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.    

St Clement's Church - WELSH EVENING

Time: 7:30 pm
Date: 1st March 2019
Cost: £8 (children free)
Tickets available from: Saturday, February 9, 2019
Location: Rhayader Leisure Centre
St Clement's Church - WELSH EVENING

Contact(s): Mrs Gill Parsons, Riverside Lodge, Elan Valley
Tel: 01597 810770
Sponsored By: St Clement's Church

St Clement's Church WELSH EVENING

St Clement's Church WELSH EVENING

Quiz, Buffet and Entertainment

Local Harpist - CATRIN GASKELL

BILL ATKINS on Piano

St David's Day Celebration

Time: 7:30 pm
Date: 1st March 2019
Cost: £8 (children free) Available from Church Members and Clare Evans & Co, Estate Agents, North Street, Rhayader
Tickets available from: Friday, March 1, 2019
Location: Rhayader Leisure Centre
St Clements's Church Welsh Evening

Contact(s): Mrs Gill Parsons, Riverside Lodge, Elan Valley
Tel: 01597 810770
Sponsored By: St Clement's Church, Rhayader

Quiz, Buffet and Entertainment
Local Harpist Catrin Gaskell
Bill Atkins on Piano

Pizza Night with music from Funke and the Two Tone Baby

Pizza Night with music from Funke and the Two Tone Baby
Time: 5:00 pm
Date: 1st March 2019
Cost: Adults £15 Children £7.50
Tickets available from: Monday, February 18, 2019
Location: The Lost ARC
Family friendly sitting for pizza, pudding and music!

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

The Lost ARC café is coming to life! Our wood-fired oven in ready to go and we are setting up to bring you regular pizza nights with a side of great live music! This one has music from Funke and the Two Tone Baby - described as a one-man sonic explosion!
We are doing two sittings for this event - but only have tickets remaining for the early family friendly performance. Tickets must be bought in advance ( online from www.thelostarc.co.uk) Included in the ticket is the cost of a wood-fired pizza and a pudding. All diets are catered for but we need advance notice to make a gluten free base.

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walk

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walk
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 3rd March 2019
Cost: Free
Location: Start: Rhayader Leisure Centre Car Park in Dark Lane
7 mile walk around Presteigne led by Stella

Contact(s): Stella
Tel: 01597 810047
Sponsored By: Rhayader Walkers

Walk around Presteigne.
People joining walks do so at their own risk. It is suggested that walkers bring a packed lunch and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain. For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Rhayader Leisure Centre Car Park in Dark Lane at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

Reggae at The Lost ARC with The Beth Prior Collective and Fat Cat Sounds

Reggae at The Lost ARC with The Beth Prior Collective and Fat Cat Sounds
Time: 8:00 pm
Date: 9th March 2019
Cost: £7.50
Tickets available from: Monday, February 18, 2019
Location: The Lost ARC
A great reggae night with the live sounds of The Beth Prior Collective, supported by Fat Cat DJs

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

BETH PRIOR COLLECTIVE are about to hit some big stages in support of The Wailers, but not before coming for a warm-up at The Lost ARC. Expect soaring soulful vocals and heavy basslines, reggae hooks and trip-hop breakdowns all delivered with precision and feeling.
Fat Cat sounds are always great support and we welcome them back for their first visit of 2019

Beginners Crochet

Beginners Crochet
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 16th March 2019
Cost: £30
Location: Quillies, East Street, Rhayader
Learn to crochet granny squares using the basic treble crochet stitch

Contact(s): Rosemary Stow
Tel: 01597 810237

On this workshop you will learn how to
- crochet the treble crochet stitch
- change colours
- follow a crochet diagram and read a pattern
- weave in ends
- block your work
- join your squares together
A 4mm hook and yarn will be providied
The workshop will run from 10am to 3pm with a 1/2 hour break for lunch.

The cost of £30 includes tea, coffee and biscuits.

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walk

Rhayader Walkers Sunday Walk
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 17th March 2019
Cost: Free
Location: Start: Rhayader Leisure Centre Car Park in Dark Lane
7 mile low level walk from Llanwrthwl led by Dave Thomas

Contact(s): Dave Thomas
Tel: 01597 811426
Sponsored By: Rhayader Walkers

Low level walk starting from Llanwrthwl.
People joining walks do so at their own risk. It is suggested that walkers bring a packed lunch and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain. For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Rhayader Leisure Centre Car Park in Dark Lane at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.

Full Moon Tractor Run

Full Moon Tractor Run
Time: 6:00 pm
Date: 23rd March 2019
Location: Rhayader
Evening Tractor Run plus any other suitable vehicle

Contact(s): Ralph Powell
Tel: 07704070348

There will be a light parade around town followed by a parade around the dams, all are welcome to get involved and decorate your vehicle

Standing Wool Rug Making Workshop

Standing Wool Rug Making Workshop
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 23rd March 2019
Cost: £45, including lunch and refreshments
Location: Quillies, East Street, Rhayader
Discover this forgotten rug making technique with Rosemary Stow, one of the few practitioners of this craft in the UK.

Contact(s): Rosemary Stow
Tel: 01597 810237

As with all rag rug making techniques, standing wool uses upcycled materials - specifically boiled wool. All tools and materials will be provided but, if you have any wool jumpers or scarves that have shrunk in the wash please bring them along.

At the end of the workshop you will have made a couple of coasters and/ or a trivet which could also form the centre of a rug should you wish to continue with this craft.

The workshop runs from 10am to 4pm with a break at 1pm for a lunch of soup and bread.
Please state any dietary requirements when booking

Mr Tea and The Minions return to The Lost ARC

Mr Tea and The Minions return to The Lost ARC
Time: 8:00 pm
Date: 29th March 2019
Cost: £7.50
Tickets available from: Monday, February 18, 2019
Location: The Lost ARC
Mr Tea and The Minions make a welcome return to The Lost ARC on 29 March with support from Candy Mountain.

Contact(s): Glenda Carter
Tel: 07980262448

Bristol based, serial knee jerkers Mr Tea and the Minions play their own unique take on full power Balkan flavoured Ska, Dub, Swing and Folk, inspiring uncontrollable silly dancing and wild bouts of jumping around wherever they go. They have appeared at Glastonbury, Boomtown, WOMAD, Secret Garden Party, Belladrum, Bearded Theory, Nozstock, and Goulash Disko (Croatia), to name just a few festivals where they have wowed the crowds. Their last appearance at The Lost ARC was hailed as the best night ever!

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