Back again, and doing more each year to promote cycling in the Vale of Evesham and to raise funds for our charity partners - this year, the Alzheimers Society.
With a full weekend of cycling, from MTB racing on Saturday 2nd of September at The Valley, to Sportives (led out again by Chris Boardman himself!), leisure and childrens ride on Sunday 3rd at Crown Meadow, Evesham there is something for everyone, encompassing all ages and abilities.
Saturday Events @ The Valley, Evesham
AM: MTB racing for U8, U12 (on day of event) and Youth
PM: Adult Fun race and the inaugural Adult Valley Challenge Cup Races with Mens and Womens events
Book your space here:
Come to THE BEACH @ The Valley between 11am & 3pm on Sunday 20th August for a day of *FREE Donkey rides.
You'll find the The Beach on our show ground behind the Garden Centre.
*Donkey Rides are free, however, we'd like to suggest a donation of £2 per ride, with all funds going to the local animal charity www.thefarmanimalsanctuary.co.uk - thank you x
Join Victor The Valley Knight throughout the day at The Beach and enjoy a family photo -free of charge!
We have a professional photographer on hand throughout the day and plenty of fab summer props to make a memorable family portrait. Each image will be available for a free download within 24 hours (please note, images will not be available on the day)
On a first come first served basis, Victor will be making the following appearances:
11am - 11.45am
12pm - 12.45pm
1pm - 1.45pm
2pm - 2.45pm
The Beach @ The Valley is located on the Show Ground behind the Garden Centre.
Punch and Judy shows have been performed for over 350 years in Britain and we are delighted to be hosting our friends www.jugglepuppet.com on Sunday 6th August.
Juggle Puppet will be performing two shows lasting approximately 20 mins at 12.30pm and 1.30pm
he show is enjoyed by children and adults alike, so bring along the whole family to enjoy all the characters you remember from your own childhood.
This is a FREE event, find us at our giant summer sand pit, on our show ground (behind the garden centre).
Evesham's very first BEACH comes to The Valley from Saturday 22nd July and then every day through until Sunday 3rd September!
Head for our show ground, behind the garden centre, to enjoy over 50 tonnes of golden sand. Scrunch between your toes, build sand castles, enjoy some James Dobson Amusement rides, or just chill out with a coffee on a deckchair right next to the beach.
Entrance and use of the giant sand pit is FREE of charge.
James Dobson Amusements rides will also be available on each day of operation - they run a token system of £10 for 10 tokens or you can purchase individually at just £1.20 each. Some rides are just one token and others maybe more.
PLEASE BE AWARE IT IS CASH ONLY TO PURCHASE TOKENS
ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED
It’s time to get green ! The Valley Asparagus Colour Run is back for its second year! Celebrate the 2017 British Asparagus Festival in style with an amazing family colour run. Asparagus green paint bombs will be raining down on you as you manoeuvre the multi-terrain family friendly run. Held at The Valley Evesham, runners of all ages are welcome to join in, on the scenic route around the tracks and trails of The Valley Evesham.
Meet the man himself, AsparaGUS who will be first in line to offer you a splurge of the green stuff! Celebrating its 11th year, the British Asparagus Festival runs from the 23rd April – 21st June with events and tours being run by Wychavon Tourism.
There'll be music and an event commentator to create a great atmosphere, along with an official event photographer, plus there's loads to do at The Valley when you've finished your run, including shopping, eating and play areas.
Evesham Greyhound & Lurcher Rescue will be at Bessie & Boo on Monday 17th April 2017 10.30am - 3.00pm
- FREEBIES* on the day
- Childs Easter Egg Hunt
- Guess the weight of the Pig - 50p a go (no live pigs participating !!)
- Meet the Greyhounds
- All processed to go to charity
*While stocks last
Sunday 2nd April will be the first of the Evesham Vale Light Railway popular Diesel Days.
Bring your little enthusiasts for a ride hauled by their resident diesels "Cromwell" or "Sludge"
The railway will be running daily during the Easter Holidays from the 8th to 23rd April
Keep up to date with all their news via the EVLR website www.evlr.co.uk
Local firm James Dobson's Amusements will be with us between 11am - 5pm on Saturday and Sunday 11th & 12th March.
Find them at the show-ground next to the Evesham Vale Light Railway and come and enjoy rides such as Bungee Trampolines and traditional fair ground rides.
It's free entry, just pay for each ride you decide to go on with their token system.
Cotswold Needlecraft is a well established here at The Valley Evesham. The store caters for all your crafting needs from Cross Stitch, tapestry and knitting to papercraft, haberdashery and patchwork.
Throughout January, February and March they are hosting some fabulously creative workshops and classes covering topics such as Machine Embroidery, Sewing, Patchwork and Crochet.
Follow the link for more information and to book your place.
Get well and truly in the Christmas spirit with the inaugural Valley Christmas DOG PARADE!
The short parade will commence at 10 am through the Shopping Mall, with festive music and Santa leading the parade.
Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed amongst the entries, courtesy of our friends Bessie & Boo Pet Store
FREE event, just for fun and a chance to show off your beautiful pets!
Looking for some free outdoor family fun?
The Valley is celebrating the last week of the Apple growing season by inviting families to forage our orchards for the last crop of apples.
Apple experts Transition Worcester (www.transitionworcester.org.uk) will be on hand between 11 am - 3 pm with juicing machines and advice on how to turn your foraged fruits into beautifully fresh organic juices.
Head to the marquee next to the Evesham Vale Light Railway
Little Acorns is a children's gardening club run by Evesham Garden Centre aimed at pre-school children. Workshops run every Tuesday at a cost of £5 per child.
To book your child in, call Evesham Garden Centre on 01386 761888
For more information see www.bluediamond.gg/little-acorns