Tintern village events

Days on which events are occurring are coloured pink.

WISP Training Day

Start Date:

2022-05-20T11:00:00BST


End Time:

2022-05-20T16:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Want to find out more about invasive species? Then come along and learn about invasive species and give ‘balsam bashing’ a go.
Balsam Training Day at Tintern Village Hall with the AONB Unit, WaREN and Wye & Usk Foundation. All Welcome!

Free event but booking required (so we can assess how many cakes to get in).
Eventbrite booking click here. For more information click here

About this event
Come along to our balsam training day in Tintern Village Hall to find out more about invasive species in the Wye Valley and how you can help tackle them!
There will be talks from the Wales Resilient Ecological Network, the Wye Valley AONB, and the Wye and Usk foundation in the morning. Followed by a ‘balsam bash’ in the afternoon, where you can get stuck in and learn how to tackle Himalayan balsam in your community!
Refreshments will be available but please bring a packed lunch. Make sure to wear suitable outdoor clothing, including wellies or walking boots, and if possible bring along a pair of gardening gloves!

Contact: Wye Valley AONB Unit, Ellie Baggett naturerecovery@wyevalleyaonb.org.uk
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Tintern Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2022-05-14T08:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The Tintern Marian Way - An ancient Pilgrimage in a modern context.

The Friends of Our Lady of Tintern (FOLT) are currently engaged in reviving parts of the mediaeval Pilgrimage route to Tintern Abbey and the statue of the Virgin Mary and Child as a circular path for local walkers and visitors to the area. The Marian Way offers the modern-day Pilgrim the chance to tread in the footsteps of the Cistercian monks and mediaeval devotees along the arduous Stony Way-the path of sorrows- to Penterry Church, Penterry for rest and contemplation before returning to Tintern Abbey through luscious, forested landscape- the path of joys.
Pilgrimage was an integral part of the spiritual life in the Middle Ages, as much as walking is to the more physical life of today and served as an analogy for one’s life journey and it is in this spirit we hope walkers will undertake the ‘way’. Living through an age which we might describe as thirsting for secular, meaningful experiences the ‘symbolic’ landscape the walk promotes provides the ordinary man, woman and child an exercise in spiritual and physical well-being as well as an opportunity to engage with the landscape and its history.
The destination of the Pilgrimage, the Marian shrine in Tintern Abbey, preserved in tact until the dissolution of the monasteries, was the focus of devotion in the 14th 15th and 16th centuries. It was said to be the source of miracles for those seeking emotional and physical healing. Its modern-day replica by sculptor Philip Chatfield is a timely reminder of Mary’s symbolic position as a feminine intercessor between the two worlds of an ideal ‘spiritual’ world of forms and the world of nature. Where better can this experience be realised than journeying through an area of outstanding natural beauty and religious cultural heritage.
The Path of Joys: Mary of the Wild Garlic. Photograph by Dick Coates.
The evening of Music and Poetry celebrating the Marian Way will take place in St. Michael’s Church Tintern on Saturday May 14th at 6pm. It will feature the work of local poets who took part in a walking poetry workshop along the Way, convened by award winning poet Fiona Benson as part of a Words and Lanscape Project.
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Tintern Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2022-05-19T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Sing for the Earth

Start Date:

2022-04-24T11:00:00BST


Location:

Mackenzie Hall, Brockweir


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Tintern's Big Jubilee Lunch

Start Date:

2022-06-03T12:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall and Playground


Event Description:

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Tintern Sunflower Challenge

Start Date:

2022-03-26T10:00:00GMT


Event Description:

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Tintern Tots Toys & Togs Sale

Start Date:

2022-05-22T10:00:00BST


End Time:

2022-05-22T16:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Easter Prize Bingo

Start Date:

2022-04-05T19:15:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Spring Ball

Start Date:

2022-04-09T19:30:00BST


Location:

Wild Hare Hotel


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Tintern Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2022-05-17T19:30:00BST


Location:

Online via Zoom


Event Description:

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Speaker: Prof. Simon Cottle
Topic: On Nature, Crisis and Hope


Simon writes: We are all intimately involved in the world of nature; our lives depend on it. And yet, today, the world it seems is in peril because our relationship to nature is breaking down. This talk first briefly sets out some of the rapidly accumulating evidence that points to a ‘world-in-crisis’ and which underpins projections of probable ‘civilizational collapse,’ before exploring the possibilities of ‘hope’ and where and how this may still be found.


For more information and a Zoom link to this meeting, please click here.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2022-02-15T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online via Zoom


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Beyond the Brain: the Mystery of Mind
Speaker: John Clarke


John Clive, speaker advertised for Tuesday15th Feb, is unwell and his talk will be postponed until 15th March.

Instead John Clarke will give a talk entitled: Beyond the Brain: the Mystery of Mind.


For more information and a Zoom link to this meeting, please click here.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2022-03-15T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online via Zoom


Event Description:

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John Clarke will be giving a talk on: The Enlightenment: Did Russia Get It?' which will examine the philosophical background to the ongoing catastrophe in the Ukraine.

We are sorry to tell you that our previously advertised speaker, John Clive, is still unwell, and we are looking forward to hearing his talk in due course.

For more information and a Zoom link to this meeting, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-05-03T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-06-14T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-07-05T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-09-06T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-08-02T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-10-04T19:30:00BST


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-11-01T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club

Start Date:

2022-12-06T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Rose & Crown, Tintern


Event Description:

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Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club Open Mic
Rose & Crown, Tintern

The Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club was started in Brockweir in 2015 and moved to the Rose & Crown in Tintern in 2017. It is run by enthusiastic music lovers Adrian Birch and Sue Skinner. Gatherings are 'open mic' and all styles of music, songs and poetry are welcomed with performers joining us from Gloucestershire, Bristol, Monmouthshire and Tintern itself.

Contacts
Sue Skinner sue.tcbelfry@btinternet.com
Adrian Birch adrianbirch1@gmail.com

For more information about the Wye Valley Acoustic Music Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club meeting

Start Date:

2022-03-18T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Speaker:
Chris Hodges
Topic: Stone Walling

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club meeting

Start Date:

2022-04-22T19:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Speaker:
Heather Hurley
Topic: River Trade

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club meeting

Start Date:

2022-09-16T19:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Speaker and Topic to be confirmed.


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Tintern Garden Club meeting

Start Date:

2022-10-21T19:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Speaker:
Alexandra Luker
Topic: Demonstration on Autumn/Winter Hanging Baskets

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club meeting

Start Date:

2022-11-18T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Speaker:
Paul Bennell
Topic: Photographic presentation on bridges and other local places of interest.

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club: Garden Visit

Start Date:

2022-05-13T18:30:00BST


Location:

The Alma, Bully Hole Bottom


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Garden Visit

Venue: The Alma, Bully Hole Bottom

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club: Garden Visit

Start Date:

2022-07-15T18:30:00BST


Location:

Greenfields, Brockweir Common


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club Meeting

Garden Visit

Venue: Greenfields, Brockweir Common

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club: Garden Party

Start Date:

2022-06-17T18:30:00BST


Location:

Robin Cottage, Trellech Road


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club

Garden Party

Venue: Robin Cottage, Trellech Road, Tintern

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Club Show

Start Date:

2022-08-13T14:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club

Garden Club Show

Venue: Tintern Village Hall

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Garden Christmas Party

Start Date:

2022-08-13T18:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Garden Club

Garden Club Show

Venue: Tintern Village Hall

For more information about Tintern Garden Club, please click here.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2022-01-18T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online via Zoom


Event Description:

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What's in a story?

Stories and story-telling are fundamental in all cultures and play a role in all aspects of life. In this talk Vanessa Dodd will explore the ways in which stories have blossomed into a variety of forms and media, especially in our postmodern age when stories and narratives have become central to philosophical and social concerns.

For more information and a Zoom link to this meeting, please click here.
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Children's Christingle Service

Start Date:

2021-12-19T10:30:00GMT


Location:

St Michael's Church, Tintern


Event Description:

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Free Buffet and Carols at Bethel Chapel

Start Date:

2021-12-21T18:30:00GMT


Location:

Bethel Chapel, Trelleck Road, Tintern


Event Description:

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Christmas Eve Family Carols

Start Date:

2021-12-24T17:00:00GMT


Location:

St Michael's Church, Tintern


Event Description:

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Remembrance Sunday Service

Start Date:

2021-11-14T10:30:00GMT


Location:

Leytons Field (next to the village hall)


Event Description:

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On Sunday, the Remembrance Service will be held on Leytons field (behind the Village Hall) at 10.30am but if it is raining, we will move it to the church.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2021-01-04T19:00:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-11-30T19:00:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-10-26T19:00:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-09-28T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-08-24T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-07-27T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Community Council Meeting

Start Date:

2020-06-29T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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The monthly TCC meetings start at 7pm and are held in Tintern Village Hall. The public is welcome to attend and we have a public forum at the beginning of each meeting where issues can be raised. For further information and any queries about TCC matters, please contact the Clerk (Liz Greatorex-Davies) at clerk@tinterncc.co.uk or see the TCC website.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-03-16T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online with Zoom


Event Description:

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Topic: Extinction: The Next Big Issue
Speaker: John Clarke


The talk will comprise of some thoughts on the consequences of human activity and speculation on human extinction from the perspective of philosophy and the history of ideas.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.

Photo credit: Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-10-19T19:30:00BST


Location:

Online with Zoom


Event Description:

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Topic: Do we need a New Worldview?
Speaker: John Clarke


John writes: As we approach COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, I want to raise some philosophical questions about the need, often expressed, for a new world view if we are to deal adequately with the global warming crisis. I will be making use of the ideas of philosophers Spinoza (1632-77), and Arne Naess (1912-2009) founder of the Deep Ecology movement.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-02-16T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online with Zoom


Event Description:

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Topic: Iris Murdoch: A Very British Philosopher?
Speaker: Dr Vanessa Dodd


Novelist, essayist and moral philosopher, Iris Murdoch is often remembered for her decline into Alzheimer’s depicted in the 2001 film Iris. In this talk I hope to recover some of her standing as a moral philosopher and philosopher of art by exploring the key philosophies which dominate her thinking.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-01-19T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online with Zoom


Event Description:

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Bob Clarke will talk on 'Historical reflections on the 'Two Cultures' controversy (1959-1962)?'
In May 1959, the scientist and novelist C. P. Snow delivered at lecture in Cambridge, entitled ‘The Two Cultures’ – ostensibly they were the Sciences and the Humanities. An ensuing controversy became very well-known across the English-speaking world. Through this talk we will attempt to understand it within a broader historical context, delving back as far as 1798.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2020-08-25T19:30:00BST


Location:

Online with Zoom


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John Clarke will talk on 'China and the West: Clash of civilisations?'
John writes: A long time ago I was glad to be offered a teaching job in philosophy at the University of Singapore since, like many of my generation, I was drawn to the 'mysteries of the orient'. Alas no mysteries. The philosophy taught there was exactly the same as the philosophy taught in any British University. Even my ethnic Chinese colleagues showed no interest in Chinese philosophical traditions. So it was only on my return to the UK that I embarked on a study of those traditions, and this led me investigate the relationships and influences between the intellectual cultures of China and the West. I wrote several books on this subject, including Oriental Enlightenment: the Encounter between Asian and Western Thought. This is the context of my presentation which relates specifically to recent talk of a 'clash' between China and the West.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2022-04-19T19:30:00BST


Location:

Online with Zoom


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Philosophy Circle Meeting
Online, Tuesday 19th April 2022 at 7.30pm
Speaker: Juliet Trewellard
Topic: Nature, Memory & the Imagination: The English Romantics. 1790 – 1820


In my talk I will look at the Romantic movement, its origins and its art, both the visual arts and poetry, and in particular I will look at the notion of the Sublime, essentially a rapturous response to Nature, or a representation of nature which could lead to a transcending of the mundane and the earthly.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2020-09-22T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Halll


Event Description:

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Tim Cross will talk on 'What on Earth were they thinking of? The beginnings of philosophy?

Tim studied philosophy at Oxford University and lectures on economics and business studies. He writes: From the modern continental thought of the June session, we go right back to the beginning of western philosophy before the invention of the term ‘philosophy’. His talk covers the so-called preSocratic philosophers in the ancient Greek world starting from about 600 BCE. This was a key period in the development of western civilisation, just after the composition of the Iliad and Odyssey (approx. 750 BCE) and the development of coinage (approx. 620 BCE).

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2020-09-22T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Halll


Event Description:

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Tim Cross will talk on 'What on Earth were they thinking of? The beginnings of philosophy?

Tim studied philosophy at Oxford University and lectures on economics and business studies. He writes: From the modern continental thought of the June session, we go right back to the beginning of western philosophy before the invention of the term ‘philosophy’. His talk covers the so-called preSocratic philosophers in the ancient Greek world starting from about 600 BCE. This was a key period in the development of western civilisation, just after the composition of the Iliad and Odyssey (approx. 750 BCE) and the development of coinage (approx. 620 BCE).

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2020-09-22T19:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Halll


Event Description:

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Tim Cross will talk on 'What on Earth were they thinking of? The beginnings of philosophy?

Tim studied philosophy at Oxford University and lectures on economics and business studies. He writes: From the modern continental thought of the June session, we go right back to the beginning of western philosophy before the invention of the term ‘philosophy’. His talk covers the so-called preSocratic philosophers in the ancient Greek world starting from about 600 BCE. This was a key period in the development of western civilisation, just after the composition of the Iliad and Odyssey (approx. 750 BCE) and the development of coinage (approx. 620 BCE).

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the
Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosophy Circle

Start Date:

2020-10-20T19:30:00BST


Location:

Online with Zoom


Event Description:

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 20th October at 7.30 online.
Topic: Philosophy of Risk
Speaker: John Clark


The talk will look at how people view and balance risks and factor this into their lives and strategies - and also what philosophers/thinkers have had to say on the subject over the ages.

For more information please see the Tintern Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Philosopy Circle

Start Date:

2020-11-17T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online via Zoom


Event Description:

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The next Philosophy Circle meeting will be on Tuesday 17th November at 7.30pm and will be online via Zoom.

Topic: "The skull grins in at the banquet"
Speaker: Mark Kirwin


Mark Kirwin writes: Death, the perennial cure for all diseases, has long been a subject of deep fascination for many of us. We’re in good company as it’s probably the root of all philosophy. Our relationship with death, how we reflect or refuse to reflect upon it, seems key to understanding many puzzles about our species.

For more details on this talk please go to the Tintern Philosophy Circle page.

Tintern Philosophy Circle

Start Date:

2020-12-15T19:30:00GMT


Event Description:

The next meeting will be on Tuesday 15th December at 7.30 online.
Topic: The rise and fall of logical positivism: key issues in 20th century philosophy
Speaker: John Clarke


One of the most contested issues in 20th century philosophy was between those like A.J. Ayer (with his best-selling book Language, Truth and Logic) who sought clarity and down-to-earth empirical certainty at all costs, and those like Karl Popper (with his speculations about an 'open universe') who, while giving science an important role, believed that philosophy should explore issues that embrace wider traditional metaphysical questions

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Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2021-04-20T19:30:00BST


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Topic: Massacre of the Innocents: On Historically Shifting Registers of Humanitarianism, and Why it Matters Today
Speaker: Professor Simon Cottle


Images, as well as words, are sometimes good to think with. This illustrated presentation reflects on the changing historical registers and shifting sentiments evident within depictions of atrocity over many centuries. It asks what these may tell us about the deep historical currents running through human society up to and including the globalised present.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the Philosophy Circle page.
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Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-06-22T19:30:00BST


Location:

Zoom


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Tintern Philosophy Circle
Tuesday 22nd June via Zoom
Topic: The Early Utilitarians
Speaker: Dr Ken Binmore


Utilitarians think we should seek the greatest happiness for the greatest number. Who were the pioneer utilitarians? What kind of lives did they live? How did their doctrine develop? What does modern utilitarianism look like? This talk focuses on the beginnings of utilitarianism.

For further details, including instructions for joining this Zoom meeting, please see the Philosophy Circle page.
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Over 60s Afternoon Tea

Start Date:

2021-08-06T15:00:00BST


Location:

Humble by Nature


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Art in Penallt 2021

Start Date:

2021-08-28T10:00:00BST


End Time:

2021-08-31T04:00:00BST


Location:

Humble by Nature


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Art in Penallt 2021


Fine art, sculpture, wood, ceramics and jewellery


Once again, the hillside village of Penallt, near Monmouth, is hosting a major art event over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 28th to Monday 30th August 2021 and takes place at Humble by Nature, on the edge of the village. Artworks in a variety of media are exhibited in the Long Barn (pre-booked entry with timed tickets) as well as outside. There will be twice daily demonstrations in the Byre and artists' and makers' stalls in the Lambing Shed.

Visit the website to find our online brochure and full event details.

https://www.artinpenallt.org.uk

Admission £3 Under 16s free
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Tintern Philosophy Circle meeting

Start Date:

2021-07-20T19:30:00BST


Location:

via Zoom


Event Description:

Philosophy Circle meeting
Topic: The Freedom to Choose
Speaker: Keith Ray

I am calling the talk 'The Freedom to Choose' which has been taken from Viktor Frankl's book 'Man's Search for Meaning'. A Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry in Vienna, Frankl survived 3+ years in various Nazi death camps during WW2. I will be sharing some reflections on how Frankl's wisdom not only inspired me in my lifetime but in my view offers hope for those currently experiencing human suffering with their mental well-being which the covid pandemic is being held responsible for.

For more information on this talk and how to join via Zoom please go to the Tintern Philosophy Circle page.
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Village Hall Playground and Garden Maintenance Day

Start Date:

2021-08-07T10:00:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Tintern Garden Club Annual Show

Start Date:

2022-08-13T14:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Tintern Garden Club Annual Show

Start Date:

2021-08-14T14:30:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Film Night - Nomadland

Start Date:

2021-09-10T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


Event Description:

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Tintern Film Nights are back! And for this September show, entry is FREE!

With Oscars for best film, best director and best actress, Nomadland is the story of a woman in her sixties who, after losing everything in the Great Recession, embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

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Film Night - The Father

Start Date:

2021-10-08T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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"Hopkins gives a moving, Oscar-winning turn as a man with dementia in a film full of intelligent performances, disorienting time slips and powerful theatrical effects." Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

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Film Night - 23 Walks

Start Date:

2021-11-12T19:45:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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"In this warm and kindly drama, Alison Steadman and Dave Johns play a couple brought together by their daily perambulations with pooches" Leslie Felperin, Guardian

"It's a moving, relaxed, honest portrait of two later-life singletons who aren't looking for love, but who find it anyway." Paul Morrison, Radio Times

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Film Night - Dream Horse

Start Date:

2021-12-10T19:45:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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"The feelgood Brit-com is back!" Kevin Maher, The Times

It's a true story. In a Monmouthshire village, Jan Vokes (Toni Collette), Co-op checkout woman by day, barmaid by night, ambitiously decides to apply her pigeon-breeding expertise to horse racing. With local accountant Howard Davies (Damian Lewis), she forms a syndicate of villagers to raise the fees so trainer Philip Hobbs (Nicholas Farrell) might guide Dream Alliance, the horse they have raised on an allotment, to winning ways.

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Film Night - The Courier

Start Date:

2022-02-11T19:45:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI6 and a CIA operative (Rachel Brosnahan), he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with Soviet officer Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze) in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

"…this is top class - tense and stressful to an almost unbearable degree." Matthew Bond, Mail On Sunday

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Film Night - WEST SIDE STORY

Start Date:

2022-05-13T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Directed by Steven Spielberg at his most masterful, with a smartly-conceived screenplay by Tony Kushner and crisp new choreography by Justin Peck, the film honours the production's roots while giving it a 21st-Century sensibility.

"Spielberg's finest film in 20 years, and a new milestone in the career of one of our greatest living directors." Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

"His mastery of technique is thrilling; I gave my heart to this poignant American fairytale of doomed love." Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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Film Night - BELFAST

Start Date:

2022-06-10T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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BELFAST is a movie straight from Kenneth Branagh's own experience. A nine-year-old boy must chart a path towards adulthood through a world that has suddenly turned upside down. His stable and loving community and everything he thought he understood about life is changed forever but joy, laughter, music and the formative magic of the movies remain.

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Film Night - THE DUKE

Start Date:

2022-07-08T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Starring Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren.
An old-fashioned British comedy caper that is plainly lovely and a joy. Based on a true story, it’s an account of the 1961 theft of a Goya painting from the National Gallery, stars Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren, and is directed by Roger Michell (of Notting Hill fame). Many films have all their ducks in a row yet are somehow disappointing, but this is perfect, capturing the spirit and joie de vivre of the old Ealing comedies.

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Film Night - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPEN

Start Date:

2022-08-12T19:45:00BST


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Starring Mark Rylance.
"Phantom of the Open is a comedy-drama telling a true story that would have to be true as no one would believe it. The subject is Maurice Flitcroft, a crane operator who took up golf at 46 after seeing it on the telly and entered the British Open in 1976, achieving the highest score ever. (‘Does that mean he’s won?’, asked his wife.) Dubbed ‘the world’s worst golfer’, he then hoaxed his way into further Opens, much to the incandescent rage of the snobbish authorities, and you’ll be rooting for him, of course." Deborah Ross, Spectator

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Tintern Philosophy Circle Meeting

Start Date:

2021-11-16T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Online


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Speaker: Bob Clarke
Topic: The Enigma of Time


From a scientific point of view, time presents us with an enigma. On the one hand, time is the physical quantity that we can measure far more accurately than any others - and time appears as a key parameter in all of the mathematical expressions of the ‘Laws of Physics’ that we apply practically in the world every day. On the other hand, some theoretical physicists argue that time is not a fundamental feature of our world at all and may even be an ‘illusion’! In an attempt to resolve this enigma, this talk will survey scientific aspects of time ranging from practical time keeping to theories of Quantum Gravity. Can science actually tell us what time is ‘fundamentally’? And - if not, why not?

For more information and Zoom joining instructions, please visit the Tintern Philosophy Circle page.
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Tintern Village Hall AGM

Start Date:

2021-10-21T19:00:00BST


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We need YOU to join us!

Come along to Tintern Village Hall AGM and join our lovely committee.
We need you to volunteer so we can keep the Village Hall running!

Posted 27 September 2021
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Llandogo Christmas Bingo

Start Date:

2021-12-15T19:30:00GMT


Location:

Llandogo Millennium Hall


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We are holding Christmas Bingo in Llandogo village hall on Wednesday, 15th December. We know quite a few of our "regulars" live in Tintern and would ask anyone who is interested in coming along to let me know on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/llandogovillagehall
so we have a rough idea of how many to cater for.
It starts at 7.30 pm and we have an interval when free refreshments are given out.

We are also hoping to resume our normal monthly bingo sessions in the new year. They are held on the third Wednesday of every month, at 7.30 pm.
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Torchlight Carol Service

Start Date:

2021-12-04T17:45:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Abbey


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Entry to this spectacular event is by programme, £5.00 each from The Anchor Inn opposite the Abbey on the night or from Miles Morgan Travel in Chepstow. No charge for children under 16.

Christmas Prize Bingo

Start Date:

2021-12-09T19:15:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Good Friday Service

Start Date:

2022-04-15T12:00:00BST


Location:

St Michael's Church


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Christmas Craft Fair

Start Date:

2021-11-28T10:00:00GMT


End Time:

2021-11-28T16:00:00GMT


Location:

Tintern Village Hall


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Tintern Quiz Night

Start Date:

2022-03-05T19:00:00GMT


Location:

The Wild Hare


Event Description:

Moved to Saturday 5th March following Welsh Government restrictions on numbers allowed to gather indoors during January.
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Chepstow Walking Festivel

Start Date:

2022-04-20T17:43:26BST


End Time:

2022-04-24T19:00:00BST


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We have a programme of 34 walks over five days from 20th to 24th April 2022 exploring all the local villages and towns in the Lower Wye Valley and its border with England. The walks are led by experienced walk leaders and guides; some are specialists in their field. In the past two years, walking as a pastime has become extremely popular and people find a guided walk very helpful in building their confidence, meeting like-minded people and learning a new route without the worry of becoming lost! For more information, please visit the official website at https://www.walksinchepstow.co.uk

Tintern Reunion

Start Date:

2022-07-23T19:00:00BST


Location:

Abbey Mill


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TINTERN REUNION 23RD JULY

I'm Russell Sadler and am running a Tintern reunion for past and present members of the community. It will be held at Abbey Mill on 23rd July 2022 from 7.00pm until late and there will be a live band and buffet. Tickets are priced at £25.00 each and can be purchased from myself - anyone requiring tickets please contact me on 07546775665 or email spread1@hotmail.co.uk