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Today to Fri 18 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Llyn Rhaeadr - Open Garden for NGS
Landscaped hillside garden blending natural areas with garden plants, shrubs and trees with wildlife, small lake with many species of unusual ducks, fish and wildlife ponds, waterfalls, woodland, gazebos, rockeries, lawns, borders, snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, ferns, heathers, camellias, azaleas, Rhododendrons,
Llyn Rhaeadr, Centre of Harlech
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 May

More details - 'Join the F&WHR Volunteers' Weekend
Have you ever wondered about volunteering on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways£ Have you ever thought about guarding trains, firing locomotives or working on the track£ You don’t need previous experience or special skills, as full training will be given.
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Harbour Station, PORTHMADOG, Gwynedd
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Prisoner Convention Weekend
Patrick McGoohan not only starred as Number Six, the leading role in The Prisoner, he was also the creator and driving force behind the 17 episode series.
Portmeirion Village Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Exhibition 3 Dimensional Photography – Holographic Art by Patrick Boyd
St John’s Hall Gallery is delighted to be showing a very unusual exhibition of 3 dimensional holographic images by artist Patrick Boyd as the first exhibition in our Spring/Summer season. This work is an interesting fusion of science and art.
St John’s Hall Gallery, St Johns Hill, Barmouth
Today to Sun 22 Apr, Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

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
Tue 1 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Swansea City Opera present The Barber of Seville
Set in period Seville, with outrageous 18th century costumes that compliment the fizz and flare of Rossini’s musical genius, this production is perfect both for the established operagoer, and those seeking to engage with opera for the first time.
Neuadd Dwyfor, 19 Penlan St, Pwllheli
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More details - Goldrush Trail
Taking place on Saturday the 21st of April 2018 at 1.00pm, the Goldrush Trail race visits some of the best trails and singletrack that Coed y Brenin has to offer.
Coed y Brenin Visitor Centre (NRW) Ganllwyd, Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Sat 21 Apr

More details - The Barber of Seville: Swansea City Opera
Swansea City Opera present a revival of their hugely successful 2011 production of the Barber of Seville, Rossini’s most famous opera - razor-sharp and full of twists and turns.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
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More details - Welsh Youth and Junior Championships
This is the flagship RYA Cymru Wales Event which is hosted in the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre in Pwllheli on 21st & 22nd April 2018. The event will feature multiple classes including Optimists, Topper and Lasers and more...
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Estron (Alien) - Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
An intriguing new Welsh Language play for the current generation by one of our brightest young writers, and winner of the Drama Medal at the Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod, 2016. Estron was performed for the first time in the Cwt Drama at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, 2017.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Ensemble Cymru: Anniversary Finale
After 15 years of music-making, our expanded ensemble enables an arresting programme for May 2018 that is truly diverse in both time and place.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Mon 7 May

More details - Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller
We welcome the Merlin Rockets back to Pwllheli on the weekend 12/13th May 2018. The Merlin Rocket is the ultimate hiking dinghy for two people - refined over 70 years of development. Now an extremely modern class providing excellent racing throughout the UK.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Carneddau and Glyderau - Pitch in at Glyder Fawr
Spend the bank holiday working your way through Cwm Idwal, the Devil’s Kitchen up to Glyder Fawr while undertaking footpath maintenance and repair work along the way. We’re teaming up with Snowdonia Society to offer a series of monthly ’pitching in days’.
Carneddau and Glyderau
Sat 5 May

More details - Founders Day - Special Train
On Monday 14th May there will be a special train, composed of ‘Sir Haydn’ with the vintage set, run to mark ‘Founders’ Day’.
Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway Gorsaf Wharf Station, Tywyn, Gwynedd
Mon 14 May

More details - Walk for Parkinson's Snowdon
Always wanted to conquer Snowdon ? This summer experience the rugged beauty of Wales’ highest mountain.
Snowdonia
Sat 12 May

More details - Quest Adventure Race
Quest Betwys-y-Coed is a one-day multi-adventure sport race which involves running, cycling and kayaking across the spectacular mountains, valleys and lakes of the Snowdonia Forest Park.
Betws-y-Coed Snowdonia
Sat 12 May

More details - Neoliberalism - the break up tour
Take the CAT cliff railway up to the top and stroll through the site with a glass of prossecco to watch this brilliant live performance by Sarah Woods (playright and campaigner) and Andrew Simms (author, analyst and campaigner).
Centre For Alternative Technology Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys
Thu 3 May

More details - One Love Reggae Night at CAT
The purpose built Super Mango sound-system will take you on a journey to Jamaica and beyond - late evening party and fully stocked bar guaranteed! New for 2018: Outside sounds - welcoming Uphill Roots 12v sound system feat. Idris Sound with their special blend of concious cuts. DJs to be announced soon!
Centre For Alternative Technology Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Trefriw Walking Festival
A great selection of walks over 3 days, ranging from easy strolls to more challenging routes which celebrate the wonderful scenery, wildlife and history of this part of Snowdonia.
Trefriw Trefriw, Conwy
Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Llanidan Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Walled garden of 1¾ acres. Physic and herb gardens, ornamental vegetable garden, herbaceous borders, water features and many varieties of old roses. Sheep, rabbits and hens to see. Children must be kept under supervision. Well behaved dogs on leads welcome. Llanidan Church will be open for viewing.
Llanidan Hall, Brynsiencyn
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Plas Newydd House and Gardens - Tea with the Head Gardener
Join Bill Warrel our new Head Gardener for a walk and talk around the garden followed by tea or coffee and a homemade scone in in the Mansion Caf. We have a brand new Head Gardener this year, freshly picked from Bodnant Gardens and now establishing nicley on Anglesey.
Plas Newydd House and Gardens, Llanfairpwll
Wed 9 May

More details - Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
This sublime, critically acclaimed and multi award-winning collaboration between two adventurous virtuoso musicians - Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora player Seckou Keita - delivers a stunning exhibition of world-class musicianship.
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Machynlleth Comedy Festival
When we first talked about starting Machynlleth Comedy Festival above of all we wanted to create somewhere where people came to have fun, and get away from it all, whether this be the attendees, the comedians or the festival team.
Machynlleth Powys
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 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
Sat 5 May to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Dyfi Enduro Mountain Biking
The howies Dyfi Enduro is a mass start MTB endurance ride around the Dyfi Forest. The 2018 event will be the 16th year of the Dyfi Enduro and will take place on the weekend of 5th-6th May 2018.
Dyfi Forest (NRW) Gwynedd
Sun 6 May

More details - Dawn Chorus and Croissants
Join our Wardens to experience the magic of Celtic rain forest dawn chorus! Coffee and Croissant available after the walk. Please arrive at 5.45 am ready to start at 6 am. Meet in the Visitor Centre Car Park. Booking essential on 01654 700222.
RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Louche Theatre presents Kindertransport
Between 1938 and the outbreak of war, almost 10,000 children, most of them Jewish, were sent by their parents from Germany to Britain…nine year old Eva ends up in Manchester…When Eva’s parents fail to escape Germany, the child changes her name and begins the process of denial of her roots…It is only when her own
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Sun 13 May

More details - Maenan Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A superbly beautiful 4 hectares on the slopes of the Conwy Valley, with dramatic views of Snowdonia, set amongst mature hardwoods.
Maenan Hall, Llanrwst
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Menai Heritage Museum and Bridges Exhibition
Thomas Telford and Robert Stephenson developed pioneering bridge designs and constructed road and rail crossings over the treacherous waters of the Menai Strait. They changed the nature of the journey between Dublin and London forever! Come and see how they did it and what happened next........ Open for 2018!
Thomas Telford Centre, Menai Bridge - opposite Waitrose
Wed 25 Apr, Thu 26 Apr, Wed 2 May, Thu 3 May, Wed 9 May, Thu 10 May, Wed 16 May, Thu 17 May, Wed 23 May, Thu 24 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Wed 6 Jun, Thu 7 Jun

More details - BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!
Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation. We have around 3,500 active volunteer Marine Mammal Medics around the UK and we are the only such specialist organisation covering England, Wales and Scotland.
Sarah Jones Seminar Room, Bangor University, Marine Centre Wales, Menai Bridge
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Spring bee trail
The Penrhyn bees need your help! Follow the trail around the garden and learn as you go. Penrhyn Castle and garden is home to some very special honey bees, who keep the garden growing all year. Discover more about these amazing little creatures on our Penrhyn Bee Trail. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail
Take advantage of new morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history. NEW for 2017.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Today to Tue 1 May

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Penrhyn Castle Beekeeper Trail
Can you spot all of Katie’s beekeeping items around the castle' Katie our resident beekeeper has been inside the castle and left some of her equipment behind. Can you spot them all and help Katie and our Penrhyn bees' Free trail inside the castle 12pm - 4pm, great for rainy day adventures.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Today to Sun 22 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Penrhyn parkrun
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning. The Penrhyn parkrun is a 5km run around the gardens - it’s you against the clock! It takes place every Saturday morning at 9am come rain or shine.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Breeze ride and coaching session for women 3/4
Has anyone ever really shown you how to ride your bike' Do you get confused about the gears' Does your bike just feel a bit out of control sometimes' This friendly and relaxed coaching session will take you through some fundamental bike skills.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Conservation Wednesdays
Drop in and chat to our house team whilst they’re hard at work around the Castle. Ever wanted to ask a member of the house team a question about the Castle and its collections' Join us every Wednesday (excluding school holidays) to chat to a member of our team as they care for our very special place.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, Wed 9 May

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Camp Penrhyn - The Plant Hunters
Follow in the footsteps of those brave men and women who explored the globe during the Victorian era. Set off from the base camp and go on your very own adventure. Free range fun for all ages with the team from Wild Elements - nature trails, navigational skills, marshmallow toasting and archery (1.50).
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sun 6 May, Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Breeze ride and coaching session for women 4/4
Has anyone ever really shown you how to ride your bike' Do you get confused about the gears' Does your bike just feel a bit out of control sometimes' This friendly and relaxed coaching session will take you through some fundamental bike skills.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail
Take advantage of new morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history. NEW for 2017.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 2 May to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Penrhyn parkrun
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning. The Penrhyn parkrun is a 5km run around the gardens - it’s you against the clock! It takes place every Saturday morning at 9am come rain or shine.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Penrhyn Castle - May Day Special Camp Penrhyn - The Plant Hunters
This May Day Bank Holiday join us and follow in the footsteps of those brave men and women who explored the globe during the Victorian era. Set off from the base camp and go on your very own adventure.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Mon 7 May

More details - Penrhyn Castle - Conservation Wednesdays
Drop in and chat to our house team whilst they’re hard at work around the Castle. Ever wanted to ask a member of the house team a question about the Castle and its collections' Join us every Wednesday (excluding school holidays) to chat to a member of our team as they care for our very special place.
Penrhyn Castle, Bangor
Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May

More details - Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Early C19 picturesque garden undergoing restoration since 1996. Valley gardens with waterfalls, large ornamental walled garden, woodland and early pit house. Recently created Alpheus water feature and Ceunant (Ravine) which gives visitors a more interesting walk featuring unusual moisture loving Alpines.
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens, Menai Bridge
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Bodnant Garden - Bat Walk
Meet some of our nocturnal residents on a guided walk with an expert from Gwynedd Bat Group. Booking Essential. Phone: 01492 650460. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Bodnant Garden - Harp music in the Pin Mill
Relax and listen to beautiful music from harpist Dylan Cernyw. Booking Not Needed.
Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay
Sun 13 May

More details - Bodnant Garden - Afternoon Tea on the Canal Terrace
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea in the garden while you listen to Master Harpist Dylan Cernyw at work. Booking Essential. Phone: 01492 650460.
Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Colwyn Bay
Sun 13 May

More details - Big Rock Festival
A full day of reggae, ska, 2 tone and 80’s music with live bands and DJs. Bar open from 11am plus food stalls, indoor and outdoor arena; dog friendly. Venue: Promenade, Penmaenmawr LL34 6NJ
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr
Sat 5 May

More details - Lambing on the Farm
Lambing live is fun for the whole family and is a great opportunity for parents and children alike to experience something unique – it’s not often you get to see a lamb being born before your eyes!
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sat 21 Apr, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Dawn Chorus Walk
Join us as we meander around the reserve, listening out for the early risers - the birds that wake you up before sunrise! Lake Vyrnwy is visited every year by many different migrant birds who have flown thousands of miles just so you can hear their song.
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sun 6 May

More details - Aber Shorts
Bringing together a collage of short films, Aber Shorts showcases showcases the work of filmmakers from Aberystwyth and Wales. Want to show your film as part of the event£ Contact, aber.shorts@mail.com
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
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