May events, by date    

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 - 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 - 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
Monmouth Monmouthshire
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

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 - 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 - Tintern Car Boot Sales
Tintern’s second car boot sale of the year, in the most beautiful location, with Tintern Abbey and the Wye Valley as a back drop. The event is being held to raise funds for the Tintern fete to be held on 30th. June. With thanks to the Anchor Inn for the use of the field.
The Leytons Field, between Tintern Abbey and the village.
Mon 7 May

More details - CIRCUS MONDAO ,celebrating 250 years of traditional circus.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND in the area XXX . fantastic traditional family circus CELEBRATING 250 YEARS OF CIRCUS with a brand new show with a host of international artiste from around the world, a great show for the whole family, full of thrills and spills , beautiful showgirls, hunky men, funny clown and adorable and...
CHEPSTOW, racecourse, A466
Wed 9 May to Sun 13 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 - Gwent Wildlife Trust Grand Plant Sale & Bazaar
Wide range of plants & garden related items for sale at bargain prices in aid of Gwent Wildlife Trust
Palmer Centre, Cormeilles Square, Chepstow
Sat 12 May

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 - Chepstow Town Market
Chepstow Town Market Sunday 13th May - fantastic local foodies, makers and creators. Bill King Artisan Baker and his super sourdoughs, Taffy’s Treats - Fudge, Mêl Honey local Torfaen honey, something for the chocolate lovers The Little Welsh Chocolate Company and something for the beer drinkers BaaBrewing,...
Chepstow High Street
Sun 13 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 - Museum of the Moon
Reconnect to the Wye Valley Landscape on a pilgrimage walk to Tintern Abbey, to see the Moon! We meet at Wireworks Car Park, Tintern, NP16 6TQ departing by minibus at 11am to The Kymin. Please arrive on time at Tintern to meet the walk leaders.
Tintern Abbey
Wed 16 May

More details - Tapestry
A tribute to prolific singer/songwriter Carole King by Nikki Gillis. Tapestry was her second album recorded in 1971 selling 25 million copies worldwide. The double-sided single “I Feel the Earth Move” and “It’s Too Late” spent 5 weeks at No 1 in America.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Fri 25 May

More details - Abergavenny Steam, Veteran & Vintage Rally
Steam Traction Engines - For the two days of the year Abergavenny is redolent with the sounds, smells and sights of a bygone era.
Abergavenny Monmouthshire
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Alison Weir Jane Seymour
Book talk and signing
Priory Monmouth
Wed 30 May

More details - Doctor Dolittle
The enchanting and timeless children’s story in a brand new musical version. Come and marvel at John Dolittle’s ability to talk to the animals. Presented by Katch 22 Theatre Co. Dr Doolittle is being played by Stuart Ash, who delighted audiences with his role as ‘Aladdin’ in Savoy Theatre’s last pantomime.
Savoy Theatre Church Street, Monmouth
Thu 31 May