What's On In and Around Powys

Past events

Indian Block Printing Workshop

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After an introduction to Indian Block Printing and a demonstration, you will be printing onto 3 different types of bag to get ready for days out!
Montgomery Town Hall (upper level) Broad St, Montgomery SY15 6PH
Sat 21 May 22

Penmyarth House - Glanusk Estate - Open Garden for NGS

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The garden, adorned with many established plant species such as Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Acers, Camelia, Magnolia, Prunus, Dogwood and 300 cultivars of Oak, give a vast array of colour in the spring
Penmyarth House - Glanusk Estate, Crickhowell NP8 1SH
Sun 15 May 22

Glanusk Estate Fayre and NGS Open Garden

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After a break of 2 years we are delighted to throw open our gates for the Estate Fayre and NGS Open Garden.
Penmyarth House, Glanusk Estate, Crickhowell, Powys NP8 1SH
Sun 15 May 22

A Charity Concert

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Regrettably, due to a number of choristers within one section of the choir having to self-isolate, the Saturday 19th March concert at St Mary's Church, Welshpool, has had to be postponed.
St Mary’s Church, 19 Church St, Welshpool. SY21 7DP
Sat 14 May 22

Pontsioni House - Open Garden for NGS

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With a background of old ruins and steep rocky woodland, this Wye Valley garden with herbaceous, shrub borders, terraces and natural rockery merge with lawns.
Pontsioni House, Builth Wells LD2 3SQ
Sun 8 May 22

Gregynog Hall & Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Gardens are Grade I Listed due to association with the C18 landscape architect William Emes. Set within 750 acres, a designated National Nature Reserve with SSSI.
Gregynog Hall & Garden, Newtown SY16 3PL
Sat 7 May 22

Crefft Cymru Arts and Crafts Fair

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Music; artisan foods; craft beer and cider; wood crafts; fine art; toys; wool products; carvings; stained glass; sculpture and much more. Sample and buy unique products from local producers.
Llanfyllin Workhouse, Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin SY22 5LD
Sat 7 May 22

FiddleBop at Music in The Rock Park Charity Fundraiser

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FiddleBop at Music in The Rock Park Charity Fundraiser FiddleBop plays Gypsy jazz zing: updated! On violin, Spanish guitar, keyboard, and fretless bass. And we sing too, with four voices in harmony.
Rock Park Heritage Centre, The Rock Park, Llandrindod Wells LD1 6AE
Sat 7 May 22

A Selling Exhibition: Cecily Sash 1924 - 2019

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Pastels, drawings and prints from Cecily's vast collection of work. Books and postcards are also for sale.
Presteigne Assembly Rooms LD8 2AD
Sat 30 Apr 22

Fish & Chips Train

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Enjoy a steam hauled trip through beautiful Powys countryside with a Fish & Chip supper on your return journey . 8 miles of rolling hills and river views whilst munching on prize winning fare.
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, The Station, Pool Road, Llanfair Caereinion SY21 0SF
Sat 23 Apr 22

Carrot Express

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Carrot Express Easter fun at the W&LLR! The Carrot Express leaves Welshpool Raven Square Station and chugs along to Llanfair Station with eggs to spot along the route.
Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, Raven Square, Welshpool SY21 7LT
Fri 15 Apr 22

Felt & Wool Event | Digwyddiad Ffelt a Gwlân - Family Friendly Event

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Felt & Wool Event | Digwyddiad Ffelt a Gwlân - Family Friendly Event We'll be holding an event full of felt & wool! At the event: - Elwyn Vaughan will be giving a talk on the importance of the wool trade in Wales - Family felt workshop - Felt & Wool...
Welshpool Livestock Market SY21 8SR
Tue 12 Apr 22

Bryngwyn Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning grade II* listed 9 acre garden with 60 acres parkland design inspired by William Emes. Prunus subhirtella Autumnalis, varieties of hamamelis, mahonia, early flowering daphnes, corylopsis and...
Bryngwyn Hall, Llanfyllin SY22 5LJ
Sun 3 Apr 22

Trailhead Get Jerky Devils Staircase Ultra Trail Race

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A new Ultra race for distance runners, passing through the magnificent scenery of Mid Wales. With 1585 m of ascent and descent this is a very challenging course.
Green Events c/o The Neuadd Arms Hotel The Square LD5 4RB
Sat 2 Apr 22

Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Intimate garden continues to be developed but is still an oasis of green in the town centre. Gravel paths and stepping stones meander through a wide variety of plants, inc unusual species, and make...
Oak Cottage, Welshpool SY21 7JP
Sun 27 Mar 22

Biodiversity Family Event - Adventures in Nature | Anturiaethau Nature

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Biodiversity Family Event - Adventures in Nature | Anturiaethau Nature We’ll be holding a morning event to celebrate nature and explore the world of biodiversity! There will be creative activities led by Miranda Glen and Barbara Carbon, Montgomeryshire Wildlife...
Welshpool Town Hall SY21 7RT
Sat 26 Mar 22

Winter of Wellbeing in Builth Wells

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Have a go at wet felting and lino printing. Create some amazing things and learn new skills. Meet new people and get active. For children and young adults. All materials supplied.
Strand Hall, Builth Wells LD2 3AA
Sat 12 Mar 22

National Dance Company Wales Presents: One Another

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National Dance Company Wales Presents: One Another A trio of dance that takes you from a wild, fantastical playground to a Welsh mining community in one evening. Reconnecting us to our theatres, ourselves and…One Another.
Theatr Brycheiniog LD3 7EW
Fri 11 Mar 22

Winter of Wellbeing in Brecon - Free craft course for young people

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A chance to have a go at wet felting and lino printing. You will take home some great creations and meet new people. All materials supplied and no cost.
Theatre Brecon LD3 7EW
Sat 5 Feb 22

Mountain Bike Chariot Racing

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As part of our Saturnalia Celebrations we present the Mountain Bike Chariot Racing Event. This is for teams of three persons ( over16 yrs of age ) Two to ride Mountain Bikes which are connected...
Manor Adventure Centre,Llanwrtyd Wells LD5 4RR
Sat 15 Jan 22

Hay Madrigals: A Candle-lit Concert of Christmas Music

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Hay Madrigals: A Candle-lit Concert of Christmas Music After their summer performance of the Vivaldi Gloria to a packed church, Hay Madrigals will be back in Christmas mode - this time with not only voices, but also violins, a violone (a double-bass
St Mary’s Church, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5EB
Tue 21 Dec 21

The Specials Ltd

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The only true authentic tribute to Jerry Dammers & Co. performed by this lively nine piece outfit. Songs from their classic Two Tone repertoire. A night of wonderful ska !
The Clarence Hall 1, Beaufort Street,Crickhowell NP8 1BN
Sat 4 Dec 21

Crefft Cymru Y Dolydd Christmas Craft Fair

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A Christmas Arts and Craft Fair at Llanfyllin's historic Workhouse: beside the A490 in the beautiful Cain Valley.
Llanfyllin Workhouse, Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin SY22 5LD
Sat 27 Nov 21

Block Printing Workshop

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For all levels of crafters, join us in a fun, creative and relaxing morning introducing you to the tradition of Indian Block Printing with a Christmas theme!
Montgomery Town Hall (upper level) Broad St, Montgomery SY15 6PH
Sat 20 Nov 21

Presteigne Fireworks

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Sheep Music will be hosting Presteigne Fireworks on the evening of Saturday 6th November with a firework display, spectacular fire sculpture, live music, hot food and bar.
Went’s Meadow, Knighton Road, Presteigne LD8 2BW
Sat 6 Nov 21

Letz Zep

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The Uks No. 1 tribute to LED ZEPPELIN, featuring Billy Kulke, performing all of the classic songs from their extensive repertoire. A two hour long show of exciting rock and maybe some acoustic !
The Clarence Hall 1, Beaufort Street,Crickhowell NP8 1BN
Sat 30 Oct 21

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 24 Oct 21

Presteigne Tree Weekend

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A celebration of local trees. Presteigne Tree Group have organised a wide programme of free events for all age groups including an art exhibition at the Assembly Rooms, forest school activities,...
Went’s Meadow and The Assembly Rooms LD8
Sat 23 Oct 21

Big Macs Wholly Soul Band

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Twelve piece sixties soul band fronted by Mike McNamara performing all of the classic songs from the Stax and Tamla Motown labels. High energy performance with lots of dancing !
The Clarence Hall 1, Beaufort Street,Crickhowell NP8 1BN
Fri 22 Oct 21

FiddleBop at Late Night Pumpkin Picking - Festival Style!

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FiddleBop's jazz swing with Gypsy zing at Late Night Pumpkin Picking - Festival Style! With great food (authentic yummy Italian pizza from The Pizza Box Hay), bar, and great company!
Copper and Holly, Pontybat Farm, Llanfilo, Brecon LD3 0PA
Fri 22 Oct 21

Dingle Nurseries & Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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4½ acre internationally acclaimed RHS partner garden on S-facing site, sloping down to lakes. Huge variety of rare and unusual trees, ornamental shrubs & herbaceous plants give yr-round interest.
Dingle Nurseries & Garden, Welshpool SY21 9JD
Sat 16 Oct 21

Ceri Pritchard: Paradoxes

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An exhibition of over 30 paintings by Welsh artist Ceri Pritchard. Being brought up by artist parents and enjoying a changing and varied life have given Ceri Pritchard a unique vantage point.
The Tabernacle, Heol Penrallt, Machynlleth, Wales SY20 8AJ
Fri 8 Oct 21

Tranquility 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.
Tranquility Haven, Knighton LD7 1NJ
Sat 2 Oct 21

The Kitchen Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Admission to include talk and tour. Regenerative vegetable garden. Uses no-dig practices. Growing edibles sustainably & regeneratively. Preserving & enhancing the soil is key to all we do.
The Kitchen Garden, Brecon LD3 7PJ
Wed 15 Sep 21

Open Doors and Food Fair at Llanfyllin Workhouse

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A Heritage Open Day and Food Fair at Llanfyllin's historic Workhouse, Y Dolydd: beautifully situated close to the A490 on the way to Lake Vyrnwy.
Llanfyllin Workhouse, Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin SY22 5LD
Sun 12 Sep 21

Church House - Open Garden for NGS

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One acre garden, subdivided into different areas, each with its own character incl orchard. Skilfully landscaped in the 1980s to provide terraces, generous borders and year round interest.
Church House, Brecon LD3 0ND
Sat 11 Sep 21

Vaynor Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautiful C17 house (not open) with 5 acre garden. Stunning herbaceous borders with late flowering salvias, penstemons & dahlias, box edged rose parterre, banks of hydrangeas; topiary yew birds, box...
Vaynor Park, Welshpool SY21 8QE
Sun 5 Sep 21

Llanfechain Show

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Due to the covid restrictions Llanfechain Show will hopefully take place as an outdoor only event with live music, stalls, food and drink and sideshows.
Llanfechain Recreation Field SY22 6UQ
Mon 30 Aug 21

Hay Madrigals: Vivaldi Gloria and Other Works

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Hay Madrigals: Vivaldi Gloria and Other Works J S Bach: Prelude, Richard Williams (organ) Mozart: Jubilate Deo, choir (a capella) Handel: 'As steals the dawn', (soloists from Hay Madrigals, spinet) Mozart: 'Dona Nobis
St Faith’s Church, Dorstone HR3 6AW
Mon 30 Aug 21

Presteigne Open Studios and Exhibitions

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Discover artists and makers all around the town this Bank Holiday weekend: Presteigne Open Studios & Exhibitions 28th - 30th August 11am- 5pm Open Studio participants 2021: Sara Bamford – metal
All around the town. Map and brochure available LD8
Sat 28 Aug 21

2021 Presteigne Festival

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The Presteigne Festival team have worked tirelessly to bring together a striking programme for the 2021 Festival.
St Andrew’s Church, Presteigne | Leominster Priory | Hereford Cathedral and others LD8 2AF
Thu 26 Aug 21

Aberangell, The Old Coach House - Open Garden for NGS

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Nestled in heart of Dyfi Valley this small, cottage style garden is haven for birds and pollinating insects. Narrow paths take you around the flower and vegetable beds to a little pond.
Aberangell, The Old Coach House, Machynlleth SY20 9AB
Sun 22 Aug 21

Hay Madrigals: Vivaldi Gloria and Other Works

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Hay Madrigals: Vivaldi Gloria and Other Works J S Bach: Prelude, Richard Williams (organ) Mozart: Jubilate Deo, choir (a capella) Handel: 'As steals the dawn' (soloists from Hay Madrigals, spinet) Mozart: 'Dona nobis
Brookfield House Brook Street HR3 5EB
Tue 17 Aug 21

Crai Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Set against the backdrop of Fan Gyhirych and Fan Brycheiniog, at 1000 ft above sea level the Crai valley is a hidden gem, off the beaten track between Brecon and Swansea.
Crai Gardens, Crai LD3 8YP
Sun 15 Aug 21

Gorsty House - Open Garden for NGS

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Quintessential country garden, abundantly planted with cottage garden perennials that follow the seasons, magnet for bees and butterflies, & haven for wildlife.
Gorsty House, Montgomery SY15 6AT
Sun 15 Aug 21

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...
Cefnsuran Farm, Knighton LD7 1SL
Sat 14 Aug 21

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
Sat 14 Aug 21

Celebration of the Master's House

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An event to celebrate restoration of the Master’s House at Llanfyllin’s historic Workhouse, set in tranquil countryside on the road to Lake Vyrnwy.
Llanfyllin Workhouse, Y Dolydd, Llanfyllin SY22 5LD
Sat 14 Aug 21

Machynlleth celebrates 100 years of the Royal British Legion

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Join the Machynlleth branch of the Royal British Legion as they celebrate their 100th birthday with a range of entertainment and activities for all.
Plas Grounds, Pentrerhedyn St, Machynlleth SY20 8DL
Sat 14 Aug 21

Berriew Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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The picturesque village of Berriew is on the Montgomeryshire Canal with the R Rhiew flowing through its heart.
Berriew Village Gardens, Welshpool SY21 8BA
Sun 8 Aug 21

Things to do in Powys