Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

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Reasons to Visit The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 15th – 20th August 2017

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, plays, Thomas the Tank Engine, plus the Forest of Dean Mummers!

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 next time.

 

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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WELSH CIDER, PERRY AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

Today – 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

Today – 13th August 2017
Great bands in rural Herefordshire

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

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AN INTRODUCTION TO ARTISAN BREAD MAKING

15th August 2017
Make delicious wholesome bread that doesn’t cost a fortune.

Held at Hot Pot Pottery – tea-room, gallery and pottery studio in or near Symonds Yat

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HOOVES AND GROOVES RACE NIGHT WITH KILLER QUEEN

17th August 2017
Horse racing with Killer Queen Tribute Band

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

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CASTELL ROC

17th August 2017 – 28th August 2017
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

18th August 2017
Open-air theatre in a beautiful setting

Held at Raglan Castle in or near Raglan

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DAY OUT WITH THOMAS

18th August 2017 – 20th August 2017
ONE AMAZING DAY FOR YOUNGSTERS (AND MUMS, DADS AND GRANDPARENTS)!

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

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FOREST OF DEAN MUMMERS

19th August 2017
A new summer mumming play tours the Forst

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

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WIGGLE SUPER SERIES WYE VALLEY WARRIOR SPORTIV

19th August 2017
As beautiful as it is challenging! Starting from Chepstow Racecourse

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

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CAPTURING THE NATURAL WORLD

19th August 2017
A hands-on day taking photographs on Kate Humble’s farm near Monmouth

Held at Forest Of Dean School Of Photography in or near St Briavels

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KNIGHT’S TOURNAMENT

19th August 2017 – 20th August 2017
Brandishing blades and bows, they’ll face each other in a test of strength and skill

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich

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MISFIT PEARL AT THE FOREST FOLK CLUB

20th August 2017
Jane Pearl was Americana years before the term was coined. She is the real Deal

Held at Royal Oak, Whitecroft in or near Parkend

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

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