Events and Attractions Around Rhayader

Today to Sat 21 Sep, closest first.    

More details - Elan Valley Show and Sports
Join locals and visitors for an August Bank Holiday Monday afternoon of family fun and entertainment at the local agricultural show and sports. Bar and Refreshments on site. Show enquiries contact Christine Davies call her on 01597 811306 or email her at galedrhyd@hotmail.
Noyadd Farm, Rhayader
Mon 26 Aug 19

More details - Richard III by Willaim Shakespeare
A full costume performance of Richard III with live music in the glorious setting of the Willow Globe. If you don’t know it - Google it! A fantastic rural open air setting.
The Willow Globe Penlanole, Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells
Sat 7 Sep 19 and Sun 8 Sep

More details - Monks Trod Part 1: Strata Florida to Pont ar Elan
Part of the Elan Valley Walking Festival. Meeting point given upon booking. A joint event with Brecon Beacons Park Society. Join Dilys Harlow and Andrew Leonard as they lead the first part of the Monks Trod linear route from Strata Florida to Pont-ar-Elan. This 11.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre Elan Valley Rhayader
Sat 31 Aug 19

More details - Ancient Sites of the Elan Valley
Meet at the old wash pool SN 932697. Part of the Elan Valley Walking Festival. Local historians David James and Vic Pardoe will lead this 5.5 mile scenic walk into the highlands of the Elan Valley, visiting Esgair Perfedd Roman Marching Camp, Cairns, Cists and Stone Rows. Please bring a packed lunch and drinks.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre Elan Valley Rhayader
Sat 31 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 28 Aug, Sun 1 Sep

More details - Railway Ramble
A gentle 3 mile walk following the line of the old railway from the Visitor Centre to Cwmdauddwr, looking at historical features of interest along the way. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. A lift back to the Visitor Centre will be available afterwards. We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 3 Sep 19

More details - Dambusters Walk
A 4 mile guided walk to learn about the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the WW2 Dambusters Raid. There is a steep climb of 40 metres up the steps to the top of the dam and then a very steep 140 metre climb. Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Wed 4 Sep 19

More details - Garreg Ddu Circuit
A 6 mile low-level reservoir circuit with some woodland and farmland paths as well as the Elan Valley Trail. Wear walking boots. Meet at Nantgwyllt Church car park (Grid reference SN 909639). We reserve the right to change/cancel events.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Thu 5 Sep 19

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 7 Sep

More details - Planetarium Show: Constellations
Ever wanted to make sense of the wonderful array of stars in our sky£ Let Martin Nelmes and his team from the University of Aberystwyth help you join the dots and learn about the origins of the well-known constellations. Four FREE Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Start in Oils Workshop
Local artist Angela May Lewis will provide you with full tuition to create an Oil painting on canvas from start to finish, using various tools and techniques. Suitable for all abilities. Places are limited, so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £30 per person, payable in advance.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - Vintage & Classic Vehicle Display
Llandrindod Wells Town Council hosts the Annual Vintage & Classic Vehicle Display at the County Hall Car Park, Llandrindod Wells LD1 5LG. Free Vintage Bus Rides to Llandrindod Wells Lake. Refreshments available on site.
Llandrindod Wells Powys

More details - Victorian Festival Torch Procession & Fireworks
Llandrindod Wells 38th Victorian Festival. Torchlight Procession departs from Temple Gardens at 8.35 pm; torches available from 7.30 pm. The Fireworks Display, sponsored by Llandrindod Wells Town Council, will commence promptly at 9.15 pm.
Llandrindod Wells Powys
Sun 25 Aug 19

More details - Richard III
“bloody thou art; bloody will be thy end.” Richard III’s relentless, murderous quest for power. A seductive chameleon finally haunted by the many he has destroyed. This company has had rave reviews from audiences and prides itself on being fun, adventurous and ambitious. We can’t wait to welcome them.
Willow Globe Theatre Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 7 Sep 19 and Sun 8 Sep

More details - Exploring Night Time Nature
To celebrate European Bat Weekend, join Sorcha Lewis for an evening bat and moth discovery walk at Llannerch y Cawr. Please bring torches. Suitable for families. Meet at Llannerch y Cawr car park.
Llannerch y Cawr car park (SN 901616) Claerwen valley

More details - Out of Eden Stone age Centre open days
Neolithic farm in early stages of reconstruction - a project looking at the first farming in Wales. Demonstrations in flint knapping, pottery firing, tanning techniques, rock painting, tool making, shoe making and the ongoing construction of a Neolithic house.
Address Newchapel
Sun 25 Aug 19 and Mon 26 Aug

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
Today to Sat 7 Sep

More details - Minerva Arts Centre
Home of The Quilt Association which collects and curates antique Welsh Quilts. Open regularly throughout the year. We hold two exhibitions each year of antique quilts and/or contemporary textile art. Other regular events include a Christmas Craft Fair, Vintage fairs, and the Wool and Willow Festival.
High Street, Llanidloes

More details - Llandrindod Wells Art Exhibition
The 2019 Annual Exhibition of Local Artists. A free event for all where you will see a great selection of Quality art from Talented Local Artists. The Club has been exhibiting at the Metropole Hotel for over 60 years now. Meet the artists and you are invited to vote for your favourite.
Metropole Hotel garden room Llandrindod Wells
Today and Sun 25 Aug

More details - Abergwesyn Commons
National Trust property: Abergwesyn Commons - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details.
Abergwesyn Village, Near Llanwrtyd Wells,

More details - Rude Health Bog Triathlon
The Bog Triathlon first ran in 2005, following a demand for more dirty fun around our famous Waen Rhydd Bog. The event - the most unusual in the Triathlon calendar - starts with an 8 mile run followed by a single length of the 60 yard peat bog trench and then a 12 mile mountain bike ride.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys

More details - World Bogsnorkelling Championships
The 34th annual World Bog Snorkelling Championships are to be held on Sunday 25th August 2019 in Llanwrtyd Wells - an event that Lonely Planet described as one of the top 50 must do things from around the world. Hundreds of participants from around the world, and plenty of spectators, are expected once again.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sun 25 Aug 19

More details - Rude Health World Bogsnorkelling Championships
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. This person will then be crowned World Champion Bogsnorkeller for 2019. Previously this title has been held by both Female and Male contestants .
Waen Rhydd Bog
Sun 25 Aug 19

More details - Welsh International Four Days Walks
Running since 1980, this 4 day long event attracts entrants from all over Europe and the rest of the world. These non competitive walks offer a great social opportunity for like minded people, some interesting and technically challenging walks and some of the finest scenery in Great Britain.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Wed 18 Sep 19 to Sat 21 Sep

More details - Llandinam, Little House - Open Garden for NGS
acre plantswoman’s garden on a quiet lane surrounded by fields and woodland, bordered by a stream.
Llandinam, Little House, Llandinam
Sun 8 Sep

Things to do in Rhayader