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More details - Rhodds Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Created by the owner, a professional garden designer, the garden contains an extensive range of interesting plants. Formal garden leads to dovecote and through to mixed borders with interest throughout the year.
Rhodds Farm, Lyonshall
Fri 7 Jun, Sat 8 Jun, Fri 5 Jul, Sat 6 Jul

More details - The Hymns - Open Garden for NGS
In a beautiful setting in the heart of the Radnor valley, the garden is part of a restored C16 farmstead, with long views to the hills, and The Radnor Forest. It is a traditional garden reclaimed from the wild, using locally grown plants and seeds, and with a herb patio, wildflower meadows and a short woodland walk.
The Hymns, Presteigne
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Broxwood Court - Open Garden for NGS
Stunning 29 acre garden and arboretum, designed in 1859 by W. Nesfield for great-grandfather of present owner. Magnificent yew hedges and km long avenue of cedars and Scots pines. Spectacular view of Black Mountains, sweeping lawns, rhododendrons, gentle walks to summer house, chapel and ponds.
Broxwood Court, Leominster
Sun 9 Jun 19

More details - Nolan's Time At The Rodd
Open from 19 April - 23 June. An exhibition of paintings from Sir Sidney Nolan’s extensive body of innovative art work produced whilst living at The Rodd (1983 - 92). The paintings are united by their modernity, vibrancy and energy.
Sidney Nolan Trust, The Rodd, Presteigne
Today to Mon 27 May, Wed 29 May to Sun 2 Jun, Wed 5 Jun to Sun 9 Jun, Wed 12 Jun to Sun 16 Jun, Wed 19 Jun, Thu 20 Jun

More details - The Rodd: Its Architecture, People and Landscape
Open from 19 April - 29 September. An exhibition in the former Grade II* listed home of Sir Sidney and Lady Nolan. Visitors, will for the first time be allowed access to the ground floor of the 16th century manor house, Rodd Court.
Sidney Nolan Trust, The Rodd, Presteigne
Today to Mon 27 May, Wed 29 May to Sun 2 Jun, Wed 5 Jun to Sun 9 Jun, Wed 12 Jun to Sun 16 Jun

More details - HowTheLightGetsIn Festival
After a spectacular London debut this September, HowTheLightGetsIn will return to Hay-on-Wye next May with all of the big ideas, show-stopping performances and late night parties you’ve come to expect.
Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye
Fri 24 May 19

More details - Tranquillity Haven - Open Garden for NGS
Amazing Japanese Stroll Garden with borrowed views to Offa’s Dyke. Winding paths pass small pools and lead to Japanese bridges over natural stream with dippers and kingfishers. Sounds of water fill the air. Enjoy peace and tranquillity from one of the seats or the Japanese Tea House.
Tranquillity Haven, Knighton
Sat 1 Jun 19 and Sun 2 Jun

More details - HowTheLightGetsIn Festival - Hay 2019
HowTheLightGetsIn is the largest philosophy and music festival in the world brings over 200 events, 80 talks and debates and 100 performances to Hay-On-Wye in the Black Mountains. Hear new theories, explore old ideas and expand your cultural horizons.
Hay-on-Wye/Y Gelli Gandryll Powys
Fri 24 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - Madassa Soul + DJ Paul Nevin
Specialising in Stax and Motown influenced sixties soul the band plays favourites from classic artists Sam&Dave, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, James Brown as well as Marvin Gaye and The Temptations (to name a few). DJ Paul Nevin will be spinning the vinyl with his ever popular Northern Soul classics + splash of ska!
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Friday Night Comedy: June
Friday Night Comedy once a month! June’s Lineup: Opener - James Dunn, Headliner - Dan Thomas and MC Sarah Bridgeman. Plus appearances from Carl Jono Morgan, Daf Rhys and Rebekah Louise.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 7 Jun 19

More details - Shop Front Heroes & Inclines
Bringing you a night of local Indie and Rock bands with a double headliner from Inclines and Shop Front Heroes. Shop Front Heroes are a five piece, original rock band from Mid-Wales.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Hillcroft - Open Garden for NGS
The garden is part of a 5 acre site on the lower slopes of Wapley Hill in the beautiful Lugg Valley. The highlight in mid summer is the romantic Rose Walk, combining sixty roses with mixed herbaceous planting set in an old cider apple orchard.
Hillcroft, Presteigne
Tue 18 Jun 19 to Thu 20 Jun

The Pembridge Map Launch Weekend More details - The Pembridge Map Launch Weekend
We invite you to join us to celebrate the launch of the Pembridge Map which has been embroidered by the Pembridge Tapestry Group over the last two years. The map will be launched on the weekend of 25th – 27th May in St Mary’s Church, Pembridge, where it will go on permanent display.
St Mary’s Church High Street, Pembridge
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May
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More details - Castle Moat House - Open Garden for NGS
A 2 acre plot consisting of a more formal cottage garden that wraps around the house. The remaining area is a tranquil wild garden which includes paths to a Medieval Castle Motte, part filled Moat and Medieval fish and fowl ponds. A haven for wildlife and people alike.
Castle Moat House, Hereford
Sat 1 Jun 19

More details - Hill House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre south facing garden developed over 50 years, set in magnificent hilly countryside. Some herbaceous and extensive lawns around the house. Mown paths lead through shrubs, roses and specimen trees down to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below.
Hill House Farm, Knighton
Sun 16 Jun

More details - Llanstephan House - Open Garden for NGS
20 acre garden, first laid out almost 200 years ago and in the present owner’s family for more than a century, featuring a Victorian walled kitchen garden and greenhouses, 100 year old wisteria, woodland walks punctuated by azaleas and rhododendrons, specimen trees and immaculate lawns.
Llanstephan House, Llyswen
Mon 27 May 19

More details - All Stars Cricket for 5-8 year olds
All Stars Cricket is the England and Wales Cricket Board’s entry level participation programme, aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.
Herefordshire Cricket Centre Pentland Gardens Bredon Drive
Mon 27 May, Mon 3 Jun, Mon 10 Jun, Mon 17 Jun, Mon 24 Jun, Mon 1 Jul, Mon 8 Jul

More details - Glanwye - Open Garden for NGS
Large Victorian garden, spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas. Herbaceous borders, extensive yew hedges, lawns, long woodland walk with bluebells and other woodland flowers. Magnificent views of upper Wye Valley.
Glanwye, Builth Wells
Sun 26 May 19

More details - Flanaghan Collective – Orpheus Storytelling
Flanagan Collective present ‘Orpheus’, an ancient story of love, loss and adventure re-imagined as an epic tale relevant to the present day Presented with a magical combination of music, theatre and storytelling, this is entertainment for adults and young people alike.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
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More details - Rewilding: David Woodfall & Huw Warren
David Woodfall, (photographer/author) and Huw Warren (jazz pianist) present a recently published book about the quest to return wildness to areas of Britain and Ireland. Huw has specially composed music to accompany the extraordinarily powerful and stunning images captured by David.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 7 Jun 19

More details - Mindfulness For Wellbeing – A Four Part Course
Mindfulness has been taught within different spiritual traditions for centuries and the benefits have become well recognised. Jon Kabat Zinn devised the original eight-week secular mindfulness course for stress reduction in the US and now versions of this are taught all around the world.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 26 May, Sun 9 Jun, Sun 23 Jun

More details - OVO Energy Women's Tour 2019 Stage Five
Powys will host the toughest-ever stage in OVO Energy Women’s Tour history as the race returns to Wales with Stage 5 passing through Knighton. The world’s best riders will tackle an arduous stage between The Lake at Llandrindod and the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells on day five of the 2019 edition.
Knighton/Tref-y-Clawdd Powys
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Botanist Timothy Walker presents "BORDERING ON INSANITY"
Timothy Walker is a renowned British botanist who has worked and studied at our most important and best-known gardens, becoming the Director of the University of Oxford Botanic Garden which won 4 gold, 2 silver-gilt and one silver medal at the Chelsea Flower Show during his time there.
Wigmore Village Hall, Ford Street, Wigmore
Thu 20 Jun 19

More details - OVO Energy Women's Tour 2019 Stage Five
Powys will host the toughest-ever stage in OVO Energy Women’s Tour history as the race returns to Wales with Stage 5 finishing at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells. The world’s best riders will tackle an arduous stage between The Lake at Llandrindod and the Showground on day five of the 2019 edition.
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Fri 14 Jun 19

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Visiteering: Conservation in the castle
Why not come and volunteer as part of your visit to Croft' Have a go at cleaning items from the collection in the castle, find out what our house team get up to behind the scenes and participate in our vital conservation work.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Fri 24 May, Fri 31 May

Things to do in Kington