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More details - The Ludlow Spring Festival
We’re proud to continue celebrating delicious food and drink created in Ludlow, the Welsh Marches, and beyond, together with live music, classic vehicles and much more over the weekend of our Ludlow Spring Festival, held in the stunning setting of Ludlow Castle and around our historic town.
Ludlow Ludlow, Shrophire
Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May

More details - Showing Off, Contemporary Craft Show
Contemporary Craft Show organised by Shropshire Guild of Contemporary Craft & the Worcestershire Guild of Contemporary Craft. Jewellery, ceramics, sculpture, furniture, textiles, glass and more...FREE admission.
Ludlow Castle Beacon Rooms, Castle Square, Ludlow
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Attingham Park Estate: Town Walls Tower - Town Walls Tower Tour
Take a rare opportunity to step behind the door that hundreds of local people walk past every day on this special tour. Built in the fourteenth century to provide protection against Wales, delve into the history of the tower on one of our pre booked, timed tours on one of only 8 open days a year. Booking Essential.
Attingham Park Estate: Town Walls Tower
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Wenlock Edge - Bat Walk
Join the ranger and learn about the bat species on Wenlock Edge. Use our bat detectors to locate and listen to their calls. Finish the walk with a warming hot chocolate. Wear sturdy boots, wrap up warm and bring a torch. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Wenlock Edge
Thu 3 May

More details - Wenlock Edge - Wild Food Foraging
Fancy improving your knowledge of Shropshire’s wild larder' See what edible delights can be found at Wilderhope in spring and learn how to identify different edible and poisonous species. Head back to the Manor house to learn how to process the plants and enjoy a wild edible lunch. Booking Essential.
Wenlock Edge
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Guided tour of Stokesay Court
Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within extensive landscaped grounds, with far ranging views towards Ludlow.
Stokesay Court, Onibury
Sun 22 Apr, Tue 1 May, Sun 6 May, Tue 15 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Knowle Sportsground First Saturday Sale 7th April 2018 07.45 till 11.00
On Saturday 7th April we will be carrying forward the new stock from the 3rd March sale which was cancelled due to snow. The sale starts at 07.45 and be sure to be early because the early bird catches the bargain at our Giant First Saturday Charity sales.
Knowle, one mile below Clee Hill Village on Tenbury Wells Road
Sat 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Edge Chamber Choir Concert -  I was glad
In an exciting new venture, the Edge Chamber Choir is joined by a new classical choir, the Blue Hills Choir, in a concert to celebrate not only the 100th anniversary of both Parry and Debussy but also the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
St Michael’s Church ,Berrington Road, Tenbury Wells
Sat 12 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 - 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

More details - Upper Shelderton House - Open Garden for NGS
Set in a stunning tranquil position, our naturalistic and evolving 6½ acre garden was originally landscaped in 1962. Most of the trees, azaleas and rhododendrons were planted then. There is a wonderful new kitchen garden designed and planted by Jayne and Norman Grove. Ponds and woodland walk encourage wildlife.
Upper Shelderton House, Craven Arms
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 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 - Indoor Mini Market
Indoor Market / Craft and Gift Fayre Kimbolton Village Hall on the A4112, off the A49 Leominster HR6 0HQ Free Entry Refreshments available Over 20 stalls selling a unique array of craft and gifts Stalls £15 must be pre-booked Email nannybobbins@hotmail.
Kimbolton Village Hall A4112 Leominster
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Millichope Park - Open Garden for NGS
Historic landscape gardens covering 14 acres with lakes, cascades dating from C18, woodland walks and wildflowers. Snowdrops in February, Bluebells and Violas in May, Roses and Autumn colour in October.
Millichope Park, Craven Arms
Sun 6 May

More details - Spring Foraging Course
Burford House is a beautiful 18th century building on the Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire borders and is within easy reach of Ludlow, Leominster, Bromyard, Kidderminster, Hereford and Worcester. We will meet at 12pm outside the cafe at Burford House, Tenbury Wells.
Tenbury Wells
Sat 28 Apr

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.
Victory Hall, Neen Sollars
Fri 11 May

More details - Annual Jumble & Plant Sale
Annual Jumble & Plant Sale; plants for the home and garden, good as new, white elephant, household, clothes, lots of bargains, teas and homemade cakes.
Edgton Village Hall
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 - Ruthall Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Offset by a mature collection of specimen trees, the garden is divided into intimate sections, carefully linked by winding paths. The front lawn flanked by striking borders, extends to a gravel, art garden and ha-ha.
Ruthall Manor, Bridgnorth
Mon 7 May, Fri 18 May, Sat 19 May, Fri 8 Jun, Sat 9 Jun

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
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 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
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

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 23 Apr, Mon 21 May

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk One
A series of gentle ambles with a local expert ideal for all the family. Dave Pearce is your guide to this all-abilities series of ambles (not walks).
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Two
A series of gentle ambles with a local expert ideal for all the family. Dave Pearce is your guide to this all-abilities series of ambles (not walks).
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd - An Introduction to Bird Watching - Walk Three
A series of gentle ambles with a local expert ideal for all the family. Dave Pearce is your guide to this all-abilities series of ambles (not walks).
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
Sun 13 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 - 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 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr

More details - Guilden Down Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
With spectacular views, this one acre organic garden has been developed over the past 14 years to be in harmony and its surroundings. Divided into many rooms, there are vibrant herbaceous borders and terraces, rose trellises and a large vegetable plot.
Guilden Down Cottage, Craven Arms
Sun 13 May

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 - 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 - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan 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 - The Marches Choir presents Brahms German Requiem
The 75 strong Marches Choir, conducted by Alistair Auld, will be joined by the Marches Sinfonia, a first class symphony orchestra (led by Ann Tupling), as well as two professional soloists, Nicholas Morris (baritone) and Caroline Clarke (soprano).
St John’s Church, Brampton Road, Bishops Castle
Sat 21 Apr

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 - National Mills Open Day
DIBNAHS’ OPEN SHELSLEY WALSH WATER MILL FOR NATIONAL MILLS WEEKEND ON SAT 12th/ SUN 13th MAY 2018 Shelsley Walsh Water Mill Society welcomes visitors as part of National Mills Weekend - the annual festival of the UK’s milling heritage, and the chance for everyone to explore their local windmills and watermills.
Shelsley Walsh Water Mill
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - 3 Round & About Walks
Ramble, amble or scramble around the beautiful Shropshire Hills and help us beat blood cancer. Ramble – 22.
Town Hall, High St, Bishop’s Castle
Sat 12 May

More details - BISHOP’S CASTLE ROUND and ABOUT WALKS 2018
• Ramble – 22.5 miles This beautiful circular walk rambles over the rolling Shropshire hills from and back to Bishop’s Castle, via Offa’s Dyke, Shropshire Way, the Walcot Estate and Bury Ditches, with a welcome hot vegetarian lunch at Clun • Scramble – 13 miles This hill walk leaves Bishop’s Castle, to climb up to...
Bishop’s Castle, starts from Town Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - Bishop’s Castle Round and About Walks
WALK TO BEAT BLOOD CANCER Join us for a Ramble (22.5 miles), Scramble (13 miles) or Amble (9.5 miles) around the beautiful Shropshire countryside to help us beat blood cancers. Round and About Walks offer adventurous types the chance to ramble, amble or scramble through the Shropshire countryside.
High St, Bishops Castle
Sat 12 May

More details - Flocks of Words: Whalebone and Kate Innes
Flocks of Words is an immersive, hypnotic blend of music and poetry exploring landscape and the human soul. Grounded in the Shropshire Hills where the artists live and work, the sounds and language quickly become the audience’s own and the themes universal.
St John the Baptist Church, Church Preen
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Morville Festival, Open Gardens and May Day Fete
This year in celebration of the 900th anniversary of our church dating from 1118 and the history of Morville Village.
Surroundings of Morville Church, on the A458 between Bridgnorth and Much Wenlock, Shropshire
Sun 6 May and 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