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Booking Conditions

  • Bookings are non-refundable except in the unlikely event that an event is cancelled.
  • Priority will be given to online bookings but should you wish to book by post please complete the booking form and send to: Kington Walks, c/o Kington Tourist Information Centre, 5 Church Street, Kington, HR5 3AZ together with your cheque for the correct amount made out to 'Kington Walks' and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Tickets by postal bookings will be subject to availability.
  • pdf Kington Walking Festival - Postal booking form 2014

    pdf Click here to download a .pdf version of this year's brochure.

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    Events

    We have a range of events running during the festival, both during the day and in the evenings. See below for more details. We look forward to seeing you at the opening evening Goulash supper and hopefully at many of the other events too.

    Opening Event - Goulash Evening

     Sponsor: LaFarge Tarmac, Kington 

    Come along to the Market Hall and enjoy our goulash evening with a vegetarian option too. Enjoy a glass of wine or sample some local ale. This is an informal friendly occasion with an opportunity to meet people from the walks, walk leaders and those who organise the walking festival. A fun, relaxed way to get into the spirit of Kington Walks with music provide by Richie Cotterill. A chance to meet old friends and make new ones. £5.00 in advance or £6.00 on the door. The ticket cost covers food but not drinks, there will be a bar available.

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    Goulash cooked by Trish of The Outdoor Kitchen

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    • Date Thursday, 18 September 2014
    • Start Time 6:30pm
    • Price £5.00 in advance
    • Total Places 70

    Nordic Walking (a)

     Sponsor: The Harp Inn, Old Radnor 

     Sponsor: Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist 

    Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Come and try a taster session at The Harp Inn, Old Radnor on Friday 19th September. Sessions will last for about 45 minutes and will be followed by tea and cake in the lovely Harp Inn. The tasters will be run by Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist and Nordic Walking UK qualified instructor who teaches Nordic Walking for both fitness and rehabilitation.

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    Nordic Walking (b)

     Sponsor: The Harp Inn, Old Radnor 

     Sponsor: Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist 

    Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Come and try a taster session at The Harp Inn, Old Radnor on Friday 19th September. Sessions will last for about 45 minutes and will be followed by tea and cake in the lovely Harp Inn. The tasters will be run by Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist and Nordic Walking UK qualified instructor who teaches Nordic Walking for both fitness and rehabilitation.

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    Map Interpretation Workshop

     Sponsor: Mountain Activities 

    Kevin Walker's popular indoor workshop introduces the art of map interpretation, which allows you to read your map like a book and get an incredibly detailed picture of the ground. Once you have been introduced to this simple yet effective skill, you will never look at a map in the same way again! (Bring some cash as he will have his books for sale.)

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    • Date Friday, 19 September 2014
    • Start Time 2:00pm
    • Price £5.00
    • Total Places 12

    Nordic Walking (c)

     Sponsor: The Harp Inn, Old Radnor 

     Sponsor: Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist 

    Nordic Walking is the fastest growing fitness activity in the world and is used by individuals, personal trainers, health clubs, physiotherapists, doctors and health promoters because it is highly effective, affordable and FUN! It is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Come and try a taster session at The Harp Inn, Old Radnor on Friday 19th September. Sessions will last for about 45 minutes and will be followed by tea and cake in the lovely Harp Inn. The tasters will be run by Louise Lyne, Physiotherapist and Nordic Walking UK qualified instructor who teaches Nordic Walking for both fitness and rehabilitation.

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    Exploring the Green Lanes of Herefordshire, an illustrated presentation by Heather Hurley

     Sponsor: Logaston Press 

    This event will be preceded by a book launch hosted by Logaston Press.

    Heather Hurley is a local historian who leads walks, and has written books and guides about Herefordshire and the Wye Valley including Wyedean Walks (1983) Paths and Pubs of the Wye Valley (1986,1998, 2008), Rambles and Refreshments (1988), Family Walks in the Wye Valley (1989), The Old Roads of South Herefordshire (1992, 2007), The Story of Ross (1999, 2009), The Wye Valley Walk (1994), Fownhope Parish Paths (1996), Five Walks from Ross (1997), Ross-on-Wye Heritage Trail (1997, 2010), The Story of Bill Mills (2001), three books on the social history of pubs in the Wye Valley (2001, 2004, 2007), A Photographic History of Ross-on-Wye (2002), The Landscape Origins of the Wye Valley (2008), The Green Lanes of Herefordshire (2010) and contributions to the Woolhope Club Transactions and the Historical Aspects of Ross Vol 1 (2000) and Vol 2 (2010). River Trade and Transport on the Wye and Lugg (2013) and Heather is researching the History of the Harewood End Agricultural Society for a publication due in 2015.

    Heather is currently Vice President of the Ross-on-Wye Civic Society and Chairman of the Friends of the Herefordshire Record Office where she serves as Honorary Librarian.

    The talk will be about 45 mins long and Heather will be happy to answer questions.

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    • Date Friday, 19 September 2014
    • Start Time 7:30pm
    • Price £7.50 includes a buffet
    • Total Places 100

    Arts and Crafts Market

    A showcase for arts and crafts traders, artists and crafts people to promote their business and products. The Market Hall is a source for arts and crafts, hand crafted items, different art work, unique gifts, crafting trends. Come and visit the market in the heart of Kington.

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    The Remi Harris Trio

    Remi Harris is an Exciting Young Guitarist and Composer, he is widely regarded as one of the UK’s Top Gypsy Jazz Guitarists and has played with the likes of John Etheridge, Gary Potter, Alan Barnes and Tina May as well as performing at Buckingham Palace and live on BBC Radio 2.

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    Photography Workshop

    Jane Dickinson will take us on a journey on how to take the best photos by showing examples, explaining some of the technique, some of the ideas and some of the joys of what she does. She will then guide you on a walk from Kington and then arrive back at MAP where you can download your photo's and have a group discussion on the resulting images. The guided walk may stop by a pub en route but make sure you bring a packed lunch along too! The MAP centre is situated in The Old Police Station, Market Hall Street, Kington, HR5 3DP. The event will run from 10:00am till 4:00pm.

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    • Date Sunday, 21 September 2014
    • Start Time 10:00am
    • Price £10.00
    • Total Places 12