Bewdley Festival will be packed with international talent, running in various arts venues across the town from 11-15 October.

A mix of comedy, music, poetry and much more, the event opens at the Festival Theatre at Mercure Bewdley Heath Hotel on the evening of 11 October, featuring folk artist Eliza Carthy.

Saturday 12 October features a comedy performance from Jon Culshaw and Bill Dare, with poet Benjamin Zephaniah appearing on 13 October.

An Evening with Kate Humble takes place on 14 October and closing the event on 15 October will be BBC broadcaster Adrian Chiles.

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