Hereford cathedral Christmas fair 2016

Food, gifts and crafts…

friday 16th December: 3:30pm- 7pm

Saturday 17th December 9:30am-4pm

over 4o stalls of seasonal gifts, food, local crafts and tasty treats. Coffee, mince pies and mulled wine.

Carols for shoppers at 1pm ( saturday)


All profits go to supporting a range of Herefordshire charities.




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Hereford Cathedral Advent & Christmas 2016

November 2016

Sunday 27: Advent carol service, 3.30pm- sung by the cathedral choir: All welcome: no tickets required.

Tuesday 29: A Service for advent in London, 6.30pm- Hereford Cathedral choir in London at The Guards’ chapel, wellington Barracks in support of Hereford Cathedral Perpetual Trust, sponsored by Old Market Hereford and British Land. Tickets by invitation available from the trust office on 01432 374261

Wednesday 30th: Military wives ” Home for Christmas”, 7:30pm- join them for a spectacular concert from the famous Military wives choirs including Innsworth and Brize Norton choirs, performing in the cathedral as part of their national tour with a special guest support artist. Supported by South Hereford garages. Tickets £25/£20 through the website or telephone the cathedral shop 01432 374210.

December 2016

Saturday 3: Christmas Sparkle, 1:15pm- Lunch time organ recital of Advent and Christmas favourites given by Peter Dyke, with large screen protection. Free with retiring collection in support of Hereford cathedral perpetual trust.

Sunday 4: Boy bishop ceremony, 3.30pm- Choral evening featuring the traditional enthronement of a former chorister as boy bishop of hereford.

Wednesday 7: Ex cathedra: christmas music by candlelight, 7.30pm- we welcome back ex cathedra who bring a concert of old favourites, stunning music and hidden gems, all interspersed with readings that capture the meaning and humour of the season. Tickets £30/ £20/£10 from the cathedral shop 01432 374210.

Saturday 10: Handles Messiah, 7.30pm- a special candleleit performance by hereford choral society with marches baroque. Box office: the courtyard theatre 01432 340555 or

Sunday 11: St Michaels Hospice ‘light up a life’ service, 5.30pm

Tuesday 13th: schools donkey nativity, 11am- A nativity carol service for schools, telling the story of christmas with the help of KS2 children, donkeys and other animals. Booking is essential from the education department on 01432 374256 or email

Friday 16: Christmas craft and food fair, 3.30pm-7pm- join us for the launch over 30 stalls of local crafts, food and drink, seasonal produce and gifts with mince pies, hot coffee, mulled wine & entertainment. All welcome, free entry, supporting a range of Herefordshire charities.

Saturday 17: Christmas craft and food fair with carols for shoppers, 9.30am-4pm- the fair continues with morning entertainments and carols for shoppers from 1pm. All welcome: free entry

Christmas eve: Christingle nativity service, 3pm- a celebration of christmas light for children and families with the telling of christmas story and the distribution of christingles

Christmas day: holy communion with hymns, 8am

the cathedral eaucharist, 10am

choral matins, 11;30am

choral evensong, 3.30pm

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The beautiful Gwen celebrating her 100th birthday!

We had the pleasure of hosting a 100th birthday celebration today for Gwen Hewitt  who was joined by all her loving family and friends to celebrate this wonderful milestone.


A huge happy birthday to Gwen from Helen & Roger and of course all the staff at The Wilton Court & thank you for allowing us to be part of your special day. pic

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Bromyard Christmas light SWITCH ON!

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Bromyard’s “fabled Christmas Illuminations” are “reputed to be the best display in Herefordshire”.

It’s big talk from the little town but every year the Big Switch On attracts thousands of people – 2,500 packed into the High Street last year, for the event’s 50th anniversary.

Helping the crowds get their Festive Feels on is Santa’s grotto and carol singing.

More info at

DATE: 19th November, 2016
TIME: 5pm
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News Years Eve dinner at The Wilton Court

Mulberry Restaurant – see in the new year in style.

Reservations prior to arrangement £55.00 per person:


Scallops, cumin and cauliflower puree, chorizo, red amaranth salad (GF)

Game terrine, per chutney, walnut bread, parsnip crisps ( GF minus bread)

Shiitake mushroom and cheese fritters with escalirada pea shoots


Fillet of Herefordshire beef, smoked garlic mashed potato, oxtail ravioli, horseradish, Madeira jus ( GF minus ravioli)

Pan roasted supreme of cod, herb crust, lentils, curly kale, pomme Anna, saffron poached langoustine ( GF minus herb crust)

Chestnut, spinach and Shropshire blue cheese en croute, rocket salad, blue cheese dressing


Dark chocolate and salted caramel delice, caramel ice cream, peanut brittle (GF)

Pistachio panacotta, apricot puree, candied pistachios, apricot sorbet (GF)

“Retro Arctic roll”, crandberry compote

Local cheese board, grapes, biscuits and homemade chutney

Coffee and petit fours £3.50 supplement

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New Year at Wilton Court

New Year Extravaganza- 31st December 2016

A very special way to finish the year in a warm house party atmosphere for you to enjoy as if you were in your own home, but let us be the ones to pamper you.

– Two nights’ accommodation with English Breakfast

– A sumptuous 4 course sinner on New Years Eve

– Three course dinner on either 30th December or 1st January


-Garden king bath or shower. £500

– Deluxe Garden super king, twin or or river view 2nd floor. £525

–  Garden junior suite super king, twin. £75

–  Family suite double occupancy. £575

– Family suite triple occupancy. £675

– Family suite quadruple occupancy. £775


Conditions of booking for Christmas & new year breaks:

A non-refundable 25% deposit required to confirm reservations and a further non-refundable or transferable 75% payment by 1st December 2016


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Christmas Packages at Wilton Court

Christmas Indulgence- 24th-27th December 2017

Why not be truly spoilt this Christmas and enjoy delicious food and good company in totally relaxing surroundings, just sit back and let us take care of all the normal preparations for you.

Your stay includes the following:

– Three nights’ accommodation with English breakfast each morning.

– Welcome reception to meet owners, staff and other guests

– Christmas Eve and boxing day supper

– Four course traditional Christmas lunch. For those of you with a corner still to fill, a buffet supper will be served in the evening.

– A Christmas amenity tray provided in your room.

Cosy Garden en suite shower single occupancy. £500

Garden en suite shower or bath king. £775

River super king or twin 1st or ground floor. £900

Family suite double occupancy. £950

Family suite triple occupancy. £1050

Family suite quadruple occupancy. £1250


For more information please contact the hotel directly on 01989 562569

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