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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - 1-23 SeptemberWales Valleys Walking Festival - 1-23 SeptemberTake a peek
Porthcawl Elvis Festival - 28-30 SeptemberPorthcawl Elvis Festival - 28-30 SeptemberTake a peek
Open Doors - throughout SeptemberOpen Doors - throughout SeptemberTake a peek
Never a dull day

Our communities have a strong and vibrant cultural life, born of shared experiences in the industrial days of old.

The Valleys of south Wales are a place where people matter - a place where people get together for all kinds of festivals and events.  There's an annual programme, from our famous Nos Galan Road Race which welcomes in the New Year, to atmospheric Christmas festivities. And in the months in between there's a whole host of craft fairs, heritage days and historical re-enactments, and festivals that celebrate everything from food to literature and music to walking in our great outdoors.

Come along and join in!


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Wales Valleys Walking Festival

Across The Valleys,

01 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

A month long festival of brilliant guided walks across the Valleys.

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From Mine to Museum Exhibition

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Blaenafon

01 September 2018 - 30 December 2018

As Big Pit celebrates its 35th Anniversary, this exhibition traces the history of Big Pit as it tra...

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Family of Miners

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Big Pit Amgueddfa Lofaol Cymru, Blaenafon,

01 September 2018 - 30 December 2018

A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 197...

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The Welsh Rockabilly Fair

Hi Tide, Porthcawl,

21 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

The biggest rockabilly party in Wales returns to Hi Tide Inn this September. Visitors can expect a ...

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Open Doors - The Hetty Colliery Engine House

The Hetty Pit Engine House, Gyfeillion Road, Hopkinstown, Pontypridd

22 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

This is the winding engine house of the Hetty Pit of the Great Western Colliery. It contains the or...

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Open Doors - St Cein's Church

St Cein's Church, Llangeinor,

22 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

St Cein's is set in the midst of the Llangeinor conservation area. It is Norman-built church restor...

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Cancelled! Wales Valleys Walking Festival - Garw Valley Circular Walk

Parc Calon Lan, Blaengarw, Bridgend,

23 September 2018

A circular walk starting and ending at Parc Calon Lan, Blaengarw. The walk encompasses both sides o...

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Open Doors - The Barn at Ruperra Home Farm

Ruperra Home Farm,

23 September 2018

The focus of interest in this visit is the 17th century ruined castle of Ruperra. It is privately o...

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The Parkway's Annual Wedding Fayre

Parkway Hotel and Spa, Cwmbran Drive, Cwmbran,

23 September 2018

The wedding event of the year.

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Stuffed Pickled & Pinned: 50 Wonders of Nature in Welsh Museums

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Gallery, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil,

28 September 2018 - 30 September 2018

Museums across Wales house some amazing natural treasures. This exhibition shows just a fraction of...

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