What's On in Mortimer Country, North Herefordshire
Something for everyone - where you can listen to music and see the stars on cloudless nights; hike along hidden highways; marvel at artistic innovation or just eat the view. Some of the many diverse and fascinating events in and around Mortimer Country are listed below. Click on the RSS feed to keep up to date, this list changes all the time. Mortimer Country is so close to Ludlow, that our visitors can make the most of all the great events in Ludlow. And all through this corner of Herefordshire, local events welcome vistitors, to unique local celebrations, village shows & cultural events.
Our regular headline events are
January - Wassailing all over North Herefordshire's cider country
March - Borderlines Film Festival - all over North Herefordshire
April - Brampton Bryan's Point to Point
May - Ludlow Food and Transport Festival and Lionstock Music Festival in Leintwardeine
June - Ludlow Arts Festival and Shropshire Hills Art Week
July - Food and Flying Festival in Shobdon
August - Scarecrow Sunday at Brampton Bryan, English Civil War reenactment at Brampton Bryan, Presteigne Arts Festival, and The Sun Inn's famous Beer Festival.
September - H.Art - Herefordshire's open Art workshops, Ludlow Food and Drink Festival, and Herefordshire's Festival of Churches
November - Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre
December - Christmas celebrations - Stir up Sunday
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Dates: 28th April 2017 - 28th April 2017
We are holding a special dinner hosted by Ott Bryan "Gin Master" from Taste at No.1 Ludlow. A specially prepared 5 course tasting menu by our award winning Chef Karl Martin will be matched by Gin cocktails carefully selected by Ott Bryan. Full payment will be required with booking, there are limited spaces available so book early to avoid disappointment. £75 per person (Dinner and 6 Gin Cocktails)or £300 per room Dinner, Bed and Breakfast for 2 Adults
Dates: 29th April 2017 - 14th May 2017
A Selling Exhibition of Antique Maps of Wales and the area of the Council of the Marches: Herefordshire, Shropshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, 1600-1900. Many rare and interesting origninal antique maps, at reasonable prices. Opens 11am Free entry, refreshments, Free parking.
Dates: 29th April 2017 - 30th April 2017
Lionstock Weekend, music festival at the Lion Hotel, north Herefordshire, near Ludlow dates
Dates: 30th April 2017 - 1st May 2017
Unique two-day Festival. Bank Holiday Monday sees a dramatic battle on Clun Bridge between the Green Man and Frost Queen, followed by May Fair.
Dates: 1st May 2017 - 2nd May 2017
Unique three-day Festival. Bank Holiday Monday sees a dramatic battle on Clun Bridge between the Green Man and Frost Queen, followed by May Fair.
Dates: 2nd May 2017 - 4th May 2017
Knighton Walking Festival - 3 walks in Mortimer Country north Herefordshire over the May Bank holiday