Elan's Human Heritage Exhibition

 A look at how the Elan Links Partnership is celebrating Elan’s human heritage, how the valley has been influenced by humans, and humans influenced the valley, through the artists in residence scheme.

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

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Planetarium Shows

Join the University of Aberystwyth  on an exciting planetarium journey of our Universe.

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

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

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Dam Open Hour

Join our Rangers at our Dam Open Hour  - 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 is no need to book, simply turn up anytime between 2pm and 3pm.

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. Dogs are welcome on short leads.

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Paint your own nest box and make a bird feeder

Join us during National Nest Box Week and paint your own bird box ready for spring! There will also be the opportunity to make your own bird feeders.

£5 per nest box, payable on the day.

Four sessions per day at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

Meet at the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

No unaccompanied children please.

There are limited places available, so please book in advance on 01597 810880.

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Blast Off! Bottle Rockets

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

Only £3 for your rocket materials.

Please book in advance on 01597 810880.

No unaccompanied children please.

 

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Dydd Sadwrn – Chwythiad! Rocedi Potel

10yb – 12yp & 1 – 3yp.  Dewch i’r Ganolfan Ymwelwyr i gynllunio, cynhyrchu a lansio’ch rocet eich hun.  Dim ond £3 am eich deunydd roced.  Dim plant digwmni.

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RHAYADER ROUND THE LAKES 30Km Race

Rhayader Round the Lakes
30Km & 5 Mile Race
Organised by Rhayader Running Club

More details go to  www.rhayaderac.org.uk/roundthelakes/index.php

Online entries are now open
Please Note NO entries On The Day

 

 

 

 

 

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Bird Walk - Early Migrants

Join local birdwatcher Tony Ware for a walk through the RSPB Carngafallt and Cnwch woodlands looking for early migrants.

Bring binoculars and appropriate clothing/footwear.

Meet outside the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

There is no need to book and beginners to birdwatching are most welcome.

For further information please ring Tony on 07772 792722.

 

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Bird Walk - Woodland Birds

Join local bird watcher Tony Ware on a walk through the RSPB Carngafallt and Cnwch woodlands near the Visitor Centre.

Bring binoculars and wear appropriate clothing/footwear.

Meet outside the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

There is no need to book and beginners to birdwatching are most welcome.

For further information please ring Tony on 07772 792722.

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Bird Walk - Our Breeding Birds

Join local birdwatcher Tony Ware for a walk through the RSPB Carngafallt and Cnwch woodlands looking for early migrants.

Bring binoculars and appropriate clothing/footwear.

Meet outside the Elan Valley Visitor Centre.

There is no need to book and beginners to birdwatching are most welcome.

For further information please ring Tony on 07772 792722.

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Pont ar Elan Show 2020

1pm  Annual Dog Show with Hounds, Terriers and Lurcher rings plus class for whippets, spaniels, sheepdogs and any other breed dog and child handler class.
Refreshments on Site
Ring Secretary, Tudor Davies on 01597 811299 for more details.

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