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Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 7-13th August 2017

School Holidays are with us 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, and cookery school!

Whatever the weather may be, you’ll find something to do in the #DeanWye area.

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

 

CONCERTS AT THE BANDSTAND

Today – 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

Today – 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

Today – 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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WILDLIFE TREASURES

Today – 3rd September 2017
A rare opportunity to see a selection of original paintings and sculptures

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

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WARREN DAY – FOREST ROUTES

Today – 28th August 2017
A mixed media exhibition of illustrative, realistic, rural Forest landscapes

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

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HOLIDAYS ART ACTIVITY DAYS

Today – 2nd June 2017
A range of our popular art activity days for children aged 3 to 18

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

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MUSIC ON THE PLATFORM

Today – 3rd September 2017
Fantastic musical performances every Sunday afternoon during the summer

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

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FILMS AT THE SAVOY, MONMOUTH

Today – 31st August 2017
Films showing during August

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS

Today – 3rd September 2017
A programme of creativity for families this summer holiday

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

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TALES AND TEXTILES WORKSHOP FOR KIDS

8th August 2017
Create a batik picture inspired by the stories, or motifs in Indian textiles

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

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TASTER SESSIONS FOR 8-16YR OLDS

9th August 2017
Try kayaking and stand-up paddleboard

Held at Way2go Adventures in or near Symonds Yat

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KIDS’ COOKERY: PASTA MAKING

10th August 2017
Children love getting hands-on to make fresh pasta!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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KIDS’ COOKERY: MAKING SIMPLE MEALS

10th August 2017
learn how to make meals that children can easily replicate at home

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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WELSH CIDER, PERRY AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

11th August 2017 – 13th August 2017
A celebration of cider and perry from Monmouthshire and the surrounding areas

Held at Trellech in or near Monmouth

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DOWN ON THE FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL

11th August 2017 – 13th August 2017
Great bands in rural Herefordshire

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

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COMMUNITY FUN DAY

12th August 2017
Free Fun event

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

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RUARDEAN CARNIVAL

12th August 2017
To include the annual Horlicks world record drinking competition.

Held at Ruardean in or near Cinderford

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CHEPSTOW SHOW

12th August 2017
The annual Chepstow Show at the Racecourse

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

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BRASS BAND CONCERT

13th August 2017
Bream Silver Band play on the open air stage in the Park

Held at Newent Lake Park in or near Newent

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IT’S A DOG’S DAY

13th August 2017
Dog show and doggy entertainment

Held at Elton Giant Mazes and Activities Maze in or near Newnham

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UKULELE DAY

13th August 2017
Lots of local ukulele bands

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

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