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APR
23
B&RBKA Beginners' Course in Beekeeping
23rd April 2016 - 28th May 2016
Brecknock & Radnor Beekeepers' Beginners' Course in Beekeeping. 6 Saturday afternoons 23rd April - 28th May. Start: 12 noon. Venue: Llanddew Village Hall LD3 9ST for, every week, a theory session, followed by practical at our teaching apiary. Booking essential. £50 + £11 assoc. membership. Visit website
MAY
7
The Baskerville Arms Summer Exhibition
7th May 2016 - 30th June 2016
Starting this May and running through the summer. A collection of oil paintings on canvas and framed water colours by local Hay Artist Georgina Funnell. Visit website
MAY
16
Sharing Stories at Hay-on-Wye Library- part of the Gwanwyn Festival 2016
16th May 2016 - 25th July 2016
Enjoy listening to good stories and poems, and share the memories that they inspire in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Shared Reading sessions led by Emma van Woerkom, (trained by The Reader Organisation). Suitable for older people, friends and carers welcome. To book, please contact Hay Library. Tel. 01497 820847
MAY
26
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
26th May 2016 - 5th June 2016
"HowTheLightGetsIn, the Institute of Art and Ideas’ annual festival, is back - it will take place from 26th May - 5th June 2016. As ever, we’ll be joined by some of the world’s cutting-edge thinkers to engage in ten days of inspirational debate, alongside parties with world-class musicians guaranteed to keep you dancing into the small hours. Visit website
MAY
26
HAY FESTIVAL
26th May 2016 - 5th June 2016
Live Facebook reports: Click HERE
MAY
27
Traces - an exhibition celebrating textiles
27th May 2016 - 5th June 2016
Traces is an exhibition of new work at The Tabernacle, in Talgarth, by Susan Milne, Katherine Sheers and Helen Watkins. The artists have come together through a mutual love of textiles and collectively they occupy the practices of art, craft, design and the spaces in between.
MAY
29
Fiddlesticks
29th May 2016
Northwest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk are touring Herefordshire during the May Bank Holiday weekend. Why not come along and enjoy some dancing and live music? 10.00am – 12.00pm.
JUN
12
Hay-on-Wye Drum Circle - drumming in the open air by the river
12th June 2016
Outdoors next to the river by the bridge at 'Want to Canoe' or The Bridge B and B if raining. Bring your own drum or try some from our collection - drums and percussion from the traditions of Brasil, Cuba, Japan, Eastern Europe, Africa...not to be missed, booking essential please. Visit website
JUN
23
Afternoon Tea at Penymaes, Hay-on-Wye
23rd June 2016
Join us in the beautiful gardens of Penymaes for Afternoon Tea, all in aid of Hay & District Dial-a-Ride by kind permission of Shan Egerton. Tickets are £6.50 and include a cup of tea, sandwich and a cake, and are available from Dial-a-Ride on 01497 821616 or call in Monday to Friday 9am to 12 noon. Visit Facebook page
JUN
24
Trip to Hop Pocket Shopping Village
24th June 2016
Hay Dial-a-Ride is running a trip to the Hop Pocket village with time for lunch on Friday 24th June. Open to members only. Fare £8. Contact the office to book on 01497 821616. Visit Facebook page
JUN
25
Risca Male Choir in Concert
25th June 2016
Risca Male Choir in concert at St Mary's Church Brecon on Saturday 25 June 2016 at 7.00pm. Founded in 1970, Risca Male Choir has established an enviable reputation with its diverse performance styles and is led by Geraint Davies, Musical Director. Tickets £8 on sale at Tower Cafe St Mary's Church Brecon. Phone Tel No 01874622702 or email stmarysbrecon@hotmail.com to reserve tickets.
JUN
26
Hay Music..The Rautio Piano Trio
26th June 2016
The Rautio Piano Trio, a highly regarded young group,play works by Haydn, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky. 3.00 pm at Dorstone House, Dorstone HR3 6AW. Details on www.haymusic.org. Tickets from Website 01497 822010/820322. Advance booking essential. Teas in the gardens after the concert.
JUL
2
Hay-on-Wye Summer Food Festival
2nd July 2016
Memorial Car Park. Contact 01874 624979
JUL
3
Hay Does Vintage
3rd July 2016
'The Vintage Wonder Town' will see the Market Square and surrounding venues filled with over 50 vintage and retro traders. Open 10.30am till 4pm. We are a not-for-profit organisation. Visit website
JUL
18
The Royal Welsh Show
18th July 2016 - 21st July 2016
Visit website.01982 553686
JUL
24
CLARE HAMMOND Piano
24th July 2016
Internationally acclaimed young virtuoso pianist Clare Hammond plays works by Bach, Beethoven,Ades, SAzymonowski, Medtner & Whalley. 3.00 pm at Dorstone House,Dorstone, HR3 5AW. Details from www.haymusic.org. Tickets from Website 01497 822010/820322. Advance booking essential.
JUL
31
Hay-on-Wye Horse Show
31st July 2016
Sec. 01497 847340. Visit website
AUG
6
Brecon County Show
6th August 2016
More info: 01874 611881. Visit website
AUG
13
Llanigon Show
13th August 2016
Nr Hay-on-Wye. 01497 847342
AUG
15
Steam & Vintage Rally
15th August 2016
The Rally is an event which caters for all the family - nostalgic vintage items for the older generation, entertainment for the children and plenty to interest everyone else. Visit website
AUG
27
Brecon Beacons Summer Fayre
27th August 2016 - 29th August 2016
01874 624979
AUG
27
Talgarth Festival of the Countryside
27th August 2016 - 28th August 2016
Talgarth Festival is an annual 'free' festival based in the small market town of Talgarth....
SEP
4
James Gilchrist & Anna Tilbrook recital
4th September 2016
Renowned tenor James Gilchrist and pianist Anna Tilbrook perform works by Vaughan Williams, Roger Quilter, Ivor Gurney, Frank Bridge, Gerald Finzi, Mahler & Schumann. 3.00 pm Dorstone House, HR3 6AW. www.haymusic.org. Tickets: Website 01497 822010/820322 Advance booking essential
SEP
10
Herefordshire Art Week at Walkers Cottage
10th September 2016 - 18th September 2016
Local artist Véronique Avon will be exhibiting her latest oil paintings and illustrations alongside fellow artist Julia D. Gray at Walkers Cottage in Clifford. 3m from Hay on Wye towards the toll bridge (follow the pink signs) | Tea Garden & plenty of parking | picnic area with Wye Valley views. Visit website
SEP
17
Abergavenny Food Festival
17th September 2016 - 18th September 2016
01874 624979. Visit website
OCT
1
Brecon Beacons Food Festival
1st October 2016
01874 624979 for details.
NOV
5
Black Mountains Lions Bonfire & Firework Display
5th November 2016
Baskerville Hall, Clyro. Gates Open 6pm. Bonfire Lit at 6.45pm and Fireworks 7pm. Adults £4, Children £1. Free Car-Parking. Variety of Stalls including Soup and Hotdogs!!
NOV
25
Hay Festival Winter Weekend
25th November 2016 - 27th November 2016
Send S.A.E. to Box Office, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AD for free programme. Visit website
NOV
25
Switching on of Hay Christmas Lights
25th November 2016
More info: 01497 820144
NOV
26
Hay-on-Wye Winter Food Festival
26th November 2016
Over 50 companies, 10-4pm. Memorial Car Park, Middle of town. Free Entry. Contact Andrew Powell, 07779 012019
NOV
27
Hay Does Vintage
27th November 2016
Hay Does Vintage returns to the Market Square. Over 50 vintage and retro traders. Vintage tearoom, Jewellery Curios, Vintage Clothes, Furniture and much more. 10.30 till 4.30. Visit website
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