Upcoming Events - The Old Railway Line

Upcoming Events

Here at The Old Railway Line Garden Centre we like to keep things interesting with a wide range of events suitable for people of all ages and interests. Take a look at some of our upcoming events below which we hope are of interest to you! You can book tickets for some events online by following the links provided.

Upcoming Events

August 2018

Railway Riviera

The Railway Riviera - Open Everyday!

Our ‘Railway Riviera’ is now open for the summer school break. Bring the children to enjoy our beach, water course, picture board and colouring. Free fun everyday!

Bingo Night - Ty Hafan

Charity Bingo Night - Friday 17th August (6pm)

Don't miss out on a fun-filled evening including food and bingo. We have £210 worth of cash & voucher prizes to be won! Raising money for our new charity of the year, Brecon & District Mind.

Book Online

Peppa Pig

Meet Peppa Pig - Tuesday 21st August

This Tuesday's special guest is Peppa Pig! Come along to meet the character at 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm free of charge. There will also be 'Pick n Mix' craft activities to enjoy in our Oak Room (only £3 per child).

 

Wild Wednesday - Circus Skills

Wild Wednesday 'Circus Skills' - 22nd August

Our Wild Wednesdays offer a different themed craft workshop every Wednesday of the Powys School Holidays. This workshop includes learning a variety of circus skills including juggling, diablo, spinning plates and more! Also enjoy themed craft activity and circus themed hunt around the plant area.

Book Online

Elsa

Meet Elsa - Tuesday 28th August

This Tuesday's special guest is Elsa! Come along to meet the character at 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm free of charge. There will also be 'Pick n Mix' craft activities to enjoy in our Oak Room (only £3 per child).

 

 

 

Hereford Owl Rescue

Hereford Owl Rescue - Saturday 25th August

Come along and see some of the beautiful owls currently at the rescue centre. They will be here from 11am until 3pm... the perfect chance to have a photo!

 

 

 

 

A&S Animal Encounters

A&S Animal Encounters - Sunday 26th August

Don't miss A&S Animal Encounters visit to the garden centre for a hands-on educational experience. Get up close to some amazing animals including Meerkats, Birds of Prey, a Bearcat and Snakes! There will be a series of talks and photo opportunities throughout the day. No need to book... just turn up and enjoy this free event!

Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show - Monday 27th August

Bring your classic car along to our first Classic Car Show! Park up in our overflow car park to show your car to the public. It's free to come along with a chance to win a prize! The best car will win a Luxury Afternoon Tea for 2 in our Railway Restaurant.

Register your interest by emailing a picture of your car to events@oldrailwaylinegc.co.uk

Wild Wednesday

Wild Wednesday Workshop 'Fun with Food' - 29th August

Our Wild Wednesdays offer a different themed craft workshop every Wednesday of the Powys School Holidays. Join us for a fun food workshop! Create different edible masterpieces which you can take home to eat.

Book Online

September 2018

Great Oaks Gardening Talk

Great Oaks Talk - Saturday 1st September (9.30am)

Come along and enjoy a talk from Keith in our Tea Room. This event is open to everyone and no booking is required. Just turn up and enjoy!

Little Oaks

Little Oaks Stand - Saturday 15th September

Each month we offer a different FREE educational activity for our Little Oak members to enjoy. This month the activity includes planting a daffodil bulb to take home and watch grow! Not yet a member... follow the link below for more information:

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Little Oaks

Macmillan Coffee Morning - Friday 28th September

Join us for our annual Macmillan Coffee Morning and Fundraising Day and help up to beat our amazing total raised last year! Enjoy a hot drink and piece of delicious freshly baked cake in our Tea Room for £3.50, with all profits being donated to Macmillan. 

Christmas Preview Evening

Christmas Preview Evening - Friday 28th September

Be one of the first to see our 2018 Christmas displays. Receive a heart-warming glass of mulled wine and mince pie on arrival before enjoying our new Christmas Department, EXCLUSIVE OFFERS, festive tasters and a delicious festive menu in our Railway Restaurant.

October 2018

Apple & Cider Festival

Apple & Cider Festival - Sunday 7th October

A day to celebrate the delicious apple and the foods, cider and apple juice created from them! Fun for all the family including Live Music from the Whiskey River Boys, Apple Pressing by Aber Valley Apple Juice, Tasters, Special Offers and apple inspired specials menu in our Railway Restaurant.

Little Oaks

Little Oaks Stand - Sunday 7th October

Each month we offer a different FREE educational activity for our Little Oak members to enjoy. This month the activity is Autumn inspired Leaf Art! Take part in a variety of artistic activities including leaf rubbing and leaf painting to make the most of this year's fallen leaves! Not yet a member... follow the link below for more information:

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Charity Quiz & Curry Night

Charity Quiz & Curry Night - Friday 12th October (6pm)

Our Quiz & Curry Nights are great fun and raise an amazing amount of money for our chosen charities. Join us for another evening of delicious home cooked curries and a light-hearted quiz written and presented by garden centre owner, Mark Cleary.

Book Online

 

Spooky Afternoon Tea

Spooky Afternoon Tea - 29th & 30th October (4pm)

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Spooky Afternoon Tea! We welcome families to join us for some delicious Halloween themed cakes and sandwiches before enjoying a scary story and venturing through our Halloween Walkway. There will also be a prize for the best child's fancy dress and party bag for each child to take home!

Book Online

Wild Wednesday Halloween Fun

Wild Wednesday 'Halloween Fun' - 31st October

Our Wild Wednesdays offer a different themed craft workshop every Wednesday of the Powys School Holidays. This Halloween themed workshop includes fun and imaginative crafts including decorating wooden pumpkin plaques and scary foam masks! Also enjoy a halloween hunt around the plant area. Prizes for best fancy dress and best carved pumpkin brought to the session!

Book Online

November 2018

Little Oaks

Little Oaks Stand - Saturday 3rd November

Each month we offer a different FREE educational activity for our Little Oak members to enjoy. This Autumn Treasures activity involves making a pine cone owl decoration! Not yet a member... follow the link below for more information:

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Dark Skies Wales

Dark Skies Wales - Friday 16th November (6pm)

We are proud to offer an evening of astronomy with astronomers from Dark Sky Wales. Using state of the art technology DSW astronomers will take you on a journey of discovery through our amazing Universe! The evening is split into three parts with a planetarium visit, astronomical talk and delicious food in the Railway Restaurant.

Book Online

Santa's Grand Arrival

Santa's Grand Arrival - Friday 23rd November

A fun and exciting evening with Santa arriving on his sleigh, a lively disco, games, bouncy castle and delicious festive food in the Railway Restaurant. An event to bring the magic of Christmas to life! Real reindeer and donkeys will also be here to view. FREE to attend with no booking required

December 2018

Festive Ladies Night

Festive Ladies Night - Thursday 6th December (6pm)

Enjoy a glass of bubbly on arrival before heading to the Railway Restaurant for a delicious two course meal. After dinner enjoy the garden centre to yourselves with demonstrations, exclusive special offers and farm shop tasters! Save 20% OFF Christmas, Homeware, Gifts & Clothing for one night only!

Menu options and booking information coming soon.

Festive VIP Evening

Festive VIP Evening - Thursday 13th December (6pm)

An opportunity to do that last of your Christmas shopping! Enjoy mulled wine on arrival before heading to the Railway Restaurant for a delicious two course meal and live festive music. After dinner enjoy Cheese & Wine tasters in the Farm Shop. 20% OFF all Christmas, Gifts, Homeware & Clothing purchases.

Menu options and booking information coming soon.