Welcome to the April edition of the Monnow Voice.
This issue is jammed pack with ideas for places to visit now that spring is in the air. Why not visit The Amazing Hedge Puzzle, Taurus Crafts or Clearwell Caves?
Looking for a new challenge? Clearwell Caves are looking to train leaders for Caving activities great opportunity.
Want to be a torch bearer? The beginning of May marks the Wye River Festival ground-breaking programme to celebrate nature, culture, landscape and life along the River Wye. It includes a series of fire and flame celebrations in Monmouth, Llandogo and Chepstow, so organisers are looking for around 300 torch bearers to help create the exciting and stunning spectacles. Torch bearers must be over 16.
If you enjoy walking we have some great walks this month, Monmouth Lions Club are organising a walk on Sunday 27 April. This is a self-guided circular walk around the beautiful Campston Hill, starting and ending in Pandy, using tracks and paths, open fields and lanes. There are excellent views for almost the whole route: Skirrid Fawr, Black Mountains and Craig Syfyrddin. The first 100 people will receive a route plan, you must apply before the 23rd April.
If that wasn’t enough, Wye Valley AONB also has a walk, Wilton Quay and Ross Dock on Wednesday 30th April 2 pm, organised as part of the Wye Valley River Festival. Join renowned local historian Heather Hurley, author of ‘Herefordshire’s River Trade’, to explore the quay and docks at Wilton and Ross and to hear real stories about the barges, cargoes and the men of the river. For more information see our What’s On pages.
Whatever your plans this April, we hope you enjoy the Monnow Voice and we can inspire you to join an event, go to the theatre, see a show or just have a night out at the cinema.
Have a great Easter. Enjoy!