Events Around Rhondda Cynon Taf

Today to Tue 18 Jun, closest first.    

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Head Gardener's walk
Take in the seasonal highlights of the garden with an exclusive guided tour with our Head Gardener, Chris Flynn. Find out what is at its best this spring and what to look forward to in the following months.
Dyffryn Gardens
Wed 5 Jun 19

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 8 Jun, Sat 29 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Photography workshop
Join Glyn Evans on this one day course to improve your photography skills in the gorgeous surrounds of Dyffryn Gardens. This course is aimed at amateurs who are familiar with their camera but would like to learn how to get the best out of them.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 15 Jun 19

More details - Hillcrest - Open Garden for NGS
A cascade of secluded gardens of distinct character, all within 1½ acres. Magnificent, unusual trees with interesting shrubs and perennials. With choices at every turn, visitors exploring the gardens are well rewarded as hidden delights and surprises are revealed.
Hillcrest, Blackwood
Sat 25 May 19 to Mon 27 May

More details - The Beach Boys® Tribute Show
Spread the word - they’re back! Beach Boyz Tribute Band is back in town with its brand new 2019 show The Beach Boys® Tribute Show! See the boys up close as featured on BBC TV, BBC Radio Wales and BBC and independent local radio stations across the UK!
Park and Dare Theatre Station Road, Treorchy
Thu 13 Jun 19

More details - Sunny Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Terraced garden surrounded by wildlife friendly hedges. Hidden areas on the terraces are linked by paths and arches. Each level is very well stocked with a multitude of flowers, shrubs & trees. Something of interest for every season. 2 lawn areas provide a welcome splash of green.
Sunny Cottage, Caerphilly
Sat 8 Jun 19 and Sun 9 Jun

More details - Gwaelod Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Gwaelod y Garth is an old mining village. The two open gardens nestle on the hillside of The Garth Mountain. Both gardens and the village are hidden gems of Cardiff’s outer suburbs. Set in a rural setting with views to the valley beyond, the two adjoining gardens offer the visitor much to enjoy.
Gwaelod Village Gardens, Cardiff
Sat 8 Jun 19 and Sun 9 Jun

More details - Caerphilly Farmers Market
Caerphilly Farmers Markets are held from 10am to 2pm on the second Saturday of each month at the Twyn Community Centre, Twyn Square, Caerphilly CF83 1JL.
Caerphilly South Wales
Sat 8 Jun

More details - Summer of Stories
A celebration of Wales’s oral traditions, held across several Cadw sites. Come and discover more as part of Summer of Stories. Wales is renowned worldwide for its literature and poetry, and this summer you will be able to experience the best of Welsh tale spinning.
Castell Coch (Cadw) Castle Hill, Tongwynlais, Cardiff
Mon 27 May 19

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
Sun 16 Jun 19

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
Sun 16 Jun 19

More details - 17 Maes y Draenog - Open Garden for NGS
A hidden gem of a garden, in the shadow of Castell Coch, fed by a stoned mountain stream. Footbridge invites you to naturalised areas, set against a woodland backdrop. Developed over 10 yrs with a good variety of plants, filling two main borders of herbaceous plants for spring and summer displays.
17 Maes y Draenog, Cardiff
Sat 25 May 19 and Sun 26 May

More details - Pond Dipping
Join the Rangers and have a go at pond dipping! What underwater creatures will you find living in the murky depths of Bryngarw’s pond£ This event is £4 per child. Booking is essential. Tickets for 24 April: https://bryngarw.ticketsolve.
Bryngarw Country Park Brynmenyn, Bridgend
Wed 29 May

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
Sun 16 Jun, Sun 14 Jul

More details - Vale of Glamorgan Festival 2019
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary this unique Festival devoted to performing the work of living classical music composers and showcasing exceptional talent from both home and international artists, this year presents compositions by over 30 composers from across the world with 29 world premieres and many Welsh debuts.
Venues throughout Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
Today to Fri 24 May

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
Sat 15 Jun 19 and Sun 16 Jun

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
Sat 8 Jun, Sun 7 Jul

More details - Sbectrwm Community Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Sbectrum Community Garden is an educational project run by the charity Vision 21, for adults with Additional Learning Needs. It is also open to the local community. The garden features flower borders, mature fig and cherry trees, an espaliered apple tree and a large kiwi.
Sbectrwm Community Garden, Cardiff
Tue 4 Jun 19 and Wed 5 Jun

More details - Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt - Cardiff
Evening of Mediumship with Nikki Kitt Psychic Medium Nikki Kitt is a Spiritualist Medium who is currently touring the UK with her successful Psychic / Mediumship Evenings.
Llandaff Institute 10 High Street Cardiff
Wed 12 Jun 19

More details - Cardiff School of Art and Design Summer Show
Join Cardiff Met’s School of Art and Design (CSAD) and see what students have been up to. Not only will you get to see the work of our final year students, but you can also learn some creative new skills.
Cardiff School of Art & Design, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff
Wed 29 May 19 to Tue 4 Jun

More details - Vale of Glamorgan Festival - Armida Quartet
Vale of Glamorgan Festival - Armida Quartet. This programme celebrates the fascinating internationalist perspectives of four composers who combine the influences of the countries in which they were born with the culture of the countries where they now live.
Ewenny Priory (Cadw) Ewenny, Bridgend
Wed 22 May 19

More details - Coal Train Weekend
A new event in our 2019 calendar, our Coal Train Weekend will see a mixture of Passenger and Freight trains operate with steam and diesel locomotives. The first chance to witness our new ‘mini-windcutter’ Mineral Wagon set operating on a public open day.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sun 26 May 19 and Mon 27 May

More details - Model Railway Weekend
Come and join us for a fantastic weekend of full sized locomotives and models in a range of gauges and settings. Over 10 operating systems. For further information, call 01495 792263 or email Trains from Furnace Sidings at 11:00, 12:30, 14:15 & 15:45.
Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Blaenavon, Pontypool
Sat 8 Jun 19 and Sun 9 Jun

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
Tue 11 Jun, Sat 22 Jun, Sat 29 Jun

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
Sun 16 Jun 19

Things to do in Rhondda Cynon Taf