New DVD Released – A Year on the Wye

Take a trip down the River Wye. Start early in the year in the Plynlimon Hills. Follow the Wye from Mid Wales to the borders between England and Wales. Finally, in Autumn, arrive at the mouth of the river, and the Severn Estuary. Star Video’s first DVD release is ‘A Year on the Wye’. Through … Continue reading New DVD Released – A Year on the Wye

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Garden Gifts – an exhibition at St Briavels in the Forest of Dean

GARDEN GIFTS is the title of The Mariana-Art Gallery Summer Exhibition which runs in St. Briavels, from Saturday 25th June to Sunday 10th July.  At this year’s event, guest artist, Gillian Horsfield will be exhibiting her botanical watercolours, including her prize winning entry at the Monmouthshire Show 2010.  Gillian leads a double life – working … Continue reading Garden Gifts – an exhibition at St Briavels in the Forest of Dean

New book on the Forest of Dean by photographer Chris Morris

Simply titled 'The Forest of Dean: photographs by Chris Morris', the book's subject matter covers many of the cultural and traditional features that make the Dean so unusual an area. As well as dramatic landscapes the vivid contemporary photography celebrates the working freeminers, 'commoners', salmon fishermen and a coracle maker, as well as a surprise picture … Continue reading New book on the Forest of Dean by photographer Chris Morris

A History of Welsh Pirates at Abergavenny Museum

You might be surprised to hear that quite a lot of the most famous pirates were Welsh. Although a very small country with a small population, Welsh ports provided crews for ships that travelled all over the world. Some of the sailors, either by inclination, bad luck or force, ended up on pirate ships. The … Continue reading A History of Welsh Pirates at Abergavenny Museum