Monthly Archives: October 2013

Event: Stand-Up for Timbuktu!

Celebrate Hay-on-Wye’s lasting affinity with the Malian town of Timbuktu with a night of comedy and music! The sounds of mirth will be heard from the Globe at Hay on November 2nd as you celebrate a renewed effort to maintain … Continue reading

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Artist Profile: Sophie Cooper

Biography Sophie Erin Cooper was born in Brecon and grew up in Talybont-On-Usk, recently graduating in Fine Art from Bath Spa University. She is fascinated by mark making and the intricacy that can be achieved with line drawing. Having grown up … Continue reading

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RACHEL PODGER’S 8TH BRECON BAROQUE FESTIVAL

For the eighth successive year, Brecon will be home to some of the world’s finest musicians as musical director Rachel Podger sets the scene for Brecon Baroque Festival’s ‘The Roman Connection,’ four days of outstanding concerts inspired by Classical Rome, … Continue reading

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Wales’ Hotel of the Year targets Best Restaurant award

Llangoed Hall, the newly crowned AA Hotel of the Year for Wales 2014, is hot on the trail of another coveted award – this time for its fine dining. The luxury country house hotel, located in the scenic Wye Valley … Continue reading

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Felin Fach Griffin is Wales’ ‘Dining Pub of the Year’

The Felin Fach Griffin has once again been named ‘Dining Pub of the Year for Wales’ by The Good Pub Guide and here at the Brecon Beacons we couldn’t be more proud! The Griffin has been owned since May 2000 by … Continue reading

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The 9 Best Ways to Hide From the Rain!

Brecon Beacons based activity provider Adventure Britain know a thing or two about keeping people entertained when the skies open up!  Adventure Britain offer team building trips, group and individual activities all over the national park, so when we asked … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween in the Brecon Beacons!

It’s almost time to dig out your scariest mask and pick the perfect pumpkin for Halloween next week! The Brecon Beacons have plenty on so see if you can brave it at these spooky events if you dare…    1. … Continue reading

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The Tempest Sets the Brecon Beacons Ablaze!

The Tempest on Fire This Autumn, Penpont Estate on the banks of the River Usk will be completely transformed as part of one of the most immersive performances of Shakespeare’s The Tempest ever attempted in Wales. From 29th October to … Continue reading

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Forage For Food with Good Day Out.

Step outside and sample nature’s larder this Autumn. Good Day Out invites you to join Adele Nozedar, author of The Hedgerow Handbook, on Sunday 27th October for a leisurely two hour stroll to learn about and collect the edible plants … Continue reading

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The Level Crossing up for Tourism Awards!

A new community enterprise, The Level Crossing, in Llandovery has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards in the 2013 Carmarthenshire Tourism Awards, sponsored by The Carmarthenshire Journal and Llanelli Star! The Level Crossing Community Interest Company operates a hostel, a … Continue reading

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