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Summer of Fun - activities in North Powys

Festival of Archaeology at Powis Castle

With CPAT & Powysland Museum

Free 23rd - 24th July 2022 10am - 2pm


July 2nd is Meadows Day

Free Wildlife, Picnic and Play! Starting from 10.30

Funded by Powys County Council and supported by your local community.  Enjoy a free day out at Lake Vyrnwy.  Our Warden will guide you through one of our stunning meadows.  Return to the dam and collect a picnic which you can enjoy while watching a local theatre group performing a short play in the park.

Find our more at:

Miny Monty's Baby and Toddler Group

Fun Family Football

Sunday 10th July

10am - 11am

Montgomery Football Club

Ages 2 - 10

Free football activities led by a Montgomery Football club coach, bring all the family.  Refreshments and baby play provided.  Parents must stay for the whole session.

To book your place text or call 07967530254

Montgomery Tennis Club

Kids Tennis Taster

Friday 29th July

10am - 11am

Montgomery Tennis Club

Ages 2 - 10

Free tennis activities with a Montgomery tennis club coach.  Strawberries and cream served with refreshments and baby play provided.  Only one adult per booking to attend please due to limited seating.  Parents must stay for the whole session.

To book your place text or call 07759605150

Party Animals

Thursday 21st July

10am - 11.30am

Montgomery Activity Centre

Come and meet Simon, the animal man and his friendly party animals.  Ages 12 and under.

Spaces are limited so book now.  Refreshments provided.

Phone 07759 605150

Powys Sports

Summer of Fun FREE outdoor activities 2022

Introduction to Mountain Bike taster - Brecon Beacons epic - 27th July

Bryngwyn Disability Riding taster for disabled and non-disabled new riders - 10th August

Introduction to Mountain Bike taster - Elan Valley Epic - 10th August

Sailing Taster inclusive for all - Llangorse Sailing Club - 11th August

Sailing and Paddling taster inclusive for all - Clywedog Sailing Club - 4th August

Skateboarding workshops delivered by Skateboard Academy UK and Northern Rolling

Thursday 11th August - Ystradgynlais Youth Centre 2 - 3.30 or 3.30 - 5

Monday 1st August - Newtown Skate park 10 - 12 or Welshpool old Skate park 1.30 - 3.30

To book please contact 07768636841

Ages 8 - 16

To book please contact 07768636841

Treowen Parent and Toddler Summer of fun sessions 

Activities to be provided- 

Free play available at all sessions,  

Messy play session, 

Water play session, 

Sport session,  

Baby soft area,  

Physical play 

Dates of sessions- 

Wed 20th July 10 - 12 ~ 'Beach day'

Fri 29th July 1 - 3 ~ 'Water play'

Thur 4th Aug 1 - 3 ~ 'Messy play'

Thur 18th Aug 1 - 3 ~ 'sports and reptiles' 

Thur 25th Aug 1 - 3 ~ 'Water play' 

At Treowen Community Hall.  

Birth-school age primarily but older siblings welcome and will set up some activities for older children.  

Contact Kate via or contact us via facebook Treowen Children's Centre  

Riffels My Little Book Club

Stories, singing, crafts, sensory play

Makaton and more... Everyone's welcome

Every Monday and Wednesday - Welshpool Town Bowl's Club SY21 7AH

Free to attend during the summer holidays

From 18/7/22 - 31/8/22 (0 - 5)

To book call Crystal 07875589023

Find us on Facebook @riffelsmylittlebookclub

Emma's Donkeys Llanidloes

Join us for a morning or afternoon to visit all our donkeys at their home in Llanidloes.  Donkeys are therapeutic animals and help with mental wellbeing, they also make everyone feel instantly happy when being around them.

We are offering children up to 9 years old to come and visit our donkeys.  Learn how to care for them, learn some fun and educational facts, guess what's in the sensory boxes, make some donkey crafts, groom the donkeys, have a short ride on a donkey and other activities.

Donkey sessions will be available for children up to 9 years old.  Over 9 years old can attend but will be unable to have a ride on a donkey.

Dates of the donkey sessions are:

Monday 1st August 2pm - 4pm

Monday 8th August 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm

Monday 15th August 2pm - 4pm

Monday 22nd August 2pm - 4pm

Tuesday 23rd August 2pm - 4pm

Emma's Donkeys Llanidloes

The Game Change Project

Summer of Fun Activity Pony Care Day

Tuesday 16th August 2022 10am - 3pm

Please wear suitable outdoor clothing

Learn how to groom, handle and care for a pony for a day.

Ages 8 - 14 years

Join us for a fun day in the countryside, spending time with our beautiful horses and ponies.

Children will be fully supervised by qualified Equine Facilitated Learning practitioner and DBS checked staff and volunteers.

This Activity is FREE of charge!

Picnic lunch included.

Spaces limited Phone 07766606276 or email for a booking form

Machynlleth Nursery

Stay and Play

Saturday 30th July 2022 am and pm

Puppet making

Soft play

Baby massage

Story telling

Contact Julieann

01654 702933

Summer of fun" dates and times of classes at Maldwyn Dragons Gymnastic club  

Unit 14, Mochdre industrial estate, Newtown Powys SY164LE 

Week 1 

Tuesdays 26th July 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Tuesday 26th July 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling 24 spaces 

Wednesday the 27thJuly 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Wednesday the 27thJuly 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling 24 spaces 

Week 2 

Tuesday 2nd August 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Tuesday 2nd August 12.30 - 3.30pm 24 spaces 

Wednesday 3rd August 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Wednesday 3rd August 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling 24 spaces 

Week 3 

Tuesday 9th August 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Tuesday 9th August 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling 24 spaces 

Wednesday 10th August 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Wednesday 10th August 12.30 - 3.30 Tumbling 24 spaces 

Week 4 

Tuesday 16th August 9 - 12am General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Tuesday 16th August 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling 24 spaces 

Wednesday 17th August 9 - 12pm General gymnastics 24 spaces 

Wednesday 17th August 12.30 - 3.30pm Tumbling. 24 spaces 

Please email the club with your child's full name, any medical needs you may have and which session(s) you would like to attend. The club will send you a link to the online medical form, and your space will be confirmed once this has been filled out. 

Pennant Summer Club

Summer activities


9am - 3.30pm

28.7.22 - Sports Bala FC
11.8.22 - Bethan Page Climate Club

18.8.22 - Sports Bala FC

25.8.22 - Sports Bala FC

Phone 01691 860326 to book places (30 places available) or email

Bring your own packed lunch

Textile Junkies

Summer of Fun

Newtown's on the map - Teens - 25's

Textile Art Workshops

Come and create Newtown's first repurposed textile map of our town, celebrating our amazing textile heritage!

July 26th, 30th August 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 13th, 16th, 23rd, 24th, 27th

16 Severn Street Newtown

Tel 01686 610888

N-Mac Gym presents our first ever Fitblast Kids

Ages 8 - 11 years

Tuesday and Thursday 10.15am

Book online at

N-Mac Gym Agricultural House, Old Kerry Road, Newtown, Powys.  SY16 1BS 07748 153969

Fully Funded Summer Donkey Sessions  

Throughout July , August and September  - Wednesday , Fridays and Sundays  

11am or 2pm 

1.         Early Years - Dyfi Donkey "Dinky" Sessions. 

Hour sessions for Mums/Dads and pre-schoolers /childminder groups or toddler groups 

2.         Family Visits - Discovering Dyfi Donkeys  

Hour sessions for families with any age children. Specifically targeted at families with one child with additional challenges (e.g. ASD, ADHD, Anxiety) 

Includes exclusive use of : 

Dyfi Donkey Woods for wild play 

Four free roaming donkeys to donkey hunt 

Supervised donkey grooming and cwtch session 

For more information or to book 

Contact Louise / 07717020344

Dyfi Donkey Woods , Commins Coch , Machynlleth SY20 8LL 

Rocket Making Day

Friday 5th August 2022 10am - 2.30pm

Taking place at Myrick House, Hendomen, Montgomery.  SY15 6EZ

Design, Construct, Build and launch a rocket

Learn how to build a strong but light frame

Design your own aerodynamic body prototypes

Explore mechanics

Sessions are free and available to those aged 11 and above, booking essential as spaces limited

Register online or call 01686 628778

Beyond Breakout

Escape Room Games

Powys Summer of Fun

Open air games

Magic portal team games

Operation mindfall games

The Mask

Story driven adventures

Be the hero of your story

Immersive fun

Please contact us for a booking form or download from the website

PRO-ACTIVE ADVENTURE Summer Of Fun: Powys 2022

Climbing Club

Llanymynech Quarry August 1st

Kayak Skills

Welshpool August 2nd

Climbing Club

Llanymynech Quarry August 13th

Kayak Skills

Welshpool August 14th

Climbing Club

Llanymynech August 27

How To Book E-Mail: 

Montgomeryshire Youth Theatre

INVITE all young dramatic and creative people aged between 8 and 14 to come and join them in experiencing the sights, sounds and tastes of the world on our make-believe magic carpet ride!  We will be exploring stories and tales from around the world, learning about national identity through drama, storytelling, music and play.  And that's not all!  You will be offered the opportunity to prepare and eat different foods and drinks from all corners of the world as part of this project, and each day you will be fully immersed in and free to explore the different cultures and forbidden places on the planet! 

Montgomeryshire Youth Theatre are pleased to announce that they are providing another FREE project for creative youngsters in the community, thanks to Summer of Fun 2022 funding from Powys County Council! 

Where:                       Guilsfield Community Centre 

When:                        Week beginning 8th August please contact for exact dates

Time:                          10am to 3pm 

Charge:                      FREE OF CHARGE, INCLUDING FOOD 

Contact Penny for more information or to book a place 

07817 721106

DM Pro Coach

Junior Aquathon

Sunday 25th September 2022

Age Year 1 - 8

10am onward

Football sessions

1st 3rd 8th 10th August

Time 4- 5pm

Age Year 1 -4

Cricket Sessions

2nd 4th 9th 11th August

Time 4 - 5.30

Age Year 5 - 8

To book email

Powys Together Programme

Machynlleth Summer of Fun Programme 

Full range of activities for young people from 0 -10 years across the summer holidays! 

Please Contact on 07973981004 for a copy of the timetable 

Forge Ways

Free childrens bushcraft sessions

As part of the Summer of fun grant and funded by Powys County Council, come and join Forge Ways in Pantperthog and learn some bushcraft essential, lighting fires, purifying water, building shelters, using axes and knives and even cooking some wild food

Free for children aged 6 - 14 parent and carer participation essential

To book email

Ennin CIC

Summer Holiday Engagement workshops: 'The Hold Up' Full Day Takeover Workshops for young people age 13 - 25 in Beatboxing, Turntabling, Music Production, Graffiti, Breakdance, Lyric Writing and Performance, led by six experienced artists from The Hold Up and supported by Ennyn CIC. The Hold Up is a collective of artists based in South Wales who utilise the original elements of Hip Hop culture as creative learning tools. They will be bringing their skills and knowledge to our doorstep, providing the means to demystify the creative process and encourage creative expression through movement and sound, visual art and storytelling, lyric writing and music. Over the course of a day, young people will be split into groups and provided with three x 90- minute sessions in one of Hip Hop's creative elements. During the session artists will show them the initial steps necessary to start their creative journey and how quickly they can improve if they are willing to give their time and energy.

Date: Thursday 25th August 11am - 5pm

Location: Y Plas, Machynlleth, SY20 8DL

Book at

Powys Youth Service

Celebrate diversity cultures

Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Penrhos, Newtown and Welshpool

Free for 11 - 25

Time to celebrate unique cultures and customs of different countries through games, crafts, competitions and foods

Please see your Youth Club facebook pages for more information.

Meifod Primary School and Bala Town FC

Multisports holiday club

During the summer holidays


Football, dodgeball, hockey and more

To book contact Rhydian Jones

Email: 07377 408742

Parkour Mach 

Free Parkour sessions 

Dates in July 

Ages 7 - 11 3:30 - 4:40  Ages 12 - 18  4:30 - 5:30  

Book now: 


Summer of Fun 2022  

Brenin Adventures is an outdoor education company based near Llanidloes in Powys, specialising in both water and land based activities. 

Our water based activities at the beautiful Llyn Clywedog include Stand Up Paddleboarding, the fantastic Mega SUPs, canoeing, kayaking and sailing.  

For land activities we offer Bushcraft, Orienteering, Abseiling and Rock Climbing. 

Being AALA registered (HSE requirement by law to work with under 18's) we are licenced to take unaccompanied children from 6 up but we welcome parents and guardians to join us. 

The free of charge Summer of fun activities can be booked directly on our website at 

We have various dates and time slots running between 1st July and 31st August 2022, all details can be found on the website booking pages 

Tuesday 2nd August - Canoeing for ages 15 - 17 - 10am - 12pm

Wednesday 3rd August - Canoeing for ages 12 - 14 - 10am - 12pm

Sunday 7th August - Abseiling for ages 18 - 25 - 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday 10th August - Kayaking for ages 9 - 11 - 10am - 12pm
Friday 12th August Stand up Paddleboarding for ages 12 - 14 - 10am - 12pm
Saturday 20th August - Stand up Paddleboarding for ages 18 - 25 - 10am - 12pm
Friday 26th August - Abseiling for ages 6 - 11 - 10am - 12pm
Saturday 27th August - Abseiling for ages 12 - 17 - 10am - 12pm
Monday 29th August - Raft Building for ages 15 - 17 - 10am - 12pm
Saturday 3rd September - Canoeing for ages 18 - 25 - 10am - 12pm

Contact Us 

We can be contacted via our website on the 'Contact' page, by email at  

and via our facebook page  

Come and Join us this Summer and have a real adventure! 

Eginiad Cymru Cyf

Eco writing

Write and design your own zine

2-5pm Ages 11-15

17th September

To book email


Hafren Foresters Archery Club is delighted to be able to offer fully subsidised archery sessions to the children, young people & families of Powys.

Come and enjoy fully coached sessions completely free of charge throughout the summer! 

Our club welcomes everyone including those with special needs & has disabled access at our main venues. We are fully accredited & insured with Archery GB. 

Archery is a wonderfully unique sport, totally accessible to everyone. No initial athletic prowess is required...if you can hold a bow, you can experience the thrill of hitting the target with your first arrow! We also now cater for even younger children with our child-friendly 'Arrows' mini range. Ask for details when you book. 

The sessions will be run at our outdoor range on Llwyn Afon field next to Seasons Café in Caersws. All equipment will be supplied free of charge. 

Session times & location. 

Various sessions throughout the Summer. 

All enquiries via our facebook page Hafren Foresters Archery Club - New, or our website, or email or mobile 07969 566454 or 07736 777037. 

1st Montgomery Brownies and Guides

Free Summer multi-activity day camp

For girls 4 to 14 years

At Montgomery activity centre

Please email for more information.

Newtown Boxing Club - Peak Fitness


Training Camp 4 weeks 

9am - 12pm 

·         Games and competitions fun, reflexes, muscle memory and sporting fundamentals.  

·         Strength and Conditioning such as using Medicine balls battle ropes, dumbbells, running machines and a variety of gym-based equipment 

·         Boxing techniques tactics and skills including attack and defense techniques 

·         High Intensity fitness training  

·         Using pad work, Punchbags, ladders and a variety of equipment to improve sporting and boxing fundamentals  

·         Fitness tracking and goal setting 

·         Open to Males and Females 

  Participant Outcomes 

·         Improved Cardio vascular and respiratory health 

·         Boost in self confidence 

·         Increased speed and agility 

·         Improved strength 

·         Knowledge on how to train for boxing 

·         Fundamental skills in boxing  

Ages 6 - 9 9am - 10am

Ages 9 - 13 9am - 10.30am

Ages 13+ 9am - 12pm

Please contact Joseph Evans for more information and to book.

07522 396403 - email:

Glantwymyn Community Centre

Summer of Play

July 4th 11th 18th 25th

August 1st 8th 15th 22nd

September 5th 12th 19th 26th

Art and craft



Bouncy Castle

Toys and games


Canolfan Glantwymyn

10am - 12pm

Ages 0 - 6 years

For more information contact


Summer camps

9am - 3pm

Ages 4 - 12

At Berriew and Churchstoke Primary Schools

For dates and more information contact Dave 07838 842113 email:

Llandysilio Community Council


Wednesday 10th Aug & Thurs 11th August 2022 

Four crosses Village centre 

All ages welcome 

2 sessions per day 

10 - 12.00 noon and 2 - 4 p.m  

Please pre-book by contacting Carol Davies on 07890542174 or email

Hafren Nature Adventures

Summer Programme


Rover Safari

Nature Arts

Ages 5 - 14 and family

21st July River Safari

28th July Woodland Adventures

1st August Bushcraft

7th August Nature Arts

8th August River of Life

15th August Camping Crafts

21st August Creative Rivers

22nd August Woodland Adventures

Visit for more information and to book a place

Cultivate Summer of Fun Rainbow Garden Activities

Weekly free family food and craft activities at Cultivate Community Garden

Thursdays during Summer holidays 21st July - 1st September

Ages 4 - 11 with adult supervision

For more information contact

Powys Libraries in conjunction with Mad Science and Xplore! Science Discovery Centre

Sessions run by Xplore! Science Discovery Centre and by Mad Science 

Find details of all sessions on our Summer Reading Challenge page.

Horse and pony activity session

At Bradnant equestrian centre

Throughout July, August and September

Monday 4 - 5.30

Call to book 01686 413942

Puppet Soup

PuppetSoup would like to provide a range of exciting puppetry workshops to families and young people at The Hanging Gardens in Llanidloes over the summer holidays.  

12th August, 12pm - 1.5 hrs - ages 3 - 14yrs

26th August - 12pm = 1.5 hours - ages 3 - 14yrs

We would encourage you to visit our website to see a selection of our work and projects.


The entertainment venue

Event Title:  Children's Creative Wellness Week at Hafren 

Date: 1st - 5th August 2022 for 3 days

Time: 10am - 3pm 

Age Group: 8 - 12years + family yoga sessions 

Space: 30 spaces available on each day 

Please contact Hafren for dates and to book Melanie Pettit 01686 948101 Option 3

DJ & Music Production Sessions  

Do you DJ or produce your own tracks? Or just love music?  

We are a friendly collective of DJs and electronic music producers of all abilities from be.g.inners to established artists. Come and join us to share tracks, chat to other DJs & producers, learn new skills, promote your music on our Mixcloud page and practice on professional equipment.  

For ages 14 - 25 

Treowen Hall, Newtown  

Weekly DJ Club Wednesday evenings - 6pm - 9pm 

From 17th August to 28th September 2022 

2 DJ & Music Production "Taster Sessions" - 11am - 5pm 

Sunday 4th & Sunday 18th September 2022  

Please book in advance. 

or email for further information: 

Cylch Meithrin Machynlleth

15/7/22 Zumbini with Sam

28/7/22 Dance with Sarah Verirt

10/9/22 Educational art workshops with the ENNYN crew

Free tickets available on Eventbrite

KIND TO THE MIND - Summer holiday workshops for 8 - 12 year-olds held at ORIEL DAVIES GALLERY and outside in the green spaces.  

Wednesdays 20, 27July. 3,10,17 August 11AM - 1PM  

Maximum numbers per workshop 12 

To book call into the gallery, ring 01686 625041 or book online 

The workshops will nurture creative talent and encourage children to find their creative voice, make friends and develop confidence.  

Children will work with professional artists in exciting creative workshops inspired by nationally /internationally renowned artists Shani Rhys James and Stephen West whose work will be on show at the gallery during the summer. They will also focus on Welsh le.g.ends and nature and will be delivered bilingually. Children will spend creative time outdoors every workshop.


Mudiad Meithrin

Activities for 0 - 4 years old and their families

11am - 1.30pm

25th July Pontrobert Hall and Parc Eifion

26th July Cowshacc Welshpool

27th July Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant Football Club

28th July Ysgol Dafydd Llwyd Newtown

Arts Connection

Family Arts Workshops 

Llanfyllin - Wednesdays - 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Wed 20th & 27th July & Wed 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th Aug 

Beats & Loops for 10+ 

Llanfyllin - Mondays - 6 - 8pm 

Mon 25th July & 8th & 22nd Aug 

Family Arts Workshops 

Montgomery Town Hall - Tuesdays - 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Thurs 26th July & 9th & 23rd Aug 

Family Arts Workshops 

Llanfair Caereinion Institute - 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Tues 19th July & 2nd & 16th Aug 

Book now


Summer of Fun

Free stem activity days Llanfyllin and Builth Wells

For full details please contact

07888 923904

'Wild Days Out' with Coetir Anian/Cambrian Wildwood Summer 2022 

Do you have a sense of adventure? Do you enjoy being outdoors? Do you like making new friends? If so, come to Coetir Anian/Cambrian Wildwood in Glaspwll near Machynlleth where we will be shelter building, foraging for food, crafting, cooking over a campfire, playing games, learning bushcraft skills, and going wild swimming. Lunch will be provided, cooked over the campfire, and there'll be plenty of delicious homemade cakes and drinks to keep you going through the day. A minibus will bring you from Machynlleth to our site at the be.g.inning of the day and then take you back at the end of the day.  

Ages 7 - 11 Younger Wild Days Out 

28th of July, 11th and 18th of August 10:00 - 16:15.  

Ages 12 - 16 Teenagers' Wild Days Out 

16th, 22nd, 24th and 30th of August 10:00 - 16:15.  

To book a place, please contact: Clarissa Richards, Education Specialist, Coetir Anian 07984 785404  

Kelly Richards - Mwnci's Bach Childminder

Summer of Fun

Various activities

Cwmllinau Village Hall/Park

Please contact

07545 317608

Ysgol Pontrobert

Sports Club

For full details please contact

01938 500394

Llanidloes Together

Details of events on Facebook page (11) Cece FamilyInfo | Facebook  

August 2022

Free Family Fun Days in Llanidloes at Cae Hafren RC Playing Fields. 

Arts connection craft and nature activities, Cathy Beech Singing School, fun singing and dance, Panic Circus Skills area, Hula, juggling, plate spinning etc. Bouncy Castle, Soft Play, Baby Tent, Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust, St Johns Ambulance, Sport Powys Activities Archery, ball skills and more.  

Suitable for all the family and fully accessible.  

Forest Adventures

2 free bushcraft sessions for 11+ focusing on toolwork

3 free pre-school sessions aimed at 0 - 5 years (max of 16 children per session)

The Forest, Gilfach Lane, Kerry. SY16 4DW

For full details and to book please contact 07908 439434

1st Llanbrynmair and Carno

Summer of Fun sessions

Llanbrynmair Community Centre

To book a place please email

Dyfi Forest Riders

FREE MTB sessions

Coaching and riding on local trails

Get on the bike with fun and friends

Weekday evening sessions and weekend morning sessions

For dates and to book please email

Welshpool Rugby Club

General rugby activities suitable for young people of all levels of experience and ability.

26th July, 9th August, and 23rd August

10am until 2pm

Welshpool Rugby Club

Age 6 - 12 (years 2 - 7)