Trapeze & circus skills workshops. The Circus and Performance Project, Engage, is run by Artspace Cinderford. You can learn; static trapeze, juggling, diabolo and other manipulation skills; acrobalance and performance skills. We meet during the evenings several times a week at The New Mercury and work regularly towards performances and displays.
Infrared combat games.The closest you can get to being in a battle situation without going into battle for real. BATTLESPORTS is the ‘LIVE’ version of the best computer based war games
BARNWOOD TRUST CHARITABLE ORGANISATION
Offering grants, workshops & more.
THE BRITISH ARMY
Looking for adventure and travel? Whatever you want for you the army will help you get there and with over 200 different roles find the right one for you.
CHRISTIAN ADVENTURE CENTRE
Residential outdoor adventure centre offering outdoor pursuits and adventure activities for groups.
COLEFORD BUSKING FESTIVAL
Now firmly established as an annual event the fifth Coleford Busking Festival will take place in May 2016.
A clear guide to many cycling tracks in the Forest of Dean . Bike map one side, information to plan a great day out on the other. Covers the heart of the forest – the Family Trail, Parkend and Cinderford areas and skirting Lydbrook. 43 miles of guided rides plus a further 46 miles of easily rideable shortcuts, links and alternatives.
DEAN HERITAGE CENTRE
Fun indoors & out, a great day out for families. The Dean Heritage Centre is one of Gloucestershire’s leading attractions. Set across a stunning and fully interactive five acre site, the centre protects and preserves the unique history and heritage of the beautiful Forest of Dean.
FOREST OF DEAN ADVENTURE
Forest of Dean Adventure Ltd is based in the beautiful Forest of Dean and Wye Valley in Gloucestershire. We take pride in offering quality activities, an excellent service and great value for money. Our professional and dedicated staff are here to ensure you have a great time and an adventure to remember.
FOREST OF DEAN RAMBLERS
Encouraging more people to take up walking.
FOREST OF DEAN SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Fun, friendly jargon free photography tuition
Promoting the use of local businesses
THE FOREST BEE
Promoting learning and group activities across the Dean with free brochures coming out at the start of school term, complemented by a website
Find out what sports & activities are available at your local Freedom Leisure Centre.
FOREST OF DEAN LAND ROVER CLUB
A group that share an interest in land rovers, 4 x 4 driving & green laning
We care for the Public Forest Estate in the Forest of Dean, enhancing the environment for all.
THE FORESTERS’ FOREST
We are a Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership programme, formed from an association of partner organisations and local community groups within the Forest of Dean. Our aim is to raise awareness and participation in the built, natural and cultural heritage that makes our Forest special. There are lots of things to see, do, explore and get involved in, so we hope you’ll come and join us in a range of community based activities, volunteering opportunities and projects.
Pony Trekking is available for most ages and abilities catered for in small friendly groups.
We also provide breaking and schooling services, livery and holiday cover.
FOREST HILLS GOLF CLUB
Golf course providing facilities & instruction for beginners & golfers of all ages
We enable girls to become rainbows, brownies, guides or part of senior section so they can participate in activities.
Sports and Outdoor Adventure courses can lead to a lot of exciting opportunities! So can our Public Service courses, which prepare you for a life of responsibility!
GLOUCESTERSHIRE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
With over 750 clubs and 2200 teams affiliated in Gloucestershire, there is an opporutnity for everyone to Get into Football
The Gloucestershire FA are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to play football and with the wide range of clubs and initiatives available hopefully you will Get into Football.
Award winning outdoor adventure activities for all the family
GLOUCESTERSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST
Inspiring people about nature. Help protect Gloucestershire’s wildlife for future generations
If you can imagine combining dodge ball with paint ball but using bows & arrows (big foam tipped ones , don’t worry!) then you’ve probably got the idea……..adrenaline without the bruises!
MASTER SKEN ACADEMY
We offer MuayThai classes to suit all ages, sizes and abilities. Our members enjoy the benefits of internationally recognised MTQ Muay Thai trainers alongside a fully equipped gymnasium dedicated to the art of Muay Thai & Fitness, including a full range of Cross Training equipment.
Come handle some rather unusual animals
Cycling for everyone in the beautiful Forest of Dean.
Bike hire, Bike shop & cafe.
RELAY FOR LIFE
Relay For Life is our overnight family event that brings everyone in the community together to show that united we are stronger than cancer.
At Relay we celebrate cancer survivors, remember those lost and raise vital funds to help beat cancer sooner.
ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN CYCLING CLUB
Over 60 years of cycling in and around the Forest of Dean.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION
Fun rugby passing challenge testing passing accuracy & kicking skills
OUTDOOR COACHING UK
Whether you are a teacher looking for ways to enhance your students’ outdoor learning experiences; a business who wants their team to find new ways of working together; a family looking for ways to explore the outdoors with a different kind of camping experience or in search of a novel Birthday Party – come and see what we can do for you.
Hints & tips on how to give nature a home
THE RIVER FESTIVAL
Wye Valley River Festival 2016 central theme of ‘Global Arteries’ connect with our complex and universal relationship with water. An artistic out pouring of song, story and spectacle in the landscape –delight in the Waters of the Wye and beyond …
Inshore rescue boat & land search organisation covering the Severn Estuary
THE SEALED KNOT
A registered educational charity that seeks to increase public awareness of the history of the English Civil War by giving talks. displays and staging historical battle re-enactments.
Home from home dog boarding, pet sitting, doggy day care, per taxi & transport.
Taurus Crafts is a visitor destination featuring a diverse variety of small artisan businesses most of whom make and sell from their workshops.
Triangle Radio is a community radio station produced for the community by the community. Everyone involved with Triangle Radio is a volunteer and all of us want the station to be the best it can be and to produce maximum benefit for our community.
An exciting new experience for this year.
YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION
Residential & non residential experiences from archery, castle tours, and banquets to family & school educational activities & package.
WHITE LOTUS MARTIAL ARTS
Self defence, restraint techniques, kick boxing & more.Your training will include self defence techniques, pressure points ’atemi’, throws and breakfalls, breaking techniques, control and restraint techniques, weapons training and all aspects of kickboxing. On of top of that you will learn many useful Gracie jujitsu techniques
WALKING FOR HEALTH
We offer 16 free, regular walks throughout the Forest of Dean. All our walks are free to take part in and there’s no need to book. They are suitable for all abilities and can range from just 10 minutes to up to an hour. All end at a café or similar so there’s a chance for refreshments and a chat. Full details on our website at http://www.walkingforhealth.org.uk/forest-dean-walking-for-health or phone Kim Spencer on 01594 562240 for more information.
GWENT OUTDOOR CENTRE
Outdoor activities are fantastic fun – and they help build self-esteem and self-confidence too. Try something you’ve never done before and you’ll come away with a real se nse of achievement.
RIDING FOR THE DISABLED
Our horses and ponies provide therapy and fun to people all over the UK.
DEAN FOREST RAILWAY
Our 4 1/2 mile line runs through beautiful woodland and countryside offering visitors a chance to experience the relaxing pace of a typical country branch line. With our 5 stations along the way you’ll have time to explore the local area, taking in woodland walks and country pubs or venturing down to the Severn estuary to explore Lydney Harbour with its fantastic views across the Severn.