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New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit

New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit

Description:
Comparing life at the coal mine in Japan and Wales. New exhibition by Japanese artist opens at Big Pit
Date:
17/09/2019
Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding

Description:
Blaenavon World Heritage Site to be awarded £180,000 from Valleys Taskforce funding
Date:
17/09/2019
Do you fancy being an environmental champion?

Do you fancy being an environmental champion?

Description:
If you want to get hands on experience of helping the environment with an opportunity to meet new friends, then we have the group for you. The Torfaen Greener Cleaner group work together to litter pick the borough and work in partnership with organisations such as Keep Wales Tidy.
Date:
07/08/2019

YouTube video captures the history and heritage of Blaenavon

Description:
The first in a series of powerful exhibitions has been created by young people of Blaenavon to showcase its' history and heritage
Date:
26/07/2019
Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award

Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award

Description:
Torfaen CBC achieves international Green Flag Award. Flags will be flying at Cwmbran Boating Lakes, Garn Lakes, Panteg Park and Pontypool Park in recognition of their excellent facilities and commitment to delivering great quality green space.
Date:
17/07/2019
Roger Lewis Amgueddfa Cymru's new President visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

Roger Lewis Amgueddfa Cymru's new President visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

Description:
Roger Lewis' appointment as President of Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales is the latest in a career dominated by music, media, sport, arts and business. Over the past 40 years, he has held senior executive positions at the BBC, ITV, Classic FM, EMI, Decca and the WRU.
Date:
05/07/2019
A Father's Day FEASTival Treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum

A Father's Day FEASTival Treat at Big Pit National Coal Museum

Description:
On Sunday16th June, 11am-4pm, Big Pit will be holding a very special Father's Day event. In partnership with Taste of Torfaen and Cotyledon Markets more than 40 food, drink and craft stalls will be taking part in the Father's Day FEASTival.
Date:
09/06/2019
Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism visits Big Pit National Coal Museum

Description:
Big Pit National Coal Museum, located in the Blaenavon World Heritage Site, continues to be a popular visitor destination, and on Monday 13 May, it was visited by the Deputy Minister for Culture and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas.
Date:
05/06/2019
World Heritage Day to go ahead with residents' – and Town Council - support

World Heritage Day to go ahead with residents' – and Town Council - support

Description:
For the first time in its almost 20-year history, Blaenavon World Heritage Day is being organised entirely by local residents.
Date:
10/05/2019
Blaenavon Customer Service Is Moving

Blaenavon Customer Service Is Moving

Description:
Blaenavon Customer Service is relocating on Tuesday 7th May 2019 from the World Heritage Centre to the Blaenavon Resource Centre on Middle Coed Cae Road
Date:
01/05/2019
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