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.    

CARAD Local Film Night

CARAD Local Film Night
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: 21st April 2017
Cost: £5
Location: CARAD Theatre
Local Film Night showing Local films

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

An evening featuring films of yesteryear and not so yesteryear! A chance to open a window on Rhayader & District's past with some unseen and rarely seen film footage of community events. There will be a bar on the night

Creating Landscapes on Fabric Postcards Workshop

Time: 10:00 am
Date: 22nd April 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Learn how to create a linear landscape using cotton fabrics and hand stitching with Valerie Lymer, a local textile artist.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Learn how to create a linear landscape using cotton fabrics and hand stitching with Valerie Lymer, a local textile artist. Each student will have a finished fabric postcard to take home. Suitable for beginners. Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £20 per person, payable in advance plus £3 for fabric, needles and thread, payable on the day.

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 23rd April 2017
Location: Meet outside Rhayader Leisure Centre, Dark Lane
Sunday guided walks in Mid Wales

Contact(s): For general info, contact Carl Baker
Tel: 01597 810405

Strata Florida, Teifi Pools
9 miles
Leader: Alan Austin 01597 811051

People join at their own risk, no responsibility being attached to any other individual or to the group as a whole. Bring food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and season.
Leaders may exclude from the group any walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk.
Routes may be altered or cancelled for any reason without notice at the leader's discretion.
Dogs must be kept under close control at all times.
Re individual walks, contact the walk leader.

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 25th April 2017
Location: Meet outside Rhayader Leisure Centre, Dark Lane
Evening guided walks in Rhayader area

Contact(s): For general info, contact Carl Baker
Tel: 01597 810405

Walk from Nantglas
3.5 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Colin Maltby 01597 810065.

Please note:
People joining the walk do so at their own risk, with no responsibility being attached to any other individual or the group as a whole. Walkers should wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and season;
Routes may alter if weather conditions are inclement;
Dogs must be kept under close control;
Leaders reserve the right to exclude walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk.

Birdwatching Safari

Time: 9:30 am
Date: 29th April 2017
Location: Starts from Elan Valley Visitor Centre
A tour of the Estate with a birdwatching expert to see the typical breeding birds of the area.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

A tour of the Estate with a birdwatching expert to see the typical breeding birds of the area. Suitable for beginners and experienced bird watchers.

Please bring binoculars if you have them and suitable clothing/footwear for some short walks.

Meet at the Visitor Centre at 9.30am, back about 1pm. Bookings in advance on 01597 810880.

Runway 27, Left @ The Mid Wales Rhythm and Blues Club, Rhayader

Time: 9:00 pm
Date: 29th April 2017
Tickets available from: Sunday, January 1, 2017
Location: The Mid Wales Rhythm and Blues Club
Runway 27, Left @ The Mid Wales Rhythm and Blues Club, Rhayader

Contact(s): Chris Rogers
Tel: +44 1597 810561

Runway 27, Left @ The Mid Wales Rhythm and Blues Club, Rhayader - United Kingdom - a night of In-Blues Entertainment

Walking and Talking about Ancient Trees

Time: 2:00 pm
Date: 30th April 2017
Location: Starts from Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Join Ray Woods on a short and easy walk to look at some very special ancient trees that can be found in the Elan Valley.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Join Ray Woods on a short and easy walk to look at some very special ancient trees that can be found in the Elan Valley. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 2pm, back about 5pm.

Exhibition: Elan from Above

Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st May 2017 - 30th June 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Local photographer, David James shares his bird's eye views of Elan including dams, reservoirs and archaeological sites.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Local photographer, David James shares his bird's eye views of Elan including dams, reservoirs and archaeological sites. Open between 10am and 4pm at the Visitor Centre.

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 2nd May 2017
Location: Meet outside Rhayader Leisure Centre, Dark Lane
Evening guided walks in Rhayader area

Contact(s): For general info, contact Carl Baker
Tel: 01597 810405

Hill walk from Llandrindod Lake
3.5 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Jan Knill 01597 823621.

Please note:
People joining the walk do so at their own risk, with no responsibility being attached to any other individual or the group as a whole. Walkers should wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and season;
Routes may alter if weather conditions are inclement;
Dogs must be kept under close control;
Leaders reserve the right to exclude walkers they do not judge capable of safely completing the walk.

Birdwatching Safari

Time: 9:30 am
Date: 6th May 2017
Location: Starts from Elan Valley Visitor Centre
A tour of the Estate with a birdwatching expert to see the typical breeding birds of the area.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

A tour of the Estate with a birdwatching expert to see the typical breeding birds of the area. Suitable for beginners and experienced bird watchers.

Please bring binoculars if you have them and suitable clothing/footwear for some short walks.

Meet at the Visitor Centre at 9.30am, back about 1pm. Bookings in advance on 01597 810880.

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