Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Places to stay, things to do, good food and drink

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

Food and Beer Pairing
Hillside Brewery have worked with working Infamous Catering to create 5 courses which have been specifically chosen to taste perfectly with five of their award-winning beers.

Course 1
Beer: Over The Hill Dark Mild
Food: Baba ganoush, pistachio dukka, crudites and flat breads

Course 2
Beer: Legend of Hillside English IPA
Food: Ham, quail egg and parsley terrine with mustard dressing and melba toast

Course 3
Beer: Summit Ruby Ale
Food: Aberdeen angus, chorizo, mushroom and Summit stew with buttery colcannon

Course 4
Beer: Freik Lambic (Cherry Sour from Belgium)
Food: Black cherry chocolate tiramisu cheese cake and cherry glaze

Course 5
Beer: Legless Cow Best Bitter
Food: Mature Gouda, digestive biscuits and legless cow apple chutney

Ross Cider Festival

A weekend of camping, food, music and cider! 2nd, 3rd and 4th September

This is £40 per person for £55 total with camping
Children under 16 do not need a ticket.

Music and food from 2 p.m. until midnight

Summer Holidays at Taurus Crafts
PAINT YOUR OWN POT. Paint pottery items and have them glazed and fired. (20min approx), from £6. 23rd July till 31st August, All Ages, 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00.

STONE CARVING with Cats Eye Carving, £5.00 to have a go (20min), £20.00 to carve a design on a 4” square piece of stone to take home (45min) 31st August. Age 5+. 10.30 -4.30.

JEWELLERY & WIRE HEARTS with Balm Jewellery, make beautiful beaded jewellery or a heart decoration with new and up-cycled beads (20 min approx) £3.50, 16th, 23rd & 30th August. All Ages. 11.00-4.00.

WEDNESDAY WORKSHOP. Create something different every Wednesday with Mad Dog Designs using recycled materials. (20min approx), Free, 31st August. All Ages. 11.00-1.00 + 2.00-4.00.

FINGER KNITTING with Silk Road Bazaar. Learn this innovative technique to create your own stunning necklace and bracelet. (2hr workshop), £25 (Includes enough yarn and buttons to make x3 necklace/bracelet set) 31st August. Adults and Children age 10+ Booking Only, 01594 840789.
Music at Tintern

Come to the Old Station Tintern throughout the summer for fantastic musical performances from 2pm – 4pm:

  • Sunday 4th Sept – Tripling Trio (Post-graduate RWCMD woodwind instrumentalists)
  • Sunday 18th September – The JAZZ LAdZZ (Jazz/funk fusion)

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This entry was posted on 30 August 2016 by in Do something different.
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