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Chepstow Museum Hidden Presence art exhibition

The Hidden Presence Project, Chepstow Museum

The Hidden Presence Project aimed to highlight the stories of black men and women who lived in rural, rather than urban settings in Britain in the past, and to bring arts and heritage organisations together to interpret their stories in a new way.

Poster for Monmouth Women

Monmouth Women’s Festival 2016

Monmouth Women’s Festival runs for 5 days between Friday 4th to Tuesday 8th March 2016, and celebrates the achievement of women locally, nationally and around the world. Each day will lead with a different focus providing relevant talks, workshops and events.

Computer image for Logiplex IT

Logiplex Tech Tips: Get Your Computer Fit

For many people the New Year brings a drive to lead a healthier lifestyle and to achieve new goals; but what about those essential parts of business and personal life that are expected to carry on performing day after day despite everything we demand of them – our computers?

Usk Open Gardens

Usk Open Gardens June 2016

This year’s Usk Open Gardens is June 25th and 26th 2016. Around 20 private gardens will be opening and a number of volunteer groups provide refreshments. There will be a gardener’s market too.

Garden passports (with maps) will be for sale at the car park kiosks and Twyn square.

Castell Roc at Chepstow Castle

Castell Roc Chepstow 2016

Plans for Castell Roc 2016 are well underway and once again will run for 10 evenings on the last 2 weekends of August inside the stunning grounds of Chepstow Castle. Plans for Castell Roc 2016 are well underway and once again will run for 10 evenings on the last 2 weekends of August inside the stunning grounds of Chepstow Castle.

Awesome Activities for children at Shire Hall

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this half term? Why not join us at Monmouth Shire Hall for children’s craft sessions and for the chance to explore this magnificent building

Discover the splendours of the Medieval World

Learn something new this New Year in Chepstow Museum’s new 10 week art history course Chepstow Museum’s popular Art History courses will focus on a new period in January – you don’t have to have been before or have any knowledge of art or history – but we hope you will have by the end […]

A Bottle of Wine in Le Puy en Velay

Le Puy en Velay is a remote cathedral city tucked away in the interior of France just to the north of the Cévennes. It is set in a volcanic bowl in the high plateau of the Massif Central. The cathedral is an impressive construction, built of the local volcanic stone, which looks like pumice stone. […]