The Firs

The Firs

Things to see and do

Upcoming events

David Birtwhistle Worcestershire and The National Trust exhibition at The Firs

Sun 25 Feb 2018
Local artist David Birtwhistle displays his best loved locations around Worcestershire and National Trust sites around the UK at The Firs.

Make your own slime

Sun 25 Feb 2018
Inspired by Elgar the scientist why not create your very own slime.

Elgar the scientist microscope trail

Sun 25 Feb 2018
Delve deeper into the life of Elgar the scientist with our microscope hunt.

Science Experiments

Sun 25 Feb 2018
Get up close and personal with fascinating scientific experiments you can try at home. From walking water to tornado bottles be astounded and surprised.

Making a Song and Dance

Fri 02 Mar 2018
Janet Thomas (viola) and Ann Marshall (piano) will play a selection of pieces focussing on song transcriptions, folk song arrangements, and different styles of dance music, from 17th to 20th century.

Volante Strings - A Herald to Spring

Sat 03 Mar 2018
An evening programme of music performed by Volante Strings to include:
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Get involved

a group of visitors in the birthplace garden

Get involved as a volunteer 

We're lucky to have many wonderful volunteers at The Firs who support us in many different ways you could help bring Elgar's birthplace to life.

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Joe Tierney talking to a group of visitors

Group visits 

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

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Our work

Alison working in the garden

Our work 

Read about how we are helping to look after and conserve the Elgar Birthplace.

The team at the Firs

Meet the Team 

Meet the team that make The Firs a great place to visit