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

Library Live Annual Quiz

Monday 20 November

7pm – 9pm

Tickets £5

Hosted by Sara-Jane Arbury, our annual quiz is something of a fixture in the autumn calendar. Sara-Jane teases the grey cells with a wide range of questions aimed to give everyone a chance to win the coveted Library Live Quiz shield. Teams of 4 will be welcomed by the team at the Royal Hall, Ledbury where the bar and light refreshments will be available. Doors open 6.30pm.

16+ years

Ledbury Poetry Festival Reading and Writing Circle

Tuesday 21 November

7pm – 9pm            

Free

In this friendly and relaxed session Chloe Garner will bring along some poems by poets who will be appearing at the 2018 Ledbury Poetry Festival. This is a chance to read, chat about and enjoy poems as a group. The second half of the session is an opportunity to share a poem in progress with the group. The Reading and Writing Circle is a way to discover new poets and poems and to support your own writing. www.poetry-festival.co.uk

Open House

Saturday 25 November

1.30pm – 3.30pm

Free

The Friends of the Master’s House welcome you to explore and learn more details behind the architecture and history of this building. Visit the balcony to see the Great Hall from a new perspective.

Switch on the Christmas Writes

Saturday 25 November

2pm – 3.30pm

Free

Professional writer and poet Sara-Jane Arbury helps you get crafty with words in a fabulously fun free drop–in session for families! Bring a Christmas character to life (What would a Brussel sprout say? Or the fairy on top of the tree?) and add your piece to Ledbury’s decorative string of bright writes! Sponsored by Ledbury Library Development Group.

5  11 years

Exhibition: Sarah Brooker Felting

Tuesday 28 November – Saturday 16 December

Library opening hours

Free

An exhibition of Sarah Brooker’s skilfully crafted and vibrant coloured ‘paintings’ made with felt.

Decoupage Christmas Card Workshop

Saturday 2 December

10am – 12 noon           

 Tickets £4

Decoupage Christmas Card Workshop

Using Christmas themed images, decorative papers, gold foil seasonal sentiments and other art materials, make your own unique and personal Christmas cards, working with local artist Jeanette McCulloch.

10+ years

Ledbury Readers’ Group

Tuesday 5 December

4.45pm – 5.45pm             

Free

Ledbury Readers’ Group

A friendly readers’ group held in Ledbury Library. Drop in and join us and books will be provided.

Ledbury Poetry Salon

Tuesday 5 December

7pm – 9pm            

£5 on the door (includes a drink)

Ledbury Poetry Salon

Do you want to discover more about poetry? Have you been looking for a place to perform your own poems? Why not come along to the Ledbury Poetry Salons. For the first half of the evening a Featured Poet will read and discuss their poems. This is followed by an Open Mic and anyone is welcome to perform to a friendly and welcoming audience. Come along and expand your enjoyment of poetry through readings and conversation! www.poetry-festival.co.uk

Master’s House Tour

Wednesday 6 December

10am – 11.30am            

Free tickets / donations gratefully accepted

Master’s House Tour

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

A Good Read? Readers’ Group

Friday 8 December

11am – 12.30pm            

Free

A Good Read? Readers’ Group

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.

Ledbury Recorder Consort

Saturday 16 December

10.30am – 12 noon            

 Free

Ledbury Recorder Consort

Ledbury U3A Recorder Consort are back to delight us with some of their favourite festive arrangements.

Ledbury Library Christmas Storytime

Thursday 21 December

11am – 12 noon            

Free

Ledbury Library Christmas Storytime

It’s storytime at Ledbury Library with a Christmas special. The perfect way to introduce your little ones to books!

 

Ledbury Readers’ Group

Tuesday 2 January

4.45pm – 5.45pm             

Free

Ledbury Readers’ Group

A friendly readers’ group held in Ledbury Library. Drop in and join us and books will be provided.