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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


Fire and Wood Festival

Today - 30th May 2016
Things are hotting up for this year's Fire and Wood festival

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

Half term intrigue at Puzzlewood

Today - 31st May 2016
Puzzlewood has lots to offer this half term...

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 2nd June 2016
Films showing during May

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Welsh Wine Week

Today - 5th June 2016
Vineyard tour and tasting

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Whitsun Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 5th June 2016
A programme of creative childrens activites and workshops

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Longhope Gardens Open Days

Today - 5th June 2016
Longhope Gardens will be open to the public on various dates this year.

Held at Longhope in or near Longhope


Strawberries and Cream Day

Today - 5th June 2016
Get the taste of Mary Rose’s new strawberry collection

Held at Mary Rose Young Pottery in or near Parkend

Small but Perfectly Formed

Today - 12th June 2016
An exhibition of stereoscopic (3-D) images, first invented in 1832

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Sabrina Skies

Today - 19th June 2016
An exhibition of paintings and prints

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Enjoy a scrumptious cream tea overlooking the River Wye

Today - 15th July 2016
The Royal Lodge in Symonds Yat are offering customers a fantastic cream tea deal.

Held at The Royal Lodge in or near Symonds Yat


Music on the Platform

Today - 18th September 2016
Music on Sundays at this popular venue

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Arts in the Marches, Summer Sculpture Exhibition

Today - 2nd October 2016
Arts in The Marches are delighted to be working in collaboration with Taurus Crafts.

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Year of Adventure 2016

Today - 31st December 2016
2016 in the Year of Adventure!

Held at Cardiff in or near Chepstow

Summer of Stories - Tintern Abbey

31st May 2016
Experience the best of Welsh tale spinning

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Live on the Wye

3rd June 2016 - 4th June 2016
A buzzing community music festival set in the heart of the beautiful Wye Valley

Held at Redbrook in or near Coleford

The Coleford Busking Festival

4th June 2016
The Fifth Annual Busking Festival

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Pauntley Real Ale Festival

4th June 2016
Beer, Ciders, Perries and Wines. Pork Roast and Vegetarian Foods + Entertainment.

Held at Pauntley in or near Newent

The Jungle Book – Kids

4th June 2016 - 5th June 2016
A special stage version of the Disney classic adapted for young people to perform

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Strawberry Fayre and Companion Dog Show

5th June 2016
Dymock Parish Hall Strawberry Fayre & Companion Dog Show.

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent

Open Farm Sunday

5th June 2016
Look behind the scenes of a working organic farm

Held at Hanley Farm Shop in or near Chepstow


Kara at the Forest Folk Club

5th June 2016
KARA: Some Other Shore album launch tour

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend

Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

6th June 2016 - 30th June 2016
Films showing during June

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Much Ado About Nothing

9th June 2016
Shakepeare in the beautiful setting of Raglan Castle

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan

Much Ado About Nothing

10th June 2016
Shakepeare in the beautiful setting of Chepstow Castle

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


The Power Of Compassion

11th June 2016
Masked dances and sacred chants by monks from Tashi Lhunpo, a Tibetan monastery

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern

Legend

11th June 2016
The best Bob Marley tribute in the UK

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Magpie Lane

11th June 2016
Ross for Refugees present the legendary Oxfordshire folk band Magpie Lane

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

The Queens 90th Celebration Concert

11th June 2016
Music through the decades of our remarkable Queen

Held at Forest Theatre in or near Coleford


Brass Band Concert

12th June 2016
Cinderford Brass Band play on the open air stage in the Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent

George Monbiot: Rewilding Britain

17th June 2016
A spellbinding talk from Guardian columnist, environmentalist and activist

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Madness Tribute

17th June 2016
Pne of the top Madness tribute bands & Ska / 2Tone revival bands

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

17th June 2016
Shakespeare’s most famous magical and hilarious comedy

Held at Penallt in or near Monmouth


Medieval Life, Warfare and Merriment

18th June 2016
Meet the Freemen of Gwent

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny

Indian Takeaway experience

18th June 2016
Harts Barn teams up with Hillside Brewery to bring you and epic cooking experience.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Open Gardens

18th June 2016 - 19th June 2016
Visit village gardens in interesting locations

Held at Littledean in or near Cinderford

Choirs at the Castle

18th June 2016
An evening of entertainment at Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


The Merchant of Venice

19th June 2016
From the Globe Theatre on London’s South Bank

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Father’s Day Afternoon Tea

19th June 2016
Tea in the railway carriage

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Father’s Day Archery

19th June 2016
Have a go archery session

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

An Evening with Michael Morpurgo

21st June 2016
A special appearance in Monmouth as part of the Literary Festival

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Summer Meditation Walk

22nd June 2016
Think in a thoughtful place

Held at Lancaut and Wintours Leap in or near Chepstow

Comedy Night

24th June 2016
Featuring three of the best comedians from the UK comedy circuit

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Linton Music Festival

24th June 2016 - 26th June 2016
Music, Real ale, Cider and local food in a relaxed rural location.

Held at The Alma Inn in or near Ross-on-Wye

The Four Elements Retreat

24th June 2016 - 1st July 2016
A 7-day creative adventure and wellbeing experience

Held at Wye Forest Retreats in or near St Briavels


Usk Open Gardens

25th June 2016 - 26th June 2016
Open gardens raising money for charity.

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk

Beer Cocktail Making Experience

25th June 2016
Hillside Brewery mixes things up this summer...

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Relay For Life

25th June 2016
Charity fun event raising funds for Cancer Research

Held at Freedom Leisure Lydney in or near Lydney

Meadow Wildlife Photography for Beginners

26th June 2016
Meadow Wildlife Photography Course

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


Garden Mosaic

28th June 2016
Creating your own stunning mosaic patio slab to brighten up your garden

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney

Robb Johnson

30th June 2016
One of the finest songwriters working in the UK today

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st July 2016 - 21st July 2016
Films showing during July

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Ledbury Poetry Festival

1st July 2016 - 10th July 2016
A rare joining of place, poetry and people- Carol Ann Duffy

Held at Ledbury in or near Newent


Big Day Out farm festival

1st July 2016 - 3rd July 2016
Food and drink, fun music, dancing and lots of outdoor activities to make you smile

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth

Charity Golf Day

2nd July 2016
In aid of Pancreatic Cancer

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Usk Summer Festival

2nd July 2016 - 3rd July 2016
An exciting free event - street market, food, bands suitable for the whole family

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk

Meadow Wildlife Photography for Intermediates

2nd July 2016
Meadow Wildlife Photography for Intermediates

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


Barron Brady at the Forest Folk Club

3rd July 2016
Contemporary songwriters and interpreters of traditional English folk song

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend

The Railway Children

3rd July 2016
The Railway Children comes to the cinema screen live from the theatre

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Seniors Open Competition

7th July 2016
18 hole stableford, non qualifying competition

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Co: Romeo and Juliet

7th July 2016
Live offering in the new Kenneth Branagh Theatre season from the Garrick

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Meatloaf Tribute

8th July 2016
Andy Pryke pays tribute to rock legend Meatloaf

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

Charity Golf Day

8th July 2016
In aid of Great Western Air Ambulance and Great Oaks Hospice

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Indian Takeaway Experience

9th July 2016
Harts Barn teams up with Hillside Brewery to bring you and epic cooking experience.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

Brass Band Concert

10th July 2016
The Salvation Army Band play on the open air stage in the Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


Summer Fair

10th July 2016
Charity Fair in aid of The Orchard Trust

Held at Lydbrook in or near Lydbrook

Abergavenny Festival of Cycling

13th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
5 days of cycling in Monmouthshire

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Trellech BIG Weekend

15th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
The BIG Weekend is a community event for the residents of and visitors

Held at Trellech in or near Monmouth

Pop Up Spa Weekend

15th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
Does this pop up spa weekend take your fancy?

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Reggae Night

15th July 2016
A fantastic 5 piece band of outstanding musicians specialising in Reggae

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

Coleford Music Festival 2016

16th July 2016 - 17th July 2016
Coleford will be abuzz with music revellers during its summer festival!

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Victorian Day

17th July 2016
Family fun

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Richard II

17th July 2016
From the Globe Theatre on London’s South Bank

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Robin Hood

17th July 2016
It’s just Robin, and some men, and the forest… in the open air

Held at All Saints Church - Newland - The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland

Lynda Jones Art Exhibitrion

21st July 2016 - 31st July 2016
Oil paintings and pen and ink drawings by local Monmouth artist, Lynda Jones

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Folk on the Lawn

22nd July 2016 - 24th July 2016
A FREE folk festival in Tintern

Held at Abbey Mill in or near Tintern

Monmouth Festival

22nd July 2016 - 30th July 2016
One of the biggest & best free music festivals in the UK

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Andre Rieu; The 2016 Maastricht Concert

23rd July 2016 - 24th July 2016
Andre Reiu returns to cinemas with his now legendary summer concert in Maastricht.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Three Choirs Festival

23rd July 2016 - 30th July 2016
One of the world’s oldest classical choral music festivals

Held at Gloucester Cathedral in or near Gloucester


The Monmouth Busking Festival

23rd July 2016
The third Annual Busking Festival

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth

Family Introduction to Wildlife Photography

25th July 2016
Family Introduction to Wildlife Photography

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


Mosaic Heart Trivet

27th July 2016
Create your own mosaic slate heart to use as trivet or decoration

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney

Gorge Scrambling Experience - Eisteddfod Special Offer

29th July 2016 - 6th August 2016
A fun and exciting activity where you will get wet.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


•National Eisteddfod of Wales

29th July 2016 - 6th August 2016
The National Eisteddfod is a celebration of the culture and language in Wales

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny

Seaside Funday

29th July 2016
Fun and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


African Drumming workshop

30th July 2016
Get the rhythem

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

The Green Gathering

4th August 2016 - 7th August 2016
A festival beyond hedonism powered by wind, sun and people

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Summer Meditation Walk

6th August 2016
Think in a thoughtful place

Held at Lancaut and Wintours Leap in or near Chepstow

Status Quo at Caldicot Castle

6th August 2016
The Quo are celebrating five decades in the music business

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Brass Band Concert

14th August 2016
Ross Town Band play on the open air stage in the Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent

Three Choirs at Caldicot Castle

18th August 2016
Join Wynne Evans and the Chepstow, Monmouth and Caldicot male voice choirs

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Castell Roc 2016

18th August 2016 - 29th August 2016
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow

Day out with Thomas

19th August 2016 - 21st August 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Summer Fete

27th August 2016
Come and join in the summer fete at Hillside Brewery!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

Beer and Food Pairing Evening

3rd September 2016
Are you interested in a beer and food pairing evening at Hillside Brewery?

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Tour of Britain

8th September 2016
The Aberdare to Bath stage passes through the Wye Valley & Forest of Dean

Held at Lydney - Gateway to the Forest in or near Lydney

The Usk Show

10th September 2016
One of the largest one day shows in Wales

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


Newent Onion Fayre

10th September 2016
Gloucestershire's Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent

Forest of Dean Traction and Steam Rally Show

11th September 2016
Enjoy the Forest of Dean Traction and Steam Rally Show

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


The Maze Runner

11th September 2016
A run/jog over a 2K or 5K or 10K course including woodland, green lanes and fields

Held at Elton Giant Mazes and Activities Maze in or near Newnham

20th Anniversary Steam Gala

17th September 2016 - 18th September 2016
Celebrate our 20th anniversary at an action packed gala

Held at Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure in or near Coleford


Abergavenny Food Festival

17th September 2016 - 18th September 2016
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny

Mike Silver at the Forest Folk Club

18th September 2016
A regular and long-time performer on the English folk scene for many years

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend


Indian Takeaway Experience

1st October 2016
Harts Barn teams up with Hillside Brewery to bring you and epic cooking experience.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

Forest Showcase Food & Drink Festival 2016

2nd October 2016
The festival will have a fabulous wide selection of over 100 local food stalls...

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


The Four Elements Retreat

7th October 2016 - 14th October 2016
A 7-day creative adventure and wellbeing experience

Held at Wye Forest Retreats in or near St Briavels

Pop Up Opera

8th October 2016
Do you love Opera?

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Puzzlewood Autumn

15th October 2016
Puzzlewood Autumn

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

Capturing the Natural World

16th October 2016
Capturing the Natural World through Photography

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


The entertainerEntertainer

27th October 2016
Branagh plays Archie Rice in John Osborne’s evocative play THE ENTERTAINER

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Day out with Thomas

28th October 2016 - 30th October 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


The Lion's Club Annual Bonfire Party

5th November 2016
The annual F.E.R.N Fireworks Display and Bonfire.

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford

Bonfire and Fireworks Night

5th November 2016
Come and join us for a fantastic evening...

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Autumnal Klimt-Inspired Canvas Painting

8th November 2016
An Autumnal Klimt-Inspired Canvas painting class

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney

Indian Takeaway Experience

19th November 2016
Harts Barn teams up with Hillside Brewery to bring you and epic cooking experience.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Apres Ski Bar

26th November 2016
Join The Angel Hotel at their Apres Ski Bar

Held at The Angel Hotel in or near Coleford

Christmas at Perrygrove

1st December 2016
Meet Father Christmas at Perrygrove Railway

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Carols by torchlight at Tintern Abbey

3rd December 2016
Stunning setting in the walls of the ruined abbey

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern

Christmas Market

3rd December 2016
Come and get involved with the Hillside Brewery Christmas Market...

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Day out with Thomas

3rd December 2016 - 4th December 2016
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney