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.
This Friday! Want a break from the World Cup??!! Then join us for the Mayor’s Summer Quiz– 13 July Jubilee Centre 7.30pm. Tickets selling fast- only £4 in support of Warwickshire Young Carers! Teams of 6, bring your own bottle!
Allotment Judging day fast approaching!! This Friday 13 July
It’s Tick season once again- protect yourself from Tick bites!
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE COUGHTON FIELDS LANE- Warwickshire County Council has informed us of a temporary road closure for probably one day only on Wednesday 1 August 2018 . This is required to facilitate works to locate and clear blockages on BT network. An alternative route will be signed.
Upcoming events in 2018:
Thursday 19 July– For men aged 40 and over- PSA Blood Testing evening- Detecting the early signs of prostate disease- Warwick- Drop in session 6.30-8.45pm
Hi-5 Free Sport Friday– during the summer holidays- various venues- Alcester- Friday 10 August 2018- Jubilee Fields
The Game Fair – 60th Anniversary- Ragley Hall- Friday 27 July to Sunday 29 July.
TEMPORARY 30 MPH SPEED LIMIT – A435 ALCESTER BYPASS (NORTHBOUND ONLY) Warwickshire County Council has made a Temporary Traffic Order which will impose a temporary speed limit of 30 mph northbound only, between the road junction with A422 Alcester Roundabout and the B4090 Coughton Roundabout. The Order will commence on 27 July 2018 but it is anticipated that the speed restriction will remain in force only until and including 29 July 2018. This is required for the safety of all road users while the Ragley Game Fair is in progress.
Alcester’s first Information Day– Monday 1 October – Jubilee Centre 11am- 2pm. An event celebrating United Nations International Day of Older Persons. Exhibitors also welcome. Please get in touch!
Barn Dance– Friday 5 October- Great Alne Memorial Hall 7- 10pm with the amazing Cat’s Whiskers Barn Dance Band. Tickets £10 to include a delicious fish ‘n chips supper. The Barn Dance is part of the Engage 50+ Festival- Making the most of life from 50-100+