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Worcestershire's Aspara-tastic Music & Food Festival!

Ashdown Farm, Badsey, Evesham

 Fri 2 for campers only, Sat 3 June 10am - 11pm & Sunday 4 June 10am - 5pm

Voted "Best Festival in Worcestershire" in the What's On Readers Awards 2017!


View the full 2017 programme

The 2017  line up so far....

2 music stages with Dr Feelgood, 3 Daft Monkeys, The Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Rajasthan Heritage Brass Band, Misty's Big Adventure, Betsy Harmony, Wilfs Carnival Band, Another Country, Poor Boys of Worcester, The Peas, Tazmin Barnes, Brimstone, FiddleBop & more

Asparalympics / Asparagus Eating Competition / CBeebies Mr Bloom / Katy Ashworth from CBeebies I Can Cook!

Cookery Stage with Wots Cooking featuring Felice Tocchini / Thomas Court (Sticky Fig) / Tom Cumberland

 Family Cookery / Duck Herding with The Quack Pack / Falconry Days / Junkfish / Storytelling / Madame Zucchini / Music / Dance / Workshops / Walkabout Shows 

Vintage & Classic Vehicle Displays / Craft & Food Stalls / Real Ale & Cider Festival / Cocktail Bar

 Roll up, roll up for a tub-thumping mix of magical music, the freshest of food, fascinating country crafts, frolicsome fun, barrels of beer …. 

  And…Awesome Asparagus!

 Appearances from The World-Famous Asparamancer, Gus and the Asparafairy, plus Asparagus Eating Competitions, Recipe Competitions and the Crowning of the Asparagus King and Queen! 

Want to take part in the Asparagus Eating Competition? Contact us for an application form!

"Super little festival. Great for the kids, and we were able to take our dog."
"Family friendly, perfectly proportioned. We are loving the weekend camping option, means we can meet up with friends and have a fabulously entertaining weekend together."
"Absolutely brilliant. The children thought it was their best festie EVER"

 "Excellent, lots of variety and plenty of activities and displays to keep the kids interested. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and stall holders"

 "fun, frolics and giggles" 


All profits from Asparafest go to charity. Our 2017 Charity in Acorn Hospice.

In the past we have supported Evesham Volunteer Centre and their POPI Project, the Evesham Bell Tower Appeal, Birmingham Children's Hospital. 

Want to be part of the Festival? We need volunteers to help at the ticket desk, backstage, on the gates, handing out programmes and more - Apply today!

 Asparafest is a not-for-profit event organised by Gras Roots with support from Moongazing Hare t/a The Fleece Inn & Wychavon Council & Worcester Ambassadors



Plan your visit : Read our Frequently Asked Questions

 Bretforton Silver Band Asparagus Auction

The Vale of Evesham has strong historical connections with the production of Asparagus and for years the biggest and best crop of the green spear has been auctioned off in aid of the Bretforton Silver band at the world renowned National Trust pub, the Fleece Inn. The Asparagus festival has been a yearly occurance at the Fleece for over 6 years and we have built up quite a following. Visit our Asparahistory page to read more on Asparagus Festivals past.