Rugby World Cup 2019

20 September – Sunday 2 November

As the birthplace of rugby, the town will kick off the Rugby World Cup with Regent Street, Sheep Street and High Street being kitted out with an aerial display of decorated rugby balls. Along Sheep Street, High Street and Market Place there will also be a pavement trail of rugby ball graphics. Plus 20 businesses will have their windows dressed for the event to support the different countries taking part in the World Cup.

A packed events calendar of sport, arts and culture are planned throughout the games, culminating in a Japanese themed fireworks display and Taiko Drumming performance, which you can read more about here