Volunteers Week – A catch up with Phoebe

Volunteers Week – A catch up with Phoebe

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...

Volunteers Week – Speaking to Jean

Volunteers Week – Speaking to Jean

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 Week – Catching up with Jordan

Volunteers Week – Catching up with Jordan

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...

Behind the scenes at the Arches Festivals

Behind the scenes at the Arches Festivals

Graduate Producer Maria-Magdalena Mineva has been working with the Arches Festivals team since December and tells us about her experience of the City’s first Light Night festival. Working with Severn Arts as part of the Arches Festivals has been an incredible...

Elevate: Community Festivals Development Fund

Elevate: Community Festivals Development Fund

***Due to Covid 19 the Community Festivals Development Fund is on hold. Keep checking back for further announcements over the coming weeks*** As part of The Arches – Worcester, Cultural Development Fund Bid, Festivals were identified as a key contributor to economic...

Countdown to city’s new festivals

Countdown to city’s new festivals

Four brand new festivals are set to take place in Worcester in 2020, showcasing national and international creative talent whilst supporting local emerging work.   The first of the four festivals is Worcester Light Night, taking place across the city centre on the...

New volunteering opportunities with festivals team

New volunteering opportunities with festivals team

The Arches-Worcester festival team are looking for volunteers to help bring the city’s four brand new festivals to life in 2020. Enthusiastic and approachable volunteers, eager to get stuck in with every element of staging unforgettable events are being sought by the...

Worcester graduates selected for festival work

Worcester graduates selected for festival work

University of Worcester graduates Maria-Magdalena Mineva and Thomas Brown have been selected over strong competition from across the country, to work with The Arches Worcester Festivals team over the coming months.  Maria-Magdalena has been appointed to the role of...