Welsh Wine Week

This year Welsh Wine Week runs from Sat. 25th May until Sun. 2nd June. It is an exciting time for Welsh vineyards with our wines now being accepted as good in their own right and able to stand up against the rest of the world. The newly formed Welsh Vineyards Association will be doing their … Continue reading Welsh Wine Week



New Book: Walking in the Forest of Dean, 25 Routes in the Historic Royal Forest by Mike Dunn, £12.95, Cicerone Press Ltd, ISBN: 9781852846893 From short relatively simple strolls of 4 miles to challenging all-day sections of long-distance trails including Offa's Dyke Path and the Gloucestershire Way, the 25 graded routes in this handy guidebook will … Continue reading WALKING IN THE FOREST OF DEAN


  We’ve all waited a long time for a glimpse of warmer, sunnier weather and many gardens are weeks behind normal.  But if you want to see colourful petals and leaves in full bloom, then visit the Mariana-Art Gallery in St. Briavels in the next few weeks, where the walls of the gallery will be … Continue reading PETALS & LEAVES – ART & PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

PETAL POWER – An exhibition of floral fashion fabric designs

Chepstow Museum is bursting into bloom with an exhibition of floral fashion fabric designs created by female designers in the years following the First World War, when women began making their mark in a previously male dominated world.  Original hand drawn and painted textile designs intended for flowery voiles, muslins and silks, together with fabric … Continue reading PETAL POWER – An exhibition of floral fashion fabric designs