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Annual Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum

Annual Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum

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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".
Date:
30/03/2017
Meet the experts at Blaenavon' Family History Fayre

Meet the experts at Blaenavon' Family History Fayre

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Visitors to this FREE event (on Sat 22nd April) will get expert help in tracing their own family history
Date:
24/03/2017
Blaenavon Easter Activities

Blaenavon Easter Activities

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?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.
Date:
22/03/2017
Blaenavon Heritage Railway

Blaenavon Heritage Railway

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After a well-earned break to allow for maintenance and general repairs, the Railway opens for the 2017 season on 1st April.
Date:
10/03/2017
New Youth Hub for Blaenavon

New Youth Hub for Blaenavon

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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.
Date:
07/03/2017
Earth Hour

Earth Hour

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?Earth Hour is a WWF global event where millions of people turn off their lights for one hour to raise awareness of climate change.
Date:
03/03/2017
Two mining apprentices are being sought to work 300ft underground in a real coal mine

Two mining apprentices are being sought to work 300ft underground in a real coal mine

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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.
Date:
13/01/2017
Meet Valleys Pioneers At The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

Meet Valleys Pioneers At The Blaenavon World Heritage Centre

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Step back in time with us as you meet one of our Valleys pioneers! - Tim!
Date:
13/01/2017
Landmark new production of The Railway Children will use a real locomotive on stage

Landmark new production of The Railway Children will use a real locomotive on stage

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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
Date:
08/01/2017
Tackle the Tumble

Tackle the Tumble

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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?
Date:
05/01/2017
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