Event Dates

We're sure our distinct community values, traditions and warm welcome will leave a lasting impression. The locals are proud of their heritage, grateful for their surroundings and are keen to share it with you, by day or by night.

Experience authentic events 52 weeks of the year; from wildlife safaris to carnivals and from cycling to country shows.    

Rhayader Writing Group

Time: 7:30 pm
Date: 31st July 2017 - 27th November 2017
Cost: £3 per session
Tickets available from: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Location: CARAD ACTIVITY ROOM
Writing Group

Contact(s): Lorna Jordan
Tel: 01597 810561 (Office)

Share,Create,Inspire your writing skills with like minded people

Exhibition: #ElanLegends

Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st October 2017 - 31st December 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Your everyday photos open a window into Elan adventures. Use #ElanLegends when sharing your photos online!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Your everyday photos open a window into Elan adventures. Use #ElanLegends when sharing your photos online and yours could be chosen to feature in our visitor created, Myths and Legends exhibition. Open daily between 10am and 4pm at the Visitor Centre.

Screen Printing Workshop

Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 7th November 2017 - 8th December 2017
Cost: £5 per session
Location: CARAD ACTIVITY ROOM
Screen Printing Workshop with Krysia Bass & Cath Allan

Contact(s): CARAD
Tel: 01597 810561 (Office)
Sponsored By: CARAD

A chance to get creative with like minded people and to learn new skills.

Welcoming the Salmon at Gilfach Reserve

 Welcoming the Salmon at Gilfach Reserve
Time: 1:00 pm
Date: 19th November 2017 - 19th November 2019
Cost: Free event
Location: Gilfach Farmyard and visitor centre
Join us in a host of activities to welcome the Salmon to Gilfach Nature reserve

Contact(s): Barbara Brown
Tel: 01597 870301

Short talk ; Beavers may help Salmon 1.30pm
Unveiling of an Ira Lightman and Celf y Gwmpas Artwork at 2pm. This artwork is inspired by journeys through Gilfach and the Marteg valley, including those of the Salmon.
Walk to Waterfall with a possibility of seeing leaping Salmon 2.30pm Bring wellies!
Pond dipping to find out what the Salmon eat - all afternoon
Hot chocolate at the Centre to warm up!

STANS LBD SIZE 28 1/2

Time: 6:30 pm
Date: 24th November 2017 - 15th December 2017
Tickets available from: Monday, November 20, 2017
Location: Rhayader Museum & Gallery (CARAD)
Exhibition and Fundraiser for Bowel cancer by Rachael Blakeway

Contact(s): CARAD
Tel: 01597 810561 (Office)
Sponsored By: CARAD

Opening night 24th November 2017 at 6.30pm
Come see our amazing exhibition here at CARAD, where Rachael showcases her amazing designs, helping raise vital awareness of Bowel cancer and fundraising for the Bracken trust, Maggies and the Christie Fund.

As You Like It at The Lost ARC

As You Like It at The Lost ARC
Time: 2:30 pm
Date: 26th November 2017
Cost: £7.50 £6.00 concessions
Tickets available from: Friday, November 3, 2017
Location: The Lost ARC, @The Old Drill Hall, Bridge Street, Rhayader
The Arts Centre Telford are back in Rhayader with their production of As You Like It

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

This fabulously talented group are back at The Lost ARC, this time with a drama production of Shakespeare's As You Like It. They are taking time out from their Shropshire school's tour to come down to Rhayader and they will not disappoint. A matinee performance with interval and bar.

Fabulous Folk Night with Three Legg'd Mare, Cynefin and Toby Hay

Fabulous Folk Night with Three Legg'd Mare, Cynefin and Toby Hay
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 1st December 2017
Cost: £7.50 in advance, £9.00 on the door.
Tickets available from: Friday, November 3, 2017
Location: The Lost ARC, @The Old Drill Hall, Bridge Street, Rhayader
An amazing night of folk music from three Wales-inspired acts.

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

A night of great folk music from and inspired by the wonderful country around us. This will be a real treat!

THREE LEGG'D MARE chart a course through folk history singing old songs of love, death, adventure and everyday life. With close vocal harmonies and a multitude of instruments, Three Legg'd Mare breath new life into traditional music.

CYNEFIN is the musical brainchild of Clettwr Valley native Owen Shiers and is a journey to discover the musical landscape and countours of Ceredigion and West-Wales.

Rhayader's own TOBY HAY - acoustic and electric composition and improvisation.

Regime and Fat Cat Sound

Regime and Fat Cat Sound
Time: 7:30 pm
Date: 2nd December 2017 - 3rd December 2017
Cost: £7.50 in advance, £9.00 on the door.
Tickets available from: Friday, November 3, 2017
Location: The Lost ARC, @The Old Drill Hall, Bridge Street, Rhayader
Reggae, Hip-Hop, Rock and a serious sound system!

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

Calling all Hip-Hop heads, Reggae lovers and Rockers ... You have just discovered your new favourite band.
Really excited to welcome festival heavyweights REGIME to our unique venue-in-the-making.

After the band we've got Fat Cat Sound (aka Skarumba Hifi) bringing their MIGHTY soundsystem to keep you dancing til late!

This one is going to be a BIG PARTY as it's the finale to our crowd-funding, so come down and help us raise some money for an entirely renewables based heating and hot water system for the venue!

Christmas Craft Charity Workshop

Christmas Craft Charity Workshop
Time: 10:30 am
Date: 2nd December 2017 - 3rd December 2017
Cost: £5
Tickets available from: Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Location: CARAD ACTIVITY ROOM
Christmas Craft workshop suitable for all ages.

Contact(s): CARAD
Tel: 01597 810561 (Office)
Sponsored By: CARAD

Come along and make your own beautiful Christmas keepsake. Also browse our selection of handmade decorations raising awareness of Bowel cancer and supporting charities such as the Bracken Trust, Christie's and Maggie's .

Very Rhayader Christmas 2017

Very Rhayader Christmas 2017
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 9th December 2017
Location: Rhayader Museum & Gallery (CARAD)
Celebrating Christmas in Rhayader

Contact(s): CARAD
Tel: 01597 810561 (Office)
Sponsored By: CARAD

Our popular event a very Rhayader Christmas is again back on the 9th December 2017. Celebrate with fun activities , a mulled wine and a mince pie or two!! Please keep an eye out for updates for this event via our website and our facebook/twitter page

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