Exploring the Exciting Events Lined Up in Wye Valley for the Week of February 19-25, 2024

From historical tours to artisanal classes, the enchanting Wye Valley is teeming with enticing events set up for the week of February 19 to 25, 2024. With each day offering a diverse selection of activities that cater to varying interests, it’s an excellent time for locals and tourists alike to explore the myriad offerings of this picturesque region. Here’s a preview of what the week has in store.

Tuesday, February 19: Herefordshire’s Own – A Local Wine Experience

Embark on a full-day comprehensive Herefordshire wine experience. Showcasing local wineries, this guided tour will allow wine enthusiasts to explore and indulge in the best locally crafted wines. Included in the experience are in-depth tours of vineyards, tastings, and a hearty Herefordshire lunch. For those with a penchant for wine, this day-out offers an extraordinary insight into the local wine scene.

Wednesday, February 20: Ross-on-Wye Historical Walk

A treat for history buffs, this guided walk promises to help you unearth the rich history of Ross-on-Wye. Navigate through charming streets and historic buildings while a knowledgeable guide shares little-known facts and stories from the past. The tour concludes with tea and local treats, providing an opportunity to digest the town’s history while soaking in its scenic beauty.

Thursday, February 21: The Big Sky Gallery Art Exhibition

Art lovers are in for a treat as The Big Sky Gallery opens its doors for a weeklong exhibition. Showcasing a diverse range of contemporary pieces from both local and international artists, the exhibition caters to a range of artistic tastes. Art aficionados can explore, appreciate, and even acquire paintings, sculptures, prints and more. All proceeds from sales go directly to the artists.

Friday, February 22: Annual Frost Fair

The popular annual Frost Fair is a must-visit. This traditional winter fair takes place at the historic Herefordshire Castle and boasts a variety of stalls selling gifts, crafts, food and more. Relive a bygone era with fun fairground games, horse and carriage rides, and warming winter treats like mulled wine and hot chestnuts. A perfect day out for the whole family.

Saturday, February 23: Foraging and Wild Cooking Course

Fancy yourself a foodie? If yes, then the Foraging and Wild Cooking Course is a must. Spend the day foraging in the beautiful Wye Valley countryside under the expert guidance of experienced foragers. Then, learn how to whip up a gourmet feast using your gathered ingredients. A unique, hands-on experience that combines nature, adventure, and culinary craft.

Sunday, February 24: Outdoor Cathedral Choir Concert

End the week on a high note by attending the stunning outdoor cathedral choir concert. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the grand Herefordshire Cathedral, this concert promises both visual and auditory delights. The talented cathedral choir will perform a variety of hymns and compositions, making for a peaceful and uplifting evening.

Plan Your Visit

The Wye Valley, with its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, is an area ripe for exploration. Whether you’re a resident wanting to engage more with your local community or a tourist looking to absorb the best of the region, the week of February 19 to 25, 2024, offers a host of events catering to all tastes. History, food, art, or wine, whatever your interest, the Wye Valley has something exciting lined up just for you. Don’t miss out on these wonderful experiences; plan your visit now!

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