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!

Feb
27
Wed
Bats, Rats & Cats At Big Pit @ Big Pit National Coal Museum
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Big Pit Bats Rats CatsBe a Big Pit Explorer!

Some animals worked underground at Big Pit helping the miners, others were not so welcome.
Look out for bats, rats and cats and don’t forget to ask about the canaries too!

Go to Big Pit and find out about the animals you might have found underground and in the surrounding area and make a craft to take home.

For up to date information go to museum.wales/bigpit/whatson

Mar
1
Fri
Celebrate Dragons & Daffodils @ Big Pit National Coal Museum
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

St Davids Leek symbol celebrateCelebrate St David’s day at Big Pit!

On Friday 1st March why not wear your favourite rugby shirt, or dress up as a Welsh lady, or miner to celebrate the day of the patron Saint of Wales?

For £2.00  per child there will be celebrations, crafts and face painting too.

For more up to date information go to museum.wales/bigpit/whatson

Apr
20
Sat
Easter Egg Trail At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Easter Activities AprilEaster Egg Trail At The Ironworks

Come and join in with our Easter trail.

Fun for all the family, with a free egg for the children on completion of the Easter Egg Trail.

Easter Egg Trail:  10am – 4pm

For more information click here http://cadw.gov.wales/events

Apr
21
Sun
Easter Egg Trail At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Easter Activities AprilEaster Egg Trail At The Ironworks

Come and join in with our Easter trail.

Fun for all the family, with a free egg for the children on completion of the Easter Egg Trail.

Easter Egg Trail:  10am – 4pm

For more information click here http://cadw.gov.wales/events

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

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