Leading down to the River Wye, the gardens are a hidden gem nestles within the cathedral grounds. At their own leisure, visitors can explore the peaceful Cloisters, the colourful Canon’s garden, the private gardens of the Dean and Bishop and the historical Chapter House garden. A team of volunteer gardeners and guides will be on hand to answer questions and also share the fascinating history of these beautiful spaces, most of which aren’t normally open to the public. They will be open on selected Wednesdays and Saturdays until September. Booking is essential via the cathedral website as the capacity will be limited to support with social distancing.
There are 3 times slots on each day - 10am, 12 noon and 2pm - and correct at the time of going to print, there is still space on the following dates:
2.30pm & 7.30pm Tickets £15 advance booking only Performance lasts 75 minutes. A unique and exciting piano concert, is a free-flowing, improvisation based collaboration between pianists Rachel Starritt and Cara Tivey, inspired by the surroundings, artefacts and spaces within Hereford Cathedral.
Rachel was a student at the RNIB when she met teacher Cara. Their combined influences are broad and various, spanning Classical, Pop, Hip-Hop and Jazz. Both musicians are classicall trained and Cara has toured around the world with chart-topping bands including Blur.
These pieces will be played alongside a number of the duo’s own compositions.
This event is hosted by the National Gundog Association
Championship Dog Show. No admission fee. The main entrance for the show is via Brown Gate.
3RD - 5TH AUGUST NATIONAL PONY SOCIETY CHAMPIONSHIPS
This event is hosted by the National Pony Society.
Championship show crowning National Final Champions, and with all the pony qualifiers for Horse of the Year Show. Classes for everyone from show ponies and M&Ms, flat to WHPs, in hand and dressage, fun junior classes and young judges.
7TH - 8TH AUGUST BRITISH FLYBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS
The British Flyball Association is looking forward to bringing their indoor championships to the Three Counties Showground.
Flyball is a fun, fast and furious dog sport that involves a team of four dogs completing a course in a relay fashion and fetching a ball over a sequence of four jumps.
28TH AUGUST PROMS NIGHT
Enjoy a great night of live proms music at this spacious and friendly open-air venue - gates open from 4:00pm.
Once you have found your picnic spot and poured your first glass, your magical evening will commence with a majestic spitfire display – accompanied by some well-known British war themes. Then sit back and enjoy all of your favourite proms music including the 1812 Overture, the Hornpipe, Land of Hope & Glory, Rule Britannia and Jerusalem along with a whole host of other fantastic classical pieces.
The finish will be a spectacular firework display fully synchronised to the music to complete a memorable evening in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside.
29TH AUGUST THE BOOTLEG BEETLES
Enjoy an unforgettable night of Beatles classics at this spacious and friendly open-air venue - gates open from 4:00pm.
The world’s Premier Beatles band will showcase their flawless recreation of the greatest songbook of all time at Three Counties Showground on 29th August 2021. Find your picnic spot, pour your first glass and dance the night away!
Experience the Fab Four’s journey through the swinging 60s. Every tiny detail is forensically observed from their authentic period costumes and instruments, to their witty stage banter and “inflection perfect” vocals. This show is an absolute must for Beatlemaniacs of all ages!
Food and drink is available to buy on site. Gates Open: 4pm - 10pm
Herefordshire Golf Club
The Herefordshire Golf Club was founded in 1896 and moved to its current location at Wormsley in 1932. The course was designed by the legendary James Braid and offers far reaching and beautiful views of the Shropshire Hills, the Brecon Beacons and the Malvern Hills. It is a challenging and hilly parkland course that meanders through mature woodland where golfers are surrounded by wildlife and the natural environment. Go to www.herefordshiregolfclub.co.uk for more information or contact [email protected] to book a round! For non-golfers the Causeway Bar & Restaurant will be opening in June offering some stunning views while showcasing some of Herefordshire's finest local produce.
Waterworks Museum, Broomy Hill, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 0LJ, UK