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

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

This week!!

Thursday 6 DecemberSt 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