Look no further for things to do with a chilling twist this autumn. MWT Cymru (Mid Wales Tourism) has collated the following round-up of spooky events in Mid Wales in the lead up to Halloween and during the half term school break. For more inspiration go to www.visitmidwales.co.uk
Auctioneers Halls held their second seasonal sale of 2,000 breeding sheep on Love Lane, Bishops Castle on Saturday which included 650 yearlings and stock ewes, 700 ewe lambs, 50 breeding rams and 600 store lambs.
Prices were as good as ever, said auctioneer David Bryan Jones, with a number of buyers keen to satisfy their requirements before the end of the season.
Four colleagues from a leading British oil and lubricant manufacturer have chosen a new challenge to support Hope House Children’s Hospice.
The team from Morris Lubricants in Shrewsbury will take on the 50-mile Longmynd Hike competition over the weekend of October 7 and 8 which involves climbing more than 8,000 feet, covering eight summits, in under 24 hours.
Vale of Rheidol Railway in Mid Wales has announced the publication of ‘The Welsh Potosi’, the second book of Ioan Lord’s extensive research into local mining history, which is filled with important discoveries.
The Plynlimon Mountains, situated in the heart of Mid Wales and the wider Cambrian Mountains, were once known by a different name - one that was composed to reflect the riches of South America during the 17th century.
The 23rd annual joint production sale of pedigree in-lamb Charollais ewes and ewe lambs at Shrewsbury Auction Centre this Saturday, October 7 has been billed as “one not to be missed”.
Auctioneers Halls have secured the British Charollais Sheep Society sale, which starts at 12 noon, for the first time. Ninety of the country’s elite Charollais females are set to go under the hammer, including 73 in-lamb shearling ewes, 13 ewe lambs and four ewes.
Talented chefs from across Wales will be demonstrating their culinary skills as the Mid Wales Autumn Fayre returns to the Royal Welsh Showground at Builth Wells this weekend (October 7 and 8) with a packed programme of attractions for all the family.
The Celtic Collection, comprising a luxury resort, hotels and lodges across South Wales, has just enrolled its 100th active apprentice with the country’s leading provider of apprenticeships to the hospitality industry.
A single owner collection comprising more than 350 paintings, prints and sculptures which belonged to late West Midlands vascular surgeon Magdi Latif Obeid has been consigned to a leading Shropshire fine art auction house.
The collection will be sold over two timed, online auctions from today (September 29) to October 17 and as part of a modern and contemporary art auction running from October 13-31.
A thriving South Shropshire rugby club for young players aged from five and 16 years has received a boost from a major sponsor.
Players from Clee Hill Mini Rugby Club will literally be helping to spread the name and brand of Halls, one of the UK’s leading independent firms of estate agents, chartered surveyors, auctioneers and valuers, this season.
An important collection of Coalport China which belonged to a late Shropshire hotelier, whose collecting interest began as a child, is to be sold over two sales by a leading regional fine art auction house.
The Ivor Southorn Coalport Collection, valued at between value is £30,000 and £35,000, has been consigned by his family to Halls Fine Art in Shrewsbury where the 192 lots will be sold on October 4 and December 6.