Ross on Wye
The Wye Valley River festival starts 5th May to the 20th May, its a wonderful series of magical family events, embracing innovative artistic work that inspires and challenges. follow the festival through the wye valley for more info go to www.wyevalleyriverfestival.co.uk. here are a few highlights from the 14th to the 20th May at Tintern abbey the museum of the moon (Ticketed Event). Luke Jerrams’s Lunar spectacle is best viewed as the evening light fades and it glows in the dynamic ruins of Tintern abbey. On the 5th and 6th May Jony Easterby’s magical woodland light and sound show is being held at Symonds Yat Rock, picnic amongst the trees and be entertained with music and song before immersing yourself in the trees at night, the festival finale in Llandogo on the 19th May includes an afternoon and evening of music, song, dance, then in the evening a dusk torch parade and fire sculpture. For More Information please go to there Webbsite http://www.wyedeantourism.co.uk/news55
Ross town council is pleased once again to be bringing the free series of summer concert back to the Bandstand. 2017 was an excellent year and saw the introduction of a more varied selection of bands.
This Year is no exception, with the introduction of a swing band which we hope you will all enjoy. the dates have been extended too and will include a proms style event to rival the Albert hall.
This years concerts start on the 20th May with Ross own Town Band so put the date in your Dairy and come join us, bring a picnic basket and make it a full afternoon, even if the weather takes a turn we will still continue so bring an umbrella, the bands will start from 2.30pm to 4.30pm every sunday, with the proms event being held on the 22nd July from 1pm to 8.30pm, so please bring your chairs picnics, hats and flags and your set to have an enjoyable day.
Line up for the year
20th May Ross town band, 27th May Jaycee Big Band, 3rd June A.W.Parker Drybrook Band, 10th June Bream silver band, 17th June Forest of Dean brass, 1st July Frampton silver band, 8th July Cinderford Town Band, 15th July JJ Swing Band, 29th July Parkend Silver band, 5th August Pillowell Silver Band, 12th August Gloucester Brass, 19th August Pandemonium Steel Pans, 26th August Ebbw valley Brass. Remember all these dates are on a Sunday, so come rain or shine we will be there and hope you will be as well.
We are now taking reservations for Easter Sunday lunch served from 12 noon last orders 2.00 pm. We look forward to welcoming you
Griddled asparagus, goat’s cheese, herb oil, sour dough toast (GF available)
Spiced potted crab, toasted ciabatta (GF available)
Pea and watercress veloute, pesto dressing (GF)
Beetroot cured gravlax, horseradish crème fraiche, pea shoots (GF)
Hickory smoked ham hock and pearl barley salad
Roast Hereford beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes, pan jus (GF available)
Roast leg of lamb, roast potatoes, red wine gravy (GF)
Grilled skate wing, sauté potatoes, caper beurre blanc (GF)
Roast turkey, pigs in blankets, sage and onion stuffing roast potatoes, pan jus (GF available)
Mushroom, spinach and Wookey Hole wellington
All served with a selection of vegetables
Butterscotch tart, walnut ice cream
Cherry, rose and pistachio Pavlova (GF)
Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding, crème anglaise
White chocolate mousse, passion fruit curd, shortbread biscuits (GF available)
Selection of ice cream and sorbet (GF)
Selection of local cheese, grapes, celery, biscuits and chutney (GF biscuits available)
Coffee and Petit Fours
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 www.rosswalkingfestival.co.uk or call in at Rossiter books in either Ross or Monmouth
Sponsored by Wye Valley Brewery, PGL Travel Ltd, Herefordshire Walking Festival, Rossiter Books and Ross-on-Wye Town Council
We are thrilled to be rated the number 1 hotel in Ross- on-Wye on TripAdvisor, thank you to everyone who has written such wonderful reviews and to all our staff for the fantastic job they do that has achieved this great result.
Here at the Wilton Court we are delighted to have been awarded the Visit Wales Gold Award 2016. This award is given to businesses participating in Visit Wales Hotel and Guest Accommodation schemes that offer the highest standards of quality, comfort and hospitality.
We are awaiting our dated certificate that we will very proudly display alongside our other fabulous awards.
Enjoy an experience of a lifestyle with a hot air balloon flight over the Wye Valley- Aviators offer a fully trained hot air balloon flight for customers in Ross on Wye at various sites to launch across the country. These balloon rides have been ongoing for over 10 years. High quality safety equipment is used on all flights with modern fleet hot air balloons. This is a perfect birthday present especially those special dates such as 30, 40, 50 and 60
The hot air balloon rides for customers from Ross On Wye cater for all groups and sizes such as families, couples and corporate events. The hot air balloons cater for 2-16 passengers so we are bound to have something to suit your requirements.
Each balloon ride is a unique experience for customers from Ross On Wye as its all dependent upon the wind.
For more information visit their webiste http://www.balloonrider.co.uk/hot-air-balloon-rides/ross-on-wye/herefordshire/
”Local business are already showing their support for this years Ross on Wye pancake Day races” said Helen Kiddy of Essential Sewing Sewing services, organiser
of the event on behalf of ART which takes place through the main street of the town on Shrove Tuesday 4th March, culminating in front of the Market House. ”Any business wanting to sponsor race or get involved in any way then please get in touch with me”
“its all good fun but some competitors do take it all very seriously” said Helen. Of course we’re already in training!”
Race categories will include: Retailers race, men’s sprint, lady’s sprint, open relay(teams of 4) Under 5’s toddle, 6-10 years sprint, under 15’s sprint, granny’s and grandad’s meander and many more. Continue reading