River Wye Events

Below is a list of river Wye events in 2016

Hay Festival

Dates – 26 May—5 June 2016.
One of the most famous river Wye events is the Hay Festival. For 27 years the Hay Festival has brought together writers from around the world to share stories and debate at its festival in the staggering beauty of the Welsh Borders. The Hay-on-Wye festival celebrates great writing from poets and scientists, lyricists and comedians, novelists and environmentalists, and the power of great ideas to transform our way of thinking.

Hereford River Carnival

The Hereford River Carnival is a fabulous day out for the whole family. The itinerary for the day includes dog shows, food stalls, assault courses, dance shows and much more.

Beer On The Wye

Dates – 8th to 10th July 2016.

Held in the heart of Hereford each July, Beer On The Wye is a fantastic Beer and Cider festival. Run by Herefordshire’s CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale), the festival can boast over 140 beers, plus 120 ciders and perries. The festival is held in a big top marquee, based on the banks of the Wye at Hereford Rowing Club. It is a friendly, welcoming festival which will not disappoint.

Visitors to the Beer Festival may enjoy half a day of canoeing or kayaking on the Wye. Return transport, included in the price, will bring you back to the Hereford so you can continue to enjoy the festival and the Beer. Canoe and Kayak Hire starts at just £20pp and includes all necessary kit and equipment. View accommodation in Hereford for River Wye Events here.

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Ross Cider Festival

Dates – Likely to be the end of August – beginning of September 2016.

Here is an example of the itinerary from last year:

Friday – The festival kicks of at 7 p.m. with a lively Ceilidh
Hilary and John will be doing their usual quality food during the evening.

Saturday  – Breakfasts from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Pressing demonstration.
Opening at midday meet the Cider Makers including
Live Music from 2 p.m.
We anticipate up to 20 Cider Makers including some new to our festival
As always, Hilary, John and their team will provide a selection of excellent food from lunchtime.

Sausage & Cheese Sunday – FREE ENTRY!
Breakfasts from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Market and Music from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
We hope you will all stay to enjoy the market and listen to the music.

Monmouth Festival

Dates – 22nd July – 30th July 2016.

The Monmouth Festival is predominantly music based. Throughout its 34 years the Festival has got bigger and better and now includes the Carnival, Busking Festival and a growing Fringe.  The Festival prides itself on being extremely friendly, relaxed and an opportunity for families and all generations of people to come together and enjoy themselves. What’s more, it is completely free!