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Upcoming events
Chocoholics 5k Road Race & Fun Run

Starts at 07/04/2023 10:30am till 07/04/2023 03:30pm
At Maldwyn Leisure Centre
Organised by Maldwyn Harriers

Fun run starts at 10.30am (1 mile) (under 9’s to be accompanied by an adult)
(All entries for the fun run on the day)
Main Race starts at 11.00am (runners must be 11 years or older on the day)

Please note that wheelchairs/ prams are not allowed in the main race

Entry fees: Club registered athletes £8.00 Unattached £10.00
Athletes aged 18 and under in full time education £5
Fun Run Entry £2.00

Awards in all categories and prizes to all fun runners
Entries on the day accepted but prefer entries online

Newtown Summer Fayre

Starts at 30/04/2023 11:00am till 30/04/2023 08:00pm
At Town Hall Grounds
Organised by Open Newtown & Others

The fayre will take place on Sunday, April 30, from 11am to 8pm, and will be held on the patio and green space outside Oriel Davies Gallery.

The event, organised by Open Newtown, Oriel Davies Gallery and Creative Stuff Newtown, will celebrate Spring, growing, sustainability and wellbeing.

Stalls and workshops will run from 11am to 4pm, followed by music and performances from 4pm to 8pm.

The fayre will also feature a procession and a performance of Qwerin, a contemporary dance show that has toured across Wales.

Montgomery Canal Triathlon

Starts at 20/05/2023 09:30am till 20/05/2023 05:30pm
At Hafan ry Afon
Organised by Friends of Montgomery Canal

The 2023 Montgomery Canal Triathlon on 20th May will be the 11th – one of the biggest events to take place on or near the canal. The Triathlon is organised by the Friends of the Montgomery Canal and is supported by the Canal & River Trust in aid of the restoration of the Montgomery Canal. It is one of the most popular cross border events, starting in Newtown in Wales and ending in Shropshire.

This annual event has had several formats since it started in 2012. Most recently, it has been a special ‘marathon’ length of about 27 miles, owing to restoration works on the canal. In 2023, the Triathlon will have a format similar to 2022 but, owing to new restoration works, will be slightly longer at about 28½ miles – but still a special ‘marathon’ length.

The Triathlon starts at Hafan yr Afon in Newtown for the 12-mile cycling section to Belan. It will include three major and two minor road crossings where the canal was blocked after it was closed.

Then there will be 5½ miles by canoe to Pool Quay, through 2 locks, followed by 11 miles on foot to the finish at Morton (with two more road crossings at blockages on the A483 and two at minor roads). The finish at Morton is about 1½ miles further than the 2022 finish at Schoolhouse Bridge, Crickheath, which will be a restoration construction site!

This is a great day out for families with children as well as experienced triathletes. All entrants who complete a section will receive a commemorative medallion made from local slate.

Newtown Outdoor Festival 2023

Starts at 03/06/2023 09:00am till 04/06/2023 05:00pm
At Oriel Davies Gallery
Organised by Walking Newtown

Bring the family to a fun, active weekend of walking, cycling, running, canoeing, fishing, scouting, archery, art, music and more. All daytime events are free and there are activities for all ages, interests and abilities.
Celebrate the summer and the beautiful Welsh landscape during an exciting weekend of events. Come along to our hub at Oriel Davies Gallery in the Park, Newtown. Sign up for one of 18 guided walks which vary in length and difficulty. Many of the walks have themes – challenge, long, short, accessible, dog, pub, Welsh, foraging, history, singing, nature, and art. You will find one suitable for all interests, ages and abilities.
Try cycling, canoeing, mountain biking, archery, running, gardening and more.
Extend your active day with a ceilidh on Saturday evening provided by local group, ffonic.

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