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Sunday 8th April 2018 (10:00-17:00)

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Man Engine

Tickets to see the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine when it begins its grand tour of Wales in Blaenavon are now available.

The huge mechanical puppet, which resembles a giant miner, is set to visit Blaenavon for a day of celebration on Sunday 8 April.

The Man Engine will start its journey at Big Pit before traveling via the Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate to the main event at Blaenavon Ironworks, which will feature choirs, brass bands and theatrics.

Timings are as follows:

  • Big Pit Museum: 11am – 1pm
  • Parade through Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate: 1pm – 2pm
  • Blaenavon Ironworks: 2:30pm – 4pm

The event at the Big Pit Museum and the parade through the Gilchrist Estate are free and un-ticketed. Tickets for the Ironworks are £3 and can be booked via www.ticketsource.co.uk

Further details on parking and transport will be announced in due course.

The Man Engine is designed to celebrate the rich mining heritage of south Wales and each stop on the Man Engine’s tour of Wales will offer bespoke spectacles, from gripping theatrics and nostalgic choral renditions, to traditional Welsh storytelling.

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