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.
Mayor’s Awards 2019- Nominations now open! Only another 2 days to get those nominations rolling in for Young Person, Organisation and Citizen of the Year for our lovely town of Alcester! It is possible to renominate previous candidates.
Environment Agency– Information about planned ground investigation for proposed Flood Risk Management Scheme for Alcester, which will take place from mid-October.
October ATC Presidium meeting– Please note change of date to 22 October
Window Wanderland– Think Alcester Garden Walkabout but night time window displays….magical! Dates confirmed as weekend 18-19 January 2020. Interested in the idea? Alcester is now on the map! Please see the facebook page and encourage your friends and family to like and share! Register to be a Window Maker or
17- 18 October- Temporary closure of Kings Coughton Lane for carriageway patching
19 October- Alcester Food Festival– High Street, Church Street and Henley Street 9am- 5pm. Temporary road closures will apply.
This Sunday 20 October- Live & Local- Gulp! Family show- Jubilee Centre 2pm. First thirty tickets sold will be given the opportunity to attend a free post show workshop. Have you got your tickets yet?! Suitable for 7+ years.
Upcoming dates in 2019
22 October- Cyber Crime- How to stay safe online– Talk at Malt Mill Lane Community Centre 10am- 12pm
25 October- Alcester Refugee Fund- Talk- Alcester War memorial Town Hall 7.30pm
26 October- Mayor’s Charity 60s night– Jubilee Centre with The Racketts. Tickets available now!!
30 October- Table Top Sale– The Depot, Jubilee Centre 10am- 1pm
10 November- Remembrance Sunday– Please note temporary road closures 10am-1pm
11 November- Remembrance Parade- Please note temporary road closures will apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street between 10- 11.30am
15 November- Alcester in Bloom Quiz Night- Jubilee Centre 7pm. Tickets £7
16 November- St Nicholas Christmas Market– St Nicholas Church & Church House 10am- 1.30pm