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: Sept 4th – 10th 2017

Autumn is officially here and what a beautiful time to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean as in the coming weeks the leaves turn and the Forest becomes a colourful and stunning world to explore!

This week in the DeanWye we have an exhibition by internationally renowned artist Mary Rose, an evening with John le Carre, Heritage Open Days, the Usk Show and the famous Newent Onion Fayre amongst our events – plus lots more more listed around Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Herefordshire to enjoy.

Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time of year, 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.

 

FILMS AT THE SAVOY, MONMOUTH

Today – 9th September 2017
Films showing during September

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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ART EXHIBITION

Today – 9th September 2017
An exhibition by Goodrich Art Group

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

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GOLDWORK GUILD

Today – 10th September 2017
A selection of nature inspired works using one of the oldest embroidery techniques

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

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MARY ROSE YOUNG – NEW WORK

Today – 8th October 2017
An exhibition of drawings, digital art and one-off pottery pieces by Mary Rose Young

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

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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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LAW, LIFE AND LANDSCAPE

Today – 31st December 2017
Hereford Cathedral has put its 1217 Magna Carta on display in a special exhibition

Held at Hereford Cathedral in or near Hereford

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JOHN LE CARRE: AN EVENING WITH GEORGE SMILEY

7th September 2017
Live from the Royal Festival Hall – one of Britain’s most renowned authors.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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HERITAGE OPEN DAYS

7th September 2017 – 10th September 2017
Visit secret places in the Forest not normally open.

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

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AUTUMN EXHIBITION

8th September 2017 – 17th September 2017
The Gallery will be stocked with new work by the Wobage Makers

Held at Wobage Makers Gallery in or near Ross-on-Wye

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UNDER MILK WOOD

9th September 2017
Dylan Thomas’ only play conjures a vivid picture of life, loves, hopes and dreams

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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BUSKING FESTIVAL

9th September 2017
Music and performers all day

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

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HISTORIC TALK – “THE CATHEDRAL OF THE FOREST”

9th September 2017
A tour and talk on the history of the church

Held at The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland

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THE USK SHOW

9th September 2017
One of the largest one day shows in Wales

Held at Usk – Brynbuga in or near Usk

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POP-UP TEA SHOP

9th September 2017
Delicious Local Home Made Cakes and Afternoon Tea in this historic church

Held at The Cathedral Of The Forest in or near Newland

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OPEN DOORS 2017: PENCIL DRAWING CLASS

9th September 2017
Bring out the artist within you and receive tips and guidance on your drawing

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth

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HEREFORDSHIRE ART WEEK

9th September 2017 – 17th September 2017
Nine day art trail featuring arists, craftmakers and creative businesses

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

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NEWENT ONION FAYRE

9th September 2017
Gloucestershire’s Largest Free to Enter One Day Festival

Held at Newent in or near Newent

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PASSING THE BATON

9th September 2017
Outdoor theatre based on local people’s memories of the Bands of the Forest

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford

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CLASSIC VEHICLE DAY

10th September 2017
Historic road transport with a backdrop of vintage trains

Held at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway in or near Gloucester

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VINTAGE SHOW

10th September 2017
Display of vintage vehicles and machinery

Held at The Speech House Hotel in or near Coleford

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OPEN DOORS 2017: WATER-COLOUR CLASS

10th September 2017
Bring out the Turner within and create your own watercolour masterpiece

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth

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STEEP AND NATURAL COACHING/GUIDING DAY

10th September 2017
Advanced coaching and guided ride discovering the steep and natural “secret spots”

Held at Pedalabikeaway Cycle Centre in or near Coleford

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About timwyedean

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

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