The Firs

The Firs

Things to see and do

Coln Music Group playing at the opening

Music at The Firs 

Come and listen to classical music performed in the birthplace of one of England's finest composers.

Edward Elgar in his Ark

Fun at The Firs during February half-term  

What can you do at the Elgar Birthplace this February half-term?

Upcoming events

David Birtwhistle Worcestershire and The National Trust exhibition at The Firs

Sat 20 Jan 2018
Local artist David Birtwhistle displays his best loved locations around Worcestershire and National Trust sites around the UK at The Firs.

Vocal Variations at The Firs

Sat 27 Jan 2018
Come and listen to a concert by Vocal Variations

The Full English

Fri 09 Feb 2018
We will feature two 45 minute performances by Janet Thomas (viola) and Ann Marshall (piano) called "The Full English" in the Carice room.

Make your own slime

Fri 16 Feb 2018
Inspired by Elgar the scientist why not create your very own slime.

Elgar the scientist microscope trail

Sat 17 Feb 2018
Delve deeper into the life of Elgar the scientist with our microscope hunt.

Science Experiments

Sat 17 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.
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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