Wacky Welsh Landscapes

Come and paint a scene of the beautiful Elan Valley in Amanda Skipsey's vibrant style.

Places are limited, so please book in advance. £30 per person, payable in advance.

All materials provided.

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



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Introduction to Rotary Cutting for Patchwork and Quilting

Learn how to use a rotary cutter to strip cut fabric for patchwork.

Learn lots of tricks for accurate cutting and piecing.

There will not be a finished piece to take home, just lots pf practice!

Led by Valerie Lymer, a local textile artist.

Places are limited so please book in advance. £15 per person, payable in advance.

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

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Fungi Fascination

A short walk to look at the fascinating world of fungi with Ray Woods.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

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Wildlife Tracking

Join our Ranger Team at Dol Y Mynach Layby to learn all about the Elan Valley Wildlife and where to find it and the signs it leaves behind.

Review the footage from our wildlife cameras which have been out on the estate since April.

Please call 01597 810880 to book.

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Wonder of Wool

Morning Event  : It is NATIONAL WOOL WEEK; would you like to have a go at felting some wool from fleeces shorn off the sheep found on these hills and see how easy it is to create your own wool art?  This is a half day workshop to introduce you to some of the techniques for felting natural fleece.
Cost of £5.50 per person to cover materials.
Please book your place in advance on 01597 810880


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Moth Leaf-Miners

Afternoon Event  :  Join Elan Valley Trust Trustee and Brecknock Moth Recorder Dr Norman Lowe to discover the world of moth leaf-miners.  Investigate which moth leaf-miners there are on the Estate and understand the different patterns created by individual types of moth.
Meet at Elan Valley Visitor Centre

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Dam Patrol

Join our Dam Inspector on a regular patrol to learn about the history and monitoring of our dams and reservoirs.

Booking essential 01597 810880.

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Autumn Craft Fayre

Our Visitor Centre is packed with over 20 local crafters and artists offering a wide variety of crafts including, handmade jewellery, wildlife/landscape/night sky photography, wooden crafts, paintings, craft demonstrations, willow basket making, woollen crafts and traditional welsh pottery.


Parents browse at your leisure thanks to our children’s craft table, which is supported by our loyal volunteers.

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Howey Hedgehog Rescue

Join Howey Hedgehog Rescue's Elaine and Nigel to see what goes on behind the scenes during a hedgehog rescue.

Learn how to care for our prickly hogs and how to improve our gardens for wildlife.

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Spooky Spectacular Hallaween Crafts

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

No unaccompanied children please.

Visitor Centre.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

£3 per child.

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