18th-20th november 2017 ADULTS £3 AND CHILDREN UNDER 16 GO FREE
The christmas tree festival starts 10:30am-5pm and there is a ” come and sing” concert among the trees on Saturday 18th at 7:30 with st Marys choir ENTRY £6
Light refreshments are served throughout the day.
Charity number: 1163776
“For over 120 years Ballingham Hall has been home to the Watkins family, owners of Castle House Hotel in Hereford. A Grade II listed sandstone manor house with a fully working farm, the Hall’s kitchen garden grows much of the seasonal vegetables, herbs and fruit for the hotel’s menus.” Continue reading
The friends and family of St Marys Church Ross-on-Wye present the 2017 Ross open garden weekend. Please join them to visit the 20 gardens that will be open on the 24th-25th June 12:00-17:00.
A brochure (£7.50 per person, U16 free) is your 2 day ticket to all the gardens ( 9 new for this year). Take your pick. Big, small, new, historic, wide, long, free flowing, manicured. enjoy them all.
Free car parking at St Josephs Primary school, The Avenuw. HR9 5AW ( 9 gardens within 5 mins walk)
You can buy a brochure to start your visit at any of the following:
St Josephs car park
St Marys church hall, church street
The Blake garden, Wye street ( Above Hope & Anchor)
Ross court car home, overcross close
Or in advance on Thursdays and saturdays in june at Ross-on-Wye market.
The friends of St Mary’s church, Ross-on-Wye is a charity independent of the church and its council, it raises funds to help maintain the iconic 900 year old building for the people and town of Ross-On-Wye. It is a registered charity number 1121282.
There are seven walks to choose from, with various distances as shown below:
Walk 1- Chepstow to Monmouth, 15 miles
Walk 2- Tintern to Monmouth, 9 miles
Walk 3- Bigsweir to Monmouth, 2 miles
Walk 5- Symonds Yat to Monmouth, 7 miles
Walk 6- Lower Lydrook to Monmouth, 10 miles
Walk 7- Wye Valley views walk, 13 miles Continue reading
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 www.herefordcathedral.org or telephone the cathedral shop 01432 374210. Continue reading
Accompanied by strings and continue with guests soloist: Elaine Fleming
Missa Brevis K.194
Selection from The Flute Magic
The Marriage of Fiagaro also Idomeno
Ave Verum Corpus
Saturday 26th November 2016 7;30pm
The Venue, Croft Lane, Ross on Wye
Tickets are £10
Tel: 01989 750233
We had the pleasure of accommodating Rick Stein whilst he was attending his sell out book signing in Monmouth earlier this week.
A dramatic setting for the perfect day out:
A riverside hamlet on the east bank of the River Wye; with a dramatic backdrop of a steep sided wooded gorge and limestone cliffs.
Take the ancient hand pulled ferry, in operation for hundreds of years, carrying travellers between the east and west banks of the Wye.
Kingfisher cruises run throughout the summer months giving you an opportunity of a relaxing informative river trip which all the family are sure to enjoy.
You can also experience the river yourselves by hiring canoes and kayaks whether it be for an hour or the whole day. Organised trips, river guides, instructors and options to provide a fantastic experience whatever your requirements.
Great selection of bars, restaurants, tea rooms and gardens to relax and enjoy superb views, food refreshments and service.
There are a wide range of forest and riverside walks to cater for everyone’s needs, whether it be climb uphill to the famous Yat Rock viewpoint to take in the views and see the Peregrine Flacons, or a gentle stroll along the river, there is something for everyone.
Symonds Yat East is the perfect evening venue for enjoying a riverside drink and fine food in one of the bars and restaurants. Booking is advisable in high season.
Helen, Roger & friends went to visit Morgan Motor company this week in the cotswolds- Their pictures are attached!
For 100 years the Morgan Motor Company have been building exciting sports cars in the beautiful spa town of Malvern in Worcestershire. Morgan cars are famous the world over for their unique blend of charisma, quality materials, craftsmanship, technology and performance.
You can take a guided tour and see skilled craftsmen at work as they hand make their bespoke sports cars. Traditional car manufacturing combined with exciting cutting edge technology creates a tour like no other!! Tours cost £20.00 per person, £10.00 children aged 5-11 ( under 5 are not permitted), must be pre-booked. Some tours are available to book online and incur an additional booking fee.
Visit the Morgan museum and discover the fascinating family history, relax and watch the Morgan film and get up close to the cars of the past, present & future.
You can hire their cars during the week and at weekends:
Daily car hire: £200 Monday-thursday
Overnight hire: £260 Monday-thursday
Weekend hire: £550 Friday- Monday
Weekly hire: £975 +
Monday- Thursday: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fridays- 8:30am -2:00pm
FREE entry to museum and shop