The Firs

Important notice -

The Firs is open from Friday 11 June, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. You will need to book your visit in advance. You will be turned away if you arrive without a booking. Bookings go live the Friday the week beforehand.

Birthplace of Sir Edward Elgar

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What's on

Please book before visiting  

The Visitor Centre, Exhibition spaces, Birthplace Cottage, Outdoor areas, Orchard Picnic area and Second hand bookshop are open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at The Firs from 11 June and you’ll need to book your tickets by 3pm the day before your visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking. We'll be releasing tickets every Friday. Please note we’ll be turning people away who arrive and haven't booked. We're looking forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to The Firs (30 July - 1 Aug)

Fri 30 Jul 2021
Book your timed entry to visit The Firs.
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Things to see and do

Walking the dog past Elgar mural

Visiting The Firs with your dog  

Following Elgar's great love of dogs, The Firs welcomes you and your four legged for a dog walk with a difference. Stroll in the cottage garden and woodland area as well as indoor exhibitions in the visitor centre.

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volunteers talking to visitors at the firs

Group visits 

Do you have a group who would like a bespoke visit to Elgar's Birthplace?

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