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More details - Sidney Nolan: Spray Paintings
Born in Australia, Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA (1917-1992) moved to London in the early 1950s where he remained until buying The Rodd near Presteigne in 1982. He founded the Trust there with his wife Mary (1926-2016) and continued to paint.
Sidney Nolan Trust The Rodd
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May, Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Tales of Wonder with Michael Harvey and Jane Flood
A wondertale is often the main course in a storytelling performance and here we have a double helping! Jane and Michael have told wondertales all over the world to audiences of all ages and tonight they come together to tell tales of young protagonists and their struggles against injustice, meanness and cruelty.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Today

More details - From Wrecks to Ruin
Its the Year of the Sea where the water from the air and from the land comes back together. Its in us, around us, and we cant live without it.
Tretower Court and Castle
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - World Alternative Games
Already famous for its unusual and quirky events, Llanwrtyd wells is now proud to present The World Alternative Games 2018.
World Alternative Games Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys
Today to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Summer Nature Trail
Come and explore the grounds at Gregynog and follow our summer trail. See what animals and birds you can spot and what plants, flowers and trees are growing in the grounds. Trail is free, café open everyday 10am – 4pm. Booking not required.
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Today to Wed 5 Sep

More details - Maurice Selden - Rally Photography 1972 - 2017
An exhibition celebrating the photographic career of this renowned Motorsport photographer – a career which spans 45 years. Maurice concentrated on Rallying, covering a record-breaking 449 WRC (World Rally Championship) rallies worldwide.
Theatr Brycheiniog Canal Wharf, Brecon
Today

More details - Machynlleth Festival 2018
Julius Drake, Artistic Director: ’My aim each year is simple: to bring to Machynlleth the world’s finest musicians to play the world’s most inspiring, life-enhancing music.
Y Tabernacl Penrallt Street, Machynlleth, Powys
Today to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Summer Holidays at CAT
There’s plenty of free family activities taking place in CAT’s Straw Bale Theatre, including making origami pond critters and building solar powered boats.
Centre For Alternative Technology Llwyngwern Quarry, Pantperthog, Machynlleth, Powys
Today to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Bleddfa Storytelling Performance
Storytelling has been a fundamental part of what we do at the Bleddfa Centre for almost 25 years, and we are looking forward to this years Week of Storytelling, which is taking place from the 16th to 22nd August this year.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Bleddfa Storytelling Performances
Storytelling has been a fundamental part of what we do at the Bleddfa Centre for almost 25 years, and we are looking forward to this years Week of Storytelling, which is taking place from the 16th to 22nd August. As part of the Bleddfa Week of Storytelling there are evening performances open to the general public.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Tue 21 Aug

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
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Wild Wednesday - Batty about bats
Join us as we learn all about the different vats that make Lake Vyrnwy their home. How many different bats are there here£ Where exactly do they live£ What do they eat£ How do they fly£ Make a bat mask and bat kite to take home. Booking essential - Call 01691 870278.
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Wed 22 Aug

More details - 'The Llandrindod Oscars'
Come and join the stars of Stage, Screen, TV, Music and Sport on this special ’Oscars’ Night at the Powys Ballroom, Metropole Hotel during the Llandrindod Victorian Festival. Dress up as one of your favourite personalities. ’Stars’ will begin to arrive from 7.30pm.
The Metropole Hotel Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Blast Off! Bottle Rockets
Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket. Only £3 for your rocket materials. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 22 Aug

More details - The Story of Charlotte Bronte
The Llandrindod Wells Victorian Festival presents Truly Yours - CB. The Brontë family’s story has captivated the imagination for a century and a half. Alison Neil’s portrayal of the life of Charlotte Brontë - using many of Charlotte’s own words - provides an exceptional theatrical treat.
The Metropole Hotel Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Thu 23 Aug

More details - Gilwern - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Gilwern, Beulah
Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug, Thu 6 Sep, Thu 13 Sep, Thu 20 Sep

More details - Presteigne Festival
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/Llanandras Powys
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Brazilian Night
A night of traditional South American cuisine cooked by talented Brazilian sous chef - Guilherme Oliveira.
The Granary 17 Parkers Lane, Newtown, Powys
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Hundred House Sheep Dog Trials
Friday 24 August commencing 12 noon 1. Open South Wales Style 2. Open Novice South Wales Style Saturday 25 August commencing 7:30 am 3. Open National Style 4. Open Novice National Style Enquiries: 07799276056 & 07972908586
Graig-yr-Onnen Farm, Hundred House
Fri 24 Aug and Sat 25 Aug

More details - Bats and Moth Walk
Join us for an evening walk to look at Vyrnwy’s bats in their various habitats, and also to visit a moth trap and identify some moths. Find out why these amazing creatures make Lake Vyrnwy their home and what you can do to help. Anti-midge stuff recommended. Children are more than welcome but it will be a late finish!
RSPB Lake Vyrnwy Llanwddyn, Brynawel, Oswestry , Powys
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Adele Nozedar -  Signature Botanical Gin
Fancy showing off with your very own unique signature botanical gin£ Join author, forager and gin-lover Adele Nozedar to find out how!
The Granary 17 Parkers Lane, Newtown, Powys
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Bogsnorkelling Triathlon
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 underfoot surfaces .
Waen Rhydd Bog , Llanwrtyd Wells
Sat 25 Aug

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 25 Aug

More details - Kingdom Project presents Max Reinhardt, Sheema Mukerjee and Rita Ray
Live DJ Sets from BBC Radio 3’s most Avant-garde Late Junction presenter Max Reinhardt, Rita Ray (presenter BBC 4 / Global Beats) with a special performance by world famous Sheema Mukherjee (the original sitar girl).
The Old Electric Shop, Broad St, Hay on Wye
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Kingdom Project presents Tom Ravenscroft, Don Letts & Rita Ray
Live DJ sets from three of the biggest names in music. Tom Ravenscroft (BBC R6 Music) will be mish mashing along with the king of cool Don Letts (BBC R6 Music Culture Clash) and BBC4 and Global Beats presenter Rita Ray. Solo performance by Footdragger.
The Globe at Hay, Newport St, Hay on Wye
Sat 25 Aug

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