Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Concerts at The Bandstand

Today - 27th August 2017
Every Sunday afternoon during the summer

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


Warren Day - Forest Routes

Today - 28th August 2017
A mixed media exhibition of illustrative, realistic, rural Forest landscapes

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Castell Roc

Today - 28th August 2017
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 31st August 2017
Films showing during August

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Hands on History - Civil War

Today - 31st August 2017
Join us at Goodrich Castle and travel back to the English Civil War.

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich


Holidays Art Activity Days

Today - 1st September 2017
A range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 to 18

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Hidden in the Lining

Today - 3rd September 2017
A new special exhibition in partnership with the British Museum

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow


Music on the Platform

Today - 3rd September 2017
Fantastic musical performances every Sunday afternoon during the summer

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Wildlife Treasures

Today - 3rd September 2017
A rare opportunity to see a selection of original paintings and sculptures

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Holiday Activities and Workshops

Today - 3rd September 2017
A programme of creativity for families this summer holiday

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Potter's Wheel Day or Weekend Workshops

Today - 2nd December 2017
Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel

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


Goldwork Guild

22nd August 2017 - 10th September 2017
A selection of nature inspired works using one of the oldest embroidery techniques

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Feeder - The Homecoming

25th August 2017
FEEDER will be returning to Grant’s hometown for a one-off, outdoor event

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Taste of the Sea

25th August 2017
Our August Supper Club is Yvette’s twist on the traditional fish and chips!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Brewery Tap & New Beer Launch

25th August 2017
Our monthly brewery tap and this one is showcasing our brand new beer – Men at Work!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Festival Saturday

26th August 2017
Fun and Brass Bands

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


The Laskett Gardens

27th August 2017
This intriguing garden, has been painstakingly created over the past 40 years

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


Royal Forester Dining Train

27th August 2017
Enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst travelling through the Forest of Dean

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Family Fun Day

28th August 2017
Free family day out

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Big Bank Holiday Family Race Day

28th August 2017
All entertainment on the day is free and we have a fantastic line up

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


TALES AND TEXTILES Workshop for Kids

29th August 2017
Create a batik picture inspired by the stories, or motifs in Indian textiles

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow


Art in Penallt

31st August 2017 - 3rd September 2017
Celebrate the work of leading local artists at an event with a difference.

Held at Capel Pentwyn in or near Monmouth


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st September 2017 - 9th September 2017
Films showing during September

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Ross Cider Festival

1st September 2017 - 3rd September 2017
A weekend of cider, camping, music, food and more music and cider!

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


Filthy Girl Mud Run Weekend

1st September 2017 - 3rd September 2017
Fun filled and muddy obstacle course, followed by an exclusive after party

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Don’t Tell Johnny at the Forest Folk Club

3rd September 2017
A local band from the nearby border town Chepstow with a growing reputation

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend


Sung Vespers

3rd September 2017
A rare service in this historic abbey

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


John Le Carre: An Evening with George Smiley

7th September 2017
Live from the Royal Festival Hall - one of Britain’s most renowned authors.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Heritage Open Days

7th September 2017 - 10th September 2017
Visit secret places in the Forest not normally open.

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Newent Onion Fayre

9th September 2017
Gloucestershire's Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent


Under Milk Wood

9th September 2017
Dylan Thomas’ only play conjures a vivid picture of life, loves, hopes and dreams

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Open Doors 2017: Pencil Drawing Class

9th September 2017
Bring out the artist within you and receive tips and guidance on your drawing

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


The Usk Show

9th September 2017
One of the largest one day shows in Wales

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


Herefordshire Art Week

9th September 2017 - 17th September 2017
Nine day art trail featuring arists, craftmakers and creative businesses

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford


PASSING THE BATON

9th September 2017
Outdoor theatre based on local people's memories of the Bands of the Forest

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford


Steep and Natural Coaching/Guiding Day

10th September 2017
Advanced coaching and guided ride discovering the steep and natural “secret spots”

Held at Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre in or near Coleford


Open Doors 2017: Water-colour Class

10th September 2017
Bring out the Turner within and create your own watercolour masterpiece

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Vintage Show

10th September 2017
Display of vintage vehicles and machinery

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Classic Vehicle Day

10th September 2017
Historic road transport with a backdrop of vintage trains

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester


Meditation For Daily Life

13th September 2017
Meditation can help you achieve your sense of health and wellbeing

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Bon Giovi

14th September 2017 - 16th September 2017
Al and Bet live a humdrum life until they win a “Romantic Break” for 2 in Paris.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


French Cuisine

15th September 2017
Through demo and hands on working we will explore some enduring French classics

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Annual Steam Gala

16th September 2017 - 17th September 2017
An action packed day

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford


Abergavenny Food Festival

16th September 2017 - 17th September 2017
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny - Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny


ROBIN & BINA WILLIAMSON

16th September 2017
East West harmonies with a unique interweave of songs, stories and music

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Bread Basics

16th September 2017
Spend the morning conquering the basics of making bread.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Chelsea Buns, Tea Cakes and Fruit Breads

16th September 2017
Learn to Bake Buns and More!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Bottomless Beer Brunch

16th September 2017
Who doesn’t love a good weekend brunch?

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Carmen By The Lake

17th September 2017
Bizet’s epic opera staged on one of the most spectacular locations in the world

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Sourdough Bread : Artisan Bread Making

17th September 2017
Learn how to make delicious artisan breads using sourdough

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Big Welsh Car Show 2017

17th September 2017
Charity event for Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research)

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Tintern Fiesta 2017

18th September 2017 - 24th September 2017
Join us for a week of exciting events

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Sally Nex, Gardener and Writer

18th September 2017
Sally is a professional gardener who loves to grow anything edible!

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Justine Scouller from Far Hill Flowers

19th September 2017
Growing flowers for arrangements and bouquets

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


The Knicker Lady

19th September 2017
A hialarious romp through the history of under garments

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Make Carved Wooden Flowers

20th September 2017
Learn how to make a carving for your loved one

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Fruit & Vegetable Floral Arrangements

20th September 2017
A different way to get your 5 a day!

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Spirt of the Rose

20th September 2017
An illustrated talk by garden photographer, David Llloyd

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Not About Heroes

21st September 2017
Play about the relationship between WW1 poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Inspirational Toast

21st September 2017
Poems, songs, dances and sketches linked by inspiration

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Charity Cream Tea

21st September 2017
Join us for a lovely cream tea

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Jeremy Hardy 2017

22nd September 2017
The star of Radio 4’s New Quiz, Jeremy Hardy visits Monmouth

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Allo Allo

22nd September 2017
A hilarious comedy dinner show

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Women's Gourmet Glamping & Bushcraft Retreat

22nd September 2017 - 24th September 2017
Treat yourself to a weekend away in the beautiful countryside of the Wye Valley

Held at Kingstone Brewery in or near Tintern


Hell Was Passchendaele

22nd September 2017
Survival, courage and impossible choices in the most terrible of conditions.

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


Animal Encounters

23rd September 2017
Get up close with snakes and lizards

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Harvest Supper and Ceilidh

23rd September 2017
With Life of Riley

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Day Out with Thomas

23rd September 2017 - 24th September 2017
The ideal all day family activity

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester


Wizzo the Wizard

23rd September 2017
Children's' magic show

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


The Spirit Sisters

24th September 2017
3 sisters working as mediums connect to your...

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Ukes uv Azzard

24th September 2017
A Forest Ukulele band

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern


Royal Forester Dining Train

24th September 2017
Enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst travelling through the Forest of Dean

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Black Sabbath: The End of the End

28th September 2017
Black Sabbath take the stage for one last concert in ther home town of Birmingham

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Alice Jones

30th September 2017
Alice Jones is a folk singer, multi-instrumentalist and dancer from Yorkshire

Held at Kempley Village Hall in or near Newent


Brockweir Soapbox Derby

30th September 2017
A time trial for non-power assisted karts down Mill Hill in Brockweir

Held at Brockweir in or near Chepstow


Wedding Open Day

30th September 2017
See our beautiful bridal suite, new marquee, restaurant, pool and stunning grounds

Held at Brooks Country House in or near Ross-on-Wye


Foraging Trips

30th September 2017 - 4th November 2017
Forage about with our own in-house expert

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dance Sweets

30th September 2017
An evening of dance inspired, musical morsels including Bach, Handel and Rameau.

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


Forest Showcase Food Festival

1st October 2017
A fabulous wide selection of over 100 local food stalls...

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

1st October 2017
“A visually stunning, thoroughly entertaining extravaganza” Review Hub

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Colum Sands at Forest Folk Club

1st October 2017
Colum draws on a long Irish tradition of poetic musicality

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend


Macbeth by Butterfly We Are

3rd October 2017 - 8th October 2017
A unique, site-responsive adaptation of Macbeth

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford


An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith

5th October 2017
One of Britain’s most prolific and widely read authors

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Beer vs. Wine Food Pairing

7th October 2017
Forget Foreman vs. Ali, this is the ultimate Rumble in the Jungle (well, Forest…)

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Autumn Berries & Blooms

11th October 2017
Make a beautiful autumnal arrangement with berries and blooms

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Monmouthshire Food Festival

14th October 2017 - 15th October 2017
Great foodie event held at Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Puzzlewood Autumn

15th October 2017
Join us in an all day small group photo course for the wonders of a Puzzlewood autumn

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


Katy Perry Tribute Show

20th October 2017
A show full of bright colours, glitter, lollipops, cupcakes, feathers ....

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Harvest Celebration

20th October 2017
An evening tour and two course supper

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


REG MEUROSS

21st October 2017
Reg is a regular headliner at folk clubs and festivals up and down the country

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


COTSWOLDS FOOD AND DRINK FAYRE

21st October 2017 - 22nd October 2017
Cheeses, chutneys, honey and jams, puddings, pies, cakes, pastries, bacon... etc ...

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester


Chepstow Stampede

21st October 2017
All ages obstacle mud race

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Dark Skies Photography

21st October 2017
Join us as the sun sets and discover why night is the time to get your camera out

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


Steep and Natural Coaching/Guiding Day

22nd October 2017
Advanced coaching and guided ride discovering the steep and natural “secret spots”

Held at Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre in or near Coleford


Trellech Beacon Dash

22nd October 2017
The Trellech Beacon Dash is a brand new c.10km multi-terrain running race for 2017

Held at Trellech in or near Monmouth


Royal Forester Dining Train

22nd October 2017
Enjoy a delicious three course meal whilst travelling through the Forest of Dean

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Halloween Hunt

23rd October 2017 - 29th October 2017
Search our mysterious woods for witches, pumpkins, goblins and more!

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford


Holidays Art Activity Days

24th October 2017 - 26th October 2017
A range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 to 18

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Harvest Celebration

27th October 2017
An evening tour and two course supper

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


Day Out With Thomas

27th October 2017 - 29th October 2017
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Meditation For Daily Life

28th October 2017 - 30th October 2017
Meditation can help you achieve your sense of health and wellbeing

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth


Gift & Craft Fair 2017

28th October 2017 - 29th October 2017
Unique, individually hand crafted gifts, offered to you directly by the makers

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester


Not about heroes

3rd November 2017
Play about the unique friendship between Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Bonfire Night

4th November 2017
Join us for our brilliant Bonfire Night Fireworks Spectacular .

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


MTB Leadership Course

4th November 2017 - 5th November 2017
British Cycling MTB Level 2 Leadership Award

Held at Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre in or near Coleford


Adele Tribute Show

17th November 2017
KT Star in her own right is an extremely gifted vocalist and natural performer

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Jersey Boys tribute Show by Ajay Jackson

24th November 2017
Ajay takes you back to the great music Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


RED SHOES

25th November 2017
Folk-rock duo Carolyn and Mark Evans

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern


Christmas Wreath Making

1st December 2017
Make your own Christmas wreath

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Christmas Breads

2nd December 2017
Come and get festive with your bread making!

Held at Hot Pot Pottery - tea-room, gallery and pottery studio in or near Symonds Yat


Day Out With Thomas

2nd December 2017 - 3rd December 2017
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney


Christmas Wreath Making

6th December 2017
Make your own Christmas wreath

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Christmas with Santa and Little Red Riding Hood

9th December 2017 - 10th December 2017
Go off into our magical woods to find Santa with Grandma

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford


Christmas with Santa and Little Red Riding Hood

16th December 2017 - 24th December 2017
Go off into our magical woods to find Santa with Grandma

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford


Holidays Art Activity Days

19th December 2017 - 29th December 2017
A range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 to 18

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester