Blaenavon World Heritage Centre and Library
Join us at the Blaenavon World Heritage Centre & Library for frightfully fun family activities over the Halloween half term.
Tuesday 31st Oct – Sun 5th Nov
Tuesday & Wednesday – Halloween Crafts. £1 entry. Thursday – Animal handling with lizards, snakes & more. £1 entry. Thursday – Story & Craft session in the Library at 2.30pm (pre-booking required). Free entry
Halloween Treasure Hunt – all week. £1 entry.
Telephone: 01495 742333 www.visitblaenavon.co.uk
Pontypool and Blaenavon Heritage Railway
Ghost Train – 28th to 31st October
The darker nights of Autumn mean it’s time for pumpkins and witches at the railway. Our ghost train will now be running for 4 evenings from 28th to 31st October. There is a standard fare of £6 and trains run from 4pm until about 9pm. Come dressed to scare for ghoulish games, foul food tasting and other frights. This event is always very popular so come early.
Our Santa Special trains are filling up already this year – visit our website for details of how to book your seats on our website
Halloween and Haunted Tours
We have a “Spooky Halloween Day” 28th & 29th October, children’s spooky Halloween trail with a prize for the first 100 to complete the trail. Free for all.
Haunted History and Folklore Evening Tours, 29 Oct, 1st Nov & 3rd Nov. 7pm – 9pm with spooky tales, historic folklore and ancient legends! Suitable for adults only. £10 per ticket.
Book via the Ironworks shop, 01495 792615, book early to avoid disappointment, more details available.
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Family of Blaenavon and Family of Miners Exhibition 1 September 17 – 28 January 2018, 9.30am-5.00pm
Two photographic exhibitions by Walter Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion, mining and youth in Blaenavon from the 1970s onwards.
*Family of Blaenafon available Mondays-Fridays only. Free Entry, Suitable for all – website
Blaenavon Christmas Cracker 2017 – Save the Date
Blaenavon Christmas Cracker will take place on Saturday 9th December 2017. The Town Council has provided extra funds for the Town Team to ensure the Christmas Event takes place this year. There will be Santa plus other child centred activities, stalls and the popular Go-Karts from last year. More details to follow.
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