Cherry Fair and 1940s weekend

cherries in a cup

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 July 

10am - 4pm

A free family event with something for everyone!

Sixty years ago Bewdley was the centre for a flourishing cherry trade and with a 200 year tradition of an annual Cherry Fair since at least 1817. So we hope that people may learn of former times and support our effort to rescue the different varieties of cherry. The event is a joint event with the Civic Society telling visitors the history of the cherry orchards in Bewdley. Read historical notes for the Cherry Fair courtesy of Bewdley Civic Society.

Throughout the weekend:

  • 1940s re-enactors 
  • Children's activities including a cherry hunt!
  • Classic cars
  • Craft stalls
  • Air raid shelter will be open
  • A host of cherries and cherry trees available to buy
  • Live entertainment from 1pm until 3pm