The Valleys

News Archive

  • 21/06/2017 Workers GalleryBased 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. Read article
  • 6/06/2017 Nantgarw PorcelainNantgarw Chinaworks plans to recreate the famous porcelain that was only made at Nantgarw for four years - could you help?Read article
  • 4/04/2017 Great Shows at our TheatresLive entertainment featuring some of the biggest names in comedy and music are set to appear on stage in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Read article
  • 30/03/2017 New season at Lido PontyLido Ponty, the National Lido of Wales, is all set launch its 2017 season and will open to the public on Saturday, April 8. Read article
  • 28/03/2017 Fun for all the Family this EasterAn Easter Egg-stravaganza takes place next month at Rhondda Heritage Park, the Museum of Welsh Mining. Read article
  • 26/03/2017 Family HistoryBlaenavon 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.Read article
  • 21/03/2017 Torfaen EasterJoin 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. Read article
  • 14/03/2017 Y Galeri 2017New exhibition by Mark Youd.Read article
  • 23/01/2017 BardA 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.Read article
  • 19/01/2017 Food Adventures in WalesFOOD 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.Read article
  • 5/01/2017 Big Pit ApprenticeBig Pit is introducing a new apprenticeship scheme aimed at providing the next generation of staff for the world-famous mining museum. Read article
  • 4/01/2017 New attraction for Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017An exciting new simulator ride is set to open at Rhondda Heritage Park in 2017, enhancing the already popular Black Gold Experience. Read article
  • 12/12/2016 Big Pit ChristmasWant to see something different this Christmas? Ever thought that Father Christmas only went down chimneys? Think again!Read article
  • 8/12/2016 Nos GalanAll 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.Read article
  • 25/11/2016 Valleys PioneerAn 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.Read article
  • 21/11/2016 RHP SantaPlanning 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.Read article
  • 4/11/2016 John FrostA FREE Lecture at Big Pit National Coal Museum, Saturday 12 November, 1.30pm.Read article

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