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Events in Wales

[Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod]

Take a look at some of the events taking place in Wales over the coming months.

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Many other events take place throughout the year at our Cadw sites, including our famous castles.




  • 1 March is St David’s Day (Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant), when we celebrate our national day at events around the country
  • Rugby - Natwest Six Nations Rugby Internationals, Principality Stadium, Cardiff

​​ April  


  • Be entertained at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival
  • Focus Wales, Wrexham, 200+ bands plus comedy, arts and film
  • Take on the challenge of the Snowdonia Slateman Triathlon
  • Hay Festival of Literature - Britain’s ‘town of books’ is the ideal setting for this literary festival with an international reputation
  • HowTheLightGetsIn 2019 - In the stunning setting of the Wye Valley, the world's largest philosophy and music festival returns to Hay for 2019. Described as Europe's answer to TED, this unique festival of ideas and music promises 200+ events with more than 80 boundary-crossing debates and talks with the world's leading thinkers, plus music and performance events, late night parties, academy courses, comedy, film, spa sessions, and more.
  • Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival
  • Urdd National Eisteddfod (Youth Eisteddfod) - Europe’s largest youth arts festival.




  • National Eisteddfod of Wales, this cultural gathering is dedicated to Welsh, Britain’s oldest living language but non-Welsh speakers are very welcome
  • Green Man Festival is an alternative 3 day folk festival in the Brecon Beacons



November and December

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Events details are given for general information. Please check the official sites for details.