Happenings in March

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This year’s Women’s Festival Exhibition celebrates the theme of Suffrage or Freedom and features over twenty five women artists who call Brecon their home. The exhibition opening marks the launch of this year’s festival, and we are thrilled that this year the honours will be undertaken by Fiona Williams, Clerk to Brecon Town Council. The exhibition runs until the end of March.

This year’s launch will take place at The Hours Cafe, Bookshop & Deli on Ship Street at 7pm on Thursday March 1st with the opening of the Festival Art Exhibition featuring the work of over 25 amazing Women artists. More here.

16th-Stargazing night at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

Dark Sky Wales with their mobile planetarium will take you on a virtual tour of the heavens, and hopefully the skies will be crisp and clear so Allan Trow and Martin Griffiths can also use the telescopes and binoculars to guide you around the heavens.

There will also be a facinating talk from Martin Griffiths, the lead presenter for Dark Sky Wales. This wonderful time of year will also allow those participating to see the wonders of the late winter sky. If the weather is against us, this event will still go ahead with the presentation and mobile planatarium.

To find out more about Dark Sky Wales visit


Tickets are £15 which includes coffee and cake to get your evening off to a great start. This event starts at 7.00pm. Please come dressed in warm clothing.

Organised by the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre in conjunction with Dark Skies Wales. More here.

10th-Gunpowder Works Volunteer Open Day

at Village Hall, Pontneddfechan on Saturday 10th March from 11am – 3pm

Volunteers needed for various projects focusing on ecology, history, building conservation or even becoming a member of our volunteer warden team.  Full training provided, all welcome, come along to learn more about how to get involved. More here.

11th-Mothers Day in the Brecon Beacons

There are plenty of special things to do, places to visit and lovely gifts to buy your Mother in the Brecon Beacons this Mothers Day on the 11th of March-here. Or why not treat her to one of our afternoon teas?

Pay a visit to the Canal Basin and Theatr Brycheiniog

There are many events being held in the Theatre this March, with shows for a range of all ages.  Learn about Tibet: The Roof of the World with Zara Flemming, have a laugh with comedian Stewart Lee or join in the Bookworm Boogie with your little ones! Find out more of whats on here.

About Alison Kidd

Research Psychologist
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