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More details - Open Garden at Nant y Bedd
A blend of the wild and the tame, this 6½ acre garden has been described as "Absolutely enchanting. Of the place and so imaginative". Set in the Grwyne Fawr valley in the Black Mountains, it features lots of places to sit and soak up the tranquility.
Nant y Bedd, Fforest Coal Pit, Abergavenny
Today to Sun 23 Sep, Fri 28 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Ways to Peace Festival: The Spirit of Peace
Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace. Inaugural event with speakers promoting the view that peace is the responsibility of each of us; woven together with Côr Caerdydd singing extracts from Sir Karl Jenkins “The Peacemakers” and “Armed Man, a Mass for Peace”.
Tintern Abbey

More details - HMS Pinafore
Monmouth Music Theatre presents the Gilbert & Sullivan favourite, ‘HMS Pinafore’. A stellar cast includes NODA Best Musical Theatre Performance winner, Andrea Pole. Joining Andrea will be the magnificent MMT chorus and professional orchestra under its Musical Director, Ian Russell. Kate Russell directs.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth

More details - Strolls 'n' Stories: Tintern's Tantalising Tales - Walking in the Wye
See: One of the best views in the Wye Valley from the Eagles Nest, including views of the old and new Severn bridge, the meandering River Wye and beautiful countryside. Watchers Wood – Well that’s what Jan calls it! Amazing ancient woodland with Tree Folk and Stone People!
Lower Wyndcliff car park, Chepstow
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Ways to Peace Festival: Working for Peace
Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace. Renewal Gospel Choir opens the evening, blended with poetry and music from leading green poet, Martin Kiszko and kora player Mamadou Cissokho.
Tintern Abbey
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Monmouth Band: 50th Anniversary Concert
A special, fun-filled concert celebrating 50 years. Led by Musical Director Robert Morgan the band will be accompanied at the concert by two superb guests, Helen Williams from Fodens Band on Flugel Horn and Glyn Williams from the Cory Band on Euphonium as well as Monmouth’s very own, excellent, Male Voice...
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Ways to Peace Festival: Connecting With Peace
Celebrating United Nations International Day of Peace. Talks, Workshops, Music, Dance & Poetry Variety of workshops will includ Djabot African drumming Group, Buddhist Meditation, Japanese Tea Ceremony and flower arranging (ikebana), storytelling, mandala creation, string quartet, poetry and philosophy.
Tintern Abbey
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Strolls 'n' Stories: The DEVILS of the WYE
Walk: The easier route up to the devils pulpit along Offas Dyke Path from Brockweir to Tintern and back along the river. SEE: The Devils pulpit rock with its famous beautiful view down to Tintern Abbey and feel the power of the incredible yew tree in the rocks…….or is it the sword in the stone?
Brockweir Inn, Mill Hill, Brockweir, Chepstow
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Alan Johnson: IN my Life - A Musical Memoir
The Savoy in conjunction with Rossiter Books are proud to present an evening with former Labour Home Secretary, Alan Johnson, talking about the fourth book in his series of memoirs. This time he focuses on music that has inspired him. Licensed bar.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Tue 25 Sep

More details - Alan Johnson - In My Life
Book talk and signing
Savoy Theatre Monmouth
Tue 25 Sep

More details - Owen Sheers - For All the People
Book talk and signing
Monmouth Priory, Monmouth
Wed 26 Sep

More details - Raja Yoga Meditation...meditation that brings freedom
Every one of us experience storms in the mind that result in a loss of happiness, or confidence or self respect. Sometimes we become trapped by remembering the things that others have said or done to us. These negative thought patterns drain our energy and power and result in a spin of negative thinking.
Usk Memorial Hall
Thu 27 Sep

More details - ELO Again: The Out of the Blue Tour
British Rock group, Electric Light Orchestra, epitomised the 70s with their unique symphonic rock style and unforgettable classics.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Fri 28 Sep

More details - Open Doors - Blaenavon Ironworks
Over two hundred years ago, a different form of cutting-edge technology enabled the power of steam to be harnessed, making Blaenavon possible and taking Waless industrial might to a new height. Charging to casting.
Blaenavon Ironworks
Sat 29 Sep and Sun 30 Sep

More details - Anton du Beke - One Enchanted Evening
Book talk and signing
Savoy Theatre Monmouth
Sun 7 Oct

More details - HPS Talk: "Minimum effort for maximum effect", Mary Payne
On Saturday 13th Oct at 2.30pm, Mary Payne, well-known broadcaster and writer, and Gold Medal Winner at both Hampton Court and Chelsea Flower Shows, will be giving a talk about how to spend “Minimum effort for maximum effect” in the garden, a subject of keen interest to many gardeners.
Maryport Street South, Usk
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Concert by Solem String Quartet, presented by Wye Valley Music
The Solem quartet takes its name from the University of Manchester’s motto “arduus ad solem”, meaning “striving towards the sun”. The Quartet was formed in 2011 at the University of Manchester and in 2014 won the Royal Overseas League Ensemble Competition.
Bridges Centre, Drybridge House, Drybridge Park, Monmouth
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Kate Humble - Thinking on my Feet
Book talk and signing
Savoy Theatre Monmouth
Tue 16 Oct

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, Maryport St, Usk NP15 1AD with both indoor and outside stalls.
Usk Monmouthshire
Sat 6 Oct, Sat 20 Oct, Sat 3 Nov, Sat 17 Nov, Sat 1 Dec, Sat 15 Dec

More details - Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith are one of the finest duos to have emerged onto the British folk and acoustic scene in recent years. Their combination of outstanding vocal work, sensitive instrumentation, and a powerful social conscience has brought them widespread critical acclaim.
Mackenzie Hall, Mill Hill, Brockweir, Nr Chepstow
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Ghost Train
Trains are running from our Spooky Furnace Sidings station at regular intervals from 4pm through to 9pm. All our visitors are encouraged to dress up in their spooky clothes (but not essential). Be prepared to be scared! Trains will run between Furnace Sidings and Whistle Inn.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sun 28 Oct to Wed 31 Oct

More details - Spooky Halloween Day
With a prize for the first 150 to complete our spooky trail through the Ironworks.
Blaenavon Ironworks
Sun 28 Oct to Wed 31 Oct

More details - Haunted History and Folklore Evening Tour
Hear tales of Welsh myths and the legends of the Black Mountains, and local ghost stories of the Ironworks.Followed by hot drink refreshment and a Welsh cake.
Blaenavon Ironworks
Mon 29 Oct to Sat 3 Nov

More details - Instant Wit
Welcome to a quick-fire comedy improvisation show, packed full of sketches, gags, songs, surreal situations and general silliness. Be prepared to receive flying packets of Instant Whip! Completely improvised and directed by the audience the show is highly addictive, interactive, engaging and fun.
Mackenzie Hall, Mill Hill, Brockweir, Nr Chepstow
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Concert of Baroque Music by Ystradivarius Chamber Ensemble, presented by Wye Valley Music
Formed in 2013, Ystradivarius exists to perform chamber music from the 17th and 18th centuries using instruments tha are all copies of instruments made and played in baroque times, creating a special and distinctive sound. Ystradivarius is one of very few such ensembles based in South Wales.
Bridges Centre, Drybridge House, Drybridge Park, Monmouth
Sat 10 Nov

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