Bewdley will come alive with music, apple pies and duck houses as the town celebrates harvest next month!
The popular Harvest Fair is returning to the town on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October. Bewdley Museum and the Jubilee Gardens will be hosting free live music over the weekend. Saturday’s line-up features local singer and song writer PTR Williams and folk musicians, Bethan and the Morgans. David Jenkins is performing his unique mix of indie/folk music on Sunday 2 October.
Duck houses, decorated by community groups and businesses, will be on show in the Jubilee Gardens too. The display lasts throughout the month and visitors can vote for their favourite duck house too. The voting papers will be available from the Tourist Information Centre.
This year there is another competition running - the Bewdley Apple Pie Bake Off, on Sunday 2 October. Any budding baker can enter for the chance of winning afternoon tea for two at the Shambles Cafe at the Museum. The rules and more details are available on the Museum’s website – www.bewdleymuseum.co.uk/whats-on/harvest-fair
There is an apple hunt and autumn themed brass rubbings activities for children, which are being organised by Friends of Bewdley Museum. There will also be a variety of arts and crafts stalls in the museum. The Shambles cafe will be open from 10am until 4pm too.
Councillor Sally Chambers, Wyre Forest District Council’s Cabinet Member for said:
“It is great to have the Harvest Fair back in Bewdley and the town will be buzzing over this weekend. It’s a wonderful time of the year, with so much to celebrate. Whether you just pop into the town to listen to the free live music or get your apron on and get baking for the apple pie competition, Bewdley will definitely be worth a visit. ”
There are many other activities taking place in Bewdley Town Centre. This includes street theatre, a soup trail, a musical youth showcase as part of Bewdley Festival at St George’s Hall on Saturday 1 October and a local produce market on Sunday 2 October.
For more information contact Bewdley Museum on 0845 603 5699