Unintentional Festival, which began in 2002 when the International
Festival was cancelled is now into its third year. In 2002 the
festival had a small budget of just £2,000 and needless to say,
lots of favours were asked. The festival organizers would like
to thank those who helped to make the event extremely successful.
backing from 'Creative Industries' again this year, 'Arts Council
England' and 'Tourism Enterprise' funding and the continuing support
from sponsors and advertisers Ross Unintentional can only go from
strength to strength.
year the event begins two days after the International Festival,
on the 15th August and will run parallel for eight days and carries
on for a further eight!
festival will culminate in a three day finale based at the Hope
& Anchor which will run from Saturday 28th to Monday 30th
August and with 20 plus bands on offer.
will be a diverse range of entertainment this year, with the hip-shaking
beats of Explosive Nzacomba, Tex Mex, Tequila Banditos, Los Squideros
and Summer Bullets (formerly Judy Speedway) to name but a few.
not come along and be entertained!
Hope & Anchor
Wye Street, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire,
Tel: 01989 563003
now being taken for dinner in the Conservatory during
the International Festival period.
for Treasure at Ross-on-Wye Baptist Church
If you are looking for something to entertain the children during
the school holiday, every morning this week between 10 am and
midday, Ross-on-Wye Baptist Church are holding a holiday club
entitled, 'Xpedition Force' with a 'Looking for Treasure' theme.
Led by Sue
Trevethan, approximately sixty children are expected to attend,
taking part in games, quizzes, crafts, stories, singing and
are split into groups for the different activities and pictured
to the right are one of Monday's teams, 'The Violet Voyagers.'
are welcome and when I went along to take the photograph, everybody
seemed to be having a wonderful time.
Voyagers' team at Ross Baptist Church Holiday Club, Monday.