Tenth Coleford Festival of Words – programme now available

The full Festival programme and booking information is now available on the website.  Printed copies will be distributed throughout the Forest and beyond over the next couple of weeks. Meanwhile, here’s a downloadable version to browse at your leisure –…


Thumbnail Do they really want to have a Conversation?

It is a ripe time to get involved Coleford Town Council, Forest of Dean District Council and Glos County Council are all in the process of deciding how much they will expect us to pay them for our services for…


Thumbnail Last THurs 25th January Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

                Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman arrive on Thursday 25th January to raise the stakes of excitement within the Evergreen Hall in Broadwell BBC award winning duo bring the promise of a great…


Diana Gash (member of Coleford NDP steering group) comments on Lawnstone Plans

‘Last chance to get a green and nAtural space in Coleford Town Centre. When Lawnstone House was pulled down it was a shame. Another piece of history and another old building gone. BUT it did leave a lovely open space…


Thumbnail Festival of WORDS surfing toward end of the week–lots more to do

Coleford Festival of Words 2017 3-9th July Several days of complete contrast- with the surfing festival goers seeking a bit of shade the end of the week in the Coleford Baptist Hall offers on Thursday 6th at 8pm an audience…


Thumbnail Bring Out Your Words-I’M READING’ Writers challenge- Rants, Rhymes, Poems and Plays…..???

COLEFORD FESTIVAL of Words 3rd to 9th July 2017 I’M READING A competition for writers A competition judged, and prizes presented, by our own Forest writer, Andrew Taylor, author of the current bestseller The Ashes of London Prizes 1st: £30…


Pagoda- secret accordianist at Last Thursday 29th June

Paul Hutchinson the secret accordianist and Karen Wimhurst on saxophone are Pagoda Pagoda Project is a duo comprising Paul Hutchinson (piano accordion) and Karen Wimhurst (clarinets). And neither of them sing (except with their respective instruments of course, you might…


Thumbnail Taste n Tales- Journey to CARIBBEAN- TUES 18TH OCT 5PM

To celebrate Diversity Month Coleford’s Taste n Tales project welcomes Valerie Simms from Gloucester to share a West Indian menu and stories from her life. The project has been meeting regularly  in Coleford Library since 2014 to share stories and…


Last Thursday 27th October – A New Season of Great Live Events …GL16 7BN


Forest Faddle 2016 Saturday 15th October Forest Theatre Five Acres Coleford

Dean Forest Voice presents The  13th Forest Faddle is on Saturday 15th October 7pm at the Forest Theatre with special guests the          Hereford Police Male Voice Choir and the very best of Forest Entertainment Singer songwriter…