Worcester’s empty shop fronts came to life for Same But Different

Worcester’s empty shop fronts came to life for Same But Different

The Arches Worcester Festivals took empty shop fronts in Worcester’s city centre and brought them to life with playful and fun live performances in Same But Different.  Chapel Walk was host to international Hula Hoop performer Angie Mack, serving up the unexpected in...

Local community groups inspired by visit from large light poem

Local community groups inspired by visit from large light poem

Emergency Exit Arts’ Recovery Poems visited Worcester city centre and two community hubs as part of The Arches Worcester Festivals’ Same But Different. You can watch our film about the Recovery Poems’ visit to Worcester here! Recovery Poems, is the creation of artists...

Streets of Worcester painted with the words of local poets.

Streets of Worcester painted with the words of local poets.

10 local poets had their words painted onto the city’s streets as part of The Arches Worcester Festivals’ Same But Different.   The short poems selected by The Arches Worcester Festivals team were written by local poets and creative writers as part of The City Speaks...

National Apprenticeship Week 2021: Martha Henley, Events Assistant

National Apprenticeship Week 2021: Martha Henley, Events Assistant

Martha joined Severn Arts in March 2020 just before the first national lockdown, but a global pandemic hasn’t stopped her from getting the most out of her apprenticeship and supporting the organisation to deliver a range of events. We caught up with Martha to see what...

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,...