Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

There’s still a few days left of the Easter Holidays and plenty of chances for fun in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Get Crafty with Chepstow Museum Come and spend a few hours being creative together. Chepstow Museum supply some initial ideas, help, templates, and materials and then you can make them your … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

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Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Photography Courses with David Broadbent

Forest of Dean & Wye Valley School of Photography founder, David Broadbent, has been chosen by the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) to run their 2016 wildlife photography courses. The courses, all held on GWT reserves, are available to all and can be booked via the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust website. The first course is on Sunday … Continue reading Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust Photography Courses with David Broadbent

The UK Small Farm Shop of the Year 2016 is on our doorstep

Family owned and run Hanley Farm Shop & Café at Tidenham near Chepstow has been recognised at the best Small Farm Shop of the Year 2016 for the entire UK. FARMA, the trade body representing around 500 farm retailers across the UK, announced the winners of the national farm retail and farmer Lyndon Edwards proudly … Continue reading The UK Small Farm Shop of the Year 2016 is on our doorstep

Great Moos for Local Cow Artist

Visitors to Labels Shopping, Ross-on-Wye will soon be able to view a huge wall-size cow mural painted by professional local artist, Sam Morris. Sam, who specialises in realistic paintings of champion pedigree cattle for farmers, auctioneers, breeders and collectors also designs commercial stylized illustrations which she sells all over the UK including at the new … Continue reading Great Moos for Local Cow Artist

Volley of voices along the valley

Choirs from Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and the Forest of Dean are being offered a fantastic chance to showcase their singing at key events during this year’s Wye Valley River Festival. “It’s a chance for established choirs in and around the Wye Valley to bring themselves to the attention of new audiences. We are calling on them … Continue reading Volley of voices along the valley

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

It's almost Easter and with spring in the air there's plenty to keep you busy in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. From Easter Egg hunts in Puzzlewood and Chepstow Museum to a spot of Morris Dancing - find your own adventure this Bank Holiday weekend. Chepstow Racecourse On the 28th March the racecourse hosts … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

New sculptures arriving at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

This year the Sculpture Trail located in the Forest of Dean, will be welcoming some new arrivals. Four brand new sculptures will be unveiled from March through to July, just in time for the summer holidays. The ‘Sentient Forest’ installed in March, is the first exciting new sculpture. Created by Andrea Roe, the sculpture is … Continue reading New sculptures arriving at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

Florence and Uffizi Gallery A new film by Discover Arts, launches a new series that will give cinema audiences an opportunity to explore some of the world’s most captivating galleries, in the company of world experts and with the most advanced photographic technology. This film journeys into the city that was the cradle of the … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week

Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens is shortlisted in The Regional Awards

We are really proud to announce that one of our members, Wyndcliffe Court, has been shortlisted for a prestigious Cultural Attraction Award in The Regional Awards. They are Grade II listed, situated along the Wye Valley, showcasing contemporary sculptures by local and well-known British artists on their stunning grounds. Sponsored by It’s On Cardiff, The … Continue reading Wyndcliffe Court Sculpture Gardens is shortlisted in The Regional Awards

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

The Severn Bore The Severn Bore is one of Britain's few truly spectacular natural phenomena. The tidal surge travels up the River Severn where the tidal range is the 2nd highest in the world, creating waves as high as 50 feet! Local surfers and kayakers are expected to take to the river for what will … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week