The Wye Valley, straddling the border between England and Wales, is renowned for its natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and rich cultural history. This area is also famous for its wide range of activities and events that occur throughout the year. From outdoor activities to craft fairs, food festivals, and music concerts, there’s always something going on in the Wye Valley. In this post, let’s take a look at the exciting events lined up from February 5th through 12th, 2024.
The Herefordshire Food Festival
Starting off the week on February 5th is the Herefordshire Food Festival. This event spotlights Herefordshire’s finest food producers, chefs, and retailers. With live cooking demonstrations, food stalls selling local produce, and plenty of delicious bites to eat and drink, it’s a can’t miss event for food lovers.
Wye Valley River Festival
The Wye Valley River Festival is set to take place from February 6th to 8th. This spectacular event celebrates the River Wye and its surrounding landscapes. Visitors can expect thrilling outdoor performances, creative workshops, music, art exhibits, and much more. More information can be found at the visit Dean Wye website.
Literature Night at the Wye Valley
On February 9th, the Wye Valley will host a special Literature Night. Bookworms can look forward to engaging panel discussions, book signings, and readings from award-winning authors. This event also offers a wonderful platform for local authors and poets to showcase their work. Check out Visit Herefordshire for further details.
Ross-on-Wye Comedy Night
Looking for some laughs? The Ross-on-Wye Comedy Night on February 10th promises an evening of hilarity with performances by top UK stand-up comedians. Find out more about the event and book your tickets from the Eventbrite website.
Forest of Dean Winter Walk
Round off the week by soaking up the natural beauty of the Wye Valley on the Forest of Dean Winter Walk, scheduled on February 12th. This guided walk showcases the stunning winter landscapes of the Forest of Dean. Dress warmly and prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking scenery. Booking information and further details can be found on the Herefordshire Government website.
Discovering the Wye Valley
Whether you’re a resident of Wye Valley or a tourist visiting for the first time, these events offer fantastic opportunities to engage with the local community, experience the vibrant culture, and explore the stunning landscapes. From tantalising your taste buds at the Herefordshire Food Festival to being immersed in literature, comedy, and nature, there’s truly something for everyone in the Wye Valley from February 5th to 12th. Plan your schedule and book your tickets now!
Keep in mind that events, dates, and details can sometimes be subject to change; it’s always recommended to check directly with the event website or organizer for the latest information. The Wye Valley awaits!