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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

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 - 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 - Caersws Roman Festival
After the success of the first Caersws Roman Festival the time has come to do it again! A free to enter history fair, with displays about the Romans and Caersws and historically-themed activities and demonstrations for all ages. Roman reenactors, displays, activities, history trail, teas, food.
Caersws Village Hall, Main Street, Caersws
Sat 12 May

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 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bryn Gwern - Open Garden for NGS
Sloping 2 acre garden in the hills overlooking Dolgellau with views to Cader Idris, originally wooded but redesigned to enhance its natural features with streams, ponds and imaginative and extensive planting and vibrant colour.
Bryn Gwern, Gwynedd
Sun 20 May

More details - Fraithwen - Open Garden for NGS
1½ acre plantswoman’s garden with herbaceous borders, rockeries and ponds. Planted with rare plants for yr-round interest and for pollinators. Plants in flower every day of the year: spring bulbs, alpines, alstroemeria collection, lilies, vegetable plot and pool.
Fraithwen, Tregynon
Sun 20 May

More details - Cyfie Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy the spectacular views across Vyrnwy valley and the Welsh hills from our beautiful 1 acre hillside garden. Wander around our lower garden and then through the secret doorway to our woodland garden with many rhododendrons, camellias and azaleas along our bluebell banks.
Cyfie Farm, Llanfyllin
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Ty Capel Ffrwd - Open Garden for NGS
True cottage garden in Welsh mountains. Azaleas, rhododendrons, acers; large collection of aquilegia. Many different hostas give added strength to spring bulbs and corms. Stream flowing through the garden, 10ft waterfall and on through a small woodland bluebell carpet.
Ty Capel Ffrwd, Dolgellau
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Montgomery Canal Triathalon
The annual Montgomery Canal Triathlon is a great day out for families with children as well as experienced triathletes. The organisers aim to ensure it is safe and enjoyable for everyone by separating ‘Hares’ from ‘Tortoises’ and allowing faster cyclists to set off first at the start.
Newtown/Y Drenewydd Powys
Sat 19 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 - Cathy
Candid, poignant and intimate, award-winning playwright Ali Taylor’s critically acclaimed play £is a powerful and timely reflection on the social and personal impact of spiralling housing costs, gentrification and the challenges of the forced relocation.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock
Never mind saving the galaxy, sometimes you just have to save your own world! Lightspeed from Pembroke Dock explores what happens when Hollywood’s best-loved spaceship lands on your doorstep. This is a story of hope, courage, and how to be a family when it seems the universe is against you.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Y môr yn ei waed – Kyffin Williams yn Fenis
A presentation by David Meredith. The presentation celebrates the centenary of his birth: John Kyffin Williams, artistic giant and one of Wales’ great benefactors, and is held in conjunction with the Library’s exhibition: Kyffin Williams, Behind the Frame (16.2.18 - 1.9.18).
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 2 May

More details - Red Kite Challenge
The Red Kite Challenge is an established, annual series of running and walking events with the profits going to support our local hospital. Whether you’re a seasoned trail runner, a novice jogger or simply enjoy a stroll in the woods, we’ll have an event to suit your needs.
Devil’s Bridge/Pontarfynach Ceredigion
Sat 5 May

More details - Family and Local History Fair - Tracing Welsh Mari
Tracing Welsh Mariners 11.00am – Dr Reg Davies Following extensive research at The National Archives, Kew, The Guildhall Library and the Society of Genealogists, London, Dr Davies’ talk provides a helpful introduction to the careers of your maritime ancestors.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Sat 12 May

More details - Paranormal Investigations
Do you think that there is something beyond our realms of the living… are you a believer£ Wonder no more, and get ready to take on a night like no other at The Silver Mountain Experience. Join us for a paranormal investigation performed by the expert team at Ethereal Investigations Wales.
Silver Mountain Experience Ponterwyd, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Race for Life 5k
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 5K is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. Participants can walk, jog or charge their way around the course.
Aberystwyth Promenade Bandstand The Promenade, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sun 13 May

More details - Petticoats of Power
Petticoats of Power - Rachael Hedge Women’s stories at National Trust estates have often stood in the shadows, yet many of these women have important stories to tell. This presentation introduces the powerful women that made Llanerchaeron what it is today.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 16 May

More details - The Wales Map Symposium 2018 - – Charting the seas
Charting the seas and coasts of the World – how maps depict the sea and coastline and how such mapping is used to widen our understanding of these environments. The symposium is a collaboration between The National Library of Wales and The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 18 May

More details - Archival Conservation
We extend a warm welcome to the open day of the Conservation Department of the Library. This event is a great opportunity to see how the Library takes care of various collections.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Tue 22 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 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 - Forest Bathing
Come and immerse yourselves in a nature-based wellness experience at RSPB Lake Vyrnwy. Forest bathing, or being in the presence of trees, is a Japanese practice known as ’shinrin-yoku’ that can boost the immune system, decrease stress and lower blood pressure.
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sat 19 May

More details - Really Wild Weekend - Bugs & Bats
Our first camp of the year. Join us from midday Saturday to setup, then help with our OPAL Bugs on bushes survey, set out our moth trap and become bat detectives with our friendly Bat expert.
Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin, Powys
Sat 5 May and Sun 6 May

More details - The Producers - Newtown Musical Theatre Company
Newtown Musical Theatre Company is delighted to present Mel Brooks’ award-winning smash hit ‘The Producers’. In 1959, Broadway’s worst producer Max Bialystock schemes with neurotic accountant Leo Bloom to make millions by putting on a play that is guaranteed to flop.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Montgomery County Music Festival
Montgomery County Music Festival Brahms Requiem (Brahms - A German Requiem) Haydn - Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo Little Organ Mass Brahms - Variations on a theme by Haydn (St. Anthony Chorale) Brahms Arrangement for two Pianos Montgomeryshire Festival Choir conducted by Patrick Larley
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 5 May

More details - Owen Money's Juke Box Heroes II Tour
Following the huge success of Owen Money’s Jukebox Heroes in 2016, Owen Money is back with another talent packed live show featuring the music of his popular weekend Radio shows on BBC Wales; and of course his unique style of comedy and ‘Welsh Whit’!
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Ed Byrne - Spoiler Alert
I originally intended to call the show, “I’ll Millennial You in a Minute”, but my promoter considered the title, “off-puttingly baffling”.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Wed 16 May

More details - Welsh National Opera Orchestra - Opera Classics
The WNO Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor James Southall, will be joined by the gentlemen of the WNO Chorus in this enjoyable programme of operatic favourites, orchestral overtures and interludes, and the odd unknown gem too!
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Fri 18 May

More details - Rock Mill - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre riverside garden on different levels in a wooded valley. Colourful borders and shrubberies, specimen trees, terraces, woodland walks, bridges, extensive lawns, fishponds, orchard, herb and vegetable gardens.
Rock Mill, Montgomery
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Dingle Nurseries & Garden - Open Garden for NGS
RHS recommended 4½ acre garden on S-facing site, sloping down to lakes surrounded by yr-round interest. Beds mostly colour themed with a huge variety of rare and unusual trees, ornamental shrubs and herbaceous plants.
Dingle Nurseries & Garden, Welshpool
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

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 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 - 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
Today, Thu 26 Apr, Fri 27 Apr, Tue 8 May, Wed 9 May

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
Fri 11 May, Mon 14 May to Thu 17 May, 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 - A Tour of the Formal Garden and Nursery
Find out a little more about the Edwardian formal garden before heading behind the scenes to visit Powis’ nursery. Booking not needed. Meet in the Formal Garden (at the bottom of the long steps).
Powis Castle Welshpool, Powys
Wed 2 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 30 May

More details - 1 Church Bank - Open Garden for NGS
A jewel in the town. Explore the ground floor of this C17 barrel maker’s cottage and walk into a large garden room which also houses a museum of tools from different trades. Mystic pool of smoke and sounds.
1 Church Bank, Welshpool
Sat 12 May, Sun 13 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Birdwatching Safari
A tour of the Estate with a birdwatching expert to see the typical breeding birds of the area. Suitable for beginners and experienced bird watchers. Please bring binoculars if you have them and suitable clothing/footwear for some short walks. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 13 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Back to the wildwood£ A look at ancient trees
There is hardly anywhere in Western Europe where you can appreciate what the "wildwood" was like. Parts of the Elan Valley are a rare exception. We will explore one of the finest relict ancient woodlands in Britain and examine its unique wildlife.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 5 May

More details - Hand Painted Stones Workshop
Come and paint an Elan Valley Stone with local artist and illustrator A.K.Skipsey. Create a mini landscape on a piece of the Elan Valley. All materials provided. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £10 per person, payable in advance. Three sessions - 10 - 11.30am, 12 - 1.30pm and 2 - 3.30pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 6 May

More details - Rhayader Running Club - 5k Series
6.30pm First 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 9 May

More details - Woodland Birds
Join experienced bird watcher, Janice Vincett, for a stroll through the woodland around Dol y Mynach to spot and identify the birds, including a visit to the birdhide. Meet at Dol y Mynach layby SN 904617.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Wildlife Tracking
Join our Ranger team for a walk in the woods looking for signs and clues of the wildlife that lives in the Elan Valley and how to find them. Meet at Penbont car park (Grid reference SN 916674). Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 19 May

More details - The Elan Valley Watercolour Landscape Workshop
A workshop ideal for beginners. Local artist and qualified tutor David Ward will guide you every step of the way on your journey to learning new and essential techniques for the watercolourist. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £30 per person, payable in advance.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 20 May