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: 11th – 18th September 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 steam and diesel railway events, food shows and festivals, a hedgehog festival and fiesta at Tintern – plus lots 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.

 

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

 

AUTUMN EXHIBITION

Today – 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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HEREFORDSHIRE ART WEEK

Today – 17th September 2017
Nine day art trail featuring artists, craft makers and creative businesses

Held at Hereford in or near Hereford

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ENCOUNTERING BEAUTY

Today – 1st October 2017
The Landscape Art of Meg Stevens

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

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MEDITATION FOR DAILY LIFE

13th September 2017
Meditation can help you achieve your sense of health and well being

Held at The Kymin in or near Monmouth

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BON GIOVI

14th September 2017 – 16th September 2017
Al and Bet live a humdrum life until they win a “Romantic Break” for 2 in Paris.

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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FRENCH CUISINE

15th September 2017
Through demo and hands on working we will explore some enduring French classics

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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DIESEL GALA

15th September 2017 – 17th September 2017
The quiet of the Forest of Dean is broken by the roar of the big diesel engines

Held at Dean Forest Railway in or near Lydney

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CHELSEA BUNS, TEA CAKES AND FRUIT BREADS

16th September 2017
Learn to Bake Buns and More!

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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ANNUAL STEAM GALA

16th September 2017 – 17th September 2017
An action packed day

Held at Perrygrove Railway in or near Coleford

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BOTTOMLESS BEER BRUNCH

16th September 2017
Who doesn’t love a good weekend brunch?

Held at Hillside Brewery in or near Longhope

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LIGHT UP THE SKY

16th September 2017
Light up the Night Charity Walk for Tenovus Cancer Care

Held at Whitestone in or near Tintern

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ROBIN & BINA WILLIAMSON

16th September 2017
East West harmonies with a unique interweave of songs, stories and music

Held at Mackenzie Hall in or near Tintern

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BREAD BASICS

16th September 2017
Spend the morning conquering the basics of making bread.

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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ABERGAVENNY FOOD FESTIVAL

16th September 2017 – 17th September 2017
The Abergavenny Food Festival is one of the biggest and best-known in the UK.

Held at Abergavenny – Y Fenni in or near Abergavenny

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WOBAGE ARTISAN MARKET

16th September 2017
A one-day spectacular market place of contemporary crafts and fine foods

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

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THE MUSIC OF COLOUR: THE ART OF JAMES ABBOTT MCNEILL WHISTLER

16th September 2017
Discover the artist and his work with Eleanor Bird

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

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BIG WELSH CAR SHOW 2017

17th September 2017
Charity event for Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research)

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

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SOURDOUGH BREAD : ARTISAN BREAD MAKING

17th September 2017
Learn how to make delicious artisan breads using sourdough

Held at Harts Barn Cookery School in or near Longhope

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CARMEN BY THE LAKE

17th September 2017
Bizet’s epic opera staged on one of the most spectacular locations in the world

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

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SUMMER FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW

17th September 2017
Classes for flowers,vegetables,cookery

Held at Dymock Parish Hall in or near Newent

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THE HEDGEHOG FESTIVAL

17th September 2017
A fun day celebrating Ross’s links to the hedgehog

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

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SALLY NEX, GARDENER AND WRITER

18th September 2017
Sally is a professional gardener who loves to grow anything edible!

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

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TINTERN FIESTA 2017

18th September 2017 – 24th September 2017
Join us for a week of exciting events

Held at The Old Station Tintern in or near Tintern

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About timwyedean

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

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