Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

13th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Films showing during January

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Films at The Gateway, Ross-on-Wye

13th January 2020 - 31st January 2020
Films showing during January

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


A Horse’s Head in the Frost

13th January 2020 - 31st March 2020
Artwork inspired by the Mari Lwyd tradition

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow


Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

24th January 2020
A fabulous acoustic set from two of the country’s greatest soul and blues musicians

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Chinese New Year

24th January 2020
Start the year again with Chinese food

Held at The Red Hart Inn in or near Longhope


Open Day

25th January 2020
Have you not seen the float centre yet?

Held at Float in the Forest in or near Lydney


Truckstop Honeymoon

25th January 2020
Elements of bluegrass, music hall jazz, and straight up rock’n’roll

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


SUP Superhero Charity Adventure

26th January 2020
Dress as a super hero - paddle the wye to raise money for mental health charity MIND

Held at SUP FOD in or near Parkend


Ring Workshop

29th January 2020
Make your own beautiful silver ring, and then have a wonderful afternoon tea

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


An Evening with Monty Don and Bill Turnbull.

30th January 2020
Monty and Bill are both passionate about bees - fundraisng for Bees for Development

Held at Blake Theatre in or near Monmouth


Winter Jump Racing

31st January 2020
Join us for afternoon of jump racing

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Blues & Brews Brewery Tap Night

1st February 2020
Come for a fun and entertaining evening and help say goodbye to those January blues!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Mayhill Massacre

1st February 2020 - 2nd February 2020
9 mile tough cross country run that starts and finishes with a tough climb up Mayhill

Held at May Hill in or near Newent


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st February 2020 - 29th February 2020
Films showing during February

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Kinky Boots

4th February 2020
A fabulous Broadway musical with music by Cyndi Lauper

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Jimeoin: Ramble On

5th February 2020
The hilarious Northern Irishman from Australia

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


An Evening with Marian Keyes

7th February 2020
She will talk about her highly-anticipated fourteenth novel, Grown Ups

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Winter Owl Evenings

7th February 2020 - 15th February 2020
Spend a magical evening watching owls fly by moonlight

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


Valentine's Special!

8th February 2020 - 9th February 2020
Get creative and romantic and paint a perfect pottery present for your partner

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre in or near Symonds Yat


Chunky Knit Blanket Courses

8th February 2020
Make your very own chunky knit blanket with no experience needed

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


GFUK Winter Warmer

8th February 2020 - 9th February 2020
Join the Ghost Fishing UK team for a weekend of diving and socials.

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


Hillside Brewery Spring Wedding Fayre

9th February 2020
Source the best suppliers for your special day

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Kinky Boots

9th February 2020
A fabulous Broadway musical with music by Cyndi Lauper

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

11th February 2020 - 12th February 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Strictly Ann: An Evening with Ann Widdecombe

11th February 2020
One of the most outspoken politicians of our time on her first ever national tour

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Flower Arranging Course

13th February 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival

15th February 2020 - 23rd February 2020
World-class music-making from an array of internationally-renowned musicians!

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Valentines Dinner Delight

15th February 2020
The perfect night to enjoy with your valentine or loved one

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Half Term @HotPotPottery:

15th February 2020 - 16th February 2020
Escape the Weather and Come & Get Creative in the Warm and Dry

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre in or near Symonds Yat


Mark Watson: The Infinite Show

15th February 2020
With his usual high joke-and-rant-per-minute delivery

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Julie July Band at Forest Folk Club

16th February 2020
A show from the new album “Lady of the First Light”

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Introduction to Hand Embroidery with Afternoon Tea

20th February 2020
Using just 5 stitches, make your own stunning landscape.

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Half Term @HotPotPottery:

20th February 2020 - 23rd February 2020
Escape the Weather and Come & Get Creative in the Warm and Dry

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre in or near Symonds Yat


Round The Horne

21st February 2020
Apollo Theatre Co brings you the greatest radio show of them all

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Six Nations Raceday

22nd February 2020
An afternoon of jump racing and watch the Wales v France Six Nations game

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Wildlife Safari

22nd February 2020
Fascinating, entertaining and hopefully fun Wildlife Safaris around the Forest

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


5k Charity Mud Run

23rd February 2020
Run for fun and a good cause!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Pancake Races

23rd February 2020
Recreating an old tradition for 2020!

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


Ardal O’Hanlon: The Showing Off Must Go On

28th February 2020
Ireland’s finest, the star of Father Ted, My Hero and Murder in Paradise

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


3,2,1! Three Centuries, Two Performers, One Concert.

28th February 2020
Local violinist Alice Earll and historical keyboard specialist Satoko Doi-Luck

Held at Linton in or near Ross-on-Wye


TEARS OF LAUGHTER

28th February 2020
A riot of off the cuff wit, dazzling musicianship and musical variety

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Mike Doyle: Rocking with Laughter

29th February 2020
Undoubtedly the most talented and versatile Welsh entertainer in the business

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


3,2,1! Three Centuries, Two Performers, One Concert.

29th February 2020
Local violinist Alice Earll and historical keyboard specialist Satoko Doi-Luck

Held at Kempley Village Hall in or near Newent


Jump Racing

2nd March 2020
A great value race meeting because tickets are ‘two for one’.

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Ring Workshop

7th March 2020
Make your own beautiful silver ring, and then have a wonderful afternoon tea

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


1 Day Navigation Taster

7th March 2020
Learn to navigate in the Forest of Dean

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Severn Bore

10th March 2020 - 13th March 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Wildlife Safari

14th March 2020 - 28th March 2020
Fascinating, entertaining and hopefully fun Wildlife Safaris around the Forest

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Irish Dancing evening

14th March 2020
Irish Dance, with Folk Music and Singing in celebration of St Patrick's Day

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


Foraging Trips

14th March 2020 - 26th April 2020
Foraging expeditions that take you off the beaten track

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Gerry Ffrench at Forest Folk Club

15th March 2020
A wonderful performer, writer and recording artist of rich contemporary folk music

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Jump Racing

19th March 2020
Enjoy an afternoon of exciting jump racing

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Mother's Day Pottery Painting Afternoon

21st March 2020
Paint your Mum a fab-u-lous Mother's Day pottery present

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre in or near Symonds Yat


Flower Arranging Course

21st March 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Ross-on-Wye Foraging Courses

21st March 2020
Foraging for lunch - about 2.5 miles looking for seasonal food.

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


Introduction to Hand Embroidery with Afternoon Tea

21st March 2020
Using just 5 stitches, make your own stunning landscape.

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

22nd March 2020
Treat your Mum to a delicious Afternoon Tea

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - Pottery Activity Centre in or near Symonds Yat


2 Day Navigation Taster

28th March 2020 - 29th March 2020
Learn to navigate in the Forest of Dean

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


GADARENE

28th March 2020
Gadarene’s selection of miniature masterpieces get amazing audience reactions

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Ross-on-Wye Foraging Courses

4th April 2020
Foraging for lunch - about 2.5 miles looking for seasonal food.

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


Severn Bore

8th April 2020 - 11th April 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Flower Arranging Course

9th April 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Coleford Carnival of Transport

13th April 2020
Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Custom & Street rods, Military, Commercial & Motorcycles

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

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

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Chepstow Walking Festival 2020

15th April 2020 - 19th April 2020
Great walks in and around Chepstow

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Chunky Knit Blanket Courses

18th April 2020
Make your very own chunky knit blanket with no experience needed

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Steve and Julie Wigley at Forest Folk Club

19th April 2020
A Derby duo, who have been singing together for many years

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN

25th April 2020
The nail-biting side-splitting true story of the first ever non-stop Atlantic flight

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Warrior mud run

25th April 2020
A Mud Run through the beautiful Forest of Dean

Held at Forest near Speech House in or near Coleford


Forest Warrior

26th April 2020
The ultimate obstacle race

Held at Forest near Speech House in or near Coleford


Introduction to Hand Embroidery with Afternoon Tea

29th April 2020
Using just 5 stitches, make your own stunning landscape.

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dawn Chorus & Early Morning Bird Walks

2nd May 2020
Witness one of the forest’s special EVents followed by a well-earned breakfast

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Wildlife Safari

2nd May 2020
Fascinating, entertaining and hopefully fun Wildlife Safaris around the Forest

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Wye Valley River Festival

2nd May 2020 - 17th May 2020
Art and cultural events at various locations from Hereford to Chepstow

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Border Counties Steam and Vintage Show

2nd May 2020 - 3rd May 2020
A selection of all types of vintage vehicles, models and crafts.

Held at Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth in or near Monmouth


Anthony John Clarke at Forest Folk Club

3rd May 2020
He has a string of self-penned albums to his credit

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Ross-on-Wye Foraging Courses

3rd May 2020
Foraging for lunch - about 2.5 miles looking for seasonal food.

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


Severn Bore

7th May 2020 - 9th May 2020
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Ross-on-Wye Beer and Cider Festival

8th May 2020 - 9th May 2020
Annual beer and cider festival on the banks of the River Wye

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


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

8th May 2020
Taster sessions in Monmouth suitable for all from 6 years +

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Coleford Area Walking Festival

9th May 2020 - 17th May 2020
A series of walks for all abilities covering a wide range of interests

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


THE FADDLE FAIR

10th May 2020
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


2 Day Navigation Taster

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

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Flower Arranging Course

14th May 2020
Create your own seasonal display for a variety of occasions

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dawn Chorus & Early Morning Bird Walks

15th May 2020
Witness one of the forest’s special EVents followed by a well-earned breakfast

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Healing & Wellness retreat

15th May 2020 - 18th May 2020
6 felt lined Mongolian yurts on a beautiful valley farm in the Usk/Wye Valley AONB.

Held at Hidden Valley Yurts in or near Tintern


Wildlife Safari

16th May 2020
Fascinating, entertaining and hopefully fun Wildlife Safaris around the Forest

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Chasing the Light

16th May 2020
Join our ever popular small group course at Puzzlewood

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


The Welsh Perry and Cider Festival

22nd May 2020 - 25th May 2020
Promoting craft Welsh cider and perry

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Capturing the Natural World

24th May 2020
Join us at Kate's Farm to perfect your natural world photography skills

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


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

25th May 2020
Taster sessions in Monmouth suitable for all from 6 years +

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Day Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat

30th May 2020
Take time out to retreat to the forest and nurture your wellbeing

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Weekend Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat

12th June 2020 - 14th June 2020
Retreat to the forest and nurture your wellbeing on a weekend retreat at Tintern

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Hellens Garden Festival

13th June 2020 - 14th June 2020
Hands in the Soil, Good for the Soul

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


Ross-on-Wye Foraging Courses

13th June 2020
Foraging for lunch - about 2.5 miles looking for seasonal food.

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


Winters Tale

14th June 2020
Royal Shakespeare Company Season 2020

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Yoga, Dinner and Spa Evening

26th June 2020
An evening of yoga, dinner and use of our eco-spa at Hill Farm, Tintern

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Linton Festival

3rd July 2020 - 5th July 2020
Music, real ale & cider festival,

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


The Monmouthshire Show

4th July 2020
Annual celebration of the best of our community – rural trades, talents and tastes.

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


farOpen Art Trail

4th July 2020 - 12th July 2020
Visit artists' studios throughout the area

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


1 Day Navigation Taster

5th July 2020
Learn to navigate in the Forest of Dean

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Caerleon Festival

9th July 2020 - 19th July 2020
A celebration of the arts

Held at Caerleon - Caerllion in or near Chepstow


Coleford Music Festival

10th July 2020 - 12th July 2020
A free family festival held in the town centre of Coleford, Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


BEER ON THE WYE

10th July 2020 - 12th July 2020
Herefordshire’s biggest beer and cider festival

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Dubs at the castle

17th July 2020 - 19th July 2020
A fun-filled family camping weekend, brought to you by VW enthusiasts

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Much Marcle Steam Rally

18th July 2020 - 19th July 2020
A superb array of Steam Traction Engines and vintage vehicles and machines

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


Capturing the Natural World

18th July 2020
Join us at Kate's Farm to perfect your natural world photography skills

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


Family Archery Sessions in Monmouth

21st July 2020
Taster sessions in Monmouth suitable for all from 6 years +

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Yoga, Dinner and Spa Evening

24th July 2020
An evening of yoga, dinner and use of our eco-spa at Hill Farm, Tintern

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Chasing the Light

25th July 2020
Join our ever popular small group course at Puzzlewood

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


Monmouth Festival

25th July 2020 - 2nd August 2020
One of the biggest & best free music festivals in the UK

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


1 Day Navigation Taster

4th August 2020
Learn to navigate in the Forest of Dean

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Ross-on-Wye Foraging Courses

9th August 2020
Foraging for lunch - about 2.5 miles looking for seasonal food.

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


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


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

13th August 2020
Outdoor Theatre family favourite

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Castell Roc

13th August 2020 - 30th August 2020
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


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


Art in Penallt

29th August 2020 - 31st August 2020
A three day event, featuring local and international artists and makers.

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


THE FADDLE FAIR

30th August 2020
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


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


Ross Cider Festival

4th September 2020 - 6th September 2020
3 days of live music, amazing high quality food, 10 quality visiting cidermakers

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


Herefordshire Art Week

5th September 2020 - 13th September 2020
Nine day art trail featuring arists, craftmakers and creative businesses

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


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


Day Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat

12th September 2020
Take time out to retreat to the forest and nurture your wellbeing

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Wye Valley Mighty Hike

12th September 2020
Charity walk in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Usk Show

12th September 2020
Now one of the biggest One-Day Agricultural Shows in the whole of the UK

Held at Usk in or near Usk


Severn Bore

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

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Abergavenny Food Festival

19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Newent Onion Fayre

25th September 2020
Gloucestershire's Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent


Yoga, Dinner and Spa Evening

25th September 2020
An evening of yoga, dinner and use of our eco-spa at Hill Farm, Tintern

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival

2nd October 2020 - 4th October 2020
A programme of local walks for different abilities and interests

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


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


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


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


Severn Bore

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

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


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


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


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


Bonfire Night

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

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Severn Bore

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

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


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