Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Films at The Gateway, Ross-on-Wye

22nd July 2019 - 31st July 2019
Films showing during July

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


Bands in the Park

22nd July 2019 - 25th August 2019
Brass bands playing every Sunday throughout the summer

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


Holiday Activity Days

22nd July 2019 - 30th August 2019
Nature related activities throughout the summer holiday

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Clay bugs and mud monsters!

22nd July 2019 - 7th September 2019
Make a hollow bug or fantastical beast using soft clay and pottery hand tools

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


Notre Dame de Paris aka The Hunchback of Notre Dame

23rd July 2019 - 27th July 2019
Outdoor summer theatre

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Summer Holiday Activities

24th July 2019 - 1st September 2019
Fun packed programme of creative, hands-on activities for children

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Local Schoolchildren FREE

25th July 2019 - 26th July 2019
If your child attends a primary school in the Forest of Dean they can have free entry

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Hannah Shaw - Story Time & Drawing Workshop

26th July 2019
Story and drawing workshop with children's author and illustrator Hannah Shaw!

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


Charity Fashion Show

26th July 2019
Participate in our fun and friendly fashion show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Three Choirs Festival

26th July 2019 - 3rd August 2019
The oldest non-competitive classical music festival in the world

Held at Gloucester Cathedral in or near Gloucester


Caribbean Racenight With The Trenchtown Experience

26th July 2019
Hear the sounds and feel the tropical vibes of the Caribbean

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Frankenstein

27th July 2019
Frankenstein discovers how to endow dead organic matter with life itself

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Give It a Go Saturdays

27th July 2019 - 31st August 2019
Try your hand on the potters wheel or pottery painting

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


Summer BBQ Party

27th July 2019
An afternoon of fab BBQ food

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


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


Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival

28th July 2019 - 1st August 2019
3 concerts near Monmouth

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


THE TEMPEST

28th July 2019
Enjoy Shakespeare in an outdoor setting

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


The Travelling History Company's "Being Prehistoric"

28th July 2019 - 30th July 2019
Two day family retreat will explore what it is to be human...and prehistoric

Held at The Wilderness Centre in or near Mitcheldean


Carrying On As Normal

29th July 2019
How Monmouth coped during the First World War

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Summer Holiday Fun

29th July 2019 - 30th August 2019
Activities for children throughout the holidays

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Supercar Wednesday

31st July 2019
Bring your classic, sports or Supercars

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


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


Films at The Gateway, Ross-on-Wye

1st August 2019 - 31st August 2019
Films showing during August

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


Free Family Fun Day

2nd August 2019
Join us for a free evening event, of business networking and enjoy a craft ale

Held at The Wilderness Centre in or near Mitcheldean


Every Brilliant Thing

3rd August 2019
Hilarious, thought-provoking and interactive - A new play

Held at Llandogo - Llaneuddogwy in or near Tintern


Decades that Inspired

3rd August 2019
Charity concert - music from different periods

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Ross-on-Wye Carnival

3rd August 2019
Traditional town carnival

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


Free Family Fun Day

3rd August 2019
Join us for an amazing orienteering treasure hunt for the whole family

Held at The Wilderness Centre in or near Mitcheldean


THE HEREFORDSHIRE COUNTRY FAIR

4th August 2019
Countryside activities, shopping, crafts, food etc

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Jenkinson's Folly at Forest Folk Club

4th August 2019
Their repertoire comes from the mists of time through to contemporary folk classics

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


The Pirates of Penzance

4th August 2019
An outdoor performance of this popular opera

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


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


Castell Roc

8th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


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


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


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

10th August 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Ruardean Carnival

10th August 2019
Traditional village carnival

Held at Ruardean in or near Cinderford


Lowri Evans & Lee Mason Concert

10th August 2019
Music from a broad palette that includes Americana, Folk, Country and Blues

Held at St Mary's Church, Ross-on-Wye in or near Ross-on-Wye


Ukulele Day

11th August 2019
A fun day out featuring a diverse range of local ukulele bands

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Wildlife Safaris

14th August 2019 - 21st August 2019
Hunt for bats, deer, badgers, foxes, voles, mice, hedgehogs and wild boar

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Neverland Underground

16th August 2019 - 17th August 2019
An interactive underground adventure for all the family

Held at Clearwell Caves - Ancient Iron Mines in or near Clearwell


Private Lives

20th August 2019
Outdoor adaptation of Noel Coward’s celebrated comedy

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


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


The Selfish Giant

22nd August 2019
Sea Legs Puppet Theatre Presents Oscar Wilde’s The Selfish Giant

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


ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES

22nd August 2019
Young Ali Baba overhears the magic words that open the cave: “Open Sesame!”

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


OllieFest - Ross Vegas

23rd August 2019 - 25th August 2019
A charity music festival

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


Live Wild in the Woods

24th August 2019 - 26th August 2019
3 days of den building, fire making, animal tracking & wild fun!

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Summer Foraging Course

24th August 2019
A foraging walk, talk and lunch

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


FESTIVAL SATURDAY

24th August 2019
Four sensational Forest bands

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


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


Charity Pub Quiz & Brewery Tap

30th August 2019
Locally sourced food, great beer and even better company

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Gangsta Granny

30th August 2019
An adventure for the whole family

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Art in Penallt

30th August 2019 - 1st September 2019
A three day event, featuring local and international artists and makers.

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


The Wizard of Oz

31st August 2019 - 1st September 2019
One of the most enjoyable family musicals of all time

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

31st August 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Lionel Richie Tribute Night

6th September 2019
With Hamilton Browne

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


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


Birds in the Park Falconry Weekend

7th September 2019 - 8th September 2019
The very best falconry has to offer

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


The Car Man

7th September 2019
Matthew Bourne’s re-imagining on Bizet’s opera in the America of the 1960’s

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Wildlife Safaris

7th September 2019
Hunt for bats, deer, badgers, foxes, voles, mice, hedgehogs and wild boar

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


The Wind of Change

7th September 2019
The most innovative music and the most popular themes of the baroque era

Held at Dymock Church - St Mary's in or near Newent


Comedy Curry Club

13th September 2019
Featuring three of the best comedians from the UK circuit

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


Newent Onion Fayre

14th September 2019
Gloucestershire's Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent


The Royal Forester Evening Dining Train

14th September 2019
Returning for 2019 due to popular demand!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Harbottle & Jonas Folk Club

15th September 2019
One of the most exciting prospects on the folk circuit

Held at The Orepool Inn 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


Rod Stewart Tribute Night

20th September 2019
Gary performs all the favourites from Rod Stewart’s vast portfolio

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


Abergavenny Food Festival

21st September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


Foraging with Raoul van den Broucke

21st September 2019 - 2nd November 2019
Foraging expeditions that take guests off the beaten track

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


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


Abba Tribute Night

27th September 2019
A tribute to one of the greatest and most successful pop groups of all time

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


Brewery Tap – Open Mic Night

27th September 2019
Brewery tap – hosting an open mic night, entertain or be entertained!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


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


Wildlife Safaris

28th September 2019
Hunt for bats, deer, badgers, foxes, voles, mice, hedgehogs and wild boar

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


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


Wise Children

3rd October 2019
Emma Rice’s production of the Angela Carter novel about a theatrical family

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Elvis Tribute Night

4th October 2019
Adam Carter IS Elvis

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


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


Chunky Knit Workshops

5th October 2019 - 9th October 2019
Make your very own chunky knit blanket

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


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


Dawn Chorus & Early Morning Bird Walks

10th October 2019
Witness one of the forest’s special events

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Status Quo Tribute Night

11th October 2019
Featuring many of Quo’s 22 top ten chart hits

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


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


Flower Arranging with Josephine’s Fabulous Flowers

17th October 2019
Make a beautiful autumnal arrangement with berries and blooms

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dolly Parton Tribute Night

18th October 2019
Featuring sequins galore, huge wigs, sparkly shoes and all of your favourites

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


Wildlife Safaris

19th October 2019
Hunt for bats, deer, badgers, foxes, voles, mice, hedgehogs and wild boar

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Half Term Extras

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

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Bee Gees Tribute Night

8th November 2019
The most accurate tribute of the Gibb brothers,

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


Peter Kay Tribute Night

15th November 2019
Outstanding tribute to Bolton’s funny man

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


Meatloaf Tribute Night

22nd November 2019
A spectacular homage to one of the world’s most famous rock singing sensations

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


Flower Arranging with Josephine’s Fabulous Flowers

28th November 2019 - 7th December 2019
Make a Christmas Wreath

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Robbie v Buble Tribute Night

29th November 2019
Two great tribute shows in one night of Robbie Williams and Michael Buble

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


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


Ukulele Retreat at the House of Bread

17th January 2020 - 19th January 2020
Pottery gallery, tearoom and working pottery studio offering classes and activities.

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