The most important gastronomic event in Wales is held on the third weekend in September, with demonstrations, debates, competitions, courses, stalls and the odd celebrity. But the real drawcard is that this is an en…
A lycra-enthusiasts' meet incorporating youth and professional races and the Monmouthshire and Iron Mountain Sportifs, participatory events with 20-mile, 40-mile, 70-mile and 100-mile courses.
A four-week-long festival held in even-numbered years, with medieval pageantry, drama and music, outdoor art exhibits, comedy, street entertainment and Shakespeare in the castle.
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.
An agricultural one-dayer, with the usual array of livestock, craft and kennel-club competitions.
An annual walking challenge held in March to test your endurance and map-reading skills.
Held on the morning of the second and fourth Saturdays of the month.