Local photographer Ewart Woolley lights the way with fascinating Forest images

From Saturday 4th October until Sunday 16th November 2014 local photographer Ewart Woolley will be sharing his eye catching array of photographs which highlight the beauty to the Forest of Dean, and Severn and Wye estuaries. Ewart’s fascinating work focuses on the lighting extremes which can be found at dawn and dusk and he is … Continue reading Local photographer Ewart Woolley lights the way with fascinating Forest images

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Michelin star winners 2015!

We've got big news about two local winners in the 2015 Michelin Star Guide... A huge congratulations to The Walnut Tree Inn who have done it once again for the seventh year running! It's no surprise they've held onto their award, proving time and time again they are experts in the culinary world. Secondly, we'd like to say a big well done to … Continue reading Michelin star winners 2015!

Autumn adventures in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

With autumn officially upon us the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley are getting ready for the cooler months with lots of autumn activities. With brewery experiences, cider making and Halloween fun, there’ll be something on offer for everyone to enjoy! Now that summer is gone we thought you would like to know what exciting activities … Continue reading Autumn adventures in the Forest of Dean & Wye Valley

Ross Walking Festival 2014

The sixth annual Ross-on-Wye Walking Festival is scheduled for this weekend with the programme line up looking better than ever! There are a lot of tracks and trails on offer for all walking levels as well as cycling, canoeing and cruises in the mix. The walking festival is on from the 26th to the 28th … Continue reading Ross Walking Festival 2014

Fascinating Forest Exhibition

Local photographer Ewart Woolley lights the way with fascinating Forest images exhibition. From Saturday 4th October until Sunday 16th November 2014 local photographer Ewart Woolley will be sharing his eye catching array of photographs which highlight the beauty to the Forest of Dean, and Severn and Wye estuaries. Ewart’s fascinating work focuses on the lighting … Continue reading Fascinating Forest Exhibition

Abergavenny Food Festival 2014

The Abergavenny Food Festival is on again this year with two action-packed days of food, activities and entertainment. With guest performers, book signings and celebrity chefs, you won’t want to miss out on the Abergavenny action. This year’s food festival, the 20th and 21st of September, is set to be a huge weekend for avid foodies and … Continue reading Abergavenny Food Festival 2014

Artist Tony Phillips at the Dean Heritage Centre

Touring artist Tony Phillips will be taking up residency at the Dean Heritage Centre as one of several residencies for his Heritage and Contemporary life project.From Tuesday the 9th until Thursday the 11th of September will be at the Dean Heritage Centre to explore different aspects of English culture and its visual characteristics for hid … Continue reading Artist Tony Phillips at the Dean Heritage Centre

Forest men of iron and steel

In the first half of the eighteenth century significant developments in the production of iron and steel took place in the Forest of Dean, the work of father and son metallurgists, David and Robert Mushet. Local artist Tom Cousins has celebrated these early industrialists with a mural on a blank wall in Coleford close to … Continue reading Forest men of iron and steel

Wear the Forest of Dean

The new catalogue from White Stuff arrived last week and looking through it we spotted this dress call The Forest of Dean.  Very nice too - my wife likes it!  However, we are struggling to establish the connection with the beautiful Forest of Dean where we live. Maroon (or cranberry crush as White Stuff call it) … Continue reading Wear the Forest of Dean