Our events

Below are some of the events we have coming up in the coming months.

We are always planning new events so keep checking back on this page to see the new things we have planned.


February

Spring Bake Sale
When? Wednesday 26th February, 11:00 - 15:00 (or until we run out of goodies!)
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for a lovely afternoon full of tea, coffee, and a selection of cakes and sweet treats - including vegan and gluten free options. This event is free to attend with sweet treats and drinks available for you to purchase, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you’d like to make and donate some yummy treats, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



March

Spring Coffee Morning
When? Friday 20th March, 10:00 - 12:00
Where? The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

Come along to our coffee morning and help raise much needed funds for the shelter. There will be a variety of stalls including delicious homemade cakes, tea and coffee, tombola, gifts, jewellery and much more. You will also be able to meet some of our trustees and volunteers, who will happily chat with you about our shelter and future plans for the shelter. If you’d like to donate some yummy treats or raffle prizes, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


Spring Table Top Sale
When? Saturday 21st March, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Pop over to WARS to browse our first table top sale of the year. We will have a huge range of pet-related items for your pampered kitties and pooches! Not only will we have lots of bric-a-brac for sale, but we have pet food, treats, harnesses and leads, beds and baskets, car accessories and toys, as well as tea and coffee and plenty of cakes to enjoy while you shop. Come along and grab yourself a bargain, or simply stock up with some of the discounted food for your pets. All proceeds will go to support our vital work here at the Shelter. If you would like to donate items for the sale, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



April

Easter Scavenger Hunt with Dogs
When? Tuesday 14th April, 11:00 - 12:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for a fun morning with a WARS twist of an Easter egg hunt! Feel free to bring your dog if it is well behaved and calm around other dogs, as they can help you find things! Use your keen detective skills to crack the code and find a range of items and treats with your dog. See how many items you can find - there will be a prize for the team who finds the most items within the time limit! Tickets are £10 per team (maximum of 6 per team) and spaces will be limited. We recommend that any children participating are over the age of 5 and are supervised by an adult, and dogs must stay on the lead at all times. Please register your team by emailing us at events@wars.org.uk


Spring Fair
When? Saturday 18th April, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for our spring fair and see what goodies we have in store. We will have a mixture of local arts and craft stalls and vendors, snacks and refreshments, and activities for kids. There will be a small entry fee for this event and there will be food and drink for you to purchase from us, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you make arts and crafts and/or would like a table at this event, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



May

Members’ Meet and Greet
When? Saturday 2nd May, 13:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

To say a big thank you to all of our wonderful Long-Term, Bronze, Silver and Gold members that help us keep the shelter running and find animals their forever homes, we are hosting a thank you party for our members! Come along to meet each other, WARS staff and have a tour of the Shelter before ending with drinks and cake. Please note that this event is open to paying members only, all of whom will be invited. If you think we’ve accidentally missed your invite and you would like to come along, please email us at events@wars.org.uk to check your eligibility.


Scavenger Hunt
When? Saturday 23rd May, 13:00 - 15:00
Where? Malvern - TBC

Come along for a group scavenger hunt in Malvern! In teams, use your keen detective skills to find a range of obscure items across the town, taking photos of the items you find. See how many items you can find within the time limit, there will be a prize for the team who finds the most items before the time is up. Tickets are £10 per team (maximum of 6 per team). Children are welcome to attend but must be supervised by an adult at all times. Please register your team by emailing us at events@wars.org.uk


Bingo Night
When? Saturday 30th May, time TBC?
Where? United Reformed Church, Malvern Link, WR14 1SS

Join us for a fun prize-bingo night with all proceeds raised going directly to WARS. Details are yet to be finalised but there will be a fully licensed bar available and lots of fun to be had. Watch this space for more information and in the meantime get the date in your diary! If you’d like to donate a prize to be used for this event, please contact us at events@wars.org.uk



June

Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show
When? Sunday 7th June, 10:30 - 16:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Join us for our Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show, where you can enter you dog into our novelty classes and enjoy a fun day out in the sunshine. Alongside the dog show we have a host of stalls including:

  • Raffle
  • Tombola
  • Refreshments and Ice Cream
  • Variety of Stalls and Vendors
  • Agility courses
  • Games
  • And Much More…

It’s always a great day and a fantastic way to support WARS. Come along with your family and friends - 2 and 4 legged. If you have had a dog from us we would love to see you for a catch up or to see you show your dog off.

If you want to enter your dog in the dog show, please register on the day.

The dog show classes are as follows:

  1. Golden Oldie (over 7yr on day of Show)
  2. Prettiest Girl
  3. Most Handsome Boy
  4. Best Condition
  5. Waggiest Tail
  6. Best Junior Handler (under 16yrs)
  7. Dog Judge would most like to take home
  8. Best Rescue Trail Hound
  9. Best Crossbreed
  10. Best WARS Rescue Dog or Bitch
  11. Best in show

All proceeds will go to support our vital work here at the Shelter. If you would like have a stall at the show, or would like to donate raffle prizes and items for sale, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



WARS Volunteer Appreciation Day
When? Saturday 20th June, 12:00 - 14:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

To celebrate our fantastic volunteers and the support they give us, we want to welcome all of our wonderful volunteers that help us to look after our animals and keep the shelter running to a meet and mingle event over a BBQ! This is a perfect chance for our volunteers to meet each other, chat with the staff and the trustees, and have a nice afternoon. Please note that this event is open to registered volunteers only. If you volunteer with us and would like to come along, please register your place by emailing us at events@wars.org.uk


July

Summer Coffee Morning
When? Friday 17th July, 10:00 - 12:00
Where? The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

Come along to our coffee morning and help raise much needed funds for the shelter. There will be a variety of stalls including delicious homemade cakes, tea and coffee, tombola, gifts, jewellery and much more. You will also be able to meet some of our trustees and volunteers, who will happily chat with you about our shelter and future plans for the shelter. If you’d like to donate some yummy treats or raffle prizes, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



Summer Table Top Sale
When? Saturday 18th July, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Pop over to WARS to browse our second table top sale of the year. We will have a huge range of pet-related items for your pampered kitties and pooches! Not only will we have lots of bric-a-brac for sale, but we have pet food, treats, harnesses and leads, beds and baskets, car accessories, and toys, as well as tea and coffee and plenty of cakes to enjoy while you shop. Come along and grab yourself a bargain, or simply stock up with some of the discounted food for your pets. All proceeds will go to support our vital work here at the Shelter. If you would like to donate items for the sale, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


August

Summer Bake Sale
When? Saturday 1st August, 11:00 - 15:00 (or until we run out of goodies!)
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for a lovely afternoon full of tea, coffee, and a selection of cakes and sweet treats - including vegan and gluten free options. This event is free to attend with sweet treats and drinks available for you to purchase, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you’d like to make and donate some yummy treats, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


Summer Fair
When? Saturday 22nd August, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for our summer fair and see what goodies we have in store. We will have a mixture of local arts and craft stalls and vendors, snacks and refreshments, and activities for kids. There will be a small entry fee for this event and there will be food and drink for you to purchase from us, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you make arts and crafts and/or would like a table at this event, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



September

Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show
When? Sunday 7th June, 10:30 - 16:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Join us for our Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show, where you can enter you dog into our novelty classes and enjoy a fun day out in the sunshine. Alongside the dog show we have a host of stalls including: -Raffle

  • Tombola
  • Refreshments and Ice Cream
  • Variety of Stalls and Vendors
  • Agility courses
  • Games
  • And Much More…

It’s always a great day and a fantastic way to support WARS. Come along with your family and friends - 2 and 4 legged. If you have had a dog from us we would love to see you for a catch up or to see you show your dog off.

If you want to enter your dog in the dog show, please register on the day.

The dog show classes are as follows:

  1. Golden Oldie (over 7yr on day of Show)
  2. Prettiest Girl
  3. Most Handsome Boy
  4. Best Condition
  5. Waggiest Tail
  6. Best Junior Handler (under 16yrs)
  7. Dog Judge would most like to take home
  8. Best Rescue Trail Hound
  9. Best Crossbreed
  10. Best WARS Rescue Dog or Bitch
  11. Best in show

All proceeds will go to support our vital work here at the Shelter. If you would like have a stall at the show, or would like to donate raffle prizes and items for sale, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



October

Autumn Fair
When? Saturday 10th October, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for our autumn fair and see what goodies we have in store. We will have a mixture of local arts and craft stalls and vendors, snacks and refreshments, and activities for kids. There will be a small entry fee for this event and there will be food and drink for you to purchase from us, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you make arts and crafts and/or would like a table at this event, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


Autumn Coffee Morning
When? Friday 16th October, 10:00 - 12:00
Where? The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

Come along to our coffee morning and help raise much needed funds for the shelter. There will be a variety of stalls including delicious homemade cakes, tea & coffee, tombola, gifts, jewellery and much more. You will also be able to meet some of our trustees and volunteers, who will happily chat with you about our shelter and future plans for the shelter. If you’d like to donate some yummy treats or raffle prizes, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


Pumpkin Carving Contest
When? Thursday 29th October, 13:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along and join in with our pumpkin carving contest this Halloween! This is a perfect spooky event to attend in the build up to Halloween, children of any age are welcome but they must be supervised by an adult at all times. Tickets to this event will be £5 per pumpkin (which you can then take home), and we are asking for a small donation for any food and drink you purchase from us throughout the event with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals. If you would rather decorate a pumpkin, we can provide paint when requested in advance. We will be judging the carvings and a winner will be chosen and given a prize. If you would like to attend this event, please register with us at events@wars.org.uk


Halloween Quiz
When? Saturday 31th October, 19:00 - ? (Quiz starts at 19:30)
Where? United Reformed Church, Malvern Link, WR14 1SS

Come along to our fantastic Halloween Quiz Night with all proceeds raised going directly to WARS. There will be a fully licensed bar available serving beer, cider and wine as well as soft drinks, tea and coffee. We ask that there is a maximum of 6 people per team, but don’t worry if you don’t have a full team as you can partner up with other people on the evening! Tickets cost £5 per person, which will also include some nibbles throughout the quiz. There is a prize awarded to the quiz winners – so make sure you catch up on your Halloween knowledge! Fancy dress is encouraged as there is also a prize for the best dressed person. We will also have a raffle with lots of great prizes available to win. If you’d like to donate some raffle prizes, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



November

Autumn Table Top Sale
When? Saturday 14th November, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Pop over to WARS to browse our final table top sale of the year. We will have a huge range of pet-related items for your pampered kitties and pooches! Not only will we have lots of bric-a-brac for sale, but we have pet food, treats, harnesses and leads, beds and baskets, car accessories, and toys, as well as tea and coffee and plenty of cakes to enjoy while you shop. Come along and grab yourself a bargain, or simply stock up with some of the discounted food for your pets. All proceeds will go to support our vital work here at the Shelter. If you would like to donate items for the sale, please email us at events@wars.org.uk


Christmas Coffee Morning
When? Friday 27th November, 10:00 - 12:00
Where? The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY

Come along to our Christmas coffee morning and help raise much needed funds for the shelter. There will be a variety of stalls including delicious homemade cakes, tea and coffee, tombola, gifts, jewellery and much more. You will also be able to meet some of our trustees and volunteers, who will happily chat with you about our shelter and future plans for the shelter. If you’d like to donate some yummy treats or raffle prizes, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



December

Christmas Fair
When? Saturday 5th December, 11:00 - 15:00
Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

Come along for our Christmas fair and see what festive goodies we have in store. We will have a mixture of local arts and craft stalls and vendors, snacks and refreshments, and activities for kids. There will be a small entry fee there will be food and drink for you to purchase from us, with all proceeds going to fund our work helping animals looking for their forever home. If you make arts and crafts and would like a table at this event, please email us at events@wars.org.uk



Trailhound Meets

We are again holding our popular trailhound meets on site! This is a great opportunity to exercise your trailhound and let them run free with other trailhounds. You can then let your trailhound play with all their buddies and explore the site until the session ends. We ask for a small donation of £5 per household on the day and tea, coffee and cakes will be available to buy during the session. This is always a great, fun day and the dogs and owners have a great time. No need to book, just come along on the day.

Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter

What Time? 14:45 - 16:30
Dates:

  • 29th March
  • 26th April
  • 24th May
  • 28th June
  • 26th July
  • 30th August
  • 20th September
  • 25th October