Events

2019 - 2020

 

May

Butterfly Bonanza - Friday 31st
Butterfly related activities and walks. Drop in event.
Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm
Charge: £1.50
Venue: Aberbargoed Education Centre
No Booking required.

June

The Tragic Love of Romeo and Juliet - Thursday 27th
Ballet Cymru in collaboration with Aberbargoed Primary School are presenting professional ballet,
clog dancing, fearsome fights all set against the beautiful backdrop of Parc Cwm Darran.
Time: 6pm - 7.30pm
Charge: £5 adult / £3 children and OAP's
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran Amphitheatre
Please call Blackwood Miners Institute on 01495 227206 to book tickets. (£1 online booking fee)

July

Pond Dip & Art Attack - Friday 26th
Explore the minibeasts lurking in the ponds.
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Charge: £3
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 875557.

August

Pond Safari - Thursday 1st
Explore the hidden depths of our pond and get up close to the creatures
that live there. Then get creative with our pond creature craft session.
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm (3 sessions)
Venue: Education Centre, Parc Penallta
Charge: £3
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 816853.

Bug Chugs and Art Attack - Friday 2nd
Create your own minibeast hotel.
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Charge: £5
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 875557

Dreamcatchers - Thursday 8th
Let your artistic side and imagination run wild as you design and make
your own dreamcatcher (may not be suitable for the very young).
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Charge: £3
Venue: Education Centre, Parc Penallta
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 816853

Bells & Whistles and Art Attacks - Friday 9th
Create you own bells and whistles
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Charge: £3
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 875557

Sultan's Treasure Trail - Thursday 15th
Collect your treasure map from the Education Centre before setting off around the
park solving puzzles and clues as you go in search of the hidden treasure!
Time: 10am - 12.30pm
Charge: £1.50
Venue: Education Centre, Parc Penallta
No booking required.

Butterfly Feeders and Art Attack - Friday 16th
Help feed your local butterflies by creating a butterfly feeders to hang in your garden.
Time: 12pm - 3pm
Charge: £3
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 875557

Mini Beast Mayhem - Thursday 22nd
Explore the extraordinary life in the undergrowth from the creepy crawlies
to the beautiful butterflies.
Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Charge: £1.50
Venue: Education Centre, Parc Penallta
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 816853

Pen-y-Fan Pond Great Outdoor Event - Friday 23rd
Outdoor adventure activities, with canoeing, rock climbing, bushcraft skills
and arts and craft. For more information please call 01443 864201.
Time: 11am - 3pm
Charge: £5 for outdoor activities
Venue: Pen-y-Fan Pond
No booking required

Night Time Nature - Thursday 29th
Join us on a evening walk around the park to see what wild life we can find as the
sunsets!
Charge: £1.50
Time: 7.30pm - 10pm
Venue: Education Centre, Parc Penallta
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 816853.

Pottery Fun and Art Attack - Friday 30th
Have a go at making (on a potter's wheel) and decorating your own plant
pot with help from an artist.
Charge: £5 per go
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Venue: Parc Cwm Darran
Booking is essential. Please call 01443 816853

September

Picnic in the Park - Saturday 14th
Celebrate autumn by bringing a picic and join us for fun and games at the Riverside Park.
Free food drinks and shelter will be provided. Come rain or shine there will be fun for
all the family. Parking is available off the Pant Glas Industrial Estate Road.
Time: 12pm - 4pm
Venue: Riverside Park, Trethomas
No booking required. For more information please call 01443 816853.

 

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