Join Terry Smith for a hands-on day of map and compass reading. With both theory and practical application this workshop will improve your understanding of maps and access to the countryside. N.B. There is an advanced workshop being held on Saturday 19th May. Meet at the Visitor Centre SN 928646.
An Elan Valley Walking Festival Event. A moderate, circular 7 mile hill walk, setting off from the Dyfed/Powys border, onto Lluest Dolgwiail, following Afon Diluw until reaching the bothy at Nant Rhys. Meet at the Dyfed Powys border car park SN 853 758.
Sculpture is often seen as a completed ‘work’ or object, a beginning and end in itself. For most sculptors, however, this is but a stage on what is usually a very long journey of discovery, experiment and, not least, heartache.
An Elan Valley Walking Festival Event: Join local enthusiasts David James and Vic Pardoe as they explore Bronze Age and Medieval sites around the Pont ar Elan area. This moderate 6.5 mile walk will take in the Pillow Mounds, Banc Cynnydd Cairns, Carn Nant Y Ffald, Carn Wen and finally, Rhiw Afon Cairn.
Held each August in an intimate setting nestling on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the Presteigne Festival has become a focal point for those seeking musical nourishment and artistic discovery in the beautiful surroundings of the Welsh Marches.
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.
An evening event. To celebrate European Bat Weekend, join Sorcha Lewis for an evening bat and moth discovery walk at Llannerch y Cawr. Please bring torches. Suitable for families. Meet at Llanerch y Cawr car park SN 901616.
Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616)
An Elan Valley Walking Festival Event. Join Elan Valley Trustee, Bob Vaughan on a 5 mile walk to explore the history and remains of Cwm Elan Lead Mines. You will also be able to see the recent stabilising works. Meet at Nantgwyllt car park SN 909639
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.
Sonya Smith is a singer songwriter, playing acoustic guitar. Her songwriting is influenced by the traditions of blues, roots, rock and country music and lyrical word driven song writers like Bonnie Raitt, Beth Hart, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, to name a few.
Following 60 sold out shows last year, “The Count of Cornwall” is back again with his unique style of comedy. Jethro will probably be remembered for years to come with so many people loving this hilarious country style. He is considered by many as the greatest comedy storyteller that ever lived.
An Elan Valley Trust Event. Guided Walk led by Tudor Davies
A moderate, circular 7 mile hill walk, setting off from the Dyfed/Powys border, onto Lluest Dolgwiail, following Afon Diluw until reaching the bothy at Nant Rhys. This is a joint event with the Brecon Beacons Park Society.
A mischievous celebration of classic literature, conceived and performed by Terry Victor
Taking outrageous pleasure in the mucky bits of English lit, Notional Theatre presents the finest in stand-up literature.
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.
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.
Mark Ellis has had two recent appearances on the popular BBC programme Great British Menu, and is considered an authority in modern cooking techniques, and an ambassador for quality local, national and international produce.
The annual Newtown Food Festival celebrating great food, drink and music The main sections of the festival include: Food Producers Tent, Street Food, Community Lawn (with Bar,) The Childrens Village and the Music Lawn.