Events Around Rhondda Cynon Taf

Today to Sun 14 Jul, closest first.    

More details - Don Pasquale
Follow the exploits of Don Pasquale in this riotous new version of Donizetti’s classic comic opera. Set in and around Pasquale’s doner kebab van, it’s the story of an old bachelor’s romantic delusions and the young lovers who outwit him.
Coliseum Theatre, Mount Pleasant Street, Trecynon, Aberdare
Tue 9 Jul 19

More details - Merthyr Farmers Market
Merthyr Farmers Market is held from 10am to 2pm on the first and third Friday of the month in the pedestrianised town centre on the main High Street between HSBC Bank and WH Smith. Here at Merthyr Farmers Market we sell homegrown, homemade & handmade produce, produced by local people.
Merthyr Tydfil/Merthyr Tudful Merthyr Tydfil
Fri 21 Jun, Fri 5 Jul, Fri 19 Jul, Fri 2 Aug, Fri 16 Aug

More details - Local Archaeology Day: Discover Merthyr’s hidden Past
Festival of Archaeology 2019: July 13 – Festival of British Archaeology 2019 Event – Local Archaeology Day: Discover Merthyr’s hidden Past
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Sat 13 Jul 19

More details - Make a Mosaic! An Introduction to making Mosaic Art
Festival of Archaeology 2019: July 14 – Festival of British Archaeology 2019 Event – Make a Mosaic! An Introduction to making Mosaic Art
Cyfarthfa Castle Museum, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil
Sun 14 Jul 19

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Book fair
Nothing beats getting lost in a good book in a majestic garden on a summer’s day. See what literary gems you can discover in our second-hand book fair. Your donations will also help us to raise money for vital conservation work.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 22 Jun 19 and Sun 23 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Plant fair
Take a piece of Dyffryn home with you as we sell off plants from our gardens. Take home some quality plants, some being from our own gardens, and recreate a little piece of Dyffryn at home. Every penny you spend stays at Dyffryn to help keep our gardens looking beautiful. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 22 Jun 19 and Sun 23 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Botanical Art Course
Join artist, Debbie Devauden, on a one day botanical art course and learn how to draw subjects from our beautiful gardens. Artist, Debbie Devauden, will be running workshops throughout the year in Dyffryn.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 29 Jun

More details - 14 Gwerthonor Lane - Open Garden for NGS
The garden has a beautiful panoramic view of the Rhymney Valley. A real plantswoman’s garden with over 800 varieties of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs and trees. There are numerous rare, unusual and tropical plants combined with traditional and well loved favourites (many available for sale).
14 Gwerthonor Lane, Bargoed
Sat 13 Jul 19 and Sun 14 Jul

More details - Machen Agricultural Show
Machen Show is a great showcase for local producers, rural life and the talent of the surrounding community. The show hosts several exhibitor sections, including rabbits, poultry, goats, dogs, homecraft, horticulture and vintage engines.
Caerphilly South Wales
Sat 6 Jul 19

More details - Pentyrch Open Gardens Weekend
In 2019, we are celebrating 20 years of Pentyrch Open Gardens. Many varied village gardens will open for a great day out in the pretty hilltop village of Pentyrch, which nestles beneath Garth Mountain, opposite Castell Coch, just outside Cardiff.
Pentyrch Village Hall
Sat 6 Jul 19 and Sun 7 Jul

More details - Father's Day Specials
Father’s Day treat at the Brecon Mountain Railway! Bring your father with you and he can travel for the price of a child. Your dad whatever his age will enjoy a day out at the Brecon Mountain Railway whether it’s reminiscing about steam trains, engineering, building or just a trip down memory lane.
Brecon Mountain Railway Pant Station, Merthyr Tydfil

More details - Creigiau Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
On the NW side of Cardiff and with easy access from the M4 J34, Creigiau Village Gardens incl three vibrant and innovative gardens. Each quite different, they combine some of the best characteristics of design and planting for modern town gardens with the naturalism of old fashioned cottage gardens.
Creigiau Village Gardens, Creigiau

More details - Rangers' Ramble
Join the rangers on a guided nature walk, discovering wild flowers, native plants and secluded scenery. Kindly Sponsored by Park Lives. There is no need to book this event, just turn up!
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend
Today, Sun 14 Jul

More details - Maes-y-Wertha Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A 3 acre hidden gem outside Bridgend. Entering the garden you find a small Japanese garden fed by a stream, this leads you to informal mixed beds & enclosed herbaceous borders. Ponds & rill are fed by a natural spring. A meadow with large lawns under new planting gives wonderful vistas over surrounding countryside.
Maes-y-Wertha Farm, Bryncethin
Sun 14 Jul 19

More details - 50 Pen y Dre - Open Garden for NGS
Mixed mature borders in cottage garden style with many old favourites incl vegetable plot.
50 Pen y Dre, Cardiff
Sun 14 Jul 19

More details - 38 South Rise - Open Garden for NGS
A relatively new garden backing on to Llanishen Reservoir gradually establishing with something of interest and colour all yr round. Herbaceous borders, vegetables and fruit plants surround central lawn. Wild life friendly; variety of climbers and exotics. In front shrubs and herbaceous borders to a lawn.
38 South Rise, Cardiff

More details - Bordervale Plants - Open Garden for NGS
Within mature woodland valley (semi-tamed), with stream and bog garden, extensive mixed borders. Children must be supervised. The Nursery specialises in unusual perennials and cottage garden plants. See website for non NGS openings. Coach parties welcome by arrangement.
Bordervale Plants, Cowbridge
Sun 7 Jul

More details - 22 Dan-y-Coed Road - Open Garden for NGS
A medium sized, much loved garden. Owners share a passion for plants and structure, each yr the lawn gets smaller to allow for the acquisition of new plants and features! Hostas, ferns, Acers and other trees form the central woodland theme as there is a lovely backdrop provided by the Nant Fawr woods.
22 Dan-y-Coed Road, Cardiff
Sun 23 Jun 19

More details - St Peter's Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Secret garden in city suburb. Unusual combination of flower beds, raised vegetable beds and nature reserve, all created by volunteers. Features incl a large natural pond surrounded by wild plants, Welsh heritage apple trees, long herb border and wild flower meadow.
St Peter’s Community Garden, Cardiff
Sat 29 Jun 19 and Sun 30 Jun

More details - Music Quiz & Classic Hits - second Thursday of the month at the White Horse, Coychurch nr.Bridgend
Classic Hits from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s and Rock’n’Roll years plus fun Music Quiz around 8.30pm (£1 to enter Quiz) with great prizes, including meal for two, bottle of wine, CD’s and ’booby prize’!
White Horse, Swansea Road, Coychurch, Bridgend. (Tel 01656 652583)
Thu 11 Jul, Thu 8 Aug

More details - Blaenavon World Heritage Day
Town festival, face painting, children’s activities, trader stalls, live music and much more ......
Broad Street, Blaenavon, Torfaen
Sat 29 Jun 19

More details - Bridgend County Show
This 3 day event is a wonderful day out for the family and one that is really living up to its tag line ‘something for everyone‘.
Bridgend College - Pencoed Campus Pencoed, Bridgend
Fri 12 Jul 19 to Sun 14 Jul

More details - Father’s Day Feastival
Join us for a Feastival of fun with a selection of food, drink and craft stalls, free family activities, live music and food demonstrations. Plus a free cuppa and a Welsh cake for every Dad!
Big Pit: National Coal Museum Blaenavon, Torfaen

More details - Vintage Train Service
Our vintage saloons will be in operation, hauled by one of our steam locomotives. We are proud to have available for traffic two heritage vehicles that we form into our Vintage Train:- GER No3 - Owned by Stately Trains and on hire to the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway for the foreseeable future.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun

More details - St Fagans Craft Festival
Craft and making is at the heart of St Fagans and its collections. Our new galleries are filled with handmade objects - some over 200,000 years old. From the humblest bowl to the finest textiles – the urge to shape, make, mend and decorate and has always been with us.
St Fagans National Museum of History St Fagans, Cardiff

Things to do in Rhondda Cynon Taf