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of poetry, literary, music, dance, comedy, science and technology with a warm welcome to non Welsh speakers www.eisteddfod.org.uk Brecon: Brecon Jazz	an international festival bringing super- cool jazz from some of the worlds top musicians and performers. www.breconjazz.org Conwy: River Festival www.conwyriverfestival.org Powys:The Green Man Festival: Glanusk Estate
in beautiful Brecon Beacons’ National Park. More than just music ‘Arguably the definitive boutique festival’, www.thegreenmanfestival.co.uk Swansea: International Paralympic Committee Athletics European Championships First in UK since 2012 Olympics www.paralympic.org
DECEMBER
Wales
22 - 01 June
26 – 31
JUNE
12 –07 Sept
JULY
01 - 12 08 - 12
21 - 24
AUGUST
01 - 09
Basel, Montreux, Zürich, Saint-Gallen all offer Christmas Markets, spicy snacks and drinks, lovely gift ideas. www.christmas-markets.org
Hay on Wye: Hay Festival Ten days, 900+ events and, arguably, the world’s greatest gathering of international writers and thinkers. www. hayfestival.com Boncath, Pembrokshire :Urdd National Eisteddfod: Europe’s largest youth arts festival celebrating the best talent in song, dance, drama and design www.urdd.org/eisteddfod
Cardiff Festival : Street theatre, live music, comedy, drama and funfairs www.cardiff-festival. com
Gower :Folk Festival : Churches along the Gower become intimate concert venues Featuring the very best in music.	www. gowerfestival.org
Llangollen :International Musical Eisteddfod an extraordinary cultural celebration featuring 4,000 competitors - singers, dancers and musicians from over 50 countries worldwide. www.international- eisteddfod.co.uk
Builth Wells:Royal Welsh Show Britain’s most popular agricultural show with a host of attractions - live music, displays, craft stalls, food etc www. rwas.co.uk
Millennium Coastal Park. Llanelli National Eisteddfod of Wales	The highlight of the Welsh language cultural calendar is and eight day festival
08 -10
10 – 17 14- 17
18 – 23
SEPTEMBER
06	Cardiff: Mardi Gras A week-long arts festival leads up to Wales’s biggest celebration of gay and lesbian
life www.cardiffmardigras.co.uk 20 – 21	Abergavenny: Food Festival One of the biggest UK food events. Celebrity chefs,
master classes, tastings and street stalls. www.
abergavennyfoodfestival.com 26 - 28	Porthcawl :Elvis Festival ‘The King’ lives on, dozens
of tribute acts from all over the world perform in the biggest Elvis festival in Europe. www.elvies. co.uk
OCTOBER
11 -12	Anglesey Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival www. angleseyoysterfestival.com
27 – 09	Swansea :Dylan Thomas Festival Readings, talks, performances, music and celebrity guests celebrate
the life and work of Dylan Thomas, Wales’ most famous writer. www.dylanthomas.com
NOVEMBER
NOV/DEC	Cardiff: Winter Wonderland & Swansea Waterfront Wonderland : Outdoor ice skating, funfair,
mulled wine and roasted join in the Christmas festivities chestnuts, in Swanseas’ villages. www.
cardiffswinterwonderland.com swanseachristmas.com
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