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!

Mar
30
Fri
Easter Egg Trail At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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

Mar
31
Sat
Easter Egg Trail At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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
1
Sun
Easter Egg Trail At The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 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

May
26
Sat
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

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 and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

May
27
Sun
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

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 and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

May
28
Mon
Teddy Bears Picnic, All Aboard! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

Teddy Bears Picnic

Full details to be confirmed for 2018

Teddy Bears Picnic

This Bank Holiday Big Ted will be there to greet everyone so bring your teddy bear with you to say ‘hello!’.
Each child will receive a small packed lunch to share with their teddy on the journey.

The first train leaves Furnace Sidings at 11:00am and the last train arrives at 5:15pm. The trains will be stopping at the Whistle Halt, Furnace Sidings, Big Pit and High Level Station.Refreshments can be purchased on board.
Buy a day rover and stay on board all day. (Single tickets are available)

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 and detailed timetables go to http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk

Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway Members have 10% discount when staying at Oakfield B&B when a valid membership card is presented.

Jun
2
Sat
World War I Springtime Fair @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

World War EventWWI Springtime Fair At The Ironworks

Why not pop along to this Springtime event at Blaenavon Ironworks this Bank Holiday weekend.

There will be an Edwardian fairground, a working blacksmith shop, plenty of soldiers and weaponry on display.
Find out about the social life of the soldiers with the re-enactors. They are always happy to answer questions.

The event will also be attended by the Royal British Legion, and local historians giving talks & displays on the history of South Wales in the Great War.

For more information go to http://cadw.gov.wales/events/allevents

Jun
3
Sun
World War I Springtime Fair @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

World War EventWWI Springtime Fair At The Ironworks

Why not pop along to this Springtime event at Blaenavon Ironworks this Bank Holiday weekend.

There will be an Edwardian fairground, a working blacksmith shop, plenty of soldiers and weaponry on display.
Find out about the social life of the soldiers with the re-enactors. They are always happy to answer questions.

The event will also be attended by the Royal British Legion, and local historians giving talks & displays on the history of South Wales in the Great War.

For more information go to http://cadw.gov.wales/events/allevents

Jul
14
Sat
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!

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 go to www.cadw.gov.wales

Jul
15
Sun
Steampunk Returns To The Ironworks @ Blaenavon Ironworks
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

steampunk

Steampunk returns to the Ironworks!

After the success of previous years Steampunk is back!

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 go to www.cadw.gov.wales