Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Discover our Events


Local vs International Art

Today - 28th June 2018
Exploring talent near and far

Held at Creates Gallery in or near Monmouth


Bands in the Park

Today - 26th August 2018
Free concert at the bandstand on Sundays throughout the summer

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


The Magic Lamp - Dreams of Our Age

Today - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition of original art works - words by Ben Okri, images by Rosemary Clunie

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny


Blackadder Goes Forth

21st June 2018 - 23rd June 2018
Off Centre Theatre presents the stage version of the classic TV comedy

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Mid-Summer Gala Dinner & Dance

21st June 2018
Celebrate mid-summer in style for charity

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Guided Walk

21st June 2018
Summer Solstice Walk on Gray Hill

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Sausage and Faggot Making

22nd June 2018
Learn the art of making sausages and faggots

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


The Railway Children

22nd June 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Gillow Cider Festival

22nd June 2018 - 24th June 2018
A celebration of good drink, good food, good music and good company

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


Gourmet BBQ

22nd June 2018
Wow your taste buds and impress your guests.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


The Great British Breakfast

23rd June 2018
Join us for a delicious, freshly made brunch, with a pint of Hillside beer.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Needle Case/Pin Cushion Workshop

23rd June 2018
Join Emma of Ruby Florence Designs for her monthly workshops

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


Usk Open Gardens

23rd June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Open gardens raising money for charity.

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


The adventures of Doctor Doolittle

23rd June 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Chinese Takeaway

23rd June 2018
Don’t order your Chinese Takeaway! Make good food in the comfort of your own home.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Summer Concert - Monmouth Choral Society

23rd June 2018
Sacred and secular music from many ages

Held at Monmouth Church - St Mary's Priory in or near Monmouth


Spanish Tapas

23rd June 2018
Create some wonderful Tapas that you WILL want to make at home

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

24th June 2018 - 5th July 2018
Films showing during June

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Savoury Pastry - Quiche and Pork Pies

24th June 2018
Whether it’s for tea, a buffet or a picnic, savoury pastries are a must

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


French Macaroons

24th June 2018
Join us today to learn the art of making macaroons.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Regenerative Agriculture and Chromatography with Jairo Restrepo

28th June 2018 - 3rd July 2018
Agriculture is changing - 6 day course

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


Fish and Chip Takeaway

28th June 2018
Recreate traditional Fish, chips and mushy peas at home for half the price

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Fashion Show

28th June 2018
Come and have a glass of fizz and watch while our models show off the hottest trends

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


The Invisible Man

28th June 2018
A fast-paced, hilarious new adaptation of the classic H. G. Wells story

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Ledbury Poetry Festival

29th June 2018 - 8th July 2018
“The Ledbury Poetry Festival is the best in the country.” - Andrew Motion

Held at Ledbury in or near Newent


Abergavenny Arts Festival

29th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
Showcasing amateur and professional artists from the vibrant local arts scene

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Back to Bacharach

29th June 2018
Recreating Burt Bacharach’s timeless hits.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Greek Night

29th June 2018
Join us in the Apple Barn dining room or the courtyard garden for a feast of flavours

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Hillside Brewery Tap – Open Mic Night

29th June 2018
Our monthly brewery tap – an open mic night - entertain or be entertained!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


The Importance of Being Earnest

29th June 2018
Outdoor production of Wildes' hilarious play

Held at Greenacres Campsite in or near Coleford


Kids Cookery – Puddings

30th June 2018
Learn to make delicious puddings themed to the season!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Sunshine and Shadows

30th June 2018
Three of the best-loved string quartets from the Golden Age of the genre

Held at Hoarwithy in or near Ross-on-Wye


Kids Cookery – Bread Making

30th June 2018
Bring out the Baker in your kids!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


A Midsummer’s Opera Gala

30th June 2018
An evening of operatic classics

Held at Blake Theatre in or near Monmouth


Digital for starters

30th June 2018
A photo training session aimed at beginners in digital photography

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


Proms in the Park

30th June 2018
To commemorate the end of WWI

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Sourdough Baking

1st July 2018
Learn how to make delicious artisan breads using sourdough

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st July 2018 - 31st July 2018
Films showing during July

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Carismatico Tango Band

1st July 2018
An evening of irresistible Argentinian passion and musical virtuosity

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


Coleford Festival of Words

2nd July 2018 - 8th July 2018
Lots of events happening - some free

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


It's all in the Vase

4th July 2018
Make a wonderful display in a simple container

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Caerleon Festival

5th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
A celebration of the arts

Held at Caerleon - Caerllion in or near Chepstow


French Macaroons

5th July 2018
Join us today to learn the art of making macaroons.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Ross-on-Wye Country Music Festival

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
Music, stalls, camping fast draw

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


Griff Rhys Jones: Where Was I?

6th July 2018
A hilarious evening of comedy – observations, anecdotes, reminiscences and lies

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Linton Music Festival

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
Music, Real ale, Cider and local food in a relaxed rural location.

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


Down by the Riverside

6th July 2018
An evening of summer song by the Roaring Megs

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


Sensational Salads & Summer Sides

7th July 2018
Create summer sides that are fabulous to bring along to a BBQ or picnic

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Guided Walk

7th July 2018
Hidden Mounton Valley

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

7th July 2018
Four general/landscape courses

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


Middle Eastern Mezze

7th July 2018
Middle Eastern influences set the stage for our easy mezze recipes

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


STORYTELLING WORKSHOPS, FIRESIDE CABARET, FEATURING ANDY SEED

7th July 2018
Warm your toes and sing the songs of the land, as we celebrate the history of the Forest!

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


The Monmouthshire Show

7th July 2018
A Great Family Show!

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Cider, Sausages & Steam

7th July 2018
Enjoy a few hours of live music, good food and local craft ciders

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


farOpen Open Studios

7th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
Artist and craft studios open in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Gourmet BBQ

7th July 2018
Wow your taste buds and impress your guests.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


VELOTHON Wales

8th July 2018
Ride on traffic free roads taking in some of Wales' most breathtaking scenery at the 2018 VELOTHON Wales.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Cooking with Fire

8th July 2018
Set up and light a fire pit, clay oven and BBQ using charcoal from the Forest

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Much Ado About Nothing

11th July 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Profiteroles and Eclairs

12th July 2018
Impress your family and friends

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Traditional Fish & Chip Supper

13th July 2018
Join us for this popular informal supper

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


A Taste of Thai

13th July 2018
3-hour extravaganza and experience creating fragrant wonderfully flavoured dishes

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Viva Neil Diamond

13th July 2018
Bob Drury, one of the UK’s most acclaimed Neil Diamond tributes returns to the Savoy

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Ladies Evening with Scott Mills

13th July 2018
Carry on the party after 7 exciting races

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Indian takeaway Experience – Chicken

14th July 2018
Want to demystify the art of Indian cuisine?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Capturing the Natural World

14th July 2018
Learn to handle your camera and take control of the settings

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


Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

14th July 2018
The daily life and duties of a Cistercian monk at Tintern Abbey in the 14th Century

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Coleford Music Festival

14th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
A free family festival held in the town centre of Coleford, Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Meat - Nose to Tail

15th July 2018
Meat Preparation, Butchery and Cookery Class Nose to Tail Butchers Bargains

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

15th July 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Sunday Band Concert

15th July 2018
Air Band Concerts in Newent Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


Popup Opera

15th July 2018
Opera, cider, and Hilary’s cakes and cream teas

Held at Ross-on-Wye Cider & Perry in or near Ross-on-Wye


Gourmet BBQ

15th July 2018
Wow your taste buds and impress your guests.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Ian Bruce at Forest Folk Club

15th July 2018
Singer and songwriter

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


RSC: Romeo and Juliet

18th July 2018
The most famous love story in literature

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Cheesemaking

19th July 2018
Cheese, Chutney and Bread – what a winning combination!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


The Midnight Gang

20th July 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


TWELFTH NIGHT

21st July 2018 - 22nd July 2018
Gloucestershire Youth Players interpret Shakespeare's famous play

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Family Cooking Experience

21st July 2018
Spend the morning cooking delicious simple dishes in a relaxed atmosphere

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


An American in Paris

21st July 2018
Brand new version of the Gershwin Musical

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Simply Fish and Shellfish

21st July 2018
Are you afraid of preparing and cooking fish & shellfish?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Art Market

22nd July 2018
Discover the wealth of creative talent in the Forest & Wye Valley

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


The Savoy Youth Theatre & Friends Showcase

22nd July 2018
Fund raising following after a fire gutted their premises

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Emma

22nd July 2018
A playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel - open-air theatre

Held at The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland


Monmouth Festival

27th July 2018 - 4th August 2018
One of the biggest & best free music festivals in the UK

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Mexican Night

27th July 2018
Join us in the Apple Barn dining room or the courtyard garden for a feast of flavours

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Dirty Dancing

28th July 2018
Outdoor filmshow

Held at International Centre for Birds of Prey in or near Newent


Andre Rieu: Amore Masstricht 2018

28th July 2018 - 29th July 2018
The maestro returns with his annual Maastricht concert

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Three Choirs Festival

28th July 2018 - 4th August 2018
The oldest non-competitive classical music festival in the world

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st August 2018 - 31st August 2018
Films showing during August

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Green Gathering

2nd August 2018 - 5th August 2018
A festival beyond hedonism, powered by wind, sun and people.

Held at Piercefield Park in or near Chepstow


Ross-on-Wye Carnival

4th August 2018
Lots of local fun

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


EMMA

5th August 2018
Playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Julie July Trio at Forest Folk Club

5th August 2018
The Julie July Acoustic Trio pay a tribute to the great Sandy Denny

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Herefordshire Country Fair

5th August 2018
A great day of country sport and fun for all the family

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


Sunday Band Concert

5th August 2018
Air Band Concerts in Newent Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


The Greatest Showman

10th August 2018
Outdoor filmshow

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford


The Three Musketeers

10th August 2018
An open air performance by IK Productions

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Labyrinth

11th August 2018
Outdoor filmshow

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford


Chepstow Show

11th August 2018
The annual Chepstow Show at the Racecourse

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


WYE VALLEY CHALLENGE

11th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Take on the dramatic landscape straddling the England & Wales border

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

12th August 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Severn Bore

12th August 2018 - 14th August 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Ukulele Day

12th August 2018
A fun family day out with a difference

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Herb Wreaths

15th August 2018
Create your own herb wreath to take home

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Castell Roc

16th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Day Out With Thomas

17th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


The Midnight Gang

17th August 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny


The Taste of Monmouthshire

18th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
A boutique food and drink festival celebrating the area's finest food and drink

Held at The Shire Hall in or near Monmouth


Capturing the Natural World

18th August 2018
Learn to handle your camera and take control of the settings

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


Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

18th August 2018
The daily life and duties of a Cistercian monk at Tintern Abbey in the 14th Century

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


The Dreamboys

22nd August 2018
The most successful and famous male strippers in UK history

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Pride and Prejudice

22nd August 2018
Champagne and picnics are permitted at this outdoor version of Jane Austen’s play

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny


FESTIVAL SATURDAY

25th August 2018
Brass band plays a selection of entertaining pieces

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Chepstow Vegan Fair

25th August 2018
A diverse range of plant based products and brands for you to browse

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


THE FADDLE FAIR

26th August 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Raglan Day

27th August 2018
Annual family fun day

Held at Raglan - Rhaglan in or near Raglan


Art in Penallt

30th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
A four day event, featuring local and international artists and makers

Held at Capel Pentwyn in or near Monmouth


Ross Cider Festival

31st August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
A weekend of cider, camping, music, food and more music and cider!

Held at Ross-on-Wye Cider & Perry in or near Ross-on-Wye


Monmouth Raft Race

2nd September 2018
A fun afternoon on the river

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


The Story of the Beach Boys

7th September 2018
Spend a late summer evening wallowing in the music of one of the greatest bands ever

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

10th September 2018 - 12th September 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Fruit & Vegetable Floral Arrangements

12th September 2018
A different way to get your 5 a day!

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Vintage Working Weekend

14th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
An action packed day - working display area of steam traction equipment

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Abergavenny Food Festival

15th September 2018 - 16th September 2018
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Brockweir Soapbox Derby

15th September 2018
A time trial for non-power assisted karts down Mill Hill in Brockweir

Held at Brockweir in or near Chepstow


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

16th September 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


RSC: The Merry Wives of Windsor

23rd September 2018
David Troughton returns to the Company as John Falstaff

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Autumn Antiques & Vintage Fair

23rd September 2018
A great day out for avid collectors, casual browsers, and families

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival

28th September 2018 - 30th September 2018
A programme of local walks for different abilities and interests

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


Foraging Trips

29th September 2018 - 10th November 2018
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Watercolour Workshop

3rd October 2018
Suitable for intermediate and beginners in watercolour

Held at Creates Gallery in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

9th October 2018 - 10th October 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Magical Puzzlewood

13th October 2018
Puzzlewood is such a fantastic place to visit but very difficult to photograph well

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


Monmouthshire Food Festival

13th October 2018 - 14th October 2018
Great foodie event held at Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Magical Puzzlewood

14th October 2018
Puzzlewood is such a fantastic place to visit but very difficult to photograph well

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


Kite Day

14th October 2018
Come and fly your kite, and watch the expert kite flying

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Autumn Berries & Blooms

17th October 2018
Make a beautiful autumnal arrangement with berries and blooms

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dark Skies

20th October 2018
Low light photography is one of the trickiest skills to master

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


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

27th October 2018
Four general/landscape courses

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


RSC: Troilus and Cressida

14th November 2018
A satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding with the rhythm of battle

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Mastering the Light

23rd November 2018
Digital photography at Coombe Hill nature reserve

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


Christmas Wreath Making

28th November 2018 - 9th December 2018
Make your own Christmas wreath

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


THE FADDLE FAIR

1st December 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

26th January 2019
Four general/landscape courses

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