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Tenbury’s Mistletoe Festival is Managed by

The English Mistletoe Company, suppliers of quality fresh English Mistletoe.

Festival Day

Saturday 3rd December

11 am - 4:30 pm  

Dancefest are providing this years Mistletoe Maidens

Professional Support from:

Chloë, The Midnight Strory Teller will attend the festival to entertain all!


of the Midnight Storytellers


Tenbury Chamber of Trade – annual Santa Parade  concluding at St Mary's Church.

15.45 – GRAND FINALE –at The Pump Rooms for the digital animation – Under the Mistletoe

‘Under the Mistletoe’  is a digital storytelling extravaganza! In collaboration with Rhubarb Rhubarb to complete the fun at The Pump Rooms.

Tenbury Wells has a rich cultural heritage and as part of this year’s famous Mistletoe Festival on Saturday 3 December there are stories galore to be heard.

Rhubarb Rhubarb have been working with different community groups in Tenbury to unpick residents personal stories about the town and its mistletoe.  Working with digital media artist SDNA these are stories have been animated and will projected onto the unique building, The Pump Rooms which sits at the heart of the town, just as the sun sets (4.10pm).

Later in the evening at The Kings Head Rhubarb Rhubarb will host one of its signature live FREE Story Jams storytelling evenings headlined by Chloë, The Midnight Storyteller. With a pint in your hand and a packet of nuts you can listen to local people tell their short, true stories about Tenbury and its mistletoe.  It is a relaxed, engaging and fun evening in a pub – that perfect mix of people, stories and a pint.

 To find out more about Story Jams and Rhubarb Rhubarb head to www.facebook.com/rhubarbcreatives or @tworhubarbs”

Performances taking place at the Regal Cinema through out the day.

(Please note that timings are approximates and may be subject to change)




Crowning of this years Mistletoe Queen by the Mayor of Tenbury outside the iconic Regal Cinema.


MISTLETOE TALES AT THE REGAL : Chloë of the Midnight Storytellers presents a sparkling hour of wild winter fables and snowy stories, with Winter Tales contemporary dance performed by local children and choreographed by Janene Wyatt.


TALENT SPOTLIGHT! Collaboration with Tenbury Music Festival to find local young musicians. Successful auditions will perform at Tenbury Music Festival on Saturday 17th June 2017.  School, community choirs and musicians perform winter songs from around the world. Continues at 14.00


MISTLETOE TALES AT THE REGAL : repeat of morning performance with sparkling storytelling and junior contemporary dance


TALENT SPOTLIGHT! continues auditioning local choirs and musicians to win their chance to appear at Tenbury Music Festival on 17th June 2017


WINTER WARMERS: original poetry performed by members of Border Poets (TBC)

Festival Resources

Welcome to Tenbury Wells, England’s Capital of Mistletoe and the UK’s only Mistletoe Festival.

Market Stalls

Throughout the day there will be market stalls for your enjoyment out side S.E.N.S.E. Teme Side House, Teme Street. At the Pump Rooms, and at the King’s Head PH Cross Street. Pick up a voucher at S.E.N.S.E and redeem it at the King’s Head for a free gift. And as you walk through the town enjoy the festival events and other shops in the Town.

Click for further information on holding a market stall

Mistletoe Kissathon

Don’t forget that we are attempting to gain a world record for the most kisses under the Mistletoe, so make sure you join in with this years Mistletoe Kissathon and steal your kiss under the official mistletoe bunch!

Click Here for Further details

 Activity Zone at  Tenbury Library.

Free activities for children to have fun!  Also look out for books hanging from trees and lamp posts to take away to read. Pass on to a friend or stranger afterwards. Spread the love of reading…..

Water Zorbing

Between 12:30 and 16:00 Tenbury Swimming Pool will be hosting water Zorbing.

Contact the Swimming Pool Phone: 01584 810448 for further details  


The Druids Thanksgiving Ceremony

This will take place at 15:00 hrs on The Burgage- All are welcome