Events in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Beginner's Floristry

27th April 2018
Learn how to create stunning floral arrangements and bouquets

Held at Humble by Nature in or near Monmouth


Monthly Brewery Tap

27th April 2018
Come and have a beer, bite to eat and listen (or dance to) to live music

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


A Forest Feast

27th April 2018
More delights from our Forest

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


POPPIES: WEEPING WINDOW

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

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

Today - 30th April 2018
Films showing during April

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Foraging Trips

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

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Jeanette Hannaby - Enamel Artist

Today - 7th May 2018
An exhibition of vibrant, lustrous enamel artworks exploring nature & landscapes

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Flavoured and Coloured Pasta

28th April 2018
Take your pasta making to the next level

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Mark Steel: Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright

28th April 2018
Mark Steel in his new brilliant stand up show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Moroccan Flavours

28th April 2018
Join us for a mouth-watering Moroccan food experience

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Tredz Big Demo Day

28th April 2018
Over 100 mountain bikes (including a bunch of electric models) and will be set up

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


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


Forest Activities Festival

29th April 2018
The Forest Activities Festival will return to the grounds of The Speech House Hotel.

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


Films at The Savoy, Monmouth

1st May 2018 - 17th May 2018
Films showing during May

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Wedding Fair

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

Held at Forest Hills Golf Club in or near Coleford


Bread Making

4th May 2018
Create various types of bread. In this hands-on practical class

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


OMM Running Festival

4th May 2018 - 6th May 2018
An epic weekend with friends or family Trail running, Mountain Biking & Orienteering

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


George Michael Tribute

4th May 2018
Randall Butler as George Michael

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Magical Woodland Light and Sound Show

5th May 2018 - 6th May 2018
Picnic amongst the trees - be entertained with our woodland festival show

Held at Symonds Yat Rock 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


Wye Valley River Festival 2018

5th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
Artists and communities celebrate the River Wye and its wonderful woodlands

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Border Counties Steam and Vintage Show

5th May 2018 - 6th May 2018
A selection of all types of vintage vehicles, models and crafts.

Held at Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth in or near Monmouth


THE FADDLE FAIR

6th May 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


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


Cheesemaking

6th May 2018
Cheese, Chutney and Bread – what a winning combination!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress and Misfit

6th May 2018
Shappi presents England’s unsung heroine, Emma Hamilton

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Count Arthur Strong: Alive and Unplugged

11th May 2018
The Count is back, all on his own to present a history of his time in show business

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


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


Simply Fish and Shellfish

12th May 2018
Are you afraid of preparing and cooking fish & shellfish?

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Putley Open Gardens

12th May 2018
6 super open gardens

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


Simple Knife Skills

12th May 2018
You will learn the essentials of preparation using a knife

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Lee Nelson: Serious Joker

12th May 2018
Tour extended to cover legal fees for Theresa May stunt!

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Sourdough Baking

13th May 2018
Learn how to make delicious artisan breads using sourdough

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Sunday Band Concert

13th May 2018
Air Band Concerts in Newent Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


Highnam Court Gardens - Open Day

13th May 2018
Beautiful Highnam Court Gardens - 40 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland

Held at Gloucester in or near Gloucester


Magical Puzzlewood

13th May 2018
Puzzlewood is such a fantastic place to visit but very difficult to photograph well

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


Coleford Area Walking Festival

14th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
A series of walks for all abilities covering a wide range of interests

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


World Whiskey Week

14th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
A simple Whiskey Menu of 6 malt Whiskeys from our home Countries

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope


Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella

15th May 2018
Matthew Bourne’s interpretation of the classic fairy tale

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Hellensmusic

16th May 2018 - 20th May 2018
Bringing the finest music-making to the heart of rural Herefordshire

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


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


An American in Paris

16th May 2018
Brand new version of the Gershwin Musical

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Cooking with Fire

18th May 2018
Set up and light a fire pit, clay oven and BBQ using charcoal from the Forest

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Spanish Tapas

18th May 2018
Create some wonderful Tapas that you WILL want to make at home

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Indian Street Food

19th May 2018
Indian street food is classed as fast food, much cheaper than going to a restaurant

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


A Taste of Thai

19th May 2018
3-hour extravaganza and experience creating fragrant wonderfully flavoured dishes

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Henry Blofeld: 78 Retired

20th May 2018
The cherished golden voice of cricket is touring the country with his brand-new show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

20th May 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Wild Boar Chase

20th May 2018
A mountain bike ride in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford


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


Italian Cookery

20th May 2018
A mixture of demonstration and hands on cooking and dining

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


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


The Italian Job

25th May 2018
Join us in our Apple Barn dining room for some lovely Italian food

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Tapestry

25th May 2018
A tribute to prolific singer/songwriter Carole King by Nikki Gillis

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Monthly Brewery Tap

25th May 2018
Wide range of beers available on draught and a fully stocked bar with live music

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


The Big Ugly Burger Returns

25th May 2018
12 Inch Homemade British 100% Beef Burger

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope


Welsh Wine Week

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

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern


Men in the Kitchen

26th May 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


Capturing the Natural World

26th 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


Chocolate Dreams

26th May 2018
Join us for pure indulgence into chocolate

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Kevin Bridges: Work in Progress

27th May 2018 - 28th May 2018
The hilarious Scotsman comes to the Savoy with his latest stand up show

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Kids Cookery - Baking

30th May 2018
Bring out the Baker in your kids!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Kids Cookery - Making Simple Meals

30th May 2018
We will make meals that children can easily replicate at home

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope


Doctor Dolittle

31st May 2018
The enchanting and timeless children’s story in a brand new musical version

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Psychic Night

1st June 2018
Another famous psychic night

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford


Comedy Night

2nd June 2018
Fans of funny and beer will be in their element at our Comedy Night

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Monmouthshire Food Festival

2nd June 2018 - 3rd June 2018
Great foodie event held at Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


The Tempest

7th June 2018
Shakespeare in a great setting

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan


The Tempest

8th June 2018
Shakespeare in a great setting

Held at Tintern Abbey in or near Tintern


Raglan Festival

8th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
A family music festival in the heart of Monmouthshire

Held at Raglan - Rhaglan in or near Raglan


Annual Yew Tree Cider Challenge

8th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
A cider competition inspired by the Big Apple Cider Trials

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


Hellens Garden Festival

9th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
Passion for plants and the planet!

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


Sunday Band Concert

10th June 2018
Air Band Concerts in Newent Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


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


Wildlife and the Natural Landscape

10th June 2018
Join us at the fabulous RSPB Newport Wetlands reserve

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


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


Counterfeit Stones Racenight

15th June 2018
Can't make the Stones big gig in Cardiff - Try this in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

17th June 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Father’s Day

17th June 2018
Is there any better way to treat Dad than with a Pie & Mash Dinner?

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope


Midsummer Song

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

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


The Great British Breakfast

23rd June 2018
Join us for a delicious, freshly made brunch, with a pint of Hillside beer.

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Usk Open Gardens

23rd June 2018 - 24th June 2018
Open gardens raising money for charity.

Held at Usk - Brynbuga in or near Usk


Coleford Grand Prix!

24th June 2018
A soapbox derby!

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


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


Hillside Brewery Tap – Open Mic Night

29th June 2018
Our monthly brewery tap – an open mic night - entertain or be entertained!

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope


Digital for starters

30th June 2018
A photo training session aimed at beginners in digital photography

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


It's all in the Vase

4th July 2018
Make a wonderful display in a simple container

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Caerleon Festival

5th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
A celebration of the arts

Held at Caerleon - Caerllion in or near Chepstow


Ross-on-Wye Country Music Festival

6th July 2018 - 8th July 2018
Music, stalls, camping fast draw

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


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


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

7th July 2018
Four general/landscape courses

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


The Monmouthshire Show

7th July 2018
A Great Family Show!

Held at Monmouth - Trefynwy in or near Monmouth


Ladies Evening with Scott Mills

13th July 2018
Carry on the party after 7 exciting races

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow


Capturing the Natural World

14th July 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


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

15th July 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Sunday Band Concert

15th July 2018
Air Band Concerts in Newent Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent


Popup Opera

15th July 2018
Opera, cider, and Hilary’s cakes and cream teas

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


RSC: Romeo and Juliet

18th July 2018
The most famous love story in literature

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth


Art Market

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

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Emma

22nd July 2018
A playful adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel - open-air theatre

Held at The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland


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


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

12th August 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


Herb Wreaths

15th August 2018
Create your own herb wreath to take home

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


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


The Taste of Monmouthshire

18th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
A boutique food and drink festival celebrating the area's finest food and drink

Held at The Shire Hall in or near Monmouth


Capturing the Natural World

18th August 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


THE FADDLE FAIR

26th August 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Art in Penallt

30th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
A four day event, featuring local and international artists and makers

Held at Capel Pentwyn in or near Monmouth


Ross Cider Festival

31st August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
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


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


Fruit & Vegetable Floral Arrangements

12th September 2018
A different way to get your 5 a day!

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Brockweir Soapbox Derby

15th September 2018
A time trial for non-power assisted karts down Mill Hill in Brockweir

Held at Brockweir in or near Chepstow


Guided Tour of Historic Harbour

16th September 2018
Including Lydney's lost fleet

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney


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


Monmouthshire Food Festival

13th October 2018 - 14th October 2018
Great foodie event held at Caldicot Castle

Held at Caldicot Castle Country Park in or near Chepstow


Magical Puzzlewood

13th October 2018
Puzzlewood is such a fantastic place to visit but very difficult to photograph well

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


Kite Day

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

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney


Magical Puzzlewood

14th October 2018
Puzzlewood is such a fantastic place to visit but very difficult to photograph well

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


Autumn Berries & Blooms

17th October 2018
Make a beautiful autumnal arrangement with berries and blooms

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


Dark Skies

20th October 2018
Low light photography is one of the trickiest skills to master

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


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

27th October 2018
Four general/landscape courses

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


Mastering the Light

23rd November 2018
Digital photography at Coombe Hill nature reserve

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


Christmas Wreath Making

28th November 2018 - 9th December 2018
Make your own Christmas wreath

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell


THE FADDLE FAIR

1st December 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford


Four Seasons at Wye Valley Arts

26th January 2019
Four general/landscape courses

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