Local Events and Activities



Scroll down to view a selection of family events in Torfaen or visit Torfaen Council's website by clicking here. For infomation on events and activities in neighbouring boroughs please click on the following links:
Events in Newport
Events in Monmouthshire
Events in Blaenau Gwent
Events in Caerphilly

What's on at Torfaen Libraries this Autumn?
Find our what's on this summer at your local library through Torfaen Libraries Facebook page www.facebook.com/TorfaenLibraries

Autumn at Blaeanavon World Heritage
Details of what's on in Blaenavon can be found here. www.visitblaenavon.co.uk

Family Fun at the Farm
Greenmeadow Community Farm have lots of activities this autumn, so why not take the whole family? Keep up to date with what's on by visiting their facebook page www.facebook.com/greenmeadowfarm

What's on at Big Pitt
View events being held at Big Pitt on their website www.museumwales.ac.uk/bigpit/whatson/ or follow them on Facebook www.facebook.com/bigpitmuseum

New Story and Rhyme time sessions at Big Pitt started from September 2015

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Craft activities at Pontypool Museum
Keep up-to-date with activities being held at Pontypool Museum by visiting their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pontypool-Museum-Amgueddfa-Pontypool-Museum or their website http://pontypoolmuseum.org.uk/

Cwmbran Shopping
Join Cwmbran Shopping for family activities for the whole family to enjoy! To view all the activities visit their website www.cwmbranshopping.co.uk/whats-on/

Saturday and Sunday Mornings at Vue Cinema Cwmbran

Keep the children amused from only £1.99 for adult and child tickets on selected movies every Saturday and Sunday morning and every day in school holidays. *3D movies £2.79. Availability of the Kids AM offer might vary according to regional school holiday differences. Customers should check with the cinema they plan to attend. Keep up-to-date with what's on by visiting their page http://www.myvue.com/offers-competitions/kids-am

Wales with a little one
Visit www.waleswithalittleone.co.uk for information on activities in and around Torfaen.

Torfaen Play Service FREE Term-Time Play Clubs 2016
Looking for an after school play opportunity for your child? Please click on the flyer below for a list of locations throughout Torfaen. Most play clubs are available to children aged 5-12 years old, please click on the below image for more details.

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Do you want to travel a little further out of Torfaen? Visit Wales provides plenty of ideas such as attractions to visit, events to attend, or places to stay throughout Wales.Please click Visit Wales start your search.

Alternatively, please click on the below brochure for attractions in South Wales.
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Pontypool Ski Centre
The ski centre offers a unique opportunity for anyone wishing to learn to ski and/or snowboard from our team of fully qualified instructors. The ski centre is open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays (2pm-9pm), Fridays (4pm-9pm) and Saturdays and Sundays (9.30am-5.30pm). If you are running a school trip or the Duke of Edinburgh award or 5x60 programme and would like further information please contact the ski centre on 01495 756955 or email: skislope@torfaen.gov.uk.


If you’re looking for activites for your children, want them to keep active or are looking to take part in an activity with them, please visit the Leisure and Culture section of Torfaen County Borough Council's website . Details of what's on at a lesiure centre near you can be viewed at www.torfaen.gov.uk\leisureandculture or you can call Cwmbran Stadium on 01633 627100, Fairwater Leisure Centre on 01633 624136, Pontypool Active Living Centre on 01495 742222.

Alternatively you can visit www.sports-council-wales.org.uk to search for sporting activities outside of the borough.

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