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More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Graham Taylor of Powys Ramblers will lead a family friendly morning walk taking in the Dambusters Dam from the Visitor Centre. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing. Lunch can be taken at the Visitor Centre if wished. Meet at the Visitor Centre SN 928646.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre Elan Valley Rhayader
Tue 29 May

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Shirley and Emlyn Williams of Powys Ramblers will lead an 8.5 mile moderate circular walk from the Elan Village, via Coed y Cefn, Glyn Bridge, and Carn Gafallt Common. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a packed lunch. Meet at the Elan Village Green SN 935654.
Elan Valley Estate Elan Estate Office, Elan Village, RHAYADER, Powys
Sat 26 May

More details - The Gwesyn and the Claerwen
A 9 mile energetic linear hill walk from Abergwesyn to Llannerch y Cawr. Follow the Gwesyn Valley up to Drygarn Fawr into the Rhiwnant Valley to Llannerch y Cawr. Start at Llanerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) where transport will be provided. Booking is required. Call 01597 810449 or email info@elanvalleytrust.org
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Tadpole Toddle
Come and look at pond animals in your own tray at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre - suitable for younger children under the age of 5/6. We will also take a toddle to our own small pond in the grounds of the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 29 May

More details - Dam Open Day
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 30 May, Sat 30 Jun

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
Thu 31 May

More details - Bushcraft Taster Session
This is a great way to find out what bushcraft is all about or to build on your current experience. These sessions will cover a variety of subjects such as knife skills, foraging, and natural cordage to name a few. These sessions will be led by our qualified bushcraft instructor. All tools and equipment provided.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Pont ar Elan Show
1pm Annual Dog Show with Hounds, Terriers and Lurcher rings plus class for whippets, spaniels, sheepdogs and any other breed dog and child handler class. Refreshments on Site. Ring Secretary, Tudor Davies on 01597 811299 for more details. Location: Pont ar Elan SN 903716
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Water, Rocks and Hills in the Landscape Workshop
Beginners or more experienced can benefit and learn from many tried and tested techniques to create an exciting Elan Valley Watercolour Landscape. This workshop by local artist and qualified tutor, David Ward, is ideal for beginners. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Rhayader Running Club - 5K Series
6.30pm Third & final part of the 5k Series 2018 organised by Rhayader Running Club. 1 mile children’s race starting at 7pm and the 5k race starting at 7.30pm For more information go to www.rhayaderac.org.uk/5km.php Registration from 6.30pm at Caban Coch Dam Car Park
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Planetarium Show: Our Sun
Join Martin Nelmes and his team from the University of Aberystwyth and be taken on an exciting planetarium journey of our nearest star, the Sun. You will have the opportunity to observe the Sun through their specialised solar telescopes. Four FREE Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - What's That Bee£
Take a short walk along the Elan Valley Trail with Janice Vincett to discover what bees are buzzing around and how to identify them. Meet at Caban Coch car park SN 924645.Take a short walk along the Elan Valley Trail with Janice Vincett to discover what bees are buzzing around and how to identify them.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Wood for the Trees
A walk through Cnwch wood with our woodland Ranger looking at trees and their properties. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Foraging with Adele Nozedar
We are delighted to explore the Willow Globe and Willow Way with such an inspirational expert and enthusiast. Adele Nozedar is considered to be one of the UKs leading foragers.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Magic of the Hills
The dragon is stirring. Something is out of kilter. Join Crab Apple and Plum on a journey to rediscover the voice of Wales’ ancient hills in this immersive story experience. Expect giants, faeries and a whole heap of magic. Kama Roberts trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Folk songs from the landscape
Fiona Evans has spent much of her professional career travelling all around the world singing with various small consorts and ensembles like The Sixteen, and Tallis Scholars, and singing on movie soundtracks including Da Vinci Code, Die Another Day and Chicken Run.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - A Midsummer Nights Dream- for midsummer solstice
This spring’s performance by the Mid Powys Youth Theatre’s Junior team had to turn audience members away it sold so well! We are delighted to welcoming the team back to the Willow Globe with this magical mid-summer solstice performance of an abridged version of Mid Summer Night’s Dream.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Radnor Fringe Festival
Back for its fifth year, the Radnor Fringe Festival returns to the Rock Park in Llandrindod Wells on Friday, June 22nd for another stunning three days of music, drama, culture and comedy.
Llandrindod Wells Powys
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - The Gwesyn and the Claerwen
Guided Walk led by Tudor Davies A 9 mile energetic linear hill walk from Abergwesyn to Llannerch y Cawr. Follow the Gwesyn Valley up to Drygarn Fawr into the Rhiwnant Valley to Llannerch y Cawr. Start at Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) where transport will be provided. Booking is required.
Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) Claerwen valley
Sun 27 May

More details - Llysdinam - Open Garden for NGS
Llysdinam Gardens are among the loveliest in mid Wales, especially noted for a magnificent display of rhododendrons and azaleas in May. Covering some 6 acres in all, they command sweeping views down the Wye Valley.
Llysdinam, Newbridge-on-Wye
Mon 28 May

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 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Tyn y Cwm - Open Garden for NGS
Garden mainly started 16yrs ago, lower garden has spring/woodland area, raised beds mixed with vegetables, fruit trees, fruit and flowers. Perennial borders, summer house gravel paths through rose and clematis pergola.
Tyn y Cwm, Llanwrtyd Wells
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 5 Aug

More details - Urdd: Cyngerdd Agoriadol/Opening Concert 2018
Tonight’s concert promises to be a worthy opener to the Urdd Eisteddfod with Ifan Jones Evans introducing Lloyd Macey, Swnami, Al Lewis, Greta Isaac, Welsh Whisperer, Cedron Sion, Sophie Jones and others. Also performing are the cast of the Primary Show. This will be a night to remember!
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Urdd Eisteddfod: Can Actol/Action Song 2018
Urdd Eisteddfod: Can Actol/Action Song 2018. https://urdd.ticketsolve.com/shows/873584892£locale=en-GB
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Mon 28 May

More details - Urdd: Sioe Gynradd/Primary Show 2018
Urdd Eisteddfod: Sioe Gynradd/Primary Show 2018. https://urdd.ticketsolve.com/shows/873584968£locale=en-GB
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Tue 29 May

More details - Cystadleuaeth Cerddorfeydd/Orchestra Competition
Urdd Eisteddfod - Cystadleuaeth Cerddorfeydd/Orchestra Competition 2018. https://urdd.ticketsolve.com/shows/873584894£locale=en-GB
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Thu 31 May

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.
Builth Wells/Llanfair ym Muallt Powys
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Welsh Open Stoneskimming Championships
Sponsored by the Heart of Wales Brewery, Llanwrtyd Wells. Unlike Bog Snorkelling, almost everyone has skimmed a stone at some stage of their life.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sun 27 May

More details - Whole Earth Man v Horse Marathon
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. The then Landlord, Gordon Green overheard two men discussing the relative merits of men and horses running over mountainous terrain.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Llanwrtyd Wells Farmers & Craft Market
Llanwrtyd Wells Farmer’s Market is a community event held seasonally for local producers to sell their food and craft products. Anything from home made jam and baskets to cheeses, ciders, spun yarn and home grown vegetables.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Drovers' Walks
These walks follow in the footsteps of the Drovers of old who used to drive their sheep, cattle, pigs and geese across the mountains to the market towns of England.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Glanwye - Open Garden for NGS
Large Victorian garden, spectacular rhododendrons, azaleas. Herbaceous borders, extensive yew hedges, lawns, long woodland walk with bluebells and other woodland flowers. Magnificent views of upper Wye Valley.
Glanwye, Builth Wells
Sun 27 May

More details - Llandinam, Little House - Open Garden for NGS
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...
Llandinam, Little House, Llandinam
Sun 27 May, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - 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.
Llanwrtyd Wells
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Welsh Open Stone Skimming Championships
This competition is open to competitors of all ages and abiilties . There are categories for Juniors 6 - 11, Youth 12-16 and Seniors 17 plus . Both Male and Female . Both experienced and those wishing to try their arm are equally welcome.
Abernant Lake , Llanwrtyd Wells
Sun 27 May

More details - Exhibition: The Anthony Collier Collection of Modern British Art
This is a rather special exhibition: we will be displaying Professor Anthony Collier’s magnificent collection of British modern art, which his assures will provide you with “a taste of the Tate at Bleddfa”.
The Bleddfa Centre, Bleddfa, near Knighton
Today to Mon 28 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

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
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 - Tubular Brass
Tubular Brass is a very innovative and exciting project featuring a hand-picked Brass Band selected to perform contemporary music.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Life Drawing Morning
The session will be fully supervised, and a professional model will hold a variety of poses for you to capture on paper. It is an informal and friendly group, in a beautiful and inspiring setting. Light refreshments will be provided.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Today

More details - The Patterning Instinct: Coffee Morning & Talk
Lent will trace how our cultural values are the underlying reason why our civilisation is facing a climate change crisis and is driving species to mass extinction.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Coffee Morning with James Roose-Evans
At the age of ninety James returns to Bleddfa for a special talk-in, followed by a signing of his two recently published books, Blue Remembered Hills: A Radnorshire Journey, and A Life Shared, the story of his fifty-four-year relationship with Hywel Jones with whom he co-founded the Centre.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Talk- Frank Sinatra by Ted Maidment followed by lunch
MORE TALKS ON GREAT VOICES WITH TED MAIDMENT Frank Sinatra Wednesday 30th May at Plas Dolerw, Newtown Coffee, talk and light lunch. "The single greatest interpreter of popular song we have ever been privileged to hear"
Plas Dolerw, Newtown
Wed 30 May

More details - Judy Garland talk by Ted Maidment
Judy Garland - talk by Ted Maidment on "the greatest live performer of all time" with coffee and light lunch at Plas Dolerw. To raise fund for Newtown based mental health charity Rekindle Small Steps. www.rekindle.org.uk
Plas Dolerw, Newtown
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Field Trip - Crossed Paths
A creative walk following Miranda’s crawling route with discussions, presentations and readings along the way. Start and finish Pwllpeiran Upland Research Centre, Cwmystwyth, Aberystwyth, SY23 4AB Refreshments provided at start and end. Appropriate outdoor clothing required. 2-5pm (approx. 1.
Oriel Davies Gallery The Park, Newtown, Powys
Sat 26 May

More details - The Hymns - Open Garden for NGS
In a beautiful setting in the heart of the Radnor valley, the garden is part of a restored C16 farmstead, with long views to the hills, and The Radnor Forest. It is a traditional garden reclaimed from the wild, using locally grown plants and seeds, and with a herb patio, wildflower meadows and a short woodland walk.
The Hymns, Presteigne
Mon 11 Jun

More details - Aber Cycle Fest – Gala Evening, with Becky James,
The weekend of two-wheeled entertainment begins with an evening in the company of the Welsh two time Rio Olympic cycling medallist, Becky James. The evening will also include cycle related films from the archives, followed by a reception.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Today

More details - Comedy Club
Little Wander, the team behind the Machynlleth Comedy Festival, bring their much-loved comedy club to the Arts Centre each month. Catch some of the UKs finest stand up stars at fantastic value on stage in the Studio.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Thu 31 May

More details - Big Welsh Walk Challenge
Hundreds of people took on the Big Welsh Walk Challenge last year and conquered the landscapes of Ceredigion. Back by popular demand, Ramblers Cymru are encouraging people to step up for the challenge this June.
Devil’s Bridge/Pontarfynach Ceredigion
Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive
The Lord Davies of Llandinam Archive – Rob Phillips The extensive papers of Lord Davies of Llandinam, politician, industrialist and philanthropist, held at the National Library, have recently been catalogued.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Gofalu am David
A discussion with the broadcaster Beti George about Alzheimer’s and caring for her partner, David Parry-Jones, from the time when he was diagnosed with the condition in 2008 until he passed away in April 2017. She will also discuss the campaign for reforming the dementia care service.
The National Library of Wales Aberystwyth, Rhiw Penglais
Wed 13 Jun

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