Hay Festival 26 May—5 June 2016
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 13th—15th June
Why not have a great day out in the Malvern Hills celebrating great British farming and the countryside.
Herefordshire Walking Festival 14th—22nd June
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 9th—13th July
This delivers 5 days of outstanding equestrian sport.
Ledbury Poetry Festival 4th—13th July
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 20th—26th July
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 21st—24th July
This show lasts 4 days and is the biggest agricultural show in Europe. It takes place at Llanelwedd near Buith Wells.
Brecon County Show 2nd August
This show is based on cattle, sheep, horse and pony classes and attracts exhibitors from all over the Country.
Homme House Horse Trials 7th—8th August
This is the only British Eventing Venue in Herefordshire.
Brecon Jazz Festival 7th—10th August
Jools Holland and Acker Bill will the among the headliners at this years Jazz Festival. www.breconjazz.com
Monmouth Show 28th August
One of Wales’ largest one day Country Shows set in the Wye Valley. It offers a unique one day experience.
Festival of Churches 14th—15th September
The First ever Festival of Churches covering the counties of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire with over 250 churches participating.
Abergavenny Food Festival 20th—21st September
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 26th—28th September
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 27th—28th September
A charming celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia. A show for food and garden lovers.
Hay Walking Festival 8th—12th October
Over 50 walks and events with something for everyone. Highlights include a foraging for families, exploring botany, archaeology and geology.