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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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Family Torchlight Tours,  Powis Castle
Are you brave enough to explore Powis Castle by torchlight as you listen to stories of ghostly happenings in centuries gone by? See Powis Castle in a new light as the sun sets, the doors close, and everyone has gone home. Join us on a guided tour of Powis Castle by torchlight and discover more about about the lives of those who made the castle their home, and those who may not have left…. This family tour is aimed at children aged 7 and upwards. We recommend you bring your own torch but a small number will be available on the evening. Warm clothing and flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. Booking essential - call 0344 249 1895.
Start Date: 28-10-2019
End Date: 31-10-2019
Open Times: 18:00 to 19:00 19:00 to 20:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/
 
Powis Pumpkin trail,  Powis Castle
Our family friendly pumpkin trail is guaranteed to keep your little one’s entertained this half term. Collect a trail from the Garden Kiosk and explore the garden whilst collecting all the clues you’ll need to need to complete the trail. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 28-10-2019
End Date: 31-10-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 16:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/
 
Bushcraft skills,  Powis Castle
Have you ever wondered how you would cope if you had to survive in the wilderness? Can you identify trees, plants and animal tracks? Come and test your skills with our bushcraft experts. Join in with bush-craft activities for all the family, with demonstrations of survival skills, foraging and outdoor cookery. Dogs on short leads are permitted in the garden on Thursdays and Fridays from October - December so they are welcome at this event. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 01-11-2019
End Date: 01-11-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 15:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle/
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit. Recommended for children aged 0 - 11 years old. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Tickets are issued in 30 minute time slots. Please arrive at the at the time indicated on your ticket and you will be admitted to the grotto on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes but games and activities will be available in the Ballroom whilst you wait. All children visiting Father Christmas will receive a Living Nature woodland themed cuddly toy as a memento of their visit, along with a voucher which can be exchanged for a Christmas cookie in the Courtyard Café. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany an older sibling for free if they do not wish to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Grotto, Ballroom and Clive Museum for a child and accompanying adults. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply for non-members of the National Trust. The Courtyard Shop and Café are free to visit. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 30-11-2019
End Date: 01-12-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 15:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Festive afternoon tea,  Powis Castle
Take a break from your festive preparations and treat yourself to an indulgent afternoon tea. We’ll be serving a selection of petit sandwiches, savoury bites, sweet treats and traditional loose leaf tea. Why not add a glass of prosecco or mulled wine to really get you in the Christmas spirit? Booking essential - Call 01938 551927.
Start Date: 30-11-2019
End Date: 22-12-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 16:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: powiscastle@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 spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive! After exploring our illuminated garden step back in time and experience a 1940s Christmas in the castle’s ornate state rooms, warm up with a hot drink and light snack in the restaurant or do a little Christmas shopping in the Courtyard Shop. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 06-12-2019
End Date: 08-12-2019
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
If you’d like to spend a bit longer with Father Christmas this yuletide, join him for breakfast in the Courtyard Cafe. Afterwards he’ll be sharing some of his favourite festive stories in the Ballroom before giving each child a Christmas gift to take home. This is a memorable experience guaranteed to fill everyone with festive cheer. This event is aimed at children aged 3-11. A full cooked breakfast plus toast, croissant, juice and tea or coffee is included in the price of your ticket. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany older siblings for free if they do not want breakfast or to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Ballroom and Clive Museum. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 07-12-2019
End Date: 08-12-2019
Open Times: 09:00 to 10:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit. Recommended for children aged 0 - 11 years old. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Tickets are issued in 30 minute time slots. Please arrive at the at the time indicated on your ticket and you will be admitted to the grotto on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes but games and activities will be available in the Ballroom whilst you wait. All children visiting Father Christmas will receive a Living Nature woodland themed cuddly toy as a memento of their visit, along with a voucher which can be exchanged for a Christmas cookie in the Courtyard Café. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany an older sibling for free if they do not wish to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Grotto, Ballroom and Clive Museum for a child and accompanying adults. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply for non-members of the National Trust. The Courtyard Shop and Café are free to visit. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 07-12-2019
End Date: 08-12-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 15:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@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 spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive! After exploring our illuminated garden step back in time and experience a 1940s Christmas in the castle’s ornate state rooms, warm up with a hot drink and light snack in the restaurant or do a little Christmas shopping in the Courtyard Shop. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 13-12-2019
End Date: 15-12-2019
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
If you’d like to spend a bit longer with Father Christmas this yuletide, join him for breakfast in the Courtyard Cafe. Afterwards he’ll be sharing some of his favourite festive stories in the Ballroom before giving each child a Christmas gift to take home. This is a memorable experience guaranteed to fill everyone with festive cheer. This event is aimed at children aged 3-11. A full cooked breakfast plus toast, croissant, juice and tea or coffee is included in the price of your ticket. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany older siblings for free if they do not want breakfast or to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Ballroom and Clive Museum. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 14-12-2019
End Date: 15-12-2019
Open Times: 09:00 to 10:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit. Recommended for children aged 0 - 11 years old. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Tickets are issued in 30 minute time slots. Please arrive at the at the time indicated on your ticket and you will be admitted to the grotto on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes but games and activities will be available in the Ballroom whilst you wait. All children visiting Father Christmas will receive a Living Nature woodland themed cuddly toy as a memento of their visit, along with a voucher which can be exchanged for a Christmas cookie in the Courtyard Café. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany an older sibling for free if they do not wish to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Grotto, Ballroom and Clive Museum for a child and accompanying adults. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply for non-members of the National Trust. The Courtyard Shop and Café are free to visit. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 14-12-2019
End Date: 15-12-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 15:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@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 spectacularly lit formal garden, terraces and courtyard. It's sure to get you feeling festive! After exploring our illuminated garden step back in time and experience a 1940s Christmas in the castle’s ornate state rooms, warm up with a hot drink and light snack in the restaurant or do a little Christmas shopping in the Courtyard Shop. Booking not needed.
Start Date: 20-12-2019
End Date: 22-12-2019
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
If you’d like to spend a bit longer with Father Christmas this yuletide, join him for breakfast in the Courtyard Cafe. Afterwards he’ll be sharing some of his favourite festive stories in the Ballroom before giving each child a Christmas gift to take home. This is a memorable experience guaranteed to fill everyone with festive cheer. This event is aimed at children aged 3-11. A full cooked breakfast plus toast, croissant, juice and tea or coffee is included in the price of your ticket. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany older siblings for free if they do not want breakfast or to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Ballroom and Clive Museum. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 21-12-2019
End Date: 22-12-2019
Open Times: 09:00 to 10:00
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551927
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
Father Christmas in his grotto,  Powis Castle
Visit Father Christmas in his grotto in the stunning surroundings of Powis Castle and receive a small Living Nature cuddly toy as a memento of your visit. Recommended for children aged 0 - 11 years old. Each child will receive a Christmas gift as well as a voucher for a Christmas cookie and drink in the restaurant. Tickets are issued in 30 minute time slots. Please arrive at the at the time indicated on your ticket and you will be admitted to the grotto on a first come, first serve basis. There will be a maximum waiting time of 30 minutes but games and activities will be available in the Ballroom whilst you wait. All children visiting Father Christmas will receive a Living Nature woodland themed cuddly toy as a memento of their visit, along with a voucher which can be exchanged for a Christmas cookie in the Courtyard Café. Please purchase one ticket per child, however babies can accompany an older sibling for free if they do not wish to receive a gift from Father Christmas. Ticket price includes entry to the Grotto, Ballroom and Clive Museum for a child and accompanying adults. If you would like to visit the Castle and Garden, normal admission prices apply for non-members of the National Trust. The Courtyard Shop and Café are free to visit. Booking essential - Call 0344 249 1895 or book online.
Start Date: 21-12-2019
End Date: 23-12-2019
Open Times: 11:00 to 15:30
Address: Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8RF
Phone: 01938 551920
Email: powiscastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Web: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/powis-castle-and-garden
 
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