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Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Events


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

Ross Photographic Society Annual Exhibition

Today - 31st August 2015
Members show their best work.

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


Summer Holidays 2015

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

Held at Inspire2Adventure in or near Ross-on-Wye

Enjoy cream tea and creativity

Today - 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


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

Castell Roc 2015

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

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


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


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

Toddler Tuesdays

Today - 27th October 2015
Let the little ones enjoy Perrygrove every term time Tuesday

Held at Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure in or near Coleford


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

Bands on the Beach

31st August 2015
Acoustic Music Live

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


The Big Family Fun Day

31st August 2015
Join us for our Bank Holiday Monday Family Fun Day – and you can meet Paddington Bear

Held at Chepstow Racecourse 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


Ross Cider Festival

4th September 2015 - 6th September 2015
A weekend of camping, music, food and more music!

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

Forest Food Hunt

5th September 2015
A day long celebration of local food treasures in and around the Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Medieval Alliance seige Caldicot Castle

5th September 2015 - 6th September 2015
Commemorate Agincourt at a jousting tournement

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

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


A glimpse of Forest lige

5th September 2015 - 11th October 2015
Acrylic paintings of places and wildlife of the Forest of Dean Life by John Evans

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

Mark Bebbington - Piano

6th September 2015
Concert by internationally-acclaimed pianist, Mark Bebbington

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


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


An Evening with Jethro

11th September 2015
One of the most well-known stand ups to grace the comedy stage

Held at Chepstow Leisure Centre in or near Chepstow

A Flapper’s Evening

11th September 2015
A swingin’ soiree, inspired by four enthralling publications about (or set in) 1920’s

Held at The Angel Hotel in or near Abergavenny


Simply Red Tribute

11th September 2015
Red Mick is quite simply the UKs leading Mick Hucknall tribute.

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

Amateur Chamber Music Day

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

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Newent Onion Fayre

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

Held at Newent in or near Newent

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

The Usk Show

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

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


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

Abba Tribute

18th September 2015
Bootleg Abba have performed to great acclaim all over the world

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Steam Gala & Family Fun Day

19th September 2015 - 20th September 2015
Our annual steam gala is the highlight of our year!

Held at Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure in or near Coleford

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


Beer & Food Pairing Feast

25th September 2015
6 course locally sourced meal - and the food is paired to the beer,

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

Ross Walking Festival

25th September 2015 - 27th September 2015
3 days of walking around Ross-on-Wye

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


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


A Midsummer Night's Dream in Puzzlewood

28th September 2015 - 2nd October 2015
Shakespeare's play comes alive in the magical surroundings of Puzzlewood.

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford

Sunjay

2nd October 2015
An unbelievably talented young guitarist/singer/songwrite

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


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


Forest of Dean Mushroom Foraging Experience

7th October 2015
An intense day of foraging in one of the UK's richest habitats for fungi.

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

Lionel Ritchie Tribute

9th October 2015
Hamilton Browne performs an amazing tribute to one of the great Motown artistes

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Monmouthshire Food Festival

10th October 2015 - 11th October 2015
The Monmouthshire Food Festival in the glorious surroundings of Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

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


Ultimate Boy Band Tribute

16th October 2015
Ultimate Boybands takes you on a journey through all the great boy bands

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

Medieval Banquet

24th October 2015
Medieval banquet with the Plantagenet's and the Monmouthshire Minstrels

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Agincourt 600 re-enactment

24th October 2015 - 25th October 2015
Celebrate the 600th anniversary of this great battle.

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow

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


HALLOWEEN WITCH HUNT

26th October 2015 - 1st November 2015
Mischievous witches have crash-landed into our trees!

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford

Sam Lee and Friends

31st October 2015
Sam is a young curator of music from the travelling community

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Burke and Hare

7th November 2015
A hilarious take on the infamous tale of the renowned Edinburgh murderers

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern

Mercury & May Tribute

13th November 2015
Every Queen fan’s dream can now become a reality

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


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

Kenny & Dolly Tribute

20th November 2015
In this fabulous tribute show, Dolly and Kenny sing classic country duets

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


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

Gees Tribute

27th November 2015
Bee Gees Tribute Band, ‘Stayin’ AliveUK’; an uncanny resemblance to the Gibb brothers

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


CHRISTMAS IN PUZZLEWOOD

5th December 2015 - 24th December 2015
Jolly Santa and his cheeky elves will be back in the woods

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford

Christmas at Perrygrove

5th December 2015 - 24th December 2015
Father Christmas actually comes down our chimney!

Held at Perrygrove Railway & Treetop Adventure in or near Coleford