2017 British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham

23rd April – 21st June

What to See and Do

Asparabus Coach Tours

Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the Asparabus Tours, complete with asparaguide provide an opportunity to enjoy an “asparagus experience” with an entertaining insight into this majestic green vegetable. Pick up at various points, booking is essential. Vale of Evesham Asparagus is now a protected delicacy – this jolly green vegetable is grown in the heart of Worcestershire has been awarded European Protected Food Name Status (PGI).

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The Famous Asparagus Auctions

From 7pm the famous Asparagus Auction begins. Hundreds gather in the courtyard of the Fleece Inn to bid for the seasons largest, freshest and greenest Asparagus. All the produce is donated by local growers and Auctioned off by local man Colin Jelfs. In past years thousands of pounds have been raised for the Bretforton Silver band instruments and this event has been on Terry and Mason's Great Food Trip, Countryfile with Adam Henson, Escape to The Country and local and national news!

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What's On

Asparagus Runs, Auctions, Coach Tours, Music and Food Festival, Morris Dancing. See what we have planned for this year!

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Latest News

  • Asparamancer’s Tasty Tips – predictions for 2014

    Jemima Packington,  the world famous Asparamancer has once again made her predictions for 2014 with the help of Worcestershire asparagus. “Sometimes what comes to you can seem incredibly off the wa...

  • Bride Goes Green With Asparagus Wedding

    Asparagus bouquets, asparagus button holes, accessories and even special aspara-loos for those over-indulging in the asparagus appetisers (given the vegetable’s well known after effect), are just so...

  • Exploring the Gras Roots of the Vale on the Aspara Treasure Hunt

    The first ever Aspara Treasure Hunt was hailed a great success by everyone that took part. Organised as part of the launch of the Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham and also celebrating St Geor...