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We're sure our distinct community values, traditions and warm welcome will leave a lasting impression. The locals are proud of their heritage, grateful for their surroundings and are keen to share it with you, by day or by night.

Experience authentic events 52 weeks of the year; from wildlife safaris to carnivals and from cycling to country shows.    

Crash! Bang! Wallop! Silver Jewellery Workshop

Crash! Bang! Wallop! Silver Jewellery Workshop
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 3rd November 2018
Cost: £60 per person, payable in advance, plus £5-£20 silver allowance payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Using a range of hammers, punches and other texturing techniques, learn how to create some unusual jewellery

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Led by Joy Powell, a local silver jewellery designer/maker & teacher. Using a range of hammers, punches and other texturing techniques, learn how to create some unusual jewellery and other items in sterling silver and copper using traditional skills.

No experience necessary. All tools and materials provided.

Places are limited so please book in advance.

£60 per person, payable in advance plus material costs approx. £5 - £20, payable on the day.

Please contact the Elan Valley Visitor Centre on 01597 810880 to book.

Blast-Off! Bottle Rockets

Blast-Off! Bottle Rockets
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 4th November 2018
Cost: £3 per rocket
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket. 2 sessions - 10am-12 noon and 1-3pm.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket. Two sessions: 10am until 12 noon and 1pm until 3pm.

Only £3 for your rocket materials.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

No unaccompanied children please.

PONT AR ELAN SHOW COUNTRY & WESTERN EVENING

PONT AR ELAN SHOW COUNTRY & WESTERN EVENING
Time: 8:00 pm
Date: 17th November 2018
Cost: £5 per ticket
Tickets available from: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Location: ELAN VALLEY HOTEL, ELAN VALLEY
Country & Western Evening

Contact(s): Pam Davies, Chairman on 01597 810169 or Tudor Davies, Secretary on 01597 811299
Sponsored By: Pont ar Elan Show Committee

Country & Western Evening
In aid of Pont ar Elan Show funds
with "The Singing Farmer" Mr John Hughes
at the Elan Valley Hotel, in the heart of the Elan Valley
Come along for a good night of entertainment, ALL WELCOME
8pm till late
Tickets available from all committee show members

Christmas Craft Fayre

Christmas Craft Fayre
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 8th December 2018 - 9th December 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Our Visitor Centre is packed with local crafters and artists offering a range of products.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Our Visitor Centre is packed with local crafters and artists offering handmade jewellery, wildlife art, wooden crafts, paintings, craft demonstrations, up-cycled products, and traditional Welsh crafts.

Open at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre between 10am and 4pm.

Elan Festive Evening

Elan Festive Evening
Time: 4:00 pm
Date: 15th December 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
late night shopping, carols around the tree, mince pies, mulled cider & non-alcoholic festive punch with carols from 5pm.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

An evening following on from your visit to Santa - late night shopping, carols around the tree, mince pies, mulled cider and non-alcoholic festive punch with carols from 5pm with a local vocal quartet.

Held at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre from 4pm until 6pm.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 15th December 2018 - 16th December 2018
Cost: £5 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a gift. £5 per child.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a gift.

While you wait to see Santa why not make your own Christmas crafts and decorations.

Contact 01597 810880. £5 per child.

Open at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre from 10am until 4pm.

Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 24th December 2018
Cost: £5 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a gift. £5 per child.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Santa will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children can meet him in his Grotto, and receive a gift.

While you wait to see Santa why not make your own Christmas crafts and decorations?

Contact 01597 810880. £5 per child.

Held at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre between 10am and 2pm.

Dambusters Walk

Dambusters Walk
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 27th December 2018
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
A 4 mile guided walk to learn about the area, including Nant y Gro Dam (used for tests before the WW2 Dambusters Raid)

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

A 4 mile guided walk to learn about the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the WW2 Dambusters Raid.

There is a steep climb of 40metres up the steps to the top of the dam and then a very steep 140 metre climb.

Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10am, back about 1pm.

Planetarium Show: The Solar System at Elan Valley

Planetarium Show: The Solar System at Elan Valley
Time: 11:00 am
Date: 24th February 2019
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Take a tour of the Solar System with Martin Nelmes from the University of Aberystwyth and their pop-up planetarium!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Take a tour of the Solar System with Martin Nelmes from the University of Aberystwyth.

We will try to put the Solar System into perspective and present some interesting facts about various moons and planets. Plus we will cover some of the recent research by planetary scientists and what it tells us about the Solar System.

Four FREE Shows at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.

Places are limited so please book in advance by calling 01597 810880.

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