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Local Events

There are a wide range of local events happening throughout the year including food festivals in Hereford and Ludlow, several county shows including livestock displays all within reach, and more unusual events such as scare crow festivals and folk festivals.

For a full list of local events please see the following websites


Herefordshire Events

Ludlow Events


Annual Events

Bromyard Festival of Speed

Tourist Information Centres

Leominster 01568 616460

Hereford – 01432 370514

The Malverns – 01684 892289

Ledbury – 0844 5678650

Ludlow – 01584 875053

Tenbury Wells – 01584 810136

Worcester – 01905 726311

See More:

With plenty of attractions right on your doorstep from historic sights to race courses, view our list of Places to Visit.

See our Ideal For Families page for family-friendly attractions in the area.

The surrounding countryside is the perfect place to get outdoors. See our Activities page for a list of local operators.

Explore the gastronomic delights of the local area in our Food & Drinks page.

Fancy a Golf Break? Look no further.

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival 12:00 pm
Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival @ Gloucester
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 4 @ 9:00 pm
Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival @ Gloucester
Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival The long-running Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival returns from Saturday 27 July – Sunday 4 August 2019 at various venues across the city. A mainstay of Gloucester’s festival season, local, national and international Blues artists converge on the…
Three Choirs Festival
Three Choirs Festival @ Gloucester
Jul 26 – Aug 3 all-day
Three Choirs Festival @ Gloucester
Three Choirs Festival A week-long programme of all things choral and orchestral, rotating each summer between the beautiful English cathedral cities of Hereford, Gloucester and Worcester. The 2019 festival will take place in Gloucester.
Tenbury Countryside Show 9:00 am
Tenbury Countryside Show @ Tenbury Wells
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tenbury Countryside Show @ Tenbury Wells
Tenbury Countryside Show The Tenbury Countryside Show is a traditional countryside show now in its 161st year. Featuring livestock, horses and horticulture and rural arts and crafts.
Herefordshire Country Fair 9:30 am
Herefordshire Country Fair @ Hereford
Aug 4 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Herefordshire Country Fair @ Hereford
Herefordshire Country Fair Now in its 41st year, Herefordshire Country Fair offers a day of country sport and fun. Entertainment includes terrier racing, working gun dogs, inter hunt relay, scurry racing, clay shooting, fly fishing and a parade of foxhounds.…
Down on the Farm Music Festival
Down on the Farm Music Festival @ Hereford
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day
Down on the Farm Music Festival @ Hereford
Down on the Farm Three day music festival held at Gwatkin Cider Company, attracting local and up-and-coming bands.
Worcester Festival
Worcester Festival @ Worcester
Aug 10 – Aug 26 all-day
Worcester Festival @ Worcester
Worcester Festival Two weeks of events, activities and fun for everyone across the city and beyond. It always ends on the August Bank Holiday Monday, culminating in a firework display.
Ludlow Magnalonga 10:00 am
Ludlow Magnalonga @ Ludlow
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ludlow Magnalonga @ Ludlow
Ludlow Magnalonga The Magnalonga is a food and drink walk of between 8 – 10 miles. This year it starts and finishes just outside Ludlow at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, in Craven Arms.
Sunshine Festival 12:00 pm
Sunshine Festival @ Upton-upon-Severn
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 26 @ 12:00 am
Sunshine Festival @ Upton-upon-Severn
Sunshine Festival Now in its 10th year, the Upton Sunshine Festival is a family festival that runs over the August Bank Holiday. Confirmed acts include Scouting For Girls, Boyzlife, 10CC, Peter Andre, The Osmonds, Curiosity Killed The Cat, East 17,…
Ross Cider Festival 12:00 pm
Ross Cider Festival @ Ross-on-Wye
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm
Ross Cider Festival @ Ross-on-Wye
Ross Cider Festival This small, exclusive festival is a gathering of enthusiasts, cider newbies, foodies and beer drinkers in a friendly, relaxed environment. Offering 3 days of local craft cider and perry, live music and entertainment with a chance to…