Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 18 – 24 June 2018

It's "Flaming June" here in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean for the foreseeable future, with lots going on for you to do 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.   LOCAL VS INTERNATIONAL ART Today - 28th June 2018 Exploring talent near … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 18 – 24 June 2018

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

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

Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 10-16th July 2017

July brings many activities to the #DeanWye from concerts and folk festivals, to open air cinema and a party in Chepstow Castle. All involve food and drink and live entertainment. If that's not for you then enjoy the many art exhibitions and craft workshops that are on offer this week, or step back in time … Continue reading Reasons to Visit the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean this week: 10-16th July 2017

Chepstow’s 950th Anniversary celebrations 

Chepstow's Summer of Celebration of the town's 950th anniversary gets underway in earnest this week. Wednesday 5 July sees the first of three talks about the Norman conquest organised by Chepstow Museum at the Drill Hall. Mark Morris, historian author and TV presenter delivers a talk entitled "The Norman Conquest, Why Did It Matter?" At … Continue reading Chepstow’s 950th Anniversary celebrations 

Top poets to read in Chepstow Castle

Two of Britain's most acclaimed and respected poets are coming to Monmouthshire to share a stage in Chepstow Castle for a unique event as part of the final weekend of the 2014 Chepstow Festival. Sir Andrew Motion and Simon Armitage are both known, not just as poets, but also as authors, social commentators and for … Continue reading Top poets to read in Chepstow Castle

A Cinematic Centenary in Chepstow Castle

A cinematic centenary is celebrated in Chepstow Castle on Saturday 13th on Sunday 14th of July with the screenings of the 1913 Hollywood epic film " Ivanhoe" filmed on location in the Castle.  Ivanhoe was one of the first Hollywood films made abroad. Piano accompaniment to the these unique screenings of this 48 min long film … Continue reading A Cinematic Centenary in Chepstow Castle

Mayhem comes to Chepstow Castle

This September the walls of Chepstow Castle will ring with the sounds of battle when the Medieval Combat Society bring their tournament to Chepstow Castle. Medieval Mayhem focuses on 14th century the time of chivalry and Chaucer, the Black Death, war and pestilence. This final rip roaring, regal event celebrates the Wye Valley Area of … Continue reading Mayhem comes to Chepstow Castle