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!

Aug
19
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Recycled craftsRecycling Crafts

To keep the children occupied during the school holidays why not send them along to the recycling craft activities at the World Heritage Centre?

Every Wednesday from 11:00am until 4:00pm they can make bird feeders, bird houses, compost heads and more.

FREE entry with all craft materials supplied.

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Aug
26
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Recycled craftsRecycling Crafts

To keep the children occupied during the school holidays why not send them along to the recycling craft activities at the World Heritage Centre?

Every Wednesday from 11:00am until 4:00pm they can make bird feeders, bird houses, compost heads and more.

FREE entry with all craft materials supplied.

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Aug
30
Sun
Classic Transport Rally At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Railway Children TransportClassic Transport Show 2020

Something for everyone at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway today.

Classic cars sit alongside vintage buses and tractors of all ages.  Plenty of memories and nostalgia served up for the senses with the smell of the smoke from the trains and the sounds of the whistles.

For more information on the event go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

Aug
31
Mon
Classic Transport Rally At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Railway Children TransportClassic Transport Show 2020

Something for everyone at Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway today.

Classic cars sit alongside vintage buses and tractors of all ages.  Plenty of memories and nostalgia served up for the senses with the smell of the smoke from the trains and the sounds of the whistles.

For more information on the event go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

 

Sep
11
Fri
Steam Train Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2020

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Sep
12
Sat
Steam Train Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2020

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Sep
13
Sun
Steam Train Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2020

This annual event is always popular with steam enthusiasts, individuals and families alike.

A wonderful sight to see as several steam trains run back and forth the track all day.  Don’t forget the nostalgic sound of the whistles and steam.

Guest trains will be on hand to add further excitement to the day so, young or old, why not pop along and take in the sights and sounds of a great day out.

Have a snack in the Tea Rooms and visit Eric’s Emporium.

For more up to date information and lists of guest trains go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Sep
19
Sat
Abergavenny Food Festival 2020 @ Abergavenny Town
Sep 19 all-day

Abergavenny Food Festival 2020Abergavenny Food Festival

This annual has been running for over 20 years so why not go along and join in the anniversary celebrations.

Since 1999 it has grown to be seen as the biggest and best loved food event in Wales.
30,000 visitors flock to the market town of Abergavenny for this weekend.
With over 200 exhibitors, ticket holders can look forward to enjoying the delights of the finest food and drink producers, expert demonstrations and a line-up of experts and well known chefs.

Tickets, maps, guests line-up and other information can be found at www.abergavennyfoodfestival.com

Sep
20
Sun
Abergavenny Food Festival 2020 @ Abergavenny Town
Sep 20 all-day

Abergavenny Food Festival 2020Abergavenny Food Festival

This annual has been running for over 20 years so why not go along and join in the anniversary celebrations.

Since 1999 it has grown to be seen as the biggest and best loved food event in Wales.
30,000 visitors flock to the market town of Abergavenny for this weekend.
With over 200 exhibitors, ticket holders can look forward to enjoying the delights of the finest food and drink producers, expert demonstrations and a line-up of experts and well known chefs.

Tickets, maps, guests line-up and other information can be found at www.abergavennyfoodfestival.com

Oct
28
Wed
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 or pre-book your tickets.
All children must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

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