Start: 27th June 2021
9:00 am
End: 27th June 2021
2:00 pm
Please note, this event has now passed

Event Venue

Belmont Community Centre, Hereford (Central Herefordshire) Eastholme Avenue Belmont HR2 7UQ

GPS: 52.0414014, -2.7399754

Knife Angel Hereford Belmont Walk 8 miles

The purpose of the walk is to visit the Knife Angel in Hereford Cathedral grounds for a 40 minute visit and lunch break. The circular route will move through rural, urban and riverside paths in the Hereford City environment. Visiting Belmont, Hunderton, Hereford Cathedral, the River Wye, Newton Farm and Merryhill.
Meeting for a 9.00am start at Belmont Community Centre. Dogs on leads welcome. Finish time is approximate.

The Bishop of Hereford warmly invites visitors to the cathedral during opening hours, where they may pause for reflection, and perhaps say a prayer and light a candle at the shrine of St Thomas of Hereford.

Walkers bring a packed lunch and snacks.

Please note this event is organised by Golden Valley Walking Club on behalf of Herefordshire Walking Festival, and there is a charge of £7.50 payable to Herefordshire Walking Festival. Book here.

Also known as the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression, this magnificent 27ft statue built from 100,000 confiscated knives and blades will come to the city on Monday 14 June and will remain in place outside the West door of Hereford Cathedral until 12 July.
The Knife Angel will be located outside the cathedral and will be free to visit with no need for visitors to book in advance. Relevant precautions, including a one-way system around the Knife Angel and volunteer stewarding teams, will be in place during the day to help welcome and guide visitors.

For further information about the Knife Angel’s visit to Hereford, please visit the dedicated website: https://knifeangelhereford.co.uk/.

Prior to lockdown, the Angel toured around the UK and has become a national monument against violence and aggression in all its forms.

Full details and news of other events related can be found here.

W: knifeangelhereford.co.uk

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