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Events Around Rhayader

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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 21 Jul

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 2 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Tue 21 Aug

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
Sat 4 Aug, Thu 6 Sep

More details - Astrocymru: 3D Astronomy and Space
Join Emma Wride from Astrocymru and learn about Space through a 3D cinematic experience! We will explore the surface of solar system bodies, see the sizes of celestial objects in our Universe, learn about the birth of the Solar System and much more! Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Powys Ramblers Walk
Richard Tyler of Powys Ramblers will lead an 8 mile moderate circular walk from Penbont car park at Penygarreg Reservoir to Maen Serth. Some boggy bits. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring a packed lunch. Meet at Penbont car park SN 916674.
Elan Valley Nr Rhayader, Powys
Sat 11 Aug

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
Tue 31 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Sat 1 Sep

More details - As You Like It
A brand new production by Willow Globe favorites the Wet Mariners. This outstanding company have earned spectacular credits at the National, Theatre Royal Bath and with many other leading companies in the UK. Accessible, skilful, vibrant Shakespeare not to be missed.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sat 28 Jul

More details - King Lear
Following the outstanding success of the last years production of Twelfth night that played in the Barn at the Willow Globe, Everyman Youth Theatre return with this epic show.
Willow Globe Llanwrthwl, Llandrindod Wells, Powys
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Cycle Jumble / cycle auction of surplus cycle museum stores cycles
Cycle jumble and auction of surplus cycle museum stores cycles Cycle Jumble opens at 8.30am - 1pm Auction at 11am
Royal British Legion , Tremont Road , Llandrindod Wells
Sun 22 Jul

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 26 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Thu 30 Aug, Thu 6 Sep, Thu 13 Sep, Thu 20 Sep

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 5 Aug

More details - In the Psalm of her Hand, by Jane Sutcliffe @ coda Festival
A place of connection; joining our arts, faith, creativity and action and creating spaces where we can stir one another up. A festival which will engage and inspire people, churches and communities towards faith and action.
Dol Llys Farm Caravan and Camping, Llanidloes
Fri 27 Jul

More details - Green Art at the Pales
GREEN ART AT THE PALES Thursday 9 August What is Green Art? An opportunity to increase your awareness of the natural world in all its variety. Enjoy the spectacular views Explore the garden and woodland Discover the patterns and colours around you. Interact with what you find.
The Pales Quaker Meeting House, near Llandegley, Llandrindod Wells
Thu 9 Aug

More details - Royal Welsh Show
The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh’ flavour.
Royal Welsh Showground The Showground, Llanelwedd, BUILTH WELLS, Powys
Mon 23 Jul to Thu 26 Jul

More details - Solarsphere 2018
We are providing the opportunity for beginners and the more experienced amateur to learn about a variety of space related topics at our astrocamp which consists of a dark site in a spectacular location in Mid Wales.
Builth Wells/Llanfair ym Muallt Powys
Fri 10 Aug to Mon 13 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. This is a fun bike ride through the surrounding hills, forests and valleys in this delightful part of mid Wales.
Llanwrtyd Wells Powys
Sat 11 Aug

More details - ultm8 warrior
A full day of Obstacle course fun for children aged 4 - 14 years. This year is the year of the Viking where the Nordic tribe take center stage for games and challenges.
Broneirion, Llandinam,
Mon 30 Jul

More details - Summer Cider Cycle
A non competitive mountain bike event. Plus Cider. The route will be premarked and suitable for all riders over the age of 16 yrs. There are technical sections for the more experienced and easier routes for the others Also available en route is Cider or alternative refreshments .
Llanwrtyd Wells
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Storytelling Course
This residential course in the heart of the Mid Wales is for storytellers with some experience who would like to make their performances more vivid, dynamic and varied. We will be working on freeing the body and voice so we can fully inhabit the story we are working on and bring it to life for an audience.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa
Thu 26 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Pilates Workshop
The 2.5 hour Pilates workshop is suitable for beginners as well as those who have experienced Pilates previously. It is appropriate for all levels of fitness, all adult ages, and both men and women are welcome to join.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa
Sun 5 Aug

More details - The Padraig Lalor Band
The Padraig Lalor Band will be performing a mix of original and Irish Traditional tunes and songs, in their show ’Belfast Songs and Stories’, at Hall Barn at the Bleddfa Centre. Bar opens 7pm. Tickets £8. Padraig will perform as part of a 4 piece band, including guitar, vocals.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa
Fri 10 Aug

More details - National Youth Brass Band of Wales
The National Youth Brass Band Of Wales is thrilled to welcome back Philip Harper (Cory Brass Band) as conductor and former member Daniel Thomas (Principal Euphonium of Black Dyke Brass Band) as soloist.
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Rob Dunsford & Neve Spencer Moller
Rob Dunsford & Neve Spencer Möller have been performing together for nearly a year. Rob is a singer/songwriter/guitarist living in Welshpool who has been gigging since 2005 and appeared on several albums - including an acoustic album curated by The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt and a tribute album to the great Townes Van...
The Hafren Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys
Tue 31 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
Today, Fri 20 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Wed 1 Aug, Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Thu 9 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Wed 22 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug, Mon 3 Sep to Wed 5 Sep, Fri 7 Sep, Mon 10 Sep to Thu 13 Sep, Mon 17 Sep, Tue 18 Sep, Fri 21 Sep, Tue 25 Sep to Fri 28 Sep, Mon 15 Oct to Wed 17 Oct, Fri 19 Oct, Mon 22 Oct, Tue 23 Oct, Thu 25 Oct, Fri 26 Oct, Wed 31 Oct to Fri 2 Nov, Mon 5 Nov

More details - Sculpture Cymru: Welsh Sculptors at Work
Sculpture is often seen as a completed ‘work’ or object, a beginning and end in itself. For most sculptors, however, this is but a stage on what is usually a very long journey of discovery, experiment and, not least, heartache.
The Bleddfa Centre Bleddfa, Nr Knighton, Powys
Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug

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