New outdoor Spring festival for Worcester

New outdoor Spring festival for Worcester

Atmosphere, a new outdoor Spring Festival is planned to take place in Worcester city centre and Worcester Woods Country Park on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April 2022. The festival, which is part of The Arches Worcester Festivals programme, is a free event designed to...

Light Night Worcester to brighten up dark February evenings

Light Night Worcester to brighten up dark February evenings

Light Night Worcester is returning on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 February from 6pm – 9.30pm, bringing light, joy and fun to the city centre. Taking place on two evenings in the school half-term The Arches Festivals team have programmed their third Light Night which...

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...