National Botanic Gardens of Wales
The National Botanic Garden of Wales opened in May 2000 – making us the first national botanic garden to be created in the new millennium.
Open every day apart from Christmas Day.
Sunday 10th March: Mothers’ Day free entry for mums....
This Carnival just gets better and better, floats parade along the streets with a truly carnival feel to it all.
Probably one of the best carnivals in Wales with plenty of jazz from the Adamant Jazz band. Parade starts outside the Harbourmaster Hotel 13:30 Parade commences at 1:45pm from Quay Parade, ends up at Square Field. The colours this year are hot pink and fiery orange.
There are events and a fun fair in the square field. So come along and join in the fun.
Dates: 26th August 2013
Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival
Aberaeron is turned into a haven for seafood, with an exciting array of producers lining the harbour to show off their skills and produce with not only fish but also wine, spirits, soft fruits and meat products.
The highlight of this event however is the number of "well known" chefs from around Wales who cook in outdoor kitchens along the harbour wall.
This annual event is getting busier each year and offers a truly unique and exciting day out. Finishing with Jazz Bands on the Harbour.
Dates: 7th July 2013
One of the biggest shows in the County. This is one not to miss Aberystwyth & Ceredigion County Show Gelli Angharad, Lovesgrove Aberystwyth, SY23 3LL Annual County Show.
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Dates: 8th June 2013
Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies and Cobs
A truly remarkable event showcasing every aspect of that amazing breed the Welsh pony and Cob.
Exciting events throughout the day in the square field right in the middle of Aberaeron, local produce and craft stalls line the roads and the day starts off with the local hunt and dogs leading the way.
This is a traditional local event not to be missed.
Dates: Mid August date TBC
Agricultural Show. Trade stands, working demonstrations, horticulture, cookery and craft, dog show, vintage display, BSJA show jumping, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, horses and private driving.
Dates: 31st July 2013
Lampeter Agricultural Society Show
Machines, Horses, Livestock and some of the biggest bulls I have ever seen. its all to see here at Lampeter Show.
The 1987 show marks the one hundredth Agricultural Show at Lampeter. It follows in the tradition of the Cardiganshire Agricultural Society which was first established in 1784 to promote and improve farming methods, crops and livestock in West Wales. http://www.lampetershow.co.uk/
Dates: 9th August 2013
This weekend at Tysul Hall Llandysul showcases all you need to know about gardening, from which plants to sow, when and how to do right through to how to attract bees and butterflies to your garden.
Includes expert talks and demonstrations.
Dates: 22/23/24 of Feb 2013
Barley Saturday - Cardigan
Since the 19th Century the last Saturday in April has been a big event in Cardigan. Barley Saturday saw farmers from surrounding area come to town to hire workers and to inspect stallions that are put out to stud.
These days the horses are the centre of attention. After judging, they are paraded through the town and crowds of people line the streets to see the spectacle.....
There is also vintage machinery, cars and motorbikes as well as much more.
Dates: Saturday 27th April 2013.
Wales Coastal Path is now open!
Wales coastal path is open !!!!
870 miles in which to enjoy spectacular scenery, from soaring cliffs to golden sands. The Coast Path creates a complete path along the whole Welsh coastline and, together with the Offa’s Dyke Path, the total route extends to more than 1,000 miles.
Tug of War
Aberaeron hosts the Tug of War across the Harbour - those who don't pull their weight end up getting pulled in the harbour.
This is a free fun event, who do you think will win.....
Aberaeron Rugby Sevens Festival
Aberaeron Rugby Club once again hosts this exciting festival with some of the top teams playing some very fast and exciting games.