Monthly Archives: September 2011

Walk Wednesday: The Llangattock and a Perched Bog!

EXPLORING THE AMAZING LLANGATTOCK ESCARPMENT If you’re ever around Crickhowell or in the south east part of the Brecon Beacons national park then this weeks Walk Wednesday is ideal for you. Here’s another walk by the man that knows everything … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Special Offers

Special Offers – 27th September 2011 – Accommodation offers from around the Brecon Beacons. Imagine, long, leisurely walks exploring the beautiful Breconshire countryside and then returning home to a roaring fire.  Aberhyddnant Farm Holiday Cottages are offering short breaks for their … Continue reading

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A Very Welsh and Brecon Beacons Event – this weekend.

A Very Welsh Event: The Llandovery Sheep Festival.  Now in its second year, a unique festival celebrating everything Welsh is taking place in the town of Llandovery in the Western Brecon Beacons.  The Llandovery sheep festival will take place on the last weekend in … Continue reading

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Walk Wednesday: IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF TOMMY JONES… AND BEYOND!

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF TOMMY JONES… AND BEYOND! A great Walking Wednesday, covering a tragic tale along a challenging route.  Kevin Walker the saviour of Walking Wednesday is back to give detailed account of a great walk! The poignant story … Continue reading

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News from Erwood Station Craft Centre and Gallery

Michael Hardwick Exhibition at Erwood Station The art exhibition by painter Michael Hardwick is set to continue throughout the month of October at Erwood Station Craft Centre and Gallery, featuring dramatic scenes that capture the mood of stormy skies over … Continue reading

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Fancy a Bite this Weekend? The Abergavenny Food Festival…

The Abergavenny Food Festival 17- 18th September 2011. This weekend sees the opening of the Abergavenny Food Festival.  Here’s Brecon Beacons tourism insider knowledge of the Abergavenny Food Festival. In the words of the Abergavenny Food Festival… What makes a … Continue reading

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Have you seen so many harps in one place?

HARP SUMMER SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS By Carys Glynn It looked as if angels were about to descend upon Theatr Brycheiniog last Saturday evening (3 September) as twenty six harps lined the stage in readiness for what turned out to be a … Continue reading

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Walking Wednesday – Coed Taf Fawr and Garwnant Forest Visitor Centre.

Coed Taf Fawr and Garwnant Forest Visitor Centre. Today’s Walking Wednesday comes from holiday accommodation favourite’s Brecon Beacons Holiday Cottages.  It’s a simple circular walk through the Coed Taf Fawr Forest and starts at the Garwnant Forest Park Visitor Centre. They’ve … Continue reading

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Brecon Opens it Doors, Open Door Week

Open Doors (European Heritage Days) 2011 In 2011 Brecon will be taking part for the first time in ‘Open Doors’, the largest annual free celebration of architecture and heritage held in Wales.  Open Doors gives members of the public free … Continue reading

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Charity Busk on Top of the Highest Peak in Southern Britain!

Oxjam Brecon Charity Montain Busk raises £1000 Oxjam Brecon staged a charity busk on the top of Pen-Y-Fan on Sunday 28th August with an estimated 50 volunteers and buskers broadcasting their support for Oxfam GB.  The weekend event raised circa … Continue reading

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