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Events Around Rhayader

Today to Mon 19 Aug, closest first.    

More details - Elan Valley Sheepdog Trials 2019
Local shepherds compete to find the champion sheepdog. Marvel at the way the dogs and their handlers manoeuvre sheep through a number of obstacles. 8am start, all day event. Enquiries to Eira Edwards, Tel No : 01597 810721. Location : Frondorddu fields, signposted off the Elan Valley road on the day. SN 948658
Frondorddu Fields SN 648658
Sat 17 Aug 19

More details - The Claerwen Horseshoe
Guided walk led by Tudor Davies 9:00am - 5:00pm An 8 mile energetic hill walk, from Claerwen Dam walking to the ruins of Lluest Cadair & Cae Blaenmethan and Blaencoel. Meet at top of Claerwen Dam SN 870636 Please bring suitable clothes, footwear and bring a packed lunch with drinks.
Claerwen Dam, Elan Valley
Sat 10 Aug 19

More details - Cwm Elan Lead Mine Walk
To celebrate the Festival of Archaeology (13 - 28 July), Jenny Hall and Paul Sambrook of TRYSOR Archaeology will be leading a pleasant, early evening walk from Nantgwyllt Church to the Cwm Elan Lead Mine. A 5 mile round trip. Moderate walk on footpaths. Meet at Nantgwyllt Church car park.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - One Day Spoon Carving Workshop
This course is designed for adults only, you must be 18 or older to attend. Suitable for beginners or those who’ve carved before and want to improve. Learn to carve greenwood spoons using traditional tools. We’ll cover a range of safe carving techniques with axe, straight knife and hook knife.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 3 Aug 19

More details - Dragons and Damsels
A fun afternoon of pond dipping - suitable for all the family. No unaccompanied children please. Booking is essential - only 20 places available. Book by calling 01597 810880. Meet at Dol y Mynach layby (Grid reference SN 904617) We reserve the right to change/cancel events. .
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 7 Aug, Tue 20 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

More details - Discover Water - Tregaron Walking Club
From the Elan Valley Visitor Centre we head for the Caban Coch Reservoir and follow its eastern shore passing the ’Dambuster’ dam. An ascent takes us to Ty,n y Pant and to fine views of the lake. Descending into woodland, we follow the track past Llanerch Cawr to the Do y Mynach dam.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 10 Aug 19

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. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 13 Aug 19

More details - Dam Open Day
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - a chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. Park at Penbont car park and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance. There is no need to book, simply turn up anytime between 1pm and 4pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 30 Jul, Thu 15 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

More details - Village Tour
Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 17 Aug, Sat 7 Sep

More details - Romeo & Juliet
This event is not to be missed! The Wet Mariners are playful, engaging, skillful, honest and brave- all the things that make Shakespeare joyful to watch.
Willow Globe Theatre Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 3 Aug 19

More details - Much Ado About Nothing
Returning from the battlefield as brave soldiers, Claudio and Benedick find themselves battling feelings of the heart as they are reunited with Hero and Beatrice. A series of misunderstandings, mistaken identity, and a scheming brother threatens to sabotage Claudio’s attempts to woo Hero.
Willow Globe Theatre Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Wed 7 Aug 19

More details - Cwm Elan Lead Mine Walk
To celebrate the Festival of Archaeology (13 - 28 July), Jenny Hall and Paul Sambrook of TRYSOR Archaeology will be leading a pleasant, early evening walk from Nantgwyllt Church to the Cwm Elan Lead Mine.
Nantgwyllt car park
Fri 26 Jul 19

More details - Silver Threads - The 25th Anniversary Exhibition
Featuring antique and vintage quilts from the Quilt Association’s Welsh Heritage Collection, plus works inspired by them, and a group exhibition from Tangent Textiles. Join us to celebrate 25 years of quilt exhibitions in Llanidloes, Mid Wales! August 3rd - September 7th Open Monday to Saturday 10.30- 4.
Welsh Heritage Quilts - Minerva Centre 2 High Street, Llanidloes, Powys
Sat 3 Aug 19 to Sat 7 Sep

More details - Tyn y Cwm - Open Garden for NGS
Garden mainly started 17yrs 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 4 Aug

More details - Ceunant - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre riverside garden started in 2013 in a beautiful setting on River Severn just 7m from the source. Wooded wildlife area and wildlife pond, orchard, ornamental garden, herbaceous borders, scented seating areas. Riverside path, meadow and veg plot.
Ceunant, Llanidloes
Sun 28 Jul

More details - Blaen-y-Cwm - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre oasis in middle of common land at 1100’ started in 2011 and ongoing. Extensive lawns with mature trees, orchard with large duck pond, streams with bridges, very productive fruit & vegetable garden, polytunnels with olives, fig, cape gooseberries; raised veg beds, fruit cages.
Blaen-y-Cwm,
Sat 17 Aug 19 and Sun 18 Aug

More details - Welsh Federation Poultry Show
The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society has played a leading role in the development of agriculture and the rural economy in Wales for over a century, since its formation in 1904.
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Today to Wed 31 Jul

More details - Young People's Village
2019 is the 29th year of the Young People’s Village being held on farm land in Mid Wales at Court Farm, Builth Wells. The Village is the very best camping & entertainment site for young people during the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show.
Llanfair ym Muallt | Builth Wells Powys
Today to Thu 25 Jul

More details - WOOLOLOGY!?
Festival of Archaeology 2019: CBA Wales in conjunction with the Clywd Powys Archaeological Trust will be exploring all sorts of fascinating connections between wool use / sheep rearing and archaeology at: the Builth Wells Smallholding and Countryside Festival (A celebration of rural life, 18- 19 May 2019), the Royal
Royal Welsh Showground, Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys
Today to Sun 28 Jul

More details - Solarsphere 2019
SOLARSPHERE 2019 combines the science of astronomy with the back drop of a music festival. Location: Penmaenau Farm, Builth Wells LD2 3RD Solarsphere is the opportunity for beginners and the more experienced amateur to learn about a variety of space related topics at the astrocamp which consists of a dark site in a...
Llanfair ym Muallt | Builth Wells Powys
Fri 9 Aug 19 to Mon 12 Aug

More details - Summer Cider Cycle
Started in 2013, the Summer Cider Cycle is one of the latest additions to the Green Events and Llanwrtyd Wells calendar. Taking place on Saturday 10th August, this is a fun bike ride through the surrounding hills, forests and valleys in this delightful part of mid Wales.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sat 10 Aug 19

More details - Welsh Lavender - Open Garden for NGS
Welsh Lavender reopens for the NGS after taking a break in 2017. The team has been replanting the lavender fields and developing the farm’s wild meadow banks. Wild swimmers enjoy dips in the pond with spectacular views in all directions.
Welsh Lavender, Builth Wells
Sat 27 Jul 19 and Sun 28 Jul

More details - Movie Matinee: Mamma Mia!
Sophie has just one wish to make her wedding perfect: to have her father walk her down the aisle. Now she just has to find out who he is... Join the music, laughter and fun of the irresistibly charming Mamma Mia! The Movie.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Wed 7 Aug 19

More details - Intensive Storytelling Performance Course
A shorter and more intense course than the traditional Bleddfa Week of Storytelling with an emphasis on performance skills and presentation. This course is for you if you tell regularly and would like to make your performances more vivid, dynamic and varied.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Thu 15 Aug 19 to Sun 18 Aug

More details - Gwenddwr 65th Carnival, Show and Sports
On the last Saturday in July every year, all roads lead to Gwenddwr – a village normally hiding in the hills on the south-west side of the Wye valley, about 9 miles south of Builth. A day full of fun and entertainment for all the family.
Tir Canvas and Pantyrwyn fields, Gwenddwr
Sat 27 Jul 19

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