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!

Dec
1
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
2
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
8
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
9
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Mother Christmas Visits Big Pit @ Bg Pit National Mining Museum Of Wales
Dec 9 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

 

Mother Christmas

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Mother Christmas Comes To Big Pit

A chance for younger visitors to meet Mother Christmas and find out what’s been happening in the Christmas household.

Has Rudolph been a good reindeer this year? Has Father Christmas finished painting the sleigh?

Come along and find out more

Sessions are at 11.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-2.30pm and MUST be booked in advanced.

Limited spaces, so pre-booking essential on: (029) 2057 3650.

£5 charge to include a gift. Suitable for 0-5 ages.

For more information go to museum.wales/bigpit

Dec
15
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
16
Sun
Underground Arrival Of Father Christmas at Big Pit @ Big Pit National Mining Museum Of Wales
Dec 16 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Father Christmas from UndergroundFull details to be confirmed for 2018

Father Christmas Coming Up From Underground!

Be amazed as Father Christmas arrives at Pit Top at 10.30am, travelling 300ft UP from underground on his way to Lapland.

Once he’s arrived (and found his elves!) there’ll be an opportunity to visit him in his cottage, from 11am-1pm and 1.30pm-4pm, and tell him what’s on your Christmas list.

Are you in his naughty or good book?

Music will also be provided by Blaenavon Town Band.

£5 charge to include a gift. Suitable for all children. No booking necessary.

For more information go to museum.wales/bigpit

Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
22
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Dec
23
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Start the festive season by travelling on a steam train to see Santa in his grotto.

With presents for the children and a mince pie and sherry for the adults.
This is always a popular event. The tea room will be open along with Eric’s Emporium for the last minute gift.

Santa Specials are running every weekend throughout December.
The train will run between Furnace Sidings,Whistle Inn and Blaenavon High Level.
Booking is advisable for this event.

For more information and booking go to www.pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk