Blog posts from 'August 2014'
We’ve just had the last bank holiday until we hit Christmas, some 17 or so weeks away and Hereford put on a great show over the weekend, with its celebration of local (and some not so local) food suppliers. Three days of stalls, music and food to enjoy then and there all on Castle Green this year. We went on Saturday, which was thankfully dry but I… read more on Flavours of Herefordshire
I absolutely love the idea of foraging and free food. It is very fashionable at the moment to be able to forage and know what you are looking for and what is edible and what isn’t. Right now the cobnuts are ripening and last weekend we picked a whole load before the squirrels got them! In our lower woodland canopy, under scrub and hedgerows we have hawthorn… read more on The business of foraging at Brinsop
Everyone loves days out with the kids, but sometimes adults can overdose on zoos, amusement parks and aquariums. In Herefordshire we can’t offer any of those but we do have some fantastic suggestions for a cracking day out that should engage the little ones as well as the grown-ups! Leominster is the market town just up the road from Brinsop which is heaving with antique shops and… read more on Days out in Herefordshire
I haven’t managed to find out much about Brinsop Court during the First World War but there is lots going on in Herefordshire to remember those times and to commemorate the 100 years since the beginning of World War I. For the full list head to the council’s website, but below are some of the highlights: In September there is a flower festival weekend on at Pudleston… read more on First World War and Brinsop Court