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Whats on in carmarthenshire


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Examples of my tourism work for Carmarthenshire County Council. Alan Evans, Freelance Professional Photographer based in St Clears.

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Whats on in carmarthenshire

  1. 1. Whats On in Carmarthenshire 23/12/2010 18:17 Search this site Skip to content Coast & Countryside IN CARMARTHENSHIRE • WALES • UK Home i-Maps Culture Family Activities Natural Places to Go Staying Whats On Business Contact December January February March April May Money Off Vouchers » December » January 2011 » February 2011 » Whats On Maps » March 2011 » April 2011 » May 2011 » Cinema & Theatre » Rugby Fixtures » Whats On in Carmarthenshire... National Botanic There is a wealth of natural Ffos Las Racecourse » Gardens » attractions in Carmarthenshire as well as a range of organised events, festivals and celebrations. Among the highlights for the energetic are three races in the Llanelli Waterside Series. The 10km Aberglasney Gardens » National Wetland Centre roadrace along the Millennium Coastal Park is listed as one of the top Wales » hundred races in the UK. The Triathlon event sees the super-fit swim, cycle and run to clinch the title. Carmarthenshire is a Mecca for cyclists and walkers and thereʼs a packed schedule of events to suit Gwili Railway » all ages and abilities. One favourite is the Carreg Cennen and Black Why not advertise your Mountain Guided Walk which takes event with us? » in some of the most dramatic scenery the county has to offer. The Merlin Bike Ride takes you on a magical tour of Carmarthenshireʼs mountains, countryside and coastline. "Good Food Wales" Then thereʼs the Welsh Game Fair at Gelli Aur, which draws crowds from far and wide to the beautiful Tywi Valley. Market stalls - every Saturday on Stepney Street, Llanelli; every Carmarthenshireʼs proud of its Friday on Red Street, Carmarthen Tourism Links : language and tradition. We & every Thursday on Quay Street, celebrate our patron saint on March Ammanford. The best of welsh Carmarthenshire County Council 1 with a Saint Davidʼs Day full of produce (cheese, meats, seafood Carmarthenshire Tourist cultural entertainment showcasing and much, much more). Association the best of local crafts and produce. Thereʼs more tradition at the Inspirational Wales magical Dragon Festival in Newcastle Emlyn in June. July marks the annual Events Links... One Big Garden Llandeilo Fawr Music and Flower Festival with its distinguished programme South West Wales Tourism of artists and performers from around the globe. Partnership Summer is fiesta time with a host Visit Wales of carnivals and village shows. Among the popular parades are the Visit Swansea Bay ones at Burry Port, scenic Visit Pembrokeshire Llansteffan and Seaside - Ammanford even has its own Mardi Ceredigion Tourism Gras! Then there are the Christmas Page 1 of 2
  2. 2. Whats On in Carmarthenshire 23/12/2010 18:17 carnivals - the annual switching on of the festive lights at Llanelli and National Gardens Scheme Carmarthen are among the most talked about events in the county. Fantastic firework displays make sure the night goes off with a bang. The festive season wouldnʼt be complete without the Annual Walrus Dip where vikings, fairies and even pantomime horses take their places on the seashore before braving the water to raise money for local charities. Bigger shows, such as the popular antique fairs are held regularly throughout the year at Carmarthenʼs United Counties Showground. Look out for the South Wales Homes & Gardens Show in June. Carmarthenshire is the newest home of Welsh horseracing and in June the first National Hunt course in the UK for 80 years will open in Ffos Las near Trimsaran. An exciting fixture of jumps and flat races are promised. Former snooker world champion Terry Griffiths oversees the best young players competing in a series of open events at the Terry Griffiths Matchroom in Llanelli. Parc Howard in Llanelli hosts the prestigious Roberts-Rolfe Open Singles Bowls Championship in July. This important event has been played since 1926 and attracts bowlers from all over the UK for great prize money. Thereʼs always something wet and wacky happening at the National Wetland Centre but if you love getting up close to nature then the annual Mud Festival in September is a must for you. The centre also celebrates the wonders of the flamingo with their Flamingo Festival in the summer. Carmarthenshire is a magnet for artists, designers and craftspeople. Visit their unique studios and watch them at work or check out their exciting exhibition schedule. See their work displayed at stunning venues such as Aberglasney, Parc Howard, and the National Botanic Garden for Wales, and at the exciting Arts and Crafts Street Market held in Carmarthen in June. Talkng of markets, donʼt forget every week you can visit any of Carmarthenshireʼs street markets and food markets for the best local produce. Top quality Farmers Markets are held regularly in Carmarthen, Llanelli, Ammanford and Llandovery. You can even experience the taste, sights and smells of an authentic Italian Market. Wow! With a Whatʼs On calendar as jam-packed as this, youʼll never be at a loss for something to do in Carmarthenshire. © 2011 Carmarthenshire County Council. This web site is produced by the Tourism & Marketing Division of Carmarthenshire County Council. The extraction of any photographic or written material from these pages without permission is expressly forbidden. The Authority does not accept responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions contained in these pages, nor is any warranty given to any of the internet sites, publications, attraction venues or establishments listed. Page 2 of 2