Kids & Family

Sun 1 Apr 2018

Easter Egg Hunt!

Easter Egg Hunt around the globe garden - supported by Alice in Wonderland Actors.

All ages welcome !

Community event 9.30am
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Sun 1 Apr 2018

Lego Club

Lego Club happens every Sunday. Come along all ages welcome, including parents!


Community event 11.00am
Sun 1 Apr 2018

Monster Workshop : Zoe Sadler

Zoe Sadler, creator of 'Mysteries of the Deep' colouring book and 'The Light House Keeper' will be here! Zoe will read her children's book, 'The Lighthouse Keeper'. Will the fishing boat in the story be saved by the beam of the lighthouse or will the little boat meet a fishy end? After the book reading, why not stay and find out more about Zoe's new monster project and draw your very own monster. Zoe sends her little monster creations to all her friends! Why don't you send one to a friend too?

Community event 3.00pm
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Mon 2 Apr 2018

Catherine Barr Workshop

Catherine Barr presents a workshop for children ages 6+ based on her latest book 'Red Alert'. Pick a place, choose a creature and help save it! From scaly pangolins to slippery snakes and cuddly pandas; local non-fiction author, Catherine Parr will share stories of creatures fighting to survive. Discover how scientists are saving our most endangered species from extinction and what YOU can do to help. 

Community event 10.30am
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Mon 2 Apr 2018

The National Hay-on-Wye U12 Croquet Competition

Refereed by the Red Queen with coaching techniques and other nonsense provided by Alice and Wonderland and The Mad Hatter! Prizes include Hay Vouchers, Books and Chocolate!

In the Globe garden - FREE

 Followed by... 'A Moveable Feats' presents The Mad Hatter's Tea Party at the Parish Hall 3pm-5pm.


Community event 1.00pm
Tue 3 Apr 2018

The Gentle Art of Penguin Book Collecting

Presented by Megan Prince and David Jackson. Megan Prince has owned The Ironbridge Bookshop since 2014. She specialises in Penguin Books and her shop houses a huge array of Penguin both old and new. She is herself a keen collector and a member of the Penguin Collectors Society. David Jackson has been collecting Penguins since the early 1980s and has a personal collection of over 2,000 first edition Penguins, specialising in the first 10 years of Penguin production 1935-1945. He has been a member of the Penguin Collectors Club since 1990 and by coincidence bought one of the scarcest Penguins, 'Biggles Flies Again' from Addyman Books in Hay!

Community event 1.15pm
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Fri 6 Apr 2018

The Creation Station

"Join us for a drop in session during Independence Week! We will be making gorgeous hand-made gifts and creations, including crowns"!

Children of all ages welcome! Contact Beatrice on 07788914347 or email

Community event 10.30am
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Wed 18 Apr 2018

Creation Station Classes

These award winning Little Explorer classes for toddlers and pre-school aged children provide the perfect solution for all of your child’s creative needs, with no stress or mess for you! Every week you can inspire your child’s imagination and nurture their creativity with fun, hands-on creative play classes. These fun, educational and safe activity programmes engage your child’s natural curiosity and allow each child to participate and explore at a rate and pace which suits them. 

Discover:  6 – 15 months (approx.) 9:30am

Little Explorers: 16 months + (approx.) 10:45am

Classes run on a fortnightly basis on Wednesdays at the globe and can be booked online via The Creation Station website or by contacting Beatrice on 07788914347.


Community event 9.30am
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Sat 19 May 2018

Charity Music Night

Hay, Brecon & Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees presents a night of music featuring a wealth of talent in the form of Duncan McCorkindale, Adam Thorn, Nobby Wright, Josh Brown and friends. It will be a mix of Alternative, Country, Folk, Covers and Originals. 

£5 Entry - All profits from the door will be going to Hay, Brecon & Talgarth Sanctuary for Refugees -

HBTSR was set up as a direct local response to the refugee crisis, and has over 400 members providing respite days for youth and families as well as education, accommodation, collection of necessary items and transport.

Community event 7.00pm
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