June is a particularly lovely time of year to visit Herefordshire, where our meandering valleys and woodlands will be bursting with colour and rustling with wildlife. For those of you who are visiting the county this month, we also have a number of local events to keep you entertained. Have a read below for a few of our favourites.
This 10 day festival in our local town of Leominster is hosting a wide variety of events to suit everyone. From organized walks in the surrounding countryside, to painting workshops and a family day on June 10th. The events will include performances from the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra as well as local artists, authors and musicians. To find out more about all of the events taking place and to book tickets, head to their website: https://www.leominster-festival.com
Yarkhill Field to Fork Festival
Taking place on June 10th, from 11am – 6.30pm, this small but perfectly formed food festival will be showcasing the best of what the county has to offer. From locally roasted coffee to handmade scotch eggs, there will be plenty to sample and buy. There will also be guest chef demos and family entertainment throughout the day. Check out their website for more information: http://www.yarkhillfieldtofork.co.uk
Herefordshire Walking Festival
Since 2002, a group of enthusiastic walkers have been joining together each year to show us the many walking routes that we can enjoy in Herefordshire. Some more challenging than others, there is a programme of 42 walks to choose from throughout the 9-day festival, which starts on June 17th. We cannot think of a better way to see the beautiful landscape of Herefordshire! See their website to download the full programme: http://www.walkingfestival.com/text/5078.html
Ludlow Fringe Festival
Running from June 17th to July 2nd, Ludlow Fringe Festival focuses on the arts. With a number of comedians attending, plus art workshops and a theatre programme, there is something for everyone to enjoy.The event comes to a close with dancing and a tipple or two at Ludlow Brewery. For more information visit their website: http://www.ludlowfringe.co.uk/page.php?Plv=1&P1=15&P2=&P3=