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More details - Hillcroft - Open Garden for NGS
The garden is part of a 5 acre site on the lower slopes of Wapley Hill in the beautiful Lugg Valley. The highlight in mid summer is the romantic Rose Walk, combining sixty roses with mixed herbaceous planting set in an old cider apple orchard.
Hillcroft, Presteigne
Today

More details - June Poole of Crescent Plants talks about Auriculas
Tonight we will hear from June Poole of Crescent Plants talking about her speciality “Primula Auriculas”. June runs a small nursery specialising in named varieties of auriculas. Her many and varied customers include garden designers, botanical artists, photographers and country estates.
Wigmore Village Hall, Ford Street, Wigmore
Today

More details - Mike Swash, Nature Photograher
Mike Swash is a local photographer who captures the beauty and majesty of nature in his landscapes and intimate aspects of wildlife in his photographs. Made in Ross are delighted that Mike will be exhibiting in the gallery for the month of June.
Made in Ross Gallery, upstairs in the Market House in the centre of the historic town of Ross-on-Wye
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Berrington Hall - Look! Look! Look!
Experience Georgian splendour of the gardens from a contemporary take on a Georgian pavilion. Discover an installation in our Walled Garden from internationally renowned artists Heather and Ivan Morison.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - Ann Bangham-An ordinary woman
Discover a piece of Berrington’s past on display for the first time. From May onwards, observe up close the exquisite eighteenth Century Court Mantua dress once belonging to Ann Bangham, future wife of Thomas Harley and the first lady of Berrington Hall.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - 'Eye am She' by Lorna Brown
Experience an artistic response to the story of Ann Bangham, wife of Berrington’s original owner, Thomas Harley, as Herefordshire based artist Lorna Brown brings us ’Eye am She’. Join us as Lorna Brown introduces ’Eye am She’.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - A Dress Fit for a King
To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we’re revealing the hidden stories of women during the eighteenth century at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Funk & Soul at The Left Bank Village
We are super excited to invite you to our unique summer event Funk & Soul at The Left Bank Village. This laid back, chilled 70’s funk & soul inspired party experience is set within our stunning venue on the banks of the River Wye, in the fabulous Cathedral City of Herefordshire.
The Left Bank Village Bridge Street, Hereford
Fri 22 Jun

More details - From Gilbert and Sullivan to Broadway - concert
The award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society embarks on another summer tour, presenting music and song from 125 years of theatre. Don’t miss this evening of wonderful musical entertainment.
Weobley Village Hall, 8 Gadbridge Rd, Weobley
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Painting and drawing classes with Matthew Wood
Learn from local artist, Matthew Wood, who paints using his surroundings as his inspiration. Many of his paintings are created in one sitting and evoke the unique atmosphere and spirit of a place through his skillful brushstrokes and paintwork.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Hereford Shire Hall Ghost Hunt
Hereford Shire Hall Ghost Hunt. Built between 1817 and 1820, Hereford’s Shire Hall stands on the site of the county jail and is one of the oldest working courts in the United Kingdom.
Hereford
Sat 23 Jun

More details - From Gilbert and Sullivan to Broadway - concert
The award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society embarks on another summer tour, presenting music and song from 125 years of theatre. Don’t miss this wonderful evening of entertainment.
Eardisley Village Hall
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Music from the Home Front
Step back in time to 1918 and sing along to music from the Home Front, performed in the castle at Croft. Learn more about what life was like on the Home Front and women’s vital contribution to the war effort in the Ambassador’s Room.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ralph Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
12 amazing gardens set in the grounds of a gothic rectory. A family orientated garden with a twist, incorporating an Italian Piazza, an African Jungle, Dragon Pool, Alice in Wonderland and the elves in their conifer forest and new for 2017 ’The Monet Garden’.
Ralph Court Gardens, Bromyard
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Garden of the Wind at Middle Hunt House - Open Garden for NGS
A modern garden using swathes of herbaceous plants and grasses, surrounding stone built farmhouse and barns with stunning views of the Black Mountains.
The Garden of the Wind at Middle Hunt House, Hereford
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Croft's signature cloth
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Newton St Margarets Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three country gardens with very different styles in the picturesque Herefordshire Golden valley. Brighton House: a plantswoman’s garden of just over an acre, divided into several distinct areas crammed with many unusual and interesting plants.
Newton St Margarets Gardens, Hereford
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ledbury Summer Foraging Course
This beautiful, well situated venue is within easy reach of Malvern, Bromyard, Hereford, Worcester, Ross-on-wye, Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Ridgeway, Eastnor Castle, Ledbury
Sun 24 Jun, Sat 4 Aug

More details - Gypsy Jazz at De Koffie Pot, Hereford
Bon Accord Trio will be providing a session of gypsy jazz at De Koffie Pot, Hereford on Sunday 24th June
De Koffie Pot, Left Bank Village, Bridge St. Hereford
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Women and Power tours
To celebrate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, we’re redressing the balance at Croft and sharing the stories of some of the castle’s key women. 2018 marks 100 years since some women received the first vote.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Moors Meadow Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Gaining international recognition for its phenomenal range of wildlife and rarely seen plant species, this inspirational 7-acre organic hillside garden is a must see.
Moors Meadow Gardens, Bromyard
Mon 25 Jun, Mon 30 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - Women in the eighteenth century at Berrington
Enjoy guided tours detailing the life, love and loss of some of the key women who shaped and moulded the Berrington you see today.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Picturesque Tours of Fishpool Valley
Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Johnes II on a Picturesque tour through Fishpool Valley. Learn about the history of the landscape, as well as some of the mysteries which surround it.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Gorsley Village Hall, Quarry Lane, Gorsley, Ross-on-Wye
Fri 29 Jun

More details - From Gilbert and Sullivan to Broadway - concert
The award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society embarks on another summer tour, presenting music and song from 125 years of theatre. Don’t miss this wonderful evening of entertainment.
Lady Emily Community Hall, 16 School Rd, Tarrington, Hereford
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Byecroft - Open Garden for NGS
Developed almost from scratch over 10 yrs, Byecroft is a compact garden stuffed full of interesting plants, many grown from seed. Herbaceous borders, pergola with old roses, formal pond, lots of pots, vegetable garden, wild flower orchard, soft fruit area.
Byecroft, Leominster
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Volante Strings - Music for Celebration and Remembrance
An evening of string music reflecting Armed Forces Day and the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
The Lion Ballroom, Leominster
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Artist a& Author Event for Children
Artist Petr Horacek and Writer Nicola Davies draw and read from their book "A First Book of Animals" bringing to life the animals within. A relaxed, lively event for the young and not so
Abbots Lodge
Sat 30 Jun

More details - From Gilbert and Sullivan to Broadway - concert
The award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society embarks on another summer tour, presenting music and song from 125 years of theatre. Don’t miss this wonderful evening of entertainment.
Mansel Lacy Church and Community Hall
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Brockhampton Estate - An evening of song with Malvern Male Voice Choir
Join us for an evening of song with Malvern Male Voice Choir. Featuring songs from two World Wars plus a range of uplifting numbers from their wide repertoire. With canaps and drinks served in the courtyard. Experience the peace and tranquility of Brockhampton Estate after hours with Malvern Male Voice Choir.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Ross-on-Wye Summer Foraging Courses
Linton, on the outskirts of Ross-on-Wye is an exciting new venue for us. St Mary’s churchyard is home to one of the oldest Yew trees in Britain believed to be well over 1,000 years old!
The Alma Inn, Linton, Ross-on-Wye
Sat 30 Jun, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Summer Foraging Course
We’re looking forward to running more courses on the outskirts of Hereford by kind permission of the National Trust. The Weir Garden is a beautiful venue boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
The Weir Garden, Swainshill, Hereford
Sun 1 Jul, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Free Summer Garden Party in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support
Sunday 1st July 2018 Acts on Stage from 1pm Hog Roast, Sunday Lunch & FULL Menu – ALL DAY FREE Weston’s Cider Tasting Sessions Children’s Bouncy castle, Ice Creams
The Old Court Hotel Whitchurch
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - Conspiro clarinet ensemble
Watch as the walled garden comes to life with the sounds of the clarinet here a Berrington. Join us and listen to the wonderful sounds of the ’Conspiro Clarinet Ensemble’ as they give us a performance to make the walled garden come to life. Booking Not Needed.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Dean Burnett
Book Talk and signing
Rossiter Books, The Corn Exchange, Ross on Wye
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Down By the Riverside
Roaring Megs Goodrich Community choir are hosting an event in aid of The Haven Hereford An evening of singing. Bar available. Bring picnic/chairs. Raffle available
new barn house goodrich
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Rhodds Farm - Open Garden for NGS
The garden began in 2005. The site is challenging with steep banks rising to overhanging woodland but has wonderful views. Formal garden leads to dovecote and through to mixed borders with interest throughout the year. Double herbaceous borders of hot colours, several ponds, new arboretum, woodland planting.
Rhodds Farm, Lyonshall
Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Women at War weekend
Women formed the backbone of Britain’s effort to win the First World War, which contributed towards their eventual emancipation and the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which granted certain women the right to vote.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - 7th  - 15th July Made in Ross is part of the Forest And River Open Studios
the 14 artists and craft makers who make up the collective "Made in Ross" are delighted to be participating in the FAR Open Studios event this year.
Made in Ross Gallery, upstairs in the Market House in the centre of the historic town of Ross-on-Wye
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Hill House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre south facing hillside garden developed over past 40 years with magnificent views over unspoilt countryside. Some herbaceous around the house with extensive lawns and mown paths surrounded by roses, shrubs and specimen trees leading to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below house.
Hill House Farm, Knighton
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

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KATHY PRIDDIS Pottery for the home, including jugs, mugs, bowls, teapots, vases, etc PLUS ceramic animal sculpture: horses, hares, otters, foxes, owls - all high-fired and glazed with local clays PLUS water colour and pastel paintings of local scenes & cards
Round Oak Cottage, Hoarwithy Rd, Bridstow, Ross-on-Wye
Sat 7 Jul to Sun 15 Jul
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More details - Ross-on-Wye Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS
The Community Garden is a three and a half acre site in the centre of Ross. The project works mainly with adults with learning disabilities, mental health illnesses, dementia and those who are long term unemployed. Plants are for sale.
Ross-on-Wye Community Garden, Ross-On-Wye
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Woodview - Open Garden for NGS
Formal and informal gardens approx 4 acres in woodland setting. Herbaceous borders, hosta collection, mature trees, shrubs and seasonal bedding. Gently sloping lawns. Statuary and found sculpture, local limestone, rockwork and pools. Woodland garden, wild flower meadow and indigenous orchids.
Woodview, Ross-on-Wye
Sun 8 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Lower Hope - Open Garden for NGS
Outstanding 5 acre garden with wonderful seasonal variations. Impeccable lawns with herbaceous borders, rose gardens, white garden, Mediterranean, Italian and Japanese gardens. Natural streams, man-made waterfalls, bog gardens.
Lower Hope, Hereford
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - The Surgical Spirits Hospital Choir in the pavilion
Join us in the pavilion as the gardens are filled with the sounds of The Surgical Spirits. Step back in time and enjoy the sounds of the local choir, ’The Surgical Spirits’ as they fill the gardens with some classic songs. Booking Not Needed.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - A Dress Fit for a King
To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we’re revealing the hidden stories of women during the eighteenth century at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - Look! Look! Look!
Experience Georgian splendour of the gardens from a contemporary take on a Georgian pavilion. Discover an installation in our Walled Garden from internationally renowned artists Heather and Ivan Morison.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - 'Eye am She' by Lorna Brown
Experience an artistic response to the story of Ann Bangham, wife of Berrington’s original owner, Thomas Harley, as Herefordshire based artist Lorna Brown brings us ’Eye am She’. Join us as Lorna Brown introduces ’Eye am She’.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - Ann Bangham-An ordinary woman
Discover a piece of Berrington’s past on display for the first time. From May onwards, observe up close the exquisite eighteenth Century Court Mantua dress once belonging to Ann Bangham, future wife of Thomas Harley and the first lady of Berrington Hall.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Herbfarmacy - Open Garden for NGS
A 4 acre organic herb farm overlooking the Wye valley with views to the Black Mountains. Featured on BBC Countryfile, crops are grown for use in herbal skincare and medicinal products. Colourful plots of Echinacea, Marshmallow, Mullein (Verbascum) and Calendula will be on show as well as displays on making products.
Herbfarmacy, Hereford
Sat 14 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - Kite Festival
Once again the Hereford & Leominster Kite Festival will be held in the magnificent parkland at Berrington Hall. Kite flying has been popular for many centuries and this year we’ll host another year of the Hereford and Leominster Kite Festival.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Burnt House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre farmhouse garden developed over 35 years by current owners. Lawn with mixed borders, patio, pond and gazebo. Garden rooms including vegetable garden with raised beds, cut flower garden, parterre and gravel garden.
Burnt House Farm, Ludlow
Sun 15 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Women and Power tours
To celebrate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, we’re redressing the balance at Croft and sharing the stories of some of the castle’s key women. 2018 marks 100 years since some women received the first vote.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Kentchurch Court - Open Garden for NGS
Kentchurch Court is sited close to the Welsh border. The large stately home dates to C11 and has been in the Scudamore family for over 1000yrs The deer-park surrounding the house dates back to the Knights Hospitallers of Dinmore and lies at the heart of an estate of over 5000 acres.
Kentchurch Court, Pontrilas
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Garway Circus Day
Roll up, roll up!...We are putting together a gorgeous big fat day of circus fun and festivities!... www.happyscircus.co.uk will be pitching their 600 seater tent on Garway common in front of The Garway Moon pub and performing a show from 2pm.
Garway Common
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Weir Garden - 1920's summer Beach fun
It’s time to dig out the bucket and spades, come along to our 1920’s themed beach. It’s time to dig out the bucket and spades, come along to our 1920’s themed beach. With our sock puppet making at the tea tent to perform your own shows at our puppet theatre. Booking Not Needed.
The Weir Garden, Swainshill, Hereford,
Fri 20 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Weir Garden - 1920s Fair games trail
It’s beach time at The Weir Garden are you ready to follow our fun trail' Join us for a day of sunshine and sand as we bring the beach to you. Enjoy a fun family trail inspired by our 1920’s beach and win a prize at the end. Trails 2.50 per child. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
The Weir Garden, Swainshill, Hereford,
Fri 20 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Peter Pan trail
Fly away to the Neverland of Croft and join Peter and Wendy on this classic adventure around the gardens. ’Peter and Wendy’ by J. M. Barrie was first published as a novel in 1911.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 21 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Brockhampton Estate - Blitz Spirit outdoor games
Inspired by the simple games played during World War Two. Outdoor games for all the family, including giant jenga, noughts and crosses and croquet. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Brockhampton Estate - Make do and Mend Family Trail
Join us for an interactive trail all around the grounds at Brockhampton and learn some special skills. Learn some nifty tricks and discover the different ways that people used to ’make do and mend’ during the war. With plenty of interesting skills to uncover there will be something for everyone. 2.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Sat 21 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Great British Tennis Weekend
We are planning a jam packed day of fun on Saturday 21st July, including an organised coaching session at 1pm. Our tennis courts, practice court and croquet lawns will be available for everyone with teachers on hand and plenty of yummy light refreshments.
Eardisley Tennis Club, The Warf, Eardisley
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Berrington Hall - Robinson Crusoe Trail
Are you brave enough to embark on a daring adventure around the grounds of Berrington this holiday' Inspired by the popular eighteenth century children’s book written by Daniel Defoe, you too can step into the shoes of Robinson Crusoe.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sat 21 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Weir Garden - 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4
It’s time to tick off one of the 50 things from you book. Tick one of your 50 things activities with us. Collect a sticker and take part in a fun activity - don’t forget you to bring your book - if you don’t have one collect yours from the kiosk when you. Booking Not Needed. children welcome.
The Weir Garden, Swainshill, Hereford,
Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Our work in Fishpool Valley - Meet the ranger
Join our countryside ranger for a wander through Fishpool Valley and learn all about our ambitious restoration project to revive and conserve this Picturesque landscape. Find out all about our work in Fishpool Valley, including vital repair work to the dams, archaeological investigations and woodland management plans.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Wed 25 Jul, Thu 23 Aug

Friends of 3 Choirs Festival Art Exibition More details - Friends of 3 Choirs Festival Art Exibition
Among 32 artists and makers in this prestigious 3 Choirs Festival Art Exhibition, Kathy Priddis is exhibiting her 3 Cathedrals Series of watercolours PLUS sepia paintings and a large oil portrait of Joshua Bell playing ’The Kol Nidre’ PLUS small ceramic sculptures exploring the close relationship between
The Cathedral School Sports Hall, Castle Street, Hereford
Sat 28 Jul to Sat 4 Aug
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More details - The Picton Garden - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres W of Malvern Hills. Bulbs and a multitude of woodland plants in spring. Interesting perennials and shrubs in Aug. In late Sept and early Oct colourful borders display the National Plant Collection of Michaelmas daisies, backed by autumn colouring trees and shrubs.
The Picton Garden, Colwall
Sun 29 Jul, Mon 27 Aug, Mon 17 Sep

More details - Berrington Hall - The Ludlow Larks at Berrington
Grab your picnic hamper and relax in the walled garden as we are joined by local choir, ’The Ludlow Larks’. Listen to the sounds of local choir, The Ludlow Larks as they perform in the walled garden here at Berrington.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Brockhampton Estate - Brockhampton Wild Child Campout
Unleash your wild child side! Are you tough enough to brave the great outdoors at Brockhampton' Join us for a week of bushcraft, survival, foraging and den building ready for a finale of wild overnight camping in the orchard at Lower Brockhampton. Guided outdoor activities with Really Rural. Booking Essential.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - Tea with the Georgians
Step back in time and delve into the history of one of Britain’s most popular products; tea. Learn all about the etiquette behind tea and its colourful past. Join our volunteer and Georgian tea expert Eileen Dilley for an afternoon of High Tea with the Harleys.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sat 4 Aug, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Brockhampton Estate - HWAR Dog show
Join us for the annual charity dog show. Lots of fun categories for all types of dog. In support of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Animal Rescue. Family friendly dog show with entry categories for all breeds and a dog agility course.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Ivy Croft - Open Garden for NGS
A maturing rural garden with areas of meadow, wood and orchard, blending with countryside and providing habitat for wildlife. The cottage is surrounded by borders, raised beds, trained pears and containers giving all year interest.
Ivy Croft, Leominster
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Aulden Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Informal country garden surrounding old farmhouse, 3 acres planted with wildlife in mind. Emphasis on structure and form, with a hint of quirkiness, a garden to explore with eclectic planting. Irises thrive around a natural pond, shady beds and open borders, seats abound, feels mature but ever evolving.
Aulden Farm, Leominster
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - Boating on the lake
See Berrington’s landscape from a new perspective from our glorious lake. The best way to see the 14 acre lake is by boat. Hire a boat for a trip around parts of the lake and see some of the hidden spaces in the ’Capability’ Brown designed water habitat. Boat hire is for half an hour hire.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Trestle Summer Schools 2018
This Summer holiday Trestle will be running 2 unique holiday programmes jam packed full of drama and games for ages 4-7 and 8-14. Each day the participants will learn new skills from Trestle trained specialists and explore the theme to create their own story to share at the end of the week.
Trestle Arts Base, Russet Drive, St Albans, Herts
Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - The FB Pocket Orchestra at Berrington
Watch as the FB Pocket Orchestra bring us the sounds of the past here at Berrington. We are excited to welcome the FB Pocket Orchestra to Berrington to perform. Join us as they introduce jazz and blues to the walled garden and really bring it to life. Booking Not Needed.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Croft's signature cloth
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Pudleston Flower Festival
Pudleston Annual Flower Festival 11th and 12th August 2018 St. Peter’s Church Pudleston HR6 0QY from 10am to 5pm both days Is your weekend going to be MURDER ! Journey to the realm of Agatha Christie ‘Queen of crime’ .
St Peter’s Church Pudleston
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - The String Workshop at Berrington
Enjoy the gardens in a new way and enjoy the upbeat, traditional music from the String Workshop as they make the gardens come to life. Grab a take-away cup of coffee, or your picnic hamper and take up residence in the garden as you listen to the traditional sounds of the ’String Workshop’.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Out of the Box - an Exhibition by Malvern Makers
"OUT OF THE BOX", an exhibition of original designs by Malvern Makers, a group of mixed media textile artists who use both contemporary and traditional techniques in their work.
Weavers Gallery, Church Lane, Ledbury
Tue 14 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Immersion Theatre present 'Peter Pan'
Join us for a lovely outdoor theatre adaptation of the classic tale written by J. M. Barrie, ’Peter Pan’. Pack your picnics and join Peter, Wendy and the lost boys as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Mon 20 Aug

More details - Berrington Hall - Eboracum Baroque music in the pavilion
Eboracum Baroque return for some afternoon recitals in the eighteenth century inspired contemporary pavilion in the walled garden, designed by international artists Heather and Ivan Morison. Enjoy three half hour sessions of music between 12noon and 4pm.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Wed 22 Aug

More details - The Garden of the Wind at Middle Hunt House - Open Garden for NGS
A modern garden using swathes of herbaceous plants and grasses, surrounding stone built farmhouse and barns with stunning views of the Black Mountains.
The Garden of the Wind at Middle Hunt House, Hereford
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Brockhampton Estate - Bank holiday BBQ
Join us in the beautiful setting of Brockhampton for a bank holiday barbeque. Enjoy the bucolic beauty of the moated manor house and relax. Delicious food served for you so you can eat drink and be merry. Barbeque at Lower Brockhampton. Make the most of your bank holdiay and join us.
Brockhampton Estate, Estate Office, Greenfields, Bringsty
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Broxwood Court - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning 29 acre garden and arboretum, designed in 1859 by W. Nesfield for great-grandfather of present owner. Magnificent yew hedges and km long avenue of cedars and Scots pines. Spectacular view of Black Mountains, sweeping lawns, rhododendrons, gentle walks to summer house, chapel and ponds.
Broxwood Court, Leominster
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Grendon Court - Open Garden for NGS
A contemporary garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith. Planted on 2 levels, a clever collection of mass-planted perennials and grasses of different heights, textures and colour give all-yr interest. The upper walled garden with a sea of flowering grasses makes a highlight. Views of the new pond and valley walk.
Grendon Court, Ross on Wye
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Brockhampton Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Created from scratch in 1999 by the owner and Tom Stuart-Smith, this beautiful hilltop garden looks S and W over miles of unspoilt countryside. On one side a woodland garden and 5 acre wild flower meadow, on the other side a Perry pear orchard and in valley below: lake, stream and arboretum.
Brockhampton Cottage, Brockhampton
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Robert Lewis
Book talk and signing
Rossiter Books, The Corn Exchange, Ross on Wye
Tue 4 Sep

Kathy Priddis Art Class - 10 Wednesdays in term time More details - Kathy Priddis Art Class - 10 Wednesdays in term time
A 10-week Painting and Drawing Class. Newcomers most welcome to join this warm and friendly group – whether old hands, absolute beginners, or just rusty. Free taster session. Painting and drawing is a non-competitive activity!
SAXON HALL Saxon Hall, Hoarwithy Road, Hereford
Wed 5 Sep
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More details - h.Art - Herefordshire Art week
h.Art is a nine day art trail open to all with over 100 venues across Herefordshire. Artists, designers, craftmakers open their private studios. Galleries put on special events, whilst groups get together to put on one-off exhibitions, in a wonderful mix of interesting venues.
Wayward Cottage, Towtree Lane, Burghill
Sat 8 Sep to Sun 16 Sep

Herefordshire Art Week Open Studio Venue 48 More details - Herefordshire Art Week Open Studio Venue 48
Pottery for the Home, including jugs, mugs, bowls, teapots, salt pigs with hare figurines, vases etc PLUS Animal Sculpture, including horses, otters, foxes, hares and a big Hereford bull PLUS Figures Scuptures of musicians, Buddy Benches, Woody Art and much more, all high-fired with local clay glazes PLUS watercolour
Round Oak Cottage, Hoarwithy Rd, Bridstow, Rioss-on-Wye
Sat 8 Sep to Sat 15 Sep
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More details - Firework Champions on Saturday 8th September 2018,  Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1RL
Now in its 5th year, right here at Eastnor Castle - 4 great firework displays! Three of the UK’s best firework companies compete against each other with a 10-minute firework display choreographed to music followed by a finale display from organisers MLE Pyrotechnics.
Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Crohn's & Colitis Funday Sunday - Awareness Fete
All welcome to our Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness “Funday” Fete • Find out more about living with IBD, diet & medication • Meet others with IBD & the Herefordshire team • Children’s playground & activities • Fun for all the family - quizzes & games • Food, teas and cakes & live music For more information:
Bartestree Village Hall, Bartestree, Off the A4103 Worcester Road from Hereford
Sun 9 Sep

More details - The Brooks - Open Garden for NGS
This 2½ acre Golden Valley garden incl part-walled enclosed vegetable garden and greenhouse (wind/solar-powered), orchard, ornamental, perennial, shade and shrub borders, wildlife pond, evolving arboretum cum coppice, and meadows with stunning views.
The Brooks, Pontrilas
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Hill House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre south facing hillside garden developed over past 40 years with magnificent views over unspoilt countryside. Some herbaceous around the house with extensive lawns and mown paths surrounded by roses, shrubs and specimen trees leading to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below house.
Hill House Farm, Knighton
Sun 16 Sep, Sun 14 Oct

More details - Lower Hope - Open Garden for NGS
Outstanding 5 acre garden with wonderful seasonal variations. Impeccable lawns with herbaceous borders, rose gardens, white garden, Mediterranean, Italian and Japanese gardens. Natural streams, man-made waterfalls, bog gardens.
Lower Hope, Hereford
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Wigmore Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The ancient village of Wigmore is known for its C12 castle, home to the Mortimer family and now a ’romantic ruin’, and its medieval church. The two gardens are both within 100yds of the parking area.
Wigmore Gardens, Leominster
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Winchester Half Marathon
Winchester Half Marathon starts and finishes in the centre of Winchester outside the Guildhall, it is a very scenic route through the idyllic setting of the countryside and takes in landmarks such as St Catherine’s Hill, Winchester Cathedral and King Alfred the Great.
Winchester Guildhall
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Charity Golf Day
A Charity Golf day in Support of Home-Start Herefordshire. A local Charity that give support and encouragement to fragile and vulnerable families in the county Playing teams of 4 1st 2nd and 3rd prizes to be won. Nearest to the pi, and longest drive and a raffle!!
The Herefordshire Golf Club, Wormsley, Hereford
Fri 28 Sep

More details - The Old Corn Mill - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres of woodland, meadows, ponds and streams. A tranquil and relaxed country garden of scents, sights and sounds. Interest all year with drifts of tulips, wild daffodils and common spotted orchids in spring. Good Autumn colour.
The Old Corn Mill, Ross-on-Wye
Sun 30 Sep, Sun 7 Oct

More details - Southbourne & Pine Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
2 south facing adjacent gardens totalling 4½ acres, opened as one, with panoramic views over Bodenham Lakes to the Black Mountains and Malvern Hills. Southbourne: Steep access to 2 acres of terraced lawns, herbaceous beds, shrubs and developing woodland.
Southbourne & Pine Lodge, Hereford
Sat 6 Oct and Sun 7 Oct

More details - The Picton Garden - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acres W of Malvern Hills. Bulbs and a multitude of woodland plants in spring. Interesting perennials and shrubs in Aug. In late Sept and early Oct colourful borders display the National Plant Collection of Michaelmas daisies, backed by autumn colouring trees and shrubs.
The Picton Garden, Colwall
Mon 8 Oct, Sat 20 Oct

More details - Ralph Court Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
12 amazing gardens set in the grounds of a gothic rectory. A family orientated garden with a twist, incorporating an Italian Piazza, an African Jungle, Dragon Pool, Alice in Wonderland and the elves in their conifer forest and new for 2017 ’The Monet Garden’.
Ralph Court Gardens, Bromyard
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Seabournes - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden on gentle slope on banks of R. Wye. Magnificent mature Magnolia, Acers, Ginko, Katsura and other fine trees and shrubs. Arts and Crafts summerhouse, original A&C garden layout under reconstruction. Ornamental pond with pagoda from Kerala. Woodland walk with views to the river. C12 chapel open.
Seabournes, Hereford
Sun 28 Oct

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