Nine days of free music held in late July. It's a mixed bag of mainly obscure acts with the occasional nearly there or past-their-prime performer.
A one-day agricultural show, held on the first Saturday of July, with entertainment, livestock competitions and skurry (horse and carriage) races.
A week of warming chamber music, held in early January at manor houses and churches near Monmouth and across the border in Herefordshire.
Interesting speakers, films and exhibitions, held over four days in early March, mainly at the Shire Hall.