Month: July 2021

Photo of model bees at The Hive, Worcester

Beautiful bees to create a buzz at The Hive for hospice

A stunning colony of bee sculptures will take flight to Worcester this summer to create a memorable celebration garden for a county hospice. One thousand intricately painted, hand-crafted bees will create a buzz when they are displayed in the garden […]

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Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club – July 2021

Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club – Huntingdon Hall (Worcester) 23rd July 2021 The evening was billed as an “all female special” in an attempt to sex the event up, I guess? On the evening there were no concerns about social […]

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Evesham Festival of Words

Over half way through another challenging year, Evesham Festival of Words have just completed their main, if somewhat abridged, Festival weekend. So far this year they have run competitions, talks and presentations via Zoom. 5 live events and maintained a […]

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BBC Music has confirmed Echo Gecco for the Introducing Stage at Lakefest

Following an enthusiastic endorsement by BBC H&W’s Andrew Marston at their pre-lockdown Introducing live session from Kidderminster town hall, three-piece Echo Gecco (Josh Hunt– vocals/guitar; Keega Hoang – bass; Jon Aymes– drums/backing vocals), from Stourbridge and Worcester have been confirmed […]

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Elephants revealed in spectacular city art trail

A much-awaited public art trail featuring a rainbow herd of elephant sculptures has been launched in Worcester. Worcester’s Big Parade began on Tuesday, July 13 and will finish on Sunday, September 5. A Wild in Art event, the eight-week showcase […]

Photo of Jamie Lenman at Gloucester Guildhall

Jamie Lenman Gig Review

Jamie Lenman at Gloucester Guildhall, 21st July 2021 Quite often known for his high intensity, screaming vocal lines and heavy guitar riffage, Jamie Lenman brought things down several notches at the Gloucester Guildhall during the third leg of his Acoustic […]

Photo of Recovery Poems visited the city centre for visitors to discover during the day including South Quay

Local community groups inspired by visit from large light poem

Emergency Exit Arts’ Recovery Poems visited Worcester city centre and communities this week as part of The Arches Worcester Festivals’ Same But Different. Recovery Poems, is the creation of artists Robert Mongomery and Deanna Rodger inspired by the thoughts and […]

The Arches Festivals Same But Different

Streets of Worcester painted with the words of local poets

10 local poets have had their words painted onto the city’s streets as part of The Arches Worcester Festivals’ Same But Different. The short poems selected by The Arches Worcester Festivals team have been written by local poets and creative […]