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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Elan Links: Coffee Afternoon in March

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Come along for a cuppa and a chat. This is an informal event. Just drop in when you can.

Happening on the first Wednesday every month.

Come and find out what's happening at the Elan Links Project.

Meet up with people involved.

Everyone welcome.

Refreshments provided.

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Talk : Plant Hunting in 19th Century Radnorshire

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Barbara Brown, from the Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland, will be giving an entertaining talk about Plant Hunting in Radnorshire during the 19th Century.

She'll cover topics including the significant plant finds in the county, and the important plant hunters of the period. 

The talk will be illustrated with photos, some; from the natural history museum; of herbarium specimens found.

Admission is free, but please book your place with Stephanie Kruse on 01597 811527 or stephanie.kruse@elanvalley.org.uk 

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Elan Links : Lower Plant ID and Survey Training.

The last in a series of 5  sessions learning how to identify mosses, liverworts, ferns and lichens.

The day will be spent partly indoors and partly outside.  Meet at the Elan Links Office in Elan Village. Not the Visitor Centre.

Identification training will lead into a series of surveys of the lower plants in the Elan Valley. These are hugely important in the valley as they make up a large proportion of the vegetation present.

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Children's Crafts for Mother's Day

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

Drop in anytime between 11am and 3pm.

£3 per child.

No unaccompanied children please.

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

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

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Ancient Sites of the Elan Valley

Visit some ancient and 19th century sites of the Elan Valley with a 4 mile guided walk, led by David James and Vic Pardoe. They will visit the former Blaen Coel Farm and the ancient sites of Blaen Coel Stone, Cefn Llanerchi and Rhos y Gelynnen. This walk is suitable for all ages but walking boots are recommended. Dogs on leads are allowed. Meet at Nantgwyllt Church car park SN 909639.

Please click here to book your place

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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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Elan Links: Curlew monitoring training

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Are you interested in becoming involved in the Elan Links Curlew monitoring programme?

We are looking for individuals who have some free time to help us monitor curlews in the valley.

This is a training day, but you will be expected to work independently (or in pairs) throughout the breeding season.

We will meet at the Elan Links Office, but most of the day will be spent out in the valley. Bring suitable clothing and footwear, and food and drink.

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