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Events Around Rhayader

Today to Sat 14 Sep within - 20 + miles

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
Today

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 - 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,
Today and Sun 18 Aug

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 to Sun 25 Aug

More details - Exhibition: Parallel Visions
Parallel Visions by Lesley Wootton and Jane Farrington. These two mixed media artists have work which is uncannily complementary, often with a surreal or tongue-in-cheek element.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa
Today, Sun 18 Aug, Fri 23 Aug to Thu 29 Aug, Sat 31 Aug, Sun 1 Sep, Sat 7 Sep to Sun 15 Sep, Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep

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
Today and Sun 18 Aug

More details - Exhibition: Parallel Visions
Parallel Visions by Lesley Wooton and Jane Farrington. These two mixed media artists have work which is uncannily complementary, often with a surreal or tongue-in-cheek element Lesley’s images, collages, and painted furniture and boxes reveal an emotional or experiential journey expressed in paint.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Today to Sun 22 Sep

More details - Open House
Gregynog will once again be opening its doors.Mary Oldham our Librarian will be giving talk on the history of the hall on 13th at 11am, 15th at 2pm & 20th at 11am. Entry to the hall is free, talk are £5.00 per person and must be booked in advance
Gregynog Hall & Gardens Tregynon, Nr Newtown, Powys
Mon 19 Aug

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Sarah will lead an energetic 8 mile, figure-of-eight walk. In the morning, walk 4 miles along Caban Coch to Nant y Gro, climb to Tyn-y-pant before dropping down to the footpaths to the Visitor Centre.
Elan Valley Visitor Centre Elan Valley Rhayader
Wed 21 Aug 19

More details - Summer Crafternoon - Celebrate our Princes and Princesses.   
Prynhawn Crefftus Hafaidd - Dewch I dd
Celebrate the Princes and Princesses buried at the abbey! With crowns to make and shields to decorate; make your own prince or princess too! Dewch i ddathlu ein tywysogion a’n tywysogesau sydd wedi eu claddu yn yr abaty!
Strata Florida Abbey, Abbey Road, Pontrhydfendigaid,
Wed 21 Aug 19

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
Thu 22 Aug 19

More details - The Fossil Lady of Lyme
Llandrindod Wells 38th Victorian Festival - Alison Niel returns for her fourth appearance at the Metropole. IMAGINE: the world is only 6000 years old, and everything was created in six days…This was the England into which Mary Anning was born – just two hundred years ago.
The Metropole Hotel Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Thu 22 Aug 19

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.
Llanandras | Presteigne Powys
Thu 22 Aug 19 to Tue 27 Aug

More details - Grand Victorian Ball
Llandrindod Wells 38th Victorian Festival Grand Victorian Ball. Only those Ladies and Gentleman in full Evening or Mess Dress possessing tickets will be admitted to the fashionable event. Pre Grand Victorian Ball Dinner available in the Metropole Hotel’s Powys Suite at 6.15 pm - £25.00.
The Metropole Hotel Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Fri 23 Aug 19

More details - Castaway Community Theatre
Castaway Community Theatre are Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s adult community drama group. Formed in 1991, they have staged over 70 productions, from light entertainment for all the family such as Wind in the Willows and their own adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Lords and Ladies; to intensely difficult plays like Sarah...
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Penglais, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion
Fri 23 Aug 19 and Sat 24 Aug

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
Sat 24 Aug 19

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
Sat 24 Aug 19

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
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Arts at the Abbey - A Drawing, Poetry and Photography Weekend.   
Y celfyddydau yn  yr Abaty - Penwy
Join us for a creative day! Come and paint, sketch, write a poem, take a photograph or make some crafts. Dewch draw am ddiwrnod creadigol! Dewch i beintio, braslunio, cyfansoddi cerdd, tynnu llun, neu gwneud crefftau.
Strata Florida Abbey, Abbey Road, Pontrhydfendigaid,
Sat 24 Aug 19 and Sun 25 Aug

More details - The Rude Health 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 24 Aug 19

More details - Exhibition: Out of the Wood
‘Out of the Wood’ at the Bleddfa Centre’s apple orchard is a contemporary sculpture exhibition bringing together 13 invited artists from Wales and England.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Powys
Sat 24 Aug to Thu 29 Aug, Sat 31 Aug, Sun 1 Sep, Sat 7 Sep to Sun 15 Sep, Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep, Sat 28 Sep, Sun 29 Sep

More details - Black Magic: The Little Mix Show
A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. This iconic 5-star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop-video choreography.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 24 Aug 19

More details - Ponthafren - Open Garden for NGS
Ponthafren is a registered charity for people with mental health issues or those that feel lonely or isolated. Open door policy so everyone is welcome.
Ponthafren, Newtown
Sat 24 Aug 19

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 - 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

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