What’s On

The Master’s House hosts an exciting selection of events, exhibitions and activities on a wide range of subjects. You can find out more about upcoming ones here. We look forward to seeing you soon!

To book tickets for an event, phone Ledbury Library and Customer Services on 01432 383499 or visit us.

Booking and tickets

Events are free unless otherwise stated.

Please check if you need to book: you will be asked for your ticket at the event.

Tickets will be available six weeks before the event from Ledbury Library unless otherwise stated. Tickets that have not been collected the day before the event, unless otherwise advised, will be reallocated. 

Children under 8 years old must be supervised at all times.

Hiring event and exhibition space in The Master’s House

If you would like to hire one of the event and exhibition spaces in The Master’s House for an event of your own, telephone 01432 383499 or email ledburylibrary@herefordshire.gov.uk.

Explore what’s on

Lino Printing Workshops with Jeanette McCulloch

Monday 30 September , 7 & 14 October

10am – 1pm            

Tickets £65 (including materials)

Lino printing is a popular technique and during these three relaxed but informative workshops we will explore lino printing (without a press) and also make our own print blocks, which add texture and pattern. This three week course is led by artist Jeanette McCulloch. All materials will be supplied, including tools to take home.

Ledbury Library Readers’ Group

Tuesday 1 October

4.45pm – 5.45pm            


A friendly book group held in Ledbury Library for enthusiastic readers. Read one selected title a month then meet to discuss it. Books will be provided.

Master’s House Guided Tour

Wednesday 2 October

10am – 12 noon            

Free tickets (donations gratefully accepted)

The Friends of the Master’s House will be hosting a detailed guided tour of this 15th century timber-frame building. This incredible Grade II* listed building in the centre of Ledbury was once part of the medieval St Katherine’s Hospital.

Home on the Move – Book Launch and Poetry Salon @Ledbury Books and Maps

Friday 4 October

7pm – 9pm            

£5 (Tickets on door)

Featuring poets Margaret Adkins, Jim Dening and Jacqui Rowe, this event launches a new poetry anthology called Home on the Move: Two Poems Go on a Journey. Home on the Move explores notions of ‘home’ that are challenged and reshaped by unprecedented migration and interrogates ideas of home, belonging and language from poetic perspectives.

How to Borrow Library eBooks

Monday 7 October – Saturday 12 October

Free drop-in

Bring in your tablet or smartphone and find out how to borrow library eBooks and eAudiobooks using the BorrowBox app. It is a quick and easy way to access hundreds of the latest bestselling titles, completely free! Join the library online at herefordshire.gov.uk/jointhelibrary

A Good Read? Readers’ Group

Friday 11 October

11am – 12.30pm            


Bring along a book you have read, share your thoughts and perhaps a short snippet from the book in this friendly readers’ group.

Introduction to Emails

Tuesday 15 October

4pm – 6pm            

Free tickets

Learn how to set-up an email account, and how to send and receive emails and attachments. Laptops will be available for you to use. Provided by Fastershire.

16+ years

Herefordshire’s Home Front in the Second World War

Tuesday 15 October

7.30pm – 8.30pm            

Tickets £4

Eighty years after the start of the Second World War, author Bill Laws looks at life on the Home Front: Land Army girls and Timber Jills, Ledbury’s POWs and Rotherwas’ Canaries, homesick evacuees, Billy Butlin’s Redhill Hostel, and finding a fitting uniform! Books will be available to buy on the night.

Decorated Alphabets of the Middle Ages

Monday 21 October

10am – 4pm            

Tickets £48 (including materials)

Spend a day with calligrapher Caroline Owen-Thomas learning to draw or trace eye-catching alphabets, and the techniques of how to paint them using gouache. All materials will be supplied, including brushes and fineliners, and there will be an opportunity to buy materials to take home.

16+ years

Will ye not come home, brother, home to us again?

Friday 25 October

7pm – 8.45pm            

Free tickets

While John Masefield was away at sea, his younger brother Harry travelled East, becoming a tea planter in Sri Lanka. Caroline Magnus, Harry’s granddaughter, tells Harry’s story from his Ledbury childhood and relationship with the poet to his life in Sri Lanka.