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!

May
23
Thu
Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 23 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.

May
24
Fri
Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 24 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.

May
25
Sat
Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 25 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.

May
26
Sun
Coal Train Weekend @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway logoCoal Train Weekend

This Bank Holiday there will be the a new addition to the annual calendar – coal trains!

Coal Train Weekend will see a mixture of Passenger and Freight trains operate with steam and diesel locomotives. This is the first chance to see the new ‘mini-windcutter’ Mineral Wagons operating on a public open day.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm.  Refreshments can be purchased on board.

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room.  Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information, updates and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Veteran, Steam & Vintage Rally @ Bailey Park, Abergavenny
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Veteran Steam and Vintage RallyAbergavenny Steam, Veteran & Vintage Rally

Every year on this Bank Holiday we see the return of this very popular event.
Steam traction engines and veteran and vintage vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

As you go through the main gate you will be greeted by a steam organ playing music with automatons conducting.
Exhibits will include classic motorcycles and pushbikes alongside smaller, and even miniature, steam engines.
Classic cars will be on show and paraded in the main ring during the day.
Veteran army, commercial, fire and police vehicles will also be on display.

The model tent will hold displays

There are plenty of stalls to browse around the outskirts of the arena from plants to car spare parts.

There will be a play area for the children and a food court so plenty for all the family – the hog roast rolls are always popular!

For more information go to www.abergavennysteamrally.co.uk/

 

Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 26 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.

May
27
Mon
Coal Train Weekend @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway logoCoal Train Weekend

This Bank Holiday there will be the a new addition to the annual calendar – coal trains!

Coal Train Weekend will see a mixture of Passenger and Freight trains operate with steam and diesel locomotives. This is the first chance to see the new ‘mini-windcutter’ Mineral Wagons operating on a public open day.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm.  Refreshments can be purchased on board.

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room.  Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information, updates and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Veteran, Steam & Vintage Rally @ Bailey Park, Abergavenny
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Veteran Steam and Vintage RallyAbergavenny Steam, Veteran & Vintage Rally

Every year on this Bank Holiday we see the return of this very popular event.
Steam traction engines and veteran and vintage vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

As you go through the main gate you will be greeted by a steam organ playing music with automatons conducting.
Exhibits will include classic motorcycles and pushbikes alongside smaller, and even miniature, steam engines.
Classic cars will be on show and paraded in the main ring during the day.
Veteran army, commercial, fire and police vehicles will also be on display.

The model tent will hold displays

There are plenty of stalls to browse around the outskirts of the arena from plants to car spare parts.

There will be a play area for the children and a food court so plenty for all the family – the hog roast rolls are always popular!

For more information go to www.abergavennysteamrally.co.uk/

 

Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 27 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.

May
28
Tue
Hay Festival 2019 – Summer Reading All Sorted! @ Hay Festival
May 28 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm

Hay FestivalHay Festival 2019

Get your reading glasses on and stock up on books for summer holidays at this years Hay Festival.

Lots of special guests including Stephen Fry,

For more information on the programme of events click here.