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

How to Use a Smartphone

Tuesday 20 August

4pm – 6pm            

Free tickets

Learn the basics of how to use a smartphone, from learning about apps, picking up emails on your smartphone, using the internet and connecting to our library wifi. Bring your own device or borrow one of the smartphones we have available fro the session. Provided by Fastershire.

16+ years

YA Librarian Workshop

Saturday 24 August

10.30am  – 11am & 11.30am – 12 noon            


Love books and aged 13 to 16? Come and work with a librarian to help choose new books to add to stock in Herefordshire Libraries. Come for one or stay for both sessions. Feel free to bring a book list of your favourites!

13-16 years

Ledbury Library Readers’ Group

Tuesday 3 September

4.45pm – 5.45pm            


A friendly book group held in Ledbury Library for enthusiastic readers. Read one selected title a month then meet in the library to discuss it. Come along and join us, books will be provided.

Master’s House Tour

Wednesday 4 September

Tour starts 10am (for approx 1½ hr)             

Free tickets / donations gratefully accepted

The Friends of the Master’s House will be hosting a detailed tour of this beautiful 15th century building. This Grade II* listed building in the centre of Ledbury is one of the remaining parts of the medieval St Katherine’s Hospital.

Last Day of the Summer Reading Challenge

Saturday 7 September

4pm – 6pm            


This is the last day to finish the Summer Reading Challenge 2019 and to collect your medal and certificate. Don’t forget to get your entries in for our Space Alien art competition too!

Heritage Open Day (1)

Saturday 14 September

9.30am – 4pm             Free

Heritage Open House

The Master’s House and library is open until 4pm as part of England’s favourite heritage festival. Come explore this magnificent building and discover its past with our free self-led heritage tablet tour. Guided tours may also include St Katherine’s Hall and Chapel which are part of the original medieval hospital site.

9.30am – 4pm             Free

Heritage Discovery Trail for Kids

Come dress up in Tudor costume and complete our discovery trail for Heritage Open Day. Older children can become apprentice Tudor builders and have a go making a timber-frame model of the Master’s House. See session times on the day.

Under 13s

Heritage Open Day (2)

Saturday 14 September

10am – 2pm             Free

Herefordshire History

Find out more about the Herefordshire History digitisation project run by Herefordshire Libraries herefordshirehistory.org.uk. This digital archive contains local newspapers, specialist local eBooks, photographs, almanacks and more. Find out how your photographs could be added to the collection and used to illustrate Herefordshire’s past for future generations. See session times on the day.

Introduction to the Internet

Tuesday 17 September

4pm – 6pm            

Free tickets

Learn how to search the internet safely and effectively, including how to access our library services online. Laptops will be available for the session. Provided by Fastershire.

16+ years

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.