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MyWelshpool, in partnership with Mid Wales Tourism, hope you find this listing of local events useful. If you know of any events that would benefit from being listed here then please email mwt@mywelshpool.co.uk with the details.

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Festive Afternoon tea,  Powis Castle
Enjoy a luxurious menu of sweet and savoury delights including; mini sandwiches, pigs in blankets, mini Yorkshire pudding with a creamy leek filling, lemon posset, mince pies, mini tiffin, mini fruit scone with jam and cream and of course, a slice of Christmas cake. If you're feeling extra indulgent, why not add a glass of prosecco or mulled wine to proceedings? Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 01-12-2018
End Date: 23-12-2018
Open Times: 10:00 to 16:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: sian.knowles@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
12 Crafts of Christmas - Vegan chocolate workshop,  Powis Castle
There are lots of lovely chocolates you can make to gift to vegan family and friends this Christmas. We'll be joined by an expert from Coco Pzazz who will teach you everything you need to know to make a range of delicious vegan treats. In this workshop you'll learn to make both hand rolled vegan truffles and high cocoa content dark chocolate bars, all with vegan-friendly toppings. You'll also learn to flavour dark chocolate using natural spices and extracts. Lunch (which will of course be vegan) is also included. Booking essentail - call 01938 551928.
Start Date: 14-12-2018
End Date: 14-12-2018
Open Times: 11:00 to 13:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551928
Email: Kathryn.Greatorex@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Illuminated Gardens,  Powis Castle
Brighten up your dark winter nights with a stroll around our spectacular illuminated formal gardens, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to fill you with festive cheer! The Castle, Courtyard Restaurant, Gift Shop and Christmas Shop will be open until 9pm. Last admission to both the castle and the garden 8pm. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 14-12-2018
End Date: 16-12-2018
Open Times: 17:00 to 21:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/
 
Breakfast with Father Christmas,  Powis Castle
Enjoy a delicious cooked breakfast before listening to Father Christmas read his favourite festive story. Each child will also receive a Christmas gift to take away. This event is aimed at children aged 3 and upward. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 15-12-2018
End Date: 16-12-2018
Open Times: 09:00 to 10:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: sian.knowles@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Meeting Father Christmas is one of the experiences that makes the festive period so magical. Bring along your family and as well as adding a bit of sparkle to your Yuletide, you'll be doing your bit to support ongoing conservation work at Powis. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 15-12-2018
End Date: 16-12-2018
Open Times: 11:00 to 16:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 0344 249 1895
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
12 Christmas Crafts - Christmas chocolate workshop,  Powis Castle
There's nothing quite like making your own delicious festive treats to get you in the Christmas spirit. Whether you're making them for visitors or to gift to friends and loved ones, we'll teach you everything you need to know to impress! Experts from Coco Pzazz will teach you to everything you need to know to produce a selection of traditional Christmas chocolates including decorated French mendiants finished with edible gold leaf, and decorated flavoured chocolate Christmas trees. By the end of the session you’ll be able to make a range of chocolates that you’ll be proud to give as gifts (or maybe you’ll just want to keep them for yourself!). A delicious lunch is also included. Booking essentail - call 01938 551928. This event is primarily aimed at adults.
Start Date: 18-12-2018
End Date: 18-12-2018
Open Times: 11:00 to 13:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551928
Email: Kathryn.Greatorex@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Meeting Father Christmas is one of the experiences that makes the festive period so magical. Bring along your family and as well as adding a bit of sparkle to your Yuletide, you'll be doing your bit to support ongoing conservation work at Powis. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 22-12-2018
End Date: 23-12-2018
Open Times: 11:00 to 16:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 0344 249 1895
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Welshpool Music Festival,  Welshpool/Y Trallwng
Welshpool Music Festival is a free event taking place in various cafes and pubs throughout Welshpool. It showcases new and up and coming musicians and the music they play. Experience live music in friendly surroundings.
Start Date: 25-05-2019
End Date: 25-05-2019
Open Times: 15:00 to 23:00
Address: Powys, SY21 7DD
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Web: www.welshpoolmusicfest.com
 
Welshpool Poetry Festival,  Welshpool/Y Trallwng
The Poetry Festival takes place in various venues around Welshpool and offers something for all poetry lovers. There are workshops, readings, free open mic and other fringe events.
Start Date: 07-06-2019
End Date: 09-06-2019
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Address: Powys, SY21 7DD
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Web: www.welshpoolpoetryfestival.org.uk
 
Welshpool Transport Festival,  Welshpool/Y Trallwng
A new and exciting festival for Welshpool encompassing all types of transport. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities, including vehicle displays, cavalcades, canal activities plus an intensive timetable of trips on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Evening Fish and Chips Train, departing from Welshpool, on the Saturday ( must be booked in advance).
Start Date: 22-06-2019
End Date: 23-06-2019
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Address: Powys, SY21 7DD
Phone: 01938 552 043
Email: touristcentre@welshpooltowncouncil.gov.uk
Web: http://welshpooltransportfestival.org.uk
 
Welshpool Country & Western,  Welshpool/Y Trallwng
Welshpool Country & Western Music Festival is held over three days on the Powis Castle Showground. It starts on the Friday evening and continues until Sunday evening with live music, displays, line dancing, catering and large beer tent. There is plenty of space for Campers and Caravanners to set up home for the weekend.
Start Date: 19-07-2019
End Date: 21-07-2019
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Address: Powys, SY21 7DD
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Web: www.countrywestern.org.uk
 
Welshpool 1940's Weekend,  Welshpool/Y Trallwng
Welshpool 1940's Weekend is growing year after year and is a fun filled three days. There are street entertainers, displays, exhibitions, dances, a Blitz Ball and a closing concert. Last year also featured a full size Spitfire and Hurricane and a thought provoking display of the trenches.
Start Date: 27-09-2019
End Date: 29-09-2019
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Address: Powys, SY21 7DD
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Web: welshpool1940sweekend.co.uk
 
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