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.    

St David's Day Evening

Time: 7:00 am
Date: 29th February 2020
Cost: £8 (children free)
Tickets available from: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Rhayader Leisure Centre
Quiz, Buffet and Entertainment

Contact(s): Gavin Blakeway
Tel: (01597) 810770
Sponsored By: St Clement's Church, Rhayader

St Clement's Church, Rhayader
St David's Day Evening
Quiz, Buffet and Entertainment
Saturday 29th February 2020
Rhayader Leisure Centre
Doors open 6. 30 pm for 7. 00 Start
Local Singer Holly Richards and
Bill Atkins on Piano
Tickets £8 (children free)

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 8th March 2020
Cost: Free
Location: Hill Walk around Knighton
8 mile Hill Walk around Knighton

Contact(s): Ian and Cora
Tel: 01547 529202
Sponsored By: Rhayader Walkers

People joining walks do so at their own risk, with no responsibility being attached to any other individual or the group as a whole. It is suggested that walkers carry food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and the season. Leaders reserve the right to exclude walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk from joining the group for whatever reason.
For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Leisure Centre Car Park at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

FullMoon Tractor Run

FullMoon Tractor Run
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 21st March 2020
Location: Rhayader
Spectacular Night Event

Contact(s): Ralph Powell
Tel: 07704070348

A night run open to any vehicle, parade around Town then lighting up the Elan Valley with a long procession of lights shining off the Dams. Facebook: FullMoon Tractor Run.

Children's Crafts for Mother's Day

Children's Crafts for Mother's Day
Time: 11:00 am
Date: 21st March 2020
Cost: £3 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre and make a card and present for Mother's Day! Drop in anytime between 11am & 3pm

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre and make a card and present for Mother's Day!

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

£3 per child. No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 22nd March 2020
Cost: Free
Location: Walking around Painscastle starting near the "Roast Ox"
7 mile walk around Painscastle starting near the "Roast Ox"

Contact(s): Martin and Gwen
Tel: 01597 860349
Sponsored By: Rhayader Walkers

People joining walks do so at their own risk, with no responsibility being attached to any other individual or the group as a whole. It is suggested that walkers carry food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and the season. Leaders reserve the right to exclude walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk from joining the group for whatever reason.
For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Leisure Centre Car Park at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

Stargazing for Absolute Beginners

Stargazing for Absolute Beginners
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 4th April 2020
Cost: £14
Location: Penbont House Tearooms & Bed & Breakfast, Penbont House, Elan Valley LD6 5HS
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to look at the stars and the Moon through telescopes?

Contact(s): Elan Valley Trust
Tel: 01597 810449

Spend a magical evening learning about the night sky in the heart of the Elan Valley International Dark Sky Park. Following a delicious buffet, astronomer and broadcaster Pete Williamson will talk about how to get started with recognising some of the brighter constellations with unaided eyes, what equipment to use for viewing the Moon, planets and other objects. He will also show you what to look out for in the night sky during the spring season. Weather permitting, there will be some stargazing! Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stargazing-for-absolute-beginners-tickets...

Creative Elan: Make your own mythical creatures

Creative Elan: Make your own mythical creatures
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 4th April 2020
Cost: £2 per child, payable on the day. Drop in session.
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Decorate a mythical creature using natural materials.

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

Let your imagination run wild as you create a mythical creature, decorating them with natural materials. Drop in session, 13:00 - 16:30. £2 per child (payable on the day). Children must be supervised. For more information email beth.rees@elanvalley.org.uk

Defnyddiwch eich dychymyg i greu creadur chwedlonol, a’i addurno â deunydd naturiol. Sesiwn galw heibi, 13:00 - 16:30. £2 y plentyn. Rhaid goruchwylio plant. Am fwy o fanylion e-bostiwch beth.rees@elanvalley.org.uk

Creative Elan: Pottery Workshop

Creative Elan: Pottery Workshop
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 5th April 2020
Cost: Free
Tickets available from: Friday, February 14, 2020
Location: Rhayader Museum & Gallery
Create and decorate pottery

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

Let Alex Allpress guide you to create and decorate your own piece of pottery. Come and play with clay as you create and decorate an egg cup, bowl, mug or more! No experience necessary.

For £5 the piece can be fired and picked up from CARAD at a later date. Minimum age 5; children must be supervised.

Booking required: to book, please visit Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-elan-pottery-making-workshop-tic...

For more information, email beth.rees@elanvalley.org.uk or call 01597 811 527.

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 5th April 2020
Cost: Free
Location: Aberdovey with a hill and coast walk
7 mile walk near Aberdovey including hill and coastal sections.

Contact(s): Dave Connelly
Tel: 01597 810299
Sponsored By: Rhayader Walkers

People joining walks do so at their own risk, with no responsibility being attached to any other individual or the group as a whole. It is suggested that walkers carry food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and the season. Leaders reserve the right to exclude walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk from joining the group for whatever reason.
For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Leisure Centre Car Park at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

Children's Crafts for Easter

Children's Crafts for Easter
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 6th April 2020 - 8th April 2020
Cost: £3 per child, payable on the day
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre and join in with our Easter craft activities!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810880

Come along to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre and join in with our Easter craft activities!

Drop in anytime between 10am and 12pm or 2pm to 4pm at the Visitor Centre.

£3 per child. No unaccompanied children please.

We reserve the right to change/cancel events.

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