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Town Centre & Town Green
11 Sherford St, BROMYARD, HR7 4DL
Sat, 10am to 6pm.
Bromyard is the centre of the country's biggest hop-growing area. The Hop Festival is a unique day's celebration of heritage, including music old and new, a Parade of Horse-Drawn and Vintage vehicles, an old-tyme funfair, a chance to try out how it was to hand-pick hops in the past, archive films, a craft fair, stalls where you can buy hop-bines and locally-produced food - there's loads to see and do. The day includes the Hop Pocket World Championship race, in which teams of four run through the streets carrying a full hop sack weighing 70 kg. The Race is the only one of its kind in the world
Free of charge. Events all day from 10am. Parade of Horse-Drawn and Vintage vehicles at 1pm. Hop Pocket Race from 4pm. Full timetable in printed programme available on the day.
Times and prices are subject to change. Contact venue before setting out.