Hereford

St Peter's Church, St Peter's Square

Sat 10th September 2016

Hereford

Hereford is a safe and welcoming city, rich in history and beautiful countryside but still only a one-and a-half hour drive away from Birmingham, Cardiff and Bristol. 

It gained its status as a city, not by virtue of its ancient Cathedral but though prescription and Royal Charter granted first in 1154 by Henry I.

St Peter's Church is the venue for the 55+ and Retirement Roadshow to be held on Saturday 10th September 2016 from 9-30am until 2-30pm.
 
venue-for-55+-and-retirement-roadshowHereford is a wonderful place to live and work and retains much of its rich history while still managing to offer an excellent range of shops, cafes, restaurants and interesting things to see and do.

Following development of The Old Market, the range of shops has greatly increased; from well-known high street names through to independent retailers, to offer something for everyone.

It boasts an array of fine buildings and squares, the River Wye and green spaces, along with stories from locals that accompany every stone, brick and oak frame of the city that is their home. High Town is the hub of Hereford city centre and provides a central open space for a variety of events and street entertainment throughout the year.

On the day of the show we are very pleased to welcome The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Hereford, Councillor Jim Kenyon and The Mayoress Mrs Sarah Perkins who will both be visiting the show and meeting the exhibitors during the day.

The Venue

 
St Peter's is in the centre of Hereford in St Peter's Square at the junction of Union Street and St Owen Street. This church used to have a reputation for being cold, dark and difficult to access, but following a brave decision by the Parochial Church Council (PCC), to commission a £450,000 redevelopment, the building has been transformed.
 
It now has under-floor heating, disabled access, lighting, a fitted kitchen and wi-fi installed to become what is now a welcoming, accessible and flexible space that can be used for any activity. 
 

The show

The 55+ and Retirement Roadshows are exhibitions aimed at anyone aged around 55 and onwards.But it isn't all about retirement, it is a chance to talk to specialists about feet, family, and finance – and anything else you could think of that may apply after we reach 55!

We cover all sorts of issues that affect this age group and aim to provide an information hub where people can come along and find out the answers to problems causing them concern.

Each of our events is well attended and we we aim to reach out to more people on health issues and there will be a leading pharmacy at the show to answer health and medication queries.

Parking

Street car parking is limited (30 mins) during the day even if you can find a space. Use the following link to find out more about parking in Hereford:-  https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/transport-and-highways/parking/car-parks-council/hereford-city-car-parks

The nearest car park is the one at the Town Hall where it costs £6.00 to park all day. The postcode for your satnav is HR1 2LU.

The Shirehall car park is opposite the venue but you can only park there on the weekend and up to 6 hours costs £11. The postcode is HR1 2PG