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Based in Ynyshir, near Porth in the Rhondda, South Wales the Workers Gallery has developed a reputation for local, national and international art. It is especially recognised for its achievements because it purposefully operates without any public or grant funding.
Nantgarw Chinaworks plans to recreate the famous porcelain that was only made at Nantgarw for four years - could you help?
Great Shows at our Theatres
Live entertainment featuring some of the biggest names in comedy and music are set to appear on stage in Rhondda Cynon Taf.
New season at Lido Ponty
Lido Ponty, the National Lido of Wales, is all set launch its 2017 season and will open to the public on Saturday, April 8.
Fun for all the Family this Easter
An Easter Egg-stravaganza takes place next month at Rhondda Heritage Park, the Museum of Welsh Mining.
Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall will host a unique, one-day FREE Family History Fayre on Saturday 22nd April, with a wealth of activities, talks and exhibitions all aimed at sharing some of Blaenavon’s rich history – including some of the legends of the industrial age, and give visitors a chance to get expert help in tracing their own genealogy.
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. From Tuesday 11th April to Friday 21st April 11am – 4pm take part in our Easter Egg Hunt, use the picture clues to find the eggs placed around the centre and its grounds to solve the puzzle and win a prize. £1 per entry.
Y Galeri 2017
New exhibition by Mark Youd.
A FREE exhibition celebrating the Land of Bards and Singers is open at Rhondda Heritage Park, the Museum of Welsh Mining, until the end of March.
Food Adventures in Wales
FOOD Adventure has teamed up with BBC Food and Farming Best Producer for the UK 2016/17 Charcutier Ltd to offer some uniquely tasty opportunities to learn about butchery and charcuterie in 2017.
Big Pit Apprentice
Big Pit is introducing a new apprenticeship scheme aimed at providing the next generation of staff for the world-famous mining museum.
New attraction for Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017
An exciting new simulator ride is set to open at Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017, enhancing the already popular Black Gold Experience.
Big Pit Christmas
Want to see something different this Christmas? Ever thought that Father Christmas only went down chimneys? Think again!
All roads will quite literally lead to Mountain Ash this New Year’s Eve, with more than 1,500 people set to take part in the annual Nos Galan Road Races.
An exciting new campaign by ‘The Valleys That Changed The World’ project is about to hit industrial heritage sites in the Valleys. Aimed at taking visitors on an adventure - it uses photo-boards and social media to engage people with ‘pioneers’ from the Industrial Revolution.
Planning on taking the children to visit Father Christmas? Come along to our Santa’s Toy Mine at Rhondda Heritage Park, where a magical adventure awaits you around every corner.
A FREE Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum, Saturday 12 November, 1.30pm.
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