Leominster Festival is run by a local volunteer committee since 1978. It holds cultural events from book-signings, live music, film screenings with performances and workshops for all the family. This year it will be held Friday 2nd June – Sunday 11th June.
Some Highlights of this Festival
Anne O’Brien is an Author of Historical novels she lives near Leominster and will be . Her latest novel out in Hardback May 4th 2017 is The Shadow Queen. It is a tale of a woman’s treacherous ascent through the court to command royal power alongside her young son, King Richard II. She will be giving a talk at this Festival on Friday June 9th 7pm. Tickets link.
More event details found on Leominster-Festival.co.uk and
Fancy a 9 mile walk in the hills east of Leominster? Follow the Rambling Club walkers amidst green pastures, woods and fields. Bache-Camp Walk details here.
Family Fun Day Saturday 10th June 10am – 4pm. Activities like ‘Plant the Town’ allotment with activities, cookie-decorating, bouncy castle, Trevor Hill Animals encounters and there will be various craft plus Big Draw facilitated by Hereford College of Arts. Full details listed here.
Want to learn about the relationship between dance and the music? Steve Player and Hilary Norris will lead a dance workshop for all musicians interested in improving their understanding and performance of music. Read more about Baroque Dancing Steps event.
“Call Mr Robeson” is a live show about Paul Robeson an American Bass singer, actor and activist. Robeson is a fascinating figure having been involved in the Civil Rights Movement and Harlem Renaissance. He even met President Harry S. Truman to demand anti-lynching legislation. Paul is best known for his performance in Showboat a romantic comedy-drama musical film. His phenomenal life even inspired a song by Manic Street Preachers called “Let Robeson sing” have a listen here. This show is performed by Tayo Aluko & Friends. Tickets link.