Forest & Valley Open Studios 2016, Taster Exhibition at Taurus Crafts

Taurus Crafts are the proud hosts of this year's taster exhibition in Lydney, which aims to provide visitors with a snapshot of the talented artists  opening their studios to all  as part of the Open Studios event. So you can see the artworks, before planning your visits to the studios to meet the artists. Tom Haverly, Marketing … Continue reading Forest & Valley Open Studios 2016, Taster Exhibition at Taurus Crafts

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

Chepstow Festival The Chepstow Arts and Community Festival is a month long celebration of theatre, music and creativity in the town. With over 80 events being staged by a wide range of community groups. This years Festival is underway. The Festival will culminate on 24 July 2016 with a 200th anniversary celebration of the opening … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

The top 5 picnic spots in the Dean Wye

With the summer well and truly on the way, it is the perfect time to dig out the picnic basket, get the family together and enjoy some laughs and of course some sandwiches! The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has some fantastic picnic spots for you and your family to enjoy this summer: Tintern … Continue reading The top 5 picnic spots in the Dean Wye

WVFDTA Member, Rachel Shilston wins prestigious award!

Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association member and founder of Inspiring Creativity, Rachel Shilston won the prestigious Creative Woman of the Year Award at a glittering awards ceremony, courtesy of the Gloucestershire Women of the Year Awards. Held at the Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire on Thursday 16th June 2016 the Gloucestershire Women of … Continue reading WVFDTA Member, Rachel Shilston wins prestigious award!

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

It's been a rainy weekend but there's bright week ahead in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Frankenstein Fest Marking the anniversary of a remarkable night 200 years ago, June 16 2016 when the spark was ignited that created one of the most iconic horror stories of them all… With the celebrations of Chepstow’s … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

Top 5 famous people from the Dean Wye

The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley has been home to many well known actors, artists, inspirational writers and cultural individuals. Continue reading to see who you might recognise: Frank Oz Born in Hereford in 1944, Frank Oz is a puppeteer and filmmaker. He began his career as a puppeteer for Jim Henson’s Muppet characters … Continue reading Top 5 famous people from the Dean Wye

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

Frankenstein Fest Marking the anniversary of a remarkable night 200 years ago, June 16 2016 when the spark was ignited that created one of the most iconic horror stories of them all… With the celebrations of Chepstow’s Wye Bridge opening in July 1816, came the idea of marking other events that made 1816 significant. It … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week

#GothereUK in 2016 with Go Outdoors

Go Outdoors have pulled together a list of 100 exciting places across the UK for you and your family to visit and enjoy during 2016! Whether you want to climb the highest peaks, explore ancient caves or take in stunning views, Go Outdoors have thought of everything. Here at Dean Wye we are extremely happy … Continue reading #GothereUK in 2016 with Go Outdoors