WITH Covid restrictions having been finally lifted in July, August promises to be a great month, with some of Worcestershire's most iconic events returning.

Sixways Stadium is playing host to a number of events, with three weeks of West End shows.

The finishing touches are being made to the trio of productions, which kicks-off with An Evening of Abba on Friday, August 6 followed by An Evening of Queen on Saturday, August 7. 

An Evening of Tina takes place on Friday, August 27.

“We are very excited to open up fully again and welcome as many guests as possible into an environment which is as safe as it can be,” said Peter Kelly, Managing Director at Worcester Warriors.

“After 16 hard months, we all deserve to have some great entertainment with our family and friends, and the Sixways family looks forward to welcoming you all.”

For full details of what's on at Sixways in August as well as ticket prices, head to https://sixwaysstadium.co.uk/2021/07/29/west-end-shows-set-to-bring-joy-to-community/

After a lengthy Covid delay, some of the county's best music festivals are returning this summer.

The Sunshine Festival at Upton gets underway over the August Bank Holiday weekend of the 26th to the 29th.

Performers will include Wet Wet Wet, James Blunt, Tony Hadley and Nik Kershaw.
For all the information and ticket details, go to https://www.uptonfestival.co.uk/

Another major county event is Lakefest.

Set in the grounds of Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire, the festival is one of the highlights of the music calendar and is another event to return after a covid cancellation.

Featuring a star-studded line up, the festival sees legends including Sir Tom Jones and Seasick Steve turning out at Fish Meadow.

Other acts include Ash, Razorlight and Echo and the Bunnymen.

For all the details, go to https://lakefest.co.uk/