Discover Weekly Events in the Wye Valley: Guide for week of 15th-21st April, 2024

Welcome to the Wye Valley Weekly Events Guide

The Wye Valley and Herefordshire are buzzing with a plethora of fantastic events this week, from the 15th-21st April, 2024. Regardless of your interests, be it food, art, nature or live performances, there’s an event for you. Read on to discover some of our top picks for the week.

Culinary Delights

‘Herefordshire’s Gourmet Gatherings’

Come and fill your bellies at the Herefordshire’s Gourmet Gatherings, taking place from the 17th to the 19th of April. Indulge in a wonderful array of local and exotic cuisines, curated by the best chefs in the region. The event also features cookery demonstrations and live music. This one is not to be missed by foodies!

‘Real Ale Train’

It’s time for all beer lovers to hop aboard the Real Ale Train on the 20th April for a moving beer tasting experience. Organized by the Dean Forest Railway, attendees will enjoy locally brewed ales while the historic steam train meandering through the stunning Wye Valley.

Art and Exhibitions

‘Hereford Arts and Crafts Showcase’

Running over the weekend of the 18th to the 20th of April, Hereford’s largest arts and crafts showcase is back. Experience an immense display of artworks, crafts, photography, and more from local artists. It’s an opportunity to support local creatives and perhaps pick up a unique piece for your home or office.

‘The Open Air Sculpture Exhibition’

Starting on 15th of April and running through the summer, the Open Air Sculpture Exhibition is hosted at the striking Canwood Gallery’s sculpture park. Make the most of the beautiful weather with a culturally enriching outdoor activity.

Nature and Outdoors

‘Wildlife Walks’

The Wye Valley offers countless beautiful landscapes and the Wildlife Walks starting on 18th April are an excellent opportunity to enjoy them. The walks are hosted by experienced wildlife guides from Herefordshire Wildlife Trust who will share their knowledge about the local birds, insects and plants that make the valley their home.

‘Family Easter Egg Hunt’

The Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo is the setting for a delightful Easter egg hunt on the 15th of April that’s perfect for the whole family. Along with hunting for Easter eggs, attendees can discover various species of beautiful butterflies and learn about their lifecycle. A truly educational and fun experience.

Live Performances

‘Spring Awakening: A Musical’

Running from the 16th to the 19th of April, the Courtyard Theatre in Hereford is hosting the critically-acclaimed musical, ‘Spring Awakening’. With a thrilling storyline and exceptional performance, it’s the perfect event for theatre enthusiasts.

‘Jazz at The Left Bank’

For music lovers, Jazz at The Left Bank should not be missed. On 19th April, enjoy an evening of soulful jazz at the popular Left Bank Village by the River Wye. Book your tickets soon, as this event is known to sell out fast.

With such an interesting and varied schedule of events taking place in the Wye Valley and Herefordshire this week, you’ll be spoilt for choice. So, whether you’re a local or just visiting, make the most of your time by taking part in these unique experiences that the region has to offer. Happy exploring!

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