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THE SNOW MUST GO ON FOR THE ELVES AT SAFARI PARK…

10 November 2016

West Midland Safari Park has enlisted some extra help this year for the festive season in the form of 60 elves, who have been very busy indeed! Lead by a completely new role — head elf — the team of Santa’s little helpers have been working extremely hard transforming the Park’s Discovery Trail into a winter wonderland, ready for Santa’s arrival. The big man himself is due to arrive on 12 November for the Park’s annual Santa Safari event.

A PIECE OF HISTORY TO TAKE ROOT AT CROOME

8 November 2016

A new exhibition, ‘Plumlines’ which includes over a 188 poems launches at Croome, near Worcester, on 19 November. ‘Plumlines’ at the National Trust is a collection of real life stories expressed through one-hundred word poems, written by people from across Worcestershire about a female relatives life during the First World War.

HAGLEY HALL WINS AT THE MIDLAND ASIAN WEDDING AWARDS 2016

8 November 2016

The inaugural Midland Asian Wedding Awards 2016 was held on 28th October at the Vox Conference Centre at the NEC Birmingham and saw all the prominent and leading figures in the Asian wedding industry in attendance.

SAFARI PARK DONATES DELICIOUS DECORATIONS…

8 November 2016

West Midland Safari Park has teamed up with The Real Junk Food Project Birmingham, for a nifty way of recycling some of their leftover Halloween decorations.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT EXHIBITION OPENS SATURDAY 5 NOVEMBER AT WORCESTER ART GALLERY & MUSEUM

4 November 2016

As thoughts turn towards the festive season the annual Crafted for You exhibition opens this Saturday at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and is on show until 7 January.
Crafted for You showcases some of the best craft makers in the Midlands. A sumptuous and colourful range of jewellery, ceramics, glassware, wood, textiles and prints are on show and all available to purchase. There are a record seventeen makers in this year's show.

WORCESTER CONCERT TO FEATURE WORLD PREMIERE ELGAR PERFORMANCE

4 November 2016

On Saturday 12 November, music lovers in Worcester will be in for a treat when a most unusual event, including a world premiere, is staged, providing a unique opportunity to hear performances of several rarely-heard works by the City’s favourite son Sir Edward Elgar. An evening concert in College Hall will be preceded by an afternoon of talks offering a unique insight into the music’s composition

LIMEHOUSE LIZZY TOUR 2016

3 November 2016

Limehouse Lizzy continue to keep the spirit of Celtic rock icon Philip Lynott and his band Thin Lizzy alive, well and dominating stages worldwide. The band have also added a tribute into their show to ex-Thin Lizzy guitarist (and world renowned solo artist) Gary Moore

BREDON HILL BECKONS BIKEAWAY

2 November 2016

Early morning rain did not deter enthusiastic cyclists from taking part in the annual Bredon Hill Bikeaway.

ORCHESTRA OF THE SWAN BRINGS A TOUCH OF VIKING FLAVOUR TO RAISE MONEY FOR WORCESTER’S RORY THE ROBOT

31 October 2016

After an extremely successful concert on 21st September, Orchestra of the Swan (OOTS) will perform again at Huntingdon Hall, Worcester, on 2nd November to help raise money for Worcestershire’s Rory the Robot Appeal.

WINNERS RESULTS KING JOHN PORTRAIT COMPETITION & EXHIBITION

17 October 2016

The judges of Worcester Cathedral’s King John Portrait Competition –Sara Hayward RCA, Francesca Currie (portrait artist) and Philip Leach (Actor, playing King John in Shakespeare’ s King John) – found it difficult to choose between the 60 excellent new portraits forming an exciting new King John portrait exhibition the cathedral.