Event Dates

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.    

Exhibition: Before the Dams

Exhibition: Before the Dams
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st October 2020 - 30th November 2020
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
View photos of the farms around the Elan Valley before the dams were built, by local photographers David James and Dave Richards

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

View photos of the farms around the Elan Valley before the dams were built, by local photographers David James and Dave Richards.

Open daily at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving
Time: 10:30 am
Date: 28th October 2020 - 30th October 2020
Cost: £3 per pumpkin, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along to the Visitor Centre and carve your pumpkin ready for Halloween!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre and carve your pumpkin ready for Halloween!

Two drop-in sessions - 10.30am until 12.30pm and 1.30pm until 3.30pm.

£3 per pumpkin. No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts

Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts
Time: 10:30 am
Date: 28th October 2020 - 30th October 2020
Cost: £3 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween! Booking essential.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween!

Two sessions - 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm until 3.30pm.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

£3 per child.No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Night Photography Workshop

Night Photography Workshop
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 30th October 2020
Cost: £20
Tickets available from: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Elan Links Office
Join our workshop to improve your night time photography

Contact(s): Beth Rees
Tel: 01597811527
Sponsored By: Elan Links

Looking to improve your night photography? Join Daniel Meredith for a relaxed, friendly workshop in the Elan Valley. The evening will include a talk with refreshments and live site tuition, including travel to sites.

Limited places available, booking required. To book, please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/elan-eye-night-photography-workshop-ticke...

Spooky Animation Workshop

Spooky Animation Workshop
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 31st October 2020
Cost: Free
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Create a short Halloween inspired stop motion film

Contact(s): Beth Rees
Tel: 01597811527
Sponsored By: Elan Links

Create a creepy, Halloween-themed stop-motion short film with Jim Elliott in our drop in session at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in session. £2 per child, payable on the day.

Historical Film Evening

Historical Film Evening
Time: 7:30 pm
Date: 31st October 2020
Cost: Free
Tickets available from: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Rhayader Museum & Gallery
Enjoy an evening of local historical films.

Contact(s): Beth Rees
Tel: 01597811527
Sponsored By: Elan Links

Relive Rhayader and Elan Valley's past in a series of local historical films at Rhayader Museum & Gallery. Light refreshments provided. Booking recommended: please visit Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/elan-eye-historical-film-evening-tickets-...

Cyfle i ail-fyw gorffennol Rhaeadr a Chwm Elan mewn cyfres o ffilmiau hanesyddol, lleol yn Amgueddfa ac Oriel Rhaeadr. Darperir lluniaeth ysgafn. Argymhellir archebu: i gadw lle ymwelwch ag Eventbrite.

Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts and Glitter Tattoos

Spooky Spectacular Halloween Crafts and Glitter Tattoos
Time: 10:30 am
Date: 31st October 2020
Cost: £5 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween, with glitter tattoos also available!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween, with glitter tattoos also available!

Two sessions - 10.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm until 3.30pm.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

£5 per child.No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Beginner's Camera Workshop

Beginner's Camera Workshop
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st November 2020
Cost: Free
Tickets available from: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Elan Links Office
Join our camera workshop for beginners

Contact(s): Beth Rees
Tel: 01597811527
Sponsored By: Elan Links

Bamboozled by buttons on your camera? Fed up with focusing and annoying with apertures? Join our beginner's workshop to take the confusion out of your camera!
Places are limited, so please book ahead: please visit Eventbrite:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/elan-eye-beginners-photography-workshop-t...

Mewn penbleth am y botymau ar eich camera? Wedi cael llond bol ar ffocysu ac wedi blino ar yr agorfaoedd? Ymunwch â’n gweithdy i ddechreuwyr er mwyn dod i ddeall eich camera yn well!
Mae lleoedd yn brin felly archebwch le ymlaen llaw: i gadw lle ymwelwch ag Eventbrite.

Blast Off! Bottle Rockets

Blast Off! Bottle Rockets
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st November 2020
Cost: £3 per rocket
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket.

Only £3 for your rocket materials.

Two sessions: 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Father Christmas at Elan

Father Christmas at Elan
Time: 11:00 am
Date: 5th December 2020 - 6th December 2020
Cost: To be confirmed
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Father Christmas will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Father Christmas will be stopping at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre. There will be Christmas craft activities while you wait to see him.

No unaccompanied children please. Price to be confirmed.

Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

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