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!

Jul
20
Mon
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2020

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 20 – 23 July 2020 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Jul
21
Tue
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2020

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 20 – 23 July 2020 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Jul
22
Wed
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2020

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 20 – 23 July 2020 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 22 @ 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

Jul
23
Thu
RWAS – Royal Welsh Show At Builth Wells @ Royal Welsh Showground
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

RWASRoyal Welsh Show 2020

The pinnacle event in the British agricultural calendar, the Royal Welsh Show, will be held on 20 – 23 July 2020 at the showground in Llanelwedd.
Along with an exciting four-days of livestock competitions, with entries travelling from far and wide to compete, the show has something to interest everyone through its wide range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, shopping, food and drink and a 12-hour programme each day of exciting entertainment, attractions and displays.

For more information go to www.rwas.wales/royal-welsh-show/

Jul
25
Sat
The BIG CHEESE Festival 2020
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Big Cheese CaerphillyThe Big Cheese Festival has had a makeover!

Street Food Vendors, Live Lounge Bar Area, THREE Huge Food Halls and Live Cookery Demonstrations.

24th July 3:00pm – 10:00pm with spectacular fire works finale. The Great Cheese Race takes place at 6.30pm in and around the Castle.

25th July 10:00am – 9:00pm

26th July 10:00am – 8:00pm

The full programme starts at 10am on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July. (Stalls and Food Halls are open Saturday and Sunday only)

Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain still remains the star of the festival with free entry all weekend.  There’ll be medieval re-enactments within the Castle grounds, live music and a packed program in The Great Hall. The Big Cheese Festival will have local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in three massive food halls. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country, this really is a food lovers paradise.

Exciting new street food vendors will be dotted around the site with show cooking and some unusual and exotic tastes. From noodles to crepes, there’s a feast to be had! There’ll also be some alternative street food vendors.

.The Big Cheese is a FREE event.

For more information go to www.bigcheesecaerphilly.co.uk

Jul
26
Sun
The BIG CHEESE Festival 2020
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Big Cheese CaerphillyThe Big Cheese Festival has had a makeover!

Street Food Vendors, Live Lounge Bar Area, THREE Huge Food Halls and Live Cookery Demonstrations.

24th July 3:00pm – 10:00pm with spectacular fire works finale. The Great Cheese Race takes place at 6.30pm in and around the Castle.

25th July 10:00am – 9:00pm

26th July 10:00am – 8:00pm

The full programme starts at 10am on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July. (Stalls and Food Halls are open Saturday and Sunday only)

Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain still remains the star of the festival with free entry all weekend.  There’ll be medieval re-enactments within the Castle grounds, live music and a packed program in The Great Hall. The Big Cheese Festival will have local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in three massive food halls. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country, this really is a food lovers paradise.

Exciting new street food vendors will be dotted around the site with show cooking and some unusual and exotic tastes. From noodles to crepes, there’s a feast to be had! There’ll also be some alternative street food vendors.

.The Big Cheese is a FREE event.

For more information go to www.bigcheesecaerphilly.co.uk

Jul
27
Mon
The BIG CHEESE Festival 2020
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Big Cheese CaerphillyThe Big Cheese Festival has had a makeover!

Street Food Vendors, Live Lounge Bar Area, THREE Huge Food Halls and Live Cookery Demonstrations.

24th July 3:00pm – 10:00pm with spectacular fire works finale. The Great Cheese Race takes place at 6.30pm in and around the Castle.

25th July 10:00am – 9:00pm

26th July 10:00am – 8:00pm

The full programme starts at 10am on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th July. (Stalls and Food Halls are open Saturday and Sunday only)

Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain still remains the star of the festival with free entry all weekend.  There’ll be medieval re-enactments within the Castle grounds, live music and a packed program in The Great Hall. The Big Cheese Festival will have local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in three massive food halls. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country, this really is a food lovers paradise.

Exciting new street food vendors will be dotted around the site with show cooking and some unusual and exotic tastes. From noodles to crepes, there’s a feast to be had! There’ll also be some alternative street food vendors.

.The Big Cheese is a FREE event.

For more information go to www.bigcheesecaerphilly.co.uk

Jul
29
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 29 @ 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
5
Wed
Recycling Crafts – School Holiday Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Aug 5 @ 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