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image for Exhibition item typeThe Knife Angel at Y Drenewydd | Newtown

Exhibition, Sat 4 Jan - Sat 1 Feb 2020, free entry



Image credit: Visit Mid Wales


The Knife Angel will be visiting Powys for 28 days from 4 th January 2020. The Knife Angel is the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression; and has been sculpted out of knives that have been surrendered to/or seized by police forces throughout the UK. For more information on the Knife Angel, please see

During its time in Powys, the Knife Angel will be placed outside of the Oriel Davies Gallery in Newtown. Newtown and Powys will be the first place in Wales to host the ‘Knife Angel’, and it aims to raise awareness of violence and aggression; and give an opportunity for people to take a stand against violence in their communities.

Cash PointDisabled toiletsPostboxPublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 4 Jan - Sat 1 Feb 2020


Free entry


SY16 2BB



Plan route to Y Drenewydd |  Newtown using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SO 108916  Lat: 52.51512 Long: -3.31512

BY TRAIN: Newtown railway station is a 10 minute walk from the town centre. There is parking at the station and taxis are available in the town centre

BY BUS: Newtown bus station is located in the town centre off Back Lane (opposite Argos) with services from/to Shrewsbury, Llanidloes, Machynlleth, Llandrindod Wells, Builth Wells, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Birmingham and London.

BY CAR: A458 from Shrewsbury to Welshpool; then A483.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Newtown station


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted