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Our suggestions for May

Hergest Croft Gardens – flower fair

1st May

An auction and events in aid of The Midland Air Ambulance, Midlands Air Ambulance is the charity responsible for funding and operating three air ambulances serving the communities of six Midlands Counties;

www.hergest.co.uk


RHS Malvern Spring Festival

11th – 14th May

Set against the magnificent Malvern Hills, the spring festival is packed with flowers, food, crafts and family fun

www.threecounties.co.uk

Hay Festival

25th May – 4th June

Hay Festival is a gathering in the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons National Park. For 29 years the Hay Festival has brought together writers from around the world to debate and share stories at its festival in the staggering beauty of the Welsh Borders. Hay celebrates great writing from poets and scientists, lyricists and comedians, novelists and environmentalists, and the power of great ideas to transform our way of thinking.

www.hayfestival.com

Drip drop drip little April showers – The Hop Pocket

We know it’s March, but already we’ve had a taste of April showers to come!

At the Hop Pocket they’re under cover, so whatever the weather, you can enjoy your visit!
Whether, it’s browsing the shops, lunching, enjoying a tea or coffee with one of their freshly baked cakes or sampling a tipple from the on-site wine merchants, you can take your leisure.
It doesn’t matter what’s happening outside, there’s always a sunny outlook and a warm welcome on the inside at The Hop Pocket
Free parking.  Under cover.  Family friendly restaurant
20 independent shops.  Wine merchants.  Museum.  On-site butchers.
WE WELCOME LARGE GROUPS AND COACHES.
BOOKING ESSENTIAL
01531 640323

Hop pocket

Our Suggestions for April

Bromyard Festival Of Speed

Sunday 2nd April

Bromyard  Festival of SpeedBromyard Speed Festival is a street motoring event held in the centre of Bromyard. It is a celebration of the rich motoring history in and around Bromyard.

Over 120 historic, vintage and public interest vehicles, will take part in a street parade through the town centre, from the Town Square on Broad Street, returning via Rowberry Street. Each class of 10 -12 vehicles will drive around the circuit for a period of 15 – 20 minutes with pace cars used to determine safe circuit speeds.    www.bromyardspeedfestival.co.uk

 

Easter Weekend

Friday 14th to Monday 17th April

Easter

 

A large selection of events happening around Herefordshire, including events at The Weir Garden, Eastnor Castle …….. We shall be posting more details nearer  Easter.

 

 

 

Hereford River Carnival

Friday 28th & Saturday 29th April

River CarnivalThe Carnival is a day of fun for everyone, celebrating the beauty and vitality of the River Wye and the life that it brings to the city of Hereford.

Hereford is the only city on the River Wye – the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some 215 kilometres (134 miles) from source to sea.  www.rivercarnival.org

 

The Big Apple – Blossom time Weekend

Sunday 30th April & Monday 1st May

Big AppleThe annual Blossom time celebration takes place over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend.

Another good reason to come to the Big Apple is simply to enjoy this wonderful stretch of countryside. Woodlands, soft fruit fields, hop-yards and grazing pastures mix with the orchards to create a lovely farming patchwork.  The slopes of the Marcle Ridge offer splendid views across to the Malvern Hills to the east, while Woolhope in the west lies within the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   www.bigapple.org.uk

 

Our Suggestions For March

 

Borderlines Film Festival – Hereford Courtyard

24th February to 12th March

This edition is really worth celebrating as it brings a staggering 33% of the programme as films on preview, giving audiences in Herefordshire, Shropshire and the Borders a chance to see great films before they go on general release.   www.borderlinesfilmfestival.co.uk

Ladies Race Day

11th March

Ladies Race Day

Join Hereford Racecourse for Ladies Day 2017, where you will find some incredible prizes for the Best Dressed Lady.

 www.hereford-racecourse.co.uk

The Weir Garden

All month

Weir Garden

It’s time to dust off the walking boots, pop on the woolly hats, scarves, gloves and enjoy an early spring walk at The Weir Garden.  Learn about the history of the walled garden. With the tea tent stocked with tea, coffee and soup as well as a slice of cake from Saturday 28 January they are open seven days a week.   www.nationaltrust.org.uk/the-weir-garden

 

 

Sink Green Farm Morning Walk

Weather wise not such a nice day here at Sink Green Farm Bed & Breakfast, but, oh so peaceful. Walking the dogs this morning all I could here were the birds singing and the ducks flapping on the river.  The dogs always enjoy themselves as you can see.

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