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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 - Stolen- A Devil's Violin Company
Nothing is as detailed and rich as the world we can create within our own minds. No guards met him at the palace. He made his way through a great pair of gates. Through chambers that echoed with his footsteps. He came to a hall thick with fog - was that a statue£ No, not a statue but the King himself.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Troylus and Cressida
Willow Globe favorites, The Factory, return with a one-off performance of Shakespeare’s cutting, bittersweet tale of love battling to survive against the forces of an epic and pointless war.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 30 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
Sun 8 Jul

More details - What The Floyd- The Music of Pink Floyd
Combining superb musicianship, the latest technology and a blazing light show, What the Floyd recreate the sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd. The band prides itself on meticulous attention to sonic detail and breathtaking, energetic performances. See more info at whatthefloyd.com
Mid Wales Pavilion, Spa Road, Llandrindod Wells
Fri 29 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
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - Freeing the Storyteller's Voice
A workshop for storytellers with some experience with Michael Harvey and Pauline Down. The voice is at the heart of our storytelling practice yet many of us have a pretty meagre grasp on how to work with it and develop it.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Thu 12 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - All is a Flutter and Aglow
An evening event. Celebrate the wonder of the Elan Valley International Dark Sky Park and join Sorcha Lewis who will be on hand to show you how wonderful and exciting the world of bats and moths really are and we can look to see the amazing illuminated world of the glow worm.
Caban Coch Dam Car Park Elan Valley, Rhayader
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Village Tour
Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Magical Moths, Beautiful Bees and Dragons
Join Sorcha and Janice Local Wildlife Guides to celebrate “National Insect Week”. You will have the opportunity to learn the skills required to seek out some of our truly fascinating insect species. Bring your camera for pictures and suitable clothing/sun cream/insect repellent.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Nature Friendly Farming
Join Sorcha Lewis on a traditional upland hill farm in the heart of the Elan valley to learn about how much diverse wildlife is cared for by our upland farming community. We will look at some rare species and habitats that are being cared for on the Elan Valley Estate. Meet at Gwaelod y Rhos car park SN 902673.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 1 Jul, Wed 22 Aug

More details - Silver Jewellery Workshop
Led by Joy Powell, a local silver jewellery designer/maker & teacher. Spend the day learning traditional jewellery-making techniques using silver and copper and leave with your own unique finished pieces. No previous experience necessary. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Penglaneinon Farm Sheep Shearing Day
AFTERNOON EVENT (1.30pm - 4pm) Join the annual sheep shearing at Penglaneinon Farm. Witness the modern and traditional sheep shearing methods whilst enjoying a nice cup of tea, with welsh cakes & bara brith and see a live demonstration of wool spinning.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Polymer Clay Buttons and Brooches Workshop
Learn how to make buttons and brooches from polymer clay with Valerie Lymer, a local textile artist. All materials provided. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £20 per person, payable in advance, plus materials cost of £5, payable on the day. Suitable for absolute beginners.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 14 Jul

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
Sun 15 Jul, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Nicky Grist Stages
Nicky Grist Stages to give fans a super rally weekend. This summer’s Nicky Grist Stages hosts a round of both the Pirelli MSA British Rally Championship and BTRDA Rally Series – it promises to be a truly super rally weekend for fans.
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Sat 14 Jul

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 - Modern Welsh Quilting for Beginners
A quilting workshop for beginners, led by experienced quilter Zelda Lawrence-Curran. What students can expect to get out of the day: • A demonstration of patchwork cutting techniques including safely using sharp tools • Teaching of patchwork techniques updated for 21st century technology, including electric sewing...
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Thu 28 Jun

More details - The Anthony Collier Collection of Modern Art
The exhibition will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 25th May until 1st July, 11am – 5pm (and Bank Holiday Monday). Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see impressive works by well-known artists who are represented in the Tate Gallery, in a beautiful gallery space tucked away in the Welsh hills.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Focusing Workshop: 'All Of Me'
The practice of Focusing is about deepening inner awareness and acceptance of all parts of our self, enabling us better to flourish and live creatively. Following the successful Focusing workshop at Bleddfa last year, Elizabeth Halls is returning with four workshops in 2018.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Walk along the Monks’ Trod
A special linear walk along the Monks’ Trod with the Brecon Beacons Park Society. Follow the route of the monks from Strata Florida across the uplands of the Elan Valley with guest leader Andrew Leonard on this 12 mile walk. Meet at Pont ar Elan at 9.45am for a lift to Strata Florida.
Pont ar Elan, Elan Valley
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Presteigne Food Market
Presteigne Food Market takes place from 9am to 1pm usually on the first Saturday each month at the Memorial Hall, Station Road, Presteigne. The market is a varied mix of craft as well as local produce stalls, with artisan apple juice, free range chicken produce, preserves, bakery, smokery produce, cheeses and olives.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Sat 7 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 1 Sep

More details - Gilwern - Open Garden for NGS
Terraced garden in the making, on very challenging site situated on steep rocky hillside in the beautiful and secluded Cammarch Valley. Roses, herbaceous and shrub borders. Fine walling and gate posts making use of stone found in the garden. Man-made waterfall.
Gilwern, Beulah
Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Cwm-Weeg - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre garden set within 24 acres of wildflower meadows and bluebell woodland with stream centred around C15 farmhouse (open by prior arrangement). Formal garden in English landscape tradition with vistas, grottos, sculptures, stumpery, lawns and extensive borders terraced with stone walls.
Cwm-Weeg, Newtown
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Llandinam, Neuaddllwyd - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre garden set within 4 acres of wildlife meadows around C19 Grade II listed farmhouse (not open). Shrub and herbaceous borders, lawn with magnificent Monkey Puzzle tree leading down to R Severn with glorious views to hills beyond.
Llandinam, Neuaddllwyd, Llandinam
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

Treorchy Male Choir comes to Knighton on July 7th More details - Treorchy Male Choir comes to Knighton on July 7th
The Knighton and District Rotary Club is very pleased to welcome the Treorchy Male Choir back to Knighton. For 130 years the Treorchy Male Choir has been recognised as one of the greatest choral ensembles of all time.
Knighton Community Centre, Bowling Green Lane, Knighton
Sat 7 Jul
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More details - Welsh National Opera - Rhondda Rips It Up!
Rhondda Rips It Up! is a riotous romp through the life of Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda), the Newport suffragette whose activities paved the way for women’s rights in the personal, professional and political worlds.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Fri 29 Jun

More details - That’ll Be The Day
The UK’s premier Rock & Roll production That’ll Be The Day returns with another chance to see its latest most popular show! Highly acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value, That’ll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular music.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Na, Nel!
A new Welsh-language stage play by Meleri Wyn James for 6-11 year olds and their families, based on her popular children’s books ‘Na, Nel!’. The novels follows Nel, the mischievous young girl with an exciting imagination as she faces all sorts of fun and adventures.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Mon 2 Jul and Tue 3 Jul

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
Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Ceunant - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre riverside garden started in 2013 in a beautiful setting on River Severn just 7m from the source. Wooded wildlife area and wildlife pond, orchard, ornamental garden, herbaceous borders, scented seating areas. Riverside path, meadow and veg plot.
Ceunant, Llanidloes
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug

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
Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

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
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf talk by Ted Maidment
Talk by Ted Maidment on Elisabeth Schwarzkopf- "That lyric soprano voice of indescribable beauty" with coffee and light lunch at Plas Dolerw. To raise fund for Newtown based mental health charity Rekindle Small Steps. www.rekindle.org.uk Ted Maidment has a passion for music that is infectious.
Plas Dolerw, Newtown
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Ponthafren - Open Garden for NGS
Ponthafren is a registered charity for people with mental health issues or those that feel lonely or isolated. Open door policy so everyone is welcome. Interesting community garden on banks of R Severn run and maintained totally by volunteers: sensory garden with long grasses, herbs, scented plants and shrubs.
Ponthafren, Newtown
Sat 7 Jul

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 6 Jul, Sat 7 Jul

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 - Herbfarmacy - Open Garden for NGS
A 4 acre organic herb farm overlooking the Wye valley with views to the Black Mountains. Featured on BBC Countryfile, crops are grown for use in herbal skincare and medicinal products. Colourful plots of Echinacea, Marshmallow, Mullein (Verbascum) and Calendula will be on show as well as displays on making products.
Herbfarmacy, Hereford
Sat 14 Jul, Thu 19 Jul

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 - 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
Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 12 Aug

More details - A Different Thread
A Different Thread play what they call “British- Americana” and not just because their two main collaborators, Robert Jackson and Alicia Best, are from the UK and US respectively. They weave together elements of blues and folk, country and bluegrass.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Mellt
MELLT are a young punk rock band heralding from Wild West Wales but now living in Cardiff. Their debut album ‘Mae’n Hawdd Pan Ti’n Ifanc’ will be released on April 20th with the first single ‘Rebel’ available now.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Kris Drever
An Evening with BBC Radio 2 Folk Singer of the Year 2017 - Kris Drever. Drever’s voice and guitar is a part of the backbone of today’s contemporary roots and folk scene. Hugely admired as a solo artist, collaborator, and a member of folk superstars Lau, he is a phenomenal and prolific artist.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Mill - Open Garden for NGS
S-facing ½ acre garden with beautiful herbaceous borders, roses, shrubs and trees creating a haven of peace and tranquillity. Sit and relax by Cornus controversa ’Variegata’ (wedding cake tree) surrounded by roses with the sound of the river nearby. Raised beds, fruit trees and vegetable garden.
The Mill, Caersws
Sun 8 Jul

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 - From Gilbert and Sullivan to Broadway - concert
The award-winning Hereford Gilbert and Sullivan Society embarks on another summer tour, presenting music and song from 125 years of theatre. Don’t miss this wonderful evening of entertainment.
Eardisley Village Hall
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Bonhams Valuation Day
Specialists will be at the Hall for free auction valuation for pictures, silver & jewellery, works of art, furniture and general antiques. Bonhams fine book department will also be on hand to advise on books and manuscripts. Tea & cakes will be on sale in our Blayney Room. Booking required.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Mon 2 Jul

More details - Summer Wine Tasting
Join us for a relaxed evening in our Courtyard, sample wine perfect for a summers evening. To complement the wine we will serve an antipasti platter. Wine can be ordered on the evening. Booking required.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Opera Viva!
On Sunday 1st July 2018, the Marches Choir and Sinfonia, together with Aber Opera and guest soloists, will perform a variety of well known and much-loved opera numbers, from Carmen to Aida in the magnificent Walcot Hall Ballroom.
Walcot Hall, Lydbury North, Bishops Castle
Sun 1 Jul

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