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SVR IN FULL STEAM FOR GALA

21 February 2017

A tantalising festival of locomotives large and small will mark the start of the Severn Valley Railway’s steam events season as the Spring Steam Gala arrives once again, on March 17th-19th.

ARTHUR: THE LOST TUDOR KING

17 February 2017

Over this half-term Worcester Cathedral will be hosting an exciting new exhibition exploring the life of England’s forgotten Tudor prince.

TWO BRAND NEW PLAYS TO PREMIERE AT WORCESTER’S SWAN THEATRE NEXT WEEK

17 February 2017

The Worcester Repertory Company will be presenting a double bill of new work at the Swan Theatre’s Vesta Tilley Studio next week: two new one-act plays, both two handers, starring three of the Rep’s corps actors: Jonathan Darby, Liz Grand and Victoria Lucie.

NEWBORN BABY GIRAFFE IS AMBASSADOR FOR CONSERVATION…

16 February 2017

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe has been born at West Midland Safari Park - the third baby welcomed into the herd in just six months.

WORCESTER'S LITERARY HERO

15 February 2017

Mrs Henry Wood (Ellen Wood) was born in Worcester in 1814 and has a memorial in Worcester Cathedral.
She wrote over 100 short stories and 30 novels and became one of the bestselling writers of popular fiction during the 19th Century. She was seminal as a writer of sensational fiction, stories packed full of mystery, crime and melodrama which came into vogue in the 1860s.

MUSEUM REOPENS FOR 2017 WITH NEW DISPLAYS AND SPECIAL EXHIBITION

9 February 2017

The Broadway Museum and Art Gallery when it opens its doors on the 10th of February , following its usual winter closure, will begin a programme to add new displays to offer its visitors an even greater insight into the history of Broadway.

NEW FAMILY SOARS INTO SAFARI PARK!

1 February 2017

A family of gigantic pterosaurs, have soared into the grounds of West Midland Safari Park and made it their new home, just in time for half term.

NEW SURFACE FOR WELL TRODDEN PATH

1 February 2017

A National Trust parkland near Worcester has raised over £16,000 to help fund badly needed repairs of one of their busiest pathways.
In only eight months, over 8,000 raffle tickets were sold which funded the installation of a well trodden path at Croome.

CROOMES SECRETS UNVEILED IN NEW CHANNEL 5 SERIES

30 January 2017

A National Trust property, near Worcester, opened its doors to Channel 5 for a new series which will celebrate the stunning estates, historic houses and miles of breathtaking countryside and coastline in the conservation charity’s care.

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.