June 2010

Consultation opens for new opportunities at the Mountain Centre

Residents and visitors are being invited to comment on proposals on the future of the much-loved National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus with a two week consultation period opening tomorrow (22nd June) until the 4th July.For release 21st June 2010

The Festival Players raise a storm for last great Shakespeare play

One of Britain’s most popular outdoor theatre companies may raise a few eyebrows as the exclusively all male cast kick up their heels and their skirts to perform Shakespeare’s last great poetic tale ‘The Tempest’ at the National Park Visitor Centre, near Libanus, on Friday 16th July.For release 28th June…

Green Streets challenge sees first domestic solar PV installation in Llangattock

The next exciting phase of this year’s British Gas Green Streets challenge got underway in the Bannau Brycheiniog National Park last weekend (26th-27th June), when specialist contractors arrived in Llangattock to install the first of potentially 50-plus domestic solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in the village. For release 28 June 2010

Wardens invite audiences at the Guardian Hay Festival to stretch their legs as well as their minds

Visitors to the Guardian Hay Festival are being invited by Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Wardens to a series of family inspired farm walks held during the Festival period.For release 28th May 2010

Forget Rio. Come on down to the Brecon Prom to celebrate World Environment Day

Bannau Brycheiniog National Park Authority and Powys County Council are celebrating World Environment Day this year with a huge ONE DAY festival taking place on the Brecon Promenade, Tuesday 1st June from 10:00am to 3.00pm.

Shakespeare’s greatest romance – Romeo and Juliet - brought to life at Craig-y-nos Country Park

Tickets are on sale now for the Miracle Theatre’s open air production of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. And what more romantic setting to see Shakespeare’s most famous romance than the heart of Bannau Brycheiniog National Park on Friday 25th June at Craig-y-nos Country Park. For release 14th June 2010

Get your second helping of Hay at the Hay Food Festival

Year after year the Guardian Hay Festival opens the mind to a veritable feast of stories and ideas that quite literally change the way one thinks. But sometimes all the body needs after all that thinking is a hearty dose of Welsh food. And that’s exactly what we can promise…

Open Farm Sunday success at Llanthony

Glorious sunshine, a stunning location and the promise of a huge variety of farming activities brought hundreds of people flocking to the Llanthony Valley for Open Farm Sunday last weekend.For release 17th June 2010