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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


Mad Hatters Tea Party

Today - 4th May 2015
“Tea and Cake on the Grass” will be served from Mary Rose’s irresistible crockery

Held at Mary Rose Young Pottery in or near Parkend

Forest of Dean Spring Classic

Today - 4th May 2015
2 day cycle challenge around Forest of Dean & Monmouth area

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Fortress Wales

Today - 5th May 2015
Multi period re-enactment/living history event

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

See the Spring Lambs

Today - 10th May 2015
a chance to see the ewes and lambs and perhaps bottle feed a lamb

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Fragments and Chance - art exhibition by Tony Hopkins

Today - 10th May 2015
New paintings inspired by movement along the Severn and through the Forest

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

LIFE as we see it

Today - 10th May 2015
Work from a life drawing class

Held at Taurus Crafts Cafe in or near Lydney


Nocturnal Encounters by Colin See-Paynton

Today - 17th May 2015
Prints from wood engravings by Colin See-Paynton

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

See the bluebells from the railway

Today - 20th May 2015
Catch the colour of spring with views of the bluebells in the Forest

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Wyndcliffe Court Spring Sculpture Show

Today - 21st June 2015
A selection of local and regional sculptors in a Grade II listed garden setting

Held at Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens in or near Chepstow

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


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

King John: Treachery, Tyranny and the Road to Magna Carta

7th May 2015
Marc Morris talks about his new book

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


Music in Nature, Song and Dance

9th May 2015
Newent Orchestra Spring Concert

Held at Newent Memorial Hall in or near Newent

My Journey

16th May 2015 - 21st June 2015
An exhibition of art by Lisa Miles

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Sourdough Baking Course

16th May 2015 - 17th May 2015
Our Introduction to Sourdough course is designed for home bakers.

Held at The Forest Bakehouse in or near Longhope

The Wild Boar Chase

17th May 2015
A Mountain Bike challenge using Forest tracks and Bridleways

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Elizabeth Gray: 70 Years of Art

19th May 2015 - 5th July 2015
Pictues by a remarkable artist working in a wide range of media and styles

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

Welsh Perry & Cider Festival

22nd May 2015 - 25th May 2015
Annual celebration of the craft ciders and perries made from producers across Wales.

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Celebrate Welsh Wine Week with Food Adventure!

23rd May 2015
A tour at two of our favourite vineyards; near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire.

Held at White Castle Vineyard in or near Abergavenny

Welsh Wine Week

23rd May 2015 - 31st May 2015
vineyard tour and tasting

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Jazz and Fizz

23rd May 2015
Paris Jazz Café Swing Band playing classics from the 20’s, 30’s & 40’s

Held at Glewstone Court Restaurant in or near Ross-on-Wye

SILD – Unique music group

28th May 2015
Exciting duo play music to celebrate cultures of Estonia and Wales.

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Monmouthshire Food Festival

30th May 2015 - 31st May 2015
All the best of Monmouthshire food

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

Peppa Pig & George at Dean Forest Railway

30th May 2015
Peppa Pig and her brother George are coming to visit the DFR

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Hot Dogs and Fizz Night

5th June 2015
A mini sausage and cider fest!

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Sausage and Ale Festival

6th June 2015
Hillside Brewery 1st birthday party

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Skenfrith Open Gardens

7th June 2015
Large and small gardens open in the lee of Norman castle and mediaeval church

Held at Skenfrith in or near Abergavenny

Ladies Evening

12th June 2015
This fixture is always a great night out with friends.

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Midsummer Murder Fish and Chip Special

13th June 2015
enjoy fish and chips whilst trying to find out whodunnit

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester

Flora Metallica

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

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


The Birthday Party

18th June 2015 - 20th June 2015
This modern classic by Harold Pinter is about an erstwhile piano player,

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Proms in the Park

20th June 2015
Lydbrook Band, historic aeroplane fly past, firework finale and more

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Strawberry Fayre and Companion Dog Show

21st June 2015
Dymock Parish Hall Strawberry Fayre & Companion Dog Show.

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent

Martin Carthy -Solo Accoustic concert

25th June 2015
Arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector editor of all

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


LEGEND – The Bob Marley Experience

27th June 2015
The 7 piece band “Legend” celebrates Bob Marley's music .

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

Relay For Life

27th June 2015 - 28th June 2015
Charity fun event raising funds for Cancer Research

Held at Forest Leisure Lydney in or near Lydney


Festival in the Forest

4th July 2015 - 5th July 2015
Kick start your summer with a day of family fun, where it's free for children.

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

The Skenfrith Festival

4th July 2015 - 5th July 2015
Family-friendly two day music festival with all proceeds going to the local community

Held at Skenfrith in or near Abergavenny


Tintern Summer Fete 2015

4th July 2015
summer fete

Held at Tintern in or near Tintern

Twelfth Night

12th July 2015
Open air theatre in a famous venue

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


An Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture

18th July 2015 - 22nd July 2015
A chance to learn how to regenerate farming from one of its leading exponents

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook

Applied Agroecology - a day with Jairo Restrepo

24th July 2015
Jairo is a passionate about sustainable agriculture food sovereignty.

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


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

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


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

Wedding Fayre

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

Held at The Royal Lodge in or near Symonds Yat


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

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

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