Event will showcase volunteering opportunities in Worcester


People looking to make a difference by volunteering are invited to a special event showcasing opportunities available with local charities and organisations. Worcester Volunteer Expo 2023 has been organised jointly by Worcester City Council and Worcester Community Action and will run from 10am to 2pm on Friday June 9 at the Guildhall. Around 40 org...

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Worcester gets set to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III

Kings Coronation Flag Emblem on red and pink background

Worcester is to mark the King's Coronation in style, with a weekend packed with celebration. Bunting and flags will add a splash of colour to streets across the city as friends, neighbours and communities gather to mark the occasion with picnics and street parties. The Guildhall will be lit up in red, white and blue and – in partnership with Worces...

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Mayor to host Coronation Big Lunch at the city’s historic Guildhall

Coronation Big Lunch

The Mayor of Worcester Councillor Adrian Gregson is to host a special lunch at the city's historic Guildhall to mark the coronation of King Charles III. The Coronation Big Lunch on Sunday May 7 is part of a whole weekend of celebrations for the coronation of King Charles III and the Mayor is inviting charity and volunteering organisations to n...

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Get your entries in for this year’s Worcester Show classes

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Competitors of all ages are invited to start submitting their entries for this summer's Worcester Show. Show classes are now open and include everything from floral displays and fruit and vegetables to cakes, jam, photography and handicrafts. Worcester Show began as a craft and flower show and although it has now grown into a huge family event, cre...

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Bumper turnout for Worcester Show despite the blazing hot weather

Crowds turned out for Worcester Show Crowds turned out for Worcester Show

More than 15,000 people turned out to enjoy all the fun and festivities at this year's hugely successful Worcester Show. Despite the blazing temperatures, visitors young and old kept cool with ice creams, cold drinks and sun hats as they enjoyed everything the show had to offer - from live entertainment to a wealth of stalls and sideshows. The day'...

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There’s still time to get your entries in for this year’s Worcester Show

 Whether you're a great gardener, a brilliant baker or a creative crafter – there's still time to showcase your talents at this year's Worcester Show. With 140 competition classes, there's something to suit entrants of all ages – and even the family dog can join in the fun. But don't leave it too late - entries close on August 8! All entries n...

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Fun for all as Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay visits Worcester

Cricket ball roller-skaters - ready to celebrate the relay

Fun for all the family is promised on Friday 22 July when the Birmingham 2022 Queen's Baton Relay visits Worcester during its final journey through England ahead of the start of the Commonwealth Games. Thousands of people are expected to line the city's streets to watch local Batonbearers carry The Queen's Baton through Worcester and across the riv...

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Local county soldiers to parade through Worcester city centre

Mercian Regiment - 2nd battalion. Mercian Regiment - 2nd battalion.

Local county soldiers will be marching through Worcester city centre on Saturday June 25 to mark Armed Forces Day. The parade will be conducted by the 2nd Battalion, the Mercian Regiment, which was given the freedom of the city in 2007. It will be its last parade in Worcester before the merging of the Mercian Regiment's 1st and 2nd Battalions. Lead...

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Beacon lighting will mark the start of Worcester’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

A beacon is to be lit in Worcester to mark the start of Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations next week. The beacon will be lit at Fort Royal Park on the evening of Thursday, June 2 – one of more than 2,022 lit all over the UK as part of the official programme of celebrations announced by Buckingham Palace. On the same evening there...

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Worcester all set to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Worcester residents are all set for a right royal celebration next month with street parties and a host of celebratory events to mark Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. The special four-day Bank Holiday weekend on 2-5 June will see the city decked out in red, white and blue as the fun gets underway – and shops are encouraged to join in the f...

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Get your entries in for this year’s Worcester Show

Worcester Show new logo

Competitors of all ages are invited to start submitting their entries for this summer's Worcester Show. Fun for all the family is promised at this year's event, which is set to return on Sunday August 14 in the spacious surroundings of Pitchcroft Racecourse. Last year's show attracted record numbers and organisers are hoping that this year's event ...

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