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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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Enjoy our many events in Mid Wales ...

Major Events

Ifor ap Glyn, The National Poet of Wales

Y Gadair Wag

Thu 28 Sep 2017

Hanes y bardd Hedd Wyn / The story of the bard Hedd Wyn. Event held in Welsh.

Tirlun,  Gwilym Prichard © Claudia Williams

Beth Sy’n Newydd? / What's New

Wed 4 Oct 2017

Beth Sy’n Newydd?: Derbynion Diweddar / What’s New?: Recent Accessions

GIG: RAGSY

GIG: RAGSY

Fri 6 Oct 2017

Gig: Ragsy

King Arthur

The Arthurian Place Names of Wales

Wed 11 Oct 2017

The Arthurian Place Names of Wales – Scott Lloyd

Y Gwyll / Hinterland

Y Gwyll / Hinterland

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Y Gwyll - Tirweddau Ceredigion / Hinterland - Ceredigion Landscapes

'Gossip' - Vera Bassett

Pontarddulais – a Cradle of Creativity

Wed 25 Oct 2017

Pontarddulais – a Cradle of Creativity – Donald Treharne

Wales Rally GB

Wales Rally GB - Stages 2 - 7 in Mid Wales

Fri 27 Oct 2017

Friday 27 October will see 6 Special Stages of the Wales Rally GB take place to the west of Llanidloes and Llangurig/east of Aberystwyth with two stages each at Myherin, Sweet Lamb and Hafren.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 10 - 13 in Mid Wales

Wales Rally GB - Stages 10 - 13 in Mid Wales

Sat 28 Oct 2017

The Saturday itinerary for the Wales Rally GB on 28 October takes the competitors to the famous forests of southern Snowdonia, just to the north of Machynlleth for Stages 10 to 13.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 8 & 15 in Mid Wales

Wales Rally GB - Stages 8 & 15 in Mid Wales

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Special Stages 8 & 15 of the Wales Rally GB on Saturday 28th October will be at Aberhirnant, south-east of Bala. Stage 8 will be the first of the day with Stage 15 in the evening.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 9 & 16 in Mid Wales

Wales Rally GB - Stages 9 & 16 in Mid Wales

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Stages 9 & 16 of the Wales Rally GB will be in the Dyfnant Forest which is located north-west of Welshpool/south-east of Llanfyllin. Stage 9 will be in the morning with Stage 15 in the evening.

Professor John Harvey

The Sounds of Sinai: A Sonic Intervention

Wed 1 Nov 2017

The Sounds of Sinai: A Sonic Intervention in the Book of Exodus – Professor John Harvey

Lino Print workshop

Gweithdy print leino / Lino print workshop

Thu 2 Nov 2017

Gweithdy print leino / Lino print workshop – Elin Vaughan Crowley

Archif Wleidyddol / Political Archive

Archif Wleidyddol / Political Archive

Fri 3 Nov 2017

Darlith Flynyddol yr Archif Wleidyddol Gymreig / Welsh Political Archive Annual Lecture - Professor Teresa Rees DBE FAcSS FLSW

Roy & John The Ascot Gents © Bruce Cardwell

LENS 2017

Sat 4 Nov 2017

LENS 2017: Dathlu Ffotograffiaeth / Celebrating Photography

Prof Matthew Francis

Rewriting The Mabinogi

Wed 8 Nov 2017

Rewriting The Mabinogi – Professor Matthew Francis

King Arthur, 1634

Brenin Arthur / King Arthur

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Diwrnod Archwilio Eich Archifau - Diwrnod llawn o ddigwyddiadau sy’n dathlu ein harchifau a’n casgliadau / Explore Your Archive Day - A full day of events celebrating our archives and collections

King Arthur, 1634

Brenin Arthur / King Arthur

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Diwrnod Archwilio Eich Archifau. Diwrnod llawn o ddigwyddiadau sy’n dathlu ein harchifau a’n casgliadau / Explore Your Archive Day. A full day of events celebrating our archives and collections

Pentre Ifan, Nevern © Crown Copyright

Locating the Legends

Wed 15 Nov 2017

Locating the Legends: Archaeological Tales from the Royal Commission’s Archives

The Usk Valley © Dr Elizabeth Siberry

Henry Vaughan – a poet of Breconshire

Sat 18 Nov 2017

Digwyddiad Cyfeillion y Llyfrgell / National Library of Wales Friends event: Henry Vaughan – a poet of Breconshire – Dr Elizabeth Siberry

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Thu 23 - Sun 26 Nov 2017

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.

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.

Explore farmers markets in Mid Wales

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Snowdonia Events

Guided Tour

Open Doors

Sat 23 - Sun 24 Sep 2017

Join a tour with Harlech Castle's very own custodian. Find out more about its fascinating history and architecture, and take a walk around to learn more about the castle .

Red Bull Hardline

Red Bull Hardline

Sun 24 Sep 2017

Hard by name, hard by nature, Red Bull Hardline isn’t an event for the fainthearted.

Petzl Night Trail Wales

Petzl Night Trail Wales

Sat 7 Oct 2017

Taking place on Saturday the 7th of October 2017 at 6.00pm at Coed y Brenin forest park in Wales, the Petzl Night Trail Wales is a race with a difference!

Halloween Event

Halloween Trains

Sat 28 Oct 2017

We will be running these very popular Halloween Trains again. Be Prepared to be Scared!!!

Harlech Castle and the Civil War

Harlech Castle and the Civil War

Sat 28 - Sun 29 Oct 2017

Members of the Sealed Knot group will re-enact the period of the Civil War which involved Harlech Castle.

Wales Rally GB - Stages 8 & 15 in Mid Wales

Wales Rally GB - Stages 8 & 15 in Mid Wales

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Special Stages 8 & 15 of the Wales Rally GB on Saturday 28th October will be at Aberhirnant, south-east of Bala. Stage 8 will be the first of the day with Stage 15 in the evening.

Halloween Event

Halloween Trains

Tue 31 Oct 2017

We will be running these very popular Halloween Trains again. Be Prepared to be Scared!!!

Coed y Brenin Trail Duathlon

Coed y Brenin Trail Duathlon

Sun 12 Nov 2017

From the organisers of the UK’s most exciting Adventure Triathlon Series, Always Aim High Events presents the Coed y Brenin Trail Duathlon.

Countryside Events

Stargaze with Cadw

Fri 17 Nov 2017

This is your chance to stargaze from within the stunning surroundings of Harlech Castle.

Portmeirion Food and Craft Fair

Christmas Food and Craft Fair

Fri 1 - Sun 3 Dec 2017

It’s the sixth anniversary of Portmeirion’s Food & Craft Fair, which has a stunning setting in the grounds of an Italianate village.

Bala Lake Railway Santa Train

Santa Trains

Sat 9 - Sun 10 Dec 2017

All trains will depart from Llanuwchllyn Station on a journey down the line to Santa’s grotto where the children will meet Santa and receive a gift.

The Vapors

The Vapors

Sat 9 Dec 2017

Portmeirion are pleased to announce that New Wave and Power Pop legends The Vapors will be performing here on December 9.

Powys Events

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Ceredigion Events

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And plenty of places to stay ...

Rm 7 - Einion House Bed and Breakfast

Einion House

Fairbourne

Scenic Views to Sea - 4 star Georgian B&B, Southern Snowdonia, nr Dolgellau opposite Barmouth. Beach 5mins walk from B&B. The Mawddach Trail, Wales Coastal Path, Blue Lake, & Sensational sunsets. Great Walks & Cycle trails.

Guest House with 5 rooms, £31-£42 pppnb

Tan y Graig

Tan y Graig

Welshpool

Tan y Graig is a family run establishment presenting a warm welcome to guests. Situated in the beautiful Vyrnwy valley 1 mile from the village of Meifod and 10 minutes from the market town of Welshpool. Castles, lakes, walking & adventure.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £38 pppnb

Richmond Hotel

The Richmond

Aberystwyth

The Richmond boasts the prime seafront location on the main Aberystwyth Promenade overlooking Cardigan Bay and is at the heart of town. All room have ensuite facilities. The hotel has its own large private car park.

Guest Accommodation with 15 rooms, £0-£105 prpnb

Gogarth Hall Farm

Gogarth Hall Farm

Aberdovey

Situated within Snowdonia National Park in a peaceful part of Mid Wales, Gogarth Hall Farm offers peace and tranquillity that is rich in wild life and a haven for rare birds.

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £35 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 £40.00 per night

Farmhouse with 3 rooms, £67 prpnb

King Bedroom

Myrddin

Aberystwyth

A spacious town house situated in a quiet cul-de-sac by the MARINA and SOUTH PROMENADE - sleeping 11. Less than a minute's walk to the beach.

Self-catering with 1 unit, £850-£1540 pupw sleeps 8-11

Bluegrass Cottages

Blue Grass Cottages

Aberystwyth

Set in the heart of Cardigan Bay, Blue Grass Cottages are situated on a small working farm. Tranquil and relaxing surroundings where you can unwind and enjoy the countryside. Spectacular views.

Self-catering with 3 units, £300-£875 pupw sleeps 1-5

Granary Cottage

Blue Grass Cottages B&B

Aberystwyth

Bed & Breakfast with a difference - an unique experience. Your own Suite with the breakfast being served therein. Flexible on arrival days and breakfast times.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £50 pppnb

Cefn Crib

Cefn Crib Caravan Park

Aberdovey

Cefn Crib Caravan Park is a small family-run park, situated on a working farm in Snowdonia National Park. Surrounded by mountains, valleys and woodland this well maintained park offers peace and tranquility.

Holiday, Touring & Camping Park with 28 pitches, £10-£20 ptpn

Coach House

Gogarth Hall Farm Holidays

Aberdovey

4 Self-catering cottages on a working farm between Machynlleth & Aberdyfi. Gogarth Hall Farm and its tranquillity offers Barn Owls, Bats and Kites a safe haven, thus the farm has won the Countryside Caretakers Award for conservation.

Self-catering with 5 units, £150-£600 pupw sleeps 4-6

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-£1750 prpnb

The Old School

The Old School

Welshpool

Victorian school in beautiful rural setting adjacent to Glyndwr's Way. Large ensuite rooms. Hearty breakfast and home cooked evening meals. Ten minutes from Welshpool and the historic Powis Castle.

Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms, £75 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 22 rooms, £65-£115 prpnb

Tyddyn Mawr

Tyddyn Mawr

Dolgellau

This carefully restored & extended 18th Century farmhouse lies at the foot of Cader Idris mountain amongst breathtaking scenery. All bedrooms en-suite with superb mountain views.

Farmhouse with 2 rooms, £86 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, £105-£200 pppnb, £115-£250 prpnb

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, £60-£160 prpnb

Y Beudy

Bythynnod Bryn Caled Cottages

Bala

Three barn conversions with private hot tubs out side each cottage. Perfect country holiday for families and romantic couples.

Self-catering with 3 units, £525-£1899 pupw sleeps 2-7

Shepherds Watch King

Cyfie Farm

Lake Vyrnwy

Minutes from fairytale Lake Vyrnwy, Cyfie Farm, a Wales Tourism gold award winner, offers excellent five star self-catering accommodation in four luxury cottages. With spectacular views overlooking the Vyrnwy Valley

Self-catering with 4 units, £230-£575 pupw sleeps 2-4

Bryniau Golau

Bryniau Golau

Bala

Bryniau Golau is set on a tranquil hillside in the Snowdonia National Park, overlooking Bala Lake, with beautiful views of the Arenig Mountains and sunsets. It affords the perfect venue for a restful break, or as a base from which to enjoy

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £110-£120 prpnb

4 poster bedroom

Ffynnon Cadno

Aberystwyth

A warm welcome awaits you at Ffynnon Cadno. Located in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains close to Devils Bridge and Aberystwyth, a perfect place to explore Mid Wales. Red kites guaranteed & ideal for mountain biking at Nantyrarian.

Bed & Breakfast with 3 rooms, £50-£65 prpnb

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