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This page gives information on special events that are taking place near to the Heart of Wales Line.

If you are an event organiser and wish to promote your event on this website, then please send information via e-mail to David Edwards.


Events in March

Events in April

Farmers' Markets
Larger Markets

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28 Mar - 1 Apr @ Shrewsbury

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Bill Kenwright's 'Amazing', 'Superb', 'Wonderful' and 'Brilliant' production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's sparkling family musical continues on its record breaking tour having sold to date an estimated 15 million tickets.

Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph (JOE McELDERRY), his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including "Any Dream Will Do".

Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8FT.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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Apr

     
 
 

6 Apr @ Ammanford

BURTON

BURTON vividly presents the life of great Welsh actor from humble beginnings to Hollywood mega-stardom. RHODRI MILES, (Game of Thrones, Eastern Promises, Atlantis) takes on the role of the younger BURTON depicting the struggles with beautiful women (not least Liz Taylor), alcohol, wealth, stage and screen which are the threads woven into this sad, happy, exuberant often hilarious one-man show.

7:30pm (doors open at 7pm).

The Miners' Theatre, Ammanford.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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8 Apr @ Shrewsbury

Made in Shropshire Arts and Crafts Market

Made in Shropshire is a collaboration of artists, designer- makers and food producers who live or work in Shropshire.

Exhibiting a wide range of inspirational products and produce including ceramics, textiles, jewellery, artwork, photography, glass, wood, food and drink, the group has rapidly established a reputation for high quality work with a unique edge.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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8 - 23 Apr @ Swansea

We’re going on an Egg Hunt

Eggsplore the nooks and crannies of our galleries to track down the hidden eggs, in our Eggcellent Easter trail.

National Waterfront Museum.

10am - 4pm.

This is a free event.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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8 - 23 Apr @ Llanelli

Dusty's GIANT Easter Duck Hunt

Calling all kids - we’ve lost our GIANT yellow ducks and Dusty Duck needs you and your family to help him find them Easter.

You’ll need to use all your special detective skills to track down these cheeky birds and be in with a chance of winning a yummy chocolate treat.

There are plenty of other exciting activities to take part in too, including:

All day - Den building.

11am – 12pm Minibeast hunt and mini pond dipping.

2.30pm Pond dipping.

Craft workshop (times vary).

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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18 Apr @ Swansea

The Little Mermaid

Following a sell-out tour of China, The Panto Company bring you their adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's story, told only the way 'The Panto Company' are known for!
It follows the dreams of a young girl who believes there is a better life for her out of the water. Will she be prepared to give up everything? Is it really better out of the water? Who knows? But of course there's a handsome prince, an evil baddie, a funny sidekick and bucket loads of laughs along the way.

With stunning scenery, eye catching costumes, original songs plus up to date chart songs, not forgetting loads of audience participation, this show makes for a thoroughly entertaining family day out.

2pm.

Swansea Grand Theatre, Singleton Street, Swansea, SA1 3QJ.

Tickets: £12.50, Child £10.50, Family Ticket (4) £42.00.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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27 - 30 Apr @ Llandeilo

Llandeilo Litfest

The festival is a four day programme of literary events running from Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th April. During the festival readings, discussions, workshops and literary talks will take place across Llandeilo including at the Cawdor Hotel, the Ginhaus Deli, Horeb Chapel, Eve’s Toy Shop, the Fountain Fine Art Gallery, the Civic Hall and the Angel Inn. A book hunt will also take place in the town. There are children’s competitions to enter and the Lit Fest will be hosting a two day book fair in the Civic Hall.

Please note that due to the size limitations of the venues events can sell out quickly. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, even for the free events.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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27 Apr - 7 May @ Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Bookfest

The aim of Shrewsbury Bookfest is to bring the world of books alive for children and to inspire and enthuse them with a love of reading.

Through a series of annual projects with schools and families, Shrewsbury Bookfest is the only organisation of its kind working with school age children in Shropshire.

Programme includes talks by Claire Bailding & Martin Brown (Horrible Histories) & many more.

At various locations in Shrewsbury.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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30 Apr @ Llandrindod Wells

Food & Beer Festival

The Food & Beer Festival is back for it's 3rd year. Enjoy local produce, handmade food and drink, real ale & cider, great talks and demonstrations. For the best Mid Wales has to offer, come, pick up a few treats, enjoy a coffee and learn a new skill.

10am.

Pavilion, Llandrindod Wells.

 
 
 

marina Market

 

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Farmers' Markets

     
 
 

Craven Arms

Farmers' Market

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

First Saturday of the month.

9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

11 minute walk from Craven Arms Railway Station.

 
 
 
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Knighton

Knighton Community Market

Community Centre,Knighton.

2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.

9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

5 minute walk from Knighton station.

 
 
 
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Llandovery

Farmers' Market

Llandovery Market Square.

Last Saturday of the month.

9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

6 minute walk from Llandovery station.

 
 
 
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Pontarddulais

Local Produce Market

The Institute.

2nd Wednesday of each month.

9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

5 mins walk from the station.

 
 
 
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Larger Markets

     
 
 

Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Indoor Market

The Market Hall, Claremont Street,

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

11 minute walk from Shrewsbury Railway Station.

 
 
 
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Swansea

Swansea Indoor Market

Open Mon – Sat throughout the year
Over 100 stalls offering everything from fresh local produce and traditional Welsh gifts to laverbread and fine Welsh cheeses. And of course, no visit would be complete without a bag of hot Welsh cakes, served fresh from the griddle. Enjoy the vibrancy of a traditional market.

Oxford Street, Swansea.

12 minute walk from Swansea Railway Station.

 
 
 
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Llanelli

Llanelli Indoor and Outdoor Market

Market Street, Llanelli.

The indoor market is open six days a week - Monday to Saturday - between 8:30am and 5:00pm.

The town's outdoor market is held every Thursday and Saturday between 8:30am and 5:00pm.

14 minute walk from Llanelli Railway Station.

 
 
 
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