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1st - Readers Group at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. For details please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762

2nd - Coffee Morning at Lingen Village Hall, 11am till 12.30. Coffee and delicious homemade cakes to enjoy. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome.

4th - Presteigne Local Food Market in The Memorial Hall, 9am till 1pm

5th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society Summer Lunch in Knucklas Village Hall. For further information contact tel: 01547 529244

7th - Craft and Chat at Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham. 2pm till 4pm Come along and join us for a crafting get together.

8th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society talk entitled 'Floral Rendezvous' by Arnaud Metairie. For further information please contact 01547 529244

9th - Chatterbrook WI Meeting 7pm Presteigne Memorial Hall. Wendy Toomey will give a presentation on 'The Romanisation of Britain' Visitors welcome from 8pm Further information tel: 01544 267245

11th - Coffee Morning in St.Andrew's Church Hall from 10.30am till around 12.30 Everyone is very welcome.

11th - Gather Round and Sing for Fun with Marion Rowlatt in The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 10.30am till noon.

16th - Coffee Morning Lingen Village Hall 11am till 12.30 Coffee and delicious home made cakes to enjoy.

17th-18th - Brethyn Cartref: Home produced cloth exhibition of patchwork quilts and other Welsh textiles. At The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne. This is the third pop-up Welsh Textile Museum in The Assembly Rooms. This year looks at the unmistakably Welsh handwork traditions. There will be a display of original examples and a reconstruction in progress of a typical Welsh flannel quilt, using late 19th century and early 20th century fabrics. Open 10.30am till 4.00pm FREE ADMISSION The information boards, telling the story of the development of Welsh textiles, will remain on display during the Presteigne Festival, when there will be an opportunity to see more work at the Museum Project, The Old School House, Whitton. Curator Rosamund Black

19th - Presteigne and Borders Floral Art Society, Sue Hamer's Open Garden. For further information contact 01547 529244

21st - Craft and Chat at Lingen Village Hall 2pm till 4pm Come along and join us for a crafting get together.

23rd-28th - Presteigne Festival 2018. An annual feast of the Arts, created and curated in partnership with composers, musicians and artists, taking place in the beautiful surroundings of The Welsh Marches. The central programme features Baltic music, celebrating the centenaries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania becoming independent republics. The 2018 programme offers a rich variety of events and is available throughout the town. Box Office opening times from 16th July to 18th August Monday to Saturday 11am till 2pm Telephone 01544 267800 website and online booking

25th-27th - Presteigne Open Studios 11am till 5pm. Painting, photography, sculpture, installations, ceramics, pottery and furniture. Town trail map and leaflet available throughout town.

25th 26th 27th - Annual Needlecraft Exhibition, Lingen Church 10.30am till 5pm. Also featuring Rev. Leigh Spicer's collection of sewing memorabilia.. Raffle, light refreshments. A donation from all proceeds will go to local charities. For more information contact Maggie Flanders (Lingen Stitchers) 01547 510050 or Carole Garland(Needling Along) on 01547 530951

27th - Welsh Art in Twelve Pictures. Artist, writer and broadcaster Peter Lord, returns with iconic images that define Welsh Art. The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne, 11am. This talk is part of Presteigne Festival's exciting selection of films, talks, drama and pre-concert events at The Assembly Rooms, running alongside the Festival's celebrated music programme. August 23rd-28th. Box Office 01544 267800


7th-9th - Early Music in The Marches. Handel's Judas Maccabaeus, a 2 day workshop for singers and players of orchestral instruments, tutored by David Hatcher and Julia Bishop. And two concerts given by Baroque specialists Julia Bishop, David Hatcher and Hilary Norris and by vocal Ensemble Scaramella, directed by Matthew Pochin. For further information about the weekend please contact Annie Nethercott on 07989 091949 or at

8-16th - H-Art Herefordshire Art Week Meet a myriad of artists, chat about the creative process in an artist's studio, seek out group exhibitions, discover hidden talent in Herefordshire and the Borders. Details available from Presteigne TIC within the Judge's Lodging or visit


7th - Christmas Fair. Annual Event takes place in High Street. This year lots of new ideas. View Connect page  as date draws near. In meantime contact Chair Leon Abecassis at the Salty Dog in the High Street for more information, with enquiries, or to join in. 01544 267720, or mobile 07805727486.