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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
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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 - 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 - Blue Orchids
Blue Orchids + Headnoise. Artists performing: Blue Orchids.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Fri 27 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 - Petrol Girls
Petrol Girls + Salt Bath. Artists performing: Petrol Girls.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sat 28 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 - 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 - Haggard Cat
Haggard Cat + Le Ham Slappers. Artists performing: Haggard Cat .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 1 May

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 - Right Hand Left Hand
Right Hand Left Hand Plus False Hope For The Savage + Target:Ohio: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Fri 4 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 - Wartime Wheels
Wartime Wheels returns for its second year at Caldicot Castle. Come and join us for a bank holiday weekend of wheeled and tracked classic military vehicles, and living history displays in a beautiful setting.
Caldicot Castle and Country Park Church Road, Caldicot
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 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 - 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 - 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 - Sweaty Palms
Sweaty Palms + The Last Ankle. Artists performing: Sweaty Palms .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sat 12 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 - Judas
Judas + Support. Artists performing: Judas.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Mon 14 May

More details - BA Johnston
BA Johnston. Artists performing: BA Johnston.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 15 May

More details - The Beths
The Beths Plus Support. Artists performing: The Beths.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Wed 16 May

More details - Fangclub
Fangclub + Fine Creatures. Artists performing: Fangclub.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Thu 17 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

More details - Dan-y-Warren - Open Garden for NGS
Dan-y-Warren was originally part of the Dan-y-Parc Estate. It borders the River Usk and has large old oaks, a circle of Redwoods and other interesting trees. The garden contains a variety of rhododendrons, azaleas, flower borders, an orchard, vegetable beds and a fruit cage.
Dan-y-Warren, Abergavenny
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Lee Mead - 10 Years - The Anniversary Tour
It’s been ten years since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Sat 19 May

More details - The Alma - Open Garden for NGS
Large and beautiful sheltered SW facing garden in development, planted with uncommon trees and acid loving shrubs. Long border, hot border, wildlife pond, sunset arbour and riverside path. Driveway packed with native daffodils, snowdrops and bluebells in the spring. Sunny terrace for teas.
The Alma, Shirenewton
Sat 19 May

More details - Bryde
Bryde with support from Parcs. Artists performing: Bryde.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Thu 24 May

More details - Welsh Cider and Perry Festival 2018
2018 will be the 16th year of the Welsh Perry and Cider Festival…As with all great ideas, this one began in a pub, among friends. These friends just happened to enjoy making (and drinking) cider too.
Caldicot Castle and Country Park Church Road, Caldicot
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - An Audience with Ian Waite & Oti Mabuse
Ian and Oti will deliver a night of Latin and Ballroom numbers with high intensity…The Strictly Come Dancing pros will perform a dance showcase spectacular designed to dazzle and wow you. Oti is fondly remembered with her celebrity pairing with Danny Mac where they received a perfect score of 40 in the Samba.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 25 May

More details - Silver Clay Workshop
This workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with metal clay. We aim to give you the skills and techniques that become the sound foundation for achieving the best results with silver metal clay.
Charming Beads, Singleton Court, Monmouth
Sat 26 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS
A cascade of secluded gardens of distinct character, all within 1½ acres. Magnificent, unusual trees with interesting shrubs and perennials. With choices at every turn, visitors exploring the gardens are well rewarded as hidden delights and surprises are revealed.
Hillcrest, Blackwood
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Wenallt Isaf - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre garden 650ft up on a N-facing hillside with magnificent views of the Black Mountains. Mature trees, flowering shrubs, borders, productive vegetable garden, small polytunnel, orchard, pigs, chickens, 2 bee hives and plenty of space to run about.
Wenallt Isaf, Abergavenny
Sun 27 May

More details - There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly...But The People’s Theatre Company do! And now you can too as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams’ best selling book!
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Wed 30 May

More details - Monmouthshire Food Festival 2018
The Monmouthshire Food Festival returns this Spring with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings and lots of food and drink to try and buy.
Caldicot Castle and Country Park Church Road, Caldicot
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Nightingales
The Nightingales. Artists performing: The Nightingales.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Blues Band 2018
Formed in 1979 by five seasoned musicians, The Blues Band are celebrating 39 glorious years as Britain and Europe’s leading exponents of one of the greatest musical traditions of all time.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Sat 2 Jun

More details - 7 The Cedars - Open Garden for NGS
A garden pairing mature shrubs with herbaceous plants and supported by colourful annuals in pots and baskets. It also has a wild life pond, raised veg beds and a greenhouse new for 2018. Light refreshments and wonderful cakes served at the adjacent Village Hall where parking is also available.
7 The Cedars, Abergavenny
Sun 3 Jun

More details - GospelbeacH
GospelbeacH. Artists performing: GospelbeacH .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Rockfield Park - Open Garden for NGS
Rockfield Park dates from C17 and is situated in the heart of the Monmouthshire countryside on the banks of the River Monnow. The extensive grounds comprise formal gardens, meadows and orchard, complemented by riverside and woodland walks.
Rockfield Park, Monmouth
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Glannant y llan - Open Garden for NGS
A garden with planting mixed in age and style. There are mature trees, the oldest planted as long ago as Victorias reign. Next in age are the generous lawns, one was a tennis court it now has a cherry tree on the service line. There is a growing collection of climbing roses and clematis now beginning to add impact.
Glannant y llan, Abergavenny
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Bonnevilles
The Bonnevilles Plus Support. Artists performing: The Bonnevilles .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Mon 4 Jun

More details - Rhondda Rips It Up!
Summer 2018 sees the latest brand new commission by Welsh National Opera. Rhondda Rips It Up! will tell the story of an inspirational, but possibly unsung Welsh heroine, Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda), and marks the centenary of the women’s partial Suffrage Bill, which enabled all men and some women over the age...
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Middle Ninfa Farm & Bunkhouse - Open Garden for NGS
Large terraced eco-garden on east slopes of the Blorenge mountain. Vegetable beds, polytunnel, 3 greenhouses, orchard, flower borders, wild flowers. Great views, woodland walks, cascading water and ponds. Paths steep in places, unsuitable for less able.
Middle Ninfa Farm & Bunkhouse, Abergavenny
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Castell Cwrt - Open Garden for NGS
Large informal wildlife friendly, family garden on 10 acre small holding with fine views overlooking Abergavenny. Lawns with established trees, shrubs and perennial borders. Soft fruit and vegetable gardens. Woodland and hay meadow walks, chickens and geese, bees, livestock in fields and family pets.
Castell Cwrt, Abergavenny
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Big Ups
Big Ups. Artists performing: Big Ups.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno
Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Plus Support. Artists performing: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Ty Boda - Open Garden for NGS
A 4 acre hillside garden with stunning views out over the Vale of Usk. Wildlife pond, stream and winding paths through a meadow newly planted with fifteen hundred native trees. Medieval style medicinal herb garden, potager, fernery, orchard, rope swing, stone circle and roses, roses everywhere.
Ty Boda, Abergavenny
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Boy Azooga
Boy Azooga. Artists performing: Boy Azooga.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Les Musicals: Jonathan Ansell & Rhydian Roberts
Les Musicals presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway in this exhilarating live concert tour. Musical theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine-tingling concert.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The Bohemians: A Night of Queen
After two consecutive sell out shows at the Newport Riverfront, one of the World’s most respected Queen tributes return. The Bohemians are the official Queen fan clubs number one tribute band they are also one of the globes busiest.
The Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre Kingsway, Newport, South Wales
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Usk Open Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Winner of Wales in Bloom for over 30yrs, Usk is full of hanging baskets and boxes and a wonderful backdrop to around 20 gardens from small cottages packed with colourful and unusual plants to large gardens with brimming herbaceous borders. Romantic garden around the ramparts of Usk Castle.
Usk Open Gardens, Usk
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Mione - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful garden with a wide variety of established plants, many rare and unusual. Pergola with climbing roses and clematis. Wildlife pond with many newts, insects and frogs. Numerous containers with diverse range of planting. Several seating areas, each with a different atmosphere.
Mione, Abergavenny
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Fri 6 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hill House - Open Garden for NGS
Developing garden on ex-wasteland around modest farmhouse. Exposed hilltop site, fine views. Small orchard, reflecting pond, herbaceous borders, grasses, farmyard garden with standard parrotia and massed crocosmia (under reconstruction), picket beds. Many seats. 30 mins walk through fields, steep return climb.
Hill House, Pontypool
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Longhouse Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Hidden 2 acre garden with S-facing terrace, collection of pelargoniums, millrace wall, pond and spacious lawns with extensive views. Colourful and unusual plants in the borders, a malus avenue and a recently revamped productive vegetable garden.
Longhouse Farm, Raglan
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - El Goodo
El Goodo & Support. Artists performing: El Goodo .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Nant y Bedd - Open Garden for NGS
Blending wild and tame, 6½ acre garden described as ’Absolutely enchanting, of the place, so imaginative’. Set high in the Black Mountains by the Grwyne Fawr river with lots of places to sit and enjoy the tranquility. An inspiring mix of vegetables and fruit, mature trees and shrubs and water.
Nant y Bedd, Abergavenny
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - 14 Gwerthonor Lane - Open Garden for NGS
The garden has a beautiful panoramic view of the Rhymney Valley and is in a semi-rural setting. A real plantswoman’s garden with over 600 varieties of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs and trees.
14 Gwerthonor Lane, Bargoed
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Wesley Randolph Eader
Wesley Randolph Eader plus support. Artists performing: Wesley Randolph Eader.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Clytha Park - Open Garden for NGS
Large C18/19 garden around lake with wide lawns and specimen trees, original layout by John Davenport, with C19 arboretum, and H. Avray Tipping influence. Visit the 1790 walled garden and the newly restored greenhouses.
Clytha Park, Abergavenny
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Birch Tree Well - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in the heart of the Lower Wye Valley, amongst the ancient habitat of woodland, rocks and streams. These 3 acres are shared with deer, badgers and foxes.
Birch Tree Well, Monmouth
Sun 22 Jul

More details - The MurderBurgers
The MurderBurgers + Pizzatramp. Artists performing: The MurderBurgers .: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Woodlands Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A design led garden that’s built to entertain: even your reluctant partner. Many rooms & hidden spaces draw you in. With ponds, viewing platform, hard landscaping, sculptures & more, there’s something for all.
Woodlands Farm, Penrhos
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Larry & His Flask
Larry & His Flask. Artists performing: Larry & His Flask.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Monsters Of Rock
Monsters Of Rock featuring Letz zep, Women in Rock & Whitesnake uk.: Tickets avaiable.
Chepstow Racecourse, Chepstow
Thu 16 Aug

More details - Croesllanfro Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Two acres of informal, mass planted perennial borders. Spring and early summer is a tapestry of green concentrating on leaf form and texture. Late summer and early autumn brings the the garden to a finale with an explosion of colour. A barn stands in a large formal courtyard designed on 6 different levels.
Croesllanfro Farm, Newport
Sun 19 Aug

More details - LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES. Artists performing: LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Silver Clay Workshop
This workshop is aimed at the beginner with little or no experience of working with metal clay. We aim to give you the skills and techniques that become the sound foundation for achieving the best results with silver metal clay.
Charming Beads, Singleton Court, Monmouth
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Frontier Ruckus
Frontier Ruckus + Campfire Social. Artists performing: Frontier Ruckus.: Tickets avaiable.
Le Pub, Newport
Tue 4 Sep

More details - Brockweir Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Brockweir is a medieval village, nestled between the River Wye and the Offas Dyke Path. The gardens are of contrasting styles and sited in elevated positions offering extensive views over the Wye Valley and beyond. All gardens have parking close by.
Brockweir Gardens, Brockweir, Chepstow
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Old Llangattock Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Organic, no-dig garden started in late 2015, with unusual plants in colour-rich beds, plus a large vegetable garden, orchard and field totalling 1¾ acres. No-dig methods have enabled rapid progress & the garden has been used by no-dig guru, Charles Dowding, in courses to demonstrate his methods.
Old Llangattock Farm, Monmouth
Sun 16 Sep

More details - The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute
The Story Of The Beach Boys® A Tribute Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will
Congress Thetare, 50 Gwent Square, Cwmbran
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Sunnyside - Open Garden for NGS
A sloping acre garden on the old Rolls estate. There is much to be enjoyed throughout the yr with formal plant and topiary structure.
Sunnyside, Monmouth
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Castell Cwrt - Open Garden for NGS
Large informal wildlife friendly, family garden on 10 acre small holding with fine views overlooking Abergavenny. Lawns with established trees, shrubs and perennial borders. Soft fruit and vegetable gardens. Woodland and hay meadow walks, chickens and geese, bees, livestock in fields and family pets.
Castell Cwrt, Abergavenny
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Dewstow Gardens & Grottoes - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre Grade l listed unique garden which was buried and forgotten after World War ll and rediscovered in 2000. Created around 1895 by James Pulham & Sons, the garden contains underground grottoes, tunnels and ferneries and above ground stunning water features. You will not be disappointed.
Dewstow Gardens & Grottoes, Caldicot
Sun 14 Oct