Food & Drink – A local trail around Merthyr Tydfil

A free guided walk with local historian Huw Williams on the subject of all things food and drink! Find out how our eating habits have changed over the last few decades with new cuisines coming into the town. Discover why drinking the local beers and ales was a very good idea in previous centuries. Visit some of the town's best-known pubs and eateries, and hear the tales that have made them the stuff of Merthyr legend! Please gather outside Redhouse at 10.55am, ready to set off at 11:00. All ages and walking abilities are welcome.

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A Halloween Walk

Be afraid, be very afraid!! Where better to celebrate Halloween than on a spooky walk with local historian Huw Williams? Wear your Halloween costume (or something dark) and walk in the scary footsteps of ghosts and ghouls with a visit to a cholera cemetery and a poor law workhouse, listen to creepy tales and walk ghoulishly dark back alleys. What horrors await you? All ages are welcome, whether you’re a grown-up ghoul or a tiny terror. The tour is free and will last approximately 2 hours. Please gather outside Redhouse at 3.55pm, ready for a 4pm start. The first 100 [...]

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Superhero Day

Calling all superheroes!! With great power comes great responsibility....Get the kids dressed up and ready to meet their favourite Superheroes. Join us between 11am – 3pm on Wednesday, 2nd November at Graham Way in the town centre when the mightiest heroes will fly into town for Merthyr’s very first Superhero Day. Superheroes, unite! Meet all your favourite superheroes, including Captain America, Spider-Man, Batman, Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Iron Man, Harley Quinn, Star Wars Villian Kylo Ren, and every little girl's favourite heroine, Elsa. Snap a selfie with the incredible 1989 Batmobile, and don’t forget to come along dressed up as [...]

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