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May 2018

Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival

May 4 - May 6
The Queens Hall,
High Street
Narberth,
Pembrokeshire
SA67 7AS
Wales
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The Narberth A Cappella Voice Festival was set up in 2008 with an aim to bring the appeal of a cappella to as wide an audience as possible with fun and friendly performances, workshops for all abilities and events by highly acclaimed and popular performers. The festival is unique as it pushes the boundaries of traditional a cappella singing and allows the audience to experience different cultures and singing styles, featuring traditional and non-traditional a cappella artists from around the…

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Tredegar House Folk Festival

May 11 - May 13
Tredegar House,
Coedkernew
Newport,
Gwent
NP10 8YW
Wales
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T.B.A.

29th Annual Festival 2018 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11th, 12th & 13th May 2018 A weekend of international dance, music and song. FREE ENTRY TO THE FESTIVAL SITE AND TO ALL DANCE DISPLAYS PARKING: You can park in the Tredegar House Car Park, but unfortunately National Trust Car Parking Charges will apply. Prices and details for 2018 will be published soon.

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The Big Acoustic Walk – Capel Curig

May 12 - May 13
Plas y Brenin,
National Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig
Conwy,
Gwynedd
LL24 0ET
Wales
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£141

A fantastic walking weekend with a musical difference. Two days of guided walks, good food and excellent company plus an open mic acoustic music night. Bring along your Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele or if you're not a performer just your best listening ears and enjoy a relaxed weekend of walking and foot tapping entertainment. Places include 2 days guided walks, an acoustic music evening, accommodation and meals.

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Devauden Music Festival – Chepstow

May 18 - May 19

The Devauden Festival, now in it’s 9th year, is a family friendly event set in the heart of Monmouthshire. Running Friday night and all of Saturday, three stages feature a wide range of some of the best local talent from across South Wales and surrounding areas. The main stage and second stage are situated in our Glastonbury Big Top, in the Horizon Field, with stunning views out over an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. So you can enjoy the vast…

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Fishguard Folk Festival

May 25 - May 28

T.B.A.

FISHGUARD FOLK FESTIVAL FRIDAY 25th - MONDAY 28th MAY 2018  CONCERTS, CEILIDHS, WORKSHOPS, SINGAROUNDS, SESSIONS, FAMILY EVENTS & MORE. MAINLY FREE!!!!!! Planning is well under way for the 2018 Fishguard Folk Festival. Watch this space!!! For ALL festival enquiries mail judy.whitehouse@gmail.com Fishguard’s 19th Folk Festival brings together its unique mix of local talent and well-known performers to provide four days of songs, tunes and dance. Most events are still free, and whether you want to play, sing, dance or just watch and listen, there is always…

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Gŵyl Tân a Môr – Fire and Sea Festival – Harlech

May 27
Free

The Spring Festival will take place on Harlech beach from 11am on Sunday 27th May 2018.  We invite the public to come to the beach to make a defensive line of Sea Castles against the advance of the Seventh Wave. There will be flags on the beach to mark a space for making a castle, and biodegradable lanterns will be supplied to light the castles as dusk falls. We will spend the day building the castles and they will all…

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Urdd Eisteddfod 2018 – Builth Wells

May 28 - June 2
Royal Welsh Showground,
The Showground, Llanelwedd
Builth Wells,,
Powys
LD2 3SY
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The Urdd Eisteddfod is one of Europe’s largest youth touring festivals with over 15,000 children and young people competing.    

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June 2018

Fire in the Mountain 2018

June 1 - June 3

£125

Join us in 2018 for another magical festival. Line Up coming soon. We are located on an ancient farm between the foothills of the magnificent Cambrian Mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, at the end of the Mountain Road from Aberystwyth to Rhayader.

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Gower Folk Festival

June 8 - June 10
Weobley Castle,
Llanrhidian
Gower,
SA3 1HB
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£65

The festival takes place on the second weekend in June and comprises 3 days of fantastic folk music. The festival is being held at the historic Weobley Castle on the beautiful Gower Peninsula . Our festival is unique in that both performers and audiences become members of an exclusive musical party. Ticket sales are limited (350 – 400) so each and every music lover attending is certain to feel the close atmosphere generated throughout the 3 day event. Camping facilities…

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July 2018

Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

July 3 - July 8
Royal International Pavilion,
Abbey Road
LLangollen,
Gwynedd
LL20 8SW
Wales
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Every summer since 1947 Llangollen has staged one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals. Each year around 4,000 performers and as many as 50,000 visitors converge on this beautiful small Welsh town and its International Pavilion; to sing and dance in a unique combination of competition, performance, and international peace and friendship. Its competitions climax with the prestigious ‘Choir of the World’, which determines the best overall choir of the event. In 2005 Luciano Pavarotti added his name to…

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Folk at the Hall – Trelawnyd

July 6 - July 7
Trelawnyd Memorial Hall,
London Road
Trelawnyd,

LL18 6DN
Wales
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£78

Folk at the Hall (FATH) is a family run village hall based Folk Music Festival in Trelawnyd, North East Wales. It’s easy to get to, and takes place over a Friday (evening) / Saturday, with 11 performances (indoor). We provide the local foods and ales. A local farm provides the camping. The people take care of the rest. The music is at the heart of what we do. Friday has become the more lively part of the experience. We book…

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Folk on the Farm – Anglesey

July 12 - July 15
Tyddyn Môn Farm,
Brynrefail, Dulas
Isle of Anglesey,

LL70 9PQ
Wales
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£40

From small beginnings in 2013 the Folk on the Farm festival has quickly established itself as one of the highlights of the folk festival calendar, attracting hundreds each year and featuring some of the best folk artists from around the UK. Organised each year by Tyddyn Mon, a charity which supports adults with learning disabilities, all proceeds from the festival are used to support the charity and its activities. Merry Hell Holy Moly and the Crackers Gary Stewart ‘Gracelands’ Henry…

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Monmouth Festival

July 27 - August 4
Monmouth Festival Main Stage,
Blestium (Cattle Market) Car Park
Monmouth,
Gwent
NP25 3EQ
Wales
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Free

Situated in the beautiful historic Welsh border town Monmouth Festival is a nine day FREE festival offering the unique atmosphere of yesteryear festivals in the here and now.  Throughout its 36 years the Festival has got bigger and better and includes a Busking Festival, Family Fun Day and Fringe The Festival is organised by a committee of hard working unpaid volunteers for the people of Monmouth town and the surrounding areas.  Monmouth Festival is a Not For Profit Organisation and all proceeds are…

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August 2018

National Eisteddfod of Wales – 2018 Cardiff

August 3 - August 11

The National Eisteddfod is the national festival of Wales, its language and culture. This arts festival is also Wales’ oldest festival; the first Eisteddfod was held at Cardigan Castle in 1176, although it was definitively established as an annual event during the 1860s. The festival visits North and South Wales on alternate years. Annually the National Eisteddfod takes place for eight days at the start of August, and the central festival field is a vibrant one, teeming with stands, stalls…

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Between The Trees – Merthyr Mawr

August 31 - September 2
Candleton Castle Campsite,
Merthyr Mawr Road
Nr.Bridgend,
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£45

Between The Trees is a not-for-profit festival set in a 100 acre, woodland site in South Wales; the fabulous Candleston Castle Campsite adjacent to the picturesque Merthyr Mawr National Nature Reserve and sand dunes. Between The Trees has a unique theme of music, natural science and art. The festival aims to engage people of all ages with the natural world and to re-connect younger generations with the wonder and restorative qualities that this woodland environment offers. Musically, it is grounded…

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Llanwddyn Weekend of Folk and Acoustic Music – Lake Vyrnwy

August 31 - September 1
Llanwyddyn Village Hall,
Abertridwr, Llanwddyn
Oswestry,
Shropshire
SY10 0LS
England
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£36

  We are only a small festival and have no intention of making it any bigger, but its reputation has grown and each time we run the event it sells out. A testimony to all involved we say! We would like to say we now know what we are doing, but in all honesty we don't!  We just know how to have a great time and help others have a great time too,  at as cheap a price as we…

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September 2018

Festival No. 6 – Port Meirion

September 6 - September 9
£175

Festival No.6 is the UK’s most unique experience. A multi award-winning music, arts and culture festival, located in our magical coastal home of Portmeirion, with an eclectic mix of iconic and the best new artists. Our main stage is a Mediterranean-inspired, Grade II-listed fantasy village, surrounded by estuary, mountains and woodlands. During the festival, the village and surrounding woodlands come alive as a unique series of surreal and inspiring venues.  

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November 2018

The Big Acoustic Walk – Capel Curig

November 10 - November 11
Plas y Brenin,
National Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig
Conwy,
Gwynedd
LL24 0ET
Wales
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£141

A fantastic walking weekend with a musical difference. Two days of guided walks, good food and excellent company plus an open mic acoustic music night. Bring along your Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele or if you're not a performer just your best listening ears and enjoy a relaxed weekend of walking and foot tapping entertainment. Places include 2 days guided walks, an acoustic music evening, accommodation and meals.

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