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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


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

Monmouth Festival

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

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Three Choirs Festival

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

Held at Gloucester Cathedral in or near Gloucester

Lynda Jones Art Exhibitrion

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

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 31st July 2016
Films showing during July

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Bands in the Park

Today - 28th August 2016
Every Sunday from 2.30-4.30 from the 31st May to the 30th August

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


Summer Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 31st August 2016
A programme of creative childrens activites and workshops

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Summer Beach

Today - 31st August 2016
Play in the sand

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


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


Amanda Hamilton’s Watercolour World

Today - 9th October 2016
The ‘Art from the Heart’ exhibition will feature nearly 20 works by Amanda Hamilton

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 Holidays Art Activity Days

26th July 2016 - 31st August 2016
We are running a range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 to 18

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

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 Return of the Gruffalo Trail

30th July 2016
A very familiar friend is returning to our woodland this summer

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

Mrs Tiggy-Winkle's Tea Trail

31st July 2016
Celebrate Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday and Ross-on-Wye’s links to the hedgehog

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


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st August 2016 - 31st August 2016
Films showing during August

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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


Josh Widdicombe: what do I do now....

11th August 2016
One of Britain’s busiest and funniest comedians is back on the stand up circuit.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Chepstow Show

13th August 2016
The annual Chepstow Show at the Racecourse

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


As You Like It

13th August 2016 - 14th August 2016
See this famous play in a beautiful open air setting

Held at Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens in or near Chepstow

Romeo & Juliet

13th August 2016 - 14th August 2016
See this famous play in a beautiful open air setting

Held at Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens 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


South Wales Pirate Festival

19th August 2016 - 21st August 2016
Hear the roar of cannon and musket fire and the clash of steel as swords are drawn

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

Aug Bank Holiday at Hot Pot Pottery

25th August 2016 - 28th August 2016
Come and get creative with Pottery Painting this Aug Bank Holiday!

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - tea-room, gallery and pottery studio in or near Symonds Yat


The Monmouthshire Show

25th August 2016
The Monmouth Show, the biggest one day show in Wales.

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth

Pizza Family Fun

26th August 2016
Design your own pizza toppings, watch them being fired in our Pizza

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Food From the Fire

26th August 2016
Much more than a BBQ

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

Summer Fete

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

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Royally Entertained

27th August 2016
Ensemble Molière - Back by popular demand

Held at Dymock Church - St Mary's in or near Newent

Jools Holland And His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

27th August 2016
One of the biggest names in British music

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Ross Cider Festival

2nd September 2016 - 4th September 2016
A weekend of camping, music, food and more music!

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

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

Heritage Open Days

8th September 2016 - 11th September 2016
Visit secret places in the Forest not normally open.

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Al Murray: Let’s Go Backwards Together

9th September 2016
The Pub Landlord brings his brand new show to the Savoy.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

The Usk Show

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

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


The Soweto Spiritual Singers

10th September 2016
One of the great international choirs.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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


The Mikado

14th September 2016 - 15th September 2016
Monmouth Music Theatre return with another very popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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


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

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


Art in Penallt

22nd September 2016 - 25th September 2016
Celebrate the work of leading local artists at an event with a difference.

Held at Capel Pentwyn in or near Monmouth

Ross Walking Festival

23rd September 2016 - 25th September 2016
3 days of walking around Ross-on-Wye

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


Money for Nothing

23rd September 2016
“Undoubtedly the BEST Dire Straits Tribute Band in Europe”

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Harry Hook: About Africa

30th September 2016
Harry's talk will shed a new light on Africa past and present.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Bonfire and Fireworks Night

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

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

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


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


Christmas Market

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

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

Christmas Market

3rd December 2016
Visit Taurus Crafts this festive season and enjoy their annual Christmas Market.

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


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

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


Christmas Fayre at Hot Pot Pottery

10th December 2016 - 11th December 2016
Get all your Christmas Presents in one place - or get creative and paint your own!

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - tea-room, gallery and pottery studio in or near Symonds Yat