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
7
Sun
Music In The Afternoon On Summer Sundays @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Sundays musicSummer Sundays – Music In The Afternoon

Every Sunday from 7th July to 28th July, 2:00pm until 4:00pm, there will be music in the grounds of the World Heritage Centre.

Entry is FREE so why not come along and enjoy the music played by the brass, or silver, bands?  There’s even a children’s disco with Mad Mel and a best dressed Teddy Bear competition too.

Have lunch in the Heritage Cafe, or just an ice cream?

Order of play is as follows:

Sun 7th July          Cwmbran Brass Band
Sun 14th July        Blaenavon Town Band
Sun 21st July        Oakdale Silver Band
Sun 28th July        Newbridge Celynen Silver Band

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Jul
13
Sat
Steampunk Returns To The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

steampunk

Steampunk returns to the Ironworks!

After the success of previous years Steampunk is back again!

In case you are wondering, Steampunk is a mixture of science fiction and science fantasy that incorporates technology and designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam powered machinery and Victorian style

Today’s technology and Victoriana tells the story of industry through fun and games, music and fashion, art, comedy and good Victorian manners. Enjoy tea duelling and the Steampunk Olympics, as well as talks, rapping, demonstrations and craft stalls.

There will be lots of colourful characters and stalls. Entertainment shows too.

For more information about the event click here or go to  www.cadw.gov.wales

Jul
14
Sun
Steampunk Returns To The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

steampunk

Steampunk returns to the Ironworks!

After the success of previous years Steampunk is back again!

In case you are wondering, Steampunk is a mixture of science fiction and science fantasy that incorporates technology and designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam powered machinery and Victorian style

Today’s technology and Victoriana tells the story of industry through fun and games, music and fashion, art, comedy and good Victorian manners. Enjoy tea duelling and the Steampunk Olympics, as well as talks, rapping, demonstrations and craft stalls.

There will be lots of colourful characters and stalls. Entertainment shows too.

For more information about the event click here or go to  www.cadw.gov.wales

Music In The Afternoon On Summer Sundays @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Sundays musicSummer Sundays – Music In The Afternoon

Every Sunday from 7th July to 28th July, 2:00pm until 4:00pm, there will be music in the grounds of the World Heritage Centre.

Entry is FREE so why not come along and enjoy the music played by the brass, or silver, bands?  There’s even a children’s disco with Mad Mel and a best dressed Teddy Bear competition too.

Have lunch in the Heritage Cafe, or just an ice cream?

Order of play is as follows:

Sun 7th July          Cwmbran Brass Band
Sun 14th July        Blaenavon Town Band
Sun 21st July        Oakdale Silver Band
Sun 28th July        Newbridge Celynen Silver Band

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Jul
21
Sun
Music In The Afternoon On Summer Sundays @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Sundays musicSummer Sundays – Music In The Afternoon

Every Sunday from 7th July to 28th July, 2:00pm until 4:00pm, there will be music in the grounds of the World Heritage Centre.

Entry is FREE so why not come along and enjoy the music played by the brass, or silver, bands?  There’s even a children’s disco with Mad Mel and a best dressed Teddy Bear competition too.

Have lunch in the Heritage Cafe, or just an ice cream?

Order of play is as follows:

Sun 7th July          Cwmbran Brass Band
Sun 14th July        Blaenavon Town Band
Sun 21st July        Oakdale Silver Band
Sun 28th July        Newbridge Celynen Silver Band

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

Jul
28
Sun
Music In The Afternoon On Summer Sundays @ World Heritage Centre
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Summer Sundays musicSummer Sundays – Music In The Afternoon

Every Sunday from 7th July to 28th July, 2:00pm until 4:00pm, there will be music in the grounds of the World Heritage Centre.

Entry is FREE so why not come along and enjoy the music played by the brass, or silver, bands?  There’s even a children’s disco with Mad Mel and a best dressed Teddy Bear competition too.

Have lunch in the Heritage Cafe, or just an ice cream?

Order of play is as follows:

Sun 7th July          Cwmbran Brass Band
Sun 14th July        Blaenavon Town Band
Sun 21st July        Oakdale Silver Band
Sun 28th July        Newbridge Celynen Silver Band

For more information go to visitblaenavon.co.uk

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