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Wye Valley River Festival: Merry Monmouth Day

May 4 @ 9:30 am 9:30 pm

Merry Monmouth Day

Join us for a magical day of FREE music, song, workshops, theatre and playful exploration with the ever popular Merry Monmouth Day.

The programme for the day includes:

  • WORKSHOP! Puppet making workshop by Fetch Theatre, Shire Hall: 9.30am-11am Make a river creature of your own to join the party ahead of the parade through the streets.
  • PARADE! May Mischief Masquerade, Monnow High Street: 11am-12pm The Goddesses of the rivers meet for the first time to celebrate the waters that flow through this land, leading us to the festival site for the day, accompanied by lots of other characters and creatures. Make a fish, grab a flag and join in the celebrations.
  • FESTIVE ACTIVITIES! Drybridge Park and Bridges Community Centre 12-6pm Enjoy the relaxing setting of the park as you watch and join a full programme of performers and workshops that entertain and engage the audience, young and old.
  • CONCERT! Songs and Sighs of Earth, Wood and Sky 7.30pm-9.30pm  An evocative evening of jazz, folk and improvisation inspired by the natural world, in the lovely riverside setting.
For a full programme see our website, and any questions please email:


May 4
9:30 am – 9:30 pm
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Wye Valley River Festival
Drybridge Road
Monmouth, NP25 5AS
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