Count Arthur Strong Fresh from his engagement in panto at the London Palladium no less, the legend of light entertainment arrives at the Savoy with his new show that pays tribute to the musicals, re-creating the poignant and salient moments for your delight. Tickets: £20 Savoy Theatre, Monmouth 1st March Cheltenham Festival Preview On Thursday, … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week
Half-term craft session Chepstow Museum is running its popular drop in craft session - they supply some ideas, templates and materials you bring your creativity to make your own special pieces! There are big tables to share with family and friends – so bring them along or arrange to meet up and spend an afternoon … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week
After a successful 2016 which saw a record 6.7 million visitors to the destination, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism is joining forces with Visit Wales to celebrate the Year of Legends. A new website and trail have been launched to encourage visitors to delve into the fables and folklore of the area. The … Continue reading Follow in the footsteps of Legends – Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism Association launches new trail for Visit Wales’ Year of Legends
A tourism business from Herefordshire has been nominated for a national tourism industry Award. Spotting a gap in the market for local tourism information in Herefordshire, Liz Hill set up her own company, Rural Concierge in 2013, to share her passion and knowledge of the local area with visitors, adding that personal touch. She is … Continue reading Hereford’s Liz Hill up for Visit England’s Tourism Superstar for 2017 award
Top 10 legendary locations to discover in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Stunning landscapes, ancient monuments, and unique natural features have inspired storytellers for thousands of years and this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is steeped in thrilling tales of legendary figures and mythical creatures. http://www.deanwyelegends.co.uk showcases this mythical tradition. As an area … Continue reading Top 10 legendary locations to discover in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
Yvette Farrell from Harts Barn Cookery School was recently on ITV1 Countrywise Kitchen sharing her knowledge on how to make an old heritage recipe from the heart of The Forest of Dean, Speech House Pudding. This snippet below was taken from ITV1 Countrywise Kitchen on ‘How to Make Speech House Pudding’. The snippet shows the … Continue reading How to make a Speech House Pudding
Newnham Artists exhibition The exhibition is a celebration of the work of local, amateur and professional artists. The exhibition features a range of artworks which explore landscapes, animals, portraits and abstract concepts. About the exhibitors Keith Baugh The works in this exhibition are paintings from Keith’s own photographs of iconic musicians, re-worked into original paintings. … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week
Following the successful 'Great Pottery Throw Down' TV programme in 2015, it is set to return to our screens on Thursday 2nd February 2017. Hosted by Sara Cox the popular programme will see a number of everyday people battle it out to create the best pottery pieces based on a specific brief. In celebration, Hot … Continue reading Great Pottery Throw Down returning to screens on Thursday 2nd Feb!