Wild Garden Party @ Lower House Farm near Hereford

A garden tea party to launch Herefordshire Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days Wild campaign.

An evening event to celebrate all the wildlife you can find in your garden.

Drop in to Lower House Farm for tea and cake, and enjoy informal talks from our staff and volunteers about our wildlife garden and orchard.

No dogs please.

DATE:  1st June, 2016
TIME:  5.30pm to 7.30pm
LOCATION: Lower House Farm, Ledbury Road, Hereford, HR1 1UT Get Directions, by car, or by public transport

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Double Treat

Rossiter Books Photograph

Double Treat

A double treat for motoring and racing fans and filmgoers at the same time. Rossiter books, of High Street, Ross are staging a special book-film event at the Phoenix Theatre, Ross. Called An Evening with Senna, Tom Rubython, author of a new biography on the life of Ayrton Senna will be talking about his book, and signing copies. This will be followed by a screening of the much acclaimed documentary on the life of Senna, reputedly one of the best ever Formula 1 racing drivers.

AN Evening with Senna will be held on Saturday, November 5th, so should go with a bang. Starting time is 7pm and the total cost is £8.00 (including the normal £5 film charge)

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On the Way to the Wye

40th Celebration Event- On the Way to the Wye
A free family event celebrating the Georgian period in Ross on Wye. Fun, frolics, fiddles faddle, frippery and foppery with living history event. Meet 18th century ladies, gentlemen, soldiers, sailors, rogues and vagabonds. Join the historical progression through Ross with historian Heather Hurley and find out about the famous characters that popularised the Wye Tour and the Picturesque. There will be demonstrations of food, wine, costume, boatbuilding, lacemaking, candle making, basket making and rope making.
Location: Caroline Symonds Gardens ,Ross Riverside, Ross on Wye, Saturday 18th June
Ross Historical Progression
Meet characters from the Georgian period on their way to embark on the wye Tour from the Market House Heritage Centre led by historian Heather Hurley. Meet Lord Nelson, John Kyrle, Reverend Egerton and Gilpin as well as the notorious Sin eater.
Historical Demonstrations
Visit the conservatory at the Hope and Anchor pub on Ross Quay and learn historians Dr Annie Gray and John Hurley about Georgian food and wine. Observe how a lady dresses in Portrait of a Lady.
Military re-enactments
28th North Gloucestershire Regiment of Foot and the Worcester Yeomanry and Cavalry will be displaying sword and musket drill.
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