summer events

Bands and Proms in Ross on Wye Park 2018


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.



National Trust Summer Events in Herefordshire


© NTPL / Michael Caldwell

Herefordshire- What’s On!

Berrington Hall

  • Summer on the lake- 25th June
  • Bat walk- 9th July
  • Hereford and Leominster Kite festival- 16 &17 July
  • Dragons, damsels and lake dipping- 1, 18, 15 &22 August
  • Teddy bears picnic- 9th August
  • Mermaids and Pirates- 16 August
  • Heritage open day- 10 September

Brockhampton Estate

  • Walk through paradise wood- 23 May
  • Children’s literature trail- 28 May & 5 June
  • Evening walk- 30 June
  • Ancient tree walk- 14 July
  • Mini beast hunt- 4th August
  • Moat dipping- 5&13 August
  • Moat dipping/mini beasts- 17 August
  • Make a woodland picture- 23 August
  • Children’s outdoor trails-31 August
  • Orchard Walk- 15 September
  • All things Damson- 3&$ September

Croft Castle & Parkland

  • Rangers rumble- 3 July, 4 September& 2 October
  • Children’s literary trails- 28-30 May, 1-5 June,
  • Ranger’s poetry ramble- 5 June
  • Ancient tree walks- 12, 17 June & 7 October
  • In pursuit of spring- 18 June
  • Children’s outdoor trails- 1 to31 August & 1-4 September
  • Bat walk- 17 July &23 September
  • A midsummer night’s dream- 3 August
  • Ugly Bug safaris- 3,10,17,24 &31 August
  • Medieval weekend- 3 August
  • Canterbury tales- 17 August
  • Heritage open day-10 September

The Weir

  • Wildflowers of the air- 18 May
  • Children’s literary trails- 28- 31 May &1-5 June
  • Veni.Vidi, Vici- 22 June
  • Bat walk- 30 July &25 September
  • Children’s outdoor trails- 1-31 August
  • Back to nature- 4, 11, 18 &25 August
  • Heritage open day- 10 September