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Bromyard is justly proud of its reputation as a Town of Festivals, thanks to the enthusiasm of its fun-loving volunteer organisers!

Here is a summary of the festivals scheduled for 2022; further details are available on their websites or below.

Town Criers Festival:

Bromyard Town Criers Festival takes place on the first Bank Holiday in May. As well as a town crier parade and various street events there is a 3 round competition between the criers.

Bromyard Speed Festival:

A celebration of motoring history. In May (in alternate years) on the streets of Bromyard, with the event moving to Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in the intervening years.

Scarecrow Festival:

Over three days in the middle of June. An amazing display of scarecrows, which are sited around the town during the Festival.

Bromyard Gala:

The great Herefordshire show for all the family, since 1967 takes place over a weekend at the end of June.


Round The Downs Race:

The race was first recorded in 1923. It was revived in 2010 and since then has become a popular annual event with runners far and near. Takes place in June.

Nozstock, The Hidden Valley:

Bromyards's premier music festival at the end of July. Nozstock is a sonic escape boasting eleven stages of entertainment with surprising sights and intimate, secluded areas of theatre and discovery to be unearthed.

The Art Walk:

Ten days of art by local artists displayed in shop windows and the town's three art galleries, at the end of August.

Party In The Park:


A FREE music event, showcasing local talent to raise funds for the maintenance of the Bromyard Recreational Ground – Kempson Players.


Bromyard Folk Festival:

Bromyard Folk Festival started in 1968 and sold 150 tickets, now it is attended by thousands every year. There is a warm family feeling to Bromyard Folk Festival, with entertainment for all ages, plus food, drink and activities throughout the whole weekend at the beginning of September.

Christmas Lights Switch On:

In mid-November. The town's Christmas Lights are second to none, probably the best in the county. It’s not just lights, there’s a whole day of festivities!

Christmas Tree Festival:

A fantastic display of Christmas Trees creatively decorated by local businesses and community groups in the beautiful surroundings of St Peter's Church.