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    Nov 14 2023


    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Pasture for Life Feast

    We are delighted to partner with Herefordshire Food Alliance on their very first evening feast event!

    It will be a truly unique dinner experience at The Bookshop Restaurant in Hereford. Head chef Callum is teaming up with the Food Alliance and Pasture For Life to bring a thought-provoking meal, using only the best local growers and farmers, who are supporting soil biodiversity, natural habitats that provide nutritionally the best food for our bodies, and helping to breathe life into the rivers again.

    The evening will also feature original stories and music reflecting Herefordshire’s natural beauty and farming courtesy of Wye Valley River Festival artists Tim Hill and Chez Dunford.

    Tickets are £30, including the meal and entertainment. To see the menu and to book, click here


    Herefordshire Food Alliance is a network of groups, organisations and individuals working towards a thriving and sustainable local food economy which contributes to a healthy lifestyle, healthy communities and a healthy environment.


    Tim Hill is a musician, performer and event maker who has been creating celebrations for over 20 years and recently organised the Sound of the Streets Festival in Taunton, He has played with samba bands around Stonehenge and on the back of trucks at Notting Hill carnival, led giants through the streets of London, created Olympic Torch events, cooked celebratory feasts, written wassail songs, and taken funeral services. He has been researching traditions of celebration, outdoor music, ritual noise, parades and processions and the ways we love to gather and feast and dance and sometimes fall over.
    Tim works as musical director on outdoor projects, including the Wye Valley River Festival and with the Mellstock Band he recreates the English rural music of the 18th and 19th centuries, appearing in many film and TV productions like the classic BBC Pride and Prejudice. His street band Tongues of Fire plays festivals and event all over the UK. For many years he cooked at a Retreat Centre in South Oxfordshire, for theatre projects and rites of passage courses.

    Chez Dunford is a theatre maker, musician and wellbeing facilitator.  Since training at Dartington College of Arts in Theatre and Choreography in 2009, Chez has toured and collaborated with a wide range of projects, companies and made her own work in and around the South West.

    You may have seen Chez on a bike up the Wye Valley River Festival, as a clown with Performers without Borders, a music leader with Bristol beacon, up the ropes with EveryBody Dance, on the screen with Reading the Forest, out in the Streets with Pif-Paf, in the Big Top with Pazaaz, holding space for grief processing, down the Savoy for Panto season or even in the brass band up the road!  Eclectic indeed – tis the life of a multi-disciplinary practitioner.

    Chez also practices as a Sports and Remedial massage therapist in Bristol and Chepstow, encompassing trauma informed theory with a high level embodied anatomical knowledge. The heart of this work is connection, play and authenticity.  Delighted to be back on the River lands with Wye Valley River Festival and food partners.