December Things To Do – Christmas Too!

Here are a few of the things going on in and around Blaenavon over Advent and the Christmas period

Christmas at the Centre

At the World Heritage Centre

Pop along on sat 2nd December to make crafty Christmas decorations with Jem, or birdfeeders with the RSPB from 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm.
Have lunch and listen to live music from Blaenavon Concert Band 1-2pm








BMVC Christmas Concert

Blaenavon Male Voice Choir’s Annual Christmas Concert

Sat 2nd December 7.00pm listen to the Male Voice Choir and their guest for the night, Trystan Llyr Griffiths.
As it says on the poster “Welsh Choir Music At Its Best!”

Tickets available from Mr Wayne Rowles 01495 790514







Mother Christmas

Meet Father Christmas & Mother Christmas at Big Pit

10th December Mother Christmas
17th December Father Christmas.

Big Pit Babies Christmas Event will be held on 10th December.  Young children will be able to meet Mother Christmas.
Father Christmas will be arriving at Big Pit’s pit top at 10:30am on the 17th December. He’ll then spend some time at his cottage with his elves.
For booking and prices go to






Santa Christmas Specials

Santa Specials will be running throughout December at Blaenavon’s Heritage Railway.

Visit Santa in his new grotto at High Level Station. Enjoy the heat from a roaring fire as children meet the man himself.
Booking is essential to avoid disappointment.





Christmas Cracker

 Blaenavon Town Annual Christmas Cracker

Sat 9th December

Eat, play and shop. What more could you want?
The poster says it all – Santa’s Grotto, Christmas music, craft stalls, food and more.







Abergavenny Food Fair

Abergavenny Christmas Fair

Sun 10th December
Abergavenny’s annual Christmas Fair is for all ages.
This is the place to be to get festive food and drink inspiration.
Tickets at








Blaenavon Ironworks

9th, 10th, 16th & 17th December.

This December Santa will be visiting his grotto at the historic Ironworks so put the date in your diary.
£3 per child to enter the grotto and receive a gift.