Blaenavon Town Council

  • 01495 790643 Clerk to the Council Kevin Warren
  • blaenavontc@btconnect.com
  • 101, High Street,
  • Blaenavon, Torfaen NP4 9PT

Community Groups

Blaenavon has a wealth of community groups: from an above average number of sports clubs and teams - we love our rugby, in particular - to  theatre, musical, historical, religious and social groups.  There's something for everyone.  Please click to discover more details.

Blaenafon Joggers

Blaenafon Joggers is a super-friendly and welcoming running group, open to anyone who wants to run, or start to run to get fit or to compe…

Blaenavon Blues AFC

Blaenavon Blues AFC was formed in 1947 by Ernest Pugh. The club currently runs three senior teams competing in the Gwent County league and…

Blaenavon Horticultural Society

Gardening and home crafts to suit every age group and ability.

Blaenavon Ladies' Choir

Blaenavon Ladies Choir meets every Wednesday in the Senior Citizens' Hall from 7-9pm.

Blaenavon Local History Society

Blaenavon Local History Society meets on the second Thursday of the month. Various speakers will give talks on all local history subje…

Blaenavon Male Voice Choir

Blaenavon Male Voice Choir was first formed over 100 years ago, made up mainly of men from all walks of life in the Eastern Valley. Consisti…

Blaenavon RFC mini & junior rugby

Blaenavon RFC was established in 1877, our Mini & junior section was established in 2017, we have over 130 children and we currently o…

Blaenavon Scout Group

The history of scouting in Blaenavon goes back 100 years. Beavers and Cubs meet at the Busy Bees Playgroup, Scouts meet at the Forge…

Blaenavon Seniors

Based at the Senior Citizen's Hall, Park Street, this is an organisation for ladies and gentlemen aged 55 and over.


Blaenavon Steampunk Mob

New group to give Steampunks a social regular activity

Blaenavon Town Band

The Band is one of the oldest cultural organisations in the town, historical records show that there was a Brass Band in the town in 1833,…

Blaenavon Townswomen's Guild

The Townswomen's Guild is a social group for ladies that offers numerous interesting activities for its members. 

Blaenavon TownTeam

town-centre events group with a focus on events aiming to improve/enhance social & economic cohesion in the town centre [ grew out of t…

Blaenavon World Heritage Environment Group

If you are enthusiastic about our stunning landscape then why not join our group to help protect it and inspire others about its features? Y…

Cwmavon Craft Group

We are a craft group that meets in Cwmavon Village Hall where we craft and create handmade cards, knit, crochet, patchwork and lots of oth…

Dawnswyr Blaenafon

Formed five years ago we are a Traditional Dance Team focusing mainly on traditional Welsh Folk Dance.
All are welcome to join us with no exp…

Forgeside AFC

Forgeside AFC was formed in June 2015, mainly from Blaenavon Blues’ third team. The club currently runs two teams in the Gwent Central Leagu…

Forgeside RFC

Forgeside RFC was formed in the 1880s. We have a senior team, vets and junior section.

Friends of the Llanerch Memorial Fund

Our aim is to raise sufficient fund to erect a memorial for the 176 who died in The Llanerch Disaster on 6th February 1890, information can …

Pontypool & Blaenavon Model Railway Club

The Model Railway club is based at the Furnace Sidings Station of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Heritage Railway at Garn yr Erw, Blaenavon. 

Theatre AdHoc @ The Workmen’s

Resident Theatre company of Blaenavon Workmen’s Hall

Torfaen County Borough Council - 'Torfaen take a Stroll'

Torfaen take a Stroll has been running for 14 years with regular weekly ‘Health’ walks and ‘Progressive’ walks taking place throughout the…