Until 29 'Two of a Kind', Conquest Theatre, Bromyard. Details: 01885 488575

28-29 Papering Over, Market Theatre, Ledbury. Details: 01531 633760


5 Courtyard Comedy Club, The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.

8-13 'The Caretaker', Malvern Theatres. Details: 01684 892277.

9-13 'Under Milk Wood', The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.

Musical events


28 Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society, Dore Abbey. Details: 01981 570251.

28 Craig James in concert at Bartestree Village Hall for Hereford Electronic Organ and Keyboard Club. Details 01432 760445 or 274995.

28 Gardenia Swing (New Jazz Quartet), Pandy Inn, Dorstone. Details: 01981 550273.

29 Motor City BB and guests Bad 'A' Boogie Boys at O'Malleys Blues Club, Bromyard. Details: 01885 488881.

29 Jazz Night Special, Tom-Rees Roberts (Jazz Quartet), Lion Ballroom, Leominster. Details: 01568 613477

29 Rosemary Fletcher, Stephen Hollinghurst, Hedley Tucker, accompanied by Robert Gordon-Blacker, St Mary's Church, Pembridge. Details: 01544 388292.

30 The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Courtyard Theatre.

30 Janet Watson and her Village Choir, Felton Parish Church, plus group of British and Indian Musicians. Refreshments.


4 The Albion Band, The Courtyard, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252

5 Kiki Dee and Carmelo Luggeri, The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.

5 The Bootleg Beatles, Malvern Theatres. Details: 01684 892277.

5 A Ceilidh with the Wiffeledy Band, Coronation Hall, Kingsland. Details: 01568 708173.

6 Film and Jazz, The Barn at Hay Farm, Cliffords Mesne, Newent. Details: 01531 820068

6 Cello and Piano recital, Lion Ballroom, Leominster. Details: 01568 613477.

7 Richmond Country Music Club, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 357131.

7 Trirhenum Symphony Orchestra, St Andrew's Church, Presteigne. Details: 01544 260551.

Festivals and special Events


Until 28 A Redemptorist Mission, Our Lady's Church, Belmont Road, Hereford. Details: 01432 265177.

28 Macmillan World's Biggest Coffee Morning, Ainslie House, 4 St John Street, Hereford.

29 Grand Book Sale, Town Hall, Hereford. Details: 01432 272268.


6 Ceilidh with the Golden Light Orchestra, Stoke Prior village hall. Details: 01568 613406.

6-7 Brecon Beacons Food Festival, Market Hall, Brecon. Details: 01874 624437.

7 Pencombe Road Race. Details: 01885 400630 eves only.

Talks and Demonstrations


Ongoing: Free Stop Smoking Groups throughout Herefordshire. Details: 01432 383154.

Ongoing: Transactional Analysis Therapy Group, Tuesday evenings, central Hereford. Details: 01432 342789.

Ongoing: T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Mon & Wed). Details: 01568 797310.

Ongoing: Mosaic and ceramics work sessions. Details: 01981 240273.

27 Reflexology demonstration at Davenham Residential Care Home, Graham Road, Malvern. Details: 01531 634679.

28 Reflexology demonstration at Stratford House Residential Care Home, Bodenham Road, Hereford. Details: 01531 634679.

28 Reflexology demonstration at Tupsley Natural Health Centre, Quarry Road, Hereford. Details: 01531 634679.

28 Planning for your future, Age Concern, 30 West Street, Leominster. Details: 01568 611054

28-Oct 4 Spoken Word, River Wye Preservation Trust, The Courtyard, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.



Ongoing: Thunderbird Puppets exhibition, Teddy Bear Museum, 12 The Square, Bromyard. Details: 01885 488329.

Ongoing: Kneeler Trail. Church of St Bartholomew, Ashperton. Details: 01531 670586.

Ongoing: 'Proud as a Peacock', Churchill House, Hereford.

Until Sept 28 'As We Were', by Jeremy Whitehouse. Ross Market House, Heritage Centre. Details: 01432 260675.

Until Sept 29 Sarah Young, Mick Morgan and Anne Lindseay at the Hay Makers Gallery, St Johns Place, Hay-on-Wye.

Until Sept 30 LAMP Exhibition, Gwynne Warehouse Studio, Gwynne Street, Hereford.

Until Sept 30 'Proud as a Peacock', Churchill House Museum, Hereford. Details: 01432 260693.

6 Golden Valley Crafts, South Chapel, All Saints Church, Hereford. Details: 01981 250689

30-Oct 6 Exhibition by Jeane Love, Veronica Botting and Rex Ballinger, The Old Mayor's Parlour, Church Street, Hereford.

Until 31 The Marches Scribes 10th Exhibition, Leominster Library.

Until end Sept Costume and Working Model Fairground, Burton Court, Eardisland. Details: 01544 388231.

Until end Sept Art in Heaven, Llanwarne. Details: 01981 540202.

Until end Sept 'Arcadia' at the Cider Museum, Pomona Place, Ryelands Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 354207.

Until Oct 13 Lucas Richard Stephens and Inger Astri K Stephens, The Courtyard, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.

Until Oct 13 Annette Elies, The Courtyard, Hereford. Details: 01432 359252.

Open daily until Mid November: 'This England', Eardisland Parish Church. Details: 01544 388226.

30-Nov 3 Autumn Exhibition, Shell House Gallery, 36 The Homend, Ledbury. Details: 01531 632557.

Until Nov 11 'Otto Maciag (1918-2000) - a Retrospective', Monmouth Museum, Priory Street, Monmouth. Details: 01600 713519.

Clubs and societies


Ongoing: Free Stop Smoking Groups throughout Herefordshire. Telephone Herefordshire Stop Smoking Service 01432 383154.

Ongoing: Hereford Mediation Group, Friends Meeting House, King Street, Hereford. Details: 01981 250468.

Every Mon: Bromyard, Tenbury and District Dog Training Club, New Hall, Bromyard. All breeds welcome. Details: 01886 884705.

Every Mon: Yoga for everyone, St Barnabas Church hall, Hereford. Details: 01497 847944.

Every Tues: Hereford Mountain Club, The Swan, Aylestone Hill, Hereford. Details: 01432 850127.

Monday: Hereford Tai Chi Group, Holmer Hall.

Tues/Wed: Karate Dojo, Holmer Hall and Friends Meeting Hse. Details: 01568 797310.

Tues/Wed: Long Yang Tai Chi Chuan Group, Leominster Community Centre: Thurs at Kington Parish House. Details: 01544 388521.

Every Wed/Fri: Hereford Sub Aqua Club. Weds at Hereford Rowing Club, Fri. at The Leisure Pool. Details: 01432 278609.

Every Thurs: Burghill & Tillington Singers, Simpson Hall, Burghill. Details: 01432 761599.

Every Thurs: Hereford Scottish Country Dance Club, St Paul's Church Community Centre. Details: 01432 350943.

Every Fri: Guided Meditation/Healing Evening. Non Religious. Friends Meeting House, King St, Hereford. Details: 01981 250468.

Hereford and Belmont Scrabble Club, Eastholme Community Centre, Eastholme Ave, Belmont. Details: 01432 370109.

Hereford Bereavement Support Group, second Tuesday each month, WRVS HQ, Glenton Lodge, Vicarage Rd, Hereford. Details: 01432 761512.

Bridge: new spring classes for beginners and improvers. Details: 01432 268937.

Italian for beginners, small groups, flexible times. Details: 01432 263495.

Hereford Bridge for All: Bridge for beginners (Mon, Thurs, Fri). Details: 01432 268937.

Spiritual Development Groups, Hereford and Leominster. Details: 01432 343090.

Crisis & Support Discussion Groups, Hereford and Leominster. Details: 01432 343090.

ME/FMS Group. Next monthly meeting: Osteopathic treatment for ME. Details from John: 01432 850426.

Hereford Co-Counselling Group, Friend Meeting House, King Street, Hereford. Details: 01981 250468.

27 Hereford Photographic Society, 'A Guide to Wildlife Photography', The Resident's Lounge, Brierly Court, Turner Street, Hereford.

27 Kingsland Millennium Green Trust History Talks, 'The Kingsland Canal', Kingsland VA School. Details: 01568 708281.

27 Hereford Nature Trust, Aymestrey. Details: 01568 708470.

27 Hereford Textile Crafts Group Programme, 'Using Felted Knit for Applique and Embroidery', Young Farmers' Club, Tillington Road. Details: 01432 851525.

28 Hereford Nature Trust, Bromyard. Details: 01885 482495.

28 Fownhope Garden Club, annual meeting, Fownhope New Memorial Hall. Details: 01432 860337.

29 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Ross-on-Wye. Details: 01432 840421.

29-30 Hereford Floral Society, Autumn Show, Malvern.

30 Falconers Country Dance Club, Bromyard Leisure Centre. Details: 01743 872182.


1 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Leominster Branch. 'Hedgehogs'. Details: 01432 356872.

2 Alzheimer's Society Carer's Support and Drop-in meeting, 49 Breinton Road, Hereford. Details: 01432 343000.

2 The American Acoustic Music Club. Details: 01544 318083.

2 Leominster Writers Circle, Leominster Community Centre. Details: 01544 327760.

3 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Weobley Branch. 'Silva'. Details: 01432 356872.

3 Hereford Accordion Club, Black Swan, Leominster. Details: 01432 840608 or 01497 831252.

3 Hereford Folk Dance, Bishops School, Tupsley. Details: 01432 268791.

3 Bridge Class, Red Lion, Llanfair Waterdine.

4 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Ross-on-Wye Branch, 'Butterflies and Moths of the Arctic and High Altitudes'. Details: 01432 356872.

4 Hereford and District U3A: 'The Great Barrier Reef', St John's Methodist Church Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 356653.

5 Hereford Geographical and Historical Society, 'Nature in Herefordshire'. Richmond Place Club, Edgar Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 274871.

5 Step-dancing classes at Ludlow Assembly, beginners/ experienced, all welcome. Details: 01952 595521.

5 Hereford Amateur Radio Society, Gaol Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 355155.

5 Family Social Evening, Ivington Village Community Room. Details: 01568 720458/720456.

6 Cats Protection selling hats, gloves, scarves and shoes at The Hereford Butter Market.

6 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Hereford Branch, 'Fungus Foray', Queenswood, Dimock. Details: 01432 356872.

6 Herefordshire Nature Trust, Weobley Branch, visit to Croft Castle Estate. Details: 01544 318497.

6 Marcher Apple Network Annual Meeting, Hopelands Village Hall, Weobley. Details 01432 273394

6-7 The Marches Scribes, 'Limp Vellum/Khadi Binding', The Studio, Ludlow Assembly Rooms. Details: 01885 483186.

9 Herefordshire Ornithological Club, 'Pick-n-Mix' (A Journey thru' Life). Details: 01432 273167

9 The American Acoustic Music Club. Details: 01544 318083.

9 Herefordshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, 'Tapestry Woven Letters Colour Blending and Design', RNCB, Venns Lane. Details: 01432 270018.

10-11 Herefordshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers, 'Tapestry Weaving', RNCB, Venns Lane. Details: 01432 270018.

10 Hereford Air-Cooled, for local VW fans. Three Elms Pub, Hereford. Details: 01432 263906 evenings/weekends.

10 Hereford Computer Club, 41 Widemarsh Street, Hereford. Details: 01432 850665 evenings.

10 Leominster Accordion Club, Black Swan, Leominster. Details: 01568 750352.

11 Hereford Textile Crafts Group Programme, 'Starting Points', Young Farmers' Club, Tillington Road. Details: 01432 851525.

11 Hereford Photographic Society, competition, The Resident's Lounge, Brierly Court, Turner Street, Hereford.

Bazaars, fayres, and markets


Every Wed and Sat: Hereford Open Market, Cattle Market, Hereford. Details: 01432 260095.

Every Thu (am): Bromyard WI Market, Public Hall, Rowberry St.

Every Fri (am): Hereford WI Market, St Peter's Church Hall, Hereford.

Every Sat (am): Ross WI Market, Youth Centre, Hill St. Details: 01432 840621.

27 Farmers' Markets, Ledbury. Details: 01531 633959.

29 Ashperton Church Coffee Morning. Various stalls. St Peter's Church Hall, Hereford. Details: 01531 670246.


3 Book Fair, All Saints Church, High Street, Hereford. Details: 01242 529821.

5 Ross-on-Wye Farmers' Market. Details: 01989 768719.

6 Gardeners' Market, United Reformed Church Hall, Malvern Link.



Most of Herefordshire's rural public rights of way and footpaths are open. For further information please see the website, or call (01432) 261981.

22 RA North Herefordshire Group, Bockleton Church. Details: 01568 750612.

23 Herefordshire Ramblers, Ledbury. Details 01432 270819

29 Herefordshire Ramblers, Eardisley. Details 01432 850034

Cider and Vineyards


Bodenham English Wines: Bodenham. Details: (01568) 797483

Broome Farm Cider, Peterstow. Details: (01989) 769556/562824

Bulmers Cider Experience: Pomona Place, Hereford. Details: (01432) 352000

Coddington Vineyard: Nr Ledbury. Details: (01531) 640668

Dunkertons Cider Mill and Shop: Pembridge. Details: (01544) 388653

Frome Valley Vineyard: Bishops Frome. Details: (01885) 490735

H. Westons & Sons Ltd: Much Marcle. Details: (01531) 660233

Hagley Court Vineyard: Bartestree. Details: (01432) 850003

Knights Cider: Storridge, Nr. Malvern. Details: (01684) 574594 - weekends only.

Houses and gardens


Abbeydore Court Gardens, and Huntsman's Cottage Garden, Abbey Dore, open daily except Mondays and Wednesdays. Details: 01981 240419.

Until end Sept: The Bannut, Bringsty. Open every Wednesday, Sunday and Bank Holidays. Teas and plants. Details: 01885 482206.

Until Sep 30 The Garden at The Bannut, Bringsty. Refreshments and plants sales area. Details: 01885 482206.

The Bungalow, Birches Lane, near Newent (off B4215). Details: 01531 821640.

Hampton Court, Hope-under-Dinmore, Herefordshire. Details: 01568 797777.

Kyre Park Gardens, off B4214 Bromyard-Tenbury Rd, 29-acre 18th century garden, fern nursery, open daily. Details: 01885 410247.

Lawton Hall Herbs, near Eardisland. Open daily. Details: 01568 709215.

Broadfield Court Gardens, vineyards, wine tasting, teas and coffee. Details: 01568 797483.

Lower Brockhampton House and Tearoom. Details: 01684 855375.

Moors Meadow, Collington, Bromyard. Details: 01885 410318.

Stocktonbury Gardens, near Leominster. Details: 01568 613432.

Yew Tree Nursery, Poplar Road, Clehonger. Details: 01981 250285.

27 (NGS) Barnard's Green House, 10 Poolbrook Rd,Malvern.

30 (NGS) Ivy Croft, Ivington Green, Leominster. Plants and refreshments. Details: 01568 720344.

30 (NGS) Kyre Park, Kyre. Teas and light lunches. Details: 01885 410247.


7 (NGS) Lower Hope, Ullingswick.

7 Gliffaes Country House Hotel, near Crickhowell. Details: 01497 820423.

Places of interest


Black & White Villages Visitor Centre: Pembridge. Details: (01544) 388761

Bromyard Heritage Centre: Details: (01885) 482038

Butcher Row House: Ledbury. Details: (01531) 632942

Churchill House Museum: Venns Lane, Hereford. (01432) 260693

Cider Museum & King Offa Distillery: Hereford. Details: (01432) 354207

Coningsby Medieval Museum: Hereford. Details: (01432) 267821

Eardisland Dovecote Heritage Centre: Details: (01544) 388226

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery: Hereford. Details: (01432) 260692

Kington & District Museum. Details: (07974) 526397

Ledbury Heritage Centre: Church Lane, Ledbury. Details: (01531) 636147

Leominster Folk Museum: Etnam Street, Leominster. Details: (01568) 615186

Market House Heritage Centre: Ross on Wye. Details: (01432) 260675

Railways in Miniature Museum: Ross on Wye. Details: (01989) 563394

Teddy bears of Bromyard: Details: (01885) 488329

The Judges Lodgings: Presteigne. Details: (01544) 260650

The Old House: Hightown, Hereford. Details: (01432) 360694

Violette Szabo Museum: Wormelow. Details: (01981) 540477

Waterworks Museum: Broomy Hill, Hereford. Details: (01432) 356653

Weobley Museum: Details: (01544) 340292

Arthur's Stone, Dorstone (English Heritage)

Berrington Hall, Nr Leominster Details: (01568) 615721 (house and gardens only)

Brockhampton Estate, incl. Lower Brockhampton House, shop & tearoom (walks are currently closed). Details: (01885) 482077

Burton Court: Eardisland, Nr Leominster. Details: (01544) 388231

Croft Castle (house and gardens only), Nr Leominster Details: (01568) 780246

Daily Hereford City Tours with Hereford Guild of Guides - Contact: Mrs J. White Details:. (01432) 266867

Dore Abbey: Abbeydore. Details: Hon Secretary (01981) 570251/570281

Eastnor Castle: Ledbury. Details: (01531) 633160

Goodrich Castle: Goodrich, Ross on Wye Details: (01600) 890538

Hellens: Much Marcle, Ledbury. Details: (01531) 660504

Hereford Cathedral, Mappa Mundi & Chained Library. Details: (01432) 374202

Longtown Castle, Longtown (English Heritage)

Pembridge Bell Tower: Details: (01544) 388761

Rotherwas Chapel: Rotherwas, Hereford. Details: 0121 625 6820 (Regional Office)

Wigmore Castle, Herefordshire (English Heritage)

Cider Museum and King Offa Distillery.

Clearwell Caves, Clearwell, Forest of Dean.

Crime Through Time, Nicholson House, Newent. Details: 01531 821888.

Fairytaleland, Teddy Bears at the Fair Treasure Hunt, Jubilee Park, Symonds Yat West. Details: 01600 890668.

Hop Pocket Wine Company, New House Farm, Bishops Frome. Details: 01531 640592.

Splendours of the Orient, Jubilee Park, Symonds Yat West. Details: 01600 890668.

Llangorse Riding and Rope Centre, Gilfach Farm, Llangorse. Details: 01874 658272.

Teddy Bear Museum, 12 The Square, Bromyard. Details: 01885 488329. Open every day except Tuesday.

The Kilvert Gallery, Ashbrook House, Clyro, nr Hay-on-Wye. Details: 01497 820831.

Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre, Kington. Details: 01544 231109.

30 The Waterworks Museum, Broomy Hill, Hereford (in steam). Details: 01432 264442.

Outdoor activities


Open daily Tregoyd Riding Centre, Brecon. Details: 01497 847351.


7 Pencombe Road Race. Details: 01885 400630.

Food Producers


Monkland Cheese Dairy: Nr Leominster. Details: (01568) 720307

The September Organic Dairy, Nr Kington. Details: (01544) 327561

Closed due to Foot and Mouth

Most Herefordshire rural public rights of way and footpaths are open. For more information please see the website, or call (01432) 261981.

Barton Hill Animal Centre, Hereford. Details: (01981) 240749

Breakaway Survival School. Details: (01432) 267097

Dunkertons Cider House Restaurant: Pembridge. Details: (01544) 388653

Westonbury Water Garden, Pembridge. Details: (01544) 388650