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
27
Fri
Weird and Wonderful Wales! Storytelling, Music & Poetry at the Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Weird Wonderful WalesEver wondered what W.W.W. stands for?

Weird.Wonderful.Wales

Join Super Furry Animals illustrator Pete Fowler, poet Jonathan Edwards and other special guests for an evening of local legends with storyteller David Ambrose and a music set. Wood fired pizzas and craft drinks on sale all night.

To book, ring Literature Wales on 029 2047 2266.
More information will be available at www.landoflegends.wales

Oct
28
Sat
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
Sun
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.

 

Haunting Stories And Spooky Happenings At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Haunting
An evening of folklore and haunting stories

Spend an evening with the custodians of this industrial site and listen to the haunting tales and spooky happenings at the Ironworks.
Hear tales and Welsh myths from the locality of Blaenavon, the Black Mountains, Clydach Gorge and the surrounding area.
Listen to the history of Halloween and local ghost stories of the ironworks.

This tour is suitable for adults only and cost £10.00 per ticket. Tickets must be prebooked.

For more information go to http://cadw.gov.wales/daysout/blaenavonironworks or phone 01495 792615

Oct
30
Mon
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 30 @ 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
31
Tue
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween

Halloween Half Term Events

Here is the list of crafts and activities taking place at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library this half term:

Tues 31st Oct  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Weds 1st Nov  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Thurs 2nd Nov 11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween Animal Handling with lizards, snakes and other creepy crawlies! (£1.00 entry)
Thurs 2nd Nov  2:30pm – 3:30pm  Spooky stories & craft in the Library. FREE entry but booking required.

Also, follow the spooky Halloween Trail to win a prize (£1.00 entry)

Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 31 @ 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.

 

Nov
1
Wed
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween

Halloween Half Term Events

Here is the list of crafts and activities taking place at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library this half term:

Tues 31st Oct  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Weds 1st Nov  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Thurs 2nd Nov 11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween Animal Handling with lizards, snakes and other creepy crawlies! (£1.00 entry)
Thurs 2nd Nov  2:30pm – 3:30pm  Spooky stories & craft in the Library. FREE entry but booking required.

Also, follow the spooky Halloween Trail to win a prize (£1.00 entry)

Haunting Stories And Spooky Happenings At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Haunting
An evening of folklore and haunting stories

Spend an evening with the custodians of this industrial site and listen to the haunting tales and spooky happenings at the Ironworks.
Hear tales and Welsh myths from the locality of Blaenavon, the Black Mountains, Clydach Gorge and the surrounding area.
Listen to the history of Halloween and local ghost stories of the ironworks.

This tour is suitable for adults only and cost £10.00 per ticket. Tickets must be prebooked.

For more information go to http://cadw.gov.wales/daysout/blaenavonironworks or phone 01495 792615

Nov
2
Thu
Halloween At The Heritage Centre @ Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Halloween

Halloween Half Term Events

Here is the list of crafts and activities taking place at Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library this half term:

Tues 31st Oct  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Weds 1st Nov  11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween themed crafts (£1.00 entry)

Thurs 2nd Nov 11:00am – 4:00pm Halloween Animal Handling with lizards, snakes and other creepy crawlies! (£1.00 entry)
Thurs 2nd Nov  2:30pm – 3:30pm  Spooky stories & craft in the Library. FREE entry but booking required.

Also, follow the spooky Halloween Trail to win a prize (£1.00 entry)