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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


Trial & Punishment

Today - 4th August 2015
Meet the suspected rotters standing trial for their dastardly deeds

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich

Mini Gardening Week / Mine Craft week

Today - 7th August 2015
Fun, crafts and activities

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


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

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

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

John Busby Retrospective

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

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


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

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


Drop-in-and-make Craft Afternoons

6th August 2015 - 17th August 2015
A great opportunity for family and friends to have fun and be creative together

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

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


It's A Dog's Day

9th August 2015
Dog Show - novelty and show classes

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

Knights & Prinesses

10th August 2015 - 11th August 2015
Transform yourself into a courtly Lord or Lady

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich


As You LIke It

11th August 2015
Shakepeare in the beautiful setting of Raglan Castle

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan

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


Fighting Knights

15th August 2015 - 16th August 2015
Journey back to medieval times with fighting knights and legends of old

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich

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


Victorian Day

16th August 2015
Family fun

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

Siege Challenge for Kids

17th August 2015 - 18th August 2015
Goodrich Castle is under Siege! It is your job to defend it.

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich


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

Ensemble Moliere presents Revolutionary Love

22nd August 2015
Baroque music by candlelight

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


Herefordshire & Gloucestershire Canal Festival

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

Held at The Wharf House in or near Gloucester

The Tempest

23rd August 2015
Shakespeare's last and most magical tale

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich


Summer Antiques and Vintage Fair

23rd August 2015
An old favourite!

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Good King, Bad King, Sad King

24th August 2015 - 25th August 2015
What makes a King or Queen great. What sort of Royal will you be?

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich


Recycling Week

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

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

The Monmouth Show

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

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


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

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


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

Amateur Chamber Music Day

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

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


The Usk Show

12th September 2015
One of the largest one day shows in Wales

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk

Onionfest- The after party

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

Held at Newent in or near Newent


Newent Onion Fayre

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

Held at Newent in or near Newent

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

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


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 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