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EVI OPEN WEEK

When is it?

1st - 5th August

How much is it?

FREE Join us for a week full of free activities and food to celebrate EVI opening its doors again!

Join us for a week full of free activities and food to celebrate EVI opening its doors again!

Family crafting and wildlife activities, cultural exhibition, wellbeing classes, business/ digital support workshops, afternoon tea, creative writing and singing, and the opening of our new ‘Café at EVI’ – we have a week full of free and fun activities planned for all ages in Blaenau Gwent!

To celebrate our Open Week and the new ‘Café at EVI’, all children will be provided with a free, healthy lunchbox to eat in or takeaway throughout the week. Keep checking this page for daily updates, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any queries by emailing megan@promo.cymru, ringing 01495708022 or popping in.

Some events will require pre-booking, others are available for anyone to pop in. Click the link below to see our full programme of activities. Come and join us!

This Open Week is funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund.


All our upcoming classes

Head 4 Arts – Performance Arts Summer School

16th, 17th & 18th August | 10am - 12.30pm

FREE

Afternoon Tea and Film

Monday 1st August | 2.30pm

FREE

EVI OPEN WEEK

1st - 5th August

FREE Join us for a week full of free activities and food to celebrate EVI opening its doors again!

Singing for Beginners

Monday 1st August | 1.30pm-2.30pm

FREE

Driftwood Craft, Pyrography, Pebble Art & Seed Bomb Making

Tuesday 2nd August | 11am - 4pm

FREE (This event is now fully booked)

Youth Entrepreneur Session

Tuesday 2nd August | 1.30pm - 3.30pm

FREE

Silk-Painting for Families

Thursday 4th August | 10am - 12pm / 1pm - 3pm

FREE (Only afternoon session space available)

Perfect Pollinators: Bug Home Making

Friday 5th August | 10am - 12.30pm

FREE (this event is now fully booked)

Creative Writing Workshop

Friday 5th August | 11am - 12pm

FREE

Owl Sanctuary Visit

Friday 5th August | 1pm - 2pm

FREE

Hospitality Training Programme

9 training sessions taking place from 21st June - 14th July

FREE Whether you are planning to renew your basic skills, looking for a career change, or hoping to start a career in hospitality then this is the programme for you.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: EVI Repair Cafe

If you have the skills to help repair bicycles, jewellery, IT/tech, clothing, woodwork and more- we'd love to hear from you. Help us reduce waste and bring the community together!

PAST EVENT: Coffee Morning At EVI: Dementia UK

Tuesday 17th May 10.30am - 12.30pm

(This event has passed. Keep up to date on our upcoming events via our website and social media! Get in touch if this is an event you would be interested in attending in the future.)

PAST EVENT: Ebbw Vale Speak-Easy: Helping you say what you mean and mean what you say!

Thursday 12th May 1pm - 2.30pm

FREE (This event has passed. Keep up to date on our upcoming events via our website and social media! Get in touch if this is an event you would be interested in attending in the future.)

Foundation Funders:

National Lottery Community Fund Logo
Welsh Government Logo

Current Funders:

Lloyds Bank Foundation Logo
Landfills Tax Scheme Logo
WCVA Logo
Blaenau Gwent County Council Logo
UK Gov Wales