The Worcester Hop Festival
Time & Location
About the Event
The inaugural Worcester Hop Festival will be taking place in the Hopmarket, off The Foregate, Worcester, WR1 – The first Hop Festival in Worcester for over 40 years!!!
A free to entry ‘hop’ themed event with live and interactive entertainment for all ages. The event will include an outside bar run by the Teme Valley Brewery, a cocktail bar run by The Paul Pry - including some very interesting hop based cocktails!! Participate In Art (PIA) will be presenting an Art Exhibition and Spoken Word performances based on the hops, beer and the hop trading. Sarah Edwards of Spare Room Arts will be providing entertainment for the child and young adults. Know your hop interactive talk and demonstrations, entertainment from Morris Dancers, Ukulele Band and the amazing Wymsical, as well as hop and hop market/auction memorabilia and artefacts. There will be a quiz competition for all ages. What a great day to be making a little bit of history!! There will be performances and entertainment throughout the day, so something for everyone, from beer tasting, hop cocktails to dancing.
The Hop Market is a historical site and was once the main centre of hop trading for the midlands and beyond, the beautiful courtyard and surrounding buildings were also a bank and hotel, now owned and renovated by the City Council and run by The Hopmarket Charity for the benefit of people in need, it houses an array of independent traders, small businesses and cafes.
Design for all ages and all mobility the Worcester Hop Festival is a free to enter event.