Hay Festival 24 May – 3 June 2018
A gathering in the staggering beauty of the Brecon Beacons. It attracts writers, film makers, comedians, politicians and muscians to delight, inspire and entertain.
Royal Three Counties Show 15th—17th June 2018
Why not have a great day out in the Malvern Hills celebrating great British farming and the countryside.
Herefordshire Walking Festival 16th—24th June 2018
This walking festival takes places over 9 days and there are 53 walks available in the county including Hillfort Walks and Castlewalks.
Hartpury Festival of Dressage 4th-8th July 2018
This delivers 5 days of outstanding equestrian sport.
Ledbury Poetry Festival 29th June-8th July 2018
This takes place over 10 days. It is the biggest and best poetry festival in the UK featuring poets from all over the world.
Dore Abbey Choral Week 22nd—28th July 2018
This mini arts festival gives singers the opportunity to perform works by English composers plus the chance to attend exhibitions, recitals and talks.
Royal Welsh Show 23rd—26th July 2018
This show lasts 4 days and is the biggest agricultural show in Europe. It takes place at Llanelwedd near Buith Wells.
Brecon County Show 31st July 2018
This show is based on cattle, sheep, horse and pony classes and attracts exhibitors from all over the Country.
Brecon Jazz Festival 10th—18th August 2018 www.breconjazz.com
Monmouth Show 7th July 2018
One of Wales’ largest one day Country Shows set in the Wye Valley. It offers a unique one day experience.
Festival of Churches to be advised
The First ever Festival of Churches covering the counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire with over 250 churches participating.
Abergavenny Food Festival to be advised – sometime in September 2018
The Abergavenny Food Festival is about food ! It has been called the Glastonbury of Food Festivals (Observer) and is reknown for its fantastic atmosphere.
Ross Walking Festival to be advised – sometime in September 2018
This offers gentle strolls or serious leg stretches in beautiful countryside and includes foodie walks, hilly walks, river walks and Nordic walks.
Malvern Autumn Show 29th—30th September 2018
A charming celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia. A show for food and garden lovers.
Hay Walking Festival to be advised – October 2018
Over 50 walks and events with something for everyone. Highlights include a foraging for families, exploring botany, archaeology and geology.