It’s nearly the weekend we’ve all been waiting for, August Bank Holiday weekend! With summer in full swing and the kids are off from school, this bank holiday is the perfect opportunity to spend a day with family and enjoying lots of activities Worcestershire has to offer. There are loads of fun family activities and exciting places to visit across the county and we’ve come up with some of our favourite ways to spend a sunny bank holiday in Worcestershire:
The Museum Worcestershire comprises of three fantastic venues – The County Museum at Hartlebury Castle, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and the Commandery. This summer the museum holds many collections and exhibitions that everyone will enjoy. Between 20th July 2019 and 14 September 2019, May The Toys Be With You Exhibition takes place at the Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum. A must see exhibition, full of vintage Star Wars toys and original cinema posters. The exhibition is free and is perfect to get your kids and yourself involved in the history of Star Wars!
Sunshine Festival is back for 2019, celebrating its 10th year running. As well as music from top artists such as Busted, Scouting for Girls, Boyzlife, Peter Andre and many more, there will be a circus! With 8 shows over the bank holiday weekend, Happy’s Circus will be fun for all the family. Although the day tickets are sold out, you can still make the most of the weekend as camping tickets are still available here.
Bank Holiday Gin Evening at The Fox & Hounds at Lulsley
If you are a fan of Gin, this is the evening for you. With live music, The Fox & Hounds is being transformed into a Gin Bar. From 4pm on Sunday 25th August 2019, you will be able to enjoy a G&T from the special displays of Hussingtree Gin and Hubbards Gin in their landscape gardens while listening to music from Polly Edwards.
Pershore Plum Festival celebrates the humble fruit that has made the town so famous in a way like nowhere else. This free event includes the Ariel Owners Motor Cycle Club, who are holding their Annual Rally in Pershore for the first time over the bank holiday weekend. On Sunday 25 August 2019 you can enjoy heaps of entertainment in the bandstand, food village, handmade craft market and trade stands. Entry is free and available for all ages.
The Abbey Hotel
If you are visiting Worcestershire over the bank holiday weekend and looking for a place to rest your head during a weekend of fun activities, choose The Abbey. Don’t let the fun stop after the day events; we’ll make sure you have a stay to remember with our beautiful views across the Vales of Evesham. With 103 bedrooms and Priory View Restaurant the hotel offers a comfortable base to explore the beautiful county of Worcestershire. When you book with us at least 3 days in advance, you can save up to 15% with our Non-Refundable Rate Offer. Including, free English buffet breakfast, free parking and WiFi and a free drink of your choice in the bar.
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