2017 British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham

23rd April – 21st June

What to See and Do

Asparabus Coach Tours

To commemorate the highly acclaimed British Asparagus Festival throughout May and early June why not enjoy the area’s famous delicacy in a unique Asparagus experience around the Vale of Evesham. Now into its 9th year each tour comes complete with an Asparaguide to highlight the area and to provide an informative and fun insight into this majestic green vegetable.

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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!

What's on

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...