Welcome to the Alcester Town Council and Community Website

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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.

For more on the History of Alcester, click here

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.

Latest News

Window Wanderland– Think Alcester Garden Walkabout but night time window displays….magical! 1 December 2019 to coincide with the Christmas Light Switch on. 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!

Great video promoting our lovely town of Alcester!

Upcoming dates in 2019

5 August- 20 SeptemberDiversion Coughton Fields Lane- WCC- temporary road closure for works on the river ford

13 August- Trip to Hidcote Manor Gardens- CANCELLED – APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE

24 August- St Nicholas Church Garden Party– The Field House 3- 5.30pm

1 September- Arrow Village Hall BBQ 1pm

7 September- Ready Steady Sing! Singing Workshop- St Nicholas Church 2- 5.30pm.

19 September- Macmillan Coffee Morning– Jubilee Court 10am-12pm

25 September- Mental Health awareness session for parents– Jubilee Centre 5.30-7.30pm

6 OctoberAlcester 10K SECO race Temporary road closures apply to High Street, Church Street and Henley Street from 6am- 2pm. Rolling road closures will also apply

8 October- Alcester Neighbourhood Watch meeting- Church House 7.30pm

20 October- Live & Local- Gulp! Family show- Jubilee Centre 2pm.

26 October- Mayor’s Charity 60s and 70s night- Jubilee Centre