Major Events in and around Bishop's Castle

NOTE: (The information on this site should be used for guidance only - opening times, prices and other detail MUST be verified with the individual providers) Other events are listed in the monthly Spotlight which can be downloaded >>HERE<<

2014

NEWCASTLE VILLAGE SHOW September 6 gillian.binks2@btinternet.com
The show is held on the Millennium Green and in community centre in the village  from 12.30pm -5.00 p.m. and  includes a traditional garden and produce show, craft and produce stalls, children's activities, tug of war, bar, hot food, live band, cream teas and family fun dog show!.

NATIONAL HERITAGE OPEN DAY IN BISHOP’S CASTLE September 13
www.heritageopendays.org.uk
Local venues open to the public for those interested in history and heritage.
Saturday afternoon at 2pm a tour of the Three Tuns Brewery and between 2pm & 4pm tours of Bishop’s Castle Bowling Clubhouse and Octagonal Crown Green - plus have a go at bowling Organised by Bishop's Castle Civic Society, Contact Gaynor Pinches 01588 638806
Free guided tours of the newly renovated, mid-eighteenth century, Grade II* listed Town Hall. You will hear about the history of the building and what was involved in its renovation. You will also learn some of the colourful history of this tiny market town. Tours on Saturday at 1100, 1230, 1500 & 1630. To book call 01588 630023 or email info@bishopscastletownhall.co.uk Organised by Bishop’s Castle Town Hall Trust.

BISHOP’S CASTLE MICHAELMAS FAIR www.michaelmasfair.org.uk
Steam and vintage vehicles along with street theatre, entertainers and music throughout the town.
Unfortunately will not run in 2014. Check their site for news/dates of 2015 Fair.

CLUN VALLEY BEER FESTIVAL October 3 - 5
Jack Limond at The White Horse, Clun (01588) 640305 events@whi-clun.co.uk
All the pubs along the beautiful Clun valley join in this event. Transport is provided between pubs.

RUSSET RAMBLE October 11
(01588) 638818 walkbc@live.co.uk
12 mile sponsored walk around the local footpaths in aid of Bishop’s Castle Bowling Club.

BISHOP’S CASTLE REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY November 9
(01588) 620541
The Town Band leads the Royal British Legion, uniformed organisations and the Town Council from the Town Hall to the parish church for the 11 o’clock ceremony at the War Memorial in the churchyard followed by a church service.

BISHOP’S CASTLE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FESTIVAL December 6
(01588) 638467 www.bcchristmaslights.co.uk
Music, late night shopping and parades along with the lights switching on ceremony.

CRAFT SHOW AT ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH, BISHOP’S CASTLE December 6
(01588) 638269
In conjunction with the Christmas Light Festival the church opens its doors to crafts from the area.

CLUN CHRISTMAS LIGHTS December 7 events@whi-clun.co.uk
From 7.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Castle Artists' Christmas Exhibition 12, 13 & 14 December
At Bishop's Castle Public Hall 11.00 - 5.00 each day www.castleartists.co.uk

2015

BISHOP’S CASTLE ARTS FESTIVAL February 18 - 22
(01588) 630200 suewillmer@mac.com
Bishop’s Castle’s arts festival with music, literature and art at venues
throughout the town. Workshops, talks and exhibitions.