The Welsh Cross Country Mountain Bike Series 2018 is run in five beautiful locations across Wales. It caters for anyone wanting to try a mountain bike event from U6, all the way through to Veterans races, as well as a Fun category for beginners.
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
A garden pairing mature shrubs with herbaceous plants and supported by colourful annuals in pots and baskets. It also has a wild life pond, raised veg beds and a greenhouse new for 2018. Light refreshments and wonderful cakes served at the adjacent Village Hall where parking is also available.
A garden with planting mixed in age and style. There are mature trees, the oldest planted as long ago as Victorias reign. Next in age are the generous lawns, one was a tennis court it now has a cherry tree on the service line. There is a growing collection of climbing roses and clematis now beginning to add impact.
Large terraced eco-garden on east slopes of the Blorenge mountain. Vegetable beds, polytunnel, 3 greenhouses, orchard, flower borders, wild flowers. Great views, woodland walks, cascading water and ponds. Paths steep in places, unsuitable for less able.
Large informal wildlife friendly, family garden on 10 acre small holding with fine views overlooking Abergavenny. Lawns with established trees, shrubs and perennial borders. Soft fruit and vegetable gardens. Woodland and hay meadow walks, chickens and geese, bees, livestock in fields and family pets.
2½ acre garden 650ft up on a N-facing hillside with magnificent views of the Black Mountains. Mature trees, flowering shrubs, borders, productive vegetable garden, small polytunnel, orchard, pigs, chickens, 2 bee hives and plenty of space to run about.
Robin and Philippa Herbert have worked on the restoration of the garden at The Neuadd since 1999 and have planted many unusual trees and shrubs in the dramatic setting of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Have a great day out at Crickhowell Open Gardens weekend on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 June 2018, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. - We have over 20 different gardens all over the town - some with spectacular views across the valley. We offer plant sales, free parking, free shuttle bus.
Join us for a Father’s Day treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum with local food and drink stalls, free family entertainment and the world famous underground tour, plus a free cuppa and Welsh cake for Dad. Jump on board the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway where Dads ride free*.
A 4 acre hillside garden with stunning views out over the Vale of Usk. Wildlife pond, stream and winding paths through a meadow newly planted with fifteen hundred native trees. Medieval style medicinal herb garden, potager, fernery, orchard, rope swing, stone circle and roses, roses everywhere.
Kentchurch Court is sited close to the Welsh border. The large stately home dates to C11 and has been in the Scudamore family for over 1000yrs The deer-park surrounding the house dates back to the Knights Hospitallers of Dinmore and lies at the heart of an estate of over 5000 acres.
This 2½ acre Golden Valley garden incl part-walled enclosed vegetable garden and greenhouse (wind/solar-powered), orchard, ornamental, perennial, shade and shrub borders, wildlife pond, evolving arboretum cum coppice, and meadows with stunning views.
Rockfield Park dates from C17 and is situated in the heart of the Monmouthshire countryside on the banks of the River Monnow. The extensive grounds comprise formal gardens, meadows and orchard, complemented by riverside and woodland walks.
Parkland, wild flowers, ponds, walled garden, many flowering magnolias (species and hybrids), 1780 ginkgo tree, 1½m woodland walk with 1851 grove of coastal redwood trees. Picnic parties welcome. Dogs on leads welcome. Delicious teas.
76m2 Gallery is a Photo Gallery in Pontypool Torfean.
Open to the general public of all ages
The Gallery promotes new and international photographers with exhibitions that regularly change.
The gallery has a Dark Room which the general public can access.
2 Portland Buildings
A tribute to prolific singer/songwriter Carole King by Nikki Gillis. Tapestry was her second album recorded in 1971 selling 25 million copies worldwide. The double-sided single “I Feel the Earth Move” and “It’s Too Late” spent 5 weeks at No 1 in America.
The enchanting and timeless children’s story in a brand new musical version. Come and marvel at John Dolittle’s ability to talk to the animals.
Presented by Katch 22 Theatre Co.
Dr Doolittle is being played by Stuart Ash, who delighted audiences with his role as ‘Aladdin’ in Savoy Theatre’s last pantomime.
Madley Airfield Memorial Unveiling in memory of Madley Airfield opened 27/8/1941, closed 30/3/1954. Dedicated to all personel based here. Unveilling 12 noon.
Live Swing Band, Birds of Prey Vintage Vehicles, History Tent, Film Show, Childrens Activities, Ham Radio Transmissions, Refreshments and BBQ
Brecon Little Theatre and Theatre Brycheiniog are proud to present their co-production of ‘Alice in Wonderland.’ Join us on a mad journey to Wonderland meeting beloved characters like the Mad Hatter, The Cheshire Cat and of course the odious Queen of Hearts.
The Silver Age & Ballet Russes - Medieval Russia produced exquisite icons showing technical mastery and sublime spirituality, however the dynamic events associated with the renaissance of arts in Europe by-passed Russia as the country was still under Mongol control.
A new Welsh-language stage play by Meleri Wyn James for 6-11 year olds and their families, based on her popular children’s books ‘Na, Nel!’. The novels follows Nel, the mischievous young girl with an exciting imagination as she faces all sorts of fun and adventures.
Now in its seventh year, students from Neath Port Talbot College Group, Brecon Beacons College and Ysgol Penmaes have worked together in a theatre project to produce a dazzling performance on the theme of their favourite music, song and dance.
Welsh National Opera presents an uproarious comic entertainment. Rhondda Rips It Up! is a riotous romp through the life of Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda), the Newport suffragette whose activities paved the way for women’s rights in the personal, professional and political worlds.
Hugh Thomson’s travelbooks include The White Rock: An Exploration of the Inca Heartland and Cochineal Red, both about Peru, as well as Nanda Devi, a journey to a usually inaccessible part of the Himalaya. His memoir Tequila Oil: Getting Lost in Mexico was serialised by BBC Radio 4.
Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
A 5k is great for all ages.
Electric Swing Circus’s sound is a powerful combination of vintage samples, electro beats, gypsy- jazz guitar, electric double bass, keys, live drums and dirty synths. Fronted by an engaging female double-act, who perform an extensive variety of vocal styles, the ESC delivers a dazzling show.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Super Sonic Max and Ben will be DJing til the early hours. Expect an irresistible smorgasbord of soul, disco and funk, brought bang up to date with party classics. PLUS a live set from Cardiff based reggae/ ska/soul Captain Accident and The Disasters.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
As a singer songwriter Phil King has the whole trinity: a beautiful, soulful voice; deft skills at playing the guitar and the capacity to write elegantly worded and powerful songs. BBC Radio 2’s Bob Harris describes him as “Absolutely Brilliant” and a “Song Weaver”.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, returns in May 2018. The festival will feature speakers including Noam Chomsky, Anna Soubry, Lawrence Krauss, Diane Abbott, Rowan Williams, Stanley Fish, Angela Eagle, Myriam Francois and many more.
Mulberry House: a delightful rear garden with views out to beautiful listed village buildings. Imaginatively planted and nurtured by a plant lover with an artistic eye. Themed herbaceous borders and areas of shrub planting provide a long season of colour and interest.
HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s largest Music and Philosophy festival, returns to Hay-on-Wye in May 2018 with more ideas, music, magic and wonder than ever before. For one weekend, the world’s leading thinkers flock to our festival site on the edge of the Black Mountains.
Come and see if you can find any tracks, let us show your our unusual tree’s. With the tree’s in leaf, and the ground clear let us take you on a trail of learning about some of our tree’s and tracking some of our guests that live here. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
We will meet at Byford Court at 11am, the day starts there with canapes and a 30 minute introductory talk on foraging.
Then we will head down the road to The Weir Garden, a beautiful National Trust property boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
The Weir Garden is a beautiful venue boasting a lovely riverside garden, mature trees and even some ancient Roman ruins.
We’ll be meeting at the car park at 12pm for a short introduction on what to look for and a brief of the general countryside codes, where they relate to foragers.
A cascade of secluded gardens of distinct character, all within 1½ acres. Magnificent, unusual trees with interesting shrubs and perennials. With choices at every turn, visitors exploring the gardens are well rewarded as hidden delights and surprises are revealed.
9 acres of mature woodland gardens with streams, ponds, formal gardens with over 80 varieties of trees. Wild flower meadows host a variety of wild Orchids species. Traditional games on the lawns and lunches served on the terraces. Garden tours available.