Alcester is an old market town of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne and the River Arrow in Warwickshire, England. It is situated approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Stratford-upon-Avon and 8 miles south of Redditch, close to the Worcestershire border.
Whether you are a visitor of a resident, the latest Alcester Town Guide is full of useful information. A new Alcester Directory has also been compiled containing activities and information. Hard copies can be found in many local businesses and also at the Library.
Advance notice- Christmas closure- Town Council Offices 24 December 2018- 2 January 2019 inclusive
Mayor’s Civic Awards evening– Presentations were made to the winners of the best kept allotments and also to the 2018 award winners for the……
Young Person- Edward Sumners
Organisation- Arrow Action Group
Citizen- Mike Dean
Alcester Neighbourhood Development Plan– Thank you for your responses which are being evaluated prior to submission of the NDP to Stratford on Avon District Council in 2019.
VASA- Volunteer telephone operators needed for community transport service- based in Alcester
Thursday 6 December– St Nicholas Night Fayre & Procession– Please come along to this wonderful traditional event for our town! 5.45- 9pm culminating in fabulous fireworks at the newly named Centenary Field.
Temporary road closures in High Street, Church Street and Henley Street 5- 9pm. Later the same evening, temporary road closures at Alne River Bridge, Stratford Road between 8- 9pm for the fireworks.
Friday 7 December- The Mayor’s Christmas Quiz is now sold out!
Upcoming events in 2018:
Friday 14 December- An evening at the Ballet– Jubilee Centre 6.30 for 7pm.
Sunday 23 December- Town Carols- St Nicholas Church 6.30pm (please note this is the correct date!)
25 December- Alcester Community Christmas Day Dinner– Jubilee Centre- more details to follow. Volunteers welcome!
10 January- Winter Warmth Workshop
15 January- Caring for someone? Advice help & support
25 January- Mayor’s Traditional Burns Night
5 March- Annual Pancake Races- Temporary road closures will apply