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  • Coleford Festival of Words- on tour

    Coleford Festival of Words- on tour

    Coleford Festival of Words- taking a different tack this year from the usual week long programme- there have been a range of smaller scale community events over the last few months. In July the Festival ran a series of workshop sessions ‘Remembering The Beatles’ including a  quiz, sing along and a sharing of  memories inspired […]

  • Fracking in the Forest of Dean? Consultation closes 27th September

    Fracking in the Forest of Dean?  Consultation closes 27th September

    Forest of Dean  in national news again- 300 people lobby at Shire Hall Thursday 3rd September add your voice to consultation before 27th september Fracking might go ahead in the forest of dean, here are some news articles: www.stroudlife.co.uk/Fracking-fears-surface-Stroud-Forest-Dean/story-27651761-detail/story.html www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk/Fracking-fears-Forest-Dean/story-27657205-detail/story.html   What is “Fracking”?  click here for a comprehensive answer www.dangersoffracking.com www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14432401   Campaigners have […]

  • Coleford Music Festival – favourite moments?

    Coleford Music Festival – favourite moments?

      Fill the town with music, pave the streets with people…

  • Still Chasing the Blue Elephant- sixteen community cafe Bank st friday 28th at 10-30am

    Still Chasing the Blue Elephant- sixteen community cafe Bank st friday  28th at 10-30am

      Last session-Come and build a story,songs,dances – all welcome- Cake and a drink complete the morning- all for £5 (image by Molly Rozier who is part of Herefordshire Arts week  12-20th September – www.h-art.org.uk)

  • Drop of A Pin – New Play Premiere

    Drop of A Pin – New Play Premiere

    Don’t miss this Gloucester Folk  Museum this saturday…

  • Some days to Play in the summer

                                        Summer Activities across the Forest of Dean Family Tree,(Leaves) Coleford – Phone 01594837927 Thursday 23rd and 30th July, 6th, 13th and 27th August 1.30-3pm  Stay and Play for children up to age 8 years. Family Tree (Twigs) Mitcheldean – Phone 01594 542182 Wednesday 22nd and 29th July, 5th, 19th and 26th August 9.30-11am Stay […]

  • A festival of Spanish stories Fri 26th, Sat 27th June – Cinderford Artspace

    Friday 26 June 2015 Artspace, Cinderford An evening of Spanish stories and songs of Resistance performed by Pilar Awa (voice) & Jack Young (spanish guitar) “Libres” brings stories, images & folk music from the social revolution of 1936; it also brings updates on the current situation in Spain and makes connections with contemporary social movements […]

  • New Cafe Sixteen – Bank Street – Tuesday cake and chat offer…

    FAMILIES TOGETHER IF YOU ARE A PARENT, GRANDPARENT,AUNTY,UNCLE OR CARER COME AND CHAT TOGETHER OVER A DRINK AND PIECE OF CAKE AT AT A SPECIAL PRICE OF £3.50 Sixteen Community Cafe EVERY TUESDAY (STARTING 21ST JULY) 9.30AM TO 12 NOON OR 1.30PM TO 3PM Sixteen Community Cafe “Working with the community for the community” 16 […]

  • ‘I was there’ report from the recent London Demonstration against the cuts

    ‘I was there’ report from the recent London Demonstration against the cuts

    What was it like and what comes next?   250,000 marched in London last weekend. The mood is growing . More action needed. More ideas on how and what. You are invited to hear a report and take part in a discussion on how to resist the next round of cuts to services. Tuesday 30th […]

  • 1960s – Remember the Beatles?

    1960s – Remember the Beatles?

    COLEFORD FESTIVAL of Words Remembering the Beatles Acclaimed accordionist  Paul Hutchinson with a performance of specially commissioned live music inspired by the Beatles and a chance for you to share your memories of the Fab Four, their songs and the 1960s Coleford Library- Tuesday 7th July 11am Evening performance 5-30pm thanks to Coleford Library, Coleford […]