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

Heritage Open Days Talk: Restoration of Medieval Painting and Writing at The Master’s House – by Elizabeth Holford

Thursday 7 September

7pm – 8.30pm            

Tickets £6

Elizabeth Holford painstakingly restored the medieval painted beam discovered in the Great Hall. With some 40 years’ experience in easel and wall painting conservation, her previous projects have included the Presence Chamber at Windsor Castle, painted by Antonio Verrio, and Queen Charlotte’s Cottage in Kew. She returns to talk about this intriguing process.

A Good Read? Readers’ Group

Friday 8 September

11am – 12.30pm            

Free

Bring along a book you’ve read, share your thoughts and perhaps a short snippet from the book in this friendly and informal readers’ group. Second Friday of each month.

BookArt

Saturday 9 September – Sunday 17 September

h.Art opening times            

Free

Featuring ‘books’ made by 13 local artists using many techniques and medium including printmaking, textiles and calligraphy. Consider Book Art as splendid items of chaos, journeys navigated by the stars and diaries of artistic exploration. Part of h.Art week.

Master’s House Tour

Wednesday 20 September

10.30am – 12 noon            

Free / donations gratefully accepted

Friends of the Master’s House will be hosting a detailed tour of this beautiful 15th century building that recently featured on Channel 4’s Great British Buildings: Restoration of the Year.

Ledbury Library Storytime

Thursday 21 September

11am – 11.30am            

Free

A brand new storytime at Ledbury Library! Join us for a poetry and limerick special to celebrate National Poetry Day.

Under 5s

Restoration of The Master’s House

Thursday 21 September – Saturday 7 October

Library opening hours            

Free

See highlights from the restoration of The Master’s House as layers of additions were unpeeled to reveal the original medieval timber beams visible today.

An Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Tablets

Monday 25 September

2pm – 4pm            

Free tickets

Get started on a tablet in this two hour workshop. Learn simple computer skills, including how to use the internet, and pick up plenty of tips. Tablets will be provided or you can bring your own. Booking is essential.

Live Theatre: A unique theatre production of Between the Lines – Ledbury Amateur Dramatics Society

Thursday 12, Friday 13, Saturday 14, Thursday 19, Friday 20, Saturday 21 October  7.30pm – 9pm            

Tickets £12 / £6 students – includes light refreshments

After the success of The Visit last year, LADS returns to The Master’s House with another original promenade production, this time set in WW1. Between the Lines explores the characters who lived in and around the Master’s House in 1916, getting on with the daily battles of life at home whilst the war rages on the Western Front.

Tickets available from Ledbury Library or the Market Theatre.