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Worcester’s streets illuminated for the fifth Light Night

Thousands of individuals thronged the streets of the city this week, attending the fifth remarkable Light Night organized and executed by the local arts charity, Severn Arts. Over three hours each evening, the complimentary line up featured massive light-based installations, […]

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Light Night, Worcester programme announced

Severn Arts is set to introduce vibrant, colossal light-infused artworks with interactive features to Worcester for the fifth edition of Light Night. The event will illuminate the city centre on February 14 and 15, running from 6 to 9 pm. […]

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The first winner of the Olly Irwin Award announced

Henry Dorrell, a passionate young musician hailing from Harvington, has been chosen as the inaugural recipient of the Olly Irwin Award. This award, introduced in June through a collaborative effort between Severn Arts and BIMM Institute Birmingham, serves as a […]

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New funding confirmed for Light Night Worcester 2024

Severn Arts has announced fresh funding from Arts Council England, ensuring the return of Light Night Worcester for the upcoming year. Laura Worsfold, Severn Arts CEO said: “Light Night Worcester has been so popular and well attended over the last […]

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Music award announced in memory of young Worcester musician

Severn Arts and BIMM Institute Birmingham have joined hands to introduce a brand new music accolade, the Olly Irwin Award, as a tribute to the late talented musician from Worcester, Olly Irwin, who tragically passed away in 2021. Olly was […]

‘Same but Different Festival ‘21 by: Ravi Lakhani

Exhibition looks back on Worcester’s festivals

From Friday 3rd – Tuesday7th march 2023 in Arch 28, Worcester, a retrospective exhibition sharing a variety of images documenting The Arches Worcester festivals programme over the last three years will be held. The event will share many never before […]

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Light Night Worcester 2023 – when & where

Full programme details for Light Night Worcester 2023Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February Light Night Worcester returns for the fourth time with as spectacular programme of creative and interactive work and walkabout street performances. On both nights visitors will be […]

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Light Night Worcester

Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February from 6.30 – 9.30pm Light Night returns with another spectacular programme including a UK premiere of work by international performance company Picto Facto, as Worcester’s city centre plays host to another exciting programme of […]