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
18
Tue
World Heritage Centre Half Term Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crafty Fun This Half Term at the World Heritage Centre

Why not pop along to the World Heritage Centre 18th – 20th February and have a go at making some fun objects?

Tues 18th Feb – decorate a mug with a colourful Spring theme. (£2.00 per item)

Weds 19th Feb – be inspired by the wildlife to make a themed item for the World Wildlife Funds annual Earth Hour on 28th March

Thurs 20th Feb – craft session with stories in the Library 2:30pm (Booking required)

No booking required for Tues & Weds activities. For more information go to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk

Feb
19
Wed
World Heritage Centre Half Term Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crafty Fun This Half Term at the World Heritage Centre

Why not pop along to the World Heritage Centre 18th – 20th February and have a go at making some fun objects?

Tues 18th Feb – decorate a mug with a colourful Spring theme. (£2.00 per item)

Weds 19th Feb – be inspired by the wildlife to make a themed item for the World Wildlife Funds annual Earth Hour on 28th March

Thurs 20th Feb – craft session with stories in the Library 2:30pm (Booking required)

No booking required for Tues & Weds activities. For more information go to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk

Feb
20
Thu
World Heritage Centre Half Term Activities @ World Heritage Centre
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Crafty Fun This Half Term at the World Heritage Centre

Why not pop along to the World Heritage Centre 18th – 20th February and have a go at making some fun objects?

Tues 18th Feb – decorate a mug with a colourful Spring theme. (£2.00 per item)

Weds 19th Feb – be inspired by the wildlife to make a themed item for the World Wildlife Funds annual Earth Hour on 28th March

Thurs 20th Feb – craft session with stories in the Library 2:30pm (Booking required)

No booking required for Tues & Weds activities. For more information go to www.visitblaenavon.co.uk

May
8
Fri
VE Bank Holiday Weekend At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

VE Bank Holiday weekendVE Bank Holiday Wartime Weekend

An event with demonstrations from WWII re-enactors and locals.  There will be lots of displays, activities and many military vehicles.

Get into the spirit of the 1940s and celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe by joining in and dressing up in the fashions of the era.

For more information on the weekends activities go to
http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk or

 

May
9
Sat
VE Bank Holiday Weekend At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

VE Bank Holiday weekendVE Bank Holiday Wartime Weekend

An event with demonstrations from WWII re-enactors and locals.  There will be lots of displays, activities and many military vehicles.

Get into the spirit of the 1940s and celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe by joining in and dressing up in the fashions of the era.

For more information on the weekends activities go to
http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk or

 

May
10
Sun
VE Bank Holiday Weekend At The Railway @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

VE Bank Holiday weekendVE Bank Holiday Wartime Weekend

An event with demonstrations from WWII re-enactors and locals.  There will be lots of displays, activities and many military vehicles.

Get into the spirit of the 1940s and celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe by joining in and dressing up in the fashions of the era.

For more information on the weekends activities go to
http://pontypool-and-blaenavon.co.uk or

 

Jul
18
Sat
Steampunk Returns At The Railway @ Blaenavon Heritage Railway
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

steampunk

Steampunk at the Railway!

Steampunk is back again but this time the event Is being held at Furnace Sidings Station – home of Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway!

In case you are wondering, Steampunk is a mixture of science fiction and science fantasy.  It 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.pbrly.co.uk

Jul
19
Sun
Steampunk Returns At The Railway @ Blaenavon Heritage Railway
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

steampunk

Steampunk at the Railway!

Steampunk is back again but this time the event Is being held at Furnace Sidings Station – home of Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway!

In case you are wondering, Steampunk is a mixture of science fiction and science fantasy.  It 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.pbrly.co.uk

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

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2020

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.

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

Sep
12
Sat
Steam Train Gala – Whistles & Steam! @ Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:15 pm

volunteer recruitmentSteam Train Gala 2020

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.

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