There’s always something going on in Wales - there’s food and drinks, arts and literature, music and a range of fun and quirky events planned all over Wales. So hop on to the next flight and enjoy all these events in Wales!
There will be inspirational cookery demonstrations, interactive foodie workshops, live music and children’s entertainment – the perfect recipe for a fabulous foodie weekend the whole family will enjoy!
Cardiff Castle, Wales
The Great British Cheese Festival is first and foremost a showcase for cheesemakers. The aim is to provide a quality experience for visitors in which they can enjoy the huge variety of British Cheeses on offer and engage with the makers to discover more about their various processes. The event relies upon the attendance of the cheesemakers supported of course by the many other quality producers on site.
Three events within the annual Swansea Festival of Music and the Arts two-week programme celebrating the centenary of Dylan Thomas' birth. The Wales premiere of A Dylan Thomas Trilogy by John Corigliano, A Festival commission of Llareggub by Swansea-born international composer Karl Jenkins in celebration of his 70th birthday & The Music in the Words. An outreach project for 30 Swansea schools, developed by Ty Cerdd and managed by Swansea's Arts in Education team.
Dylan Thomas Birthplace, the Garage, Mozart's, the Chattery,St. James Social Club, Noah's Yard ,Wales
Do Not Go Gentle aims to be a festival that he might have liked, including music, literature, comedy and film it combines cosy and atmospheric venues with acts that could have inspired and amused Dylan in his day.
Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival has grown to become one of the most popular events of its kind in Wales. Thousands flock to the market town each year to sample the high quality artisan produce available, with only one factor ever putting a dampener on proceedings – and even larger attendance figures – the often inclement October weather.
They are more than simply a food festival and our exciting programme includes going all out to help their visitors grow their own food. Their trees, bees and farming marquee – with its farmyard of live animals – will include lots of advice and info on growing your own fruit and vegetables. Look out for talks and advice from some of Wales’ greenest-fingered garden experts.
Barry Island, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
The Rotary Club of Barry is set to stage an exceptional evening of fun and fireworks. The event will be on whatever the weather, so ignore any rumours to the contrary. By agreement with Pendragon Firework, based here in Wales, this year’s display should be bigger and better than ever. Go along and enjoy yourselves in what promises to be a wonderful evening of fun, fireworks and music.
LLANWRTYD WELLS, Wales
Whether you are a hardened mountain biker or a fun rider who happens to like a drop of real ale, The Real Ale Wobble will be right up your street! The wobble is a non competitive event marking the beginning of a 10 day Mid Wales Beer Festival.
Lighting up the skyline this winter is the amazing Sky Ridealong with some brand new festive funfair rides. Ice skating is still top of the bill with two fantastic outdoor ice rinks – the Admiral Rink and a children’s rink, plus Santa’s Grotto and an indoor café – all the ingredients for a perfect day out!
Pembroke Castle, Wales
It will be a wonderful way to get into the Christmas spirit, pick up some gifts, enjoy some of the best local food and drink produce and meet up with friends to celebrate the festive season. The market will be within a large marquee in the Outer Ward of the Castle grounds. There will be a variety of locally produced food and drink, crafts, toys, handmade jewellry, and fashion.