Worcester Student Guide
The city of Worcester sits in the West Midlands of England and has a population of roughly 101,328 according to the very most recent figures. It is twenty-seven miles South West of the city of Birmingham and is home to the twelfth-century cathedral Worcester Cathedral and was founded 680!
The city of Worcester is one of the oldest in the UK and is particularly proud of the history that they have, and the history is immortalised in one of the many museums that they have. They are all affordable and accessible to everyone including; Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, Museum of Royal Worcester and Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings.
There are a number of cinemas in the city too, which allow you to watch some of the latest and greatest in films right now. Worcester has everything from Odeon cinemas all the way through to Vue Cinemas, all of which are affordable. However, if you’re looking for more independent features, you should look into one of the city’s many film societies.
There are a number of famous people from Worcester too including; Edward Elgar, Ellen Wood, Dave Mason, Kit Harington, Andrew Hung and Thomas David.
There is an awful lot to do in the city of Worcester, whether you’re looking for restaurants, bars, grills, pubs or nightclubs, Worcester has you covered, as do we! We’ve compiled a list of three places that we think will be perfect and essential for you in your time in Worcester!
First up we have, Tramps Nightclub, which features some of the biggest live acts in England performing live and DJ sets too! Some of the best alcohol you’ve ever tasted and an amazing atmosphere that is only available here! We thoroughly recommend you check it out.
Bushwackers, is next on our list, featuring some of the biggest celebrities from around the UK coming along to visit and considering many their events are hosted by Nando’s, there is ample reason to come along and enjoy yourself in this amazing nightclub!
And finally we have Casablanca Wine Bar, and no we’re not talking about the hugely popular Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman film, we’re talking about one of the most charming wine bars in all of Worcester. The bar has been one of the mainstays of Worcester for some time, and we cannot recommend the great atmosphere and bar enough!
Worcester has many ways that they bring the community together, one of them being the Worcester Music Festival, which features some of the best local musicians that you’ve ever seen, the tickets are selling out, however, so make sure you grab some quickly! You’ll regret it if you don’t!
The transport in Worcester is very efficient, offering everything from bus services, to train stops all the way through to cycle paths. However, those of you looking for a mini-break abroad will have to travel some way to the closest airport to Worcester is Gloucestershire, which is twenty-five miles from the centre of Worcester.
The Sixways Stadium is home to Worcester Warriors a top Rugby Union team! It also hosts other events and performances, to checking their site for upcoming events is recommended. Tickets start from around £20 and you can get discount for group bookings.
MFA hosts 2 student nights; Mondays and Thursdays between 4 pm - 10 pm in which games cost £2 per student (NUS card required). Food and drinks are also discounted too.
Worcester Racecourse is an ideal day out with a group of friends and a chance to wear something fancy! Having some drinks in the sun (we recommend going in the summer) with some snacks, watching some exciting horse racing! They hold events throughout the summer in like a mini festival atmosphere.