Events Around Carmarthenshire

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More details - Llandeilo Show
Llandeilo Show is run by the Llandeilo & District Agricultural & Horticultural Society and is held in August each year at the Cawdor Fields, Ffairfach SA19 6ST. The show field stands in the shadow of Dynefwr Castle and enjoys views over Ffairfach bridge and up towards Llandeilo’s iconic Bridge Street.
Llandeilo Carmarthenshire

More details - Willow Course – Square flower basket
Make a small, square willow basket using a variety of different willow in a day. The tutor for the day will be Mel from Extra cost for materials to be paid to the tutor on the day. Booking information: Please call 01558 667150.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire

More details - Medieval Fun Weekend
Castle capers!With have-a-go archery, a shield-making workshop, and storytelling. And costumed interpreters will be present throughout day to explain more about the medieval period.
Laugharne Castle
Today and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Summer Art Workshop
bringing nature indoors at oriel Bevan Jones gallery in a series of fantastic workshops and an exiting growing art installation. All ages and abilities welcome, family friendly. booking essential and pre payment required
Oriel Bevan Jones Gallery, 24 King street, Carmarthen
Today, Wed 22 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Dinefwr Park and Castle - Mini Rangers Academy
Join our Mini Ranger Academy at Dinefwr and learn all about what it takes to be a Ranger on a National Nature Reserve. There is a different session each month and booking is essential so call up today for more information and to book. Suitable for ages 5-13years.
Dinefwr Park and Castle, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire SA19 6RT

More details - Birds of Prey
Be part of the interactive falconry display and see majestic birds of prey close up. There will be regular falconry displays throughout the day,as well as a static display.
Laugharne Castle
Today to Wed 29 Aug

More details - Tradewinds - Open Garden for NGS
2½ acre plantsman’s garden with abundance of herbaceous perennials, shrubs and trees giving yr-round interest. Mixed borders, natural streams and pond. Picturesque garden in tranquil setting. 100ft grass, 100ft herbaceous and 80ft conifer borders.
Tradewinds, nr Trelech
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Great Glasshouse Guided Tour
Explore the World under one glass roof. Why not enjoy a guided tour around the magnificent Great Glasshouse in the company of Derek Caldwell every Tuesday or Mike Dingley-Jones on Thursdays; tours at 11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Tue 21 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Wicker Architects
Join Oriel Myrddin and become a wicker architect for the day! Complementing Oriel Myrddin’s exhibition Haptic Tacit- In Search of the early Vernacular we will echo early architectural forms, shapes and techniques using lath and wattle to make play houses from willow and found materials.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Brechfa Forest Community Open Day
Following the Inauguration of Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm, innogy will be holding a Community Open Day on site which will take place from 2pm - 4pm.
The Inauguration will take place at Brechfa Forest West Wind Farm however, driving or parking is not permitted onsite. Buses will be provided for guests from Windy Corner Garage to the marquee on site. Please lift share where possible and park at Windy Corner Garage, Pencader, .
Thu 23 Aug

More details - A Stroll in the Park
Want to find out more about the Garden’s historic parkland£ Bring along a pair of stout shoes or boots and join us on our walk in the park and discover the secrets and delights of our Regency parkland.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug, Fri 7 Sep, Fri 14 Sep, Fri 21 Sep, Fri 28 Sep

More details - Ladies Day
Ladies Day is fast becoming the place to be seen in Carmarthenshire and the ideal place to start your Bank Holiday Weekend in style! Competitions for Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gent & Best Hat. Live music on stage before and after racing.
FFos Las Racecourse, Trimsaran
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Black Bart Pirate Show
Born and raised in a small village in Pembrokeshire, Bartholomew Roberts didn’t choose to be a pirate yet became a fearless leader who terrorised the Caribbean, plundering over 400 ships and stealing gold galore.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Art in the Garden – Creative Drawing and Painting
Two full days to immerse yourself in creative drawing and painting with Genevieve Caminade. Exercises that will give you new and exiting approaches to recording the visual world of plants and flowers. The Drawing/Painting workshop will be in the Great Glass House.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 25 Aug, Sat 8 Sep

More details - Off the record
Fantastic duo singing songs from 60’s to todays chart hits at the Llanelli Lib club.
37 murray street
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Willow basket Workshop
Willow basket Workshop 25 August 2018 11am – 3pm £35 Materials provided 16+ booking essential Please call the gallery on 01267 222775 Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm Create a small cyntell with basket maker Jules Wagstaff to gather your harvest in.
Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Church Lane, Carmarthen
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Meirion Owen's Quack Pack
Come along and watch Merion Owen’s Quack Pack in our meadow - sheep dogs herding Indian Runner Ducks instead of sheep! Demonstrations at 11:00, 13:00 & 14:00.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Aberavon Aquathlon Series
Welsh Triathlons Club Event of the Year 2017 The race starts with a 750m Sea Swim in the sheltered cove at Aberavon Beach before the athlete’s change in transition and run a pancake flat 5K run along the promenade with views over Swamsea Bay.
Aberavon Beach Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot
Wed 27 Jun, Mon 30 Jul

More details - Garden History Tour
Join our guided tour and discover more about the Garden – from the swashbuckling 17th century Middletons to Sir William Paxton’s magnificent mansion, come on a 45 minute exploration of our history. Commencing from the Western Entrance of the Great Glasshouse at 2pm. No need to book.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Wed 29 Aug, Wed 5 Sep, Wed 12 Sep, Wed 19 Sep, Wed 26 Sep

More details - William Shakespeare's Macbeth
Dark forces are at work as a leader is murdered, and a tyrant seizes power. Can bloody prophecy be overcome and the rightful order be restored£ Boom Productions present Shakespeare’s famous “Scottish Play” to a backdrop of Thatcherism in the Welsh Valleys during the 1980’s.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Thu 30 Aug to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Talk with Marine expert Katie Mortimer-Jones
Discover what creatures lie beneath the waves around our coasts, including worms, shells, starfish and more.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Thu 30 Aug

More details - The Big Cwtch
The Big Cwtch (Welsh for hug) is a magical family festival set in a breathtaking lakeside location in the heart of Carmarthenshire at Glanrannell Park House, Crugybar SA19 8SA. Now in its 5th year, The Big Cwtch is a celebration of the great outdoors and our vibrant Welsh music, food, arts and culture.
Llandeilo Carmarthenshire
Fri 31 Aug and Sat 1 Sep

More details - Open Doors - St Oudoceus Church, Llandawke, near Laugharne
The church of St Oudoceus lies in a dell reached through the grounds of The Old Rectory. The Friends of Friendless Churches rescued the church in 2006 from a state of dereliction.
St Oudoceus Church, Llandawke, near Laugharne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 1 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Orchid Festival
Need help with your orchids£ Then the National Botanic Garden of Wales is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday, September 1-2.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 1 Sep and Sun 2 Sep

More details - Medieval Ffair Cedweli
Come along to Hanes Cedweli’s 6th Annual Medieval Ffair Cedweli to be held within the walls of Kidwelly’s beautiful and historic castle. 2018 is sure to be even better than last year, another day for all the family where people can come and make a day of it. Listen to the live music from local musicians.
Kidwelly Castle, Castle street, Kidwelly
Sat 1 Sep

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