The Sound Of The Forest

Live music is very popular and a lot of the pubs in the Forest of Dean offer live music at the weekend, which is always advertised in the local papers The Review & The Forester the week before.

The Dog House Micro Pub in Coleford

This great little pub in Coleford often has live music, open mic nights and all sorts of other performances, groups and meetings.

Visit them on call 07442 787015.

The Boat Inn at Penalt

A great spot right on the River Wye and often has live music evenings. Call 01600 712615 or visit their website:

Our Local Pubs

Our three most local pubs (The New Inn & The Globe) often have music on from local performers & The Globe often has an open mic night on a Sunday afternoon with local performers.  Check out the listings behind the bar while you are down there.

Linton Music Festival

If you are here at the right time we have also heard good things about the Linton Music Festival near Ross-on-Wye. Check out for details.

Coleford Music Festival

Coleford has a great music festival in the town in July. Keep an eye on the local papers for details or visit: for more details.