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
15
Sat
Santa Is Coming To Blaenavon Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa at the IronworksSanta is coming to Blaenavon Ironworks!

Come and see Santa Claus in our historic Christmas grotto at Blaenavon Ironworks this Christmas.

Make unique memories with the whole family!

On 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 December, £3 per child to enter the grotto including gift.
Free entry as normal to the Ironworks site on the day for all visitors, last entry 3:30pm.
The grotto is situated within the site.
Book via the Ironworks shop, 01495 792615, book early to avoid disappointment.

For up to date information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

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 Is Coming To Blaenavon Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa at the IronworksSanta is coming to Blaenavon Ironworks!

Come and see Santa Claus in our historic Christmas grotto at Blaenavon Ironworks this Christmas.

Make unique memories with the whole family!

On 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 December, £3 per child to enter the grotto including gift.
Free entry as normal to the Ironworks site on the day for all visitors, last entry 3:30pm.
The grotto is situated within the site.
Book via the Ironworks shop, 01495 792615, book early to avoid disappointment.

For up to date information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

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 Is Coming To Blaenavon Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa at the IronworksSanta is coming to Blaenavon Ironworks!

Come and see Santa Claus in our historic Christmas grotto at Blaenavon Ironworks this Christmas.

Make unique memories with the whole family!

On 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 December, £3 per child to enter the grotto including gift.
Free entry as normal to the Ironworks site on the day for all visitors, last entry 3:30pm.
The grotto is situated within the site.
Book via the Ironworks shop, 01495 792615, book early to avoid disappointment.

For up to date information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

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 Is Coming To Blaenavon Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa at the IronworksSanta is coming to Blaenavon Ironworks!

Come and see Santa Claus in our historic Christmas grotto at Blaenavon Ironworks this Christmas.

Make unique memories with the whole family!

On 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 December, £3 per child to enter the grotto including gift.
Free entry as normal to the Ironworks site on the day for all visitors, last entry 3:30pm.
The grotto is situated within the site.
Book via the Ironworks shop, 01495 792615, book early to avoid disappointment.

For up to date information go to cadw.gov.wales/events

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