As we exit the hustle and bustle of the festive season, it’s time to look for experiences that will help carry your spirits through the winter months. Lucky for us, the scenic Wye Valley has a robust roster of events to keep us engaged, entertained, and educated. Here are some notable happenings to mark on your calendar:
Live Music Nights at the Tavern
Every Friday and Saturday throughout January, The Tavern in Ledbury welcomes live bands to their stage, adding a punch of rhythm to your weekend. Starting at 9 PM, enjoy an eclectic mix of genres from talented local and touring musicians. Find more information here.
Charity Challenge Walk
On January 16th, challenge your fitness and give back to the community in a charity walk in Ross-on-Wye. This event, designed to help raise funds for local charities, starts and finishes at the Hope & Anchor parking lot. For more details, click here.
Chepstow Winter Market
On every third Sunday of the month, from 11 AM to 3 PM, Chepstow Community Garden hosts a winter market showcasing local produce, crafts, homewares, and more. January’s event is scheduled for the 18th; more details can be found here.
Jewellery Making Workshop
Those interested in crafting their own accessories should not miss the Jewellery Making Workshop on January 23rd at the Hereford Arts and Crafts Centre. The workshop provides all the necessary material and guidance. For tickets and more detailed information, visit here.
Street Food Market in Hereford
Foodies will relish the weekly Street Food Market taking place every Thursday at Hereford High Town. Get your taste buds ready for a trip around the world as local vendors serve up a wide array of international dishes. More information can be browsed here.
Guided Canoeing Expedition
Embrace the richness of Wye Valley’s natural beauty with a guided canoeing expedition along the river. These full-day outings are run by Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre all through January. Booking details can be found on their official website.
Here’s a table summarising all the events:
|Live Music Nights at the Tavern
|Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays
|The Tavern, Ledbury
|Charity Challenge Walk
|Chepstow Winter Market
|Chepstow Community Garden
|Jewellery Making Workshop
|Hereford Arts and Crafts Centre
|Street Food Market in Hereford
|Hereford High Town
|Guided Canoeing expedition
|All of January
|Monmouth Canoe and Activity Centre
Whether you’re looking for indoor activity or outdoor adventure, entertainment or enlightenment, the Wye Valley region has a wealth of events to choose from. So, embrace the winter chill and step out to transform dreary January days into memorable experiences.