Elan Valley Astronomy Group share Dark Sky secrets they've captured through the camera lens.
Sat 15 Oct / 09.30 - 13.00hrs
Join our Dam Inspector on a regular patrol to learn about the history and monitoring of our dams and reservoirs.
Booking essential 01597 810880.
Sun 16 Oct / 10am - 12.30pm
To celebrate "National Wool Week" join Sorcha Lewis to try your hand at felting some wool from local fleeces and see how easy your own wool art can be. This half day workshop is an introduction to the techniques for felting natural fleeces.
Cost of £3.50 per person to cover materials.
Please book on 01597 810880, MORNING EVENT
Our Visitor Centre is packed with over 20 local crafters and artists offering: handmade jewellery, wildlife photographs, wooden crafts, paintings, craft demonstrations, willow basket making, up-cycled garden art, natural homemade remedies & teas and traditional Welsh pottery.
Parents browse at your leisure thanks to our children’s craft table.
Sun 23 Oct / 11.00 - 15.00hrs
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.
Wed 26 Oct / 13.00-16.00hrs
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower. You’ll enjoy a bird's-eye view of the dam wall – and learn about the feat of engineering that made Elan.
Park at Penbont car park and take a walk through the woodland, up the steps to the dam entrance.
There are steps inside the dam which may be wet and in some areas there are low light levels. Children should be carefully supervised at all times.
Fri 28 Oct / 10.30 - 12.30 & 13.30 - 15.30hrs
Come along and make your own scary accessories in time for Halloween. Children to be accompanied children please. Visitor Centre.
Please book in advance on 01597 810880. £3 per child.
Sat 29 Oct / 16.00 - 20.00hrs
Learn more about the upcoming Dark Skies for the month ahead with a talk and slideshow.
Book a Planetarium Place for a guaranteed Dark Sky show. If clear, we'll setup outside for an evening observation session of Uranus, Neptune and other celestial sights.
Ring 01597 810880 to book your place.