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!

Oct
24
Thu
Royal Opera House – Live Streaming at Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall Cinema @ Blaenavon Workmen's Hall
Oct 24 @ 6:45 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal Opera HouseRoyal Opera House Live Streams 2019/2020 Season

Live streaming of the performances outlined below can be seen at Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall cinema.

A fantastic season of 12 LIVE broadcasts from the Royal Opera House in London’s Covent Garden, featuring 6 Operas and 6 Ballets. The season includes an exciting range of new commissions, world premieres and much-loved revivals Additionally in December, there will be a 13th production available via satellite delivery, the family Christmas classic The Nutcracker, which originally aired in December 2016.

Popular classics including La bohème, Don Giovanni and Swan Lake.
New and highly anticipated opera productions of Don Pasquale, Beethoven’s Fidelio and Elektra, plus ballet World Premieres from choreographers Cathy Marston, Liam Scarlett and Wayne McGregor.
Damiano Michieletto’s ambitious award-winning production of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, two classic operas drawn together, with thrilling singing and intense drama, for a wonderful night of Italian opera in its most familiar form.
A revival of Liam Scarlett’s glorious 2018 production of Swan Lake and The Royal Ballet’s much-loved production of The Sleeping Beauty are sure to delight classical ballet fans.
And Antonio Pappano conducts star-studded international casts in Fidelio and Elektra.

For more information click here

Oct
26
Sat
Spooky Halloween Day At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Week!

Join in a Halloween-themed spooky trail, storytelling and puppet shows!

26 – 30 October: Come to the Ironworks to hear the Yarn Spinner tell spooky Welsh legends and tales, and see her puppet show.

31 October: Hear spooky Welsh tales, legends and songs in our cottages from storyteller Cath Little.

(26 – 31 October – the puppet show and/or storytelling will be at different times during those days).

Throughout the week, from 10 – 4pm, there’ll be a children’s trail and a chocolate prize in our spookily-themed cottages.

 

Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!

This event is always a spooktacular favourite so book early!

Sample the foul tasting food!

Ghost Trains – 26th, 27th, 30th & 31st October

Trains will be  running between the Spooky Furnace Sidings Station and Whistle Halt at regular intervals from 4pm through to 9pm.

All visitors are encouraged to dress up in their spooky clothes (but not essential).
Be prepared to be scared!

Pay on the day. Pre-booking is not available for this event,
All children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

For more detailed information and up to the minute running times go to Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway website.

 

Oct
27
Sun
Spooky Halloween Day At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Week!

Join in a Halloween-themed spooky trail, storytelling and puppet shows!

26 – 30 October: Come to the Ironworks to hear the Yarn Spinner tell spooky Welsh legends and tales, and see her puppet show.

31 October: Hear spooky Welsh tales, legends and songs in our cottages from storyteller Cath Little.

(26 – 31 October – the puppet show and/or storytelling will be at different times during those days).

Throughout the week, from 10 – 4pm, there’ll be a children’s trail and a chocolate prize in our spookily-themed cottages.

 

Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 27 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!

This event is always a spooktacular favourite so book early!

Sample the foul tasting food!

Ghost Trains – 26th, 27th, 30th & 31st October

Trains will be  running between the Spooky Furnace Sidings Station and Whistle Halt at regular intervals from 4pm through to 9pm.

All visitors are encouraged to dress up in their spooky clothes (but not essential).
Be prepared to be scared!

Pay on the day. Pre-booking is not available for this event,
All children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

For more detailed information and up to the minute running times go to Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway website.

 

Oct
28
Mon
Spooky Halloween Day At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Week!

Join in a Halloween-themed spooky trail, storytelling and puppet shows!

26 – 30 October: Come to the Ironworks to hear the Yarn Spinner tell spooky Welsh legends and tales, and see her puppet show.

31 October: Hear spooky Welsh tales, legends and songs in our cottages from storyteller Cath Little.

(26 – 31 October – the puppet show and/or storytelling will be at different times during those days).

Throughout the week, from 10 – 4pm, there’ll be a children’s trail and a chocolate prize in our spookily-themed cottages.

 

Oct
29
Tue
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween BWHCScary Animals – Halloween Half Term At The World Heritage Centre

Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th Oct – Halloween Crafts £1 entry

Thursday 1st Nov – Story & Craft session in the Library at 2.30pm (pre-booking required). Free entry

Friday 1st NovAnimal Handling with lizards, snakes & more. £3.50 per person per session.
11am-12pm – 1pm-2pm – 2.30pm-3.30pm Pre-booking essential. Tickets available at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/
(Booking fee applies)

Halloween Treasure Hunt with prizes – all week. £1 entry.

For more information got to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk or ring 01495 742333

Spooky Halloween Day At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Week!

Join in a Halloween-themed spooky trail, storytelling and puppet shows!

26 – 30 October: Come to the Ironworks to hear the Yarn Spinner tell spooky Welsh legends and tales, and see her puppet show.

31 October: Hear spooky Welsh tales, legends and songs in our cottages from storyteller Cath Little.

(26 – 31 October – the puppet show and/or storytelling will be at different times during those days).

Throughout the week, from 10 – 4pm, there’ll be a children’s trail and a chocolate prize in our spookily-themed cottages.

 

Oct
30
Wed
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween BWHCScary Animals – Halloween Half Term At The World Heritage Centre

Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th Oct – Halloween Crafts £1 entry

Thursday 1st Nov – Story & Craft session in the Library at 2.30pm (pre-booking required). Free entry

Friday 1st NovAnimal Handling with lizards, snakes & more. £3.50 per person per session.
11am-12pm – 1pm-2pm – 2.30pm-3.30pm Pre-booking essential. Tickets available at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/
(Booking fee applies)

Halloween Treasure Hunt with prizes – all week. £1 entry.

For more information got to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk or ring 01495 742333

Spooky Halloween Day At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Week!

Join in a Halloween-themed spooky trail, storytelling and puppet shows!

26 – 30 October: Come to the Ironworks to hear the Yarn Spinner tell spooky Welsh legends and tales, and see her puppet show.

31 October: Hear spooky Welsh tales, legends and songs in our cottages from storyteller Cath Little.

(26 – 31 October – the puppet show and/or storytelling will be at different times during those days).

Throughout the week, from 10 – 4pm, there’ll be a children’s trail and a chocolate prize in our spookily-themed cottages.