Quirky Easter Things to Do in the DeanWye

There are lots of traditional Easter things you can enjoy in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, but here are a selection of slightly quirky ideas you may want to look at instead! Happy Easter! Potty about Easter Your family will all love eggs-ploring their creative sides thanks to the exciting menu of pottery … Continue reading Quirky Easter Things to Do in the DeanWye

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Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 15th – 21st Jan: 2018

There are some great events coming up this week in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean, among them the ancient Wassail and Mari Lwyd in Chepstow, Burns Night, cooking, cheese making, Winter Owl Evenings a Psychic Night and Comedy too. See what takes your fancy! Whatever the weather may be, and whatever the time … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 15th – 21st Jan: 2018

NEW LANDMARK SCULPTURE FOR FOREST OF DEAN SCULPTURE TRAIL

Cusp by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva Internationally acclaimed artist, Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva is to make a major new sculpture for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, entitled Cusp.  Commissioned by Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust, a registered charity, in partnership with Forestry Commission England, the sculpture is due for completion in late Spring 2018. The new sculpture will … Continue reading NEW LANDMARK SCULPTURE FOR FOREST OF DEAN SCULPTURE TRAIL

Newent to Celebrate a Champion Horse

The Newent Initiative Trust is celebrating a grant of £2,000 from the Honourable Company of Gloucestershire. The grant will go towards the creation of a life size bronze sculpture of Newent’s Olympic dressage champion Valegro, to commemorate the horse’s unrivalled contribution to British Dressage. The sculpture will be created by a local artist and cast … Continue reading Newent to Celebrate a Champion Horse

Archaeology Open Day at Soudley Camp

An archaeology open day is being held at Soudley Camp on Sunday 29th October 2017, 11am-3pm, including site tours, children's activities and a display of finds that have been discovered. Archaeological investigations of the Camp are being carried out by a team of local volunteers and archaeologists from Worcestershire Archive & Archaeology over the last … Continue reading Archaeology Open Day at Soudley Camp

Reason to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 29th Aug – 4th Sept 2017

As the Summer Holidays are drawing to an end we still offer year round events and things to do here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean! This week in the DeanWye we have amongst other things, a cider festival, Vespers at Tintern Abbey, kids activities and several exhibitions. Whatever the weather may be, … Continue reading Reason to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 29th Aug – 4th Sept 2017

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

Top 25 Free Activities in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Enjoy a summer of free family fun in and around the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean with these activities! For more ideas visit our website   NB Parking charges may apply in some places Sculpture Trail The 4-mile trail features sculptures created by artists to interpret the Forest environment and the history of this … Continue reading Top 25 Free Activities in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 24th-30th July 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 the start of the Monmouth Festival, a week-long free music event in the streets of this historic town! If you can’t make … Continue reading Reasons to visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 24th-30th July 2017

1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern

The last in the series of Chepstow 950 talks Talk by Rick Turner OBE Wednesday 26 July, 7.30pm The Drill Hall, Lower Church St, Chepstow NP16 5HJ Tickets £5/ £4 concession from Chepstow Museum tel 01291 625981 This Wednesday 26 July, sees the last in the series of talks organised by Chepstow Museum for Chepstow … Continue reading 1067 and All That: The life and castles of William FitzOsbern