WHAT’S ON NEARBY

Scroll down for information on specific events nearby that people have sent us and further down the page are links to local organisations, magazines and venues to go to their event listings.


WIGMORE & DISTRICT GARDENING CLUB

Thursday October 18th 2018 Wigmore and District Gardening Club Speaker

Tonight we will hear from Mike King of Shropshire Sarracenas. Mike is passionate about carnivorous plants and holds the National Collection with over 1000 different clones of Sarracena pitcher plants. This should be a fascinating talk where Mike will talk about how he discovered his passion as a child, how to cultivate these striking plants and of course will answer all sorts of questions.  Venue: Wigmore Village Hall, HR6 9UW Cost: £2 for non-members, with membership being £5 per annum.  All welcome. Contact Cathy Jones (07813)733240 cathleenj2001@yahoo.co.uk for more details.

Tuesday October 30th 2018 Coach trip to Westonbirt Arboretum 

We will meet at the Wigmore Village Hall HR6 9UW at 9.30am to depart for the wonderful Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury in Gloucestershire, returning by 5.30pm. This visit will allow us to indulge our senses in their stunning autumn colour. Now is the perfect time to take a peaceful walk to experience an incredible landscape of vibrant colours spread through the branches of over 15000 specimen trees. Cost for this exciting trip is £27 including the coach, admission and a guided tour. All welcome but numbers attending are essential so please contact Ian Barlow to book your place on ijbhomeuk@yahoo.co.uk or phone Cathy Jones on 07813733240 for more details.


ST MICHAEL’S HOSPICE

Felin Fach:

Listen to the man behind one of the UK’s most popular literary festivals.

On Tuesday, 16th October Peter Florence will be at the Felin Fach Griffin near Brecon, which has just been named Dining Pub of the Year for Wales in the 2019 Good Pub Guide.

During this lunchtime talk for St Michael’s Hospice, Peter will be in conversation with BBC Hereford & Worcester’s Nicola Goodwin.

Lunch is included and will be two courses with a vegan and vegetarian option.

Book now at www.st-michaels-hospice.org.uk

 

Lottery:

Thank you to all our generous supporters who bought tickets for this year’s St Michael’s Summer Draw.

Thanks to all your support, the draw has raised over £37,000 which is already making a real difference to the amount of care St Michael’s can provide for the local community.

If you missed out on the Summer Draw you can always try our weekly Hospice Lottery Draw.

With a first prize of £1,000, and 23 other cash prizes every week, it is one of the most profitable Hospice Lotteries around.

So, if you want a taste of that Friday feeling, while helping your Hospice, sign up now to play the Lottery from just £1 a week.

You can sign up by calling 01432 851 000 or by downloading an application form from the Hospice’s website at www.st-michaels-hospice.org.uk


HEREFORDSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST


Herefordshire WildlifeTrust is the largest membership-based wildlife organisation in the area, dedicated to inspiring people about wildlife, acting as a wildlife champion, creating wildlife havens and encouraging sustainable living.

The Trust covers the county of Herefordshire and works closely with neighbouring Wildlife Trusts in England and Wales. The Trust is supported by over 3000 local members and manages 54 nature reserves.

Their website is here and they have lots of events every month.

 


AYMESTREY FILM CLUB

Films are shown at Aymestrey Parish Hall on the first Sunday of every month.  

Doors open at 6.45pm.  Entry is £5 per person. Home-made ice-cream and popcorn will be on sale before the screening.

You are welcome to bring other refreshments if you wish.  Most of the seating is “cabaret-style”, around small tables.

If you are interested in receiving regular information about screenings please send an email to filmclub@aymestrey.org and we will put you on the (electronic) mailing list.


BROAD SHEEP:

Broad Sheep logoAn excellent magazine for what’s on, from music to courses all over Herefordshire, Shropshire and The Marches. See here.

 


ARTS ALIVE

Other stuff arts-alive logoBring live events (and Flicks in the Sticks below) to venues all over Herefordshire and Shropshire. For details of their events see their website here.

 


LOCAL CINEMA:

other stuff flicks in the sticksFlicks In The Sticks in YarpoleFlicks in the Sticks in Dilwyn:  Flicks in the Sticks in Eyelistings for the Playhouse Cinema at the Community Centre in Leominster

 


MORTIMER PARK (Luctonians)

other stuff mortimer parkClick here for what’s on and information

 


COURTYARD THEATRE

Other stuff CourtyardIn Hereford for plays, comedy, films etc, or just a cup of coffee.

Details of what’s on are here.

 


LEOMINSTER CIVIC SOCIETY

Runs a series of events/discussions and similar. This year’s programme is here


LUDLOW

There’s lots going on in Ludlow and you can see everything via this website.

Other useful stuff Ludlow Assembly Rooms Logo lar-logo-final-colourThere is also Ludlow Assembly Rooms who have loads of films and live events and you can see what’s on here.

 


WHERE CAN WE GO?

other stuff wherecanwegoad283x58This is a good website for events. This link takes you to events near Kingsland though you can look for events anywhere in the UK!