What's on inCoughton

Welcome to Coughton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Coughton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Coughton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Coughton

25
APR
Bear Necessities
The Round House

Come and join us for free expert advice on Teddy Bear maintenance repair and restoration. Be sure to bring along your favourite cuddly friend for lots of fun Come and join us for delicious homemade tea and cakes and a small exhibition…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01600 719241
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25
APR
Hughes Douglas
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Hugless Douglas is a huggable lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He tries to find the perfect one but none of them seem quite right. After all there are so many different hugs to…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01600 772467
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25
APR
Potter's Wheel Workshops - one day
Eastnor Pottery

The workshop starts at 10am where youll be individually assigned a potters wheel for the duration of the workshop. After teacoffee introductions and initial demonstration you will be taken as a group step by step through the pot throwing process. Once you…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01531 633886
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25
APR
Richard Herring - Lord of the Dance Settee
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

After covering weighty issues like death love religion and spam javelins The King of Edinburgh is in a frivolous mood with this show about daftness whether the term cool comedian is an oxymoron and how Herrings whole career is a failed attempt…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01600 772467
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01
MAY
The Dietrich Letters - A Tribute
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Marina Laslo the Russian born singer has firmly established herself on the international music scene through her captivating artistry and unique ethereal qualities. Combining sumptuous rich and tender vocals with intense touchable emotion Marina takes on the music Marlene made famous. The…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 016006 772467
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02
MAY
Wurzels Tribute Night with The Mangledwurzels
Yew Tree Inn

An evening of Wurzels‐flavoured cider‐fuelled Scrumpy & Western entertainment from The Mangledwurzels The Mangledwurzels are a three‐piece Scrumpy & Western band based in Somerset writing and performing in the style of Adge Cutler. Formed in early 2005 the band has established themselves…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01453 542612
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08
MAY
Shaun of the Dead - Live
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Belief from Simon Pegg is putting Almost Legal Productions on the map as they bring one of the all out zombie comedy favourites to the stage. With audience participation including dressing up goody bags songs and dances ‐ to bring you life…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01600 772467
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10
MAY
Adidas 10k Trail Run
Mallards Pike Lake

A Fantastic 10k Race around the ADIDAS trail in the Beautiful FOREST of DEANA fairly flat 10k route starting at the lovely Mallards Pike Lake Picnic Area in The Forest of Dean. Starting and Finishing opposite the GO APE site.Facilities inc Parking…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 716687
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10
MAY
The Sound of Song
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

A night of Americana Folk and Blues featuring the best of local singersongwriters. Stuart Earl and Mike Edwards of My Name is Earl Graham Mizen of The Mizen Brothers Jane Pearl of Kentucky Fryd Records Thad Kelly.and Chris Mayfield of…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01600 772467
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13
MAY
Gypsy Fire
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Want to know what you can really achieve with just acoustic instruments Then come along and see the delightful Gypsy Fire an up‐and‐coming jazz quartet who are making waves in the music scene. …

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Only Men Aloud - On the Road Tour 2015
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Only Men Aloud has undergone a regeneration with a fresh line‐up and a new more individual style that suits their personalities but with the same popular appeal that has wowed fans across the country.Licensed barTickets direct from the box office or…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01600 772467
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23
MAY
Rich Hall: 3:10 to Humor
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Rich Hall: 3:10 to HumorRich Halls critically acclaimed grouchy deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid‐fire wit. The award‐winning Montana native renowned for his expertly crafted tirades and quick fire banter with audiences…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01600 772467
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27
MAY
Childrens Pottery Sessions
Eastnor Pottery

An ideal opportunity for aspiring young potters to work with professional ceramic artists. Experience hands on real clay with an exciting variety of making techniques. A different theme every time includes either a go on the potters wheel or work with coloured…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01531 633886
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29
MAY
Rockin' The Country
Monmouth Savoy Theatre

Rockin The Country takes Take the best of the 50s rock n roll era the best of classic country music tunes from 80s rock n roll and 90s new traditional country revivals. Whether you got into rock n roll via Elvis Presley…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01600 772467
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30
MAY
Potter's Wheel Weekend Workshops
Eastnor Pottery

ContentDay 1The workshop starts at 10am. After teacoffee introductions and initial demonstration you will be taken as a group step by step through the pot throwing process. Once you have got the hang of things you will be encouraged to develop at…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01531 633886
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30
MAY
Potter's Wheel Workshop - Weekend
Eastnor Pottery

The therapeutic benefits of working with soft clay on the potters wheel are well documented. Participants often leave the studio on Sunday afternoon feeling totally de‐stressed and with an overwhelming sense of well‐being. I feel like Ive spent a weekend at a…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01531 633886
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30
MAY
UB40
Chepstow

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUN
Zone 3-Forest of Dean Triathlon, Mallards Pike
Mallards Pike Lake

The Forest of Dean triathlon at the beautiful Mallards Pike Lake is sure to sell out again this yearWith the new OLYMPIC Distance it should have something for everyone.SUPERSPRINT ‐ 250m Swim15k Bike2.5k RunSPRINT ‐ 750m Swim22k Bike5k RunOlympic ‐ 1500m Swim44k…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 716687
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20
JUN
Design for Living
Hereford College of Arts

Design for Living:20 & 21 June 10am‐5pm at College Road Campus College Road Hereford HR1 1EB Admission £4. http:www.brightstripe.co.ukservicesdesign‐for‐living D4LThis weekend outdoor show offers the public the chance to admire buy and commission high quality products and services for the home and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01432 358232
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10
JUL
Madness
Chepstow

British popska band Madness saw their major success and popularity in the mid 1980s. Members include Graham Suggs McPherson Mike Barson Lee Thompson Chris Foreman Mark Bedford Daniel Woodgate and Carl Smyth. They were famed…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
AUG
From the Jam Bad Manners
Chepstow

From the Jam Bad Manners at Chepstow in Chepstow on Saturday 22 August 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch From the Jam Bad Manners live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
AUG
Goldie Lookin Chain
Chepstow

Goldie Lookin Chain at Chepstow in Chepstow on Wednesday 26 August 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best prices…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
SEP
Firework Champions
Eastnor Castle

Now in its 5th year right here at Eastnor Castle ‐ 4 great firework displays Three of the UKs best firework companies compete against each other with a 10 minute firework display choreographed to music followed by a finale display from organisers…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01327 876037
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12
SEP
h.Art Herefordshire Art Week
Various Venues across Herefordshire

h.Art Herefordshire Art Week:12‐20 September 11am‐5pm at over 100 venues countywidewww.h‐art.org.uk HARTHFD9‐day art trail following bright pink signs across the whole of Herefordshire with over 100 artists venues to choose from: Meet artists in the intimacy of their homes and…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01432 358232
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13
SEP
Frampton Country Fair with The Mangledwurzels
Frampton Court Estate

A true rural show with traditional attractions providing both entertainment and information to visitors including gun dogs shooting area and fishing coupled with trade stands and main ring entertainment. Tickets are now available from http:www.framptoncountryfair.co.uk priced £7.00 in advance or £9.00 on…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08452 305177
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20
SEP
Forest of Dean Duathlon, Mallards Pike
Mallards Pike Lake

Scenic on‐road duathlon with trail runChoose between 10k 44k 5k or 5k 22k & 2.5kSunday 14th September 2014 10.00am StartBased at Mallards Pike in Beautiful Forest of DeanA 10k 5k run on wide forest gravel trails followed by 44k 22k road bike…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 716687
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04
OCT
Zone 3-The Last Tri, Lydney Leisure Centre
Lydney Leisure Centre

Indoor pool based Sprint distance Triathlon based at Lydney Leisure Centre in the Forest of Dean. Great event for beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or for more experienced athletes looking to end the season off with…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 716687
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04
OCT
Dave Gorman
The Courtyard

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
NOV
Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair
The Courtyard Centre for the Arts,

Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair:13th‐15th November Friday and Saturday: 10am 5.30pm Sunday: 10am 5pm at The Courtyard Centre for the Arts Edgar Street Hereford HR4 9JR.Admission £4www.h‐craftfair.co.uk CRAFTHFDHigh quality show exhibiting the creative talent of 60 carefully selected designer makers…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01432 358232
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27
DEC
Seven Sins Run, Forest of Dean, 27th 28th Dec 2015
Wenchford Picnic Site

Now in its 6th year the over subscribed 7 mile run up 7 nasty hills and through 2 long water tunnels is very polpular.It is a very tough hill run through the Forest of Dean and takes in some of the beautiful…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07788 716687
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Tourist Attractions


Amazing Hedge Puzzle

Planted over twenty years ago by brothers Lindsay and Edward Heyes, the fun of the aMazing Hedge Puzzle has made it Herefordshire's most popular private tourist attraction.HISTORYPeople from all over the world have enjoyed finding out about mazes through the millennia. By making your own labyrinths you too…

Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines

As well as being part of a natural cave system, when you visit Clearwell Caves, you are entering some of Britain's oldest underground workings, dating back over 4,500 years. You will be walking through impressive caverns created by generations of Forest people that made their living from…

National Birds of Prey Centre

The National Birds of Prey Centre is open from 1st February until the 31st October annually. The centre houses on of the most significant collections of Birds of Prey in the UK with over 60 species of Owls, Eagles and Hawks. The Centre has played a major…

Dymock Grange Golf Club

Dymock Grange Golf Club ‐ golf course in Dymock, Gloucestershire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01531 890840 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Dymock Grange Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island ‐ Amusement Park in Ross‐On‐Wye, Herefordshire. Contact venue on telephone number for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Forest Hills Ltd

Forest Hills Ltd ‐ golf course in Coleford, Gloucestershire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01594 810620 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Forest Hills Ltd golf courseclub.…

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