Celebrations at Glewstone Court

When Bill & Christine Reeve-Tucker moved into Glewstone Court in the cold, wintry February of 1987 their adventure attracted both local and national publicity.  25 years on, on a wet and windy August Bank Holiday, they celebrated with an informal Open House for customers, suppliers, family and friends featuring lots to drink and a barbecue … Continue reading Celebrations at Glewstone Court

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As You Like It in Penallt

Once again on August 27th, Bank Holiday Monday, the tiny hilltop village of Penallt, just 4 miles South of Monmouth, hosts a matinee performance (3pm) by the Rain or Shine Theatre Company of Shakespeare’s iconic and hilarious play As You Like It. It is set in the outdoor arena at Babington Meadow, a beautiful and … Continue reading As You Like It in Penallt

‘Unearthed’ exhibition at the Dean Heritage Centre

‘Unearthed’ – what did trilobites eat for tea and why did ammonites have blue blood? Three giant fossils have come back to life and crawled out of the sea to spend part of the summer at the Dean Heritage Centre. From Monday 20th until Friday 31st August, visitors to the Dean Heritage Centre can see … Continue reading ‘Unearthed’ exhibition at the Dean Heritage Centre

Countryfile Team at the Speech House in the Forest of Dean

Peter Hands and his staff at The Speech House Hotel were delighted to host John Craven & his BBC Countryfile colleagues recently when they were filming in the Royal Forest of Dean. John  met & presented to a select group of invitees to The Speech House, the film “The Major” made 60 years ago by the BBC. … Continue reading Countryfile Team at the Speech House in the Forest of Dean