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What's on in Mid Wales

Discover what's on in Mid Wales to help plan your visit.

We have concerts, shows, exhibitions, festivals, fairs... there's lots going on all year round.

Some are annual events and some take place every month, like farmers markets where you can pick up tasty local produce.

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Major Events

Wonderwool Wales

Wonderwool Wales

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Apr 2018

Wonderwool Wales is the premier Wool & Natural Fibre Festival in Wales promoting wool and natural fibre production and its use in Wales.

Machynlleth Comedy Festival

Machynlleth Comedy Festival

Fri 4 - Sun 6 May 2018

Machynlleth will be filled with laughter, music and plenty of family fun. The festival is a firm fixture in many people’s diaries.

Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Royal Welsh Spring Festival

Sat 19 - Sun 20 May 2018

A celebration of smallholding and rural life; the two-day festival, with its action-packed programme, offers the perfect family day out.

MACH 3

Mach 3 Motorcycle & Music Festival

Thu 24 - Mon 28 May 2018

MACH is a unique motorcycling festival set in the lush, rolling hills and mountains of west Wales.

No Bull Just Beer and Bikes Show

No Bull Just Beer & Bikes Show

Fri 25 - Mon 28 May 2018

The No Bull just Beer and Bikes show is a brilliant weekend, there will be the usual free Tractor Tom ride to and from the nearby town of Builth Wells where live bands play at the local pubs.

Urdd Eisteddfod

Urdd Eisteddfod

Mon 28 May - Sat 2 Jun 2018

The 2018 Brecon & Radnorshire Urdd National Eisteddfod will be at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells 28th May - 2 June 2018. Cynhelir Eisteddfod yr Urdd Brycheiniog a Maesyfed ar faes y Sioe, Llanelwedd rhwng 28 Mai – 2 Mehefin 2018.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 23 - Thu 26 Jul 2018

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Festival

Solarsphere 2018

Fri 10 - Mon 13 Aug 2018

SOLARSPHERE 2018 combines the science of astronomy with the back drop of a "music festival". Location: Penmaenau Farm, Builth Wells LD2 3RD

Green Man Festival

Green Man Festival

Thu 16 - Sun 19 Aug 2018

Green Man is an independent music and arts festival held annually in mid-August in the Brecon Beacons.

Food and Drink Event

Cardigan River and Food Festival

Sat 18 Aug 2018

Location: Quay Street Car Park, Cardigan. Cardigan's River & Food Festival is one of West Coast Wales' premier food festivals celebrating the River Teifi and the diversity of food grown or prepared in the area.

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

Sun 26 Aug 2018

The 33rd annual World Bog Snorkelling Championships are to be held on Sunday 26th August 2018 in Llanwrtyd Wells - an event that Lonely Planet described as one of the top 50 "must do" things from around the world.

Abergavenny Food Festival

Abergavenny Food Festival

Sat 15 - Sun 16 Sep 2018

Abergavenny will once again become a centre for culinary celebration in September. Abergavenny Food Festival 2018 is it’s 20th year running and reaches 35,000 people of a 2-day festival weekend.

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Thu 22 - Sun 25 Nov 2018

The Hay Festival Winter Weekend promises to be a fun-filled festive couple of days for all the family. Come to Hay for sparkling stories, Christmas inspiration and fine shopping.

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Royal Welsh Winter Fair

Mon 26 - Tue 27 Nov 2018

Come and celebrate Christmas and witness the finest prime stock show in Europe at this year’s Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Royal Welsh Show

Royal Welsh Show

Mon 22 - Thu 25 Jul 2019

The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.

Farmers Markets

Check dates and times of upcoming farmers markets in Mid Wales.

The place to find fresh, local, quality food and drink produce, not to mention crafts.

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Snowdonia Events

George Harrison Night

George Harrison Night

Sun 25 Feb 2018

Portmeirion celebrates George Harrison’s 75th birthday with an exciting evening of talks, tours, food, film and music.

St. David's Day Celebration (3rd March)

St. David's Day Celebration (3rd March)

Sat 3 Mar 2018

Celebrate St David's Day (a couple of days after) with us, and if you live in North Wales, travel for free.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 18 Mar 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

The 6th Trail

The 6th Trail

Sat 24 Mar 2018

The 6km race takes place along mythical paths, enchanted woods and areas of natural beauty. There’s even a children’s race this year.

Easter Event

Easter Egg Hunt

Fri 30 Mar - Mon 2 Apr 2018

Can you find all the Easter eggs that are hidden along the line and at the station and solve the puzzle?

Race the Train

Race the Train

Sat 7 Apr 2018

"Race the train" with a twist! Paddleboarders race the train along the length of the lake.

Sporting Event

Ultra Weekend

Sat 14 - Sun 15 Apr 2018

The fourth annual Buff Winter Trail Wales will take in the Trail Marathon Wales half marathon route across the same stunning trails and tracks of the world-renowned Coed y Brenin Forest Park.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 15 Apr 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Prisoner Convention Weekend

Prisoner Convention Weekend

Fri 20 - Sun 22 Apr 2018

Join in the fun of the annual “The Prisoner” convention, held in the grounds of Portmeirion, the colourful setting that doubled for “The Village” in the TV series.

Goldrush Trail

Goldrush Trail

Sat 21 Apr 2018

The Goldrush Trail race visits some of the best trails and singletrack that Coed y Brenin has to offer.

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Dolgellau Farmers Market

Sun 20 May 2018

A lively market with a variety of stalls including local foods and crafts. Location: Eldon Square, Dolgellau LL40 1PS

Great Little Trains Model Railway Show

Great Little Trains Model Railway Show

Sat 26 - Mon 28 May 2018

The third Great Little Trains Model Railway exhibition in the town of Bala which will be held at Ysgol Y Berwyn Secondary School, Bala LL23 7RU (on the A4212).

Railway Event

Bala Lake Festival of Transport

Sun 27 - Mon 28 May 2018

The Festival will feature a selection of vintage and classic tractors, motorbikes, cars, rally cars, stationary engines, classic Landrovers, fairground, military and large scale models.

Sioe-Talybont

Talybont & North Ceredigion Agricultural Show

Sat 25 Aug 2018

Venue: Black Lion Fields, Talybont, SY24 5ER Annual Agricultural Show - a great day out for all the family.

Powys Events

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Ceredigion Events

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And plenty of places to stay ...

Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall

Brecon

Llangoed Hall Hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens. It is the 'home from home' that you would expect from your 'best friend's Country House'.

Country House Hotel with 25 rooms, £99-£650 prpnb

Lounge Bar

The Wynnstay

Machynlleth

The Wynnstay Machynlleth is a charming old Coaching Inn. The restaurant appeals to gourmets, hungry locals and travellers. Open fires, log stoves, excellent wines and real ales. "This one is different", said Martin Bright in The Observer.

Hotel with 23 rooms, £65-£115 prpnb

The Coach House Brecon front exterior

The Coach House

Brecon

Coach houses were traditionally warm and welcoming places. This particular example is one of a new breed, offering contemporary townhouse accommodation. The Coach house is one of only 2% in the country that hold the five star GOLD award

Guest Accommodation with 6 rooms, £69-£165 prpnb

Cambrian View

Bryncarnedd Cottages

Aberystwyth

Bryncarnedd Cottages are located 1 mile from Aberystwyth’s town center. Nestled in the immediate countryside at the top of Aberystwyth, these cottages enjoy the closeness to the town as well as being just far enough out to enjoy the country

Self-catering with 20 units, £350-£1750 pupw sleeps 2-10

The relaxing garden at Bodiwan B&B, Bala, Gwynedd

Bodiwan

Bala

Bodiwan is located in Bala a short walk from local shops, restaurants and the lake. This grade II listed historic building is run by Mark and Sarah as a modern, friendly, family bed and breakfast.

Bed & Breakfast with 5 rooms, £65-£110 prpnb

Cwmbiga Cottages Sitting Room and Kitchen

Cwmbiga Cottages

Llanidloes

Our 4* cottages in the Hafren Forest, Cambrian Mountains, Powys provide a great base for activity breaks & family get togethers. Relax by the wood burner, enjoy the peace & the wildlife on our smallholding. Small party discount available.

Self-catering with 2 units, £122-£398 pupn sleeps 1-7

Dinas Caravan Park

Dinas Camping

Llanbedr

Dinas camping is a small, quiet site which allows Campfires. At Dinas you have the best of both worlds as it is located in the Rhinog foothills but only 3 miles from some glorious sandy beaches and Harlech castle.

Touring & Camping Park with 33 pitches, £18-£22 ptpn

Glamping in Dinas

Glamping Hideaway in the Hills

Llanbedr

Luxury camping, glamorous camping or posh camping whichever you choose to call it - Have a go and Go glamping at Dinas Caravan Park camping and glamping.

Alternative Accommodation with 3 units, £375-£425 pupw sleeps 1-4

Camping Pod

Camping Pods @ Hideaway in the Hills

Llanbedr

Camping Pod - sleeps 2 adults and 1 small child This compact pod offers all the fun of camping, without the effort of putting up a tent!

Glamping with 1 unit, £35 pupn sleeps 2-3

Dinas Caravan Park

Dinas Caravan Park

Llanbedr

A small, quiet, Park with only 8 static caravans. Located between Harlech and Barmouth on the Ardudwy Way long distance path in the Rhinog foothills. 3 miles from sandy beaches and castle.

Holiday & Camping Park (SC) with 5 units, £50-£90 pupn sleeps 1-4

Gwesty Cymru

Gwesty Cymru

Aberystwyth

Luxury Welsh hotel situated at the centre of Aberystwyth's promenade in Ceredigion. Inviting, fresh and stylish with 8 bedrooms featuring LCD televisions, wifi and Egyptian cotton linen. Seafront terraced restaurant serves local food.

Restaurant with Rooms with 8 rooms, £50-£165 prpnb

Swan at Hay

The Swan at Hay

Hay-on-Wye

As a former coaching inn, The Swan at Hay is full of character, from the original Georgian windows overlooking the garden to the cobbled stable block.

Hotel with 19 rooms, £80-£195 pppnb, £90-£200 prpnb

Wyevale

Wyevale

Builth Wells

Attractive character bungalow set in large secluded garden. Easy walking distance to Builth town, the Showground & spectacular riverside strolls. Birdwatching, walking, pony-trekking, fishing, golf available nearby. Children & pets welcome.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £300-£390 pupw sleeps 1-4

No.3 Laura Place

No. 3 Laura Place

Aberystwyth

No.3 Laura Place is a simply stunning home away from home, comfortably accomodating eight guests it’s the ideal place to gather your friends and family for a seaside break in the vibrant town of Aberystwyth.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £945-£1200 pupw sleeps 1-8

Cartref Guest House

Cartref Guest House

Aberdovey

Cartref is a stylish and comfortable guest House in the picturesque sea side village of Aberdovey. Our aim is to provide 4* comforts on a small scale for the visitor who wants restful, contemporary interiors while still enjoying the charm

Guest House with 5 rooms, £45-£110 prpnb

Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage, Corris

Machynlleth

The Old Vicarage, Corris was built 1875, has been completely renovated in the last year. It has 4 large bedrooms, a guest lounge offering first class accommodation and hospitality.

Guest Accommodation with 4 rooms, £120 prpnb

Sitting area on the platform

Old Railway Cottage

Presteigne

Railway Cottage has been restored from the ticket office on the old railway station at New Radnor. Set in beautiful countryside, it is an ideal base for walking, biking or exploring Mid Wales. Good food served locally, village shop nearby.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £380-£540 pupw sleeps 1-4

Harry's Hotel, Bar & Bistro

Harry's Hotel, Bar & Bistro

Aberystwyth

Harry's Hotel and Restaurant is ideally located in the heart of Aberystywth, a busy University Town. Enjoy the delights of Harry's restaurant where Chefs, uses only the finest local ingredients.

Hotel with 22 rooms, £48-£210 prpnb

Glandwr Mill B&B

Glandwr Mill

Barmouth

Both rooms are 2nd floor & south facing, offering stunning views of the Mawddach Estuary & Cader Idris range. Glandwr Mill, an idyllic location, nestled away beside the Mawddach Estuary less than 2 miles from Barmouth

Guest House with 2 rooms, £44-£51 pppn, £60 pppnb

Old Mill

Old Mill

Brecon

A 16th century converted corn mill, peacefully situated, en-suite rooms, residents lounge. Ideal for walking and touring the Brecon Beacons, Black Mountains and Hay-on-Wye. Single Occupancy £45.00 per night

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £67-£68 prpnb

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