Exhibition: Fairy Tales from Middle Wales

A.K. Skipsey's colourful exploration into fable and myth, old and new, fantasy and truth, set in local landscapes. There's a story here for everyone depicted on lively vibrant canvases.

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

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Elan Festive Evening

Come and join us on our festive evening - late night shopping, carols around the tree, mince pies, truffles and mulled wine with carols from 5pm with Rhayader Male Voice Choir.

 

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Dambusters Walk

A 4 mile guided walk to learn about the area, including the remains of Nant y Gro Dam which was used for tests before the WW2 Dambusters Raid.

There is a steep climb of 40metres up the steps to the top of the dam and then a very steep 140 metre climb.

Meet at the Visitor Centre.

 

27 Rhagfyr Dydd Gwener – Taith Gerdded y Dambusters

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Dam Open Hour

Join our Rangers at our first ever 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.

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Reservoir Roundabout 2020

Annual Walking (or running) CHALLENGE EVENT held across OPEN AND CHALLENGING UPLAND TERRAIN in and around the Elan and Claerwen Valleys.
The route is waymarked in parts but MAP READING SKILLS ARE REQUIRED.
Either 13 or 20 mile courses are available.  Entry Fee & Kit Check apply.

Start Times  :  8.30am for 20 mile route Walkers;  and 9.00am for 13 mile route and ALL RUNNERS on both routes.

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Exhibition: Elan Links Partnership

 A look at how the Elan Links Partnership is conserving and celebrating Elan’s human heritage through the artists in residence.

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

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Planetarium Show: Planets Around Distant Stars

Join Martin Nelmes and his team from the University of Aberystwyth and be taken on an exciting planetarium journey of our Universe.

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

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

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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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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.

6 Dydd Sadwrn – Sioe Pont ar Elan

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