Reasons to visit this week

Reasons to visit this week

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has plenty to interest you this Autumn along with the the beautiful colour changes in the Forest.

This week in the DeanWye we have a harvest celebrations, blacksmithing, comedy and art events, plus lots more around Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire to enjoy.

Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, you'll find something to do in the #DeanWye area.

If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for next time.





Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 1st November 2017
Films showing during October

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Foraging Trips

Today - 4th November 2017
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell

Communicating Delight

Today - 5th November 2017
Work by one of the 20th century’s most influential nature artists, Eric Ennion

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops

Today - 2nd December 2017
Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel

Held at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter in or near Newent

Law, Life and Landscape

Today - 31st December 2017
Hereford Cathedral has put its 1217 Magna Carta on display in a special exhibition

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford

A Passion for Nature

Today - 19th November 2017
An exhibition of watercolour paintings by natural history artist Tracey-Anne Sitch

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Canaletto and the Art of Venice - at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace

17th October 2017
Take a virtual visit to Venice now, and see it as it was 300 years ago

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

Show of Hands concert

18th October 2017
Show of Hands are undeniably one of the strongest current forces in acoustic music

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford

The Dad's Army Variety Show

18th October 2017
The ultimate 1940’s entertainment

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Circus Funtasia

Today - 22nd October 2017
Looking for something to do that's fun, great value, and a hit with the whole family?

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

Freebie Friday Mosaic Taster

20th October 2017
A taster session which is perfect for anyone who’s fancied trying mosaic

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney

Patriots Day

20th October 2017
The immediate aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Held at The Phoenix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye

Harvest Celebration

20th October 2017
An evening tour and two course supper

Held at Westons Cider in or near Ross-on-Wye

Katy Perry Tribute Night

20th October 2017
A show full of bright colours, glitter, lollipops, candyfloss, cupcakes, feathers.

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Today - 22nd October 2017
A festival of artist blacksmithing

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

Jenny Eclair

20th October 2017
Jenny Eclair is back with her take on middle age and how to cope with it

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Dark Skies Photography

21st October 2017
Join us as the sun sets and discover why night is the time to get your camera out

Held at Forest Of Dean School Of Photography in or near St Briavels

Chepstow Stampede

21st October 2017
All ages obstacle mud race

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 5th November 2017
A programme of creativity for families this October half-term

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Today - 22nd October 2017
Cheeses, chutneys, honey and jams, puddings, pies, cakes, pastries, bacon... etc ...

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester


21st October 2017
Reg is a regular headliner at folk clubs and festivals up and down the country

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern

Royal Forester Dining Train

22nd October 2017
Enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst travelling through the Forest of Dean

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

Trellech Beacon Dash

22nd October 2017
The Trellech Beacon Dash is a brand new c.10km multi-terrain running race for 2017

Held at Trellech in or near Monmouth

Steep and Natural Coaching/Guiding Day

22nd October 2017
Advanced coaching and guided ride discovering the steep and natural “secret spots”

Held at Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre in or near Coleford

The Songs of Leonard Cohen – Keith James

22nd October 2017
This concert forms part of a highly successful and critically acclaimed tour

Held at The Phoenix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye

Family Work Day in the Woods

22nd October 2017
Help us manage the beautiful Collin Park Wood for wildlife

Held at Upleadon in or near Newent