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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.
The Railway Children come to Blaenavon Railway
With a truly magical score and wonderful songs, join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on the adventure of a lifetime as they tell the story of how they became The Railway Children at Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway on 27th, 28th, 29th and 31st May 2017.
Christmas light switch-on in Blaenavon
In Blaenavon, the big switch-on will happen on Monday, November 28,in Bethlehem Court, Broad Street at 7pm.
Volunteers sought for cemetery clear up in Blaenavon
Volunteers are being asked to give up some time on Saturday (November 12) to take part in a clear up of the grounds at St Peter's Church in Blaenavon.
The Story of Frost, Williams and Jones - Three Welsh Transported Political Convicts
Join Les James as he talks about his book 'Render the Chartists Defenceless' which relates to the treatment of the three Welsh Chartist leaders following their trials at Monmouth.
Hill Farming Walks
Blaenavon is surrounded by common land and has been for hundreds of years.
Haunted History, Ghost and Fokelore Tours
Blaenavon Ironworks are hosting evening tours with spooky ghost tales, historic folklore and ancient legends.
Free Autumn Lectures at Big Pit National Coal Museum
This October and November sees the return of the popular Autumn Lectures Series at Big Pit.
Welsh Museums Festival
Blaenavon Community Museum (based in Blaenavon Workmen's Hall) will be holding the following FREE events:- TALK: 'Alexander Cordell. His Life and Legacy' by John Harris on Monday 24 October 2016, 7pm at Blaenavon Workmen's Hall- WALK: 'The Darker Side of Blaenavon' by Eifion Lloyd Davies on Thursday 27 October 2016, 6pm meet at Blaenavon Workmen's Hall- TALK: 'Blaenavon and the Supernatural' by John A.H. Evans on Friday 28 October 2016, 7pm at Blaenavon Workmen's Hall
October half-term for spooky science fun!
Techniquest will be visiting the Centre on Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th, from 10am until 5pm each day. Join them in a range of activities including Balancing Broomsticks, Seat of Nails, Rope Trick and a Human Circuit! Activities are suitable for all ages - from children to adults! Free of charge and no booking required.
UNESCO World Heritage Centre
National Lottery Heritage Funding
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