As detailed in the programme, the Festival is held at various venues around Great Malvern. Zoom in below for more detail.
To help you walk between many of the venues, why not use our exclusive Innovation Get-around map and follow the pavement markers around town during the Festival week?
The Malvern Theatres is located in Great Malvern a short walk from the railway station and surrounding shops, cafes and restaurants. The Theatres, founded as the Malvern Assembly Rooms in 1884, have been host to numerous inspiring festivals and theatrical productions over the years, making it a fitting venue for showcasing the latest thinking in business and technology. Refreshments are also available within the Theatres complex at the Bistro.
Next door to the Malvern Theatres is the smaller Coach House Theatre, the home of the Malvern Theatre Players’ and other community arts activities.
The Gryphon Room in the New Sports Complex at Malvern College can be reached via both Woodshears Road or Thirlstone Road, and has some parking from both approaches. It is also only a short walk from both Great Malvern town centre and Great Malvern railway station. St Edmund's Hall is situated on the corner of College Road and Priory Road. The College was founded in 1865, and amongst its notable alumni (Old Malvernians) are two Noble Prize Winners Francis William Aston (1922, Chemistry) and James Meade (Economics, 1977).
The Three Counties Showground is situated about 3 miles south of Great Malvern and is the home of Three Counties Agircutural Society that was founded as the Herefordshire Agricultural society in 1797. The venue hosts numerous key events for the region including the Royal Three Counties Show and has good access for school coaches for the Next Generation Innovators day.