Exciting, in every senseWe’ve got a breadth of performances, activities and events to excite every passion and awaken every sense.
For your eyes and ears, you’ll find a host of regular performance art including music, comedy and theatre. If you prefer something more hands-on try an arts and crafts session - such as a potters wheel workshop. Our many country gardens will give your sense of smell a floral treat.
You can find out what’s happening, when and where, during your stay by searching our What’s On calendar.
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Ross Cider Festival – The Gathering A weekend of camping, music, food and more music! Camping available at Ross Cider Festival – The Gathering. Breakfast served from 9 am, other food available 12 noon to 10 pm. Main Bar open 11 am to 11.45 pm Live music from 5 pm at Ross Cider Festival – The Gathering: sessions from The Fred Roberts’ Family, Vapor and Le Freak, followed by Los Squideros. Dance the night away! Tickets available at The Yew…Read More... Find out more »
The sheer strain of spreading joy around the world for more than 25 years as Old and New Rope has proved too much. Audiences’ laughter muscles have been stretched and twanged and they too need a rest. But, before these ageing folk-cabaret artistes go their separate ways, they are doing a farewell lap of honour, a celebratory extravaganza of their finest routines with elements of circus, clowning, vaudeville, slapstick and sheer inspired silliness are spliced with beautiful acoustic music. For…Read More... Find out more »
The tower of St James’ Church, Wigmore, will be open for guided tours on Saturday 1st August, at 10.00 and 11:00 a.m. 2:00, 3:00 and 4.00 p.m. Come and learn the history of this thousand-year-old church and its 14th century tower. Discover the mystery of the bullet holes in the weather-cock, and why a vintage Bentley was essential to its survival. Juniors under 8 can be occupied (with drawing or stickers) while waiting for older members of the family. Parking…Read More... Find out more »
Ross Cider Festival – The Cider Makers A weekend of cider, music, food and more cider! Breakfast served from 8 am, other food available 12 noon to 10 pm. Main Bar and Guest Cider Makers open 12 noon to 11.45 pm. Live music from 1pm including: Taeppeda, Border Reelers, Jessica Morgan, Stash, Psoh Frocks and Beatbox, Burnside and finishing the evening Ushti Baba! Tickets available from The Yew Tree Inn, Peterstow: without camping £40, with camping Thur – Mon £55.Read More... Find out more »
On Saturday 5th September, nine local bands will be taking to the Alma’s stage – the same venue which is famous for hosting the highly successful annual Linton Music Festival which attracts artists and music lovers from afar. But Linton Summer Sessions is a much smaller, more intimate music event, where local bands play for local people to raise money for local charities. After a short break, this one-day, family-friendly, outdoor music festival is back by popular demand. The focus…Read More... Find out more »
The Leominster Food Fayre – Saturday 5th September 2015. 10am until 4pm. Leominster Town Centre. Free entry. Join us to celebrate the best food and drink the North Herefordshire, South Shropshire, West Worcestershire and the Welsh Border area has to offer. The first Leominster Food Fayre is taking place in Corn Square and Broad Street. “The S&A Big Picnic” taking place on The Grange will feature family entertainment and an area for you to bring your own picnic blanket and…Read More... Find out more »
As part of Croft’s ongoing First World War programme: Uncover the stories of the 4 members of the Croft family during the war. Learn about what happened to them and the castle during this time and what life was like on the home-front. Talks, tours, clothing, memorabilia, displays and demonstrations from a tragic but not forgotten era.Read More... Find out more »
Ross Cider Festival – The Brunch & Fade Out A weekend of cider, music, food and more cider! Breakfast served from 8am, other food available from 11am. Main Bar from 11 am to 5 pm. Live music from 12 pm to 4 pm The Barn at Broome Farm will close at 5 pm, but the ‘Festival Fringe’ at the Yew Tree Inn will continue with Live Music through Sunday evening. FREE ENTRY ON SUNDAY – EVERYONE WELCOME! Weekend tickets available…Read More... Find out more »
The internationally acclaimed British pianist Mark Bebbington will give a piano recital in the lovely setting of Hellens, Much Marcle. The critical plaudits which have greeted Mark’s performances and recordings have singled him out as a British pianist of the rarest refinement and maturity. His programme will comprise some of the best loved works in the piano repertoire: Beethoven’s ‘Appassionata’ Sonata, four works by Chopin (Barcarolle, Tarantella, a Nocturne and the B flat minor Scherzo), Franck’s Prelude, Chorale & Fugue,…Read More... Find out more »
Artist and writer Jackie Morris has written and illustrated a beautiful book telling the remarkable story of a peregrine falcon saved from the sea off the Pembrokeshire coast. At a talk in Rossiter Books in Ross on Wye she will recount the story of how the bird met the right person at the right time, of the incredible bond which developed between woman and bird and ultimately how the bird was returned to the freedom of the skies.Read More... Find out more »
Yolande Watson, Founder of the Hedgehog Festival in Ross-on-Wye, is giving a fascinating talk on the history and culture of hedgehogs from 25,000 BC to present. Learn why the hedgehog was revered by ancient civilisations and why that changed. £5 per person. Limited places available so please book in advance. Venue: Return to Splendour, Vintage Tearoom, 20 Gloucester Road, Ross-on-Wye HR9 5LQ. Contact Louisa on 07482 343009 The price of the ticket covers the cost of refreshments (a cup of…Read More... Find out more »
Hay History Weekend 2015 will take place on Sep 11th, 12th & 13th Sep at Hay Castle. Our theme this year are Agincourt and we have a packed programme of events including talks, film, theatre, workshops, pop up museum and guided tours. We start with a guided tour of medieval Hay on Friday at 11am, followed by a screening of Henry V at Booth’s Cinema at 5pm and then a talk by Armourer specialist Bob Woosnam-Savage in the Castle at…Read More... Find out more »