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1st - Arkwright Village Hall Kinsham 'Craft and Chat' afternoon 2pm till 4pm. Come along and join us for a crafting get-together. Wifi available. Admission £2 to include tea or coffee.

2nd - The Butchers Dogs. Toby and John invite you to a fun musical evening at The Duke's Arms, Presteigne, 8.30pm, £3 on the door.

2nd - Sharppp Chat, 7.30pm at The Radnorshire Arms

2nd - Until 29th August at the Sidney Nolan Trust 'Spray Paintings 1980s' Studio and Gallery opening times Wed. to Friday 11am till 5pm Sat. Sun. and Bank Holiday Monday 2pm till 5pm. Closed Monday and Tuesdays. £5 tel: 01544 260149 The Rodd, Presteigne.

2nd - Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham Readers' Group 7.30pm. For details please call Pam Williams on 01544 267762

3rd - Rachel Baiman and Molly Tuttle appear at St.Andrew's Church Hall, Presteigne, 7.30pm. A double bill of stunning American bluegrass musicians. Molly Tuttle sings with the gentle authority of Gilian Welch, yet plays astoundingly fleet flat-picking guitar like Chet Atkins on superdrive. Tickets from Courtyard Antiques or phone 01544 267163

3rd - Lingen Village Hall Coffee Morning 11am till 12.30pm Coffee, homemade cakes. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome.

4th - 10am till 12 noon Big Litter Pick around Presteigne town

5th May - 'Circumstantial Evidence' - SIMON DORRELL A selling exhibition of twenty ink and gouache studies in celebration of the 21st anniversary of the restoration of The Judge's Lodging. Open Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am till 5pm. The exhibition is open until 18th August. Further information from The Judge's Lodging, Broad Street, Presteigne LD8 2AD, telephone 01544 260650 , or email

5th - Kington Choral Society with soloists from The Sixteen, The Marches Chamber Orchestra, with Conductor Robert Evans, present St. John's Passion. St. Andrew's Church, Presteigne, 7.30pm. Earlybird tickets £12(£14 on the door), 18s free, online at or from Winnie's Newsagents, Presteigne, Border Bean, Kington, Central Stores, Eardisley, Tower House Gallery, Knighton and The Olde Steppes, Pembridge.

5th - The Big Breakfast at Lingen Village Hall 9am till 2pm. In aid of Walk the Walk Breast Cancer Charity. The Works £8, The Plate £6 Enjoy our food and a good chat.

5th - Artists and Makers at The Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 10am till 3pm. Artists and Makers in the main hall. Furniture, pottery, prints, jewellery, hand-dyed knits and hand-made papers. With tea and cakes, Welsh blankets and Vintage in the Green Room. Enquiries 01544 260777

5th - Presteigne Local Food Market 9am till 1pm The Memorial Hall.

6th - A four course citrus dinner from 7pm at St.Andrew's Church Hall. This feast will showcase the delicious flavours of Italian citrus. Aperitivo and four courses. The dinner is a fund raiser for the first Presteigne Festival of Food and Flowers and Helen Attlee, author of best-selling book 'The Land Where Lemons Grow' will provide a brief introduction to each course. Live music on an Italian theme by Richard Gooderson and John Hymas. Bar- fine Italian wines and beer. £35 per ticket from the Salty Dog tel: 01544 267720

6th - Open Day at The PBC Bowling Green on Greenfield Road from 2pm, so do come along and try your hand at bowling. Everyone is welcome - all equipment supplied for adults and children. Bar, tea/coffee and snacks. Free entry. Contact David for more information by email or mobile 07969 203339. New members always welcome - regular club social nights at the green 6.30pm every Tuesday evening.

6th - History of the daffodil industry in Presteigne. Catherine Beale is a writer and historian. In this illustrated talk she outlines the remarkable contribution made by Presteigne growers to the history of the daffodil (Narcissus) Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 3pm £7 Tickets from The Workhouse and MBA with Presteigne Food and Flower Festival 2018

6th - Open Garden 14, Hereford Street, Presteigne. 3pm till 5pm Tea will be served in the garden in aid of St. Andrew's Church.

7th - Presteigne Food and Flower Festival, 10am till 5pm. Free entry and free parking. Street food, open gardens, food and drink stalls, flower arrangement, ready steady cook, competitions, exhibitions, workshops and brocante. And much more. The Festival will see the beautiful streets of Presteigne lined with stalls offering a rich variety of high quality foods produced in the area. Visitors will be able to stock up on plants for their own gardens and visit secret gardens in and around Presteigne, many of them never open to the public.

7th - Garden open 14, Hereford Street, Presteigne as part of Presteigne Food and Flower Festival in aid of the Hospice.

7th - Coffee Morning at The Judge's Lodging 1030am till 12.30pm. Bespoke coffee, tea and homemade cake £3.50. Food and flower related books for sale. Alongside Presteigne Food and Flower Festival

9th - Presteigne And Borders Floral Art Society 7.30pm at the Memorial Hall. A workshop led by Carola Kean. For materials to bring, contact Sue Hamer on 01568 589545 Also a plant stall - stock up your garden!

9th - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers. 7 miles from Stowe Church. Walk starts at 10am Everyone welcome! (under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult) Further information at or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

9th - PBC Quiz Night 7.30pm for 8pm start. At PBC Social Club, Hereford Street, Presteigne. General knowledge quiz with a twist. £2 pp teams of 4. Full bar, cake and refreshments. Reserve your table text 07766 097600 or email

10th - Chatterbrook WI 7.30pm The Memorial Hall 'Mick Westrip from Rhos Organics' introduces the theme of Healthy Living and Wellbeing All welcome! Visitors may arrive at 8pm. £2 on the door. Further information 01544 267245

12th - St.Andrew's Coffee Morning in St. Andrew's Church Hall between 10.30 and 12.30pm. Do come along and enjoy a coffee, a cake and a chat. Everyone is welcome.

12th - Gather Round and Sing for Fun with Marion Rowlatt 10.30am till noon in the Assembly Rooms.

12th - Bryan's Ground Open Day  LD8 2LP 2pm till 5pm. 3 acres of intimate garden rooms that have been growing since 1913. Furnished with follies and fragrant flowers, towers and topiary, pools and a potager, and paths to 5 acres of specimen trees on the banks of a river, on the border of Wales. Refreshments and plants available, for more information visit Tickets £6 adults/£2 children. Proportion of all takings to benefit the Royal Voluntary Service.

12th - Cajun Country Revival. Country, Cajun and Honky Tonk direct from the USA, Castlering Wood, Beggar's Bush, near Presteigne, LD8 2PB Bar, food and dancing. Tickets £12 from The Workhouse, Presteigne (cash only) or phone bookings 01544 350407/01547 560231

12th - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers. 10 miles linear, bus from Presteigne at 9.27am. Everyone welcome! Further information from or from E and S Williams on 01544 260524

13th - Sidney Nolan Trust Walk and Talk. A short illustrated talk by Anthony Plant, director of the Sidney Nolan Trust, describing Nolan's original vision for The Rodd, and the more recent redencies by international sculptors, and creative projects with young people from Birmingham and Sandwell. The Talk is followed by a walk to The Rodd. There will be an opportunity to see the Gallery in the tithe barn and Nolan's Studio. Assembly Rooms Presteigne 2pm £8 tickets from The Workhouse, and on the door.

13th - A Garden Party at Broadheath House Garden Presteigne LD8 2HG Courtesy of Steve and Andrea Jude. 3pm An Italianate Walled Garden designed by Clough Williams-Ellis. Celebration to be opened by Sir Roy Strong Entry £5 to include tea. On behalf of Brecon and Radnor Branch of Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales.

15th - Craft and Chat Arkwright Village Hall, Kinsham 2pm till 4pm

16th - Walk With East Ramblers. 8 miles from layby near Aberedw. Walk starts at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further details at or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

17th - Coffee Morning Lingen Village Hall. 11 till 12.30pm Coffee and homemade cakes. Catch up with your neighbours and friends. All very welcome.

18th - Walton Village Hall Quiz Evening 7.30pm £2.50 per person entrance fee for teams of up to 6 people. Refreshments and snacks available but please feel free to bring your own. Come and join in the fun! Contact Cath Thorogood at

19th - Right Royal Knees Up! Lingen Village Hall 8pm till late. To celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Megan Markle with music by Little Dave. Tickets £10

19th - Barn n Raise A special evening of entertainment brought to you by many of Presteigne's most talented performers: folk, jazz, soul and swing. Fully stocked bar and wholesome country snacks. Assembly Rooms, Presteigne 7pm £15 from The Workhouse and The Salty Dog. Raising funds for The Wente's Meadow Barn Project

20th - Mid Border Arts Annual General Meeting The Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne LD8 2AD 8pm Everyone welcome.

23rd - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers. 7 miles from Ashes Hollow. Walk starts at 10am, everyone welcome. Further information from or by telephoning E and S Williams on 01544 260524

26th - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers. 8.5 miles from Elan Village. Walk starts at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further information from or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524

26th-27th-28th - Stapleton Castle Court Garden Stapleton, near Presteigne LD8 2LS 2pm till 5.30pm Adults £5 children free. Guided castle walks 2.30pm and 3.30pm Tea and cakes available. Dogs welcome, plants for sale, wheelchair access. Tel: 01544 267327

26th-27th-28th - St.Edward's Church, Knighton An Exhibition from 10am till 4.30pm daily. 'My Favourite Things' by Lingen Stitchers and Friends. Patchwork, quilting, embroidery, feltwork and much more. Raffle. Refreshments available all day. For further information contact Rebe Brick on 01547 529167

29th - Craft and Chat, Kinsham Village Hall. 2pm till 4pm Admission £2 to include tea or coffee.

30th - Walk With East Radnor Ramblers. 6 miles from Ratlinghope. Walk starts at 10am. Everyone welcome! Further information from or telephone E and S Williams on 01544 260524