changed the face of music, revolutionising the meaning of Rock ‘N’ Roll – Buddy Holly.
This all new production for 2017, celebrates the Buddy Brilliance of an artist who shot straight into the limelight as soon as That’ll Be The Day hit the radio. Though his career was short, this one-man powerhouse gave the world a stack of hits that will never be forgotten.
Join Buddy Holly - A Legend Reborn to relive the Rockin’ 50s music scene with hits such as Peggy Sue, Oh Boy, Heartbeat, It Doesn’t Matter Anymore, Words of Love, It’s So Easy, Rave On and many more.

WATERLOO THE BEST OF ABBA TRIBUTE SHOW

7 December 2016

Following a fantastic opening year in 2015, Waterloo - The Best of Abba Tribute Show returns in 2017 delighting audiences and bringing the “Abba Party” to venues up and down the country.

KING’S SCHOOL THANKS TO SPONSORS OF 475-ANNIVERSARY

2 December 2016

On Wednesday 7th December the King’s School Worcester Foundation will mark the 475th Anniversary of the Re-Foundation of the School, which took place in 1541, with a day of special events culminating with a firework display.

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN SENDS LEMURS LEAPING…

1 December 2016

Lemurs at West Midland Safari Park have been treated to their very own advent calendar, courtesy of some very special visitors!
As part of the Park’s annual Santa Safari event, Santa, Mrs Claus and their elf helpers have taken up residency in the Discovery Trail until Christmas Eve. Whilst Santa is occupied meeting all the boys and girls, Mrs Claus and the head elf have been busy making gifts for the animals and first on the ‘nice list’ were the Park’s troop of ring-tailed, red bellied and white-fronted brown lemurs.

A SIGN-IFICANT FIRST FOR THE SWAN THEATRE PANTOMIME!

29 November 2016

This year will mark a first for the Swan Theatre’s annual professional pantomime, as the Worcester Repertory Company will be staging their first ever signed performance.
The Worcester Repertory Company will be delighting audiences with a sparkling re-telling of one of the most magical of fairy-tales Cinderella this December, and this year they want to make sure that everyone can enjoy the magic of pantomime… cue the first BSL Interpreted pantomime performance in The Swan Theatre’s history.

WORCESTER CATHEDRAL NAMED IN FINAL PHASE OF GRANTS TO CATHEDRALS

29 November 2016

The final phase of a two year grants programme to English cathedrals, from First World War Centenary Cathedral Repairs Fund, for urgent repairs was announced yesterday.
Grants totalling £5,423,000 have been awarded to 24 Church of England and Catholic cathedrals for repairs including stained glass windows, stone pinnacles, and roofs as well as drainage and lighting.
As part of this latest grant which shows the governments support for Cathedrals and recognises the importance of these historic buildings as community hubs, Worcester Cathedral will receive £40,000 for damp investigation and remediation to the St George’s Chapel. The Chapel is where Worcester remembers local people who died in war. A memorial to local WWI hero Revd Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy (Woodbine Willie) is also in the St George Chapel.

CAROLLING ROUNDS AND CHRISTMAS REVELRY IN HARDY’S WESSEX AT HUNTINGDON HALL!

24 November 2016

Follow The Mellstock Band as they go their Christmas rounds in deepest Wessex, encountering strange visitors, pious beasts, wrathful squires and sweaty dancers. There are mummers, disasters, ghosts and curious musical instruments, all depicted in the wonderful words of Thomas Hardy and William Barnes.

ST AGNES FOUNTAIN

24 November 2016

St Agnes Fountain are about to embark on their 15th consecutive sell-out Christmas tour, which will see them return to Huntingdon Hall in Worcester this December.