Category: What Else Is On

  • Hollie McNish for Festival of Words 2017

    Hollie McNish  for Festival of Words 2017

    Performance poet Hollie McNish is the latest addition to the programme for this years Coleford Festival of Words (3-8th July) she will be launching her new collection PLUM and sharing her ideas in a workshop at Lakers School…more details soon

  • There are times you have to SPEAK OUT

    what ever ways through endless chains of fingers clicking on keyboards or spanish beats of song writers preparing words to chant and sing of artists creating flags and banners of taking steps out into the world, shouting out the windows waving and cheering and remembering those who marched before us and sharing with our children […]

  • Coleford Festival of Words 3-8th July 2017

    Coleford Festival of Words  3-8th July 2017

    First news – Festival events will include… Author, Comedian, broadcaster MILES JUPP  reading and talking about his new book ‘Egg and Soldiers’ It is a fictional childhood memoir of a man called Damien Trench who previously featured in a BBC Radio 4 sitcom called ‘in and out of the kitchen’ He is currently on a […]

  • its not just a film- Daniel Blake reflection

    its not just a film- Daniel Blake reflection
  • ‘I Daniel Blake’ arrives on local screen

    ‘I Daniel Blake’ arrives on local screen

    ‘I Daniel Blake’ the award winning film by internationally acclaimed director Ken Loach, finally makes its way onto a cinema screen in the Forest. Released at the end of October it will now be shown at the Palace Cinema in Belle Vue Rd Cinderford. There are at present only 4 showings. Friday 9th Dec- 6-45pm Sunday […]

  • See the film – I Daniel Blake- if you can!!

    See the film – I Daniel Blake- if you can!!

    So the new releases arrive on our local screens but not the Independant voices, the small scale cinema from across the world make it to a few screens mostly in major cities, they maybe still brilliant examples  of film and story telling, they  may still win awards across the globe, and in the ways of […]

  • Community Transport is for Everyone!!

    Forest Routes is a Lottery funded community transport partnership in the Forest of Dean http://forestroutes.org/ We are working together to raise awareness of the four community transport providers, to promote their services and to recruit new volunteers to work with them. Contact 01594 812613 If you are interested in volunteering there are many roles available; […]

  • Live at the Evergreen Hall Broadwell – GL16 7BN

    Live at the Evergreen Hall Broadwell – GL16 7BN

     LAST THURS adv Tickets Coleford Library or Coleford Tourist Office All events at Evergreen Hall Broadwell GL16 7BN  Thurs April 27th  Quartette Lunoire Acclaimed musician John Hymas brings his brand new ensemble, Quartette Lunoire to the Forest of Dean. John describes the show as a theatrical experience as much as a classical concert. The quartet […]

  • “Les Lycras” Crossing the Border in deepest europe on their Summer Tour

    “Les Lycras” Crossing the Border in deepest europe on their Summer Tour

    Les  Lycra’s now heading for Coleford in the Forest of Dean to meet up with the other big names as the Tour of Britain visits the South West of England. You can follow their blog of blogs,’with all the cogs’ insight to the pressures (front 27 rear 29) of high octane sprouts….as the screens wipe […]

  • Underground Music back in the Forest sat 25th June

    Underground Music back in the Forest sat 25th June

    Colin Tully (who used to play in John Martyn’s band and who wrote the music for Gregory’s Girl) is playing at Clearwell Caves on Saturday night . His daughter Ailsa is also playing. Ailsa is a folk singer. Colin is more Celtic jazz.