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MAR
31
Hay Book Arts Trail at the globe at hay
31st March 2017 - 1st May 2017
The globe is on the Hay Book Arts Trail from 31st March to 1st May 2017, part of the 40th anniversary of Hay’s independence celebrations. More info on website.
MAR
31
Lion Street Gallery - The Big Spring Show
31st March 2017 - 24th May 2017
We have a large mixed show with over 26 artists taking part, exhibiting work in a wide variety of media. Open 10.30 -5.00. Mon to Sat. Art loving dogs very much welcome. Visit website
APR
1
The Spring Applied Art Show
1st April 2017 - 24th May 2017
Erwood Station Gallery is ,at 2500 sq ft, the largest privately owned,applied arts gallery in Wales. We will have 65 artist makers exhibiting, showing the very best in contemporary craft in the UK. Plus we have a tea room. Open 10.30 - 5.00, the tea room closes at 4.30.Check website for details. Visit website
APR
1
#TheBigAdventure
1st April 2017 - 31st October 2017
Hurrah for British Summertime! Bring on the happiness and laughter now the canoe-hire season is officially open! #wantocanoe #TheBigAdventure #summer2017 #HayToday
Call Clare in the office to start planning your adventure. Visit website
APR
28
The Greatest Adventure - Love in a Time of Tinder (at The Globe at Hay)
28th April 2017 - 30th April 2017
Join us at the globe at hay for an enlightening weekend of workshops, talks and debates. Hear from world leading-thinkers about why dating apps may have brought us closer, but studies show that we are actually lonelier than ever. Join psychologists and relationship experts to explore the solution. Visit website
APR
29
GO CANOEING Guided Adventure Sessions!
29th April 2017 - 1st May 2017
River Wye Guided Adventure Sessions. THE must-do activity for your visit to Hay-on-Wye . . . suitable for all ages from 4 years upwards, ideal for families, groups or couples! We look forward to welcoming you to the river. . . We are also open for canoe-hire every day from April to October! Visit website
MAY
2
Open Mic at the globe at hay
2nd May 2017
Weekly Tuesday night open mic at the globe, 8pm start, free entry. Visit website
MAY
4
Greenpeace at the globe at hay
4th May 2017
Activists talk about their experiences volunteering for Greenpeace, from running a high street stall to climbing on top of the Houses of Parliament, and invite you to join them in defence of the natural world. Free entry, 7pm start. Visit website
MAY
5
Let's get quizzical at the globe at hay
5th May 2017
Monthly quiz night at the globe, see website for details. Visit website
MAY
6
Captain Accident at the globe at hay
6th May 2017
A unique blend of soulful rock, roots reggae, ska, dub and rocksteady. See website for details. Visit website
MAY
6
Build a Cob Oven Fun Weekend
6th May 2017 - 7th May 2017
Delivered by the Fabulous Cob Oven Company this weekend course at Walkers Cottage Camping teaches you how to build & use a cob oven from scratch; you also get to taste some delicious wood-fired cooking. The course is on the Sat & Sun with camping from the 5th May. Visit website
MAY
9
Open mic at the globe at hay
9th May 2017
Weekly Tuesday open mic night, free entry 8pm start. Visit website
MAY
11
Supper Club at the globe at hay
11th May 2017
Off Grid Gourmet Supper Club is a bespoke dining experience. See website for details and booking. Visit website
MAY
12
Crawlback at the globe at hay
12th May 2017
Formed out of a love for blues music, Crawlback are a South Wales based Rhythm and Blues band. See website for details. Visit website
MAY
13
Needlefelting class at the globe at hay
13th May 2017
Furzie wool sculpture course. See website for details. Visit website
MAY
13
That Band at the globe at hay
13th May 2017
A lovely blend of folk music to both excite and soothe the soul. See website for more details. Visit website
MAY
16
Open Mic at the globe at hay
16th May 2017
Weekly Tuesday night open mic, 8pm start free entry. Visit website
MAY
19
Comedy and music at the globe at hay
19th May 2017
Clwb Comedy with Rob Hughes and music from Jakey Boy Hughes. See website for details. Visit website
MAY
20
The Lonesome Stampede at the globe at hay
20th May 2017
These local folk funkers are back with us, see website for details. Visit website
MAY
20
Royal Welsh Spring Festival
20th May 2017 - 21st May 2017
Builth Wells. 01982 553686
MAY
22
Trip to Wye Valley Butterfly Zoo/Symonds Yat
22nd May 2017
Open to members only, and the fare is £9 (admission not included), for door-to-door transport. To book, or to join as a member call us on 01497 821616. Office hours are 9am to 12 noon Monday to Friday. Visit Facebook page
MAY
23
Open mic at the globe at hay
23rd May 2017
Weekly Tuesday open mic, free entry 8pm start. Visit website
MAY
25
HAY FESTIVAL
25th May 2017 - 4th June 2017
Live Facebook reports: Click HERE
MAY
27
Woodland Adventure Club
27th May 2017 - 3rd June 2017
Join Rooted Forest School in the woods this Hay Festival to escape from the crowds and get back to nature! Drop off Woodland Adventure sessions for children by the River in Hay-on-Wye during the Festival. Den making Bushcraft Survival Skills, Fire use, Cooking Tools and lots more! Visit website
JUN
6
Open mic at the globe at hay
6th June 2017
Weekly Tuesday open mic, free entry 8pm start. Visit website
JUN
10
Richard Navarro at the globe at hay
10th June 2017
Richard Navarro takes the folk traditions of melody and storytelling and supercharges them through live looping and improvisation. More info on the website. Visit website
JUN
13
Needlefelting class at the globe at hay
13th June 2017
Furzie wool sculpture course. See the website for more details and booking. Visit website
JUN
15
Greenpeace at the globe at hay
15th June 2017
Activists talk about their experiences volunteering for Greenpeace, from running a high street stall to climbing on top of the Houses of Parliament, and invite you to join them in defence of the natural world. Free entry, 7pm start. More info on the website. Visit website
JUN
15
Afternoon Tea at Penymaes, Hay
15th June 2017
This is one of our most popular events. Join us for a tempting spread of cakes and sandwiches in this beautiful garden, by kind permission of Shan Egerton. Raffle. £6.50 entrance and this event is open to all. For more information on joining Dial-a-Ride call 821616. Visit Facebook page
JUN
16
Comedy and music at the globe at hay
16th June 2017
Clwb Comedy from Simon Emanuel and music from Phil King. More details on the website. Visit website
JUN
17
Junior Bill at the globe at hay
17th June 2017
An exciting melting pot of musical and cultural influences with educated, street-sussed sounds. More details on the website. Visit website
JUN
22
Supper Club at the globe at hay
22nd June 2017
Off Grid Gourmet Supper Club is a bespoke dining experience. See the website for more details and booking. Visit website
JUN
23
'Into The Breach' with Mark Carey
23rd June 2017
Mark Carey delivers a one–man show set at the end of WWII, which focuses on Shakespeare’s Henry V but revolves around George Crocker, an amateur actor, whose ambition is to play Mother Goose! Mark shows his acting skills in his portrayal of such diverse characters as a country yokel, a flustered vicar, Winston Churchill, a prim spinster and a frustrated Major – it has received excellent reviews wherever it has been performed. Don’t miss it!!’. St Mary’s church, Cusop HR3 5RF. Friday 23rd June at 7.30pm. Tickets: £10 adult and £6 for children 16 years and under, including light refreshments. Available from Sue on 01497 822523 or Celia on 820396. Proceeds to Friends of Cusop Church. Visit website
JUN
24
The Choir of Clare College,Cambridge
24th June 2017
One of the world's great choirs returns to St Mary's Church after their rapturous reception last year. See website for details/booking.
JUN
24
The Goodwater at the globe at hay
24th June 2017
A bast of rhythm and blues, backed with sharp drums and brazen riffs. See the website for more details and booking. Visit website
JUN
30
Needlefelting at the globe at hay
30th June 2017
Furzie wool sculpture courses at the globe. See the website for more details and booking. Visit website
JUN
30
Desert Island Picks at the globe at hay
30th June 2017
With Robert Robinson. See the website for more details and booking. Visit website
JUL
1
Brecon Food Festival
1st July 2017
07779 012019 for details.
JUL
7
Big Skill Festival at the Globe
7th July 2017 - 9th July 2017
Big Skill Hay Festival at The Globe 2017. Fri 7th – Sun 9th July. Craft Stalls & Workshops; Flash Fiction Story Telling; Crafts Manual; Musicians & buskers;Course registration; Repairs & Upcycling; Arts & Crafts Exhibition. Bookings for stalls, to provide workshops & book camping go to EVENTBRITE. Visit website
JUL
8
Concerts for Craswall
8th July 2017

7.30pm. Dore Abbey, Abbeydore HR2 0AA

A FEAST OF MUSIC BY HANDEL AND BACH Concerts for Craswall are delighted to welcome back The Elysian Singers and Consort, under their conductor Sam Laughton, to the historic and beautiful setting of Dore Abbey, Abbeydore with a celebration of the very greatest composers of the Baroque period: JS Bach and GF Handel, both born in 1685.

Bach is represented by two of his most sparkling cantatas: and Handel by two of his ‘Chandos Anthems’ as well as music from his oratorio ’Samson’. Music to enlighten and inspire! Visit website

JUL
24
The Royal Welsh Show
24th July 2017 - 27th July 2017
Visit website.01982 553686
JUL
24
The Solem String Quartet
24th July 2017
7.00 pm in St Mary's Church,Hay on Wye. This young quartet, who are rapidly acquiring a fine reputation, will play works by Mozart,Schubert,Ravel and Shostakovich. Tickets £12.00 from Richard Booth's Bookshop, in person,on 01497 820322/822010, www.boothbooks.co.uk or at the door. Visit website
JUL
30
Hay-on-Wye Horse Show
30th July 2017
Sec. 01497 847340. Visit website
AUG
5
Brecon County Show
5th August 2017
More info: 01874 611881. Visit website
AUG
12
Llanigon Show
12th August 2017
Nr Hay-on-Wye. 01497 847342
AUG
13
Steam & Vintage Rally
13th August 2017
The Rally is an event which caters for all the family - nostalgic vintage items for the older generation, entertainment for the children and plenty to interest everyone else. Visit website
AUG
26
Talgarth Festival of the Black Mountains
26th August 2017 - 27th August 2017
Talgarth Festival is an annual 'free' festival based in the small market town of Talgarth....
SEP
16
Abergavenny Food Festival
16th September 2017 - 17th September 2017
01874 624979. Visit website
NOV
5
Black Mountains Lions Bonfire & Firework Display
5th November 2017
Baskerville Hall, Clyro. Gates Open 6pm. Bonfire Lit at 6.45pm and Fireworks 7pm. Adults £4, Children £1. Free Car-Parking. Variety of Stalls including Soup and Hotdogs!!
NOV
24
Hay Festival Winter Weekend
24th November 2017 - 26th November 2017
Send S.A.E. to Box Office, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AD for free programme. Visit website
NOV
24
Switching on of Hay Christmas Lights
24th November 2017
More info: 01497 820144
NOV
25
Hay-on-Wye Winter Food Festival
25th November 2017
Over 50 companies, 10-4pm. Memorial Car Park, Middle of town. Free Entry. Contact Andrew Powell, 07779 012019
NOV
26
Hay Does Vintage
26th November 2017
Hay Does Vintage returns to the Market Square. Over 50 vintage and retro traders. Vintage tearoom, Jewellery Curios, Vintage Clothes, Furniture and much more. 10.30 till 4.30. Visit website
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