The Standing Exhibition at Taurus Crafts

There is a selection of large scale sculptures in the grounds and around the buildings of Taurus Crafts that you can visit and enjoy. This year we have added an exhibition of larger works by artsts in the Marches.

Arts in the Marches: Summer Sculpture Show.

On display 11th July until 27th September.

A diverse range of outdoor sculpture for sale throughout Taurus Crafts grounds and gardens.

Curated by Arts in the Marches this show features the sculptures of artists based in the English Welsh borderlands.

Arts in the Marches is free entry and open daily in the gardens at Taurus Crafts with over 60 artworks on display by local artists for sale.

Read more about the exhibition and exhibitors.


Alan Richardson Tryptich-No1  £55 in exhibition at taurus crafts lydney

Lydney Young Promoters group present: Bands On The Beach: 12 noon to 3pm 31st August

3 hours of live acoustic music, hand picked by the promoters. Come and relax on the beach, unwind to the soothing folk sound of Sue Skinner or throw your hands in the air to popular covers by Tin Full of People!

If you fancy a face paint to really get in the spirit - we have that too! face painting stand available 12-3 for £1.50 a paint!!

Lydney Young Promoters are a small group of enthusiastic and committed young programmers. This is their first event and they have taken on all aspects of it, from the initial planning to mucking in on the day.

The group would appreciate all the support they can get on the day and are proud to be presenting what they consider to be a top quality line up of local talented musicians.

See you down at the beach!

Taurus Crafts beach, the old Park, Lydney, Near Chepstow, Forest of Dean . Gloucestershire

Free Sea Monster Trail:

#Seamonster competition @TaurusCrafts Look out for the #seamonsters and take part in our free #seamonster trail, enter the seamonster raffle on our twitter or facebook accounts.

You can share your pictures of yourselves with the monsters on twitter with the hashtag #seamonsters or on the Taurus Crafts facebook account

Vote for your favorite scary #seamonster mural, entry forms are in the gift shop and help your local school win a prize.

See the #seamonster murals here.

free seamonster trail and competition

Its Yarntastic

A big thank you to Alex, our creative intern, who spent many hours with lots of children during May.

Together they created this mural on show in our garden.

Check it out and tell us what you think. I think it is yarntastic!

completed yarntastic

Standing Exhibition: Large scale sculpture at Taurus Crafts

There is a standing exhibition of the work by local and national artists and craft workers throughout the Taurus Crafts site.

Guides are available and provide insite into the work by

Phil Bews

Ian Richardson

Carrie Horwood

Steve Hyslop

Jerry Ortmans

steve hyslop sign

Arts and Crafts exhibitions and events at Taurus Crafts
We always have an exhibition on and regularly host arts events at Taurus Crafts, usually in the Cafe.

We also host occasional exhibitions in the Meeting Room, all are listed on the 'we love arts page'.

Previous events can be revisitied in our online review.

There is full listings of all our upcoming events and exhibitions in our what's on and coming soon guides.

CAN DO Markets

Markets that showcases a selection of the finest products produced at The Camphill Village Trust Gloucestershire communities. Meet the makers and growers and browse their produce at Taurus Crafts. Free entry and free parking.

CAN DO MARKETS: More information here.

Theatre, live music and performing arts at Taurus Crafts

Previous live theatre at taurus crafts has included peforrmances by Go2 Theatre and Theatraverse.

Tickets for performances are available on the door and are also available in advance from Taurus Crafts Gift shop, The Old Park, Lydney. Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire.

Watch this space for annoucements of future performances and theatre.

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