“Although it feels like we’re only half-way through this pandemic, there’s a massive need for an artwork that can help us grieve for those we’ve lost.” – Luke Jerram, Artist
Rich, vibrant & brand-new festivals
Showcasing national & international creative talent, supporting young & local artists
Placing culture & creativity at the heart of Worcester
Animating the city centre with a stunning programme of light installations, digital projections and playful performances inspired by the connections we have with each other and the world around us.
A city wide festival dedicated to stories; old stories, new stories, our stories, other people’s stories.
Narrative will be at the heart of everything within The Rising.
A mix of free and ticketed events using indoor and outdoor spaces across Worcester.
Great Worcester Spectacular
A range of events taking place throughout the week across the city.
The festival will feature a mix of pop up events and accidental art – making the everyday less ordinary in a fun and playful way for the duration of the festival.
Today we heard from another one of our volunteers for Light Night Worcester ,Phoebe, to find out what she has been up to. "Being creative has definitely kept me sane and busy over lockdown! Painting, felting, cooking and dancing have taken up much of my time and...
Continuing on from yesterday, we caught up with Jean, another of our Festival volunteers to find out how she has been spending her time and what it was like volunteering at Light Night... "I chose to volunteer because it gives me an opportunity for new experiences,...
Volunteers are a huge part of our Festivals family and we have been reaching out to them during lockdown to see how they have been getting on and how they are spending their time. Volunteer Jordan had this to say... "It's certainly been an unexpected turn of events...