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
5
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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
6
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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
12
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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
13
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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
19
Sat
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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
20
Sun
Santa Specials in December @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway at Furnace Sidings
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Santa Specials

All aboard the Santa Specials to see Father Christmas!

Please check with organisers that this event is still running

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

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.