In 2011 Herefordshire will be celebrating the Year of the Orchard with a range of events that will be featured on the cider route, web site www.ciderroute.co.uk
There’s always something happening in Herefordshire, whatever time of year you decide to visit- food, literary, music and walking festivals, medieval re-enactments, art and crafts, farming and countryside events. Here’s a sample of what’s on.
- 26th MAY-5th JUNE- Hay International Literature Festival www.hayfestival.com
19th- 26th JUNE- Shobdon Festival www.shobdonfestival.co.uk
17-19 JUNE- Three Counties Show Ground www.threecounties.co.uk
18-26 JUNE- Herefordshire Walking Festival www.walkingfestival.com
24-26 JUNE- Dore Abbey Music Festival www.doreabbey.co.uk
1-10 JULY- Ledbury Poetry Festival www.poetry-festival.com
2-3 JULY- Bromyard Gala- Countryside Show and Steam Rally www.bromyardgala.org.uk
8-10 JULY- Beer on the Wye Festival www.herefordcamra.org.uk
16-17 JULY- Much Marcle Steam Rally www.muchmarclesteamrally.com
29-31 JULY- Nozstock Music Festival www.nozstock.com
4-7 AUGUST- The Big Chill www.bigchill.net
2-4 SEPTEMBER- Broome Farm Cider Festival www.rosscider.com
10th SEPTEMBER- Kington Show www.kingtonshow.co.uk
10- 18 SEPTEMBER- H Art Week www.h-art.org.uk
1-2 OCTOBER- Ross on Wye Walking Festival www.ross-on-whywalkersarewelcome.co.uk
15-16 OCTOBER-Cider Making Festival www.cidermuseum.co.uk
15th OCTOBER- RHS Apple Show www.hergest.co.uk
22-23 OCTOBER- Flavours of Herefordshire Food Festival www.visitherefordshire.co.uk
11-13 NOVEMBER- Hereford Contempary Art and Craft Fair www.h-craftfair.co.uk
For details of where to stay or dine during your visit please visit our website www.wiltoncourthotel.com
At the Wilton Court Restaurant with rooms we are inviting you to join us in celebrating the Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on Friday 29th April 2011. Arrive on Thursday evening and enjoy a three course dinner in the Mulberry Restaurant from our a la carte menu. After a comfortable nights sleep in one of our individually decorated en suite bedrooms and a tasty breakfast, the celebrations will commence. We will be serving tea coffee and pastries at 10.30.
Full TV coverage of the wedding will be viewed on a large screen from 11.00am followed by a Bellini and canapés and then a sumptuous lunch, served in the Mulberry restaurant. To enjoy the whole royal experience why not stay from £ 250.00 to £290.00 per room for two people sharing. Should you wish to stay an extra night we would be pleased to offer a 10 % discount from our room rates or dinner bed and breakfast packages.
If you find yourself tied up with other commitments why not take a break from your average days dramas and just enjoy lunch? The celebrations will commence at 10.30 to include tea coffee and pastries a glass of Bellini, canapés followed by lunch at £37.50 per person.
For details on our menus please visit www.wiltoncourthotel.com.