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Area: Powys

Category Local Heritage

'Aims to increase knowledge of the Abbey of Cwmhir in Radnorshire, Powys, Wales where Llywelyn our Last Prince is believed to be buried ... Talks, leaflets, booklets, field trips and other activities, which are open to the public as well as members, to explore the history of Central Wales ... All public lectures will also be recorded and made available on the Web Site.'

'Imagine a place where all dimensions of creativity are nurtured, in a landscape that is beautiful at any season. A place both replenishing and nourishing to the spirit. A place which invigorates the mind, diversifies the intellect and delights the eye. A place which strives to help us all lead fuller and richer lives. Imagine such a unique place, and what it might do for you. Such a place exists at the Bleddfa Centre for the Creative Spirit ... From art exhibitions and excellent coffee and cake, to poetry readings, concerts, yoga classes, retreats, crafting and writing workshops, and lectures by high-profile speakers, we feel sure you will find something to inspire you at Bleddfa.'

'Crickhowell is a picturesque and proudly independent town nestled into the south east edge of the Black Mountains in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The town takes its name from the iron age fort that stood on top of the famous Crug Hywel, also known as Table Mountain ... Book-ish is Crickhowell’s independent book shop, located at the heart of the High Street. Book-ish offers an ecclectic mix of stock with books curated by owner Emma Corfield-Walters sitting alongside staionery, cards, gifts and educational toys. Book-ish are the festival organisers alongside the Dragon Inn and official bookseller for the festival.' Festival held over five days Mid-October.

'One of the worlds’ leading art and literature festivals, bringing readers and writers together to share stories and ideas in events live and online. The festivals inspire, examine and entertain globally, inviting participants to imagine the world as it is and as it might be ... In 1987, the Festival was dreamt up around a kitchen table in the booktown of Hay-on-Wye, Wales. Thirty-five years later, the unique marriage of exacting conversations and entertainment for all ages has travelled to editions in 30 locations, from the historic town of Cartagena in Colombia to the heart of cities in Peru, Mexico, Spain, and the USA.' The Festival in Hay-on-Wye itself is normally held Late May.

Category Powys

Founded 1997: 'We are a friendly get-together of enthusiasts who have an interest in various aspects of geology. We range from complete novices to experts and we meet regularly at 7.15 on the third Wednesday of the month in Newtown, Powys ... We have a programme of lectures and field trips to mines, quarries, river sections and other exposures throughout Mid Wales and the Borders'.

 

Category Powys

Member of the Local History Societies - Mid and West Wales Grouping

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