Festivals

Poster for Tom Jones at Lakefest 2021

Tom Jones: A legend in the field of dreams*

*‘Legend’ A six letter word and all too often mis-used: But here at Lakefest HQ we are all of the opinion that for 2021 we might need to find a superior superlative… When an artist can lay truthful claim to […]

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Worcester Festival to return in 2021

Worcester Festival is hopeful that this year’s Festival will be fully back to its fun and vibrant self again! With this week’s announcements from Boris Johnson paving the way to normal life resuming by June at the earliest The Worcester […]

Upton Blues Festival by Richard Purvis

Upton has the Blues

It may not come as a huge surprise to anyone given the current circumstances, that the Upton Blues Festival 2021 has been officially cancelled The committee were hopeful but after taking advice it became evident that safety could not be […]

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Primrose benefits from one of first socially-distanced festivals

ONE of the first social-distanced festivals took place in Bromsgrove on Saturday raising money for Primrose Hospice. Orchard Fest at Puddle Wharf Farm, Redditch Road, returned with a host of great bands as well as additional safety measures to keep […]

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tomorrow-today free online programme of discussions

Join leading figures from the cultural sector, for a FREE online programme of discussions, taking place from 18th-20th August, from Severn Arts and The Arches Festivals for all outdoor festival and event organisers across Worcestershire. It will be for festivals […]

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Nozstock The Hidden Valley – 16 hour online event

With the global festival season thrown into disarray, it has been hard to know where to find a semblance of normality in the last few months. During a deeply difficult and challenging time, a traditional source of escapism, festivals, have […]

Stage at Woo Fest 2020

Woo Fest 2020 – Review

The award-winning county music festival Woo Fest has been a huge success since its first year in 2015, taking place annually to raise money for the Worcestershire hospice St. Richards. But this year posed a dilemma for the Woo Fest […]

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Successful Pershore Midsummer Brass

This brass band festival went online this year due to the Corona virus restrictions and the event was a great success. On Saturday 4th July 2020 Pershore Midsummer Brass festival should have been held in Pershore as it has been annually, […]

Woo Fest team members

Woo Fest secures big name acts in new virtual format

Woo Fest an award-winning county music festival taking place virtually this summer, because of social distancing measures, has secured new big name acts including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Grant Nicholas, from Feeder, and Toyah Wilcox. Woo Fest, which will be streamed live […]

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Worcester Music Festival 2020 will no longer be taking place

It’s with heavy hearts that the Worcester Music Festival committee announce that the 2020 festival will no longer be taking place. The decision has been made in the interest of safety for all of the festival’s volunteers, artists and audiences. […]