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The History Of Wye Valley Music

THE HISTORY OF WYE VALLEY MUSIC Tickets for the ‘Music in June’ series of concerts are available at The story of Wye Valley Music starts some forty years ago in the small village of St Briavels where villagers started to play music in one another’s homes and formed a society to foster interest and […]

Wye Valley River Festival Ahoy!

For more information visit : and follow ‘Wye Valley River Festival’ on Facebook. Great news, a second Wye Valley River Festival is planned for 2016 from the 29th April – 15th May. When the first Wye Valley River Festival took place in May 2014, folk of the Wye Valley and beyond expressed their resounding […]

Monmouth Festival 2015

Visit for more information From 24thJuly until 1stAugust, Monmouth Festival will take place bigger, brighter and better than ever before. Over nine summer nights 40 plus acts willbringa wealth of music tothe Main Stage, St Mary’s Church and The Three Horseshoes, with even more acts to see at fringe locations. Our 33rdyear sees significant […]

Monmouth Bioblitz 26th and 27th June 2015

If you would like to receive a programme for the day prior to the event, please contact Sue Parkinson • • 01989 770828 Monmouthshire Environment Partnership Board is organising its third public bioblitz event, in Monmouth this June.  Designed to appeal to budding ecologists and anyone with an interest in wildlife, the event will […]

Chepstow Festival Friday 19th June – Saturday 25th July

This summer there are eleven exciting theatre productions in Chepstow Castle by Britain’s top professional touring open-air theatre companies. The full Chepstow Festival, with over sixty events during a four-week period, is held every two years in even-numbered years the next (2016) full Festival will culminate on Saturday 25th July with a 200th anniversary celebration […]

Celebrity DJ Turns The Volume Up – A Great Summer Of Music At Chepstow Racecourse

Tickets for all concerts will be available at Chepstow Racecourse is pleased to announce that radio DJ Sara Cox, will play at the Ladies’ Evening race meeting on Friday 12 June. Ladies Evening has firmly established itself as a highlight of the summer social calendar, providing visitors with the perfect excuse to get dressed […]

The 13th Annual Caerleon Festival

Written by Festival Chairman, Tim Davidson.  See the website for full details and ticket information It is difficult to describe all that the Caerleon Festival has to offer.   From Sunday 28th June to Sunday 12th July there are two whole weeks of festivities. But here is a taste. Starting at Caerleon Town Hall, the […]

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men present Twelfth Night

For more information please visit If music be the food of love, play on! This summer The Lord Chamberlain’s Men return to the beautiful surroundings of Chepstow and Raglan Castle for the 10th year running. This award- winning company arrive
in June with their magi-
cal production of Twelfth Night – this brand new, action-packed production […]

Skenfrith Festival 2015

Skenfrith – the Little Village With The Big Festival   So picture the scene…the sun is shining, the cider and real ale is flowing, the music is playing, you’ve enjoyed some awesome local food, you’ve visited the art exhibition, adopted a duck, browsed the craft stalls and are watching an amazing civil war […]

Usk Festival 20th – 28th June 2015

Usk Summer Festival, the younger sibling of Usk’s Christmas Festival returns to the heart of the town from 20th to 28th of June 2015.   In the true tradition of such events, the festival kicks off with the Big Weekend, when the centre of the town is closed off to host a large artisan market […]