Worcester Festival


Welcome to the Worcester Festival 2014!

This year's festival starts on Saturday 9th August, and runs right through to the August Bank Holiday on Monday 25th August - a total of 17 days of events, activities and fun for everyone across the city and beyond!

For information on all of the events and where to find them, check out our Events page, click on the links below, or download our 2014 Event Guide... Enjoy!

Worcester Festival 2014!

Worcester Festival 2014!

9th - 25th August

Don't miss Worcester's biggest event of the summer! You can expect all of the Festival favourites plus a whole host of new and exciting events... Marching bands, parades, workshops, exhibitions, arts and crafts, fêtes, theatre, fireworks, and so much more! Come along and join in the party as we all celebrate Worcester!

Festival Opener - St Richard

Festival Opener - St Richard's Hospice Duck Race

Saturday 9th August at 2pm
From South Quay to Worcester Cathedral

A fantastic event for all the family on the opening day of the Festival, come down and watch from the riverside as a thousand yellow ducks bob their way down the river... Better still, be a part of the race! Adopt your duck today and help raise funds for St Richard’s.

Festival Finale - Worcester Festival Fireworks

Festival Finale - Worcester Festival Fireworks

Monday 25th August at 10pm
South Quay

Arrive early to find a prime spot by the river to enjoy Worcester’s largest and most spectacular free fireworks display as it lights up the city in celebration of the two weeks of festivities. The Worcester Festival Bank Holiday Firework display really is one of the must-see events of the Festival.


Percy the Festival Peacock – Photo Competition!
Keep your eyes peeled!
Throughout the City

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Riverside Arts Market
Sundays 10th, 17th & 24th August
South Quay

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Gugge 2000
Saturday 9th August - Various Times
High Street Procession

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