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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Paw Patrol
Come and see Chase and Marshall; they will be making appearances throughout the day. Face painting, Arts and Crafts, Treasure Hunt, Eric’s Emporium, Bouncy Castle, Tea Room, Prize Draw, Candy Cart. Trains will depart from Furnace Sidings at 11:00, 12:30, 14:00 & 15:30 . Pre-booking for this event is essential.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Llantilio Crossenny Festival 4th-13th May
Friday 4th May 8pm-Treadam Barn Goes Ronnie Scotts’s -A Celebration of Billie Holiday & Lester Young with Canadian jazz vocalist Lauren Bush, saxophonist Fliss Gorst & jazz pianist Pete Billington Saturday 5th May 7.30pm-Gospel meets Jazz-With Soul’d As Seen & Bluesy Susie Sunday 6th May 4.
Treadam Barn Llantilio Crossenny
Fri 4 May

More details - Glebe House - Open Garden for NGS
Orchard and borders bursting with spring bulbs and tulips. South facing terrace, decorative veg garden and wildflower meadow in development. Some topiary and formal hedging in 1½ acre garden set in AONB in Usk valley.
Glebe House, Abergavenny
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - High House - Open Garden for NGS
3 acres of spacious lawns and trees surrounding C16 house (not open) in a beautiful, hidden part of Monmouthshire. South facing terrace and extensive bed of old roses. Swathes of grass with tulips, camassias, wild flowers and far reaching views. Espaliered cherries, pears and scented evergreens in courtyard.
High House, Penrhos
Sun 6 May

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
The Old Vicarage has a series of gardens surrounding a 151yr old (1867) Victorian Gothic house which invites you to explore as the eye is drawn from one garden into the next.
The Old Vicarage, Usk
Sun 6 May

More details - Usk Farmers Market
The Usk Farmers’ Market is held on the first and third Saturday of each month throughout the year from 10.00am to 1.00 pm. It is held in the Memorial Hall with both indoor and outside stalls.
Usk Monmouthshire
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Hope Rescue - Fun Dog Show and family day out
Bring all the family to our fun dog show at Greenmeadow Community Farm in Cwmbran. Enter your pooch in our fun classes including Waggiest Tail, Best Fancy Dress and Best Rescue, browse the Hope stall and meet our Rescue Dogs.
Greenmeadows Community Farm, Greenforge Way, Cwmbran
Mon 7 May

More details - High Glanau Manor - Open Garden for NGS
Listed Arts and Crafts garden laid out by H Avray Tipping in 1922. Original features incl impressive stone terraces with far reaching views over the Vale of Usk to Blorenge, Skirrid, Sugar Loaf and Brecon Beacons.
High Glanau Manor, Monmouth
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Barry Cryer: Strictly Come Joking
A night of comedy and music with two legends. Barry Cryer has appeared with and written for every major comedy act in the UK in the last 60 years.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Today

More details - Shappi Khorsandi: Mistress & Misfit
Star of Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, Have I Got News for You and Q.I, Shappi is on the road with her new, sell-out show – her own personal tribute to that much-maligned lady, Emma Hamilton – Nelson’s “lady friend”!
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Sun 6 May

More details - Lee Nelson: Serious Joker
Tour extended to cover legal fees for Theresa May stunt! Due to huge demand, and over-priced lawyers, Lee is extending his smash-hit tour for a second time, adding a final 30 dates to his huge 150-show run.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Sat 12 May

More details - Andrew Taylor The Fire Court
Book talk and signing
Rossiter Book Church Street Monmouth
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Maurice El Medioni - film launch, music and food
Eclectic Films will be showing a new film ’Maurice El Medioni’, and celebrating all that is Middle Eastern Jazz with a specially devised set from the fabulous Eira\Snow. Arabic snacks will also be served at the bar. Who could ask for anything more?
Queens Head Inn, 1 St James Street, MONMOUTH
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Brecon Bites - Quartet 19
As the National Conservatoire of Wales, the college nurtures the next generation of artists, helping them to find their individual voice, and prepares them for successful careers.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Tue 24 Apr

More details - Ballet Central
With a chance to see the rising stars in dance theatre, Ballet Central returns with a brand new programme showcasing the best in international dance.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Miss Julie
Miss Julie By August Strindberg - A brand new adaptation of this stirring period drama presented in the Welsh Language. An RCT Theatres Production supported by Arts Council Wales. Directed by and starring Gareth John Bale.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Solid Gold 70s Show
Reviving the golden age of pop, this is the latest live concert show from the creators of the Magic of Motown. Have fond memories of Pans People and Eurovision, Luke Skywalker and Saturday Night Fever, Danny and Sandy... Dastardly and Muttley£ This is the show for you...
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Fri 27 Apr

More details - A Brave Face
Afghanistan: 2009. Under bright blue skies, a small girl stands and watches the soldier. She smiles, just like his sister… Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training is complete, combat is a buzz; he’s part of a team, and knows his job.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock
1979. When Star Wars superfan Sam discovers that the Millennium Falcon is being built in his home town, his life is turned upside down. Determined to get inside the cockpit; his only obstacle is his stepdad Mike, guardian of the secret hangar where the legendary ship is being built in Pembroke Dock. 2014.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Wed 2 May

More details - Encore – A 3rd Year Performing Arts Showcase
Encore Dance Company - the 3rd year graduating students from the dance courses at Tring Park School for the performing Arts - return with an eclectic mix of established and exciting newly commissioned dance work.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Fri 4 May

More details - Perfect
A young boy waits for the birth of his new baby sister... His excitement bubbling over at the thought of a new playmate to race and chase with. He can’t wait to tell her all about the Swifts which nest not far from the top window of their pointy house... it’s nearly time, she’s nearly here.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Sat 5 May

More details - Huw Warren: Do Not Go Gentle Tour
Swansea born composer Huw Warren presents his jazz suite ‘Do not go Gentle’ based on the poetry of Dylan Thomas. Commissioned by Brecon Jazz Festival for the Dylan Thomas centenary year, the work is the result of Warren’s lifelong interest in Thomas’ poetry and reflects the inherent musicality of the words.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Sun 13 May

More details - The Searchers in Concert
The Searchers’ remarkable career continues. With such classic hits as, Sweets For My Sweet, Needles and Pins, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Sugar and Spice and When You Walk in the Room, they have contributed enormously in establishing the UK as the world’s leading nation in the music industry.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Wed 16 May

More details - Whitfield Walk  10th May 2018
5K and 10K walk guided walks through the beautiful Estate of Whitfield Court. 9.30 for a 10 am start
Wormbridge
Thu 10 May

More details - 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Re-enactment Society
Why not come and meet the dynamic 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Napoleonic Re-enactment Society, including the soldiers’ wives, as they have their training weekend at The Kymin. They will set up camp and live as authentically as possible practicing drilling, firing musket and battlefield surgery.
The Kymin The Round House, The Kymin, Monmouth
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Border Counties Steam & Country Show
Indulge yourself in a touch of shopping with a variety of Trade and craft stalls. Along with Children’s entertainment, Licensed bar and refreshments and a Car Boot Sale (Saturday and Sunday) Vintage auction (Saturday) organised by Gwilym Richards (01600 860 300 or grichards.co.
Monmouth Monmouthshire
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - Wild Swim in the River Wye
Break free from the bonds of the swimming pool and embrace nature as we set off on a wild swim of the River Wye, starting from Monmouth Boys School Rowing Club.
Monmouth Monmouthshire
Sun 13 May

More details - 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Re-enactment Society Camp
Come and meet the dynamic 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers Napoleonic Re-enactment Society at their training weekend on the bowling green at the Kymin. See how redcoat soldiers lived in 1809.
The Kymin, Monmouth
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Curre and Llangiby Hunt terrier, lurched and family dog show
Qualifiers for terriers, lurchers, and whippets. Hot food, licensed bar, ice cream, etc. Judging starts at 1pm. Contact Gareth- 079134181614 OR 01291641513 for more info
The kennels, Itton, NP166PB
Sun 13 May

More details - Woodview - Open Garden for NGS
Formal and informal gardens approx 4 acres in woodland setting. Herbaceous borders, hosta collection, mature trees, shrubs and seasonal bedding. Gently sloping lawns. Statuary and found sculpture, local limestone, rockwork and pools. Woodland garden, wild flower meadow and indigenous orchids.
Woodview, Ross-on-Wye
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Blue Orchids
Blue Orchids + Headnoise. Artists performing: Blue Orchids.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Botanical Art Course
Join artist, Debbie Devauden, on a one day botanical art course and learn how to draw subjects from our beautiful gardens. Artist, Debbie Devauden, will be running workshops throughout the year in Dyffryn.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Make it Mondays
Join us every Monday during Vale of Glamorgan school holidays to take part in a craft activity. Whatever the weather, create unforgettable moments with the family this autumn half-term. On 30th October, join us by getting crafty and creative for our popular Make it Monday in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Croquet Taster Day
Join the Dyffryn Croquet Club on these bank holiday Mondays to have a go at this fun, outdoor sport. Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 7 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Park House - Open Garden for NGS
Approx one acre garden with large vegetable areas and many mature trees, rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias in a woodland setting. Bordering on Chepstow Park Wood. Magnificent views over open country.
Park House, Chepstow
Sat 12 May

More details - Woodhaven - Open Garden for NGS
A modern house built on the site of a former sawmills for the Itton Court Estate. Garden of two-thirds of an acre developed over the last twenty years for all yr round colour and interest. Level front garden and gently sloping rear garden with extensive views over the valley. Lots of seating areas to enjoy the views.
Woodhaven, Chepstow
Sat 12 May

More details - The Girl In The Room
Exciting psychological thriller from the makers of the hugely successful sold out show ’From A Dark Place’. D.I Miller is forced to confront the ghosts of his past when he encounters the mysterious ’Girl In The Room’.
Theatre Soar, Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil
Today and Sat 21 Apr

More details - National Dance Company Wales: Terra Firma
Terra Firma tells stories drawn from the very ground on which we build our communities; FOLKIS a vintage fairy-tale, set in a rich fantastical world under the boughs of an upside-down tree, as darkly whimsical as it is enchanting.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Today

More details - Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock
1979. When Star Wars superfan Sam discovers that the Millennium Falcon is being built in his home town, his life is turned upside down. 2014. Sam’s daughter Lizzie goes missing, forcing him into a desperate hunt to bringher back to safety before it’s too late.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Sat 21 Apr

More details - A Spoonful Of Sherman
A smash hit show for all the family, with music from multi-award winning Disney songwriters The Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh). Singing and dancing through 100 years of Sherman Family music.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Mon 23 Apr and Tue 24 Apr

More details - The King of Pop - The Legend Continues
Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whose star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself. King Of Pop – The Legend Continues is currently on tour in the UK and is taking British theatres by storm. The superb production stars the world’s No.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 27 Apr

More details - ABP Newport Wales Marathon
The ABP Newport Wales Marathon will offer a brand-new running experience on 29 April 2018. The much-anticipated race will finally satisfy the demand for a premier marathon distance mass-participation event in Wales, made possible by the support of Associated British Ports, Newport City Council and the Welsh...
Newport City Newport, South Wales
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Welsh National Opera Summer Opera Classics
WNO Orchestra is delighted to return once more this year to Newport with a popular and varied concert programme of music from the theatre stage. Alongside the Orchestra in this exciting presentation are the Men of the WNO Chorus and soloists.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Wed 2 May

More details - The Time Machine: Dyad Productions
2018: In this age of uncertainty, where the shadows of tyranny, intolerance and war darken the path into tomorrow, how much time do we have left£ If civilisation falls today, what will become of us£ Rebecca Vaughan presents Elton Townend Jones’ radical new interpretation of the HG Wells classic, in which a
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Thu 3 May

More details - Big Girls Don’t Cry
Step back in time, to the era of romance. Where gents were gents, and gals were gals! Come and experience the iconic sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons authentically recreated by a phenomenal cast and live band.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 4 May

More details - Friars Walk Blas Lleol / Taste Local Food and Craft Market
Held on the first Sunday of every month inside the Friars Walk Shopping Mall. Food and Craft stalls by local artisan makers and producers.
Friars Walk Shopping Centre, John Frost Square, Newport
Sun 6 May

More details - Only Fools And Boycie
Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Wed 9 May

More details - Cinderella - Ballet Cymru
Ballet Cymru, nominated by the Critics’ Circle UK National Dance Awards in 2017 as Best Independent Company, and winners of the Best Dance Production 2016 at the Wales Theatre Awards, presents a sparkling and refreshing ballet based on the eternal fairy tale.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

More details - Last Resort
Last Resort is an alternative future for Guantanamo Bay. The waterboarding has stopped, the noise has been turned down and the military base has been reclaimed as a holiday destination. You, the audience, are our holidaymakers.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Thu 17 May

More details - One Woman Sex and the City
Call up your girlfriends and grab a round of cosmopolitans, for the ultimate girls’ night out. Whether you’re a Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda or a Samantha, there is something in this show for you.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 18 May