Hereford & Worcester

Things to do in Herefordshire & Worcestershire

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Image caption The service will take place on Holy Innocents Day

There will be a service of remembrance on Wednesday, 28 December for parents who have lost children, whether recently or long ago.

The service will take place at Hereford Cathedral in the Lady Chapel at 17:30 GMT and all those affected by such a loss are welcome to attend.

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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is showing at the Redditch Palace Theatre until Wednesday, 21 December and tickets start at £14.
  • Peter Pan is showing at Malvern Theatres until Sunday, 8 January and tickets start at £12 or £9.95 on certain days.


Image caption The exhibits have been chosen by a panel at The Courtyard

Local artists are featured in the Made In Herefordshire exhibition running from Friday, 9 December until Saturday, 7 January at The Courtyard, Hereford.

Admission is free to this annual exhibition.

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  • The Worcestershire Woodturners will be holding their annual woodturning exhibition and Christmas sale until Friday, 23 December at Droitwich Spa Heritage and Information Centre.
  • There is a Christmas tree festival until Wednesday, 4 January from 09:00 to 17:00 GMT in the cloisters of Worcester Cathedral.


Image caption The walks start at various points across Herefordshire, including Ledbury

The Herefordshire Ramblers are hosting a Winter Walking Festival starting on Saturday, 24 December until Monday, 2 January.

There are various walks taking place across the county each day, except for Christmas Day, and anyone interested is advised to check the website.

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  • Wander through the riverside gardens at Webbs near Droitwich from 15:00 GMT where festive lights create a magical wonderland until Sunday, 8 January (closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
  • The Evesham Rambling Club is hosting a five mile post Christmas walk around Drakes Broughton and Stoulton on Wednesday, December 28 starting at 10:00 GMT.


Image caption The evening will include music from Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols

An evening of Christmas music is being held at Malvern Theatres including Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols and other music from the last 800 years.

It takes place on Friday, 23 December at 19:30 GMT and tickets start at £12.50

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  • The Malvern Hills District Brass Band is playing at Huntingdon Hall on Saturday, 3 December from 19:30 to 22:30 GMT.
  • Check out the BBC Introducing in Hereford & Worcester gig guide for a comprehensive round-up of unsigned, undiscovered and under-the-radar music in Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

More events

  • Events in Herefordshire can be found on the Herefordshire Council website.
  • You can find details of some of the regular events that take place in and around the parks in Worcester on the city council website..
  • There are more forthcoming events on the Worcestershire County Council website.
  • Events in the Redditch area can be found here.
  • Events in the Wychavon area can be found here.
  • Events in the Wyre Forest area can be found here.

Local newspapers

More what's on listings can be found on the following websites:


Herefordshire Journals: Herefordshire Times

Ross Gazette


Bromsgrove Advertiser: Bromsgrove Standard

Droitwich Advertiser: Droitwich Standard

Evesham Journal: Kidderminster Shuttle

Malvern Gazette: Redditch Advertiser

Express and Star: Worcester News

Worcester Standard

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