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Events

What's on in Rhayader

Rhayader hosts a variety of events all year round, ranging from Carnival week, Round the lakes races, cycling events, arts exhibitions and many more. However, due to the current restrictions as a result of the Covid pandemic, the events calendar is very limited at this moment in time.

Please check back shortly for updates.

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Rhayader Walkers - Tuesday Walks

29.03.22 - 04.10.22

A range of walks on a Tuesday between March 2022 and October 2022. Come and join a fun group exploring Mid Wales.

It is suggested that walkers carry food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and the season. For all walks,except where stated differently, please meet at the Leisure Centre Car Park at least 5 minutes before the starting time . Dogs must be kept under close control at all times. Routes alter if weather conditions are inclement or for any other reason at the leader’s discretion. Contact Alan Austin.

Dark Lane, Rhayader
07791775612
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Rhayader Walkers - Sunday Walks

12.06.22 - 30.10.22

A range of walks on a Sunday between May 2022 and October 2022. Come and join a fun group exploring Mid Wales.

It is suggested that walkers carry food and drink and wear footwear and clothing appropriate to the terrain and the season. For all walks, except where stated differently, please meet at the Leisure Centre Car Park at least 5 minutes before the starting time. Dogs must be kept under close control at all times. Routes alter if weather conditions are inclement or for any other reason at the leader’s discretion. Contact Alan Austin.

Dark Lane, Rhayader
07791775612
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Elan Valley Dam Open Days - Summer Holidays

19.07.22 - 30.08.22

Join our Rangers at one of our Dam Open Days during the Summer Holidays - 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.

Sessions are available throughout the summer holidays.

Elan Valley Trail, Rhayader
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Nature Talk and Draw - Bees

13.08.22 - 13.08.22

Learn about your local Bees, and then draw them! No artistic ability required - art materials, support and refreshments included.

East Street, Rhayader
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Explore and Draw @ Rhos Pasture

23.08.22 - 23.08.22

Join in with creative activities led by artist Rebecca Finney and find out more about the natural history of the rhos.

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Beginners Navigation - Elan Valley

05.09.22 - 05.09.22

Join Terry Smith for a hands-on day of map and compass reading.

Elan Valley Trail, Rhayader
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Look Across Wales

06.09.22 - 06.09.22

A moderate 7 mile walk with one off track grassland section and steep downslope. Starting at Dol y Mynach car park, we walk up the Rhiwnant Valley and make our way to the track heading towards the highest point on the Elan Estate, Drygarn Fawr, at 641m above sea level.

Rhayader
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Hwyl Ar Y Foel

07.09.22 - 07.09.22

An undulating circular hill walk of some 7.5 miles beginning with a visit to the WWII pillboxes and continuing to the summit cairn and slopes of Y Foel and surrounds. In clear weather the views are spectacular. Please bring a packed lunch. Meet at Coed y Foel Car Park, SN 914645.

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Rhayader
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Nature Talk and Draw - Freshwater Habitats

10.09.22 - 10.09.22

Learn about your local Freshwater Habitats, and then draw their many fascinating occupants. No artistic ability required!

East Street, Rhayader
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Explore and Draw @ Rhos Pasture October

11.10.22 - 11.10.22

Join in with creative activities led by artist Rebecca Finney and find out more about the natural history of the rhos.

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Nature Talk and Draw - Fungi

15.10.22 - 15.10.22

Learn about your local Fungi, and then draw them! No artistic ability required - support, materials and refreshments provided.

East Street, Rhayader
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RWAS Winter Fair

28.11.22 - 29.11.22

As one of the finest prime stock shows in Europe, the Royal Welsh Winter Fair draws crowds from far and wide to enjoy two-days packed full of competitions, festivities and Christmas shopping.

After a two year break due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Society was delighted to welcome back visitors to the Showground in November for the return of the Winter Fair.

We look forward to seeing you at the next Winter Fair being held on 28 – 29 November 2022!

A483, Llanelwedd
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Nature Talk and Draw - Fossils

10.12.22 - 10.12.22

Learn about your local Fossils, and then draw them! No artistic ability required - support, materials and refreshments provided.

East Street, Rhayader
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Explore and Draw @ Rhos Pasture January 2023

17.01.23 - 17.01.23

Join in with creative activities led by artist Rebecca Finney and find out more about the natural history of the rhos.

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