Wednesday 3rd-Sunday 7th May

Join them for a 5 day celebration of music and listen to world-class artists perform, inspire local children and teach talented students from the best music colleagues in Britain.

Piano- Christian Blackshaw

Violyn- Maya Iwabuchi, Markus Daunert

Viola- Mate Szcus

Cello- Bruno Delepelaire

Double Bass- Waldemar Schwiertz

The Hereford Cathedral school’s girls choir 


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WEDNESDAY 3 May – 7:00pm // St Bartholomew’s Church
Welcome talk and concert by The Hereford Cathedral School’s Cantabile Girls Choir

A selection of madrigals, sacred partsongs and traditional folk songs from Europe and the British Isles

Jo Williamson, director
The Hereford Cathedral School’s Cantabile Girls Choir

THURSDAY 4 May – 8:00pm // St Bartholomew’s Church
Piano Recital by Christian Blackshaw

Mozart: Sonata in B flat major, K. 333
Mozart: Sonata in A minor, K. 310
Schumann: Fantasie in C major, Op. 17

Christian Blackshaw, piano

FRIDAY 5 May – 8:00pm // Great Barn at Hellens
Schubert Evening

Schubert: String trio in B flat major, D. 581
Schubert: String quartet no. 13 in A minor ‘Rosamunde’, D. 804 (Op. 29)
Schubert: String quintet in C major, D. 956 (Op. 163)

Markus Däunert, violin
Maya Iwabuchi, violin
Máté Szűcs, viola
Bruno Delepelaire, cello
Waldemar Schwiertz, double bass

SATURDAY 6 May – 6.30pm // Great Barn at Hellens
Masterworks by Schumann, Gubaidulina, Mozart

Schumann:  Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op. 44
Gubaidulina: Sonata for double bass and piano
Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 12 in A major, K. 414

Christian Blackshaw, piano
Markus Däunert, violin
Maya Iwabuchi, violin
Máté Szűcs, viola
Bruno Delepelaire, cello
Waldemar Schwiertz, double bass

SATURDAY 6 May – 9.45pm // Feathers Hotel, Ledbury
Hellensmusic Pub Concert

Hellensmusic’s first ever pub concert promises a dazzling blend of folk, classical and world music that will set your feet tapping! Hellensmusic joint Artistic Director Máté Szűcs is joined by gypsy musician extraodinaire Béla Farkas and musical maverick Julien Quentin on a journey of unexpected pairings and unforgettable tunes.

Máté Szűcs, viola
Béla Farkas, violin
Julien Quentin, piano
and guests

SUNDAY 7 May – 11.30am // Great Barn at Hellens
Concert by the students of Hellensmusic’s Masterclass Programme


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Yeoman of the Guard at The Courtyard

The Courtyard, Hereford – Mystery, romance, comedy and tragedy – this colourful, musical show has it all!

Come and enjoy Gilbert and Sullivan’s greatest achievement, set in the historic Tower of London.

Don’t miss Hereford’s fantastic G&S company, winners of yet another ‘Best Production’ award!

From Wednesday 15 March until Saturday 18 March at 7.30 with a matinee on Saturday 18 at 2.30.

Tickets are available from the Courtyard box office on 01432 340555 or £16 for an adult, £16 under 16 and £5 under 14 years.

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22nd-24th September 2017

15 glorious walks including the opportunity to take a river cruise, enjoy a cream tea or take a steam train ride.

see the programme and book your ticket(s) online at or call in at Rossiter books in either Ross or Monmouth

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Sponsored by Wye Valley Brewery, PGL Travel Ltd, Herefordshire Walking Festival, Rossiter Books and Ross-on-Wye Town Council

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Hereford cathedral Christmas fair 2016

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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

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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. Continue reading

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The beautiful Gwen celebrating her 100th birthday!

picWe 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.

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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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