Events

2017 - 2018
 

The Global warming Creative Dance/Poetry/Music event at Parc Cwm Darran on Friday 6th July, will not be going ahead as planned due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for the inconvenience caused by this.

Family fun at our country parks

 

 

 
 
MAY

 

 

Butterfly Identification Event - Thursday 31th

Butterfly related activities and walks.
Drop in events no booking required.
Charge: £1.50
Time: 10.30am - 14.30pm  
Venue: Aberbargoed Education Centre and Site
 
 
JUNE

 

"Cinderella" - dance performance Ballet Cymru and local schools - Friday 8th

Ballet Cymru will be delivering another exciting performance with children from
local primary schools based on the story of Cinderalla.
Booking is essential for this event.
Please phone 01495 227206.
For more information please contact 01443 864201.
Time: 6pm - 7.30pm  
Charge: £10 for adults and £5 for children £5 for OAP's.
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran Amphitheatre
 
 

"Romeo and Juliet and Midsummers Night Dream" - Wednesday 13th

In collaboration with "Kidsinmuseum" project with pupils of Aberbargoed School.
Booking is essential for this event. Please phone Blackwood Miners
on 01495 227206.
Time: 6pm - 7pm  
Charge: £5 for adults and free for children
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran Amphitheatre

 

 
JULY

 

The Global warming Creative Dance/Poetry/Music event at Parc Cwm Darran on Friday 6th July, will not be going ahead as planned due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologise for the inconvenience caused by this.
 

Wildflower Pottery Event - Wednesday 25th

Get your hands dirty with throwing pots and in printing wildflowers onto the pots.
Booking is essential for this event.
Please phone Parc Cwm Darran on 01443 875557.
Time: 12pm - 3pm  
Charge: £5
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran

 

Pond Dipping - Friday 27th

Explore the creatures which lurk in the ponds of Parc Cwm Darran.
You may find many minibeasts which are alive and kicking.
Booking is essential for this event.
Please phone Parc Cwm Darran on 01443 875557.
Time: 12pm - 3pm  
Charge: £3
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran

 

 
AUGUST

 

Bug Chugs - Friday 3rd

Create your own minibeast hotel out of wood.
Booking is essential for this event.
Please phone Parc Cwm Darran on 01443 875557.
Time: 12pm - 3pm  
Charge: £5
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran Patio and Visitor Centre
 
 

Pond Safari - Monday 6th

Explore the hidden depths of our pond and get up close to the creature
that the there. Then get creative in the Education Centre with pond
creature craft sessions. Dipping sessions take place every half hour.
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 11am - 3pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

Bee-tastic - Tuesday 7th

You'll be "buzzing" as you find out more about our fantastic bumblebees
through a variety of games, activities and crafts.
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 11am - 3pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

 

Sultan's Treasure Trail - Wednesday 8th

Collect your treasure map and set off around the park solving puzzles
and clues as you go in search of the hidden treasures!
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 11am - 3pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

 

Night Time Nature - Wednesday 8th

Join us on an evening walk around the park to see what
wildlife we can find as the day draws to an end.
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 7.30pm - 10pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

 

Sultan's Survival Skills - Thursday 9th

Learn some simple skills to help you survive in the wild. Enjoy a
hot chocolate and melted marshmallow if you manage to get you fire lit!
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

 

Minibeast Mayhem -  Friday 10th

Explore the extraordinary life in the undergrowth from the creepy crawlies
to the beautiful butterflies. Exploring done, there's still time to make
your very crafty creature.
Booking is essential for this event.
For further information phone 01443 816853.
Time: 11am - 3pm  
Charge: £1.50 per person
Venue: Parc Penallta Education Centre
 

 

Wooden Giants - Friday 17th

Get creative with creating your own wooden giants from wood.
Take these giant puppets home to play with.
Booking is essential for this event.
Please phone Parc Cwm Darran on 01443 875557.
Time: 12pm - 3pm  
Charge: £5
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran Patio and Visitor Centre
 

 

Pen-y-fan Pond Great Outdoor Event - Friday 24th

Outdoor adventure activities with canoeing, rock climbing,
bushcraft skills and arts and crafts. 
No need to book for this event.
For more information about this event please
phone 01443 864201.
Time: 11am - 3pm
Charge: £5 for activities
Venue: Pen-y-fan Pond Country Park
 
 

Family Cycle Treasure Trail - Thursday 30th

Collect your treasure trail map from Full Moon Cottage and enjoy a
family self-led cycle along the traffic-free and flat paths of Sirhowy
Valley Country Park (one short steep section that may have an
occasional car on it).
Booking is essential for this event.
Time: 11.30am - 2.30pm (Takes around 2hrs)  
Charge: £1.50
Venue: Sirhowy Country Park Car Park
 
 
SEPTEMBER

 

 

Picnic in the Park - Saturday 8th

Celebrate autumn by bringing a picnic and join us for fun and games
at the Riverside Park in Trethomas. The picnic will be held in the middle
of the park in the big meadow. Free drinks and food will be provided.
As it an outside event, please bring suitable clothing. Parking is available
off the Plas Glas Industrial Estate Road.
No need to book for this event.
For more information about this event please phone 01443 816853.
Time: 12pm - 4pm  
No charge for this event
Venue: Riverside Park Trethomas

 

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