Look through the calendar to see what is going on in and around the Blaenavon area.
The events listed are no more than 1 hours drive from the World Heritage Site so why not use Oakfield B&B as your base?
Hopefully there is something for everyone!

Jul
23
Tue
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2019

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 22 – 25 July 2019 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Jul
24
Wed
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2019

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 22 – 25 July 2019 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Recycled craftsRecycling Crafts

To keep the children occupied during the school holidays why not send them along to the recycling craft activities at the World Heritage Centre?

Every Wednesday from 11:00am until 4:00pm they can make bird feeders, bird houses, compost heads and more.

FREE entry with all craft materials supplied.

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Jul
25
Thu
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2019

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 22 – 25 July 2019 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Jul
28
Sun
Music In The Afternoon On Summer Sundays @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Sundays musicSummer Sundays – Music In The Afternoon

Every Sunday from 7th July to 28th July, 2:00pm until 4:00pm, there will be music in the grounds of the World Heritage Centre.

Entry is FREE so why not come along and enjoy the music played by the brass, or silver, bands?  There’s even a children’s disco with Mad Mel and a best dressed Teddy Bear competition too.

Have lunch in the Heritage Cafe, or just an ice cream?

Order of play is as follows:

Sun 7th July          Cwmbran Brass Band
Sun 14th July        Blaenavon Town Band
Sun 21st July        Oakdale Silver Band
Sun 28th July        Newbridge Celynen Silver Band

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Jul
31
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Recycled craftsRecycling Crafts

To keep the children occupied during the school holidays why not send them along to the recycling craft activities at the World Heritage Centre?

Every Wednesday from 11:00am until 4:00pm they can make bird feeders, bird houses, compost heads and more.

FREE entry with all craft materials supplied.

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Aug
3
Sat
Defence of Blaenavon @ Blaenaon Ironworks
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Defence of Blaenavon WW2 EventWWII Defence of Blaenavon Weekend.

The return of this very popular event at Blaenavon Ironworks on 3rd & 4th August 11:00 am – 4.00 pm.
Enjoy re-enactments, weapon and defence displays alongside music from the era.
Listen to wartime stories around the fireside in Stack Square.
Talk to living history actors to get a feel for how they defended their town and families.

Lots to see and do with the atmosphere of WWII.

For more information go to www.cadw.gov.uk

Aug
4
Sun
Defence of Blaenavon @ Blaenaon Ironworks
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm

Defence of Blaenavon WW2 EventWWII Defence of Blaenavon Weekend.

The return of this very popular event at Blaenavon Ironworks on 3rd & 4th August 11:00 am – 4.00 pm.
Enjoy re-enactments, weapon and defence displays alongside music from the era.
Listen to wartime stories around the fireside in Stack Square.
Talk to living history actors to get a feel for how they defended their town and families.

Lots to see and do with the atmosphere of WWII.

For more information go to www.cadw.gov.uk

Family Magic Show @ World Heritage Centre
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Magic ShowFamily Magic Show

Sunday 4th August 2:00 – 3:00pm

A show for all the family at the World Heritage Centre.

For more information go to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk

Aug
7
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Recycled craftsRecycling Crafts

To keep the children occupied during the school holidays why not send them along to the recycling craft activities at the World Heritage Centre?

Every Wednesday from 11:00am until 4:00pm they can make bird feeders, bird houses, compost heads and more.

FREE entry with all craft materials supplied.

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk