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Bear Tracks at Queenswood
August 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Live music art and performance event in Queenswood with added chocolate and an outdoor pizza oven.
Herefordshire’s most individual DJ, putting together fluid mixes that effortlessly meander their way into your consciousness, jus’jay creates a mood and musical atmosphere that is totally his own
John Knight 7pm
Guitarist singer/songwriter performing a melodic blend of traditional folk, contemporary classical, and original composition. Taking influence from the natural world, folklore & the human experience
Rhys John Stubbs 7:30pm
Rhys is a guitarist and composer who creates a combination of music and words -about Latvian folkloric characters and stories including the C19th epic Latvian poem ‘Lāčplēsis’ (Bearslayer)
Rushes with Adam Horovitz 9pm
Rushes create original improvised soundscapes with double bass, saxophone, trumpet, harmonium, found and manipulated sounds, as well as vocals, strings and percussion. A new musical project put together by Mark Waters, Alex Gordon, Kate Gathercole and Dan Fordham. Adam Horovitz is a Stroud-based poet, performer and editor. His first full collection, Turning was followed by A Thousand Laurie Lees and Little Metropolis. His next book, Love and Other Fairy Tales, will also be released later in 2021, by Indigo Dreams Publications
Jaime Jackson & David England 9pm
Moving image projections and artist’s talk in the woods resonding to Alfred Watkins Old Straight Track postal club archive of pre-Roman leys trading tracks.
Jane Grace 6-10pm
Raw Chocoate artist with demonstrations and tastings and Jane will be running the pizza oven.
All outside and with lots of oxygen from the trees. Bring a chair or blanket if you want. Part of the Traders Tracks program
Tickets free, but you need to pay to park at Queenswood:
This event is weather dependent, please check this Eventbrite page for updates
So…If you go down in the woods that day you’d better go in disguise….
Met you beneath the trees where nobody sees at Queenswood Country Park. It will be lovely down in the woods, but safer to stay at home.
Dinmore Hill between Leominster and Hereford on the A49. Park in the car park and the event is taking place in the wood on the other side of the visitors centre. Pay and display charges apply in Queenswood, please buy your parking ticket at the machine next to the visitors center.
Traders Tracks is an Arts Council England funded Herefordshire New Leaf and Salt Road project curated by Dr Sally Payen, in partnership with Herefordshire Council’s Library services, Queenswood County Park and the National Trust. Exploring pre-Roman trading pathways inspired by Alfred Watkins early 20th Century Postal Club (Ley) Archive held in Hereford Archives and Record Centre.
The performance events at Queenswood are part of a program of Traders Tracks exhibitions and events during August at Hereford Library, Wigmore Village Hall Cafe, St Mary Magdalene Leintwardine, Croft Castle parkland & Salt Road gallery Leominster.
Free to attend, but remember its pay and display in Queenswood car park.
More at: www.saltroad.org.uk/traderstracks
Dinmore Hill was an Iron Age festival camp so….lets act like the Romans never arrived and after all… what have they ever done for us