let’s do…4 things in September

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Written byLucy Cook

1. Aren’t food festivals fantastic?  Still time to squeeze in one more at the Abergavenny Food Festival on Saturday 15th September featuring some of the UK’s most progressive chefs, food producers, farmers, cooks and campaigners. There is a Saturday Street Food and Night Market for a bit of evening fun. The line up includes chef demos on the Market Hall stage which means accessible to all with a wristband.


2. And one for field sport enthusiasts, as the Midland Game and Country Fair rolls in to Weston Park on Saturday 15th September. The organisers, Countryman Fairs, bring you everything related to shooting but there is still more for those who want to explore other country activities including: the BASC National Clay Shooting Competition, the Chudleys Gundog & Junior Gundog Championships, the European Field Target Championship and the Terrier & Lurcher Champion of Champions. For more info click here.


3. Go the distance with Ludlow Cycling Festival happening on the Sunday 16 September. This is a great family day out, raising money to help Shropshire cancer patients and their families through Macmillan Cancer Support. You can choose your distance from 30, 60 or 106km or enjoy the 11km Family Ride to Ludlow Food Centre. And given the Mega Prize Raffle draw top prize is an Islabike original series children’s bike well, we suggest you get on yer bikes and race down there!

4. Speaking of racing, one more activity to take part in is the Ludlow Sprint Triathalon on Sunday 30th September.
The event is a 400m swim, a 26km bike ride topped up with a 6.25 km run, all in partnership with Ludlow Runners, Ludlow Cycling Club and Teme Leisure. Now in its 22nd year and taking place in and around town, it’s a highlight on the calendar for locals and anyone wanting to share in the competitive yet fun filled spirit of sporting.






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