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More details - Kington Art Society Spring Exhibition, Art and Craft on Sale -  free entry, refreshments available
Kington Art Society Spring Exhibition, local Art and Crafts on sale. Entry is free, children welcome. The event is held at Kingswood Village Hall, HR5 3HE (near to the Small Breeds Farm). Friendly atmosphere with refreshments available, disabled access and ample parking.
Kingswood Village Hall, Kington (near the Small Breeds Farm)
Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Presteigne Food and Flower Festival
A newcomer to the foodie calendar! A celebration of local food, producers and gardens at this new family-friendly festival on Bank Holiday Monday. Tempting stalls, open gardens, street food, demos, talks, fun competitions and more.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Mon 7 May

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 13 May

More details - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA (1917-1992) moved to London in the early 1950s where he remained until buying The Rodd near Presteigne in 1982. He founded the Trust there with his wife Mary (1926-2016) and continued to paint.
Sidney Nolan Trust The Rodd
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wind in the Willows by Box Tale Soup
A welcome return to Presteigne of Box Tale Soup with their beautiful new adaption of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved classic, featuring unique handmade fabric puppets and a charming original score. Commissioned by the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. A treat for all ages. A Mid Border Arts event.
Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Presteigne Food Market
Presteigne Food Market takes place from 9am to 1pm usually on the first Saturday each month at the Memorial Hall, Station Road, Presteigne. The market is a varied mix of craft as well as local produce stalls, with artisan apple juice, free range chicken produce, preserves, bakery, smokery produce, cheeses and olives.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Presteigne Food & Flower Festival
Presteigne will become a centre for culinary and horticultural celebration this May Bank Holiday. An unmissable event featuring producer market, street food, workshops, fun competitions, open gardens, children’s activities, brocante, talks, art exhibition and plenty to eat and drink of course!
In and around the town of Presteigne
Mon 7 May

More details - Bryan's Ground - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre internationally renowned contemporary reinterpretation of an Arts and Crafts garden dating from 1912, conceived as series of rooms with yew and box topiary, parterres, colour-themed flower and shrub borders, reflecting pools, potager, Edwardian greenhouse, heritage apple orchard, follies.
Bryan’s Ground, Presteigne
Mon 7 May

More details - Ruby Muse
RUBY MUSE is poet-musicians Jools Heyes & Malcolm Heyes. Their unique style wraps alternative blues, folk-rock and Brit-Americana around songs and poetry with diverse themes – from Greek myth and angels through to surrealist paintings and imploding stars.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Today

More details - Ollie West Band
The Ollie West Band are a 4 to 24 piece ensemble, creating new genre blending pop/fusion recognised by the likes of Bill Laurance and Dean Friedman.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Hay Chamber Music Festival
The Fourth Hay Chamber Music Festival will include the following events: Friday 27 April 7pm: ’Schubertiad’ with the Fitzwilliam String Quartet at St Mary’s Church HR3 5ED. Tickets: £15 (students £7.50). Saturday 28 April 10.
Hay-on-Wye/Y Gelli Gandryll Powys
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Mr. Woodnote, Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus
We warmly welcome back notorious street performer, Mr. Woodnote who this time brings with him Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus. Mr. Woodnote uniquely freestyles beats and riffs with only a microphone, a loop station, a saxophone and an electric saxophone. He will be creating his big and bouncy beats live-on-stage.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Hattie Briggs
Hattie is a 24 year-old singer-songwriter, recently named Fender Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017. Influenced by Foy Vance, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Goldfrapp, Pete Seeger, Regina Spektor and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings from the heart.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 11 May

More details - Larkham & Hall
Americana songwriters Sarah Larkham and Elliot Hall (accolades including Bristol Songwriter Of The Year award), create bittersweet, beautiful music with country elements, taking their influences from American folk, country and blues artists such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Zervas and Pepper
Zervas and Pepper are a Folk Rock duo from Cardiff who formed in late 2007. They play as a two piece outfit or a full band, and have a strong and growing presence on the UK-wide live circuit and international airtime, including appearances at theatres and festivals such as Glastonbury Festival and Green Man Festival,...
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 18 May

More details - Charity Music Night
Hay, Brecon & Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees presents a night of music featuring a wealth of talent in the form of Duncan McCorkindale, Adam Thorn, Nobby Wright, Josh Brown and friends. It will be a mix of Alternative, Country, Folk, Covers and Originals.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 19 May

More details - Exhibition: Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Life Drawing Morning
Our Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Today

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.
Cedar Hall, Dilwyn
Sat 12 May

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 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Foraging and Fine Dining
We will meet at Byford Court at 11am, the day starts there with canapes and a 30 minute introductory talk on foraging. Then we will head down the road to The Weir Garden, a beautiful National Trust property boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
Swainshill Hereford
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 29 May

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
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

Lucton Food Festival 2018 More details - Lucton Food Festival 2018
FREE ENTRY FOR ALL: nearly 50 local food and drink producers will be exhibiting and selling their excellent products or giving demonstrations throughout the day. Again this year, the event will showcase the wonderful and varied food and drink suppliers from this beautiful part of the world.
Lucton School, Lucton, Leominster
Sat 28 Apr
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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
Today, Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Life Drawing
Our regular Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Today

More details - Linocut Printmaking Day
The aim of this workshop is to provide a supportive and fun experience where you will learn new (or revive a previous) linocut printmaking skills and take home something you’ll feel proud of.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Sing Gregorian Chant Workshop
The Sing Gregorian Chant workshop is a chance to experience Gregorian chant in a friendly context. All are welcome; women and men, singers and non-singers. Beginners are encouraged to join, together with experienced singers.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Breaking the Rules with Watercolours
Having won Gold and Silver RHS medals for her Botanical Illustrations, Ruth Kirkby is very familiar with the rules of conventional watercolour painting.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 11 May

More details - Focusing Workshop: 'Being Within Me'
The practice of Focusing is about deepening inner awareness and acceptance of all parts of our self, enabling us better to flourish and live creatively. Following the successful Focusing workshop at Bleddfa last year, Elizabeth Halls is returning with four workshops in 2018.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 13 May

More details - The Elfin Knight and Other Stories
A coming-of-age story intended for adults and older children, this is a Spring time tale with music. On her sister’s wedding day, Mary wonders if it will ever be her turn to get married.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 18 May

More details - Llandod Ale Trail & Cider Nouveau Festival
Llandod Ale Trail & Cider Nouveau Festival Friday 4th PM – Mayday 7th May 2018 This includes. The Arvon Ale House, Llanerch Inn, Middleton Arms, a tented area, and the Conservative Club, which is open to all during the event.
Llandrindod Wells
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Woolschools at Wonderwool Wales
Thousands of fibre fans will leave next year’s Wonderwool Wales weighed down with their pick of wool and natural fibre products from more than 200 high quality stalls and some of the really lucky ones will also go home wearing the results of their own handiwork.
Wonderwool Wales Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Glanusk Welsh Stallion Show
Glanusk Stallion Show started in 1958 at the Glanusk Estate, near Crickhowell. The show is now held at the Royal Welsh Showground. The show has grown over the last 50 years to become one of the most popular shows for Welsh horse breeds. We are a Welsh Pony & Cob Society Silver Medal Show
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Sat 5 May

More details - Royal Welsh Spring Festival
A celebration of smallholding and rural life. The two-day festival, with its action-packed programme of entertainment, have-a-go educational activities, talks, workshops, displays and performances, offers the perfect family day out.
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Food Economy Campaign with Miss M. Fergusson
Help to win the First World War with Miss M. Fergusson! Join us for a Food Economy Campaign lesson and learn how to cook wartime recipes such as rice bread, sea pie (corned beef hash), barley broth, oatmeal pudding and more. Discover how women on the Home Front were contributing to the war effort. Booking Not Needed.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Blooming bluebells
Discover blankets of native bluebells in the wood pasture and along the carriage-rides in Fishpool Valley as you explore the historic landscape. Ask at Visitor Reception for our map of the best places to spot them and some more information about the history of the bluebell at Croft.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Picturesque Tours of Fishpool Valley
Follow in the footsteps of William Gilpin and 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 2 May, Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - The land beneath your feet - geology walk
Enjoy a guided geology walk with the Croft Castle geology champions. Explore the beautiful Fishpool Valley, with its two quarries, and learn about our ambitious project to restore and revive this once ’Picturesque’ landscape.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 5 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Ancient tree and bluebell walk
Join us for a guided walk through Croft’s ancient parkland and marvel at the blankets of bluebells which create a spectacular display at this time of year. Pop your walking boots on and join our countryside ranger as he takes you on a journey around Croft’s ancient trees.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 12 May

More details - Herefordshire Foraging And Fine Dining
We will meet at Byford Court at 11am, the day starts there with canapes and a 30 minute introductory talk on foraging. Then we will head down the road to The Weir Garden, a beautiful National Trust property boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
The Weir Garden, Swainshill, Hereford
Tue 24 Apr, Tue 29 May

More details - The Weir Garden, Herefordshire Spring Foraging Course
The Weir Garden is a beautiful venue boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins. We’ll be meeting at the car park at 12pm for a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers.
Weir Garden, Swainhill, Hereford
Sat 5 May

More details - Wonderwool Wales 2018
A celebration of Welsh wool and natural fibres, the Wonderwool Wales festival is a must for wool and yarn enthusiasts as well as those keen to learn and develop their skills or simply shoppers with a keen eye for quality crafts and innovative design. Details: www.wonderwoolwales.co.uk
Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Richard II
This exciting young company bring a vibrant flavour to this wonderful history play in the opening event of our 2018 open-air season. This will be the debut performance of this play by the company and the first time that Richard II will have been performed at the Willow Globe.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Today

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
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

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 Sun 29 Apr

More details - Berrington Hall - Estate tours with Frank Ryding
Explore the parkland and discover even more about the great outdoors on this guided tour. What better way to get out and enjoy all that ’Capability’ Brown’s final masterpiece has to offer than by learning all about life on the estate, both in times gone by and today' Join Frank Ryding as he...
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 12 May

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
Mon 30 Apr to Thu 31 May

More details - Berrington Hall - Seen in a certain way - eighteenth century women of Berrington
To commemorate 100 years of women gaining the first vote we’re revealing the hidden stories of women during the 18th Century and through the ages at Berrington. Discover stories of the lives, loves and losses of women both upstairs and downstairs.
Berrington Hall, near Leominster
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

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
Sun 6 May