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: 18 – 23 July 2017

School Holidays are approaching (for some they’ve already started!) so have a look at some of the many reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week, including activities for kids, exhibitions, art, tribute acts, Coleford Music Festival and a steam rally.

If you can’t make it this week, have a look at our What’s On page for ideas for the next few weeks.

See you soon!

PANORAMIC RIVER SEVERN DRAWINGS

18th July 2017 – 29th July 2017
An exhibition by Carolyn Black

Held at The George Cafe in or near Newnham

DETAILS

 

FILMS AT THE SAVOY, MONMOUTH

18th July 2017 – 31st July 2017
Films showing during July

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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CONCERTS AT THE BANDSTAND

18th July 2017 – 27th August 2017
Every Sunday afternoon during the summer

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

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HIDDEN IN THE LINING

18th July 2017 – 3rd September 2017
A new special exhibition in partnership with the British Museum

Held at Chepstow Museum in or near Chepstow

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POTTER’S WHEEL DAY OR WEEKEND WORKSHOPS

18th July 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

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KATY PERRY TRIBUTE SHOW

21st July 2017
A show full of bright colours, glitter, lollipops, cupcakes, feathers ….

Held at Bells Hotel in or near Coleford

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STEAMPUNK AND PIRATES WEEKEND

22nd July 2017 – 23rd July 2017
Recreating aspects of life aboard ships for the REAL pirates of yesteryear

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

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NEWENT TOWN OPEN DAY

22nd July 2017
Come and see what Newent offers

Held at Newent in or near Newent

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TEXTILE AND COSTUME DAY

22nd July 2017
Explore an amazing textile tradition of North East India

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

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MUCH MARCLE STEAM RALLY

22nd July 2017 – 23rd July 2017
A superb array of Steam Traction Engines and vintage vehicles and machines

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

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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS

22nd July 2017 – 3rd September 2017
A programme of creativity for families this summer holiday

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

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COLEFORD MUSIC FESTIVAL

22nd July 2017 – 23rd July 2017
A free family festival held in the town centre of Coleford, Forest of Dean

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

DETAILS

 

SKENFRITH OPEN GARDENS

23rd July 2017
Over 20 gardens open in this beautiful border village

Held at Skenfrith in or near Abergavenny

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FREE SUMMER GARDEN PARTY

23rd July 2017
In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support!

Held at Old Court Hotel in or near Symonds Yat

 

 

 

About Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism

Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism (WVFDT) was formed in 2006 and is the official Destination Management Organisation representing the interests of over 300 members.

Managed by a 10-strong voluntary board, supported by professional advisors, the Forestry Commission and the AONB, it is funded by member subscriptions, the Forest of Dean District Council, Monmouthshire Council (via VisitWales), the Forestry Commission, and grant funding for specific projects.

Tourism in the Forest of Dean and Monmouthshire contributes £141.5 million and £158.1 million respectively to the local economies.  WVFDT members include tourist attractions, accommodation providers, outdoor activities, food producers, events and services.

The Association delivers four key functions:

  1. To represent the local tourism industry at local and national level
  2. To promote and raise the profile of Wye Valley and Forest of Dean
  3. To support members to improve and market their businesses
  4. To enable member businesses to work together

Any business interested in being part of WVFDT should visit www.wyedeantourism.co.uk or contact info@wyedeantourism.co.uk.

 

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About timwyedean

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

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