2012 British Asparagus Festival
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 - Thu, 21 Jun 2012
Vale of Evesham, Monday 23 April to Thursday 21 June 2012
The Vale of Evesham is renowned for its production of this most luxurious vegetable - asparagus or “Gras” as it is locally known. Many asparagus related events take place throughout the Vale between 23rd April and 21st June each year, offering the opportunity to taste, buy, cook and learn about one of the nations most sought after delicacies
St Georges Day sees the launch of the Asparagus Festival with the Great British Asparagus Run celebrating all thing good and great about England. A special form of transport will be carrying a giant round of asparagus from The Fleece Inn, Bretforton to Stratford Upon Avon, the home of Shakespeare.
For more information visit the 2012 British Asparagus Festival website.