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Our events programme for the forthcoming year is now available. Pick one up at the Visitor Centre, or download a copy at
More details on following events at: https://www.elanvalley.org.uk/events
Exhibition: Francis Brett Young - Poet, Novelist, Soldier
now to Fri 28 Jun / 10am - 4pm
This exhibition, brought together specially for the Elan Valley Visitor Centre offers a unique insight into the fascinating life and works on writer Francis Brett Young.
Sat 13 Apr - Sat 20 Apr
Events include drawing at night, craft workshops, creative writing, storytelling walk, bush craft and much more. Visit the Elan Valley Events Page for more information.
Trees – an exploration through batik workshop
Sat 13 Apr / 10am - 4pm
Artist Jenny O'Leary will teach you how to use the technique of batik (hot wax resist) to create pieces of work inspired by trees. Please call 01597 810880 to book.
Dam Open Day
Wed 17 Apr / 1 - 4pm
Join our Rangers at one of our big Dam Open Days - an exclusive chance to venture into Pen y Garreg Dam and up to the central tower.
Easter Egg Scramble
Fri 19 Apr to Mon 22 Apr / 10am - 4pm
An Easter Treasure Hunt for the whole family around the Visitor Centre and Cnwch Wood - work together for your chance to win an Easter Egg! £1 per child, no unaccompanied children please.
Blast Off! Bottle Rockets
Wed 24 Apr / 10am - 12 noon & 1 - 3pm
Come along to the Visitor Centre to design, manufacture and launch your own rocket. £3 for materials. Please book in advance on 01597 810880. No unaccompanied children please.
Sat 27 Apr / 2 - 3.30pm
Learn about the history of Caban Coch Dam, the workers’ village and other stories on this easy one mile walk. Meet at the Visitor Centre.