2016 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.


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!


Asparagus Family Fun Day

Hosted by the Fleece Inn in Bretforton the Asparagus Family Fun Day brings together morris dance, music and plenty of family fun alongside the Fleece’s special Asparagus menu on this bank holiday Monday.