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Winding House
Cross Street
New Tredegar
NP24 6EG

01443 822 666

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The Winding House holds a number of fun, fascinating and family friendly events throughout the year. Come along and discover for yourself!


Events in 2017            

From family fun to creative crafts, from historic talks to gallery trails, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at the Winding House in 2017! Here's what we've got coming up over the next few months.....

Craft club - with a historical twist

Every Friday of the Summer holidays 11m to 12pm.

Easter event      

Book a place on our popular craft club with a historical twist for just £2.50 per child for each session.  Each Friday of the Summer Holidays (11am-12pm) there is a different theme and craft. 

  • Tudor soaps and smells
  • Excavating dinosaurs from ice
  • Making your own Egyptian accessories
  • Creating cardboard tanks
  • Cave art and stone age jewellery

£2.50 per child, but booking is essential. Call 01443 822666 to book your child's place.

Hands on history

Every Wednesday of the Summer holidays. Free activities, no need to book, just drop in between 11 and 1pm.

Children enjoying an activity at the Winding House      

Have a go at these little drop in activities for free.

  • Dustbin archaeology
  • Poo from the past
  • Pens from the past
  • Toys through time
  • Codes and code breaking

The Winding Engine in action

 The Winding Engine The Winding Engine

Engine Running Sat 29th July at 12pm for 10-15 minutes

See the original Victorian winding engine in action!

You will have chance to chat to our volunteers who currently maintain it, as well as ask any questions! Running the engine depends on the availability of our volunteers. Please call to confirm the engine is running prior to your visit. Free entry, booking not required. 01443 822666

The historic winding engine runs on the last Saturday of each month - find out engine running dates for 2017 here

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For more information about any of our events, please call 01443 822666 or email

Find out more about events taking place throughout the County Borough of Caerphilly here.


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The Winding House project was financed by the
European Union's Objective 1 Programme, the Welsh Assembly Goverment
and Caerphilly County Borough Council.

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