Things to do... this June

Dan Ovel
With Dan Ovel

This month's curator is Dan Ovel. Dan is an internationally-renowned breakdancer who runs classes across Herefordshire with Dirty Feet CIC, and has just launched Here4D - a new music, comedy and dance festival to raise money for the homeless, coming this August.

Get in  touch on FB if you want to help out, or might know someone interested in performing.

Curator's Picks

Birmingham Philharmonic
Birmingham Philharmonic @ Leominster Festival

If you are interested in a classy night out then why not get yourself over to Leominster?

"The award-winning Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra bring the most recorded of all Mahler’s symphonies to the Priory church as a fitting climax to another wonderful Leominster Festival weekend"

CreateFuel
Create/Fuel @ The Green Dragon Hotel

A brand new type event for young people people getting started or getting on in a creative career. Advice from people already paying their bills with their creative talents, breakout chats + mentoring/job opportunities. Followed by Create/Late - with live music and spoken word from Cecilia Knapp.

Make Votes Matter Herefordshire
Make Votes Matter @ De Koffie Pot, Hereford

Fancy fighting the system this summer? Why not head down to Make Votes Matter and talk about your own political views or try opening your mind to some alternative views. MVM is part of a really interesting series of discussion evenings hosted at the DKP.

Bachata Herefordshire dance
Bachata Moderna @ The Green Dragon Hotel, Hereford

For all of you that want to learn how to dance, socialise or just have a few drinks and be amazed by some Latin vibes, don’t miss this event.

Big Love Festival
BIG LOVE Festival @ Clyro
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A fun, thowback music festival in a stately home with some serious rave history. Vibes > names, plus it has an indoor swimming pool. Music from the likes of J5's Soup and the Dutty Moonshine Big Band.

Brockhampton NT
Reimagining Orchards @ Brockhampton NT/Bromyard Public Hall

Part of the launch of the Reimagining Orchards project at Brockhampton - which will see five 'orchard rooms' planted to tell the story of the apple - this family event features folk music, mocktails, handbuilt dens, fruit-squishing and seed-planting from 10am - 2pm.

Sons of Pluto
Sons of Pluto @ Gordon Bennetts, Hereford

Get out and enjoy this local band of youngsters destined for greatness, I’ve heard them play and I can assure you they are seriously good.

What the moon saw hereford
What The Moon Saw @ The Courtyard, Hereford
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2Faced Dance brings it's internationally-acclaimed kids' dance show home to the Courtyard for five shows over three days. The piece is non-stop, cartoon-y fun with the chance for youngsters to play on the set after.

Open Farm Sunday
Open Farm Sunday @ Chase Distillery/ Westons Cider

Two of the county's - and the UK's - biggest names in the booze business open the doors to the farms and show you where what you taste comes from. Both are running a combination of trailer tours, tastings and farmyard fun activities for the kids at Preston Wynne (Chase) and Much Marcle (Westons)

Hereford Food Festival
The Hereford Food Festival @ Hereford Racecourse
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What’s not to like about this event? A food, drink and music festival could be the perfect excuse to get fat, drunk and dance the day away.

Jakey Boy Hughes
Jakey Boy Hughes @ BarBar cafe, Hereford

The latest Sunday Session at BarBar features the easy-listening, super-talented singer/guitarist from Hay, Jakey Boy Hughes.                                                

"The wonderfully lyrical Jakey Boy Hughes will be coming to play. He's a great talent."
 

HCA
HCA presents: Festival of Arts
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The tradition of HCA's open door, end of year shows gets a rebrand, with a few more events and art auctions thrown in for good measure. This is a great chance to check out work from some of the county's most talented young artists and performers, for free.

Outbound Hereford
Outbound @ The Left Bank Village
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The second chapter in Outbound's Summer Series of house nights, the OB boys take over the Left Bank with an al fresco party in the Courtyard and a session downstairs at the Speakeasy until 3am.

All sound courtesy of a Funktion-One system guaranteed to get you moving.

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