Enjoy a walk in the company of our knowledgeable volunteer and learn more about the history of Powis’ world famous gardens. Find out how the gardens evolved into the showpiece they are today and see behind the scenes in our carbon-neutral nursery. Booking not needed.
Laid out in early C18 the garden features the finest remaining examples of Italian terraces in Britain. Richly planted herbaceous borders; enormous yew hedges; lead statuary, orangery and large wild flower areas. One of the NT’s finest gardens. National Collection of Laburnum.
Join our knowledgeable volunteer on a walk around the garden and find out a little more about its fascinating history. Enjoy a walk in the company of our knowledgeable volunteer and learn more about the history of Powis’ world famous gardens.
The 2018 show is our 31st Annual Festival of Country and Western music. Check our web site www.countrywestern.org.uk/ for full details including our line up and our Showcase Stage for up and coming New Country acts.
A new and exciting festival for Welshpool encompassing all types of transport. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities, including vehicle displays, cavalcades, canal activities plus an intensive timetable of trips on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.
Music for the Monty is a live music charity event taking place during Welshpool Transport Festival. Over the weekend there will be a number of buskers performing around the town raising money for the restoration of the historic Montgomery Canal.
A jewel in the town. Explore the ground floor of this C17 barrel maker’s cottage and walk into a large garden room which also houses a museum of tools from different trades. Mystic pool of smoke and sounds.
Grade ll listed Georgian manor house (not open) surrounded by 5 acres of grounds currently under restoration. Over 100 metres herbaceous borders, newly restored 1 acre walled garden with gazebo, circular flowerbeds, lavender beds, two fire pits and gravel paths.
Broniarth Hall is a C17 farm house (not open) with bijou SE facing cottage garden with 2 small ponds, Summerhouse, perennial filled beds and aviary. Unique and quirky features and containers incl a collection of approx 70 heucheras. Stunning views from patio areas with summer bedding and foliage plants.
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.
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
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
S-facing 1 acre garden developed over 10yrs. Old railway cottage set in herbaceous and raised borders, patio with many pots of colourful and unusual plants. Garden slopes to productive fruit and vegetable area, ponds, spinney, wild areas and peat bog. Patio and seats to enjoy extensive views incl Llanymynech Rocks.
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.
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.
Ted Maidment has a passion for music that is infectious.
The main purpose of this workshop is to help you in your spiritual practice to experience faster spiritual progress. Regardless of the spiritual path one is following, a fundamental practice we suggest is to reduce one’s personality defects and ego.
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 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.
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.
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.
3 acre romantic S-facing garden, formally designed, informally and intensively planted with a great variety of unusual herbaceous plants Nicks garden, with many species trees and shrubs, surrounds a large pond with bog and moisture-loving plants. Ornamental kitchen garden with pretty outbuildings. Rose and peony walk.
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.
Enjoy the sunset and sunrise on the shortest night of the year at a magical location. Join our Ranger and Engagement staff for an unforgettable night of wild camping on the Long Mynd. Our team will be supplying a warming fire and there will be a long-drop loo available.
Carding Mill Valley and the Long Mynd, Chalet Pavilion, Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton
A new 3 acre garden set on a slope with steps and inclines. A mixture of various herbaceous beds, shrubs, trees, sunken garden and formal planting. Orchard, vegetable, soft fruit cage, greenhouse, chickens and pigs.
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.
Has to be seen to be believed. A unique hillside garden (over 700 steps) bordering R Perry. Wide variety of styles and plants from formal terraces to woodland paths, plus large kitchen garden. Lawn area redeveloped in 2017 with new statues.
A concert by The Shrewsbury Light Orchestra.
This will be the tenth “Proms” themed concert the Orchestra will play in support of, as in the last two years, The Lingen Davies Cancer Fund in Shrewsbury and the local Village Hall.
Exciting, eccentric, steeply terraced hillside garden. Paths through lovely planting wind upwards past water, through turrets, boules arena to ’pueblo’ and amphitheatre, with outsize chess court all set in remote idyllic landscape.
Art Exhibition by Andrew Evans " Summer and Sunshine’ is an exhibition of highly detailed landscapes of stunning quality capturing the light, shade, depth and detail of atmospheric places around the Shropshire and Welsh countryside.
Oswestry markets’ hold a monthly Artisan Market on the last Friday of every month selling the best in local produce such as pies and pastries, meat and fish, cheeses and cakes as well as occasional crafts and bespoke gifts.
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...
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.
Shrewsbury food festival is back, showcasing the very best in artisan food, drink and craft the county has to offer. There is something for everyone including loads of hands on activities for kids including cookery classes and arts and crafts right through to go karting and zorbing!
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
The TECH Severn 2018 Conference & Exhibition has attracted influential speakers from across the globe to discuss how technology, information and communication may help solve many of the challenges faced by Councils and Businesses across the UK.
Shropshire Inclusive Dance (SiD) warmly invites you to a performance by Contact Dance Company, makers of powerful and moving inclusive dance.
An absorbing repertoire of dance work including a newly commissioned ensemble piece by award winning choreographer Joanna Young.
This is a powerful wordless piece scheduled for Refugee Week- an ideal opportunity to get children and adults talking together about what they see on the news. This is a subtle and playful piece that shows the resilience of the human spirit, particularly in children.