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Final countdown to popular Worcester Show

The popular annual Worcester Show, which regularly attracts over 10,000 people, is coming back to Gheluvelt Park in Barbourne on Sunday 11 August (10.00am – 5.00pm).   “We’re looking forward to welcoming people from far and wide to our fun and action-packed family event,” says Gerry Leith, Chair of the Worcester Show.   “There are a number of new features for this year,...
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New facilities by Gheluvelt Park Splashpad now open

As the heatwave continues and schools break up for six weeks, new facilities – including an ice cream and snack kiosk and new toilets – have been launched by Gheluvelt Park’s popular Splashpad. Worcester City Council has invested £325,000 to create a new Sons of Rest pavilion, replacing the old building which had reached the end of its natural life.  The work was carried out over the...
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Foundations of improved park pavilion are laid

The Mayor of Worcester today laid the first brick for a new pavilion in Worcester’s popular Gheluvelt Park. The replacement Sons of Rest pavilion in Gheluvelt Park will, for the first time, provide a snack kiosk and toilet next to the Splashpad – one of Worcester’s most popular summertime destinations for children and families. The old pavilion has now been fully demolished. ...
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Guaranteed family fun at the fabulous Worcester Show

It’s the final countdown to Worcester’s unmissable Show!  We’ll give you a flavour of what’s on offer. This popular annual event, which over 10,000 people came to in 2016, is coming back to Gheluvelt Park, Barbourne on Sunday 13 August – and this year it’s bigger and better than ever. “Whether you have entered your prized flowers, vegetables, culinary masterpieces,...
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Popular park’s Splashpad switched on for holiday fun

Children and families will soon be able to enjoy some free fun playing in the ever-popular Splashpad, situated in Worcester’s Gheluvelt Park. The water play area will be open from Thursday 6 April – just in time for the schools’ Easter holidays.  Weather permitting, the Splashpad will operate every day from 11.00am to 4.00pm until the beginning of the school summer holidays, when the...
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Belgian acorn will grow in memory of WW1 sacrifice

Worcester journalist John Phillpott has planted a unique oak sapling in the Gheluvelt Park (Sunday 30 October).  It is grown from an acorn he picked up in Polygon Wood - not far from the site of a crucial First World War battle at Gheluvelt, a village near the Belgian town of Ypres.  The tree will be a lasting reminder of the sacrifice made by the 34 members of the regiment who...
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Last Chance for Entries to the 2016 Worcester Show

A week into the summer holidays and parents in Worcester might already be faced with finding something to keep bored children amused.  Fear not, with just over a fortnight to go before the Worcester Show, there is still time to get young people in the family to try their hand at some new skills. This popular event, attended by 10,000 people last year, will take place in...
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Worcester Show: Time for crafty children to show off their talents

The school summer holidays are nearly here – so it’s the perfect time to let your kids show off their creative talents, by entering the fabulous Worcester Show! This popular event will take place in Gheluvelt Park on Sunday 14 August.   There are over 130 classes ranging from flowers and floral decorations to handicrafts and photography which people of any age can enter;...
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Have your say on new facilities for Gheluvelt Park

Worcester City Council is moving forward with plans to invest in new visitor facilities in Gheluvelt Park, with the addition of six toilets, a refreshment kiosk and a community room all situated close to the popular Splashpad water play area. The move follows clear feedback through surveys that park visitors would prefer toilets located close to the Splashpad. The Park’s...
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Worcester pupils join national clean-up for the Queen

Pupils from St. George’s RC Primary School in Worcester were joined by MP Robin Walker and the Mayor last Friday for a litter pick between the school and Gheluvelt Park, in honour of The Queen’s 90 th birthday. The children will be making crowns and tiaras with materials provided by the Duckworth Worcestershire Trust, and will be treated to a royal spread of cucumber sandwiches and...
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