We were delighted to see so many tourism professionals at our New Year Tourism Forum at lovely Canwood Gallery. What an inspirational story and venue this unique gallery is. There was lots of networking and mingling with providers swapping information about the wonderful things going on around the county.
Special thanks to Martha at Send Cake for the delicious sweet treats – they were yumptious!
We heard from great guest speakers about upcoming events in Herefordshire in 2018 as well as an update from ESL’s Heidi Chamberlain Jones who shared wisdom and knowledge on getting your marketing right! For all marketing advice and tips contact Heidi, firstname.lastname@example.org.
More on our speakers and upcoming events below.
Our wonderful host venue for the afternoon will be open again from spring with exhibitions and events in their buildings and gardens. Go along to enjoy this peaceful place and perhaps even buy a masterpiece for yourself.
Thank you to Stephen and Hannah Dale, and architect Garry Thomas for sharing the amazing story of how Canwood came to be and for looking after us all so well.
Herefordshire based and baked mail order cake gifts, perfect for special occasions(send a cake), parties, functions or that fast fix.
3 Choirs Festival Hereford 22-29 July 2018
This world famous misc festival returns to Hereford and Hereford Cathedral this year with lots of linked events Clare Wichbold, Chair of Hereford 3 Choirs Festival was our speaker, but please direct your enquiries to:
Phoebe Walsh (Marketing Manager)
T: 01452 768935
NB Eat Sleep Live Herefordshire will be promoting places to stay and enjoy in Herefordshire during the 3 Choirs period, and the Festival website will be signposting visitors to the ESL website so that they can plan an extended break in the county.
Poppies Weeping Window 14 March – 29 April 2018
Hereford City is the first of only 5 UK venues to host the prestigious Poppies: Weeping Window art installation in 2018. For further information contact:
Kevin Ebsworth, Project Manager
T: 07772 391918
Home Front project
This is the regional project for Herefordshire which is running alongside the Weeping Window installation period.
This commemoration of Herefordshire’s contribution to the Home Front during the First World War will include a series of special events at the cathedral and across the county, marking the ways in which the men and women of Herefordshire contributed to the war effort .
Contact Sarah Chedgzoy (Home Front Project Coordinator)
Herefordshire Life Through A Lens
A three-year film, exhibition and oral history project about the social history of Herefordshire, inspired by the extensive and newly accessible photographic archive from the Derek Evans Studio.
Launching at Borderlines Film Festival, you can see part one about Herefordshire’s Hop History at various venues around the county.
Producers, Herefordshire based Catcher Media, would just like to add, if you picked up or were given a project leaflet please be advised that the ‘invite’ on the back is not valid to claim a ticket it is only for named individuals. Apologies for any confusion this may have caused.
See more about this on www.herefordshirelifethroughalens.org.uk