Guide to Wye Valley Events for the Week of January 29, 2024

Welcome to your essential guide to Wye Valley Events for the Week of January 29, 2024

For locals and visitors alike, the charm of the Wye Valley is forever undeniable. It’s an enchanting fusion of English heritage, stunning landscapes, and a wealth of activities sure to enthrall all ages. While its beauty is constant throughout the year, the marvels of the Wye Valley are particularly vibrant in the waning days of January. This guide is here to ensure you don’t miss any of the unique events taking place this week.

Event Highlights

From workshops and exhibitions to live music and theatre, the Wye Valley has a spectrum of events that caters to all interests. Here are the main highlights scheduled for the week of January 29, 2024:

Literary Luncheon with Esteemed Author at Hay Festival Winter Weekend

For the fans of words and wisdom, the Hay Festival Winter Weekend is a must-visit. The festival is not just a celebration of literature and the arts, but it is also an outstanding gathering of thinkers from around the world. This week features a highlight event – a literary luncheon with a celebrated author, offering an excellent opportunity to delve into their mind. For tickets and more information, visit the official site of the Hay Festival.

A Guided Walk by the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

If you’re eager to explore the Wey Valley’s breathtaking natural scenery, joining a guided walk organized by the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is recommended. The picturesque path winds through a variety of landscapes, enabling you to experience the valley’s beauty up close. Further details of the event can be found here.

Live Music Night at the Ross-on-Wye Canoe Hire

Looking for a night of great company, local ales, and live music? Head over to Ross-on-Wye Canoe Hire on Friday night. This riverside gem is hosting local musicians and promises an evening of entertainment and camaraderie. More details about the performance can be found on their Facebook page.

A Breakdown of the Week’s Events

For a more detailed overview of available events, check the timetable below.

Date Event Venue Time More Info
Monday, Jan 29 Literary Luncheon Hay Festival 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Here
Tuesday, Jan 30 Guided Walk Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Here
Friday, Feb 2 Live Music Night Ross-on-Wye Canoe Hire 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM Here

To stay updated on all upcoming events, be sure to check the Eat, Sleep, Live Herefordshire and Visit Dean Wye websites regularly. Mark your calendars for a week filled with interesting and exciting adventures in the Wye Valley!


As you can see, the Wye Valley is a hub of cultural, artistic, and outdoor activity this last week of January. The variety of events means there’s something for everyone. So whether you’re a book lover, a music enthusiast, or an avid walker, there are plenty of exciting happenings in the Valley to keep you entertained. Don’t miss out – plan your schedule and make the most of your Wye Valley experience!

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