Not only will there be a huge programme to see and do over the festival weekend, we will also have lots more planned during the run up to the festival!

Young Photographer of the Year 2013 Competition

ypc poster2013Hereford College of Arts’ annual competition aims to find the big photography names of tomorrow. Are you aged between 9 – 19 years old and have a passion for photography? If so they want to see your pictures! the theme for this year is ‘Apple of my Eye’ and the closing date is Monday 30th September 2013. For more information please visit


Beef and Ale Trail

Compare and contrast the finest beef and ale pies that Hereford has to offer. Go to for a list of participating cafes, restaurants, pubs, delis, butchers and shops to enjoy delicious grub. Rate the pies you eat and help choose the King or Queen of Pie!

Flavours of Ross-on-Wye Market

Ross Town Centre will be joining in the festival fun on Friday 1st November with a market crammed with locally produced food and crafts plus all the wonderful independent shops Ross has to offer – 9am to 2pm.