Arts

Photo of HCDF 2017 and The Phoenix Theatre production of David Pollard’s play Can Malone Die?

The show must go on say drama festival organisers

Organisers of the Hereford County Drama Festival (HCDF) still aim to go ahead this May, despite the challenges set by the coronavirus pandemic. “The Covid-19 outbreak led to the annual events cancellation in 2020. However it is our intention that […]

Photo of Sara Matthews and community made elephants

Kind knitters answer hospice’s call in lockdown

Organisers of the city’s summer elephant trail are thanking county knitters and stitchers for casting on for hospice care in lockdown. Worcester’s Big Parade, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice, has been encouraging […]

The Top Dog Film Festival

Calling all dog lovers!

The Top Dog Film Festival is bounding into the UK with its first ever virtual events this December and January. The Top Dog Film Festival features a collection of heart-warming films celebrating the incredible bond between dogs and their human […]

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Global communications agency backs Worcester’s giant art project

Worcestershire-based global creative communications agency, DRPG, is the latest local company to partner in next summer’s elephant parade being brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. The Hartlebury-based company, which also played a key role in the hospice’s giraffe […]

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Calling out for young Herefordshire artists

The Courtyard are offering an opportunity for three emerging visual artists aged 16–25 with a link to Herefordshire to take part in it’s latest visual arts project, Cultivate@Courtyard.  Courtyard Associate Director, David Durant says “We’re delighted to be opening up […]

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The Courtyard Hereford receives Capital Kickstart Grant

The Courtyard Hereford has been awarded a £210,380 Capital Kickstart grant as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund enabling the organisation to push forward with Transform The Yard despite the financial challenge caused by the Covid-19 crisis. […]

Dancefest

Dancefest: classes & freelance opportunities

Dancefest has classes for all ages on Zoom – and it’s not too late to join them! These fun and creative sessions really help people stay active, creative and connected – and new dancers are made very welcome. There’s lots […]

R Philpott The Raven Hotel

Droitwich Arts Network Virtual Exhibition

Droitwich Arts Network presents their second Virtual Exhibition! Droitwich Arts Network (DAN) is helping to keep the local arts scene alive with their second virtual exhibition this winter. After a successful exhibition back in June of this year, artists couldn’t […]

Crafts in the brewery!

An artisan craft market in Worcester’s historic railway arches will take place on 12th December,  hosted by The Worcester Brewing Company. Get along to see fused glass designers, silversmiths, homeware, vegan handmade soap makers, alongside fine artists. Designers include The […]

Robins, 2020, Tania Holland. Copyright the artist

Worcester City Art Gallery Museum reopens

Worcester City Art Gallery Museum reopens 2 December with Crafted for You exhibition This Christmas, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum is urging people to support their local artists and craft makers and #ShopLocal through visiting two exhibitions which celebrate […]