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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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Battle of Mortimer's Cross - reenactment at Croft Castle north Herefordshire

Dates: 9th September 2017 - 10th September 2017

Battle of Mortimer's Cross - reenactment at Croft Castle

Battle of Mortimer's Cross - reenactment at Croft Castle north Herefordshire Image

H.art at At Aardvark Books

Dates: 9th September 2017 - 24th September 2017

h.Art Exhibition: details tbc

Shropshire Ride and Stride

Dates: 9th September 2017 - 9th September 2017

Visit unique historic buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun with the family! Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches, exploring and enjoying the countryside. The money they raise helps to save historic churches, chapels and meeting houses for future generations by helping to fund urgent repairs and occasionally the installation of modern facilities.

National Garden Scheme open gardens in Wigmore

Dates: 17th September 2017 - 17th September 2017

Bury Court Garden Wigmore

Ludlow Cycling Festival

Dates: 18th September 2017 - 18th September 2017

Ludlow's Cycling Festival - lots of fun for all the family, guided cycle rides and sportives date tbc

Arcadia Music Festival in Mortimer Country , north Herefordshire - 6 events 1-4 October

Dates: 28th September 2017 - 28th September 2017

7.30 pm Wednesday 28th September at Community Centre, Leintwardine SY7 0LB dates tbc "at the Haunted End of the Day" - Tony Palmer's penetrating and moving film tribute to William Walton. Samuel Barber Summer Music - see BBC site for more on Barber Janáček String Quartet No.2 ‘Intimate Letters’ - see BBC site for more on Janáček's quartets Beethoven Septet in E flat major op 20

Arcadia Music Festival in Mortimer Country , north Herefordshire - 6 events 1-4 October Image