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Vintage Trains

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Travel on replicas of our original 1903 GWR liveried carriages with goods waggons and brake van attached. Watch the shunting at the turnaround.
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, SY21 0SF
Today, Sat 18 Jul, Sun 19 Jul, Sat 8 Aug, Sun 9 Aug

UK Pink Floyd Experience

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Celebrating over 50 Years of Pink Floyd, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd band in concert.
Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys SY16 4HU
Sun 12 Jul

Welshpool Country and Western

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usual Welshpool Country and Western Sorry Covid 19 means that we have cancelled for 2020 . We will be back in 2021 18 to 20th July
welshpool showfield SY21 8RF
Fri 17 Jul to Sun 19 Jul

Welsh Lavender - Open Garden for NGS

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Welsh Lavenders fields of blue will be at their peak on this weekend. The surrounding gardens continue to develop with Jeni Arnolds stylish wild planting of the steep bank above the ever popular wild...
Welsh Lavender, Builth Wells LD2 3HU
Sat 1 Aug and Sun 2 Aug

Caebardd - Open Garden for NGS

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A meandering garden with established trees & shrubs circling large pond. Dry stone walls support banks of herbs, wild & herbaceous flowers.
Caebardd, Powys SY21 9DJ
Sat 1 Aug and Sun 2 Aug

Garthmyl Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Grade ll listed Georgian manor house (not open) surrounded by 5 acres of grounds. Long 100 metres herbaceous borders, newly restored 1 acre walled garden with gazebo, circular flowerbeds, lavender...
Garthmyl Hall, Montgomery SY15 6RS
Sun 9 Aug

ThreeCocks Vintage Society Steam & Vintage Rally.

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Steam Rally with Steam engines, Stationary engines, Cars, Bicycles, Motorbikes, working area, craft tent, car boot and stalls.Food Stalls and chidren’s rides.
Boatside Farm, Hay-on -Wye HR3 5RS
Sun 9 Aug

Cefnsuran Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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1 acre sheltered farmhouse garden set in hollow at 1000 ft in beautiful secluded location. Surrounded by fields, ponds and woodland with wonderful selection of shrubs, trees & flowers plus a wild...
Cefnsuran Farm, Knighton LD7 1SL
Sat 15 Aug and Sun 16 Aug

Vintage Trains

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Travel on replicas of our original 1903 GWR liveried carriages with goods waggons and brake van attached. Watch the shunting at the turnaround.
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, SY21 0SF
Sat 22 Aug and Sun 23 Aug

Ponthafren - Open Garden for NGS

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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.
Ponthafren, Newtown SY16 2DY
Sat 22 Aug

The Rude Health Bogsnorkelling Triathlon

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The World Bogsnorkelling Triathlon Interesting , Unusual and challenging. The race commences with an 8 mile all terrain run which includes Beautiful scenery plus some interesting hills and...
Waen Rhydd Bog , Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RB
Sat 29 Aug

Llangynidr Agricultural Show

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Llangynidr Agricultural Show - a great family day out to one of the best Village shows. Cattle, sheep and horse competitions, garden show, ferret racing, magic show and children’s...
Llangynidr Village Hall and Fields, near Crickhowell NP8 1LS
Sun 30 Aug

Rude Health World Bogsnorkelling Championships

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This may seem frivolous but it is in fact a challenging event. The winner will be the fastest person to snorkel two 60 yd lengths of the infamous bog.
Waen Rhydd Bog LD5 4RB
Sun 30 Aug

Llanfechain Show

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Llanfechain Show is especially known for its focus on families. In the centre of the village 2 large marquees house the competitive displays and the local art and craft sales area.
Llanfechain Hall & Recreation Field SY22 6UQ
Mon 31 Aug

Steam Gala Weekend

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Every operating engine either on show or in action. Other steam vehicles, demonstrations, trade stands and model railway exhibtion
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion, SY21 0SF
Fri 4 Sep to Sun 6 Sep

Whole Earth Man v Horse Marathon

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The Man v Horse Marathon began in June 1980 following a chat over a pint (or three) in the back bar of Neuadd Arms Hotel.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys LD5 4RW
Sat 5 Sep

Whole Earth... Man V Horse race

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Postponed Whole Earth.. Man v Horse Race The Man V Horse race is exactly what it says. This is a race between Runners and Horses and Riders over approximately 22 miles The course incorporates...
Green Events c/o The Neuadd Arms Hotel The Square LD5 4RB
Sat 5 Sep

Little House - Open Garden for NGS

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acre plantswoman’s garden on a quiet lane surrounded by fields, woodland & stream. Slate & bark paths give access to the many features incl fish & wildlife ponds, conifer, azalea, grass & mixed...
Little House, Llandinam SY17 5BH
Sat 5 Sep

Llangoed Hall Hotel - Open Garden for NGS

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Large organic garden with encouragement of wildlife surrounding one of the finest hotels in Wales. Shrub and mixed borders, walled area incl formal herb and rose gardens, soft fruit and fruit trees,...
Llangoed Hall Hotel, Brecon LD3 0YP
Sun 13 Sep

Glansevern Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful Greek revival house (not open) set in mature parkland with rare and ancient trees. 25 acres of gardens incl walled garden of rooms, vegetable garden, original potting shed, Victorian grotto...
Glansevern Hall Gardens, Welshpool SY21 8AH
Wed 16 Sep and Thu 17 Sep

Trailhead Get Jerky Devils Staircase Ultra Trail Race

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A new Ultra race through the magnificent scenery of Mid Wales. With 5714ft / 1741 m of ascent and descent this is a very challenging course.
Green Events c/o The Neuadd Arms Hotel The Square LD5 4RB
Sat 3 Oct

Tranquillity Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Amazing Japanese Stroll Garden with borrowed views to Offa’s Dyke. Winding paths pass small pools and lead to Japanese bridges over natural stream with dippers and kingfishers.
Tranquillity Haven, Knighton LD7 1NJ
Sat 10 Oct and Sun 11 Oct

Dingle Nurseries & Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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RHS recommended 4½ acre garden on S-facing site, sloping down to lakes surrounded by yr-round interest.
Dingle Nurseries & Garden, Welshpool SY21 9JD
Sat 17 Oct and Sun 18 Oct

Ron Skilton Memorial Half Marathon

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A really tough mainly off road Half Marathon . The route is on a figure of eight basis starting from town and passing through the first section of app 7 miles which contains one tough hill climb...
Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RB
Sun 18 Oct

Gliffaes Country House Hotel - Open Garden for NGS

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Gliffaes Hotel has, within its 33 acres of grounds, one of the best small arboretums in Wales with an enviable collection of specimen trees from around the globe planted by far sighted Victorian
Gliffaes Country House Hotel, Crickhowell NP8 1RH
Sun 25 Oct

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