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.


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22nd March 2020 - 4th July 2020
Until we know when the social distancing rules will be lifted

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


FarOpen Collective Exhibition

30th June 2020 - 18th July 2020
Artworks from artists around the area.

Held at Newent in or near Newent


Dry Stone Walling: 1 Day Introduction

4th July 2020
Learn how to build a dry stone wall in this one-day introductory dry stone walling course.

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


Dry Stone Walling

4th July 2020 - 5th July 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


Cyanotype Print Making: Full Day

4th July 2020
Spend an in-depth day learning cyanotype print making techniques,

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


Lino Printing Landscapes

5th July 2020
Learn how to create lino print landscape pictures with Lee Wright.

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


1 Day Navigation Taster

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

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Meadows Band at Forest Folk Club

5th July 2020
Vibrant multi-instrumentalist Celtic-Crossover folk band.

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Supercar Wednesday

8th July 2020
You don’t have to have a supercar to attend

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


Cooking on a Wood-Fired Oven

9th July 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


80’s SWEET SENSATION

10th July 2020
Prepare to re-live the 80's with an incredible live 80's Tribute band.

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


Tales On The Rails

10th July 2020
Come and listen to stories about the Perrygrove engines

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


The Comedy of Errors

15th July 2020
Royal Shakespeare Company Season 2020

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Bread Making with Hobbs House Bakery

16th July 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


Mitcheldean Festival

17th July 2020 - 19th July 2020
More than just folk music

Held at Mitcheldean in or near Mitcheldean


Tales On The Rails

17th July 2020
Come and listen to stories about the Perrygrove engines

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


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


Smallholding for beginners

18th July 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


Photography: Capturing The Natural World

18th July 2020
Learn how to glaze and fire your own pot, creating stunning results.

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


The Royal Forester Evening Dining Train - Silver Service

19th July 2020
A Delicious Meal Served on a Wonderful Evening Train Ride!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Building with Lime: An Introduction

19th July 2020
A solid introduction on how to work with lime building materials.

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


Build a Wood-Fired Clay Pizza Oven

19th July 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


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


Harry Potter Outdoor Cinema Experience

23rd July 2020
Expecto patronum! A showing of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Harry Potter Outdoor Cinema Experience

24th July 2020
An amazing outdoor cinema experience with a screening of the fantastic MAMMA MIA!

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


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


Bee-Keeping

25th July 2020
Keep and care for bees in a more natural and sustainable way.

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


Footplate Experience

26th July 2020
Spend a whole day operating a typical Great Western branch line!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Smallholding for beginners

1st August 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


Dry Stone Walling: 1 Day Introduction

1st August 2020
Learn how to build a dry stone wall in this one-day introductory dry stone walling course.

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


Dry Stone Walling

1st August 2020 - 2nd August 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


1 Day Navigation Taster

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

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Learn to Plant Dye Yarn

8th August 2020
Learn how to plant dye yarn in this hands-on plant dyeing course.

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


Build a Wood-Fired Clay Pizza Oven

8th August 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


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


Scenic Supper Cruise

12th August 2020
Relish a Delicious Meal Aboard the Dean Forest Railway!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


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


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


The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

13th August 2020
Outdoor Theatre family favourite

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


HogFest 2020

14th August 2020 - 16th August 2020
A huge line up of comedy, live music and entertainment for the whole family.

Held at Caldicot - Cil-y-coed in or near Chepstow


Birds in the Park Weekend

15th August 2020 - 16th August 2020
Amazing displays, talks from the experts and a great family friendly weekend

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


Bee-Keeping

15th August 2020
Keep and care for bees in a more natural and sustainable way.

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


Goats for Beginners

15th August 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


The Royal Forester Evening Dining Train - Silver Service

15th August 2020
A Delicious Meal Served on a Wonderful Evening Train Ride!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Wye Float

22nd August 2020
The 1.9 mile course down the beautiful River Wye

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Scenic Supper Cruise

29th August 2020
Relish a Delicious Meal Aboard the Dean Forest Railway!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


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


Footplate Experience

5th September 2020
Spend a whole day operating a typical Great Western branch line!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


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


DUSTY SPRINGFIELD

11th September 2020
This tribute will take you through the English heart of the 60’s.

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


Wye Valley Mighty Hike

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

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


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


COMEDY & CURRY

18th September 2020
Featuring 3 of the best comedians from the UK comedy circuit

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


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


Scenic Supper Cruise

19th September 2020
Relish a Delicious Meal Aboard the Dean Forest Railway!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Much Marcle Steam Rally

19th September 2020 - 20th September 2020
A superb array of Steam Traction Engines and vintage vehicles and machines

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


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


The Royal Forester Evening Dining Train - Silver Service

20th September 2020
A Delicious Meal Served on a Wonderful Evening Train Ride!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


ELTON JOHN

25th September 2020
Featuring all the greatest hits of this musical titan.

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


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


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


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


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


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


Footplate Experience

3rd October 2020
Spend a whole day operating a typical Great Western branch line!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


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


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 The Severn Bore in or near Westbury-on-Severn


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


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


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


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


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


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
Learn the skills of photographing landscapes in the night sky

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


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


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


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


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