23rd Oct, 2016

Take part in Festival of Business

Evesham Editorial 16th May, 2014 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

BUSINESSES from across Evesham and Pershore are being invited to get involved with a county wide festival of commerce.

Organisers of the popular Twitter event #WorcestershireHour and Stanbrook Abbey have teamed up for a Festival of Business on Saturday, May 31.

The festival will showcase the very best of enterprise from across Worcestershire and county food producers or local art or craftspersons can exhibit and sell at the event for a cut price £40 plus VAT.

It’s yet another step forward for the popular Worcestershire Hour idea where businesses and local groups from across the county, including the Observer, meet on Twitter on Monday evenings between 8pm and 9pm.

This year’s event will take place at Stanbrook Abbey in Callow End, Worcester and offer free parking to visitors as well as a courtesy bus shuttle service from the city centre thanks to Astons Coaches.

Profits from the Festival of Business will be used to promote and support entrepreneurial activities, across Worcestershire.

Organiser Stuart Allen, said: “A celebration of Worcestershire business and enterprise that includes free admission.

“A business exhibition, combined with an outdoor retail market selling locally made produce, plus a local art and craft fair, all set in the stunning location of Stanbrook Abbey.

“We even have a children’s area so there really is something for everyone.” he added.

Paul Motzheim of Stanbrook Abbey, who are the headline sponsors, said: “We are delighted to be part of this fantastic new

project and look forward to welcoming all exhibitors and visitors in May.”

The event will take place between 10am and 4pm, to book a place e-mail aaron@thesalesperformance.co.uk for more information.

Visit www.WorcestershireHour.co.uk or follow @WorcesterHour on Twitter and use the hashtag #WorcestershireHour to get involved.