Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Visit the Golden Triangle

27th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
A spring celebration of wild daffodils

Held at Kempley in or near Newent


LEGO® - Brick History Exhibition

27th March 2019 - 18th May 2019
Famous moments from history in LEGO® bricks - how many will you recognise?

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Yinka Shonibare - Creatures of the Mappa Mundi

27th March 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

27th March 2019 - 30th June 2019
Special exhibition drawing on some from science collections of Welsh museums

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow


Chez Dunford and Viv Sherman

28th March 2019
An unlikely duo - separated by a generation but united by a love of music

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Mother's Day Flowers

28th March 2019
Make your mum a bouquet of flowers in time for Mother's Day

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Charity Pub Quiz & Brewery Tap

29th March 2019
Great beer and even better company and our ever popular pub quiz.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


The Spice Girls Tribute Night

29th March 2019
Amazing tribute from the era of the girl power

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


The Fureys

29th March 2019
Legends of Irish music & song

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Peter Pan - the Pantomime.

29th March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Come and join us in Neverland but remember you must believe in Fairies

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Usk Choral Festival

29th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Celebrate choral singing in all its forms​!

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


Lambing: A Day in the Shed

29th March 2019
Join Farmer Tim to learn the essentials of lambing

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Heart Heroes Casino Evening

30th March 2019
Try your hand at the table and raising funds for charity Heart Heroes

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Dymock Daffodil Weekend & Spring Fayre

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
See the glorious daffs

Held at Dymock in or near Newent


Mothers' Day

31st March 2019
Afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches and cakes and a pot of tea or coffee

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


Bring Mum For Free

31st March 2019
Why not treat your Mum to a fabulous day

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Mother's Day Special lunch

31st March 2019
Treat your mum

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Mothering Sunday

31st March 2019
Lunch or afternoon tea

Held at The Chase Hotel in or near Ross-on-Wye


MOTHER'S DAY CARVERY

31st March 2019
Treat Mum and your family

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


Guys and Dolls

3rd April 2019 - 6th April 2019
Considered to be the perfect musical comedy

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Yoga and Wellness Retreat

5th April 2019 - 7th April 2019
Retreat to the forest for a weekend of yoga and nurture your wellbeing!

Held at Forest Retreats in or near Coleford


Harbottle and Jonas

5th April 2019
Combining the rich traditions of folk music with original contemporary music

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Weekend potter's wheel workshop

6th April 2019 - 7th April 2019
Spend a relaxing weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel.

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


Easter Holiday Children’s Activities

6th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
Join our many hands-on activities and try something new or discover a new hobby

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Grand National Party Raceday with Britpop DJ Set & nOasis

6th April 2019
7 great races on the Chepstow card and we will be showing the Grand National live

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Foraging Trips

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Go off the beaten track with our foraging expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Golden Age Detectives Murder Mystery

6th April 2019
Can you uncover this crime whilst enjoying a delicious dinner on board our train

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Dr John Cooper Clarke: The Luckiest Guy Alive

7th April 2019
Poet, movie star, rock star, TV and radio presenter, comedian and social commentator

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Anthony John Clarke at Forest Folk Club

7th April 2019
He storms it every night he gets on stage. Brilliant!!!

Held at The Orepool Inn in or near Coleford


Campfire Cookery for Children

9th April 2019
Fun, hands-on cookery class for children who want to learn about outdoor cookery

Held at Penhein Glamping in or near Chepstow


Spring Fever Crafty Printing

11th April 2019
Children will love this crafty workshop

Held at Penhein Glamping in or near Chepstow


Potter's wheel workshop

13th April 2019 - 27th April 2019
Spend the day ‘throwing’ pots on the potter’s wheel.

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


Dawn Chorus

13th April 2019
Witness the forest’s special event followed by a well-earned breakfast spread

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Campfire Cookery for Children

16th April 2019
Fun, hands-on cookery class for children who want to learn about outdoor cookery

Held at Penhein Glamping in or near Chepstow


Family Archery Sessions

16th April 2019
Unleash your inner Robin Hood on one of our archery taster days

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


As You Like It: RSC LIVE

17th April 2019
Exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Free Easter Egg Hunt

17th April 2019
An Easter Egg hunt in the Park for young children and parents

Held at Bathhurst Park in or near Lydney


Family Archery Sessions

18th April 2019
Unleash your inner Robin Hood on one of our archery taster days

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Get 'Egg-stra' Creative this Easter

18th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
Exciting pottery activities for you, fab chocolates treats & spring themed food too!

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


Severn Bore

19th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Beer, bubbles & big breakfast

20th April 2019
Our Big Breakfast does exactly what it says on the tin and more

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Easter Family Bushcraft Session

20th April 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Easter Special Crafty Printing

20th April 2019
Get ready for your Easter egg hunt!

Held at Penhein Glamping in or near Chepstow


Easter Antiques & Vintage Fair

21st April 2019
Discover a hidden gem or two amongst the twenty five plus stalls

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Coleford Carnival of Transport

22nd April 2019
Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Custom & Street rods, Military, Commercial & Motorcycles

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Easter Monday Family Day

22nd April 2019
7 great horse races on the card and plenty of free entertainment for the family

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Chepstow Walking Festival

24th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
35 guided walks and several fringe events across the Welsh and English border

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Al Murray: Landlord of Power and Glory

25th April 2019
The Pub Landlord returns for another sell out stand up show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Fever Tree Gin & Tonic Tasting Masterclass

25th April 2019
If you like a Gin and tonic then you’re going to love this

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Handmade Tales

26th April 2019
Comical stories, satire, sonnets and songs

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Free Racenight With Rusty Shackle Featuring The Dunraven Bowl

26th April 2019
Free 4 tickets per household and must register for your tickets in advance

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


The Hereford Steampunk Festival

27th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
Celebration of Victorian Science Fiction - lots a live entertainment for children.

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


Rembrandt

28th April 2019
This EXHIBITION ON SCREEN favourite makes a welcome return to the big screen

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Wildlife Safari

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

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Hellensmusic 2019

1st May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Bringing the finest music-making to the heart of rural Herefordshire

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


Wedding Fair

2nd May 2019
Come along and visit the best local wedding suppliers

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


The Border Counties Steam and Country Show

4th May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Plenty to do for the whole family

Held at Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth in or near Monmouth


Foraging Trips

4th May 2019 - 11th May 2019
Go off the beaten track with our foraging expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


LARKS AND MAGIC

4th May 2019
The story of E. Nesbit written and performed by Alison Neil

Held at Catbrook Memorial Hall in or near Chepstow


Ross-on-Wye Beer and Cider Festival

4th May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Drink beer or cider (or prosecco) for Charity!

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


Weekend potter's wheel workshop

4th May 2019 - 5th May 2019
Spend a relaxing weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel.

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


Wildlife Safari

4th May 2019
Hunt for bats, deer, badgers, foxes, voles, mice, hedgehogs and wild boar.

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Abergavenny Music Festival

5th May 2019
A great day out for the family, we've got 3 stages with live music all day!

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


May Bank Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

6th May 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

10th May 2019 - 12th May 2019
Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at Dean Forest Railway

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Mrs Brown Tribute Night

10th May 2019
An uncanny resemblance to the Irish based comedy family

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Potter's wheel workshop

11th 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


Putley Open Gardens

11th May 2019
Glorious gardens in the Herefordshire village of Putley

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


Humbug Chase

12th May 2019
A junior edition of the Wild Boar Chase for 8-12 year olds

Held at Forest near Speech House in or near Coleford


Wild Boar Chase

12th May 2019
A mountain bike ride using forest tracks, bridleways and sections of minor roads.

Held at Forest near Speech House in or near Coleford


Teddy Bears Picnic

12th May 2019
Pack a picnic and bring along your favourite Teddy and get in for half price

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


A celebration of spring!

16th May 2019
Use spring flowers to create beautiful flower arrangements

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Michael Jackson Tribute Night

17th May 2019
The closest experience to that of the original King of Pop

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


A Night At The Opera

18th May 2019
Opera evening with The Three Divas, a prosecco reception and a 2-course meal.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Visit Bee Friendly Gardens

18th May 2019
Visit Friendly Gardens in Monmouth and meet with passionate Bee Friendly gardeners

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


Monmouth Bee Festival

19th May 2019
Monmouth’s best free family friendly event,

Held at Bees for Development in or near Monmouth


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


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


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


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


George Michael Tribute Night

7th June 2019
Award winning tribute to the legendary icon

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


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


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


Neil Diamond Tribute Night

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

Held at Whitemead Forest Park 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


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


Take That Tribute Night

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

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Summer Foraging Course

23rd June 2019
A foraging walk, talk and lunch

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


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


Dirty Dancing v Grease Tribute Night

28th June 2019
Sensational show to these two epic films

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


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


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


Summer Dog Show

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

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

28th July 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor 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


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


The Pirates of Penzance

4th August 2019
An outdoor performance of this popular opera

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


School Summer Holiday Family Bushcraft Session

10th August 2019
Survive and thrive in the woods

Held at Borderlands Outdoor in or near Monmouth


Summer Foraging Course

24th August 2019
A foraging walk, talk and lunch

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


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
Delicious food, excellent music, wide ranging beer and of course, incredible cider

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


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


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


Christmas At Perrygrove

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

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford