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Diverse cultures celebrated at Worcester Show

Published: 05 July 2024
Members of the Worcester England Filipino Association in front of a Worcester Show banner
IMAGE: Worcester England Filipino Association members will be at Worcester Show on Sunday 11 August

The diverse cultures of people living and contributing to the city will be shared and celebrated at next month’s Worcester Show

The Community Marquee will be a relaxing space where visitors can learn about different cultures in Worcester at the Show on Sunday 11 August at Pitchcroft.

There will also be an opportunity to try on traditional outfits and listen to music.

Sunil Desayrah of Worcester Welcomes Refugees said: “This year the Community Marquee will showcase a collection of international groups living in Worcester. 

“With displays of crafts, games, music and food tasters. We hope to surprise you and show how living in a multi-cultural society enriches our city.

“For more information about the Community Marquee visit

In addition to the Ukrainian choir and the Worcestershire England Filipino band, the Community Marquee will also host Paurosi, a local singer from Zimbabwe, along with brother and sister Eltayeb and khadija who will sing in Arabic.

Meanwhile, Worcester Anti-Racism Initiative will be showcasing North African culture by sharing traditional Arabic desserts and making bracelets.

Joanne Best, from the Worcester Afro Caribbean Association added: “I’m definitely looking forward to this year’s Worcester Show and being a part of the Community Marquee team on the day.

“It’s a good opportunity for networking with other cultural groups and finding out how diverse a community we are.

“I loved last year’s event, and it was good to meet some of the local community groups.”

Mix Café, who provide training opportunities for people with learning disabilities and mental health challenges, will be serving refreshments, cakes and sandwiches in the marquee.

Meanwhile, The Dice Box are bringing board games to the Show for all the family to enjoy.

Worcestershire Black Cultural Association will be sharing traditional Nigerian street food, providing craft activities and teaching people to play a traditional game from Zimbabwe.

Worcester Welcomes Refugees will also be in attendance with a display.

Worcester Show celebrates everything great about the community in our city. This year entry to the Show will cost £2 per adult, with under-16s going free.

People are urged to get their tickets early at

The Show is supported by event partners Platform Housing, Southco, Worcester BID, Five Star Windows and First Bus, who will be providing an enhanced bus service into the city for the event.

Visitors are encouraged to reduce their carbon footprint by cycling to this year’s event, with extra parking for bikes provided on site. Beryl Bikes are available in the city if you do not own a bike of your own.

You can follow the Worcester Show on social media for the latest updates.

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