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
Wed
Generation Games Exhibition – Computer Gaming Through The Years @ Pontypool Museum
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Generation GamesGeneration Games / Gem wrth Gem exhibition

Telling the story of computer gaming from 1972 to present. With real games and consoles from a private collection, each generation of games has the history of the gaming during that time, showcases original artefacts and features at least one game for you to play!
Partnership exhibition with National Museum Wales and funded by the Welsh Government & Federation of Museums & Galleries of Wales.
A fantastic exhibition – a must see (and play!)
Also has a special console for the little ones!

Oct
25
Thu
Generation Games Exhibition – Computer Gaming Through The Years @ Pontypool Museum
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Generation GamesGeneration Games / Gem wrth Gem exhibition

Telling the story of computer gaming from 1972 to present. With real games and consoles from a private collection, each generation of games has the history of the gaming during that time, showcases original artefacts and features at least one game for you to play!
Partnership exhibition with National Museum Wales and funded by the Welsh Government & Federation of Museums & Galleries of Wales.
A fantastic exhibition – a must see (and play!)
Also has a special console for the little ones!

Oct
26
Fri
Generation Games Exhibition – Computer Gaming Through The Years @ Pontypool Museum
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Generation GamesGeneration Games / Gem wrth Gem exhibition

Telling the story of computer gaming from 1972 to present. With real games and consoles from a private collection, each generation of games has the history of the gaming during that time, showcases original artefacts and features at least one game for you to play!
Partnership exhibition with National Museum Wales and funded by the Welsh Government & Federation of Museums & Galleries of Wales.
A fantastic exhibition – a must see (and play!)
Also has a special console for the little ones!

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

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Day!

Join in a Halloween-themed trail for a day of thrills and chills!

With a prize for the first 150 to complete the spooky trail through the Ironworks.

£2 charge per trail.

Event on 28, 29 and 31 October.

For more information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

Generation Games Exhibition – Computer Gaming Through The Years @ Pontypool Museum
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Generation GamesGeneration Games / Gem wrth Gem exhibition

Telling the story of computer gaming from 1972 to present. With real games and consoles from a private collection, each generation of games has the history of the gaming during that time, showcases original artefacts and features at least one game for you to play!
Partnership exhibition with National Museum Wales and funded by the Welsh Government & Federation of Museums & Galleries of Wales.
A fantastic exhibition – a must see (and play!)
Also has a special console for the little ones!

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

Spooky Halloween DaySpooky Halloween Day!

Join in a Halloween-themed trail for a day of thrills and chills!

With a prize for the first 150 to complete the spooky trail through the Ironworks.

£2 charge per trail.

Event on 28, 29 and 31 October.

For more information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

Generation Games Exhibition – Computer Gaming Through The Years @ Pontypool Museum
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Generation GamesGeneration Games / Gem wrth Gem exhibition

Telling the story of computer gaming from 1972 to present. With real games and consoles from a private collection, each generation of games has the history of the gaming during that time, showcases original artefacts and features at least one game for you to play!
Partnership exhibition with National Museum Wales and funded by the Welsh Government & Federation of Museums & Galleries of Wales.
A fantastic exhibition – a must see (and play!)
Also has a special console for the little ones!

Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 28 @ 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 – 28th, 29th, 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
29
Mon
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 29 @ 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 – 28th, 29th, 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
30
Tue
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Oct 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Animal Handling HalloweenScary Animals – Halloween Half Term At The World Heritage Centre

Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st Oct – Halloween Crafts £1 entry
Thursday 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/266248
(Booking fee applies)
Thursday 1st Nov – Story & Craft session in the Library at 2.30pm (pre-booking required). Free entry
Halloween Treasure Hunt with prizes – all week. £1 entry.

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