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Mortimer History Society

On the Trail of the Mortimers published 2016



An evening of live music from the cast of the country’s leading Rat Pack tribute show will make sure this year’s Sho...

Date Posted: 09/05/2017


Ludlow Festival

Ludlow Fringe Festival of arts - wide range of events in Castle an around town date tbc

Dates: 18/06/2017 - 03/07/2017

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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Scarecrow Sunday

Dates: 6th August 2017 - 6th August 2017

A village wide celebration of scarecrows - fun for all the family. Rare chance to see Brampton Bryan Castle. date tbc

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Summer Holidays Teen Activities

Dates: 10th August 2017 - 10th August 2017

Activity Days for 11-16 year olds at Oaker Wood dates tbc

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English Civil War Society Siege of Brampton Bryan Castle

Dates: 12th August 2017 - 13th August 2017

Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-4pm, Entry £1 Adults, Children Free. The Biggest Civil War re-enactment on the calendar this summer comes to Brampton Bryan! Regiments, cannon, muskets, pike actions, living history village Free parking. Bar and refreshments available all weekend.

Kings Cup Air Race and competition at Shobdon Airfield

Dates: 12th August 2017 - 13th August 2017

Air Race at Shobdon Airfield - great day out for all the family

Mortimer Forest Park Run

Dates: 12th August 2017 - 12th August 2017

Join in Ludlow's Free Park Run every Saturday morning at 9am in Mortimer Forest

Magnalonga - walk with local food provided enroute through Mortimer Forest north Herefordshire

Dates: 13th August 2017 - 13th August 2017

Mortimer Country Walking Festival event -Magnalonga - walk with local food provided enroute through Mortimer Forest

Magnalonga - walk with local food provided enroute through Mortimer Forest north Herefordshire Image