Our events

We have various events going on throughout the year. We have a dog show and fete twice a year, we hold coffee mornings on a regular basis and hold lots of other events including bric-a-brac sales, events with other local companies and we are currently planning an open day.

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, or on our blog, to see the new things we have planned.


Jenny & Stella

Volunteer Recruitment Day

Sunday 20th January

11 am - 1 pm

Do you have some spare time? Are you looking to spend some time with animals? Are you a DIY person? Do you have green fingers?

We have so many questions…..we imagine you might have some too!

On Sunday 20th January we will be hosting our next Volunteer Recruitment Day at our shelter. This is your opportunity to come along and meet the staff, talk to some of our current volunteers and find out more about the roles on offer and how you can support the work we do.

Some of our roles include:

  • Trustee
  • Voluntary Volunteer Coordinator
  • Receptionist
  • Cleaner
  • Kennel & Cattery Assistant
  • Gardener
  • Regular Dog Walkers & Cat Socialisers
  • Collection Driver
  • Foster Carer
  • Fundraising & Events Volunteer
  • Home Checker

You can find out more about each role by visiting our volunteering page here.

We look forward to seeing you on the day!

Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter, Hawthorn Lane, Newland, Nr. Malvern, WR13 5BD


Coffee Morning

Friday 1st March

10 am - 12 pm

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.

Where? The Guldhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY


Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show

Sunday 2nd June

10:30 am - 4 pm

Join us for our Grand Fete & Companion Dog Show, where you can enter you dog into our novelty classes. Alongside the dog show we have a host of stalls including:

  • Raffle
  • Tombola
  • Refreshments & Ice Cream
  • Variety of Stalls
  • Agility
  • Children’s 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 if you just want to come along to show your dog off, we would love to see you.

Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter, Hawthorn Lane, Newland, Nr. Malvern, WR13 5BD


Coffee Morning

Friday 12th July

10 am - 12 pm

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.

Where? The Guldhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY


Grand Fete and Fun Dog Show

Sunday 1st September

10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us for our Grand Fete & Companion Dog Show, where you can enter you dog into our novelty classes. Alongside the dog show we have a host of stalls including:

  • Raffle
  • Tombola
  • Refreshments & Ice Cream
  • Variety of Stalls
  • Agility
  • Children’s 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 if you just want to come along to show your dog off, we would love to see you.

Where? Worcestershire Animal Rescue Shelter, Hawthorn Lane, Newland, Nr. Malvern, WR13 5BD


Coffee Morning

Friday 11th October

10 am - 12 pm

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.

Where? The Guldhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY


Grand Christmas Coffee Morning

Friday 22nd November

10 am - 12pm

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.

Where? The Guldhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY