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More details - Dyffryn Gardens - HENRO Exhibition
See the beauty of National Trust properties through the eyes of Japanese artist, Takumasa Ono, with the HENRO art exhibition in Dyffryn House. Takumasa Ono first held his exhibition and sumi-e workshops as an official programme for JAPAN 2001, a year-long celebration of Japanese culture in the UK.
Dyffryn Gardens
Today to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - A Woman's Work Exhibition
Tin worker, seamstress, home-maker, mother, cook, teacher...the roles of Women behind the workforce at Aberdulais. Within the ’Woman’s Work’ exhibition, discover the women behind the workforce and their crucial role to the rise of the tinworks industry.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Garden tours
Join one of our volunteer led garden tours, hear a little bit about the history of Dyffryn and see the garden highlights this month. Each tour lasts approx. 30 minutes, please wear sturdy footwear and appropriate clothing for the weather. Meet outside the Visitor Reception 10 mins before start. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Thu 24 May, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Nature spotter trail
Join us this May half term to discover all things natural in the gardens, see the flowers and insect bursting and buzzing into life. Our wisteria are bursting into bloom and flower beds are full of stunning displays this May Half Term.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - May half term fun
There’s lots of fun activities going on this half term for all the family to enjoy. Why not join us to make some traditional Victorian crafts and treats. Take a step back in history and explore everyday life for the Victorian women at home.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Whitsun Half Term Activities
A variety of family activities to keep you occupied this Whitsun Half Term. Whitsun challenge quiz - (£1 entry). Bezerkas Circus Skills - Thursday 31st May - Juggling balls and clubs, twirling staves, ribbons, cigar box tricks, flower stick tricks, Diabolo, handheld stilts, hula hoops & spinning plates.
Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library, Church Road, Blaenavon, Torfaen
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Make it Mondays
Join us every Monday during Vale of Glamorgan school holidays to take part in a craft activity. Whatever the weather, create unforgettable moments with the family this autumn half-term. On 30th October, join us by getting crafty and creative for our popular Make it Monday in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 28 May, Mon 23 Jul

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Croquet Taster Day
Join the Dyffryn Croquet Club on these bank holiday Mondays to have a go at this fun, outdoor sport. Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 28 May

More details - Pontyclun walking Festival
A Walking festival in Whitsun Bank holiday week We are particularly trying to encourage people to start walking around our lovely area. The walks are - Tues. 29th May Family Walk to Pontyclun Park. Starts at 11am at Pontyclun Community Centre. Leisurely 1.5 mile walk aimed at families.
Community Council Office, Heol yr Orsaf Heol yr Orsaf, Pontyclun
Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Newport Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
King King – need anything else be said! Climax Blues Band – it’s been a long road, but one thing for sure is that the Climax Blues Band of today carries the same standard of quality as it did when the band formed back in the late 60s!
The Neon, Clarence Place, Newport
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Patrick Monahan
Brand new stand up show from multi award winning comedian Patrick Monahan. Inspired by his Irish/Iranian/Teeside teenage years… Monahan explores what life was like for teenagers in the 90’s growing up with their basic technology and compares the current problems teenagers face, such as faulty phone charger leads,...
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Sat 2 Jun

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
Tue 5 Jun, Fri 13 Jul

More details - Danny Baker: Good Time Charlie's Back
Danny Baker is a broadcaster and writer who has worked throughout print, television and radio for over 30 years. His bestselling autobiographies were adapted into the hit BBC series ‘Cradle to Grave’…
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Swansea University Postgraduate Open Day- Bay Campus
Swansea University is a world-class, research led institution situated in two stunning campuses, each overlooking the picturesque Swansea Bay. The University is a popular destination for postgraduate study and has a thriving postgraduate community.
Bay Campus, Swansea University, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea, Swansea
Thu 7 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 9 Jun

More details - The Bootleg Beatles
The Bootleg Beatles. Artists performing: The Bootleg Beatles.: Tickets avaiable.
Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - Father's Day
It’s time to treat your dad this Father’s Day. Why not take advantage of free entry to Aberdulais and enjoy spending time together in the great outdoors. Why not take your dad, stepdad or even your grandad out for a treat.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Gentleman's Afternoon Tea
Do something special this Father’s Day and enjoy a selection of sweet and savoury treats for our Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea. Enjoy our delicious homemade sausage rolls, quiche, some sweet treats and local Welsh ale or cider with loved ones this Father’s Day.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sun 17 Jun

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 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Pontyclun Great Get together
Come along and join the Community for an afternoon of of fun and games in the Park. Bring a picnic and perhaps come in fancy dress.
Pontyclun park, Pontyclun
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Cilla & The Shades of the 60s
Relive the 60s in this musical that takes you through the life of Cilla Black… This stunning and elegant review of the life of Cilla Black soars its way through the 60s.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Wed 27 Jun

More details - Blaenavon World Heritage Day
This year’s World Heritage Day in Blaenavon will be held on Saturday 30 June 2018 from 11am until 4pm. The highlight of the day will be the heritage costume parade which starts at 1.00pm from the top of Broad Street and proceeds through the town.
Broad Street, Blaenavon, Torfaen
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Heritage orchards and cider making exhibition
Learn about the heritage of our orchards in Wales and the history of cider and perry making with this interactive touring exhibition. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Tue 3 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Neath Comedy Festival: Matt Price
Matt Price: Last Night a Weegie Saved My Life Friendly Cornish Giant Matt Price was going out with a woman. The only problem, is that she wasn’t going out with him, so Matt spent a year of his life looking like the world’s worst stalker. The experience triggered a memory from his childhood.
The Duke, 8 Market St Neath
Thu 5 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 7 Jul

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - A Woman's Work Exhibition
Tin worker, seamstress, home-maker, mother, cook, teacher...the roles of Women behind the workforce at Aberdulais. Within the ’Woman’s Work’ exhibition, discover the women behind the workforce and their crucial role to the rise of the tinworks industry.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Selecter / The Beat ft Ranking Roger
The Selecter / The Beat ft Ranking Roger Plus Sonic Boom Six. Artists performing: The Beat, The Selecter.: Tickets avaiable.
Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly
Fri 13 Jul

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 9 Jun, Sat 14 Jul

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 21 Jul, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - Victorian Family Time
Why not join us this summer to share in some Victorian past-times. See how Victorian families spent time together and have a go at some traditional fun and games.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Mon 27 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - A Woman's Wardrobe
The Victorian tin workers may have dressed in leather aprons and caps, but the ladies of the house also had to "make do and mend" when it came to their attire. Don’t miss this chance to become a Victorian seamstress at our textile workshop.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Make it Mondays
Join us every Monday during Vale of Glamorgan school holidays to take part in a craft activity. Whatever the weather, create unforgettable moments with the family this autumn half-term. On 30th October, join us by getting crafty and creative for our popular Make it Monday in the Morning Room of Dyffryn House.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 30 Jul, Mon 6 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Mon 27 Aug

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Late Night Fridays
Make the most of the longer days and warmer nights. Join us after work and stay late, soaking up the summer sun in the gardens with music being played on the south terrace for you to enjoy the relaxed ambience. Stay late and enjoy the evenings whilst being serenaded with beautiful summer music.
Dyffryn Gardens
Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - The Working Woman's Home
Use your imagination to peek behind the blinds at Number 2 Waterfall Cottage to explore the home-life behind the workforce. Come and learn how to brighten up your home the good ol’ fashioned way by creating some hand-made traditional crafts at our Victorian home workshop.
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - WWI cavalry re-enactment
A small group of re-enactors will be bringing two horses and some military style tents to give you a flavour of what life was like for soldiers during WWI. Drop in anytime to see the horses and ask questions from the experts. Make sure you pop into the house to get a small taste of a convalescing home for soldiers.
Dyffryn Gardens
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall - Victorian Cooking
Forget gruel and oatmeal, we’re stirring up something a bit sweeter for our Victorian workshop. Are you game to have a go' Try your hand at making some traditional sweet treats, learn how to make a "proper" cup of tea, take home some Victorian recipes to try or get green fingered learning how to grow your...
Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, Aberdulais, near Neath
Sat 11 Aug and Sun 12 Aug

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 11 Aug

More details - Teletubbies Live
Big Hugs The iconic, world famous Teletubbies in their first ever theatre show created especially for your little ones is finally here! Join Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po in a show full of love and laughter as they explore the magical world of Teletubbyland.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Wed 15 Aug and Thu 16 Aug

More details - Dyffryn Gardens - Croquet Taster Day
Join the Dyffryn Croquet Club on these bank holiday Mondays to have a go at this fun, outdoor sport. Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Booking Not Needed.
Dyffryn Gardens
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Get ready for an unforgettable evening with a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael. Fastlove is packed with crowd pleasing anthems.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Thu 20 Sep

More details - Rob Brydon: I Am Standing Up
Rob Brydon is perhaps best known for the television shows Gavin and Stacey, Would I Lie To You? and The Trip as well as Marion and Geoff, Human Remains, Little Britain, The Rob Brydon Show, Best of Men, Gangster Granny and Q.I.
The Princess Royal Theatre, Civic Centre, Port Talbot
Thu 27 Sep

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