The Fulke Greville Festival 2018 is a celebration of the history, poetry, music, life and legacy of Sir Fulke Greville (1554-1628), Alcester’s most famous Elizabethan.

As 2018 marks the 400th anniversary of his funding of Alcester Town Hall and the 390th anniversary of his death, a calendar of special events will bring to life the many cultural interests and achievements of this intriguing figure from Warwickshire’s past.

A series of organised events, lectures, talks, guided walks and a concert will run from Friday 28 - Sunday 30 September 2018, and be based in and around Alcester and Warwickshire, the town and county of his birth.



We are thrilled to announce that our ‘Sonnets & Songs’ event on the 29th September will include the World Premiere of Stuart Fortey’s tragicomedy Greville’s End.



Click here to listen to a radio interview on Welcombe Radio with one of our co-organisers!


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Consisting of engaging lectures, walking tours and concerts, the festival will bring to life the history and legacy of this most extraordinary figure from Warwickshire's past.

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