What’s On this week and Bank Holiday Weekend, 20-27th August 2018, in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Here are the events and activities taking place in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week and the August Bank Holiday long weekend.

If you’re looking for summer fun, excitement, fesivals or music, you’ll find them here in the #DeanWye region.

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

BANDS IN THE PARK

Today – 26th August 2018
Free concert at the bandstand on Sundays throughout the summer

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

SHINRIN-YOKU (FOREST BATHING)

Today – 29th August 2018
Discover shinrin-yoku – increase your health and wellbeing with forest bathing

Held at Forest near Speech House in or near Coleford

VINEYARD TOURS

Today – 30th August 2018
Guided tour of the vineyard followed by a tutored tasting of our award winning wines

Held at Parva Farm Vineyard in or near Tintern

THE MAGIC LAMP – DREAMS OF OUR AGE

Today – 2nd September 2018
An exhibition of original art works – words by Ben Okri, images by Rosemary Clunie

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny

ANIMAL, VEGETABLE, MINERAL

Today – 9th September 2018
Sculptures, prints and drawings all inspired by the wonders of the natural world

Held at Nature in Art in or near Gloucester

HANDS ON HISTORY- ROUNDHEADS AND CAVALIERS

Today – 31st August 2018
Our crew will bring history to life every day throughout the holidays

Held at Goodrich Castle in or near Goodrich

FILMS AT THE SAVOY, MONMOUTH

Today – 31st August 2018
Films showing during August

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

DROP-IN-AND-MAKE

Today – 30th August 2018
Our popular drop in craft afternoon during the holidays

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

CINDERFORD TO LYDNEY – A FOREST JOURNEY BY IVOR RICHARDS

Today – 1st September 2018
A sonic journey, with creative narrative, along the railway line

Held at Dean Heritage Centre in or near Cinderford

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHOPS

Today – 2nd September 2018
A programme of creativity for families this holiday

Held at Taurus Crafts in or near Lydney

CASTELL ROC

Today – 2nd September 2018
Annual festival held within a stunning iconic Castle in Chepstow

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow

LITTER CRITTERS SWARM THE FOREST OF DEAN

Today – 4th September 2018
Creepy crawlies created from litter reclaimed from the forest floor

Held at Beechenhurst Lodge Vistor Centre in or near Coleford

THE FARMER’S BOY INN BURGER WEEK

Today – 24th August 2018
Celebrate National Burger Week with a specially designed Burger Menu

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope

THE FARMER’S BOY INN BRITISH BEER WEEK

Today – 26th August 2018
Celebrate Britain’s national alcoholic drink and help us spread beery love

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope

THE DREAMBOYS

22nd August 2018
The most successful and famous male strippers in UK history

Held at Savoy Theatre in or near Monmouth

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

22nd August 2018
Champagne and picnics are permitted at this outdoor version of Jane Austen’s play

Held at Abergavenny Museum in or near Abergavenny

SUMMER AFTERNOON RACING

23rd August 2018
Experience the thrill of a raceday, with 7 races on the card

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

11th July 2018
Open-air theatre in a stunning location

Held at Chepstow Castle in or near Chepstow

THE BIG UGLY BURGER NIGHT

24th August 2018
12 Inch Homemade British 100% Beef Burger

Held at The Farmers Boy Inn in or near Longhope

OLLIEFEST 2018

24th August 2018 – 26th August 2018
A free music festival

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

CHEPSTOW VEGAN FAIR

25th August 2018
A diverse range of plant based products and brands for you to browse

Held at Chepstow Drill Hall in or near Chepstow

FESTIVAL SATURDAY

25th August 2018
Brass band plays a selection of entertaining pieces

Held at Scarr Bandstand in or near Coleford

THE FADDLE FAIR

26th August 2018
An Artisan and Craft Market

Held at Coleford in or near Coleford

BIG BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY FAMILY RACE DAY WITH ANDY DAY AND PAW PATROL!

27th August 2018
7 races and bundles of free family entertainment on site

Held at Chepstow Racecourse in or near Chepstow

PARKEND CARNIVAL

27th August 2018
The biggest and longest running carnival in the Forest of Dean

Held at Parkend in or near Parkend

RAGLAN DAY

27th August 2018
Annual family fun day

Held at Raglan – Rhaglan in or near Raglan

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