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 Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 12th September 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

Mountain Road, footbridge, Tynypistyll Wood
2 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Ray Harvey 01597 810047.

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.

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 17th September 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

Walk around the hafod Estate with waterfalls.
7 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Dave Connelly 01597 810299.

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.

Planetarium Show: The Solar System

Time: 11:00 am
Date: 17th September 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Take a tour of the Solar System with Martin Nelmes from the University of Aberystwyth and their pop-up planetarium!

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Take a tour of the Solar System with Martin Nelmes from the University of Aberystwyth. We will try to put the Solar System into perspective and present some interesting facts about various moons and planets. Plus we will cover some of the recent research by planetary scientists and what it tells us about the Solar System.

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

Places are limited so please book in advance by calling the Visitor Centre on 01597810880.

Shows are free and suitable for all ages!

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 19th September 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

Tynypistyll, Occh Lon, Newhouse
2 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Ray Harvey 01597 810047.

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.

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 26th September 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

Bryntirion Lane, Cefn Coed
2 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Ray Harvey 01597 810047.

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.

Wild Writing Workshop

Time: 10:00 am
Date: 30th September 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Expand the horizons of your creative writing by taking inspiration from the dramatic Elan Valley landscape.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Led by award winning screenwriter Peter Cox - expand the horizons of your creative writing by taking inspiration from the dramatic Elan Valley landscape. No experience necessary, just a burning desire to tell a wild story.

Places are limited so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £20 per person, payable in advance.

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.

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks
Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st October 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

Bleddfa, Glog Hill, The Farm, Nany-y-Cordd
6 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Ray Harvey 01597 810047.

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.

Wacky Welsh Landscapes Workshop with Amanda Skipsey

Time: 10:00 am
Date: 1st October 2017
Location: Elan Valley Visitor Centre
Come and paint a scene of the beautiful Elan Valley in Amanda Skipsey's vibrant style.

Contact(s): Fiona Wase
Tel: 01597 810390

Come and paint a scene of the beautiful Elan Valley in Amanda Skipsey's vibrant style.

Places are limited, so please book in advance on 01597 810880. £30 per person, payable in advance. All materials provided.

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks

Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Evening Walks
Time: 6:15 pm
Date: 3rd October 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

Town walk
1.5 miles
For queries re this walk, contact Ray Harvey 01597 810047.

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.

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