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'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.
Community Unites to Save Historic Mansion
Members of the Blaenavon community have formed a new group to consider the future of one of the World Heritage Site's most important buildings – the former Beeches Nursing Home. The grade-II listed building has suffered vandalism, fire damage and neglect since closing a decade ago.
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.
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