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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


Seaside Week

Today - 31st July 2015
Fun, crafts and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Monmouth Festival

Today - 1st August 2015
One of the biggest & best free music festivals in the UK

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Three Choirs Festival

Today - 1st August 2015
One of the world’s oldest classical choral music festivals

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford

Heritage Diesel Railcar Days

Today - 15th August 2015
Get a panoramic view of the Forest as you travel on board our Diesel Multiple Unit

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Flora Metallica

Today - 16th August 2015
Highly finished metal and glass sculptures inspired by the plant kingdom

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Bush Craft: Den Building

Today - 18th August 2015
Grab their wellies and get them outside building dens.

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Vineyard tour and tutored wine tastings

Today - 27th August 2015
Guided tour of the vineyard and tutored wine tatsting

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern

Stone Carving and Masonary Taster Sessions

Today - 28th August 2015
Become a stone mason!

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Free Sea Monster Trail

Today - 31st August 2015
Keep them quiet for a while

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Multiples - Art Exhibition

Today - 31st August 2015
An exhibition of original serigraphs by the artist with the Artizan Editions Workshop

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Summer Holidays 2015

Today - 31st August 2015
Outdoor adventure activities this July & August

Held at Inspire2Adventure in or near Ross-on-Wye

School Holiday Activities

Today - 31st August 2015
Lots for kids throughout the Holidays

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Music on the Platform

Today - 13th September 2015
Music on Sundays at this popular venue

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Arts in the Marches

Today - 27th September 2015
Summer sculpture Show

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Steam Days

Today - 28th October 2015
Enjoy a relaxing journey along the railway behind one of our steam locomotives

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

Supper Club - Tapas Night

31st July 2015
Sample the delights of Spain

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Music, Crafts & Enjoyment

31st July 2015 - 2nd August 2015
Celebrating 30 years of Tools for Self-Reliance Cymri

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

Jousting Tournament at Caldicot Castle

1st August 2015 - 2nd August 2015
Commemorate Agincourt at a jousting tournement

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Beach Party with live music

2nd August 2015
With live music activities, games, food and drink

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Mini Gardening Week / Mine Craft week

3rd August 2015 - 7th August 2015
Fun, crafts and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


John Busby Retrospective

4th August 2015 - 6th September 2015
Celebrating the work of the renowned painter John Busby

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Abergavenny Festival of Cycling

5th August 2015 - 9th August 2015
5 days of cycling in Monmouthshire

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Coleford Music Festival

7th August 2015 - 9th August 2015
A free family festival held in the town centre of Coleford, Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

Chepstow Show

8th August 2015
The annual Chepstow Show at the Racecourse

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Italian Family Fiesta

8th August 2015
Design and make your own pizza

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

Mr Stink

12th August 2015
The celebrated novel by David Walliams - an outdoor production

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Chasing the Blue Elephant

14th August 2015
3 sessions of making stories with drama, dances and songs....

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

Royal Forest of Dean Magna Carta Celebration

15th August 2015 - 16th August 2015
Help us celebrate the 800 anniversary of Magna Carta

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Victorian Day

16th August 2015
Family fun

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Jane Pearl and Lyndon Webb at the Forest Folk Club

16th August 2015
A duo not to be missed!

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend


Cowboy & Indians

17th August 2015 - 21st August 2015
Fun, crafts and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Bush Craft: Fire Making

18th August 2015
Learn the basics with different techniques used throughout the ages.

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Castell Roc 2015

21st August 2015 - 31st August 2015
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow

Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Festival

22nd August 2015 - 23rd August 2015
Canal, beer,cider, perry & tapas

Held at The Wharf House in or near Gloucester


Ensemble Moliere presents Revolutionary Love

22nd August 2015
Baroque music by candlelight

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

Summer Antiques and Vintage Fair

23rd August 2015
An old favourite!

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Recycling Week

24th August 2015 - 28th August 2015
Fun, crafts and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Enjoy cream tea and creativity

27th August 2015 - 31st August 2015
Treat yourself to a cream tea with strawberries and cream while you get creative

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


The Monmouth Show

27th August 2015
The Monmouth Show, the biggest one day show in Wales.

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth

Big Woody Triathlon

29th August 2015
Taking in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley this bike route is both scenic and testing

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


In the Footsteps of Elephants

3rd September 2015 - 20th September 2015
An inspiring display by wildlife painter Susan Jane Lees

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Vineyard Tour with Cheese and Wine Tasting

5th September 2015
A marvelous day out at Ancre Hill Vineyard followed by tutored wine & cheese tasting

Held at Ancre Hill Vineyard in or near Monmouth


Wedding Fayre

6th September 2015
Come to our fayre and plan your wedding

Held at The Royal Lodge in or near Symonds Yat

Heritage Open Days

10th September 2015 - 13th September 2015
Visit secret places in the Forest not normally open.

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Onionfest- The after party

12th September 2015
This really will be the ultimate "Last Party of Summer"

Held at Newent in or near Newent

h.Art Herefordshire Art Week

12th September 2015 - 20th September 2015
Showcasing Herefordshire's large number and wide variety of artists and craftmakers.

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Newent Onion Fayre

12th September 2015
Gloucestershire's Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent

Amateur Chamber Music Day

12th September 2015
Join us for an enjoyable day of chamber music

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Vintage Show

13th September 2015
Display of vintage vehicles and machinery

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford

British Wildlife Photography Awards

15th September 2015 - 15th October 2015
The winning images from this renowned competition focusing on British fauna and flora

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Abergavenny Food Festival

18th September 2015 - 20th September 2015
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny

Art in Penallt

24th September 2015 - 27th September 2015
Celebrate the work of leading local artists at an event with a difference.

Held at Capel Pentwyn in or near Monmouth


Food & Countryside Day - fun for all the Family!

27th September 2015
Lots going on throughout the day aimed at the whole family!

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

Forest of Dean Autumn Half Marathon

27th September 2015
Experience the Forest with its late-summer leaf canopy

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Forest Showcase Food Festival

4th October 2015
Annual event - a must for food and drink fanatics.

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford

As I Walked Out

6th October 2015 - 22nd October 2015
Textile art inspired by nature

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


In the Fold

13th October 2015 - 8th November 2015
A fascinating display of origami and paper folding

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Chepstow Stampede

24th October 2015
Muddy, Fun and a great way to test your endurance - Enter on-line today!

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Joe Stilgoe - New Songs For Old Souls

18th November 2015
Joe Stilgoe is the renaissance man of modern jazz.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Mind the Gap

24th November 2015 - 3rd January 2016
A unique exhibition of inlay work, both contemporary and from years gone by

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester