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Open Rehearsals at The Three Choirs Village

FREE rehearsals at Hereford 2022, Three Choirs Festival. You can relax in the festival village at Hereford Cathedral and enjoy a wonderful FREE insight into the festival music coming up.

Open Rehearsals at the Festival

Want to try out some new music absolutely free? Dip into our cathedral rehearsals, listen to fantastic music and get a flavour of life behind the scenes at the festival. You can come into the rehearsal at any point, no ticket needed, and stay for as long or as short a time as you would like. There will be fact sheets, activities and a drawing competition for any children who come along, so they can get closer to the music too.

When are the rehearsals?

23 July 2.15pm-5.15pm                Dvořák Requiem (Festival Chorus and Orchestra)

24 July 1.30pm-4.30pm                Mahler Symphony No 4 (Orchestra)

25 July 9.30am-12.30pm              Quo Vadis (Festival Chorus and Orchestra)

26 July 12.30pm-4.30pm              The Creation (Cathedral Choirs and Orchestra)

27 July 10am-1pm                          Pietà (Festival Chorus and Orchestra)

28 July 1.30pm-4.30pm                Voices of Power (Festival Youth Choir and Orchestra)

29 July 1.30pm-4.30pm                Transformations (Festival Chorus and Orchestra)

30 July 9.30am-12.30pm              The Dream of Gerontius (Festival Chorus and Orchestra)

Three Choirs Festival Village

Our Festival Village is the perfect place to relax, enjoy a drink and meet with friends.

Eating and Drinking

There will be two cafés serving light lunches, tea and cakes to eat in or takeaway. The festival bar will be open every day until after the evening concert, with a fine selection of gin, wine, cask ales and local ciders, courtesy of our friends at Wardingtonʼs Original Ludlow Gin.

Craft Tent

Members of the Herefordshire, Cotswold and Worcester Craft Guilds will be showing their work – the perfect opportunity to buy a gift from a highly skilled maker working within the Three Counties.

Community Bandstand 

Enjoy free music and entertainment from local groups on our community bandstand as you relax in outside the cathedral. Highlights include:


Hereford Big Band

Hereford Folk Ensemble

“El Squid”

The Nukelele Man

Clara Miln

For more information email or phone 01452 768928

Image credit: Michael Whitefoot