Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Heritage Open Days

17th September 2019 - 23rd September 2019
Explore the rich heritage of the Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Films at The Gateway, Ross-on-Wye

17th September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Films showing during September

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


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

17th September 2019 - 30th September 2019
Films showing during September

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Iolanthe

18th September 2019 - 20th September 2019
The most enduring of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘Big Four’ comic operas

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Haunted Existence

19th September 2019
Join Tom Marshman in a special performance blending creative technology and music

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


Kongero - Swedish Folk'appella group

19th September 2019
Acclaimed folk vocal group - traditional Swedish in a modern style

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


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


PENALLT FOLK FESTIVAL

20th September 2019 - 22nd September 2019
3 day festival with a varied programme

Held at Penallt in or near Monmouth


Yoga, Dinner and Spa Evening

20th September 2019
An evening of yoga, dinner and use of our eco-spa at Tintern

Held at Forest Retreats 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


BROCKWEIR SOAPBOX DERBY

21st September 2019
A time trial for non-power assisted karts down Mill Hill in Brockwei

Held at Brockweir in or near Chepstow


Cider Tasting and Food Pairing

21st September 2019
Enjoy a variety of artisan ciders paired with food

Held at Severn Cider Ltd in or near Newnham


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


Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

21st September 2019
Brother Thomas will tell you all about his life as a monk at Tintern Abbey

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Tours of the Bell Tower

21st September 2019
Visit the newly restored bells in St Peters Church and try bell ringing

Held at Newnham in or near Newnham


Floatation Scentsation

21st September 2019
Amazing float and aromatherapy massage package day!

Held at Float in the Forest in or near Lydney


Hedgehog Festival

22nd September 2019
A day celebrating everything about the hedgehog

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


Autumn Antiques & Vintage Fair

22nd September 2019
A great selection of antiques, memorabilia, bric-a-brac and vintage items

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Dean Farm Sanctuary Open Day

22nd September 2019
Enjoy the tranquillity and peace of our farm and learn more about the work we do

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Andy Fairweather Low

26th September 2019
One of the greatest pop music icons of Wales over the last fifty years

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


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


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


Archery GB National Tour Final

28th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
See the best archers in the UK

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Severn Bore

28th September 2019 - 1st October 2019
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


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


Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

29th September 2019
Stand up show fresh from Edinburgh and a world tour

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Jason Plato: How not to be a professional racing driver

2nd October 2019
A book launch n association with Rossiter Books

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


WeddingFair

3rd October 2019
Come along and visit the best local wedding suppliers.

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Elvis Tribute Night

4th October 2019
Adam Carter IS Elvis

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


Chunky arm knitting

5th October 2019
Make your own knited blanket using your arms alone

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Count Arthur Strong: Is there Anybody Out There?

5th October 2019
The all-round entertainer we all know and love from the telly

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


THE DRYSTONES

5th October 2019
Fiddle and guitar with a range of Indian instruments and technical wizardry

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


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


Flossie Malavialle at Forest Folk Club

6th October 2019
From folk to jazz, from blues numbers to Piaf.

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


The Dreamboys

6th October 2019
Undeniably the most successful and famous Male Strippers in UK history

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Billy Connolly: The Sex Life of Bandages

10th October 2019
Brilliant show from his final stand-up tour recorded in 2015

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Big Apple Harvest Weekend

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019
Enjoy the autumn countryside in this corner of Herefordshire around Much Marcle

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


David Gower: On the Front Foot

12th October 2019
One of the greatest batsmen ever seen

Held at Savoy Theatre 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


JOHNNY COPPIN

19th October 2019
Johnny Coppin is a singer/songwriter, composer and poetry anthologist

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Andy Parsons: Healing the Nation

19th October 2019
One of the country’s funniest and most incisive comedians

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Capturing the Natural World

19th October 2019
Take beautiful photos in this natural world photography course

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


Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

19th October 2019
Brother Thomas will tell you all about his life as a monk at Tintern Abbey

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Magical Puzzlewood

20th October 2019
We'll walk you through the best way to capture this ancient woodland.

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


The Juan Martin Flamenco Trio

24th October 2019
World famous Flamenco guitarist Juan Martín

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


An Evening without Jake Thackray

24th October 2019
Celebrating the life of singer, raconteur and former Monmouth resident Jake Thackray

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Carpenters Experience

25th October 2019
Maggie Nestor and the great musicianship and harmonies of the Carpenters

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Chepstow Stampede

26th October 2019
Possibly The Best Mud Run In Wales

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Autumn Walks Weekend

26th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
6 Free autumn walks

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Dymock & District Late Chrysanthemum Show

27th October 2019
Traditional village flower show

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent


Severn Bore

27th October 2019 - 30th October 2019
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Half Term Extras

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

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Lady Nade & her band

31st October 2019
The bluesy, jazzy, roots voice

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Griff Rhys Jones: All Over the Place

31st October 2019
With wicked insights into the pains of celebrity, the vicissitudes of parenthood...

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Charlie Dore at Forest Folk Club

3rd November 2019
A multi-layered show as Charlie swaps between guitar, piano, ukulele and harmonium

Held at The Orepool Inn 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


Chunky arm knitting - Christmas wreath

9th November 2019
Make a cunky wool Christmas wreath wreath using only your hands

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


42nd Street

10th November 2019
One of the great stage musicals based on the classic Busby Berkeley film

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


THE GREAT CABARET SAFARI

15th November 2019
Female duo ShooShooBaby has been appreciated by audiences throughout the world

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


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


One Day Practical Biofertiliser & Fermenting Course

20th November 2019
Learn how to regenerate farm and garden systems using home produced Biofertiliser

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


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


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


GADARENE

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

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


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