Malvern Civic Society

Heritage Open Days – September 10th to 19th 2021

Heritage Open Days are a national celebration of England’s heritage.

The Society in conjunction with the District Council have produced a programme of events for Heritage Open Days. These are available from the Tourist Office in Church Street. A downloadable version is also available here.

Most of these events are FREE, but booking is compulsory for most events through TicketSource either on-line or by Telephone. Booking opens on 9th August for most events.

TicketSource offers a Telephone Box Office Service which is open Monday to Friday 9am – 7pm and Saturday 9am – 5pm.
The customer will be charged a £1.50 telephone service fee. 0333 666 4466

On Sunday 12th September, Bands in the Park will once again bring music to Priory Park from 1430 and the Friends of Priory Park will have a tent selling duck food and books as well as information boards.

on Saturday 18th September, the Farmers’ Market will be taking place in the Priory Churchyard from 0900 until 1600 with fresh produce from many local suppliers.

Several gardens in the National Gardens Scheme are open during this period including Dovecote Barn, Ravelin, Rhydd Gardens and Brockamin. Check the brochure and/or National Gardens Scheme website for details.

In addition, through the week, St James’ Church in West Malvern is open with a new display about the graveyard along with information about the church and its 150th anniversary. Madresfield Church will also be open during the week. Isabella Anne Allen a noted 19th Century botanist lived at the Rhydd and is buried in the Churchyard. St Wulstan’s, Malvern Wells where Elgar is buried is open every day. Great Malvern Priory is the oldest building in Malvern and will be open every day from 0900 to 1700.

The following calendar is a summary of some of the major events (including all of the ones requiring advance booking). However, there are many more, so do look at the brochure.