2017 British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham

23rd April – 21st June

Celebrating the world’s finest “gras”. Numerous events and activities will take place during this two month long festival that honours the growing, harvesting and eating of this sumptuous delicacy. Worcestershire’s Vale of Evesham is definitely the place to be for true connoisseurs. Now in its 10th year the British Asparagus Festival has grown bigger and better year on year!

Keep a look out and join us for some asparafun from the 23 April

Festival key dates

Sunday 23 April

The Great English Asparagus Run

The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE

Not only celebrating St George’s Day but also the start of the award winning British Asparagus Festival in the Vale of Evesham. A ‘100’ round of the finest vale asparagus will be transported in true  Asum Style’.

Angela Tidmarsh | 01386 565373

National Trust

Thursday 11 and Thursday 18 May
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. For further details and to book seats contact:
Dudley’s Coaches | 01386 792206


Evesham Vale Tour Guide

Dudley's Coaches

Sunday 28 May
Asparagus Family Colour Fun Run
The Valley, Evesham, WR11 4TP
It’s time to get green! Celebrate the “Vale of Evesham Asparagus” with the man himself, Gus the Asparagus Man, with an amazing family colour run for runners of all ages. Asparagus green paint bombs will be raining down on you as you manoeuvre the multiterrain family friendly run. Online registration only, prior to event.
01386 298026

Sunday 21 May
Eckington Manor Sunday Lunch
Eckington Manor, Manor Road, Eckington, WR10 3BJ
Created by the winner of “Masterchef, The Professionals” – Mark Stinchcombe.
01386 751600

Eckington Manor

Sunday 28 May and Sunday 4 June
The Famous Fleece Asparagus Auctions
The Fleece Inn, The Cross, Bretforton, WR11 7JE
Bretforton Silver Band entertain the crowds as the seasons best and freshest local Asparagus is auctioned to raise vital funds. Free entry.
Nigel Smith | 01386 831173

National Trust

Friday 2 – Sunday 4 June
Asparafest Music and Food Festival
Ashdown Farm, Evesham, WR11 7PA
Music, family fun, cookery stage, craft and food stalls a plenty, real ale and cider festival,
and much more – celebrating Evesham’s famous ‘Gras! Tickets: £10 and under 10s: free.
Tash Daly | 01386 831173



Friday 16 – Sunday 18 June
National Morris Weekend
This event bring Morris teams from all over the country to our town and surrounding villages, we take coaches on day trips around the local area for the dancers to enjoy the delights of the Wychavon District. This showcases our county to a wider national audience.
Judy Watkins | 07711 156951

Vale Of Evesham

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