Coming upon the picturesque Wye Valley between November 6 and 12 of 2023? We have put together a snapshot of events you should consider during your trip. These specially selected events embrace a range of interests, from music to art and food, and provide an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of this beautiful part of the UK.
Catch up with the rhythmic pulse of Wye Valley with these musical events scheduled for the week.
The Damon Brown Jazz Quartet – November 6
The week kicks off at The Courtyard in Hereford with the Damon Brown Jazz Quartet. Regarded as one of the UK’s best trumpet players, Damon will be performing alongside his skilful band. For jazz enthusiasts or those looking to try something new, this event is not to be missed! Further details are available here.
Ross-on-Wye Choral Society Autumn Concert – November 10
Celebrate the height of autumn with Ross-on-Wye Choral Society in their Autumn Concert at St Mary’s Church. Expect traditional choral pieces, suiting the atmosphere of the historical church. Find more about the program here.
Art and Culture Events
Engage with the rich cultural heritage of the Wye Valley through these events.
Watercolour Painting Workshop – November 7
Discover your artistic side with a workshop at the Wye Valley Arts Centre. It’s a perfect chance to learn a new skill and find inspiration in the gorgeous landscapes around you. More information can be found here.
Guided Tour of Goodrich Castle – November 9
Experience history first-hand with a guided tour of the iconic Goodrich Castle. You’ll learn about the castle’s past during the Civil War, and marvel at the stunning scenery from the castle’s vantage point. More information is available here.
Food and Drink Events
Savour the unique flavours of the Wye Valley with these gastronomic events.
Forest of Dean Food Festival – November 11
Tickle your taste buds at the annual Forest of Dean Food Festival. This event hosts some of the region’s best food and drink vendors, and features live cooking demonstrations and food-related workshops. You can find more information here.
Flight Club at Chase Distillery – November 12
Round off the week with a cocktail masterclass at Chase Distillery. Learn the secret behind making a perfect cocktail and sample some of Chase Distillery’s award-winning spirits. Read more about this event here.
The events mentioned above only scratch the surface of what Wye Valley has to offer. From music, art, culture, food, to drinks, there’s something to suit everyone’s interests. So, fill your calendar and make the most out of your stay in Wye Valley!