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Bewdley Festival: 11th - 20th October 2019

Bewdley Festival 2019 is the 32nd consecutive edition of the annual multi-arts festival to be held in the North Worcestershire town of Bewdley and runs from 11th to 20th October.

Since the first festival was held in 1988 we have always striven to "Bring the Best to Bewdley and the Best out of Bewdley" by programming an eclectic mix of music, talks, comedy, art, poetry and performance featuring well-known stars, interesting personalities and local talent.

Bewdley Festival also presents events throughout the year including regular Literary Events and activities and opportunities for younger people through Bewdley Youth Festival.

Tickets for all Bewdley Festival 2019 events can be bought online through the link below or from Bewdley Festival Office, St. George's Hall, Bewdley, DY12 2EQ between the hours of 10:00am to 2:00 pm Monday to Friday.


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Evening Events

Friday 11th October: "East" a fascinating and exciting work by Eliza Carthy featuring her legendary father Martin Carthy

Saturday 12th: Impressionist Jon Culshaw and comedy producer Bill Dare present "The Great British Take Off"

Sunday 13th: Poet, lyricist and actor, Benjamin Zephaniah and "The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah"

Monday 14th: We present "An Evening with Kate Humble" the charismatic TV naturalist and presenter

Tuesday 15th: Local boy made good Adrian Chiles is in conversation with Gerry Foley. Might West Brom get a mention?

Wednesday 16th: Two old rock 'n roll broadcaster buddies chew the fat about their careers and the meaning of life", Bob Harris and Danny Baker in conversation.

Thursday 17th: Alex Horne takes a break from Taskmaster to front The Horne Section 2019 - "That's How I like My Tour"

Friday 18th: Top class Tex Mex offering from Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young

Saturday 19th: Two of the UK's finest live acts Orphan Colours and the Pete Williams Band in "A Celebration of Current British Music"

Daytime Events

Saturday 12th October: Puppeteer extraordinaire Brian Herring talks of "Puppetering in a Far Away Galaxy"

Sunday 13th: Beethoven's 5th Symphony and other major works performed by an orchestra formed for this special concert

Monday 14th: Master of the Guild of St. George, Clive Wilmer, talks of "Ruskin and William Morris in Worcestershire"

Tuesday 15th: BBC Natural History presenter Brett Westwood takes us "Into The Woods"

Tuesday 15th: Renowned sculptor Mark Richards describes "The Making Of The John Bonham Statue"

Wednesday 16th: Popular radio journalist Pat Murphy tells stories from "A Life In Sport"

Thursday 17th: TV programme maker David Parker reveals "Laurie Lee - The Lost Recordings"

Thursday 17th: Purveyor of historical truths Max Keen presents "Gordon of Khartoum"

Friday 18th: Adventurer and writer Lois Pryce tells of her "Revolutionary Ride" on motorcyle across Iran

Friday 18th: A special show for local school children and their parents - Mark Thompson's "Spectacular Science Show"

Saturday 19th: Curator of Tetbury Castle, Lesley Smith reveals the secrets of "Sex and the Tudors"

Sunday 20th: Festival Service of Celebration featuring a new mass by Jim Ineson

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