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More details - Richard II
This exciting young company bring a vibrant flavour to this wonderful history play in the opening event of our 2018 open-air season. This will be the debut performance of this play by the company and the first time that Richard II will have been performed at the Willow Globe.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Llandod Ale Trail & Cider Nouveau Festival
Llandod Ale Trail & Cider Nouveau Festival Friday 4th PM – Mayday 7th May 2018 This includes. The Arvon Ale House, Llanerch Inn, Middleton Arms, a tented area, and the Conservative Club, which is open to all during the event.
Llandrindod Wells
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Exhibition: Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Fri 20 Apr to Sun 22 Apr, Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May, Fri 11 May to Sun 13 May, Fri 18 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Life Drawing Morning
Our Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Rhayader Running Club: 5k Series
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
Caban Coch Dam Car Park Elan Valley, Rhayader
Wed 9 May

More details - Wonderwool Wales 2018
A celebration of Welsh wool and natural fibres, the Wonderwool Wales festival is a must for wool and yarn enthusiasts as well as those keen to learn and develop their skills or simply shoppers with a keen eye for quality crafts and innovative design. Details: www.wonderwoolwales.co.uk
Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

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 - 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

More details - Woolschools at Wonderwool Wales
Thousands of fibre fans will leave next year’s Wonderwool Wales weighed down with their pick of wool and natural fibre products from more than 200 high quality stalls and some of the really lucky ones will also go home wearing the results of their own handiwork.
Wonderwool Wales Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Glanusk Welsh Stallion Show
Glanusk Stallion Show started in 1958 at the Glanusk Estate, near Crickhowell. The show is now held at the Royal Welsh Showground. The show has grown over the last 50 years to become one of the most popular shows for Welsh horse breeds. We are a Welsh Pony & Cob Society Silver Medal Show
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Sat 5 May

More details - Life Drawing
Our regular Life Drawing Mornings are untutored workshops suitable for artists of all abilities, from complete beginners to more experienced artists who want to hone their figure drawing skills. You will need to bring your own drawing materials, and easel if required.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Linocut Printmaking Day
The aim of this workshop is to provide a supportive and fun experience where you will learn new (or revive a previous) linocut printmaking skills and take home something you’ll feel proud of.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 20 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

More details - Sing Gregorian Chant Workshop
The Sing Gregorian Chant workshop is a chance to experience Gregorian chant in a friendly context. All are welcome; women and men, singers and non-singers. Beginners are encouraged to join, together with experienced singers.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Spring Quartet
Two popular local ceramicists/potters Robert Fountain and Bas Titford, will be exhibiting alongside painter Brian Lammas and artist/sculptor David Howorth. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 13th April to 20th May, 11am – 5pm.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 4 May to Sun 6 May

More details - Breaking the Rules with Watercolours
Having won Gold and Silver RHS medals for her Botanical Illustrations, Ruth Kirkby is very familiar with the rules of conventional watercolour painting.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 11 May

More details - Focusing Workshop: 'Being Within 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 13 May

More details - Presteigne Food and Flower Festival
A newcomer to the foodie calendar! A celebration of local food, producers and gardens at this new family-friendly festival on Bank Holiday Monday. Tempting stalls, open gardens, street food, demos, talks, fun competitions and more.
Presteigne/Llanandras Powys
Mon 7 May

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 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
‘Strictly Come Dancing’ professional, Giovanni Pernice, will be heading back out on tour in 2018, after a sell out tour in 2017. Giovanni will be joined by seven more world class professional.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Calan
Accordian, fiddles, guitar, bagpipes and step-dancing explode into life. Infectious rhythms and a high voltage performance along with some of the most beautiful and haunting songs. Great fun, a sense of humour and a musical treat to lift the spirits.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

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 - Wind in the Willows by Box Tale Soup
A welcome return to Presteigne of Box Tale Soup with their beautiful new adaption of Kenneth Grahame’s much loved classic, featuring unique handmade fabric puppets and a charming original score. Commissioned by the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham. A treat for all ages. A Mid Border Arts event.
Assembly Rooms, Broad Street, Presteigne
Sat 28 Apr

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 5 May, Sat 2 Jun

More details - Presteigne Food & Flower Festival
Presteigne will become a centre for culinary and horticultural celebration this May Bank Holiday. An unmissable event featuring producer market, street food, workshops, fun competitions, open gardens, children’s activities, brocante, talks, art exhibition and plenty to eat and drink of course!
In and around the town of Presteigne
Mon 7 May

More details - Kington Art Society Spring Exhibition, Art and Craft on Sale -  free entry, refreshments available
Kington Art Society Spring Exhibition, local Art and Crafts on sale. Entry is free, children welcome. The event is held at Kingswood Village Hall, HR5 3HE (near to the Small Breeds Farm). Friendly atmosphere with refreshments available, disabled access and ample parking.
Kingswood Village Hall, Kington (near the Small Breeds Farm)
Sat 5 May, Mon 7 May

More details - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan 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 2 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May 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 Sun 1 Jul

More details - Inspired in Caersws - a poetry, art and music festival
Poetry Workshops by both Gill Lambert and Gregory Leadbetter Readings by T.S Eliot shortlisted ROBERT MINHINNICK, the amazing MENNA ELFYN aswell as Keith Chandler, David Calcutt, Gregory Leadbetter, local John Ceriog Hughes fans Music from Diane Drummond and friends; plus local musician Andy Warren An open...
Mid Wales Arts Centre, Maesmawr, Caersws, Newtown
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Bryan's Ground - Open Garden for NGS
8 acre internationally renowned contemporary reinterpretation of an Arts and Crafts garden dating from 1912, conceived as series of rooms with yew and box topiary, parterres, colour-themed flower and shrub borders, reflecting pools, potager, Edwardian greenhouse, heritage apple orchard, follies.
Bryan’s Ground, Presteigne
Mon 7 May

More details - Opening & Panel Discussion: Crossed Paths | Mirand
Crossed Paths comprises three projects by Aberystwyth-based artist Miranda Whall, occurring between 2017 and 2021 in Wales, Scotland and France. These bring together film, performance and the body in motion, mountain and upland ecology: each project telling a story of a mountain from a different perspective.
Oriel Davies Gallery The Park, Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

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 - 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 29 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bob Hilary
Bob is a folk Singer-songwriter who makes music that is Earthy, funky & positive, with a strong World music influence. He is a passionate advocate of the ’Live Simply’ movement that is currently spreading around the Globe, & is a keen practitioner of Yoga, Meditation and living naturally.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 20 Apr

More details - Ruby Muse
RUBY MUSE is poet-musicians Jools Heyes & Malcolm Heyes. Their unique style wraps alternative blues, folk-rock and Brit-Americana around songs and poetry with diverse themes – from Greek myth and angels through to surrealist paintings and imploding stars.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Ollie West Band
The Ollie West Band are a 4 to 24 piece ensemble, creating new genre blending pop/fusion recognised by the likes of Bill Laurance and Dean Friedman.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 27 Apr

More details - The Hay Chamber Music Festival
The Fourth Hay Chamber Music Festival will include the following events: Friday 27 April 7pm: ’Schubertiad’ with the Fitzwilliam String Quartet at St Mary’s Church HR3 5ED. Tickets: £15 (students £7.50). Saturday 28 April 10.
Hay-on-Wye/Y Gelli Gandryll Powys
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Mr. Woodnote, Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus
We warmly welcome back notorious street performer, Mr. Woodnote who this time brings with him Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus. Mr. Woodnote uniquely freestyles beats and riffs with only a microphone, a loop station, a saxophone and an electric saxophone. He will be creating his big and bouncy beats live-on-stage.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Hattie Briggs
Hattie is a 24 year-old singer-songwriter, recently named Fender Undiscovered Artist of the Year 2017. Influenced by Foy Vance, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Goldfrapp, Pete Seeger, Regina Spektor and Jeff Buckley, Hattie writes and sings from the heart.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Fri 11 May

More details - Larkham & Hall
Americana songwriters Sarah Larkham and Elliot Hall (accolades including Bristol Songwriter Of The Year award), create bittersweet, beautiful music with country elements, taking their influences from American folk, country and blues artists such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash.
The Globe at Hay Newport Street, Hay-on-Wye, Powys
Sat 12 May

More details - Guilden Down Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
With spectacular views, this one acre organic garden has been developed over the past 14 years to be in harmony and its surroundings. Divided into many rooms, there are vibrant herbaceous borders and terraces, rose trellises and a large vegetable plot.
Guilden Down Cottage, Craven Arms
Sun 13 May

More details - Young Musician Competition
A major UK competition for instrumentalists aged 18 and under will take place throughout the day in the Music Room. The chosen finalists compete for the prestigious Peter Garbett-Edwards trophy and major prize money. Concert Tickets are £15 per person and can be reserved by emailing contact@gregynogymc.co.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Sat 21 Apr

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 22 Apr, Sun 20 May, Sun 17 Jun

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 13 May

More details - The Marches Choir presents Brahms German Requiem
The 75 strong Marches Choir, conducted by Alistair Auld, will be joined by the Marches Sinfonia, a first class symphony orchestra (led by Ann Tupling), as well as two professional soloists, Nicholas Morris (baritone) and Caroline Clarke (soprano).
St John’s Church, Brampton Road, Bishops Castle
Sat 21 Apr

More details - 3 Round & About Walks
Ramble, amble or scramble around the beautiful Shropshire Hills and help us beat blood cancer. Ramble – 22.
Town Hall, High St, Bishop’s Castle
Sat 12 May