Major Festivals


International Eisteddfod
In the first week of July, Llangollen hosts this international music and dance competition.

Royal Welsh Show
Held the last weekend in July in Bulith, an occasion showcasing Welsh agricultural exhibits and competitions.


Brecon Jazz Festival
Popular jazz festival held every August in Brecon.
Brecon Powys
Tel: 01874 625557
Or contact the Brecon Tourist Center for more info: 0874 622485

Royal National Eisteddfod
Traditional arts competitions, held annually in early August throughout the country.


International Sheep Dog Trials
Sep 14 – 16
Throughout Britain. Locations change from year to year.


October 31
Traditional Halloween festivities held throughout Wales.

Harvest Festivals
Celebration of the harvest, held throughout the country, especially in farming areas

Swansea Market Festival
Held annually in Autumn, entertainment includes local and celebrity chefs giving cooking demonstrations and local school choirs performing traditional Welsh song.


Guy Fawkes Night
Nov 5
Fireworks and bonfires throughout the country.


Carol Concerts
Throughout the month, held throughout the country.