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The sun was shining down on us yesterday as we held our first Father's Day Food FEASTival at Big Pit. The event was a collaboration between National Museum's Wales and CreaTe, Torfaen's Rural Development Programme.
Blaenavon Craft Shop and Post Office Nominated
A BUSINESS in Torfaen is celebrating after being nominated for two industry awards.
Britain's oldest Mayoress
Britain's oldest mayoress has proudly returned to the role for the second time – at the grand old age of 93. Dedicated Councillor Phyllis Roberts is putting on her mayoral chains once again – 47 years after she first held the title.
Voice star to play Blaenavon's World Heritage Day
Singer-song writer Tobias Robertson, who featured on the 2016 season of The Voice, will play Blaenavon as part of World Heritage Day on Saturday 24 June.
Father's Day FEASTival @ Big Pit
On Sunday 18th June, 11am – 4pm, Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and Create, Torfaen's rural development programme will host a Father's Day FEASTival at Blaenavon's Big Pit.
Annual Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum
Annual Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum with guest speaker Rhodri Morgan, former First Minister of Wales.Rhodri Morgan will deliver this year's Annual Lecture at Big Pit on Saturday 8th April at 1.30pm entitled "Wales – The Coal Era and the Post Coal Era".
Meet the experts at Blaenavon' Family History Fayre
Visitors to this FREE event (on Sat 22nd April) will get expert help in tracing their own family history
Blaenavon Easter Activities
?Join us at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library throughout the Easter holidays where there will be lots of activities to keep all the family occupied.
Blaenavon Heritage Railway
After a well-earned break to allow for maintenance and general repairs, the Railway opens for the 2017 season on 1st April.
New Youth Hub for Blaenavon
Blaenavon's Neon Youth club is ready to launch a new youth hub for Blaenavon after being successful in gaining over £230,000 from the Big Lottery Fund. The three year project, based at the Doorway facility on Broad Street will provide services for over 600 young people over the next three years.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
National Lottery Heritage Funding
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