Christmas in Wychavon

The picturesque towns and villages of Worcestershire draw visitors from far afield so why not enjoy the traditional festive atmosphere and keep your preparations close to home this Christmas?

Make your Christmas shopping a leisurely experience by enjoying all that’s on offer close to home this December.

 

Wychavon’s historic high streets offer a wide choice of independent stores stocking unique gifts, crafts and specialist local produce. Take your time… and combine shopping with one of our traditional festive events or a meal at one of our many superb pubs, cafes and eateries. You’ll tick off your list at superfast speed with none of the scramble associated with travelling to a city centre.

 

With the festive lights being switched on in Pershore, Evesham and Droitwich Spa on 25th November, the area will be transformed into a glistening wonderland - a magical setting for your final preparations.

 

Evesham Rotary Tree of Light Turning on Ceremony 2017

Workman Gardens, Thursday 7th December, 6pm for 6.30pm

A 90ft high tree, set on the banks of the River Avon, draped with over 1000 lights, the Rotary Tree of Light means there’s no mistaking the arrival of Christmas in Evesham. When lit, its prominent position means it can be seen from miles around, a stunning addition to the town’s annual Christmas lights.

 

Christmas is a time for families, for remembering, celebrating and giving but at this time the loss of a loved one can be most keenly felt. The name and the symbolism of this spectacular tree are reminders that there is light and hope in the bleakest of circumstances. The Tree of Light enables sponsors to remember loved ones whilst at the same time raising funds for worthwhile causes which support others who are in need.

 

Join The Rotary Club of Evesham at 6pm on Thursday 7th December for mulled wine (non-alcoholic), mince pies and a selection of carols accompanied by singing from The Prince Henry's Academy Choir.

 

Evesham Christmas Market

Browse a mix of independent and chain retailers in the town centre and enjoy an extension of the usual twice-weekly market which will run for five days in the week up to Christmas Day.

 

Broadway Late Night Shopping

Friday 24th November & 1st December 2017 5.30-8.30pm

A classic Dickens Christmas setting and a delightful selection of traditional stores are to be found in Broadway with traditional fairy lights hanging in the trees against the backdrop of Georgian architecture, and a huge choice of pubs, cafes and restaurants. Enjoy live music, street entertainment, Santa's grotto, a Tree of Light, mulled wine and plenty of festive treats.

 

Droitwich Spa Christmas Market

Victoria Square, Fri 15th - Sat 23rd December

Visitors to Droitwich Spa this winter will be amongst the first to experience the recently improved High Street which provides an enhanced setting for a range of traders. Plus the launch of Droitwich Salt this year offers the opportunity to add a brand new local produce to your dinner table.

 

Christmas Sing-Along

8pm 12th December

Singing is one of the joys of the Christmas season so come along and join Pershore Community Choir (formerly known as Move On Up) for a festive sing-along with carols, classic Christmassy numbers and traditional songs from around the world. Starts at 8pm in the Foyer at No8 Arts Centre, High St, Pershore, WR10 1BG. Admission is free.

 

Come and Sing, One-Day Singing Course for Men

Saturday 2nd December 11am to 4pm

Enjoy a free one-day singing course for men at St Andrews's Centre, Church Walk, Pershore, WR10 1BB. Vale Harmony Chorus, in conjunction with Harmony Foundation, part of a national music charity, is offering this course to encourage more men to sing. The day is aimed at both newcomers and those who may not have sung for a while. To book your place call 07766 524833 or email info@valeharmony.co.uk

www.valeharmony.co.uk

 

Christmas at The Almonry

Evesham, Thursday December 21st 10am – 4:30 pm

Get into the Christmas spirit with children’s trails and activities, last minute gift ideas and festive fun. Almonry Heritage Centre, Evesham, WR11 4BG.

For full details call 01386 446944 or visit www.almonryevesham.org

 

 

For full details and to explore our calendar of events visit:

www.visitwychavon.com

www.visitpershore.co.uk

www.eveshamtown.co.uk

www.visitdroitwichspa.com

 

 

 

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