Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Due to the coronavirus many events over the next few months will be cancelled or postponed. We will try to keep this page as up to date as possible but please check with the venue directly for more information. Thank you.


Children’s Activities

5th August 2020 - 31st August 2020
We are putting on socially distanced children activities during August

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


2 Day Navigation Taster

11th August 2020 - 12th August 2020
Learn to navigate in the Forest of Dean

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

13th August 2020
Taster sessions in Monmouth suitable for all from 6 years +

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

13th August 2020
Outdoor Theatre family favourite

Held at Hillside Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting Experience in or near Longhope


It's a Dog's Day

15th August 2020
Dog show

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


Evening Steam Train Fish & Chip Supper

15th August 2020
Relish a Delicious Meal Aboard the Dean Forest Railway

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Frozen Theme Party

22nd August 2020
Suitable for age 11 upwards

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


Mazes by Torchlight

28th August 2020
Explore our mazes and have fun

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


Foraging with Ed Drewitt

29th August 2020
A foraging trip in the Forest of Dean

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel & Restaurant in or near Clearwell


Evening Steam Train Fish & Chip Supper

30th August 2020
Relish a Delicious Meal Aboard the Dean Forest Railway

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


STEEP AND NATURAL

30th August 2020
Mountain Bike Coaching and Guiding

Held at Wye MTB in or near Monmouth


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

31st August 2020
Taster sessions in Monmouth suitable for all from 6 years +

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Dry Stone Walling

5th September 2020 - 6th September 2020
Learn how to build a dry stone wall in this introductory dry stone walling course.

Held at Coldcroft Shires & Traditional Skills in or near Huntley


Cooking on a Wood-Fired Oven

10th September 2020
Learn how to cook on a wood-fired oven with wood-fired cookery expert David Jones.

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Heritage Open Days

11th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
We after the beautiful parish of Coleford in the Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Smallholding for beginners

12th September 2020
Want to learn how to start a smallholding, or just fancy a day on the farm!

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Build a Wood-Fired Clay Pizza Oven

12th September 2020
Anyone can build a cob or clay oven. You don’t need any previous building experience.

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Wild Food Foraging

13th September 2020
Discover the treats of Wild Food Foraging at Humble by Nature

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Weave a Willow Frame Basket

13th September 2020
Amanda will guide you through the ancient art of willow weaving,.

Held at Craft courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

18th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at The Severn Bore in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Dry Stone Walling: 2 Day Fundamentals

19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
Restore the dry stone walls around the farm and learn this ancient and beautiful art

Held at Rural Skills courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Sheep for Beginners

26th September 2020
Spend the day with Humble by Nature farmer and sheep expert Tim Stephens

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Halloween Free October

1st October 2020 - 31st October 2020
Escape halloween with us.

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


ELVIS

2nd October 2020
You are guaranteed a great night singing along to the hits of the King

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Pigs for Beginners

3rd October 2020
Join us on the Pigs for Beginners course and learn how to keep pigs.

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


farOpen Art Trail

3rd October 2020 - 11th October 2020
Visit artists studios in July with a 9-day trail and 5 separate exhibitions

Held at farOpen - Forest and Rivers Open Studios in or near Coleford


Wildlife Safari with Ed Drewitt, Naturalist and Broadcaster

3rd October 2020 - 31st October 2020
A wildlife safari through the Forest of Dean

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel & Restaurant in or near Clearwell


Goats for Beginners

3rd October 2020
Learn how to keep goats or just fancy spending a day on the farm?

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Forest Showcase Food Festival

4th October 2020
We showcase creative producers from The Forest of Dean and surrounding areas

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Rod Stewart

9th October 2020
Ultimate tribute show is dedicated to one of the biggest music legends of all time.

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Evening

10th October 2020
Join us on board the Dean Forest Railway to solve a shocking murder!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Smallholding for beginners

10th October 2020
Want to learn how to start a smallholding, or just fancy a day on the farm!

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Cider Making

11th October 2020
Make cider award-winning local cider maker James McCrindle

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Teddy Bears Picnic

11th October 2020
Bring along your favourite Teddy and get in for half price.

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Flower Arranging Course

15th October 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Back to the 60’s with Union Gap

16th October 2020
Recreating songs released by Union Gap.

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Severn Bore

16th October 2020 - 19th October 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at The Severn Bore in or near Westbury-on-Severn


Royal Forest of Steam Gala

16th October 2020 - 18th October 2020
Lots of activity (and steam) throughout the weekend

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Dark Skies Photography

17th October 2020
Discover why night time is the time to get your camera out, not put it away!

Held at Craft courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Dark Skies Photography

17th October 2020
Learn the skills of photographing landscapes in the night sky

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


Bread Making with Hobbs House Bakery

18th October 2020
Make bread in this bread making course with Sam Wells of Hobbs House Bakery.

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Chasing the Light

18th October 2020
Join our ever popular small group course at Puzzlewood

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


FearFest-Evil

23rd October 2020 - 31st October 2020
The Ultimate Halloween Scare Experience

Held at The National Diving and Activity Centre in or near Chepstow


Dark Skies Photography

24th October 2020
Discover why night time is the time to get your camera out, not put it away!

Held at Craft courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


STEEP AND NATURAL

24th October 2020
Mountain Bike Coaching and Guiding

Held at Wye MTB in or near Monmouth


Dark Skies Photography

24th October 2020
Learn the skills of photographing landscapes in the night sky

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


Half Term Extras

27th October 2020 - 29th October 2020
Additional free activities indoors.

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Halloween Party

31st October 2020
Join our unique Halloween event held 100ft underground, in a candlelit cavern

Held at Clearwell Caves in or near Clearwell


BLONDIE

6th November 2020
Fantastic tribute show is fronted by the multitalented Suzy Hopwood

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Smallholding for beginners

7th November 2020
Want to learn how to start a smallholding, or just fancy a day on the farm!

Held at Getting started with animals at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Bonfire Night

7th November 2020
Join us for our brilliant Bonfire Night Fireworks Spectacular

Held at Hillside Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting Experience in or near Longhope


BEE GEES

13th November 2020
The most accurate portrayal of The Brothers Gibb.

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Weave a Willow Reindeer

13th November 2020 - 14th November 2020
Weave a willow reindeer and get your Christmas decorations off to a flying start.

Held at Craft courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

15th November 2020 - 17th November 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at The Severn Bore in or near Westbury-on-Severn


THE JERSEY BOYS

20th November 2020
Perfect tribute to the songs of Frankie Valli and the fabulous Four Seasons

Held at Whitemead Forest Park - Cabins and Apartments in or near Parkend


Danish Christmas Bread Making

21st November 2020
Unlock the secrets of delicious festive bread to surprise, delight and share

Held at Food & Cookery courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Clearwell Caves Christmas – Archie and the Unicorn

28th November 2020 - 31st December 2020
Christmas at Clearwell Caves takes you into a whole other world

Held at Clearwell Caves in or near Clearwell


Flower Arranging Course

28th November 2020 - 5th December 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


THE FADDLE FAIR

28th November 2020
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Weave a Willow Christmas Tree

28th November 2020
Discover the perfect antidote to dropping pine needles!

Held at Craft courses at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


STEEP AND NATURAL

29th November 2020
Mountain Bike Coaching and Guiding

Held at Wye MTB in or near Monmouth