BIG Pit National Coal Museum will be holding a variety of family events this summer.

The museum in Blaenavon will be hosting the Be a Big Pit Explorer Day series from Saturday, May 26 to Sunday, June 3.

The event will encourage people to pick up a trail and spot the objects around the museum.

If you spot them all you can get a prize.

It starts from 12 noon to 4pm

There is no charge to attend the event.

Then Father’s Day Feastival will be held on Sunday, June 17.

Join the Torfaen museum for a Father’s Day treat, with local food and drink stalls, free family entertainment and the world famous underground tour, plus a free cuppa and Welsh cake for dad.

You can also jump on board the Pontypool & Blaenavon Railway where fathers can ride for free.

A free brewery tour at Rhymney Brewery, at the Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Estate in Blaenavon, and a well-deserved free half of ale for dads will be available too.

Visit all three attractions to be entered into a prize draw for a food and drink hamper.

The events are run in partnership with Torfaen County Borough Council.

For more information about what you can do at the Big Pit National Coal Museum, please visit their website at Big Bit is also hosting the For Freedom and Empire exhibition about slate quarrying communities during the First World War which is running until Sunday, June 24.