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More details - Aber Cycle Fest – Gala Evening, with Becky James,
The weekend of two-wheeled entertainment begins with an evening in the company of the Welsh two time Rio Olympic cycling medallist, Becky James. The evening will also include cycle related films from the archives, followed by a reception.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Today

More details - Comedy Club
Little Wander, the team behind the Machynlleth Comedy Festival, bring their much-loved comedy club to the Arts Centre each month. Catch some of the UKs finest stand up stars at fantastic value on stage in the Studio.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Thu 31 May

More details - Big Welsh Walk Challenge
Hundreds of people took on the Big Welsh Walk Challenge last year and conquered the landscapes of Ceredigion. Back by popular demand, Ramblers Cymru are encouraging people to step up for the challenge this June.
Devil’s Bridge/Pontarfynach Ceredigion
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive
The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive – Rob Phillips The extensive papers of Lord Davies of Llandinam, politician, industrialist and philanthropist, held at the National Library, have recently been catalogued.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Gofalu am David
A discussion with the broadcaster Beti George about Alzheimer’s and caring for her partner, David Parry-Jones, from the time when he was diagnosed with the condition in 2008 until he passed away in April 2017. She will also discuss the campaign for reforming the dementia care service.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Fathers Day Special
Fathers can visit the Waterfalls Nature Trail for FREE when accompanied by their children. This offer is only available between 9.30am and 5pm
Devil’s Bridge Waterfalls & Nature Trail Devils Bridge, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sun 17 Jun

More details - A Journey through The Rhinogydd Mountains
Having explored the county of Meirionnydd and especially the Rhinogydd Mountains for several years, photographer Jean Napier takes us on a journey to explore its human and natural landscape which dates back millennia, captured through her lens.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Tír na nÓg: an Irish and Welsh Cineconcert
Film: Tír na nÓg: an Irish and Welsh Cineconcert This fine documentary from a trio of Welsh journalists – Y Cymro’s John Roberts Williams, Geoff Charles and Wil Vaughan – presents an invaluable social record of the West of Ireland in 1947. The film records the journey from Wales to Dublin and then to Spiddal in Co.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Adventures in the Screen Trade: Deborah Moggach
Deborah Moggach will delve into the exciting and sometimes rocky world of Hollywood screen writing. Known for her film adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and for adapting her own books into films, such as The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and the movie saga Tulip Fever, the evening will be an eye opening...
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Today

More details - Walking Aberystwyth with John Weston
Discover Aberystwyth through the ages with local enthusiast John Weston. Starting and ending in the Museum Auditorium, Walking Aberystwyth will take you in a journey through Aberystwyth’s buildings, people and history from 1277 until today.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - HAKA Jazz Nights
On 8th June Huw Bates and Kedma Macias of HAKA Entertainment are delighted to present to you the incredible Jazz performer Nia Lynn accompanied by the fantastic Trust Trio. This will be the very first in the HAKA Jazz Nights series of evenings at Ceredigion Museum.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show
The Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show is an impressive annual agricultural show. This local show attracts many visitors from the surrounding areas, uniting the farming industry and local community. A wide range of events take place from produce and poultry shows through to equestrian.
Aberystwyth Ceredigion
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Birds Writing Workshop
Beginners and experienced writers alike are invited to join playwright Lucy Gough for a writing workshop on the theme of birds.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Marchnad Ffermwyr Aberystwyth Farmers Market
Location : North Parade, Aberystwyth Held on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, this award-winning Farmers Market is one of the largest farmers markets in Wales hosting up to 30 stalls. In 2014, the Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market achieved the Best Food Market in the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.
Aberystwyth Ceredigion
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Lleuwen
Welsh/Breton acoustic singer-songwriter Lleuwen will be performing her unique fusion between jazz and Welsh folk. Supported by Blodau Gwylltion.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Life and Times of the Tat Man
Set in his home in a Black Country scrapyard, the Tat Man weaves his tales, transporting audiences to places in his mind by means of story and song. From true tales of the Black Country the plot leads inexorably into the real and terrifying landscape of the First World War.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Ride and Dine Evening Excursions
Make the most of the long summer evenings with steam hauled evening excursions along the Rheidol Valley. There will be no need to worry about cooking as we’ll serve up a delicious fish & chip supper at Devil’s Bridge, or you can bring your own picnic!
Vale of Rheidol Railway Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Wed 30 May

More details - Morfydd Ransom-Hall: Was It Wet That Year£
Observations and Reflections on Cwmystwyth. Climate and weather impact upon the landscape season by season – sometimes violent, sometimes gentle. Humans endeavour to dominate this environment, an activity that leaves its mark. Morfydd concentrates on the Anthropocene especially the Climate of the British Isles.
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Today to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Wild Wednesdays
Bug Hunts and Pond Dipping. Discover the wild side of Ynys-hir. Family activities suitable for children aged 4-12 years, Must be accompanied by an Adult. Booking essential.
RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Wed 30 May

More details - From Gawain to the Graphic Novel
A study-day on artists and narrative; speakers include: A rare opportunity to hear Alan Lee talk about his career from the Mabinogion through his Oscar-winning work on The Lord of the Rings to his latest illustration project Keynote by Olivia Ahmad of the House of Illustration, London Clive Hicks-Jenkins on his
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dads and Dens
Celebrate Father’s Day out in the woods building dens and learning the art of fire lighting with flints. Celebrate by toasting marshmallows! Suitable for all the family children min age 4 years - 18 years. Sunday June 17th 2018 1pm-4pm Cost: £10 per child Dads’ Free!
RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Wilderness - Unsurfaced Road Tour
This tour follows a selection of rough tracks in the wilderness of the Ceredigion uplands, passing several small lakes and ruined farms well as the large reservoirs. Its a half day tour with as little tarmac as possible. Tours start in Devils Bridge or Aberystwyth..
Cambrian Safaris Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion
Sat 26 May

More details - Hinterland Tour
This tour is designed to introduce you to the ’Hinterland’ of north Ceredigion. Taking in the upper parts of the steep sided Rheidol valley and a selection of steep back roads leading to breathtaking views.
Cambrian Safaris Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion
Mon 28 May

More details - Elan Valley Tour
Alongside a sequence of 6 reservoirs and from wooded valley sides to high open moorland, this tour will take you past the dams and over a high upland route with views to Snowdonia and the Brecon Beacons.
Cambrian Safaris Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion
Tue 29 May

More details - Ystwyth Explorers - Family cycle
Join us for a day of cycling and exploring the beautiful Ystwyth river as it winds its way towards the sea! On our Ystwyth Explorers ride, you’ll get a chance to learn about the river and the animals that live in and along it, and discover the wonders of the wild Welsh countryside.
Crys Melyn Cycling Tyncoed, Lledrod, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Wed 30 May

More details - Picturesque Tour
Follow in the footsteps of artists, poets, writers, and the aristocracy, who came to marvel at the rugged landscape and ’hunt’ out the best spots for a painting.
Cambrian Safaris Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion
Thu 31 May

More details - Grandma's Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Inspiration for the senses, unique, fascinating, educational and fun. Strategic seating, continuous new attractions, wildlife abundant, 9 acres of peace. Sculptures, poetry arboretum. Seven sensory gardens, wildlife pond, riverside boardwalk, stone circle, labyrinth. Azaleas and bluebells in May. Children welcome.
Grandma’s Garden, Machynlleth
Wed 30 May

More details - Murder Mystery train
Join in and relive the Butlin’s Holiday Camp Fun for a Hi-De-Hi all day party and a Hi-De-Hi Murder Mystery Train in the evening. Mr. Dai Laffin, Talyllyn Railway’s well-known Entertainment Manager has been found dead, murdered by persons unknown. The body was discovered in Wharf Station’s water tower by driver, Mr.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Tue 29 May

More details - Centenary of Loco No. 6 & RAF100 Beer Festival
What do you do to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the only surviving narrow-gauge steam locomotive once owned by the RAF, in the RAF’s Centenary year£ How about lining it up with one of the RAF’s most iconic aircraft, the Spitfire£ Well that is what is going to happen!
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Victorian Train Experience
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a guided tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an original locomotive.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

More details - Anything Goes Gala
Loco No.1 ‘Tal-y-Llyn’ will be taken out of service after this event for a major overhaul, so with No.3 ‘Sir Haydn’ returning from the Vale of Rheidol after it’s lengthy overhaul and No.4 ‘Edward Thomas’ having its work complete it will give us the chance to run all six in steam which has not happened for many years!
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Father's Day
Join us in Celebrating Our Dad’s on Father’s Day this year and give them the special day that they deserve! Your train will depart from Tywyn Wharf Station at 2pm but not before King’s Licensed Café serves up a delightful Sunday lunch for you to tuck into.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tailor Made & Inspiring Art Workshops.
Tailor made and inspiring art workshops set in the beautiful Cambrian Mountains not far from Cardigan Bay. One to Five days, book as many or as few as you want.
Pengwernydd Pengwernydd, Pontrhydygroes, Ystrad Meurig, Ceredigion
Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Fri 8 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Fri 22 Jun, Mon 9 Jul

More details - BEE WEEK - May half term at CAT
During May half term, we will be exploring the wonderful world of the bee! Bees are incredibly important in maintaining all the wonderful habitats and environments that we know and love. Come and learn all about how you can help bees and other insects in your own garden.
Centre For Alternative Technology Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Gala Day
The Corris Railway will hold its third Spring Gala Day on Sunday May 27th with a variety of trains in action between Corris station and Maespoeth Junction.
Corris Steam Railway & Museum Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Fathers Day
Father’s Day - Fathers receive a small gift and can enjoy a free train ride if accompanied on the train by a child aged under 15.
Corris Steam Railway & Museum Station Yard, Corris, Machynlleth, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - OVO Energy Women’s Tour - Stage 5
The OVO Energy Women’s Tour will cover new ground in 2018, as the race visits Wales for the first time in its history.
Dolgellau Southern Snowdonia
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Exhibition: VopreKin – Paintings by Alexandra Cook
We are so pleased to announce that the guest exhibition at St John’s Hall Gallery in May is work from an artist who came to the gallery a couple of years ago for an Atelier Day. Alexandra Cook (aka Linandara) is based in Newtown, Powys.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Today to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Exhibition: Oneiric and Symbolic Paintings by Mary Blindflowers
St John’s Hall Gallery is thrilled to be showing this collection of paintings by Mary Blindflowers, selected from the open call for proposals. Mary Blindflowers’ style is rich in symbolic images that represent her deepest approach to metaphysical and phenomenal reality.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Exhibition: Sonja Benskin Mesher Speaks of a Small Life
It’s wonderful that we are able to bring to the attention of Barmouth residents and visitors this most unique and thought provoking work of (relatively) local artist, Sonja Benskin Mesher. The small pieces of this exhibition will be on display in a glass cabinet inviting close inspection, an intimate examination.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Shirley and Emlyn Williams of Powys Ramblers will lead an 8.5 mile moderate circular walk from the Elan Village, via Coed y Cefn, Glyn Bridge, and Carn Gafallt Common. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a packed lunch. Meet at the Elan Village Green SN 935654.
Elan Valley Estate Elan Estate Office, Elan Village, RHAYADER, Powys
Sat 26 May

More details - The Gwesyn and the Claerwen
A 9 mile energetic linear hill walk from Abergwesyn to Llannerch y Cawr. Follow the Gwesyn Valley up to Drygarn Fawr into the Rhiwnant Valley to Llannerch y Cawr. Start at Llanerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) where transport will be provided. Booking is required. Call 01597 810449 or email info@elanvalleytrust.org
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Tadpole Toddle
Come and look at pond animals in your own tray at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre - suitable for younger children under the age of 5/6. We will also take a toddle to our own small pond in the grounds of the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 29 May

More details - Dam Open Day
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 30 May, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dragons and Damsels
A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family. Booking is essential - only 20 places available. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please. Meet at Dol y Mynach layby - grid reference SN 904617. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Thu 31 May

More details - Bushcraft Taster Session
This is a great way to find out what bushcraft is all about or to build on your current experience. These sessions will cover a variety of subjects such as knife skills, foraging, and natural cordage to name a few. These sessions will be led by our qualified bushcraft instructor. All tools and equipment provided.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Pont ar Elan Show
1pm Annual Dog Show with Hounds, Terriers and Lurcher rings plus class for whippets, spaniels, sheepdogs and any other breed dog and child handler class. Refreshments on Site. Ring Secretary, Tudor Davies on 01597 811299 for more details. Location: Pont ar Elan SN 903716
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Water, Rocks and Hills in the Landscape Workshop
Beginners or more experienced can benefit and learn from many tried and tested techniques to create an exciting Elan Valley Watercolour Landscape. This workshop by local artist and qualified tutor, David Ward, is ideal for beginners. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Rhayader Running Club - 5K Series
6.30pm Third & final part of the 5k Series 2018 organised by Rhayader Running Club. 1 mile children’s race starting at 7pm and the 5k race starting at 7.30pm For more information go to www.rhayaderac.org.uk/5km.php Registration from 6.30pm at Caban Coch Dam Car Park
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Planetarium Show: Our Sun
Join Martin Nelmes and his team from the University of Aberystwyth and be taken on an exciting planetarium journey of our nearest star, the Sun. You will have the opportunity to observe the Sun through their specialised solar telescopes. Four FREE Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

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