FROM soothing jazz to the great outdoors, there's plenty to get up to around Ledbury this weekend.

With Autumn in full swing there's a flavour of nature in the area's offerings this weekend, whether that be painting seasonal beauty or exploring it on a walk.

Pudding Evening with Live Jazz

An evening of sweet treats and smooth jazz awaits you on Friday (November 10) from 7pm until 9pm.

At Bosbury Parish Hall, enjoy a selection of puddings while Herefordshire-based jazz duo Fascinatin’ Rhythm delivers swing tunes from the Great American Songbook.

The pair, consisting of vocalist Tim Brown and pianist Simon Crowther are known for their extensive experience in the jazz scene, playing in groups such as the Castle Street Quarter, the Errol Robinson Five and the Hereford Big Band.

Tickets are available from £10.

Ledbury Wildlife Watch Club

On Sunday morning (November 12) the Ledbury Wildlife Watch Club invites eight to 12-year-olds to join them to explore some wildlife.

This month the session will focus on wildlife and habitats through hands on activities.

The exploration is set to begin at 10.30am in Ast Wood, with membership costing from £2 per month.

Parents are welcome to drop off children or stay and join in with the session.

Paint Club - Stag & Moon

Artists seeking an engaging evening should head to Much Marcle near Ledbury on Friday night.

The Royal Oak Country Inn hosts a casual painting night, with all painting materials and canvases provided in the £30 ticket.

Bring friends and harness the power of social artistry to create a masterpiece, and get your paintbrushes at the ready for a 7.30pm start.

Outdoor Learning Conference '23

Lastly, outdoor enthusiasts might explore the Outdoor Learning Conference '23 on Saturday (November 11) at Hellens in Much Marcle.

The importance of the outdoor experimental environment will be explored, with the chance to pick up new skills while meeting, networking and sharing ideas with like-minded people.

Workshops and a keynote talk by Gordon MacLellan, aka Creeping Toad, will emphasise the importance of time to explore, create and dream within outdoor settings.

Five workshops are included in the day, which begins at 10am and ends at 4pm.

Tickets can be bought for £60 per person, with a light lunch and refreshments available on the day.