The centenary of the outbreak of World War One is a theme throughout the Three Choirs festival which opened on 26 July and runs until 2 August. For more information visit

The 1914 Three Choirs Festival Programme will be included in the Outbreak of War exhibition which will run from 1 August until 30 September at The Hive featuring photographs and documents from the County Archives showing scenes at Home and at the Front.

The Outbreak of War exhibition is part of the Worcestershire World War One Hundred project, funded through Heritage Lottery Fund and one of the largest programmes of events across England commemorating the First World War.

Involving cultural and heritage organisations County-wide, exhibitions, parades, concerts, church services, remembrance events and much more will take place across Worcestershire from now through to 2018 and beyond.

For the full programme, and details on up-coming events or to find out how you can donate or loan your WW1 artefacts visit: or follow @WW1Worcs.