Today to Thu 17 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Forest Activities Festival
The Forest Activities Festival will take place in the grounds of The Speech House Hotel in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire on Sunday 29th April 2018, offering locals and tourists alike a wealth of indoor and outdoor pursuits to try.
The Speech House Hotel grounds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Richard White "Canvas and Camera" an exhibition of colourful paintings and digital prints
Richard White displays an amazing range of his recent work demonstrating the variety of his techniques with light using camera and brush.
Made in Ross Gallery, upstairs in the Market House, Ross-on-Wye.
Today to Thu 26 Apr

More details - Earth and Air 3
Earth and Air 3 is a multi media exhibition by 14 local artists and craft makers who together are Made in Ross - the arts and crafts collective based upstairs in the Market House in the centre of the historic town of Ross-on-Wye.
Made in Ross Gallery, upstairs in the Market House, Ross-on-Wye
Sat 5 May to Thu 31 May

More details - FREE stone carving "Have a go Demo"
Glenn Morris, sculptor will lead members of the Llangarron Stone carvers in a stone carving demonstration. Opportunity to "have a go" or simply watch.
The Market House, Ross-on-Wye
Sun 13 May

More details - A J Pearce Dear Mrs Bird
Book talk and signing
Rossiter Books, The Corn Exchange, Ross on Wye
Wed 9 May

Rossbeerfest - Ross Beer and Cider Festival More details - Rossbeerfest - Ross Beer and Cider Festival
Rossbeerfest - The Ross on Wye Beer and Cider Festival - is being held on Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday 5th May and Sunday 6th May 2018. Showcasing locally produced beers and ciders in a specially constructed ’beerhall’ marquee alongside the beautiful River Wye. Plus again - A Prosecco bar!
Ross Rowing Club, The Rope Walk, .
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May
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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 - 20 Forsdene Walk - Open Garden for NGS
Corner garden filled with interest and design ideas to maximise smaller spaces. A series of interlinking colour themed rooms, some on different levels. Packed with perennials, grasses, ferns and bamboos. A pergola, small man made stream, fruit and vegetables and pots in abundance on gravelled areas.
20 Forsdene Walk, Coleford
Wed 16 May, Wed 6 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 11 Jul

More details - The Old Corn Mill - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres of woodland, meadows, ponds and streams. A tranquil and relaxed country garden of scents, sights and sounds. Interest all year with drifts of tulips, wild daffodils and common spotted orchids in spring. Good Autumn colour.
The Old Corn Mill, Ross-on-Wye
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 13 May, Sun 27 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Teddy Bears Picnic at Perrygrove Railway
Pack a picnic and bring along your favourite teddy and get in for half price! Picnic boxes available to buy from our cafe. No need to book in advance, just turn up!
PERRYGROVE ROAD, Coleford, Gloucestershire
Sun 13 May

More details - Home Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Set in elevated position with exceptional views. 1m walk through woods and fields to show carpets of spring flowers. Enclosed garden with fern border, sundial and heather bed. White and mixed shrub borders. Stout footwear advisable in winter.
Home Farm, Huntley
Sun 29 Apr

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
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 - South Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful country garden in 2 acres with stunning views of surrounding countryside. High walls provide a backdrop for rambling roses, clematis, and honeysuckles. Organic garden with large variety of perennials, annuals, shrubs and specimen trees with yr-round colour. Vegetable garden, wildlife and formal ponds.
South Lodge, Coleford
Sat 5 May, Sun 20 May

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 - 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
Fri 20 Apr

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 - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Taunton and Tibberton Village Hall, Taunton Lane, Taynton
Sat 5 May

More details - Lindors Country House - Open Garden for NGS
9 acres of mature woodland gardens with streams, ponds, formal gardens with over 80 varieties of trees. Wild flower meadows host a variety of wild Orchids species. Traditional games on the lawns and lunches served on the terraces. Garden tours available.
Lindors Country House, Lydney
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May, Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Lydney Park Spring Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Spring garden in 8 acre woodland valley with lakes, profusion of rhododendrons, azaleas and other flowering shrubs. Formal garden; magnolias and daffodils (April). Picnics in deer park which has fine trees.
Lydney Park Spring Garden, Lydney
Wed 9 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 - Ramblers - Open Garden for NGS
Peaceful medium sized country garden with informal cottage planting, herbaceous borders and small pond looking through hedge windows onto wild flower meadow and mature apple orchard. Some shade loving plants and topiary. Large productive vegetable garden.
Ramblers, Lydney
Sun 6 May

More details - Only Fools and Corsets
A talk being given to Frampton Village Society by Lorraine Parsloe who will be sharing her experiences as a TV extra on programmes from Casualty to Pride and Prejudice.
Frampton Village Hall, Frampton on Severn
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Frampton on Severn Village Hall
Wed 9 May

More details - Highnam Court - Open Garden for NGS
40 acres of Victorian landscaped gardens surrounding magnificent Grade I house (not open), set out by artist Thomas Gambier Parry. Lakes, shrubberies and listed Pulhamite water gardens with grottos and fernery. Exciting ornamental lakes, and woodland areas.
Highnam Court, Gloucester
Sun 6 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - NSPCC ~ Highnam Court Gardens Open Day
NSPCC ~ Highnam Court Gardens Open Day ~ Sunday, 13th May 2018 ~ 11am-5pm. Light refreshments available throughout the day in the Orangery. Come and join us on this Open Day and enjoy the beautiful Highnam Court Gardens.
Highnam Court Gardens, Highnam.
Sun 13 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 - 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 - The Enlightened Mr Parkinson
James Parkinson is now remembered for his 1817 Essay on the Shaking Palsy which first defined the condition we now know as Parkinson’s Disease.
Dr Jenner’s House, Church Lane, Berkeley
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Putley Open Gardens
Six glorious gardens in the idyllic Herefordshire village of Putley will be open to the public. There’s the chance to explore a garden laid out in the 1920s, with its stunning rhododendrons and azaleas; a lovingly-tended cottage garden; a beautifully laid-out quarter-acre plot with themed borders; gardens with a...
Putley Parish Hall, Putley, Ledbury
Sat 12 May

More details - Marketing for agricultural businesses: What you need to know
Are you interested in diversifying or expanding your farm business? Perhaps you’re thinking of opening a farm shop, going into agri-tourism, or something completely different.
Standish Village Hall, Standish Lane, Standish
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Gloucester Dragonboat Regatta
Fun for all the family at the annual Gloucester Dragonboat Regatta, now in its 21st year! Thirty teams from all over the County will battle it out in 40ft dragonboats to win the coveted "Gloucester Dragonboat Shield". In addition, in the Docks, there will be lots of stalls, a funfair, and live entertainment...
Sun 13 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 - May-We-Go-Round? - Strike a Light Festival
Multi-award winning ‘May-We-Go-Round?’ is a collision of fiercely energetic dance and comedic theatre. Honest, provocative and laugh out loud funny, Cristina and Chess jangle through the merry go round of romance, taking audiences along for the bitter sweet ride.
Gloucester Guildhall
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Gloucester Mind Body Spirit Show
The Gloucester Mind Body Spirit Show is back! Featuring stalls selling salt lamps, crystals, jewellery and art, therapies including massage, Reiki, sound healing, reflexology and chiropractic. This is an opportunity for you to see what holistic medicine can do for you.
Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate - Sherborne Park Ranger Walks
Our rangers will take you off the normal footpaths to visit some of the sites made famous by BBC Springwatch and Autumnwatch.
Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate
Fri 20 Apr, Fri 4 May

More details - From The Jam
From The Jam with Bruce Foxton + Support. Artists performing: From The Jam.: Tickets avaiable.
Guildhall, Gloucester
Thu 3 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 - Tapley House
OUR STAR THEATRE COMPANY presents "TAPLEY HOUSE" A Comedy by Georgia Gill Directed by Ben Mowbray Donnie and Sid are a couple of lazy twenty-somethings, thrown together by fate under the roof of Tapley House.
The Kings Theatre, Kingsbarton Street, Gloucester
Sat 5 May

More details - Artistree..  Something Contemporary
Artistree is a co_operative of local artists from in and around Ledbury. Our first exhibition of the year is "Something Contemporary" and includes Painting, sculpture, Furniture, Photography, Ceramics, Glass, Textile and Encaustic work.
Above the Heritage Centre, Church Lane, Ledbury
Today to Sun 20 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
Thu 10 May

More details - Ice Bound
Darren Rees received the Artist in Residency honour from the Friends of The Scott Polar Research Institute, travelling to the Antarctic Peninsula. This display presents some of his sketches and paintings executed in situ, plus some studio pieces completed on his return.
Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Main A38, Twigworth, Gloucester
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Postcard Portraits
To mark our 30th anniversary, hundreds of artists who have worked with us have each created a special work of art. Purchase a ticket to become the proud possessor of one of these marvellous miniatures!
Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Main A38, Twigworth, Gloucester
Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun

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 - Ledbury Spring Foraging Course
This beautiful, well situated venue is within easy reach of Malvern, Bromyard, Hereford, Worcester, Ross-on-wye, Cheltenham and Gloucester.
Ridgeway, Eastnor, Ledbury
Sun 22 Apr, Sat 12 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