Midsummer Malvern, formerly Malvern Civic Week, offers local residents and visitors a rich programme of activities to suit all interests and pockets throughout the week. Cultural events, trips, talks, concerts, dancing and walks all celebrate the beauty of this area, Special focus will be given to the friendship between Tolkien and C S Lewis and the influence Malvern had on them.
Malvern Museum will have a new display devoted to Midsummer Hill, the Iron Age hillfort. There will be a quiz based on black and white photographs of Great Malvern taken in the 1950s, and for children ~ oh alright, families! ~ there will be a hunt the Hobbit ears in various displays around the museum
A talk by the well-known local historian, John Harcup, will examine the contributions of a surprising number of doctors who helped place Malvern on the healthy places to visit map since the 14th century. It will be an illustrated talk and tickets (£8) can be obtained from Malvern Theatre