College Green - the place to eat, relax and socialise.
The Festival Marquee on College Green is the social heart of the festival, and a hub for food, drink, pop-up entertainment and more.
Festival Marquee, College GreenThe hub of the festival site, the Festival Marquee on College Green is open dailyfrom 10 am to midnight (11.30 pm on Sunday) and is a great place to relax and recharge between concerts. You can be sure of a warm welcome from theWorcester Friends of the Three Choirs Festival, who serve a range of hot andcold drinks, cakes, breakfasts, lunches and suppers.
You will also find a wine bar, run by local wine merchants Malpas Stallard, and a fine selection of cask ales and local ciders provided by Moongazing Hare, who also run The Cardinal’s Hat and Georgian City Rooms on Worcester’s medieval Friar Street.
Those of you who prefer amore formal sit-down meal before the evening concert can book our two-course pre-concert dining options.
As well as a range of food and drink options on College Green, there’s plenty to keep you busy between concerts.
Jonathan Gibbs BookLocated in the same building as the ticket office, facing onto College Green, Jonathan Gibbs will be selling a collection of secondhand books, music and other festival related ephemera throughout the week.
Designer Crafts MarqueeAdjacent to the Festival Marquee, members of the craft guilds of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire offer an enticing display of multi-disciplined items, ideal to take home as gifts or to keep as mementos of the festival.Open daily from 10 am – 7.30 pm.
Players on the GreenTwice daily, at lunchtime and early evening, a range of local performers provide free entertainment on College Green – a perfect excuse to grab a snack and soak up the festival atmosphere. Full details of performers and timing will be available here, in advance of the festival.
EXHIBITION: John Rowlands-PritchardIn the same building as the ticket office, Opus Anglicanum director John Rowlands-Pritchard and creator of this year’s cover image (taken from the libretto of Jonathan Dove’s There Was a Child) exhibits hand painted inscriptions on canvas panels featuring texts from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and other passages on angels and music.Exhibition open daily 10 am – 7 pm