The Royal Welsh Showground is approx 40 minutes away with many events including:
The Winter Fair on 2 & 3 December 2013
priding itself on being the best primestock event in the UK with something to offer everyone
A short video of what the last Winter fair had to offer
The Spring Festival on 17 & 18 May 2014
The number one event for smallholding, gardening and sustainable living.
A short video of what the last Spring Festival had to offer
Watch this space for Local 2014 dates but in the meantime here's a flavour or what 2013 had to offer
Clun Green Man Festival 4-6 May 2013
The Battle on the Bridge is the dramatic focal point of the weekend, and always takes place at noon on Mayday (Bank Holiday Monday). The Green Man and Ice Queen each have their entourage and approach the Bridge in procession from opposite sides. The Green Man comes down the hill from the Church with the May Queen, whilst the Frost Queen descends Bridge Street with her little icicles. There follows a stand off!
The Hay Festival, The world famous international literary festival. 23 May – 2 June 2013
Gregynog Classical Music Festival 20th -30th June 2013
Gregynog Hall, thes wonderfully grand black and white timbered mansion plays host to one of the most notable classical music festivals in Britain. Set over 3 weekends, the programme includes famous names, international visitors and up and coming young artists. This takes place in a truly delightful setting of the magnificent house and grounds.
Knighton Town Crier Festival August 2013 (dates to be confirmed)
A traditional cry has been heard loud and clear from the Town for the past nine years as crowds gather for an unusual competition aiming to find the nation's best Town Crier.
Knighton Carnival and Show Last Saturday in August
The carnival procession takes place at noon and again in the evening and is always a dazzling display of local talent. There is a spectacular show of horticulture, floral and handicraft exhibitions, vintage cars, equine competitions, dog shows, loads for the kids and, of course, the increasingly popular food stalls …..
Scarecrow Sunday and a rare chance to look round Brampton Bryan Castle. End july /beginning of August. Details of this and other Brampton Bryan Events at Aadvark Books
Presteigne festival 21-27 August 2013
The Presteigne Festival takes place annually over six music-filled days during the late August bank holiday weekend. The Festival has a long tradition of supporting young artists and specialises in the promotion and presentation of contemporary classical music
Welsh Food Festival 1st & 2nd Sept 2013
The Welsh Food Festival is a celebration of what is best about food and drink in Mid Wales and the borders. The Festival is a delight for all the family and the magical setting of Glansevern Hall makes it one of the best loved food festivals in Wales.
h.Art Herefordshire Art Week . 7th - 15th September 2013
is an annual showcase aimed at promoting the large number and wide variety of artists and craftmakers working in the region and some of them not that far from the Brandy House
Clun Valley Beer Festival 4-7 Oct 2013 A chance to sample the best of cask conditioned beer in the pubs and inns along the Clun Valley, each with their own distinct character and history - The White Horse and Sun Inn at Clun, the Kangaroo at Aston-on-Clun, the Crown Inn at Newcastle-on-Clun, The Crown at Clunton and the Hundred House at Purslow. Transport is provided between pubs.
Autumn Epic cyclo-sportive 6 Oct 2013 The Autumn Epic is a European-style cyclosportive, that takes riders on a 155km grand tour of Radnorshire.
for place to place trail riding