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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 - 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 - Rhayader Running Club - 5K Series
6.30pm Second Part 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
Today

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Shirley and Emlyn Williams of Powys Ramblers will lead an 8.5 mile moderate circular walk from the Elan Village, via Coed y Cefn, Glyn Bridge, and Carn Gafallt Common. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a packed lunch. Meet at the Elan Village Green SN 935654.
Elan Valley Estate Elan Estate Office, Elan Village, RHAYADER, Powys
Sat 26 May

More details - The Gwesyn and the Claerwen
A 9 mile energetic linear hill walk from Abergwesyn to Llannerch y Cawr. Follow the Gwesyn Valley up to Drygarn Fawr into the Rhiwnant Valley to Llannerch y Cawr. Start at Llanerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) where transport will be provided. Booking is required. Call 01597 810449 or email info@elanvalleytrust.org
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Tadpole Toddle
Come and look at pond animals in your own tray at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre - suitable for younger children under the age of 5/6. We will also take a toddle to our own small pond in the grounds of the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 29 May

More details - Dam Open Day
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 30 May, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dragons and Damsels
A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family. Booking is essential - only 20 places available. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please. Meet at Dol y Mynach layby - grid reference SN 904617. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Thu 31 May

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
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Pont ar Elan Show
1pm Annual Dog Show with Hounds, Terriers and Lurcher rings plus class for whippets, spaniels, sheepdogs and any other breed dog and child handler class. Refreshments on Site. Ring Secretary, Tudor Davies on 01597 811299 for more details. Location: Pont ar Elan SN 903716
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Water, Rocks and Hills in the Landscape Workshop
Beginners or more experienced can benefit and learn from many tried and tested techniques to create an exciting Elan Valley Watercolour Landscape. This workshop by local artist and qualified tutor, David Ward, is ideal for beginners. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Rhayader Running Club - 5K Series
6.30pm Third & final part 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 6 Jun

More details - Planetarium Show: Our Sun
Join Martin Nelmes and his team from the University of Aberystwyth and be taken on an exciting planetarium journey of our nearest star, the Sun. You will have the opportunity to observe the Sun through their specialised solar telescopes. Four FREE Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - What's That Bee£
Take a short walk along the Elan Valley Trail with Janice Vincett to discover what bees are buzzing around and how to identify them. Meet at Caban Coch car park SN 924645.Take a short walk along the Elan Valley Trail with Janice Vincett to discover what bees are buzzing around and how to identify them.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wood for the Trees
A walk through Cnwch wood with our woodland Ranger looking at trees and their properties. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 16 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 - 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
Sat 26 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 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 - 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 - 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 - Rhayader Running Club 5k Series
Second Part 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
Today

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Graham Taylor of Powys Ramblers will lead a family friendly morning walk taking in the Dambusters Dam from the Visitor Centre. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing. Lunch can be taken at the Visitor Centre if wished. Meet at the Visitor Centre SN 928646.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre Elan Valley Rhayader
Tue 29 May

More details - Harp Concert with Ieuan Jones
Summer Charity concert by world renowned harpist at glorious Gregynog Event: Harp Concert with Ieuan Jones Charity: Rekindle Small Steps, Newtown Rekindle Small Steps (Newtown based charity) are delighted that Ieuan Jones is giving a Harp Concert at Gregynog to raise funds for this charity supporting local
Gregynog Hall, Tregynon
Fri 25 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
Today to Sat 16 Jun

More details - Wild Wednesdays
Bug Hunts and Pond Dipping. Discover the wild side of Ynys-hir. Family activities suitable for children aged 4-12 years, Must be accompanied by an Adult. Booking essential.
RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Wed 30 May

More details - From Gawain to the Graphic Novel
A study-day on artists and narrative; speakers include: A rare opportunity to hear Alan Lee talk about his career from the Mabinogion through his Oscar-winning work on The Lord of the Rings to his latest illustration project Keynote by Olivia Ahmad of the House of Illustration, London Clive Hicks-Jenkins on his
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Dads and Dens
Celebrate Father’s Day out in the woods building dens and learning the art of fire lighting with flints. Celebrate by toasting marshmallows! Suitable for all the family children min age 4 years - 18 years. Sunday June 17th 2018 1pm-4pm Cost: £10 per child Dads’ Free!
RSPB Ynys-hir Nature Reserve Eglwysfach, Machynlleth, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Gwesyn and the Claerwen
Guided Walk led by Tudor Davies A 9 mile energetic linear hill walk from Abergwesyn to Llannerch y Cawr. Follow the Gwesyn Valley up to Drygarn Fawr into the Rhiwnant Valley to Llannerch y Cawr. Start at Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) where transport will be provided. Booking is required.
Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) Claerwen valley
Sun 27 May

More details - In Search of Mary Shelley
As part of the bicentenary celebrations of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Professor Sampson, author of the critically acclaimed In Search of Mary Shelley, explores Romantic ideas of selfhood, modernity and biography through Mary Shelley’s own life and work, revealing how these helped the teenager
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Today

More details - Shazia Mirza
Following her critically acclaimed 2016, 103 date sell-out international tour; ‘The Kardashians Made Me Do It’, Shazia Mirza brings you her brand new stand-up show. ‘After starving to death on a desert Island, I’ve changed my mind about a few things.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Thu 24 May

More details - Aber Cycle Fest – Gala Evening, with Becky James,
The weekend of two-wheeled entertainment begins with an evening in the company of the Welsh two time Rio Olympic cycling medallist, Becky James. The evening will also include cycle related films from the archives, followed by a reception.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Fri 25 May

More details - Comedy Club
Little Wander, the team behind the Machynlleth Comedy Festival, bring their much-loved comedy club to the Arts Centre each month. Catch some of the UKs finest stand up stars at fantastic value on stage in the Studio.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Thu 31 May

More details - Big Welsh Walk Challenge
Hundreds of people took on the Big Welsh Walk Challenge last year and conquered the landscapes of Ceredigion. Back by popular demand, Ramblers Cymru are encouraging people to step up for the challenge this June.
Devil’s Bridge/Pontarfynach Ceredigion
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive
The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive – Rob Phillips The extensive papers of Lord Davies of Llandinam, politician, industrialist and philanthropist, held at the National Library, have recently been catalogued.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Gofalu am David
A discussion with the broadcaster Beti George about Alzheimer’s and caring for her partner, David Parry-Jones, from the time when he was diagnosed with the condition in 2008 until he passed away in April 2017. She will also discuss the campaign for reforming the dementia care service.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Fathers Day Special
Fathers can visit the Waterfalls Nature Trail for FREE when accompanied by their children. This offer is only available between 9.30am and 5pm
Devil’s Bridge Waterfalls & Nature Trail Devils Bridge, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sun 17 Jun

More details - A Journey through The Rhinogydd Mountains
Having explored the county of Meirionnydd and especially the Rhinogydd Mountains for several years, photographer Jean Napier takes us on a journey to explore its human and natural landscape which dates back millennia, captured through her lens.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 20 Jun

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
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 - Fish & Chips Evening Train
Travel on the special evening train from Llanfair Caereinion at 18:30; on arrival at Welshpool at 19:15 we will serve your choice of meal to enjoy on the return journey, with a pause at Castle Caereinion to stretch your legs and to enjoy the view and a tub of delicious dairy ice cream.
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys
Sat 26 May, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Father's Day
Any father accompanied by his child travels at the child price and gets a workshop tour. Multiple generations welcome!
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway The Station, Llanfair Caereinion, Welshpool, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Grandma's Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Inspiration for the senses, unique, fascinating, educational and fun. Strategic seating, continuous new attractions, wildlife abundant, 9 acres of peace. Sculptures, poetry arboretum. Seven sensory gardens, wildlife pond, riverside boardwalk, stone circle, labyrinth. Azaleas and bluebells in May. Children welcome.
Grandma’s Garden, Machynlleth
Wed 30 May

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 - Life Drawing Morning
The session will be fully supervised, and a professional model will hold a variety of poses for you to capture on paper. It is an informal and friendly group, in a beautiful and inspiring setting. Light refreshments will be provided.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 25 May

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 - Wilderness - Unsurfaced Road Tour
This tour follows a selection of rough tracks in the wilderness of the Ceredigion uplands, passing several small lakes and ruined farms well as the large reservoirs. Its a half day tour with as little tarmac as possible. Tours start in Devils Bridge or Aberystwyth..
Cambrian Safaris Devil’s Bridge, Ceredigion
Sat 26 May

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