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!

May
26
Sun
Coal Train Weekend @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway logoCoal Train Weekend

This Bank Holiday there will be the a new addition to the annual calendar – coal trains!

Coal Train Weekend will see a mixture of Passenger and Freight trains operate with steam and diesel locomotives. This is the first chance to see the new ‘mini-windcutter’ Mineral Wagons operating on a public open day.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm.  Refreshments can be purchased on board.

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room.  Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information, updates and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

May
27
Mon
Coal Train Weekend @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway logoCoal Train Weekend

This Bank Holiday there will be the a new addition to the annual calendar – coal trains!

Coal Train Weekend will see a mixture of Passenger and Freight trains operate with steam and diesel locomotives. This is the first chance to see the new ‘mini-windcutter’ Mineral Wagons operating on a public open day.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm.  Refreshments can be purchased on board.

Alternatively, spend some time on the platform admiring the trains or having some food in the tea room.  Eric’s Emporium will also be open so why not buy a memento of your visit.

For more information, updates and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Jun
8
Sat
Model Railway Show @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Model RailwayTrains In Miniature

Model trains running along miniature tracks alongside miniature buildings.  It’s all in one lace and fun to watch.
Adults and children will be enthralled at the details of the models.

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

Presentation of a current Pontypool & Blaenavon membership card entitles the member to 10% discount when staying with us.

Jun
9
Sun
Model Railway Show @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Model RailwayTrains In Miniature

Model trains running along miniature tracks alongside miniature buildings.  It’s all in one lace and fun to watch.
Adults and children will be enthralled at the details of the models.

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

Presentation of a current Pontypool & Blaenavon membership card entitles the member to 10% discount when staying with us.

Aug
25
Sun
Transport Rally At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Railway Children TransportClassic Transport Show 2019

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

Presentation of a current Pontypool & Blaenavon Railways’ membership card allows the member 10% discount when staying with us.

 

Aug
26
Mon
Transport Rally At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Railway Children TransportClassic Transport Show 2019

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

Presentation of a current Pontypool & Blaenavon Railways’ membership card allows the member 10% discount when staying with us.

 

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

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2019

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.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

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

Sep
14
Sat
Steam Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2019

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.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

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

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

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2019

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.

Presentation of a current membership card allows members of the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway to have 10% discount when staying with us.

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

Oct
26
Sat
Ghost Train @ Furnace Sidings
Oct 26 @ 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 – 26th, 27th, 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.