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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 - 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 - 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 - Llyn Rhaeadr - Open Garden for NGS
Landscaped hillside garden blending natural areas with garden plants, shrubs and trees with wildlife, small lake with many species of unusual ducks, fish and wildlife ponds, waterfalls, woodland, gazebos, rockeries, lawns, borders, snowdrops, daffodils, bluebells, ferns, heathers, camellias, azaleas, Rhododendrons,
Llyn Rhaeadr, Centre of Harlech
Sun 6 May, Mon 7 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 - 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 - 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 - Carreg Bica
Carreg Bica are friends and neighbours who live on either side of the river Teifi. Working with the inherited music of their environs and the intertwined textures of their instruments, they explore the musical possibilities of native melody.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Fri 11 May

More details - Race for Life - Aberystwyth 10k Charity Run
Race for Life Event - 10K event Distance - 10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training. If you’ve taken on a 5k event before then this is a great distance to try and push yourself further. This is helping to beat cancer.
Aberystwyth Ceredigion
Sun 13 May

More details - All Quiet on the Western Front
Marking the centenary of the First World War, All Quiet on the Western Front follows a group of enthusiastic German youths who eagerly go off fight in WW1 but soon discover the horrors of combat. Considered to be one of the most powerful war movies of all time.
Ceredigion Museum & Gallery Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Fri 18 May

More details - Marchnad Ffermwyr Aberystwyth Farmers Market
Location : North Parade, Aberystwyth Held on the 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month, this award-winning Farmers Market is one of the largest farmers markets in Wales hosting up to 30 stalls. In 2014, the Aberystwyth Farmers’ Market achieved the Best Food Market in the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards.
Aberystwyth Ceredigion
Sat 5 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Welsh Cross Country Mountain Bike Series 2018
The Welsh Cross Country Mountain Bike Series 2018 is run in five beautiful locations across Wales. It caters for anyone wanting to try a mountain bike event from U6, all the way through to Veterans races, as well as a Fun category for beginners.
Aberystwyth Ceredigion
Sun 20 May

More details - Jazz Night at the Hafod Hotel
Turn back the clock as your board our steam train and travel in style to Devils Bridge where our theme continues at The Hafod Hotel. Dance the night away to swinging jazz music and enjoy an elegant cocktail and 20’s themed buffet.
Vale of Rheidol Railway Park Avenue, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Porthmadog Craft Fair
A monthly craft fair with lots of beautiful crafts on show made by the stall holders, here in Snowdonia.
Y Ganolfan, harbour bridge Porthmadog
Sat 28 Apr

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 - Bwlch y Geuffordd - Open Garden for NGS
Lovely sloping 1½ acre garden, views of the Cambrian mountains. Embraces its natural features with different levels, 2 ponds, unusual shade loving plants, borders, bog gardens merging into carefully managed informal areas. Banks of rhododendrons, azaleas.
Bwlch y Geuffordd, Aberystwyth
Sun 20 May

More details - Estron (Alien) - Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
An intriguing new Welsh Language play for the current generation by one of our brightest young writers, and winner of the Drama Medal at the Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod, 2016. Estron was performed for the first time in the Cwt Drama at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, 2017.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Ensemble Cymru: Anniversary Finale
After 15 years of music-making, our expanded ensemble enables an arresting programme for May 2018 that is truly diverse in both time and place.
Neuadd Dwyfor Stryd Penlan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Mon 7 May

More details - Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller
We welcome the Merlin Rockets back to Pwllheli on the weekend 12/13th May 2018. The Merlin Rocket is the ultimate hiking dinghy for two people - refined over 70 years of development. Now an extremely modern class providing excellent racing throughout the UK.
Plas Heli Hafan, Pwllheli, Gwynedd
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Coron - Open Garden for NGS
6 acre mature garden overlooking Cardigan Bay. Featuring a Davidia Involucrata, 3 superb, huge specimens of Tasmanian Blue Gum, Eucalyptus, pathways leading through extensively planted areas with rhododendrons, embothriums, azaleas, camellias, bluebell walks, wooded slopes and rock outcrops providing shelter for...
Coron, Llanbedrog
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

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 28 Apr, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 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 - Carneddau and Glyderau - Pitch in at Glyder Fawr
Spend the bank holiday working your way through Cwm Idwal, the Devil’s Kitchen up to Glyder Fawr while undertaking footpath maintenance and repair work along the way. We’re teaming up with Snowdonia Society to offer a series of monthly ’pitching in days’.
Carneddau and Glyderau
Sat 5 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 - 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 - Quest Adventure Race
Quest Betwys-y-Coed is a one-day multi-adventure sport race which involves running, cycling and kayaking across the spectacular mountains, valleys and lakes of the Snowdonia Forest Park.
Betws-y-Coed Snowdonia
Sat 12 May

More details - Sheila Evans-Pritchard Art Exhibition
Sheila will be exhibiting original paintings inspired by the Cardigan Bay coastline and its hinterland. There will also be miniature originals of Welsh dancer and musician and cards. Sheila will be exhibiting with local artist Gary Hiscott.
Aberaeron Tourist Information, Pen Cei, Aberaeron, Ceredigion.
Today, Wed 25 Apr, Fri 27 Apr

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 - Aberaeron  Lampeter 21 mile Walk/jog/run Challenge
Starting in beautiful seaside town of Aberaeron on the Ceredigion Coast, this 21 mile route goes inland on the old railway line up to the Llanerchaeron estate, from there the route takes you through woodlands, fields and quiet roads along the Aeron Valley.
Aberaeron Ceredigion
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Walk for Parkinson's Snowdon
Always wanted to conquer Snowdon ? This summer experience the rugged beauty of Wales’ highest mountain.
Snowdonia
Sat 12 May

More details - Llanerchaeron - Petticoats of Power
Come and immerse yourself in the stories of the women of Llanerchaeron. In 2018 the National Trust’s National Public Programme is putting the spotlight on Women in Power.
Llanerchaeron, Ciliau Aeron, near Aberaeron
Mon 7 May to Thu 5 Jul