Follow Alcester's Heritage Trail and discover historic buildings, a wonderful selection of exciting pubs and tearooms, plus a wide choice of traditional, independent shops. Meander down picturesque streets and soak up the authentic atmosphere of delightfully preserved buildings, lanes and passageways that provide a superb backdrop to the vibrant bustle of this modern day market town. Situated where the River Alne joins the River Arrow, its mediaeval street pattern survives almost intact, along with many ancient buildings including the 17th century Town Hall and the Parish Church of St Nicholas with its 14th century tower.
Don't miss Roman Alcester, a museum which traces the town's links to the Romans and their continuing influence.
Join locals at a number of annual events including the February Pancake Race, Town Crier's Competition in the spring, Mediaeval Street market in June, Mop Fair in October plus other folk, beer and arts festivals parades and concerts.
|Tue 21 May 2013||Court Leet Ale Tasting|
|Sun 26 May 2013||Alcester Pram Race|
|Sun 2 Jun 2013||Garden Walkabout|
|Sun 9 Jun 2013||Georgian Street Market|
|Fri 21 - Sun 23 Jun 2013||Folk Festival|
|Sat 6 Jul 2013||Duck Race|
|Sun 25 Aug 2013||Alcester Beer Festival|
|Sat 7 Sep 2013||Alcester Fete, Flower & Vegetable Show|
|Sat 21 Sep 2013||High Bailiff's Concert|
|Mon 30 Sep Tue 1 Oct 2013||Mop Fair|
|Sat 19 Oct 2013||Alcester & Forest of Arden Food Festival|
|Sat 9 Nov 2013||Royal British Legion Remembrance Concert|
|Sun 24 Nov 2013||Christmas Lights Switch on|
|Fri 6 Dec 2013||St Nicholas Night|