'Plum Blossom in Longhope' from the book: 'The Forest of Dean : photographs by Chris Morris'

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Mitcheldean Community Library



First and Last Thursday ofthe month

1pm until 3pm



This group replaces those previously held in Drybrook and Mitcheldean Surgeries

 Reading The Forest There is a long tradition of writing in and about the Forest of Dean. Our people, places and traditions have appeared in books of fiction, fact, and fable, poems, comedy and plays since at least the 18th century. The Reading the Forest project aims to create resources, activities and events to encourage people of all ages to engage with this rich seam of stories set in and about our Forest landscape.


Forest of Dean Chess Club


Meets Thursday evenings (except during Public Holidays) at Mitcheldean Library: 7.00pm-9.30pm.


The club competes in Division Two of the North Gloucestershire Chess League and also runs its own internal tournaments. Training sessions, simultaneous displays and social matches form part of the club’s variety of chess-related activities. New members are welcome; why not come along for a taster session?


For further information, contact Secretary Ray Francis (07815597714) or visit www.fodcc.org.uk

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