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Today to Sat 23 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - The Patterning Instinct: Coffee Morning & Talk
Lent will trace how our cultural values are the underlying reason why our civilisation is facing a climate change crisis and is driving species to mass extinction.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Coffee Morning with James Roose-Evans
At the age of ninety James returns to Bleddfa for a special talk-in, followed by a signing of his two recently published books, Blue Remembered Hills: A Radnorshire Journey, and A Life Shared, the story of his fifty-four-year relationship with Hywel Jones with whom he co-founded the Centre.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Film Screening: Albatross
We are hosting a screening of Albatross, a powerful, feature-length film that will leave you with a long-lasting connection to the plastic-problem we face. Suitable for viewers aged 12 and over. It would be useful to have an idea of numbers, so please contact the Centre on 01547 550377 or hello@bleddfacentre.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 23 Jun

More details - 1 Ystrad House - Open Garden for NGS
An unsuspected town garden hidden behind Ystrad House, a Regency villa of earlier origins. Developed over the last 10yrs with an emphasis on tranquillity and timelessness: having broad lawns and wide borders, mature trees and more intimate features adding interest and surprise.
1 Ystrad House, Knighton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Exhibition: The Anthony Collier Collection of Modern British Art
This is a rather special exhibition: we will be displaying Professor Anthony Collier’s magnificent collection of British modern art, which his assures will provide you with “a taste of the Tate at Bleddfa”.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Today to Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Hill House Farm - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre south facing hillside garden developed over past 40 years with magnificent views over unspoilt countryside. Some herbaceous around the house with extensive lawns and mown paths surrounded by roses, shrubs and specimen trees leading to the half acre Oak Pool 200ft below house.
Hill House Farm, Knighton
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rose Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre wildlife rich garden in process of development. Informal, sloping garden with roses, flower and shrub borders, wild areas, vegetable plot, greenhouse, polytunnel and apiary. Pond planted with a variety of water plants which provide habitat for a wide range of creatures.
Rose Cottage, Knighton
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Stapleton Castle Court Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Situated on a gentle slope overlooked by the remains of Stapleton Castle. The garden, developed over the past 10 yrs by an enthusiastic plants-woman, benefits from considered and colour-themed borders. Guided tour of the castle 2.30 and 3.30 daily.
Stapleton Castle Court Garden, Presteigne
Today to Mon 28 May

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
Mon 11 Jun

More details - "Out of the Hills" Art Exhibition
This exhibition, held in the exciting new art space at Aardvark books, will show off the work of 12 artisans. The mediums on display include paintings, mixed media, sculpture, pottery and wood craft. This eclectic mix of art, coupled with a cafe, bookery and stunning Marches scenery, make this an unmissable event.
Aardvark Books and Cafe, The Bookery, Manor Farm, Brampton Bryan, Bucknell
Sat 2 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Tubular Brass
Tubular Brass is a very innovative and exciting project featuring a hand-picked Brass Band selected to perform contemporary music.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Walcot Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Arboretum planted by Lord Clive of Indias son, Edward. Cascades of rhododendrons, azaleas amongst specimen trees and pools. Fine views of Sir William Chambers Clock Towers, with lake and hills beyond. Walled kitchen garden; dovecote; meat safe; ice house and mile-long lakes.
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA (1917-1992) moved to London in the early 1950s where he remained until buying The Rodd near Presteigne in 1982. He founded the Trust there with his wife Mary (1926-2016) and continued to paint.
Sidney Nolan Trust The Rodd
Today to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Old Court - Open Garden for NGS
Acre garden plus fields & orchard. Originally part of 22 acre smallholding, The Old Court 1575, and its gardens have been restored after many years of neglect. Victorian style walled vegetable garden, rose and herbaceous borders, pond, ancient yew & mature trees create a relaxing environment.
The Old Court, Newtown
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Leintwardine Open Gardens 2018
Leintwardine is 20 minutes west of Ludlow, Herefordshire. We have a number of gardens opening this year, varying in style and size. There will be plants to buy and take home and refreshments available including tea and cakes (to take home) throughout both afternoons.
Gardens throughout and outside Leintwardine village, near Craven Arms
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bishops Castle Open Studios
A weekend of artist’s Open Studios and artisan shops in and around the town of Bishops Castle. Printmaking, Jewellery, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles and More. Contemporary and Vintage.
In and around Bishops Castle
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Foraging with Adele Nozedar
We are delighted to explore the Willow Globe and Willow Way with such an inspirational expert and enthusiast. Adele Nozedar is considered to be one of the UKs leading foragers.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Magic of the Hills
The dragon is stirring. Something is out of kilter. Join Crab Apple and Plum on a journey to rediscover the voice of Wales’ ancient hills in this immersive story experience. Expect giants, faeries and a whole heap of magic. Kama Roberts trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Folk songs from the landscape
Fiona Evans has spent much of her professional career travelling all around the world singing with various small consorts and ensembles like The Sixteen, and Tallis Scholars, and singing on movie soundtracks including Da Vinci Code, Die Another Day and Chicken Run.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - A Midsummer Nights Dream- for midsummer solstice
This spring’s performance by the Mid Powys Youth Theatre’s Junior team had to turn audience members away it sold so well! We are delighted to welcoming the team back to the Willow Globe with this magical mid-summer solstice performance of an abridged version of Mid Summer Night’s Dream.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Radnor Fringe Festival
Back for its fifth year, the Radnor Fringe Festival returns to the Rock Park in Llandrindod Wells on Friday, June 22nd for another stunning three days of music, drama, culture and comedy.
Llandrindod Wells Powys
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

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 19 Jun to Thu 21 Jun

More details - Summer Food and Drink Festival Kington Herefordshire
Summer Food and Drink Festival. Kington celebrates seasonal produce from the Marches. 2017 was the first summer food event with 50 excellent exhibitors on that success a second event on Saturday 2nd June is taking place. Plenty to see and partake in with music along the way.
The High Street and surrounding area
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Field Trip - Crossed Paths
A creative walk following Miranda’s crawling route with discussions, presentations and readings along the way. Start and finish Pwllpeiran Upland Research Centre, Cwmystwyth, Aberystwyth, SY23 4AB Refreshments provided at start and end. Appropriate outdoor clothing required. 2-5pm (approx. 1.
Oriel Davies Gallery The Park, Newtown, Powys
Today

More details - Hurdley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden set around C17 house with additional 18 acres adjoining Roundton Hill National Nature Reserve. Herbaceous and mixed borders, orchard, ponds, topiary and kitchen garden. Mown paths lead to a 5 acre Coronation Meadow, large newly planted orchard, pastures and new and ancient woodland with brook.
Hurdley Hall, Churchstoke
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Hurdley Hall - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden set around C17 house with additional 18 acres adjoining Roundton Hill National Nature Reserve. Herbaceous and mixed borders, orchard, ponds, topiary and kitchen garden. Mown paths lead to a 5 acre Coronation Meadow, large newly planted orchard, pastures and new and ancient woodland with brook.
Hurdley Hall, Churchstoke
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Talk- Frank Sinatra by Ted Maidment followed by lunch
MORE TALKS ON GREAT VOICES WITH TED MAIDMENT Frank Sinatra Wednesday 30th May at Plas Dolerw, Newtown Coffee, talk and light lunch. "The single greatest interpreter of popular song we have ever been privileged to hear"
Plas Dolerw, Newtown
Wed 30 May

More details - Judy Garland talk by Ted Maidment
Judy Garland - talk by Ted Maidment on "the greatest live performer of all time" with coffee and light lunch at Plas Dolerw. To raise fund for Newtown based mental health charity Rekindle Small Steps. www.rekindle.org.uk
Plas Dolerw, Newtown
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Hyssington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Three very different gardens in and around Hyssington. Gorsty House is an ongoing renovation of a neglected garden with 2+ acres planted to attract wildlife, incl an acre of wildflower meadow, abundant cottage garden planting, new orchard, and pond. Beautiful views to Long Mynd.
Hyssington Gardens, Montgomery
Today, Sun 27 May, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rhodds Farm - Open Garden for NGS
The garden began in 2005. The site is challenging with steep banks rising to overhanging woodland but has wonderful views. Formal garden leads to dovecote and through to mixed borders with interest throughout the year. Double herbaceous borders of hot colours, several ponds, new arboretum, woodland planting.
Rhodds Farm, Lyonshall
Fri 1 Jun, Sat 2 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Guided tour of Stokesay Court
Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within extensive landscaped grounds, with far ranging views towards Ludlow.
Stokesay Court, Onibury
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Guided tour of Stokesay Court
Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within extensive landscaped grounds, with far ranging views towards Ludlow.
Stokesay Court, Onibury
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Rhododendron Open Day
A chance to enjoy the magnificent rhododendrons and walks through the grounds and gardens of Stokesay Court. Proceeds to be split between St. Michael’s Onibury and the Shropshire Historic Churches Trust. Tea & home baked cakes to refresh you will be available in the Old Kitchen. Partial disabled access on some paths.
Stokesay Court, Onibury, Craven Arms
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Guided tour of Stokesay Court
Stokesay Court is a magnificent Grade II* late-Victorian mansion imposingly set within extensive landscaped grounds, with far ranging views towards Ludlow.
Stokesay Court, Onibury
Sun 17 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Sun 12 Aug

More details - Llandinam, Little House - Open Garden for NGS
Little House is on a quiet lane surrounded by fields and woodland, bordered by a stream. Slate and bark paths give access to the many features in the acre garden incl fish and wildlife ponds, woodland, conifer, azalea, grass and mixed beds, vegetable garden, mini meadow, sensory garden, grotto water feature and...
Llandinam, Little House, Llandinam
Sun 27 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Blooming bluebells crafts
Make your own bluebell for Blooming Bluebells month with crafts in the stables. After you’ve made your very own bluebell, discover blankets of our native British bluebells in the wood pasture and along the carriage-rides in Fishpool Valley.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Today, Sun 27 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Blooming bluebells
Due to the unusually cold weather, the bluebells will be a little bit later than normal this year. They will be starting to appear from 1 May, but the bluebells in the wood pasture and Fishpool Valley will take another week or so to fully bloom.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Today to Thu 31 May

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - The Secret Garden trail
’The Secret Garden’ was written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and was first published in 1911. See if you can spot the clues and unravel the mystery that will lead you to the Secret Garden at Croft.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Women and Power tours
To celebrate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, we’re redressing the balance at Croft and sharing the stories of some of the castle’s key women. 2018 marks 100 years since some women received the first vote.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Picturesque Tours of Fishpool Valley
Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Johnes II on a Picturesque tour through Fishpool Valley. Learn about the history of the landscape, as well as some of the mysteries which surround it.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Wed 30 May, Wed 6 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - 1918 Home Front weekend
Discover what life was like on the Home Front during the final year of the First World War. Try traditional Home Front ration recipes and see demonstrations, archive material, photographs and memorabilia in the castle.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Croft's signature cloth
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Painting and drawing classes with Matthew Wood
Learn from local artist, Matthew Wood, who paints using his surroundings as his inspiration. Many of his paintings are created in one sitting and evoke the unique atmosphere and spirit of a place through his skillful brushstrokes and paintwork.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Women at War: Dramatic storytelling performances
Join Julie Cooper for dramatic storytelling performances based around the history of women during the First World War and their contribution to the war effort. Hear about Edith Cavell and Lady Dorothie Fielding, as well as the stories of the women of Croft through dramatic storytelling performances.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Croft Castle and Parkland - Music from the Home Front
Step back in time to 1918 and sing along to music from the Home Front, performed in the castle at Croft. Learn more about what life was like on the Home Front and women’s vital contribution to the war effort in the Ambassador’s Room.
Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster,
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - House Visits
Explore the Hall with our Librarian Mary Oldham. Discover the history, its heritage, treasures and the characters who have lived here for 600 years. £10 per person include tea & cakes after the tour. Booking Required.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Gregynog Hall & Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Grade I listed garden set within 750 acres of Gregynog Estate which was designated a National Nature Reserve in 2013. Fountains, lily lake and water garden. A mass display of rhododendrons and yew hedge create a spectacular backdrop to the sunken lawns. Azaleas and unusual trees. Fantastic autumn colour.
Gregynog Hall & Garden, Newtown
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Llysdinam - Open Garden for NGS
Llysdinam Gardens are among the loveliest in mid Wales, especially noted for a magnificent display of rhododendrons and azaleas in May. Covering some 6 acres in all, they command sweeping views down the Wye Valley.
Llysdinam, Newbridge-on-Wye
Mon 28 May

More details - Observatory - Open Garden for NGS
Located in the hills at 1100 feet but very sheltered on all sides. Observatory offers superb views of the Severn Valley and beyond. Developed with the aim of encouraging wildlife, our garden is home to a large number of birds, bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.
Observatory, Newtown
Sun 17 Jun

More details - As You Like It at Ludlow Castle
It’s the Swinging 60’s and life at the court of the usurping Duke Frederick is lived on the edge - overflowing with tension, intrigue and brotherly hate. Meanwhile in the Forest of Arden, peace and love reigns where the Duke’s exiled brother Duke Senior has taken refuge.
Ludlow Castle, Castle Square, Ludlow
Thu 21 Jun to Mon 25 Jun

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