Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Potter's wheel workshop

21st May 2019 - 25th May 2019
Spend the day ‘throwing’ pots on the potter’s wheel.

Held at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter in or near Newent


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

21st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Films showing during May

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Fire and Water 4 Celebration Exhibition

21st May 2019 - 31st May 2019
Celebrating 4 years of our Arts and Crafts collective in Ross-on-Wye

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


Yinka Shonibare - Creatures of the Mappa Mundi

21st May 2019 - 1st June 2019
Artist Yinka Shonibare has created six new quilt artworks for Hereford Cathedral

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford


Stuffed, Pickled & Pinned

21st May 2019 - 30th June 2019
Special exhibition drawing on some from science collections of Welsh museums

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow


Bands in the Park

21st May 2019 - 25th August 2019
Brass bands playing every Sunday throughout the summer

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


Celebrate Monmouthshire Business Raceday

23rd May 2019
Experience the atmosphere of a great afternoon at the races

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


The Gruffalo and Other Stories

23rd May 2019
Another charming show together with his creator and Savoy Patron Julia Donaldson

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Children’s Activities – May Half term

25th May 2019 - 2nd June 2019
A fun packed programme of creative, hands-on activities for children

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Monmouth Regatta and Sprint

25th May 2019 - 26th May 2019
A lovely, family day out watching rowing races

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Fire, Wood & Heritage Festival

25th May 2019 - 27th May 2019
Lots of heritage events including our famous charcoal burning

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Abergavenny Vegan Fair

26th May 2019
Day long celebration of all things plant based

Held at Abergavenny Market Hall in or near Abergavenny


Abergavenny Steam, Veteran & Vintage Rally

26th May 2019 - 27th May 2019
Abergavenny is redolent with the sounds, smells and sights of a bygone era

Held at Bailey Park, Abergavenny in or near Abergavenny


Family Archery Sessions

27th May 2019
Unleash your inner Robin Hood on one of our archery taster days

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Albert Lee and His Band: In Concert

29th May 2019
Undoubtedly one of the finest guitarists the world has ever seen

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


PONCHARTRAIN - 5 PIECE AMERICANA

30th May 2019
“Its a hillbilly – rockin’ – cajun – twangfest of a thang….”

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Live on the Wye

31st May 2019 - 1st June 2019
Original music, riverside camping, creative family fun and a very warm welcome

Held at Redbrook in or near Coleford


May Brewery Tap

31st May 2019
Great beer, great food and good company

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


DRYBROOK MALE VOICE CHOIR: SUMMER CONCERT

1st June 2019
A musical journey of fun and nostalgia, with the Cinderford Academy Band

Held at Cinderford in or near Cinderford


Taming of the Shrew: RSC LIVE

5th June 2019
Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Ex Cathedra Summer Music by Candlelight

6th June 2019
A programme of joyous music for a magical midsummer evening

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford


A Midsummer Night's Dream

6th June 2019
Outside production of Shakespeare's comedy

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan


A Midsummer Night's Dream

7th June 2019
Outside production of Shakespeare's comedy

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Royal Forest of Steam 2019

7th June 2019 - 9th June 2019
Steam extravaganza with up to 4 locomotives in steam

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


George Michael Tribute Night

7th June 2019
Award winning tribute to the legendary icon

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


Soul in Motion

7th June 2019
Another night of fabulous Soul and Motown hits in prospect

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Forest of Dean Yoga & Mindfulness Retreat

7th June 2019 - 9th June 2019
Healing, spiritual yoga, mindfulness and meditation in the beautiful Wye valley

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


Madness Racenight

8th June 2019
Madness are coming to Chepstow! The iconic group are set to play after racing

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Hellens Garden Festival

8th June 2019 - 9th June 2019
Hands in the Soil, Good for the Soul

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


Take That Greatest Hits LIVE

8th June 2019
2019 Greatest Hits tour to cinemas for one night only! Broadcast LIVE

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


RISING STARS

8th June 2019
A Celebration of the Forest’s Training bands

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Littledean Open Gardens

8th June 2019 - 9th June 2019
Gardens open in and around the village, big and small

Held at Littledean in or near Cinderford


Supercar Sunday

9th June 2019
A breakfast meet for supercar enthusiasts

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Fondly Remembered

13th June 2019 - 15th June 2019
A wickedly funny play full of revelations rediscoveries and revenges

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Gin & Jazz Raceday

14th June 2019
Experience the atmosphere of a great day at the races

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Neil Diamond Tribute Night

14th June 2019
Wayne Denton performs Neil diamond’s hits

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


Straw Skep Weaving Course

15th June 2019
This course will provide you with expert instruction in making a classic straw skep

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


Flanders and Swann Revisited

15th June 2019
An evening of musical comedy featuring the songs of Flanders and Swann

Held at Kempley in or near Newent


Fathers' Day Family Bushcraft Session

16th June 2019
Enjoy the perfect Father’s Day treat with our specialised bushcraft course.

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Jiksi at Forest Folk Club

16th June 2019
A partnership forged from acoustic roots and the love of a strong melody

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Fathers' Day

16th June 2019
Our big family outdoor laser tag event for kids and big kids of all ages

Held at BattleSports Glos in or near Newnham


Darren Page: The Voice of Roy Orbison

16th June 2019
Darren is a must see for all Roy Orbison followers

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Pirates of Penzance

18th June 2019
ENO's production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Van Gogh and Japan

20th June 2019
An exhibition on screen

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Gillow Cider Festival

21st June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
100% Natural Cider and 100% Live Music

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


Take That Tribute Night

21st June 2019
A tribute to the greatest British Boy band of our generation

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


Ross Open Gardens

22nd June 2019 - 23rd June 2019
About 20 gardens open in and around Ross-on-Wye

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


SONGS AT THE BANDSTAND

23rd June 2019
A lighthearted concert by premiere local choirs

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Westons Cider Sportive

23rd June 2019
A fantastic adventure through Herefordshire from one of the best cider houses

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


Summer Foraging Course

23rd June 2019
A foraging walk, talk and lunch

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


2-4-1 Raceday

24th June 2019
Buy one ticket to this race meeting and get another one free!

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


WYE VALLEY STRAWBERRY TEAS

25th June 2019 - 1st July 2019
Enjoy our Strawberry Cream Teas

Held at Abbey Mill Wye Valley Craft Centre in or near Tintern


Death and the Maiden

27th June 2019
Gripping high drama, this is a unique and first-rate thriller.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Dirty Dancing v Grease Tribute Night

28th June 2019
Sensational show to these two epic films

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


Jethro: The Count of Cornwall

28th June 2019
The King of Cornish comedy returns for his third visit to the Savoy

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Willow Skep Weaving Course

29th June 2019
Chris Park will teach you how to weave a willow skep and how to cover it with cloom

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


Cream Tea Celebration

30th June 2019
Enjoy a Scone or Shortcakes with Strawberry Jam, Strawberries, Thick Cream

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - pottery activity centre & gallery in or near Symonds Yat


The Mikado

2nd July 2019
ENO's production of one the best-loved of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operettas

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Beer & Balti Racenight

2nd July 2019
Experience the thrill and atmosphere of a great evening at the races

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Ledbury Poetry Festival

5th July 2019 - 14th July 2019
“The Ledbury Poetry Festival is the best in the country.” - Andrew Motion

Held at Ledbury in or near Ross-on-Wye


Linton Festival

5th July 2019 - 7th July 2019
Music, Real Ale and Cider festival

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


Westlife: The Twenty Tour Live from Dublin

6th July 2019
Broadcast LIVE on Saturday 6 July from Dublin’s iconic Croke Park stadium

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


BRASS FESTIVAL

6th July 2019
A brass band extravaganza

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Cider, Sausage & Steam

6th July 2019
A day of live music, sizzling sausages, refreshing cider and steam trains

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Merrymaker at Forest Folk Club

7th July 2019
Skilful musicianship with thought provoking music layered with vocal harmonies

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Ladies Evening with All Saints

12th July 2019
BRIT award-winning girl-group ALL SAINTS live after racing!

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Coleford Music Festival

13th July 2019 - 14th July 2019
Coleford will be abuzz with music revellers during its summer festival

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Summer Dog Show

14th July 2019
Lots of categories, so all breeds & ages are welcome

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


THE SCARLET Pimpernel

14th July 2019
Open air theatre from Jenny Wren Productions

Held at Parkend in or near Parkend


Summer Brewery Tap - with Live Band

19th July 2019
Great beer, great food and good company

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Proms in the Quarry

20th July 2019
We after the beautiful parish of Coleford in the Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Much Marcle Steam Rally

20th July 2019 - 21st July 2019
A superb array of Steam Traction Engines and vintage vehicles and machines

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


THE SCARLET Pimpernel

21st July 2019
Open air theatre from Jenny Wren Productions

Held at The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland


Andre Rieu: Shall We Dance

27th July 2019 - 28th July 2019
The maestro is back with his highly anticipated annual Maastricht Concert

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Hackle and Floor Making Course

28th July 2019
Make classic Hackle and Floors for your skeps

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

28th July 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Measure for Measure: RSC LIVE

31st July 2019
Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains resonant today

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Green Gathering

1st August 2019 - 4th August 2019
A festival beyond hedonism, powered by wind, sun, people & passion

Held at Piercefield Park in or near Chepstow


Decades that Inspired

3rd August 2019
Charity concert - music from different periods

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


THE SCARLET Pimpernel

4th August 2019
Open air theatre from Jenny Wren Productions

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Inspired by the 60s

4th August 2019
Charity concert - music from the 1960s

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


The Pirates of Penzance

4th August 2019
An outdoor performance of this popular opera

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Beer Festival

9th August 2019 - 11th August 2019
Great beer, great food and good company

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

9th August 2019
It’s open air Harry Potter time at Forestry Commission Beechenhurst,

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

10th August 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Bohemian Rhapsody

10th August 2019
Get ready to be rocked and rolled in equal measures - open air film

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford


King Arthur: The Sword In The Stone – Outdoor Production

20th August 2019
A tongue-in-cheek adaptation of a classic story

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


FESTIVAL SATURDAY

24th August 2019
Four sensational Forest bands

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Summer Foraging Course

24th August 2019
A foraging walk, talk and lunch

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


THE FADDLE FAIR

25th August 2019
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Family Archery Sessions

26th August 2019
Unleash your inner Robin Hood on one of our archery taster days

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Ross Cider Festival

30th August 2019 - 1st September 2019
3 days of live music, amazing high quality food, ten quality visiting cider makers

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


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

31st August 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Yoga and Wellness Retreat

6th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
Retreat to the forest for a weekend of yoga and nurture your wellbeing!

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Vintage Working Weekend

20th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
An action packed weekend with intensive train timetable and lots of engines in use

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

27th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at Dean Forest Railway

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


ROSS WALKING FESTIVAL

27th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
16 varied walks in and around Ross-on-Wye and the beautiful Wye Valley

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


Forest of Dean Autumn Half Marathon

29th September 2019
A forest trails course with no road crossings

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Halloween Free October

1st October 2019 - 31st October 2019
A Halloween free attraction for those who do not celebrate or like Halloween

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Clue-Doh! Murdery Mystery

5th October 2019
Join us on board the Dean Forest Railway to discover Who? What? And Where?

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Forest Showcase Food Festival

6th October 2019
We showcase creative producers from The Forest of Dean and surrounding areas

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Bees for Development Sustainable Beekeeping Course

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
A practical course with a particular focus on natural methods

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


Half Term Extras

29th October 2019 - 31st October 2019
Additional free activities indoors

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


THE FADDLE FAIR

30th November 2019
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Christmas At Perrygrove

1st December 2019 - 24th December 2019
A unique Christmas experience

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford