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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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Celebration of Welsh Contemporary Painting: 6 Artists

RedHouse, Old Town Hall, Merthyr Tydfil,

16 August 2019 - 23 September 2019

The second CoWCP 2019 exhibition in Redhouse, featuring six Wales based artists: Jacqueline Alke...

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Open Doors - Llancaiach Fawr Manor

Llancaiach Fawr Manor, Gelligaer Road, Nelson, Treharris

17 September 2019 - 20 September 2019

Semi fortified gentry manor house in the Glamorgan uplands built c 1550 (according to recent Time T...

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Golden Melodies with Craig and Jason

The Met , Mitre Street , Abertillery,

18 September 2019

We are delighted to welcome Craig James and Jason Price back to The Met, to entertain us all with a...

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Open Doors - Canolfan Soar

Canolfan Soar, Pontmorlais, Merthyr Tydfil,

19 September 2019

Canolfan Soar is a bi-lingual welsh heritage cultural centre, that houses a café, book-shop, and th...

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The Welsh Rockabilly Fair

Hi Tide, Porthcawl,

20 September 2019 - 22 September 2019

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

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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - Ebbw Fawr Trail

Llanhilleth Railway Station, Commercial Street, Llanhilleth,

20 September 2019

Inaugeral walk along the Ebbw Fawr Trail. Taking in sites from our industrial past and catching up ...

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Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Gallery, Brecon Road,

21 September 2019

September 21 – Open Doors 2019 Event: Remnants of War As one war ended 100 years ago another one ...

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Open Doors - Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Park, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil,

21 September 2019

Cyfarthfa Castle was once the home of the Crawshay family, Cyfarthfa Ironmasters. From 1910 the bui...

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Open Doors - The Hetty Colliery Engine House

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

21 September 2019 - 22 September 2019

The winding engine house, headgear and fanhouse are the only surviving buildings of the Great Weste...

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Wales Valleys Walking Festival - Castle to Castle

Cyfarthfa Castle and Park, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil,

21 September 2019

Follow in weatherman Derek Brockway’s footsteps and discover Masters of Iron, Medieval Marcher Lord...

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