Flavours of Herefordshire Festival 2013

Top TV chefs PAUL HOLLYWOOD and THE FABULOUS BAKER BROTHERS are set to tickle the taste buds of Herefordshire audiences on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd November. This year’s Flavours of Herefordshire Festival will be held in the heart of the historic City and around the iconic Cathedral Close with some fantastic treats lined up from food and drink …

Choirs in the Castle Concert

Caldicot, Chepstow and Monmouth Male Voice Choirs will join forces at Caldicot Castle this summer for an evening of entertainment in aid of the Monmouthshire & District National Eisteddfod on Saturday 18 June 2016. The choirs will be joined by the acclaimed Welsh tenor Wynne Evans, who will host the concert.

15th Borderlines Film Festival

Over 17 days in February and March, the Festival will bring 84 films and film programmes to 24 venues in the Marches,

16th Borderlines Film Festival

Friday 23 February – Sunday 11 March 2018 From Friday 23 February to Sunday 11 March 2018 Borderlines Film Festival will bring 80 films and events to 26 venues across four counties in Herefordshire, Shropshire Worcestershire and Powys. Over that 17-day period, it is set to deliver another rich and varied programme in venues …

Pantomime Dog Retires

Any regulars to the wonderful Savoy Theatre Pantomime will have become a fan of Chief, the cute collie cross who steals the show during each performance.

£2.79 million funding for bright ideas in rural communities

A pot of £2.79million is now available to support inspirational ideas

2013 Trip to France – Part 4

We awoke on Thursday morning in Carolyn Toulmin’s house. Our window gave on to a view of hillsides covered with frosty, hoar-whitened vines. We had a quick breakfast and were off to taste chez Mme. Girardin in Pommard. We tasted three wines here: her Bourgogne Pinot Noir 2011, which had good, dark colour, a peppery …

2017 France Wine Buying Trip- 1

We set off early on Monday morning for the Channel Tunnel, and arrived in Chablis in time for supper.

2018 trip to France, Part 1

Written by Tom Innes, Fingal-Rock, 64 Monnow Street, Monmouth Our trip to France this year started stormily. We decided to take the ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe, and to start our tasting in the Loire, the reverse of our usual itinerary. When we reached Newhaven there was a gale blowing. The ferry delayed its departure, …

2018 Trip to France – Part 2

Read about part 2 of Tom Inne’s experience as he journeyed through France, visiting a variety of locations and tasting a range of wines.