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Meet Valleys Pioneers At The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre
Step back in time with us as you meet one of our Valleys pioneers! - Tim!
Two mining apprentices are being sought to work 300ft underground in a real coal mine
The age of coal in South Wales may be long gone but a new generation of miners is still being sought in the Valleys. One of Britain's top museums is on the hunt for two mining apprentices to ensure visitors can safely enjoy its unique experience. Big Pit National Coal Museum has launched an apprenticeship scheme to provide a new generation of staff for the industrial heritage museum in Blaenavon, near Pontypool.
Landmark new production of The Railway Children will use a real locomotive on stage
It's full steam ahead for a landmark new production of The Railway Children. Staged at the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway, it will signal a first for Welsh theatregoers as it will be the very first time in Wales a real steam locomotive has been used in a stage adaptation of E Nesbit's classic book
Pioneering marketing campaign
An exciting new campaign by 'The Valleys That Changed The World' project is about to hit industrial heritage sites in the Valleys.
Blaenavon Workmen's Hall - venue for hire
The Workmen's Hall is an excellent venue for meetings, conferences, small exhibitions, wedding receptions, social events and group activities.
Tackle the Tumble
The South Wales Valleys are well known for their spectacular cycling hills and climbs and we're setting you a challenge as part the Year of Legends here in Wales. Why not Tackle theTumble with our Tumble Challenge?
Father Christmas arrives in style at Big Pit National Coal Museum
Father Christmas arrives in style at Big Pit National Coal MuseumWant to see something different this Christmas? Ever thought that Father Christmas only went down chimneys? Think again!
The Valleys That Changed The World
AN INTERACTIVE new project has launched in the former industrial heritage sites in the Valleys including Blaenavon.
'Blessing of the Crib' ceremony and festive light switch-on
HUNDREDS of residents flocked to Blaenavon tonight as part of the town's big festive light switch-on.
Blaenavon World Heritage Site Represents UK at European Association of World Heritage
In October this year Blaenavon World Heritage Site was given the privilege of representing the UK at the European World Heritage Association at their 2nd annual meeting in Segovia, Spain after achieving national success and recognition for their work on youth engagement.
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