Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Half Term Mini Mosaic Experience

21st February 2018
Learn the art of mosaic and create either your own coaster, heart or cupcake

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney


Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 25th February 2018
A programme of creativity for families this half-term

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Colour and Shape

Today - 25th February 2018
A semi-abstract exploration of nature and architecture

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 28th February 2018
Films showing during February

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Today - 11th March 2018
Stunning images at 53rd Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


DROP-IN-AND-MAKE

22nd February 2018
Our popular drop in craft afternoon during the half term holidays

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


Passpawt

22nd February 2018
A feline fantasy, a cats dramatic journey.....

Held at Evergreen Hall in or near Coleford


Flavoured and Coloured Pasta

22nd February 2018
Take your pasta making to the next level

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Oriental Supper

23rd February 2018
Enjoy Indian and Chinese delights

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Gluten Free Cookery

23rd February 2018
Going gluten free does not mean that you have to give up your favourites

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


A Magic Supper Club

23rd February 2018
Magician, Kerry Scorah. will be showing you a trick or two.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Animal Communication Demonstrations

23rd February 2018
An exciting demonstration evenings of animal communication

Held at The Shire Hall in or near Monmouth


6 Nations Rugby

23rd February 2018 - 24th February 2018
Watch the big games live

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


KATHRYN ROBERTS AND SEAN LAKEMAN

23rd February 2018
A hugely entertaining and varied evening of music and song

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Tickling the Ivories

24th February 2018
A potted ‘history’ of the comedy song from the 1870’s to the 1970’s.

Held at Kempley Village Hall in or near Newent


Commemoration of the Battle of Coleford

24th February 2018
The annual commemoration of the 1643 Battle of Coleford

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Winter Ladies Day

24th February 2018
Get a group of friends together, and dress to impress in your finest winter outfits

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Making your garden wildlife friendly

24th February 2018
Make your garden a welcoming place for everyone – including our local wildlife

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Exotic Meat

24th February 2018
Have you ever wondered how different meats from other areas of the world taste?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Crickhowell Walking Festival

24th February 2018 - 4th March 2018
9 Days of Guided Walks and Events in and around Crickhowell and the Black Mountains.

Held at Crickhowell in or near Abergavenny


Indian Takeaway Experience - Vegetarian

24th February 2018
Want to demystify the art of Indian cuisine?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Memorable Melodies

24th February 2018
A concert by The Phoenix Theatre Sings and The Roaring Megs

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


Fleetwood Bac

24th February 2018
Without a shadow of a doubt Fleetwood Bac are the definitive tribute act

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


A Taste of Thai

25th February 2018
Create fragrant and wonderfully flavoured dishes that will test your taste buds

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Community Day

25th February 2018
If you live in the Forest, get entry for only £1

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Potter's Wheel Workshop

25th February 2018 - 21st April 2018
Spend the day relaxing and creating pots on the potter's wheel

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


Glos. Society for Botanical Illustration

27th February 2018 - 11th March 2018
GSBI specialises in botanical illustration and includes a number of RHS medal winners

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st March 2018 - 31st March 2018
Films showing during March

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Wedding Event

1st March 2018 - 3rd March 2018
Talk your ideas & budget through with our wedding organiser

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


John Denver Tribute

2nd March 2018
A magical journey through The musical career of John Denver

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Severn Bore

2nd March 2018 - 4th March 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Mini Mosaic Experience - Flowers

3rd March 2018
Learn the art of mosaic and create your own colourful and unique mosaic flower

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney


Vegetarian Cookery

3rd March 2018
Join our vegetarian chef for a day exploring modern vegetarian cuisine

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


The Zookeeper's Wife

3rd March 2018
The time is 1939 and the place is Poland

Held at The Pheonix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye


90th Anniversary Spectacular

3rd March 2018
It’s the Savoy’s 90th Birthday this month.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Sweet Bread Making

4th March 2018
Learn how to make Sweet Breads such as Chelsea Buns, teacakes, scones and doughnuts

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


90th Anniversary Comedy Gala; Miles Jupp and Friends

4th March 2018
An evening of top comedy with Miles and his mates

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Colour and Shape

6th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
A semi-abstract exploration of nature and architecture

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


An Evening with Sunny Ormonde

7th March 2018
Sunny has been the outrageous Lillian Bellamy in The Archers for the last 12 years

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Mother's Day Flowers

7th March 2018
Would you like to handmake your mum a bouquet of flowers in time for Mother’s Day?

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Monmouth Womens Festival

7th March 2018 - 10th March 2018
Celebrating the achievements of women locally and internationally

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Simply Fish and Shellfish

9th March 2018
Are you afraid of preparing and cooking fish & shellfish?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Glamatize 70's Glam Rock Night

9th March 2018
The ultimate tribute to the 70's glam era

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


CARMINA TRIO

9th March 2018
Well-established international celtic folk/jazz fusion trio

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Elvis Tribute

9th March 2018
Adam Carter rolls back the years and plays the best hits from the King

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Game Cookery

10th March 2018
We will create dishes from a range of the Forest of Dean’s finest game

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Gamal Khamis - piano & Elizabeth Zeuthen Schneider - violin

10th March 2018
An evening piano and violin recital

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


Kerala Indian Regional Cookery

10th March 2018
Explore the fascinating cuisine from Kerala (on the southern tip of India)

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


6 Nations Rugby

10th March 2018 - 11th March 2018
Watch the big games live

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Mothers Day Carvery

11th March 2018
Book early and bring the family to our Carvery for Mothers Day

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Greek Cooking

11th March 2018
Relive those moments of warmth and sunshine by creating some classic Greek dishes

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Just a Laugh A Minute

14th March 2018
Nicholas Parsons is a show biz phenomenon

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


POPPIES: WEEPING WINDOW

14th March 2018 - 29th April 2018
Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford


Flamenco legend JUAN MARTIN

15th March 2018
Juan Martin produces the visceral power of authentic Flamenco.

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


Fish & Chip Supper

16th March 2018
Join us for this popular informal supper

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Chocolate Dreams

16th March 2018
Join us for pure indulgence into chocolate

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Cheesemaking

16th March 2018
Cheese, Chutney and Bread – what a winning combination!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Tom Jones Tribute Night

16th March 2018
The show is packed full of all the classic hits by Tom Jones

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Kempley Daffodil Festival

17th March 2018 - 18th March 2018
See the wonderful displays of wild daffodils in the local woods and fields

Held at Kempley in or near Newent


No Cunning Plan

17th March 2018
Tony Robinsons autobiography tells about his lifetime in the theatre and TV industry

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Spoon Making Workshop

17th March 2018 - 19th March 2018
One-day course will teach you to whittle a spoon

Held at Brockweir in or near Chepstow


Brother Thomas, the Cellarer

17th March 2018
The daily life and duties of a Cistercian monk at Tintern Abbey in the 14th Century

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Deliciously Vegan

17th March 2018
Vegan food is gaining popularity due to the numerous health and environmental benefits

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


6 Nations Rugby

17th March 2018
Watch the big games live

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Gaslight (A Victorian Thriller)

17th March 2018 - 24th March 2018
A stranger appears - is he friend or foe? What does he want?

Held at The Pheonix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye


Brewery Tap – Irish Night

17th March 2018
Celebrate St Patrick’s Day with an Irish themed night

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Tony Robinson - Weird World of Wonders

17th March 2018
Tony’s kids books telling all the funny and important parts of our history

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Vegan Desserts

17th March 2018
Create delicious vegan treats

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Mark Watson: The MW Tour

18th March 2018
Top comedian Mark Watson on tour

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Sourdough Baking

18th March 2018
Learn how to make delicious artisan breads using sourdough

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Spring Afternoon Jump Racing

21st March 2018
There are 7 races on the card and the first race is off at 2:20

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Comedy & Curry Night

23rd March 2018
A great night lined up with 3 great comedians

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


Thai Supper Club

23rd March 2018
Bringing you the zingy fresh flavours of Thailand

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Whole Lotta Shakin

24th March 2018
Star performer Rebel Dean brings his fast paced and exhilarating rock and roll show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


The Jungle Book

24th March 2018
A brand new musical adaptation of family favourite

Held at Blake Theatre in or near Monmouth


Concert by musicians from the Royal Welsh College

24th March 2018
Some of the most talented students from around the worl

Held at St Briavels Church - St Mary's The Virgin in or near St Briavels


Mini Mosaic Experience -Easter Eggs

24th March 2018
Learn the art of this ancient craft and create a decorative mosaic Easter egg

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney


Kids Pasta Making

24th March 2018
Have fun getting hands on and creating pasta shapes and coloured pasta

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Kids Cookery – Puddings

24th March 2018
Learn to make delicious puddings themed to the season!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Oxenhall Daffodil Festival

24th March 2018 - 25th March 2018
See the wonderful displays of wild daffodils in the local woods and fields

Held at Oxenhall in or near Newent


Hampstead

25th March 2018
A charming and funny tale about how love can be found in the most unexpected places

Held at The Pheonix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye


Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing

25th March 2018
As seen on Britain’s Got Talent, a whole new concept in Male Variety Spectaculars.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Messiah – Bristol Old Vic

28th March 2018
A rare chance to experience a powerfully dramatic account of Messiah

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Family pottery fun

28th March 2018 - 8th April 2018
No booking - turn up and choose from an exciting menu of pottery projects

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


Family Cooking Experience

28th March 2018
Spend the morning cooking delicious simple dishes in a relaxed atmosphere.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Men in the Kitchen

29th March 2018
Are you fearful in the kitchen or a complete beginner and want to gain new skills

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Chocolate Dreams

29th March 2018
Easter themed chocolate making

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Easter events at the Dean Heritage Centre

30th March 2018 - 8th April 2018
Lots going on over Easter

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford


Animal Woodland Trail

30th March 2018 - 2nd April 2018
The animals can see you, can you see them?

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Boyce In The Big Top

30th March 2018
Max Boyce, the legendary Welsh singer and comedian, will be performing live.

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Spring Fayre & Daffodil weekend

31st March 2018 - 1st April 2018
See the wild daffodils

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent


Sponges – Victoria Sponge & Swiss Roll

31st March 2018
We will take you through the “art” and technique of sponge making

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Desserts without Baking

31st March 2018
We will take you through the basics of making desserts without baking

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


A Night of Queen

31st March 2018
The ultimate QUEEN tribute is back

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st April 2018 - 12th April 2018
Films showing during April

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Easter Egg Hunt

1st April 2018
Free admission, come and join in the fun finding the Easter Eggs

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


Coleford Carnival of Transport

2nd April 2018
Vintage Cars, Classic Cars, Custom & Street rods, Military, Commercial & Motorcycles

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Circus Big Top Family Race Day

2nd April 2018
Our ever popular, Circus Big Top Family Raceday on Easter Monday, 2nd April!

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Experience Shinrin-yoku (Forest Bathing)

3rd April 2018
Increase your health and wellbeing with a forest bathing session.

Held at Mitcheldean in or near Mitcheldean


Chepstow Walking Festival

4th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
5 days of walks plus events - see Chepstow and the Lower Wye Valley at it's finest

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Roy Orbison Tribute

6th April 2018
Relive the Big O

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Sustainable Beekeeping Course

7th April 2018 - 8th April 2018
A weekend Course on sustainable beekeeping

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


Easter Holiday Adventures

7th April 2018 - 14th April 2018
Get the adrenaline flowing this Easter

Held at Inspire2Adventure in or near Monmouth


Nick Sharratt’s Big Draw Along

7th April 2018
Join acclaimed children’s writer and illustrator Nick Sharratt

Held at Blake Theatre in or near Monmouth


Foraging Trips

7th April 2018 - 5th May 2018
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Children's Pottery Sessions

11th April 2018
Come and get messy on the potter’s wheel.

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


Celebrate Spring

11th April 2018
Celebrate spring at this seasonally inspired spring flowers workshop

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


RSC: Macbeth

11th April 2018
Christopher Ecclestone and Niamh Cusack star as the Lord and Lady

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Simon Evans: Genius

13th April 2018
The Show is called Genius. It comes very close’ - The Scotsman

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


NINEBARROW

13th April 2018
Jon and Jay play keyboard, mandola, harmonium and ukulele

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Grand National Party Race Day With Bad Manners

14th April 2018
The brilliant BAD MANNERS will be live after racing

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Keith Thompson

14th April 2018
UK Singer/Songwriter – Acoustic/Blues

Held at The Pheonix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye


Alice in Wonderland

14th April 2018 - 15th April 2018
The award winning Savoy Youth Theatre

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Keith James – The Songs of Nick Drake

15th April 2018
A haunting and immaculately crafted concert.

Held at The Pheonix Theatre in or near Ross-on-Wye


Strengthening Livelihoods Course

20th April 2018
A Bees for development event

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Barry Cryer: Strictly Come Joking

20th April 2018
A night of comedy and music with two legends

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


ABBA Fever Tribute

20th April 2018
All their favourites

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Grease And Dirty Dancing

20th April 2018
Two great tributes

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend


23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Re-enactment Society

21st April 2018 - 22nd April 2018
They live the lives of redcoat soldiers of 1809

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


One Day Practical Biofertiliser & Fermenting Course

25th April 2018
Learn how to regenerate farm and garden systems using home produced Biofertiliser

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


Gislle

25th April 2018
Akram Khan’s version of the iconic ballet presented by English National Ballet

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Come & See the Lambs

28th April 2018 - 13th May 2018
See ewes and their lambs and learn about rearing sheep on a Welsh hill farm

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Wedding Fair

3rd May 2018
Come along and visit the best local wedding suppliers

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


George Michael Tribute

4th May 2018
Randall Butler as George Michael

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Ross Beerfest

5th May 2018 - 6th May 2018
Beer, cider, music,good fun!

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


Mini Mosaic Experience - Space

6th May 2018
Create either your own unique space rocket or colourful planet

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney


Capturing the Natural World

12th May 2018
Learn to handle your camera and take control of the settings

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


DIY Wedding Flowers Part 1

16th May 2018
Learn how to make your own hand tied bouquet and button holes

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Bands in the Park

20th May 2018 - 26th August 2018
Free concert at the bandstand on Sundays throughout the summer

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


May Market

20th May 2018
A fun family event featuring the finest food and drink in the Forest of Dean

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Welsh Wine Week

26th May 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Vineyard tour and tasting

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Psychic Night

1st June 2018
Another famous psychic night

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Mini Mosaic Experience - Father’s Day Medals

10th June 2018
Learn the art of this ancient craft and create unique medal

Held at Rachel Shilston - Inspiring Creativity in or near Lydney


DIY Wedding Flowers Part 2

13th June 2018
Make your own head crown to add an additional personal touch to your big day

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Midsummer Song

17th June 2018
Celebrate the vocal talents in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Regenerative Agriculture and Chromatography with Jairo Restrepo

28th June 2018 - 3rd July 2018
Agriculture is changing - 6 day course

Held at Ragmans Bunkhouse in or near Lydbrook


Linton Music Festival

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
Music, Real ale, Cider and local food in a relaxed rural location.

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


Art Market

22nd July 2018
Discover the wealth of creative talent in the Forest & Wye Valley

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Ross-on-Wye Carnival

4th August 2018
Lots of local fun

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


WYE VALLEY CHALLENGE

11th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
Take on the dramatic landscape straddling the England & Wales border

Held at Chepstow - Cas-gwent in or near Chepstow


Severn Bore

12th August 2018 - 14th August 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Ukulele Day

12th August 2018
A fun family day out with a difference

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Castell Roc

16th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Severn Bore

10th September 2018 - 12th September 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Autumn Antiques & Vintage Fair

23rd September 2018
A great day out for avid collectors, casual browsers, and families

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Foraging Trips

29th September 2018 - 10th November 2018
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Severn Bore

9th October 2018 - 10th October 2018
The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena.

Held at Minsterworth in or near Gloucester


Kite Day

14th October 2018
Come and fly your kite, and watch the expert kite flying

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney