Church Stretton Events and What's On
Events in Church Stretton and What's On in Church Stretton
In Church Stretton, Mortimer Country, there is a full programme of unique events through out the year. Each month of the year brings new rural activities and special events, from film screenings & live theatre in village halls, to rural country shows at villages like Church Stretton
Church and parish events, provide a full programme of guided walks, village fetes all through this corner of Church Stretton. And local history clubs, in Church Stretton provide in depth talks about local life in days gone by and local historical celebrities.
All the pubs, and country inns in Church Stretton, Mortimer Country take every opportunity to celebrate events during the year, such Christmas and New Year, Valentines day, Mothering Sunday and Easter with special menus or offers. Some pubs, like the Sun Inn in Leintwardine, take it one step further and celebrate local life with uniquely local flavour, with wassailing events, Banestre Tarleton day, St Georges Day and their Celebrated beer festival at August bank holiday.
Music plays a big part in local village events, there are regular 'Open mic' and music events at pubs in Church Stretton. Don't miss the Hobson’s Sea Shanty singers at Church Stretton. Churches in Church Stretton parish regularly host classical and jazz music concerts.
Cycling sportif or challenge events, walking festivals with guided walks, orienteering and car rallying events, all take place throughout the year in the beautiful countryside surrounding Church Stretton. The big events are walking festivals in bishops Castle and Herefordshire, the Woodpecker Car Rally and the Epic cycles events.
Food festivals abound in this area, around Church Stretton. Meet local food suppliers, taste the food, listen to talks & cookery demonstrations.
And of course, in this beautiful corner of North Herefordshire near Church Stretton there is a choice of top quality holiday accommodation bed & breakfasts, hotels, inns, self catering holiday cottages and campsites for weekends, short breaks or longer stays. So plan your weekend around a special event
Mortimer Country is so close to Ludlow, that if you stay in Church Stretton you can make the most of all the great events in Ludlow; Ludlow Food Festival isn May & September, Ludlow Arts Festival in June & July and the Medieval Christmas Fair in november.
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Centrally situated for visiting Church Stretton B&Bs are ideal for exploring this beautiful area.