Festival 2021

We are back in style for 2021 with a variety of events taking place including poetry, historic walks and talks, theatre, music and family fun.

We are very excited to tell you everything we have on this year. Check out the details below and we hope to see you at some of our events!

Concert of reflection and celebration; an Organ Recital by Hilary Norris

Friday 25th June, 12PM

The Priory Church

To celebrate the return to live music following the Covid pandemic, including works by J.S Bach, Karg-Elert, Vierne and the premiere of a new work by Andrew Morris. Admission FREE, donations in aid of the Priory. Read more….

Alfred Watkins ‘Lines Lines’ Centenary Walk

Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd July 2021

Tickets: £3 minimum donation, Under 16’s free

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Swan Brewery Tasting Day

Friday 2nd July 2021


Pop into Swan Brewery and taste our Festival beer, Lemner Ore (4.1%). Plenty of other draught ales available as well as food from Not Just A Bagel and, just because it’s July there will also be some local Moorcourt Farm strawberries to tempt you too!

Annual Big Street Quiz

Friday 2nd July 2021


Tickets: £2 (Max 6 people per team)

Join us for our epic, outdoor street quiz. Teams of 6, £2 per person (pay on the night, no booking required). Winners prize: a case of wine, lots of raffle prizes and fun. Click for more.

Big, Green Family Fun Day

Saturday 3rd July 2021


Admission: FREE

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Poetry Slam

Saturday 3rd July 2021


Fancy yourself as Leominster’s Festival poet? Perform your work in front of a small live audience at the cafe at 35 West. Email us to register your entry: leominster.festival@gmail.com

‘Songs of Praise’ to celebrate of 50 years of Westfield School

Sunday 4th July 2021


Admission: FREE – everyone welcome

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Insect Safari Puppet Show, Fetch Theatre

Sunday 4th July, 12PM & 2PM

The Secret Garden

Tickets: FREE but booking essential.

Come along on safari from an amazing bug hotel in the heart of Leominster, leading you into a fantastical world of creatures that creep, crawl, fly, flutter and buzz…. Click for more

Two performances by the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra

Sunday 4th July, 4:30PM & 7PM

The Priory Church

Tickets: £15 – Booking essential.

This year’s inspiring programme is set to be a magical return with our programme including: Barber, Adagio (Strings), Kalliwoda, Variations and Rondo in B Flat (Bassoon Soloist: Becky Eldridge) Lauridsen, O Magnum Mysterium (Brass) and Holst, St Paul’s Suite (Strings). Click for more

Peter and the Wolf

Friday 9th July, 3PM

The Priory Church

A short ‘introduction to the organ’ will be followed by a performance of Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf on Leominster Priory’s fine Nicholson organ.Transcribed and performed by Peter Dyke (of Hereford Cathedral) and narrated by Richard Brookman. Read more…