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
28
Sat
Classic Transport Rally At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Railway Children TransportClassic Transport Show 2021 — Details and dates still to be confirmed

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

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2021 — details and dates still to be confirmed

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
18
Sat
Abergavenny Food Festival 2020 @ Abergavenny Town
Sep 18 – Sep 19 all-day

Abergavenny Food Festival 2020Abergavenny Food Festival

This annual has been running for over 20 years, with the exception of COVID-19 2020, 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
Thu
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!  Please check with organisers that this event is still running due COVID-19

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.

 

Oct
29
Fri
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!  Please check with organisers that this event is still running due COVID-19

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.

 

Oct
30
Sat
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!  Please check with organisers that this event is still running due COVID-19

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.

 

Oct
31
Sun
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

picture of skeleton with ghost train signSpooks are coming by ghost train!  Please check with organisers that this event is still running due COVID-19

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.

 

Nov
2
Tue
Photography Exhibition By Blaenavon Camera Club @ World Heritage Centre
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Camera ClubBlaenavon In Focus – dates to be confirmed

Following on from 2020, when this event had to be cancelled due to COVID-19, it is with great pleasure that Blaenavon Camera Club are able exhibit their excellent photographs in the World Heritage Centre, Blaenavon.

It is a free event running throughout November so why not pop along and take a look at the photos taken by some very talented people?

Nov
3
Wed
Photography Exhibition By Blaenavon Camera Club @ World Heritage Centre
Nov 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Camera ClubBlaenavon In Focus – dates to be confirmed

Following on from 2020, when this event had to be cancelled due to COVID-19, it is with great pleasure that Blaenavon Camera Club are able exhibit their excellent photographs in the World Heritage Centre, Blaenavon.

It is a free event running throughout November so why not pop along and take a look at the photos taken by some very talented people?

Nov
4
Thu
Photography Exhibition By Blaenavon Camera Club @ World Heritage Centre
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Camera ClubBlaenavon In Focus – dates to be confirmed

Following on from 2020, when this event had to be cancelled due to COVID-19, it is with great pleasure that Blaenavon Camera Club are able exhibit their excellent photographs in the World Heritage Centre, Blaenavon.

It is a free event running throughout November so why not pop along and take a look at the photos taken by some very talented people?