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Events...
FEB
2
Let's Get Quizzical
2nd February 2018 - 31st December 2018
First Friday of each month. MC Emma on the mic, free chips at half time! £2 entry fee, winner takes pot of money! Visit website
FEB
4
Lego Club
4th February 2018 - 31st December 2018
Lego Club happens every Sunday 11am to 12.30pm. Come along all ages welcome, including parents! Visit website
APR
24
Herefordshire Spring Foraging and Fine Dining
24th April 2018
Join us for canapés at Byford before setting off around the Weir Gardens hunting for wild food! Here you will learn about the edible and poisonous plants, tree's and mushrooms we find. Afterwards, we'll head back to Byford where we will serve you a fine Wild Food 5 course feast. Please book online. Visit website
APR
27
Conversation with Fitzwilliam Quartet
27th April 2018
5.00 pm in The Swan Hotel,informal conversation with the quartet and Professor Brian Newbould,the world's leading Schubert scholar, whose realisation of the second movement of Quartettsatz will be played at this evening's concert. Teas etc. available. Everyone welcome without charge.
APR
27
Friday Live: Ollie West Band
27th April 2018
The Ollie West Band are a 4 to 24 piece ensemble. "The tracks of Ollie West and his band are excellent examples of pop/fusion; sophisticated changes, literate lyrics layered upon a fine groove." - Dean Friedman, Songwriter. Visit website
APR
27
Fitzwilliam Quartet:Hay Chamber Music Festival
27th April 2018
THE FITZWILLIAM STRING QUARTET. 7.00pm at St Mary's Church,Hay. Quartettsatz in C minor D703. String Quartet in A minor D804 (Rosamunde). String Quartet in G major D887 Tickets £15.00 (students £7.50) online or at the door.
APR
28
Dragonfly String Trio
28th April 2018
COFFEE CONCERT with DRAGONFLY STRING TRIO 11am at the Swan Hotel. Hay Mozart Divertimento in E flat major K563 (Coffee and light refreshments available before the concert) Tickets £10.00 (students £5.00) online or at the door.
APR
28
Film - BRITTEN’S ENDGAME
28th April 2018
3.00pm in Richard Booths Bookshop Cinema. Followed by discussion with the director John Bridcut and The Fitzwilliam Quartet. Free but tickets required from here.
APR
28
FIitzwilliam String Quartet
28th April 2018
7.30pm in Richard Booths Bookshop. Purcell Chaconne in G minor Z730 Glazunov “Alla Spagnuola” Britten String Quartet no. 3 in G major Op.94. Mozart String Quintet in C major K 515 (with Susie Meszaros). £15.00 from website.
APR
29
Fitzwilliam String Quartet with Anna Tilbrook piano
29th April 2018
3.00 pm at St Mary's Church,Hay. Purcell (arr.Britten) Chaconne Mozart Piano concerto K414 (version for piano & quartet). Shostakovich String Quartet no.14. Mozart Piano Concerto K415. £15.00 (students £7.50) from here.
MAY
5
The Weir Garden, Herefordshire Spring Foraging Course
5th May 2018
Join us for an informative walk around the grounds of the beautiful Weir Gardens. Here you will learn about the edible and poisonous wild plants, tree's and mushrooms we find along the way, some of which we will add to a the light lunch we'll cook for you at the end of the day. Please book online. Visit website
MAY
11
Friday Live: Hattie Briggs
11th May 2018
Hattie Briggs is a 24 year-old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. **Fender Guitars Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017/2018**. Influenced by Foy Vance, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Goldfrapp, Pete Seeger, Regina Spektor and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings from the heart. Visit website
MAY
19
Beauty & The Beast: Nils Solberg & Joan Viskant
19th May 2018
7.30pm St Mary’s Church, Hay, HR3 5ED. The silky-voiced American jazz singer pairs with this virtuosic jazz guitarist in a tribute to the jazz legends: Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Django Rheinhardt… Best jazz. Quality entertainment. Tickets £12 on the door on online. Visit website
MAY
24
HAY FESTIVAL
24th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Facebook page: Click HERE
MAY
24
UNICORNS ALMOST - a play by Owen Sheers
24th May 2018 - 7th June 2018
UNICORNS, ALMOST is a new one-man play, written by Owen Sheers, about the life and work of the World War II poet, Keith Douglas. Premiere directed by John Retallack and produced by The Story of Books. Venue: The Swan. Visit website
MAY
25
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
25th May 2018 - 28th May 2018
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival returns to Hay-on-Wye next summer with more ideas, magic, music and wonder than ever before. On the edge of the Black Mountains, alongside the river Wye, throughout the festival you'll find the world's leading thinkers debating cutting edge ideas as well as an inspiring programme of music, comedy, culture and performance all set in atmospheric and intimate venues.
MAY
26
Hay Fair on the Square
26th May 2018 - 28th May 2018
Hay Memorial Square, 10am-5.30pm. Enjoy a free weekend street party with live music, food and eclectic vintage stalls in the centre of Hay-on-Wye. Taking place during the Hay Festival of Literature, in a colourful marquee in Memorial Square and with the historic Hay Castle as a backdrop, we present a back-to-back programme of live music from some of the best live acts from across the region. Soak up the festival atmosphere, tap your feet to great bands, fill up on delicious food, rummage through the vintage stalls and enjoy this weekend of festivities. For details: Juliet Noble, 07970556813
MAY
29
Hereford Spring Foraging and Fine Dining Course
29th May 2018
Join us for canapés at Byford before setting off around the Weir Gardens hunting for wild food! Here you will learn about the edible and poisonous plants, tree's and mushrooms we find. Afterwards, we'll head back to Byford where we will serve you a fine Wild Food 5 course feast. Please book online. Visit website
JUN
3
Hereford Spring Foraging and Fine Dining Course
3rd June 2018
Join us for an informative walk around the grounds of the beautiful Weir Gardens. Here you will learn about the edible and poisonous wild plants, tree's and mushrooms we find along the way, some of which we will add to a the light lunch we'll cook for you at the end of the day. Please book online. Visit website
JUN
17
Zoe Martlew & Finnegan Downie-Dear
17th June 2018
Zoe Martlew,cello, and Finnegan Downie-Dear, piano offer A MOSTLY FRENCH POTPOURRI. Debussy,Cesar Franck,Ravel,Villa-Lobos,Martinu & Satie in their inimitable style. Tickets £14.00 (students £7.00) from 01497 820322/822010 / Book online, or at the door.
JUL
6
Brecon Food Festival
6th July 2018
07779 012019 for details.
JUL
8
The Norrington String Trio
8th July 2018
The Brussels-based Norrington String Quartet will play works by Bach,Beethoven,Martinu and Dohnanyi at 7.30 pm in Richard Booth's Bookshop. Tickets £14.00 from 01497 820322/822010 / Book online, or at the door.
JUL
23
The Royal Welsh Show
23rd July 2018 - 26th July 2018
Visit website.01982 553686
JUL
26
The Solem String Quartet
26th July 2018
The Solem,one of the finest young quartets in the UK, will play quartets by Haydn,Bartok and Beethoven at 7.30pm in Richard Booth's Bookshop. Tickets £14.00 from 01497 820322/822010, Book online, or at the door if still available.
JUL
30
Hay-on-Wye Horse Show
30th July 2018
Sec. 01497 847340. Visit website
JUL
31
Brecon County Show
31st July 2018
More info: 01874 611881. Visit website
AUG
4
World War I Commemoration Weekend
4th August 2018 - 5th August 2018
Hay and surrounding villages commemorate the 100 years since the end of the First World War. Living History Exhibitions. Parade and Service. Choirs. Military Bands. Veteran Groups and more.
AUG
10
Brecon Jazz Weekend
10th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
For information: 07926 196714
AUG
11
Llanigon Show
11th August 2018
Nr Hay-on-Wye. 01497 847342
AUG
12
Steam & Vintage Rally
12th August 2018
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
SEP
8
h. Art
8th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
Herefordshire Art Week. Visit website
SEP
15
Abergavenny Food Festival
15th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
01874 624979. Visit website
NOV
5
Black Mountains Lions Bonfire & Firework Display
5th November 2018
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
22
Hay Festival Winter Weekend
22nd November 2018 - 25th November 2018
More info: Visit website.
NOV
23
Christmas Lights ‘The Big Switch ON!’
23rd November 2018
Venue: Cheese Market / Memorial Carpark. Time: 5pm – 7.30pm (lights switch-on at approximately 6pm). It’s free, just turn up! See Hay-on-Wye transformed into a winter wonderland brimming with festive cheer! Visit website
NOV
23
Hay Winter Weekend
23rd November 2018 - 25th November 2018
The festival offers four days of family fun within the picturesque surrounds of the Hay’s independent bookshops, cafés, and markets.
NOV
24
Hay-on-Wye Winter Food Festival
24th November 2018
Over 50 companies, 10-4pm. Memorial Car Park, Middle of town. Free Entry. Contact Andrew Powell, 07779 012019
NOV
24
Fairtrade Christmas Market
24th November 2018
Fairtrade Hay's annual Christmas market brings the best fairly traded gifts, textiles, tools and foods from around the world to Hay's butter market, along with festive music, food and drink. Support crafts people in vulnerable communities at Christmas time by buying fair trade. Info: Louise, 01497 820069
NOV
25
Hay Does Vintage
25th November 2018
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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