GeoFest is the Abberley and Malvern Hills Geoparks annual celebration of events.  The members of the Geopark Forum host events throughout June, July and August that highlight and promote the geology, landscape and associated heritage of the Geopark.

GeoFest events include walks, talks, exhibitions, demonstrations and children’s and family activities along with ‘Ask the Expert’ sessions and demonstrations which explore the geology, landscape, history and wildlife of the Geopark.

Venues for the events include:

  • Severn Valley Country Park Visitor Centre in Alveley, Shropshire
  • Bodenham Arboretum, Wolverley, Worcestershire
  • Wyre Forest Discovery Centre
  • Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire
  • The Engine House (Severn Valley Railway) in Highley, Shropshire
  • Hartlebury Museum
  • Cob House Fisheries
  • The Hive, Worcester
  • Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
  • Worcester and Gloucester Cathedrals

GeoFest is launched by the Geopark president, Chris Darmon. Chris is well known to many for his passion for geotourism in the UK and overseas, his communication of geology to the general public and as Editor of Down to Earth magazine.