Alcester Town Hall Events
This page contains information about some of the public events that are taking place in Alcester Town Hall.
Alcester Town Hall is the perfect venue for celebrations, meetings and enjoying entertainment.
Situated in the heart of Alcester, Warwickshire, the Town Hall has a reputation for its beautiful setting, quality facilities and superb location. Having been constructed in 1641, the Town Hall has a great atmosphere with exposed beams and wooden floors.
With the flexibility to accommodate intimate gatherings to audiences of 100 people, the Town Hall offers the ideal setting for concerts, events, conferences, meetings, film locations, weddings, award ceremonies, multi-cultural events and other celebrations.
Open Days and Heritage Open Days
This year (2018), we are celebrating 400 years of the Alcester War Memorial Town Hall at the heart of the community of Alcester. A series of Open Days will display an exhibition of the hall’s 400 year history and give residents and visitors the chance to explore this beautiful Grade I listed building.
Open Days: 11th, 18th and 25th August 10.30 am – 4pm
Heritage Open Days: September 9th and 16th, 10.30 am to 4pm
Things to see
Ground Floor Juror’s Room.
- The oak prison cell door, complete with iron bars and the town stocks
- A plaque on the outside wall of the Hall was unveiled in 1938 and inside the original memorial plaques from the church grounds are in the Juror’s Room
- The Royal British Legion have their display cupboard in the Juror’s Room, as has the Alcester Vallet Twinning Association
Upper Floor Bailiff’s Room.
- Bailiffs Boards dating back to 1424
- Roof beam carved with the date 1641
- Picture of Fulke Greville
- Image Plaque abouve the mantlepiece
Fulke Greville Festival 2018
Celebrate Alcester’s most famous Elizabethan with talks, walks, music, poetry and drama!
Please visit the Fulke Greville Festival website for more information and tickets.
Friday 28th September 2018 The Life and times of Sir Fulke Grevile
7.30pm – 9.00pm / Alcester Town Hall £5
Saturday 29th September 2018 Fulke Greville’s Warwick
10.00am – noon / Warwick £15 (Limited number available)
Saturday 29th September 2018 Fulke Greville’s Poetry and Plays
3.00pm – 4.30pm / Alcester Town Hall £7
Saturday 29th September 2018 Sonnets and Song
7.30pm – 9.30pm / St Nicholas’s Church, Alcester £10
Sunday 30th September 2018 Walking Tour of Beauchamp Court
10.00am – 11.00am / Beauchamp Court, Alcester £5 (Limited number available)
Sunday 30th September 2018 Elizabethan and Jacobean Gardens of Warwickshire
2.00pm / Alcester Town Hall £5
Sunday 30th September 2018 The Other Fulke Grevilles
4.00pm / Alcester Town Hall £5
Wednesday 26th September 2018 Fulke Greville’s London – Walking Tour
2.00pm / Meeting at the entrance to Holborn Tube Station £15