Mad about mackerel? Love your lobster? If you adore tucking into fresh fish and shellfish, then make a date in your diary for Pembrokeshire Fish Week! Set on the western coast of Wales, the festival from 22nd - 30th June is packed to the gills with cookery demos, beach activity days, fishing lessons, foraging, seafood specials, guided coast walks, wildlife events, and much … [Read more...] about Pembrokeshire Fish Week…Probably the Fishiest Festival in the World!
News From Around Wales
We aim to bring you all of the latest news from around Wales.
On the 31 May 2019, Carto-Cymru – The Wales Map Symposium 2019: Humphrey Llwyd, Inventor of Britain will take place at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The half-day symposium, organized jointly with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, and in association with the AHRC funded project ‘Inventor of Britain’, will focus on the work and … [Read more...] about The Wales Map Symposium 2019 – Humphrey Llwyd: Inventor of Britain
RUNNER BEHIND PEN LLŶN ULTRA MARATHON REVEALS DIET SECRET BEHIND HIS ENDURANCE RUNNING ABILITY – CHEESE MADE BY WALES’S OLDEST DAIRY CO-OPERATIVE The ultramarathon runner behind one of Wales’s toughest endurance challenges has revealed the secret to his success– a diet fuelled by Dragon cheese made on the Llŷn Peninsula. Huw Williams has run thousands of miles including … [Read more...] about Runner Behind Pen Llŷn Ultra Marathon Reveals Diet Secret
After a busy week on the road, the Cows On Tour tour of Wales reached its climax at the Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival, where the eagerly awaited winner of the ‘Wooden Cow’ Grow your Own initiative was announced. The wooden cows were made by volunteers at Cardiff District Woodwork club, David Povey, tutor at CDW Club, said ‘Club members enjoyed making the … [Read more...] about Wooden Cows Buzz to Success with Cows On Tour
The National Library of Wales will be present at the Urdd National Eisteddfod, Cardiff between 27 May and 1 June 2019, with a unit outside the entrance of the Millennium Centre. On the stand there will be an opportunity for visitors to take part in an exciting challenge – escape room. Those who are brave enough to face the tasks will have to escape out of the Library in less … [Read more...] about National Library Escape Room at the Urdd Eisteddfod
With offices in Carmarthen, Pembroke, Haverfordwest, Swansea, Tenby, Brecon, Cardiff and Whitland in Wales, and Dursley, Stroud and Stonehouse in Gloucestershire, members of the recently expanded firm, Redkite Solicitors, attended the South Wales Law Awards on Wednesday 15th May, held at the Bear Hotel in Cowbridge, and won both the Residential Conveyancing Services of the Year … [Read more...] about Redkite Solicitors Become Triple Award Winners in Welsh Legal Awards
Thanks to storm Hannah, last months market was a complete disaster, with our stalls blowing away. A few of us stayed without cover and thank you to those of you who came to support us. It looks as if this Saturday the weather will be the kind to us. In my last Penarth newsletter I told you about our new producer Lisa from Double Trouble Coffee, You weren't able to meet her … [Read more...] about Farmers’ Market Westbourne School this Saturday, May 25th
Julia Harris Artist is holding an Art Workshop WHEN June 8th and 9th 2019 10am - 4pm WHERE The Hibbard Room. Craig y Nos Country Park Brecon Rd. Pen y Cae. SA9 1GL SUITABLE FOR ALL ABILITIES BOOK ON LINE Www.juliaharris.wales or email Julia@juliaharris.wales or phone Julia 07973737207 01639731222 DATES FOR YOUR DIARY July 13th and 14th Aug 10th and 11th Sept 14th … [Read more...] about Julia Harris Artist holds Art Workshop
Samosaco are thrilled to announce their brand-new launch of their frozen retail range of Vegan Snacks, Meals and Party Food with Sasha’s Fine Food in Singapore. The companies had the fantastic opportunity to meet at Blas Cymru (Taste Wales) which took place at Celtic Manor Resort earlier this year. Samosaco, a family-run company based just outside Cardiff abide by their … [Read more...] about Samosaco Launching in Singapore
Twr y Felin Hotel, located on the spectacular peninsula of St Davids, Pembrokeshire is passionate about contemporary art, featuring over 100 works by 20 Welsh, British and International artists. Since opening in March 2016, the hotel has grown from strength to strength, with a new reception area completed in summer 2018 and 20 new bedrooms being built for opening in Summer … [Read more...] about Wales’ First Contemporary Art Hotel, Twr y Felin, St Davids, Showcases New Artworks by Sarah Shaw and Augustine Koife
A fantastic, fun-filled couple of days has been enjoyed by thousands at the Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival in Llanelwedd this weekend. As a celebration of rural life, the festival had smallholders and those who have a love of the countryside and outdoor activities at the heart of the event With opportunities to benefit from a large range of free workshops, … [Read more...] about The Royal Welsh Show Season Begins in Style at the Smallholding and Countryside Festival
Cardiff charity Oasis - a non-profit organisation aiming to help refugees and asylum seekers within their local communities – is gearing up for a debut appearance at this year’s Cowbridge Food & Drink Festival (May 26th-27th) with a host of activities planned to engage with visitors. Celebrating ‘World Food in Wales’, a number of people currently being supported by the … [Read more...] about Oasis Set to Bring World Food to Wales at Cowbridge Food & Drink Festival
Derek from Madgetts Poultry and Game has asked me to let you all know that they will have smoked duck breast this Saturday. They have a nice lot of whole chicken and ducks but only a small amount of venison and wild boar so don't miss out. Also this week they have some wild rabbit. It seems that Billy's Bread have resolved their oven issue and are back in production this … [Read more...] about Cowbridge Farmers’ Market this Saturday, 18th May
Organic farming statistics for 2018 released by Defra today (16 May 2019) show an increase in organic producers, indicating opportunity in the sector. While the number of organic processors has declined, bucking the trend seen over the previous five years, the number of organic producers has increased. However, interestingly overall organic land area has reduced, indicating a … [Read more...] about New Defra Data Shows Growth in UK Organic Producers in Spite of Uncertainty
CARDIGAN RIVER & FOOD FESTIVAL SATURDAY 17th AUGUST 10am – 5pm Quay St Car Park, Cardigan Back for its 21st year with a haul of fresh new features, the annual Cardigan River & Food Festival is bigger and better than ever before. There will be old festival favourites and new enterprises joining the top independent food & drink producers from west Wales. Sample … [Read more...] about Cardigan River & Food Festival – 17th August
Llanfyllin Show Committee is appealing for public help to stage a special display to celebrate the event’s 150th anniversary this summer. The committee, which aims to pull out all the stops to mark the landmark event in the history of Llanfyllin and surrounding area, is hunting old photographs, schedules, medals, trophies and other memorabilia relating to the popular annual … [Read more...] about Llanfyllin Show Seeks Old Photos and Memorabilia for 150th Birthday Display
People 1st International is a not-for-profit organisation helping both public and private organisations cultivate their ultimate workforce. As an employer-led skills and quality assurance expert, they develop and quality assure industry relevant skills solutions in the UK and internationally and have developed a Voluntary Code of Conduct to further enhance the work that they … [Read more...] about Retreats Group Joins Forces with People 1st International to End the Skills Gap in the Hospitality Industry
Food and drink heaven for festival goers, the bustling, vibrant atmosphere that is the Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival will this year celebrate its 15th birthday, with lots of new and exciting additions planned to mark the occasion in style! A real highlight in the Welsh foodie calendar, it promises to be a whole weekend of foodie, family-friendly fun with over 100 … [Read more...] about Family Friendly Favourites at the Cowbridge Food & Drink Festival!
A Haven for Wildlife Enthusiasts If you are planning a visit to Penbontbren in the coming weeks, it's the ideal time to enjoy Welsh wildlife watching the puffins, dolphins and seals as they return to our shores. Here at Penbontbren, the Gardens are looking lovely with a magnificent display of Wisteria, whilst the Clematis and herbacious borders look to steal the show in … [Read more...] about Discover West Wales’ Magnificent Coastal Wildlife
Exciting New Exhibition - Clare Bailey: Parallel Lives Opening Saturday 6th June - Running until Sunday 7th July Events [Live Event] Saturday 1 June 7.15pm Mary Parry and her Musical Players Proudly present “Down Memory Lane with Mary” (film documentary - Mary Tells Her Story) Also “A Cavalcade of Song and Dance” Produced and Directed by Mary Parry MBE Music … [Read more...] about What’s On at Ucheldre this June 2019