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Clubs & Societies

 

Upton Folk Festival

Upton Folk Dance and Song Society organise the Upton Folk Festival (May Day Bank Holiday weekend) and other occasional folk related events.

 

Upton Blues Festival

Upton Blues Festival has grown from a small event in a couple of pubs into a festival that swamps the town with many thousands of music fans, two main stages, an acoustic stage and ten pub venues creating over 100 performances in three days.  

 

Upton Jazz Festival

Upton upon Severn is the home of the world-famous International Jazz Festival, which attracts thousands of visitors in the last weekend of June. It features around 60 concerts of New Orleans and Classic Jazz, Swing and Jive music, plus street parades and a jazz Church Service. The Festival reached its 29th year in 2014 and remains a charity; at its heart is the highly regarded Best of Young Jazz educational project for young musicians.
 

Upton in Bloom

A voluntary organisation, which plants & maintains floral displays and permanent beds in the town.   We also help the local authorities by weeding, planting trees and permanent plants and carry out general maintenance of various areas as and when we can.  Our much-admired floral boats, troughs and barrels are paid for by obtaining sponsorship, from fundraising and donations.   We always welcome new volunteers!

We have entered Upton upon Severn into the annual RHS Heart of England in Bloom campaign (www.heartofenglandinbloom.co.uk) since 2003 and have gained a Gold award every year.  We have also been awarded two Silver Gilt awards in the RHS Britain in Bloom campaign. 

Our Upton in Bloom diary can be accessed at www.upton.uk.net, using the link under ‘Recent Additions’.  Our Chairman, Jackie Surtees’ email address is chairman@uptoninbloom.co.uk

 

Upton Sunshine Festival

Upton's music festival that takes place annually on the August Bank Holiday weekend.

 

Upton Town Partnership

The Upton Town Partnership is comprised of members of local organisations who come together to identify, develop and deliver beneficial improvements to the area by working in partnership with the community, including preparation of informative materials for visitors and residents based on local historical research. If you with to comment or become involved, please contact us at uptontownpartnership@gmail.com

 

Upton Business Association

The Upton Business Association works closely with local traders and MHDC to be the recognised voice of business in the Upton area, and to sustain and enhance the economic success of our town. We focus on providing relevant and helpful projects and services to all local businesses. For questions, comments or membership enquiries please contact us at secretary@uptonbusiness.co.uk. The Upton Business Association are responsible for the Upton Town Guide.

 

Upton Baptist Church

The Upton upon Severn Baptist Church is a member of The Baptist Union of Great Britain, The Heart of England Baptist Association and The Evangelical Alliance. For information about our Pastor, our Deacons, what we believe and the church's history, please visit our website.

 

Upton Rugby Club
 

 

Welland Juniors Football Club

Welland Junior Football Club is an FA Charter Standard Community Club and during 2008 were presented with the ‘County Winner Club Award' in recognition of their commitment to:

The Club is based at Spitalfield, in Welland village, and provides boys and girls league and non league football training. If you are interested in joining Welland Junior Football Club please visit their website.

 

Tewkesbury Netball Club

Tewkesbury Netball Club is newly formed & looking for players. We are a senior club for anyone over the age of 14 & absolutely no upper age limit with players joining in their 40s & 50s as beginners & really enjoying it. The club trains every Wednesday at Bredon School, Bushley - about 10 mins from Upton. To find out more, please contact Charley Todd on 07449 769765 or by email at tewkesburynetballclub@outlook.com

 

Pepperpot Players

Pepperpot Players is an amateur dramatics group based in Upton upon Severn. We meet every Monday and Wednesday 7.30pm - 9.30pm at Upton upon Severn Memorial Hall. Whatever your talent on stage, backstage or as part of our band, we would love to see you. New members always welcome.

 

Upton Youth Band

Upton Youth Band is a non profit making independent youth organisation currently consisting of young people from within and around Upton upon Severn & Malvern in Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. We are a show band consisting of Brass, Percussion - Drums, Tuned Percussion and Colourguard with a small group of woodwind for concerts only. Rehearsals are held every Thursday evening at the Hill Centre, Tunnel Hill, Upton upon Severn.   

 

Royal British Legion

The Upton Branch of the Royal British Legion meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Upton Social Club at 7.30pm. Monthly speakers and other social events throughout the year. New members always welcome.

 

Hot Peppers WI

Formed in June 2013, we are the newest of the Severn Group of the Worcester Federation. Our group is vibrant and full of characters of all ages - we welcome all women and always offer a friendly atmosphere to all that walk through our door. As a newly founded WI, we are all novices willing to get stuck in and are always open to suggestions on how to improve and evolve to make Hot Peppers a great experience. Come and visit us - Your first meeting is absolutely FREE and there is no obligation to join, though you may be tempted when you see the cake! See our programme for our up and coming events and meetings.



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