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Food Glorious Food 30th October 2013
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It is the time of year when Herefordshire’s Cathedral Close and the city centre is transformed into a giant food festival site. Last year, the festival was deemed a huge success and everyone is hoping that this can be repeated. There are more than 130 exhibitors and a range of celebrities turning up including the ever popular Paul Hollywood, the Fabulous Baker Brothers, Blanche Vaughan & Sea… read more on Food Glorious Food


Shaggy Dog Story 24th October 2013
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Reading the history book about Brinsop, I came across this story and thought I would share it...... can't imagine any of it happening today! Dorothy Wordsworth wasn't a natural dog lover, but a dog called Prince attached himself to her. He accompanied her on her long and solitary rambles around Herefordshire. Prince was so devoted to her that once when she was off on a journey, he… read more on Shaggy Dog Story


The English diarist Robert Francis Kilvert (1840–1879) 17th October 2013
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I came across an entry from Kilvert's Diary recently and just had to share it. Francis Kilvert was an English clergyman remembered for his diaries reflecting rural life in the 1870s. He worked as a curate and then as a vicar in local parishes and his entry for Thursday, March 13th is so evocative - it could almost be written today except of course there is no… read more on The English diarist Robert Francis Kilvert (1840–1879)


I Spy things at Brinsop that begin with B! 10th October 2013
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There are so many beautiful things at Brinsop it can be hard to whittle them down to just a few to showcase! And so, in no particular order.... Bailey Bailey of course has to be top of the list of things we spy here at Brinsop! As you know if you read the blog regularly Bailey is the biggest of the houses here at Brinsop and the… read more on I Spy things at Brinsop that begin with B!


Teambuilding with a difference 3rd October 2013
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What an evening! Our celebration that the harvest was brought in successfully was held in Brinsop's ancient banqueting hall last night. Brinsop's harvest supper is an annual event and looked forward to with great anticipation by everyone who is associated with the estate with the invitations are eagerly awaited. The banqueting hall table was laid and the candles lit to create a wonderful atmosphere for the guests.… read more on Teambuilding with a difference


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