Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean This Week: 19th – 25th June 2017

Wow! It’s hot here in the DeanWye this week, so we’re glad we can offer both inside and outside activities, depending on whether you are a sun worshipper or not! Enjoy woodland discoveries through art and find hidden creatures in Puzzlewood, improve your health through the Herefordshire Walking Festival or enjoy learning about edible flowers at Hart’s Barn Cookery School.
Whatever you decide to do, there are lots of reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week – and every week throughout the year!

EXHIBITION OF BLUEBELL PAINTINGS BY FIONA FRANK

19th June 2017 – 19th June 2017
You can almost smell them!

Held at Brockweir and Hewelsfield Village Shop in or near St Briavels

YEAR OF LITERARY HEROES & YEAR OF LEGENDS

19th June 2017 – 23rd June 2017
Magical sculptures, which will inspire your imagination

Held at Puzzlewood in or near Coleford

HEALTH & WELLBEING WEEK

19th June 2017 – 23rd June 2017
Events celebrating health and well-being opportunities for older adults (over 50)

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford

NEWNHAM LIVE – FESTIVAL OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC

19th June 2017 – 23rd June 2017
5 great acoustic acts in a picturesque setting overlooking the River Severn

Held at Newnham in or near Newnham

KEEPING LAND & CRAFTS ALIVE

19th June 2017 – 24th June 2017
An exhibition showcasing crafts and produce from Oaklands Park and The Grange Village

Held at The George Cafe in or near Newnham

HEREFORDSHIRE WALKING FESTIVAL

19th June 2017 – 25th June 2017
Set the time aside to join us for nine days of glorious summer walking

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

FILMS AT THE SAVOY, MONMOUTH

19th June 2017 – 30th June 2017
Films showing during June

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

CONCERTS AT THE BANDSTAND

19th June 2017 – 27th August 2017
Every Sunday afternoon during the summer

Held at Ross-on-Wye in or near Ross-on-Wye

HIDDEN IN THE LINING

19th June 2017 – 3rd September 2017
A new special exhibition in partnership with the British Museum

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow

POTTER’S WHEEL DAY OR WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

19th June 2017 – 2nd December 2017
Spend a relaxing day or weekend making pots on the potter’s wheel

Held at Eastnor Pottery & The Flying Potter in or near Newent

L3 LICHENS, LANDSCAPE AND LITERATURE

20th June 2017 – 16th July 2017
Contemporary stitched textiles inspired by the natural world

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

FLOWERS IN A JAM JAR OR JUG

21st June 2017
Make a wonderful display in a simple container

Held at Tudor Farmhouse Hotel in or near Clearwell

A SPIRIT AND PSYCHIC EVENING

23rd June 2017
2 mediums live on stage

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford

GILLOW CIDER FESTIVAL

23rd June 2017 – 25th June 2017
Cider, music, locally produced food, and camping in the grounds of Gillow Manor

Held at Ross-on-Wye in or near Ross-on-Wye

EDIBLE FLOWERS TALK & TASTING

23rd June 2017
A fun evening talk all about edible flower

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

THE CARPENTERS TRIBUTE NIGHT

23rd June 2017
A tribute show celebrating the wonderful music of ‘The Carpenters’

Held at Whitemead Forest Park in or near Parkend

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED

24th June 2017 – 27th June 2017
A comedy by Ben Brown performed by the Phoenix Theatre Company

Held at Ross-on-Wye in or near Ross-on-Wye

LYDNEY YACHT CLUB SUMMER RALLY

24th June 2017
Visiting boats from along the river and Bristol Channel create a colourful display

Held at Lydney Harbour in or near Lydney

DAY OUT WITH THOMAS

24th June 2017 – 25th June 2017
The ideal all day family activity

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester

USK OPEN GARDENS

24th June 2017 – 25th June 2017
Open gardens raising money for charity.

Held at Usk – Brynbuga in or near Usk

OPEN GARDENS

24th June 2017 – 25th June 2017
19 gardens open close to Ross town centre

Held at Ross-on-Wye in or near Ross-on-Wye

FLORA FRASER: BELOVED EMMA

25th June 2017
Renowned author Flora Fraser talks about Emma Hamilton

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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About timwyedean

Marketing and Communications Manager for Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism

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