News and Events

Date of Event : 24.05.14

Queens Baton Relay

The Queen's Baton Relay is coming to Blaenau Gwent!

Saturday 24th May 2014 sees the Queen's Baton Relay arriving in Blaenau Gwent and in celebration of this wonderful event Blaenau Gwent will be hosting numerous events all across the borough to celebrate the arrival, with Tredegar Town Council and Bedwellty House and Park hosting the events in Tredegar.

Tredegar Town Centre 5.00pm
Procession led by Tredegar Town Band from the Gold Post Box at Tredegar Shopping Centre, along Commercial Street to receive the Queen's Baton in Castle Street where local sports people will carry the baton to Bedwellty Park.

Party in the Park 4.00pm-8.oopm, Bedwellty House and Park
• Art and Craft Stalls
• Storytelling    
• Face Painting
• Fairground rides
• Climbing Wall
• Demonstrations from the Tredegar Young Fire Fighters
• Community stalls
• Sports demonstrations and 'have a go' activities including Mini Rugby,Football and Tennis.
• Sports Themed Exhibition by Tredegar Camera Club
Show your support and cheer our young baton bearers as they run the relay through the park.

For further information about the events please contact:
Alyson Tippings Tel: 01495 355937 or 07968 472812, email:
Vickie Nash Tel: 01495 353370, email:

Click on Blaenau Gwent Events poster for details on all local events.