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More details - Ann Goodfellow in the Spotlight ‘MARKING TIME - A selection of drawings from 1998 - 2018’
During April the spotlight exhibition in King Street Gallery looks at the importance of mark – making and drawing to ceramic artist Ann Goodfellow.  Throughout Ann’s artistic career, drawing has provided the central significance to her artistic output.
King Street Gallery, 33 King Street, Carmarthen
Today to Mon 30 Apr

More details - Parkland Restoration Tour
To find out more about Sir William Paxton’s fabulous historic parkland and get an update on the progress of our Regency Restoration Project. Join our guide at 2pm at the Western Entrance of the Great Glasshouse for a two hour guided tour. Terrain is uneven and can often be muddy; please wear sturdy footwear.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Today, Wed 2 May, Fri 4 May, Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May, Wed 16 May, Fri 18 May, Wed 23 May, Fri 25 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Miss Julie
A brand new adaptation of this period drama in the Welsh Language, directed by and starring Gareth John Bale. Midsummer’s Eve is Miss Julie’s time, a night filled with desire, when rules are broken, class barriers are set aside and the young mistress of the manor can dance with whomever she pleases.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Today

More details - Art Exhibition : VISION: 4 artists, 4 friends, 4 personal perspectives
Art Exhibition featuring the work of * Ian Fisher - Fine Art Printmaker * Lisa Burkl - Stained Glass Artist * Lynne Bebb - Sculptor * Marysia Penn - Textile Artist Each exploring the theme of ’Vision’
Carmarthenshire County Museum, Abergwili, Carmarthen
Today to Sun 29 Apr, Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Wed 9 May to Sun 13 May, Wed 16 May to Sun 20 May

More details - Members Spring Exhibition
Gallery members are exhibiting a fresh selection of work to brighten your day and put a spring in your step. Our artists disciplines range from contemporary painting, print making, photography, ceramics, textiles, jewellery and sculpture.
King Street Gallery, 33 King Street, Carmarthen
Today to Wed 2 May

More details - Dau Hanner Brawd (Two Half Brothers)
This musical play is based on the true story of the two half brothers Ishmael and Isaac, as related in the Old Testament. Abraham was the father of both sons, but Hagar, the Egyptian was Ishmael’s mother whilst Sarah was Isaac’s mother.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 26 Apr and Fri 27 Apr

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
Fri 27 Apr, Wed 2 May, Fri 4 May, Wed 9 May, Fri 11 May, Wed 16 May, Fri 18 May, Wed 23 May, Fri 25 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Llandeilo Lit Fest
Well, for a start we’ll actually kick off on the Thursday evening. We’ll have writing, illustration and poetry workshops, a huge poetry afternoon, sessions for children of all ages, guided walks through Llandeilo, a book fair and a book hunt.
Llandeilo Carmarthenshire
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - The Little Mermaid
Join Ballet Theatre UK on this dramatic re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s all-time favourite story of The Little Mermaid, who falls in love with a human Prince and gives up everything to win his love.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Craft & Gift Fayre
The Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 6 Barn Rd Carmarthen
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May, Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun

More details - Sarah McQuaid
Ards International Guitar Festival Lifetime Achievement Award winner Sarah McQuaid has also drawn critical praise for her voice (variously likened to malt whiskey and melted chocolate) and engaging rapport with audiences.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Miss Julie
A brand new adaptation of this period drama in the Welsh Language, directed by and starring Gareth John Bale. Midsummer’s Eve is Miss Julie’s time, a night filled with desire, when rules are broken, class barriers are set aside and the young mistress of the manor can dance with whomever she pleases.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Jack Pack
Britain’s Got Talent finalists Jack Pack swing into action on their much-anticipated, brand-new UK concert tour. Signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco record label, their self-titled debut album hit the top 10 while their live performances have thrilled music-lovers the world.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Silversmithing – Silver ring
Using silver, brass and copper, design and make a ring learning the basics of silver smithing. You will use a variety of tools and techniques. All tools will be provided by the tutor and materials will be available to buy on the day. Booking required - Call 01558 667150.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Art – Colour mixing and painting with acrylics
Colour mixing and painting with acrylics: Acrylic paint is a very flexible, forgiving medium and there are many different ways it can be used; with or without water. With the help of tutor Louise Burston, find a way of using acrylics that suits you best.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Peter Rossiter in the Spotlight '100 x 365 Yesterdays'
Peter Rossiter focuses on a specific moment in time, taking as a starting point May 1918, hence the title:“100x365 yesterdays.” “The work I am showing is a response to momentous times. A big subject, with vast numbers.
King Street Gallery, 33 King Street, Carmarthen
Tue 1 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Annie Jr.
Mini Players Theatre School proudly present Annie Jr. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by cruel Miss Hannigan.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 3 May to Sat 5 May

More details - Comedy Club - May
Headlining this month’s Comedy Club will be Jayde Adams & Rich Wilson plus special guests and your ebullient host, Wes Packer.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 4 May

More details - Vera Bassett
Vera Bassett held her first one-woman exhibition in the Hendy Urdd Centre in 1943, followed by others at the Mechanics Institute in the Bont in 1948 and the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, in 1949. She was born on the Fforest, Pontardulais, in 1912.
King Street Gallery, 33 King Street, Carmarthen
Fri 4 May to Wed 23 May

More details - Carmarthen Model Exhibition - 5th May,2018.
This will be the 6th Annual Model Exhibition organised by members of Carmarthen Modellers’ Club. The venue is the Town Library in St Peter’s Street adjacent to St Peter’s Pay & Display car park. The doors will open to the public from 10.30am- 3.30pm on Saturday, 5th May, 2018.
Carmarthen Town Library, St Peter’s Street, Carmarthen
Sat 5 May

More details - Curtain Up Theatre Company: Seasons of Love
You are invited to an evening of pure magical theatre. Bring the family along and enjoy some uplifting, hand-clapping, foot-tapping music. We will be performing a collection of your favourite songs from across the decades.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 5 May

Gigspanner in Laugharne More details - Gigspanner in Laugharne
The award winning Gigspanner are back in Laugharne on Sunday 6th May for the fourth year, but it’s one night only. Peter Knight, Roger Flack and Sacha Trochet will entrance you with their new eclectic set of folk, Celtic, classical, blues, world music and much much more.
The Millennium Hall, Clifton Street, Laugharne, Carmarthenshire
Sun 6 May
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More details - Dinefwr Park and Castle - Dawn Chorus Walk
Celebrate Dawn Chorus walk at Dinefwr Park with a guided walk with our rangers. One of the highlights of spring has to be experiencing the dawn chorus with our rangers. We will be heading out on to the estate. Booking Essential. Phone: 01558 824512. suitable for children over 10 years old.
Dinefwr Park and Castle, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire SA19 6RT
Mon 7 May

More details - World's Worst Serial Killers
The show describes and highlights the murders committed by 20 of the world’s worst serial killers, many of which may not be so familiar to the many people that take a great interest in the crime of serial killers.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Thu 10 May

More details - An Evening with Amanda Palmer
Amanda Palmer is returning to the U.K. for an intimate limited engagement run of old blighty’s smaller cities. This is her first U.K. music tour since her last official album release, 2012’s critically acclaimed and Kickstarter-funded “Theatre is Evil".
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 10 May

More details - World's Worst Serial Killers
The show describes and highlights the murders committed by 20 of the world’s worst serial killers, many of which may not be so familiar to the many people that take a great interest in the crime of serial killers.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 11 May

More details - Super Sonic 70's Show
It’s the hottest ticket in town! An incredible live show so jam packed with classic 70s hits it’s no wonder it’s been described as “the best 70s show of its kind - West End quality”. Led by the ‘Catsuit Wondergirl’ Janey Bombshell, ‘Supersonic 70s’ will take you back to when Pop was at its peak.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 12 May

More details - Estron (Alien)
An intriguing new Welsh language play for the current generation by one of our most talented young writers, and winner of the Drama Medal at the Monmouthshire and District National Eisteddfod, 2016. Estron was performed for the first time in the Cwt Drama at the Anglesey National Eisteddfod, 2017.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 12 May

More details - Willow Course – Small Round Basket
Make your own beautiful round basket from willow and a variety of foraged hedgerow material including birch, dogwood, hazel and ivy. Learn how to identify and select suitable natural materials for hedgerow weaving as well as the traditional techniques to weave a small round basket.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 12 May

More details - 3D Wet Felting – Small Shoulder Bag
Create your own unique small seamless bag using template techniques (small shoulder bag or phone case). For beginners or those with intermediate skill levels. An additional charge for materials will be made by the tutor on the day
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sun 13 May

More details - Anatomy of the Piano (for beginners)
Will asks Father Christmas for a spaceship - he gets a piano! An adventure into the world of pianos - where they come from, how they evolved and why they make a pretty cool Christmas present. Featuring Bach’s cave piano, Beethoven’s bad moods and a jam with ‘Fats’ Waller. Age recommendation: 6+
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Wed 16 May

More details - Mid Teifi Textile Hooking Group
Join the Mid Teifi Textile Hooking Group to enjoy the creative craft of rug making. Sessions will include hands on demonstrations and the chance to try out the skills yourself including rug hooking, peg loom weaving and locker hooking. The group meet on Saturdays (fortnightly) and everyone is welcome.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Sat 5 May, Sat 19 May

More details - Stained Glass – Glass Terrarium
Using modern and traditional methods of coloured glass, produce a stained glass terrarium over a weekend. You will be taught techniques for planning, cutting and grinding glass, using copper foil and soldering the pieces together. All the tools are provided by the tutor and materials are available to buy on the day.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Llanelli Rotary Club Centenary Gala Concert
An array of stars will perform a very special evening of song in celebration of Llanelli Rotary Club marking its Landmark Centenary Year. Shân Cothi, one of Wales’ most popular sopranos, will be sharing the stage with two of Wales’ international choral ambassadors Côr Meibion Llanelli (musical director D.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 19 May

More details - The Magic Of The Musicals
As Stagecoach Performing Arts is celebrating it’s 30th Anniversary this year, Stagecoach Performing Arts Carmarthen and Haverfordwest have decided to celebrate this fantastic occasion. "The Magic Of The Musicals" will take you on a spectacular musical journey through 30 of the greatest musicals of all time.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 19 May

More details - Gypsy Queen
Can two men raised to fight ever learn to love£ The story of ‘Gorgeous’ George O’Connell: traveller, bare-knuckle fighter, hero to his people and Gypsy King.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Mon 21 May

More details - Ladies Night
Join us on Saturday 26th May for this very popular fixture at Ffos Las Racecourse. Prizes for Best Dress Lady, Gent & Best Hat. Enjoy our post racing live music with MARS Live, an exciting tribute to Grammy award-winning Bruno Mars.
FFos Las Racecourse, Trimsaran
Sat 26 May

More details - The Nature of Forgetting
Following a sell-out run at the 2017 London International Mime Festival, Latitude and the Edinburgh Fringe, Theatre Re presents a powerful, explosive and joyous piece about what is left when memory is gone. Tom is 55, today.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sun 27 May

More details - Mark Steel - Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright
This time last year, it seemed highly unlikely the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hilary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal; a year later it’s all gone to absolute shit!
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sun 27 May

More details - Jethro: The Count of Cornwall
Join Jethro for a memorable evening of hysterical nonsense and take a look into the mind of possibly one of the greatest comedic storytellers ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle for which he is known and celebrated.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Wed 30 May

More details - Forge Drama: Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr.
Beneath the waves, a young mermaid dreams of a life in the world above. Join Ariel as she defies her father, King Triton, makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’ will enchant audiences of all ages.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Scrappy Sheep Club
Join the Scrappy Sheep Club for a fun workshop. 31 May & 1 June - Make a Shaker! Get shakin’ at our drop in table to try out different materials in our shakers! 26 & 27 July - Make some Botanical Felt Brooches. Celebrate the coming of our meadow by making a lovely felt brooch.
National Wool Museum Dre-fach Felindre, Near Newcastle Emlyn, Llandysul
Thu 31 May, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Moonfall
Join a princess like no other as she embarks on the biggest journey of her life – to the Moon! With two performers and many more characters, this brilliantly comical story-telling performance explores the role of gender stereotypes within children’s theatre, using a rope, a hoop and bags of imagination.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Thu 31 May

More details - Comedy Club - June
This month’s headliners are Brendon Burns and Lukas Kirkby plus special guests and your studly host, Paul Savage.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Jambori Martyn Geraint
Come and enjoy an hour with one of Wales’ best known Children’s Entertainers yn Ammanford! Martyn Geraint is the man who does the Jambori every year in the area, so not only will the children know him, but they’ll know most of the songs too!
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Willow Course - Garden Trug
Make your own garden trug to collect your flowers and vegetables from the garden. Booking information: Please call 01558 667150. The course will be held at the Garden’s Aqualab, a wooden building perched upon stilts above the edge of Pwll yr Ardd.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Last Night of the Proms
Bring your flags! Bring your voices! Celebrate the ever popular 20th annual Last Night of the Proms with legendary conductor John Hywel Williams MBE, the symphonic sounds of the British Sinfonietta Orchestra and 200+ massed voices of the internationally renowned Hywel Girls’ Choir & Hywel Boy Singers, Stars of ITV’s...
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Lots of stalls! Many Hand-Crafted goods & Gifts Watch demo’s
The Civic Hall,Nott Sqare, St Peters St, Carmarthen
Sat 2 Jun

More details - 5k Inflatable Challenge
Fancy a challenge? The Conquest Inflatable Challenge is not for the faint-hearted! Tackle six giant inflatables and see if you can complete the challenge!
FFos Las Racecourse, Trimsaran
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Summer of Steps Tour
We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting iconic pop group Steps at Parc y Scarlets on Sunday 3rd June 2018 as part of their 20th Anniversary celebrations and Summer of Steps tour!
Parc y Scarlets Parc Pemberton, Llanelli
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Grandslam 2018: Summer of Steps Tour
Grandslam 2018: Summer of Steps Tour Blue and Aqua. Artists performing: Steps.: Tickets avaiable.
Parc Y Scarlets, Llaneli
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
For their 10th Anniversary production, New Directions Theatrical Society perform a spellbinding production of Andrew Lloyd Webbers timeless musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for the shows 50th anniversary.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Wed 6 Jun to Fri 8 Jun

More details - Ammanford Angels
Ammanford Community Theatre present another World Premiere event! After the success of their last hit comedy, Last Tango In Ammanford, they are back with their latest hilarious comedy, Ammanford Angels.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Thu 7 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Pembrokeshire Craft Makers Exhibition
An exhibition of our members’ work – unique, handmade works of quality, style and originality, representing the best of Arts & Crafts in West Wales.
Aberglasney Gardens
Fri 8 Jun to Thu 21 Jun

More details - Glangwili Lodges - Open Garden for NGS
Our 16 acre estate has a one acre enclosed walled garden, with rockeries, water features, flower and shrub beds, also a wisteria arbour, maples, magnolias and espalier fruit trees.
Glangwili Lodges, Llanllawddog, Carmarthenshire
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

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 26 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Forever Jackson
From the Jackson 5 to the King of Pop – Michael Jackson’s greatest hits performed LIVE! Thirty years ago Michael Jackson’s famed Bad Tour hit the UK. The concerts grossed £100m, supporting an album that was No1 in 25 contries, shifting an incredible 45 million copies. Five of its songs topped the UK charts.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival
9th June 2018 will see the Newcastle Emlyn Food Festival welcome many food producers with a range of delicious foods to go and also to take home and make your own special dishes. The Festival will be held on the King George V Playing Ground - postcode SA38 9BA. Free parking in the town for the Festival.
Newcastle Emlyn Carmarthenshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Race for Life Llanelli 5k
5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. You can take part however you like and choose to run, jog or walk your way around the course. With nearly 150 Race for Life 5k events across the UK, you won’t need to travel too far to find one.
Festival Fields, Millennium Coastal Park, Sandy Lane, Llanelli
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Gelli Mydog - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 2 acre garden set in 9 acre grounds. Garden incl immaculate sweeping lawns, formal and informal herbaceous and shrub borders containing wide variety of plants. Recently completed stream side and pond gardens adjacent to restored wildlife meadows.
Gelli Mydog, Carmarthenshire
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Race for Life 5k
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of women-only events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. 5K is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities. Participants can walk, jog or charge their way around the course.
Llanelli Carmarthenshire, Wales
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France
Dragon Ride L’Etape Wales by Le Tour de France is one of the most iconic sportives in the UK, organised by Human Race and ASO to offer an inspiring Tour de France riding experience to UK cyclists.
Margam Country Park & Castle Margam, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rhondda Rips It Up
Welsh National Opera presents an uproarious comic entertainment. Rhondda Rips It Up! is a riotous romp through the life of Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda), the Newport suffragette whose activities paved the way for women’s rights in the personal, professional and political worlds.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Ron Vincent sings Cat Stevens
This is a live Australian production, saluting the work and given the blessings by Cat Stevens, brought to you by a very talented and dedicated artist called Ron Vincent.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Johnny Cash Roadshow
The only show to be endorsed by the CASH family! Johnny Cash Roadshow featuring respected singer/songwriter Clive John. After sold out shows across Europe this is now a bigger show than ever, introducing the ‘Carter Sisters’ and brass section the ‘Roadshow Horns’ all accompanied by emotive screen visuals.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Bernstein 100
Feet will be tapping and fingers will be clicking in Bernstein’s glittering music for the stage, as we join the celebrations for the composer’s centenary.
Brangwyn Hall Swansea
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Tom Allen: Absolutely
The sharply dressed, well-spoken, disparagingly camp son of working class Bromley, Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo tour this autumn.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Twinkle Twinkle
There are melodies that live in all of us. No one knows that more than Marty the puppy, whose songs and play-time with his Dad are the best part of his day.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Gleek The Musical
The Performance Factory Junior Company Proudly Presents Gleek The Musical. Gleek is a brand new comedy musical which follows a group of misfit children who are thrown together at summer camp. Enjoy the friend’s adventures as they laugh, cry and battle it out for first place in the camps talent show.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Carmarthenshire Hunt Club Country Fair
A fun filled weekend for the whole family featuring all things country! Including Lurcher, Whippet, Terrier Showing & Racing; *It’s A Knockout Competition*; Rodeo Bull; Bar & BBQ; Family Dog Show; Car Boot Sale (Sunday); Main Ring Displays; Various Tradestands; Bouncy Castle & Fair Ground - Plus LOADS more!
Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Stained Glass – Lead Panel
Make a stained glass panel in a weekend. Using modern and traditional methods of coloured glasses, produce a stained glass panel yourself over a weekend. The panel will be finished approximately A4 in size.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

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, Carmarthenshire
Sun 17 Jun

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 20 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Carrie the Musical
Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast who’s bullied by the popular crowd. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power and she’s not afraid to use it.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Craft & Gift Fayres
The Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 6 Barn Rd, Carmarthen
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 3 Aug, Fri 10 Aug, Fri 17 Aug

More details - Parkland Restoration Tour
To find out more about Sir William Paxton’s fabulous historic parkland and get an update on the progress of our Regency Restoration Project. Join our guide at 2pm at the Western Entrance of the Great Glasshouse for a two hour guided tour. Terrain is uneven and can often be muddy; please wear sturdy footwear.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Pant-y-Fedwen - Open Garden for NGS
Re-opening after 3 years, a small front water garden with river Bargod running through, surrounded by lush architectural plantings. Hillside garden on 6 terraces behind house, informally managed, with unusual plants and various seating areas giving views over the valley.
Pant-y-Fedwen, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Towy Valley Vintage Club Annual Vintage Show
The TVVC Show will take place on Pontargothi Showground Field. This event is growing each year; in 2017 it attracted hundreds of vehicles and visitors from all over the region and further afield. This is a fun filled weekend for all the family, where there is plenty of variety on display.
Carmarthen Carmarthenshire
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Gritfest
Gritfest is a new event open to all Off-Road Bikes, featuring 2 days of incredible riding in Mid Wale; it will include timed Special Stages over a mixture of terrain. Venue: Cilycwm, Llandovery SA20 0ST.
Llandovery/Llanymddyfri Carmarthenshire
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Lots of stalls! Many hand crafted goods Watch demo’s
The Civic Hall, Nott Square, St Peters St, Carmarthen
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Pen-y-Garn - Open Garden for NGS
1.3 acres set within a former old limestone quarry, the garden is on several levels with slopes and steps. Sympathetically developed to sit within the landscape, there are 5 distinct areas with a mixture of wild and cultivated plants.
Pen-y-Garn, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Llwyngarreg - Open Garden for NGS
Llwyngarreg will delight plantsmen with its many rarities incl species Primulas, many bamboos with Roscoeas, Hedychiums and Salvias extending the season through to riotous autumn colour. Trees and rhododendrons have been underplanted with perennials.
Llwyngarreg, Whitland, Carmarthenshire
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Ferryside Lifeboat Charity Garden Crawl & Scarecrow Competition
Sunday 24th June 2018 The crawl is in aid of Ferryside Lifeboat, the lifeboat is totally reliant on charitable fund raising events such as this. The crew of the lifeboat will be available to show visitors around the lifeboat station. This year visitors will also be able to see the new hovercraft.
Ferryside
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Bwlchau Duon - Open Garden for NGS
A 1 acre, ever evolving garden challenge, set in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains at 1100ft. This is a plantaholics haven where borders are full of many unusual plants and lots of old favourites.
Bwlchau Duon, Llanwrda, Carmarthenshire
Sun 24 Jun

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 27 Jun, Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

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 - Barry Steele & Friends ‘The Roy Orbison Story'
Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe-tapping sound of this musical legend.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Cappuccino Girls
Following a record breaking run in Swansea in 2011, Mal Pope is not only bringing Cappuccino Girls to the Miners this summer – he is also playing the lead role!
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Thu 28 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Parkland Restoration Tour
To find out more about Sir William Paxton’s fabulous historic parkland and get an update on the progress of our Regency Restoration Project. Join our guide at 2pm at the Western Entrance of the Great Glasshouse for a two hour guided tour. Terrain is uneven and can often be muddy; please wear sturdy footwear.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Fri 29 Jun, Fri 6 Jul, Fri 13 Jul, Fri 20 Jul, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Owen Money's Jukebox Heroes II
Following the Jukebox Heroes’ very successful tour in 2016, Owen Money takes Jukebox Heroes II on the road in 2018. We have a brand new line up of fantastic tribute acts, some great music from the 60’s with the Travelling Wrinklies, plus comedy from Owen. Come and join us for an enjoyable family night out.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Martin Carthy
For more than 50 years Martin Carthy has been one of folk music’s greatest innovators, one of its best loved, most enthusiastic and, at times, most quietly controversial of figures.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Na, Nel!
A new Welsh-language stage play by Meleri Wyn James for 6-11 year olds and their families, based on her popular children’s books ‘Na, Nel!’. The novels follows Nel, the mischievous young girl with an exciting imagination as she faces all sorts of fun and adventures.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Owen Money's Jukebox Heroes II
Following the Jukebox Heroes’ very successful tour in 2016, Owen Money takes Jukebox Heroes II on the road in 2018. We have a brand new line up of fantastic tribute acts, some great music from the 60’s with the Travelling Wrinklies, plus comedy from Owen.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Willow Course – Hare
Learn how to make your very own willow moon gazing hare, a perfect garden sculpture. You will be introduced to several willow weaving and sculpting techniques to help you create this lovely sculpture. Booking information: Please call 01558 667150.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Llandovery Motorbike Weekend
Llandovery Motorbike Weekend returns for its 3rd year over the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July 2018 at Llandovery Mart. Llandovery Motorbike Weekend returns for its 3rd year over the weekend of Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th July 2018 at Llandovery Mart.
Llandovery/Llanymddyfri Carmarthenshire
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Bugsy Malone
Mini Players Theatre School proudly present Bugsy Malone. Two gangs are caught in a bitter rivalry. Dandy Dan’s gang has the upper hand since acquiring the "splurge" gun. Bugsy, a one-time boxer, is now Fat Sam’s gang’s only hope for survival.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Thu 12 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cappuccino Girls
Following a record breaking run in Swansea in 2011, Mal Pope is not only bringing Cappuccino Girls to The Ffwrnes this summer – he is also playing the lead role!
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Stained Glass - Copper foil
Come and join in on a weekend of stained glass using copper foil here at The National Botanic Garden of Wales. Both days will be held in the Aqualab not far from the main entrance. A small extra charge for materials will be made to the tutor on the day. Booking: Please call 01558 667150.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Pentresite - Open Garden for NGS
1¼ acre garden developed over the last 9yrs with extensive lawns, colour filled herbaceous and mixed borders, on several levels. A bog garden and magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. There is now a new area planted with trees and gradually being filled with more herbaceous plants.
Pentresite, Carmarthen
Sun 15 Jul

More details - 13 The Musical
The Performance Factory Teen Company proudly presents 13 The Coming-Of-Age Musical. When his parents get divorced, and he’s forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Tue 17 Jul and Wed 18 Jul

More details - Arrival - The Hits of ABBA
Over four decades after Swedish pop legends ABBA swept to stardom, their music remains as popular as ever and the magic of the era is being brought to stages across the country courtesy of ARRIVAL – the international, multi award-winning show that has sold out in over 20 different countries worldwide since 1995.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Grease The Musical
The original high school musical, GREASE, comes to The Ffwrnes Theatre in Llanelli this July. This fresh revival of the greatest high school rock musical ever written is performed by The Performance Factory Senior Company (A Chorus Line, Les Miserables School Edition, Miracle on 34th Street).
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

Tywi Valley Open Studios 2018 More details - Tywi Valley Open Studios 2018
Potters, Ceramicists, Painters, Textile artists, Quilters, Sculptors, Glass Artists, & Print Makers are hidden away in the Tywi Valley at various locations all within 15 miles of Llandeilo. The numerous artists are all bustling away making their arts and crafts.
Llandeilo
Sat 21 Jul to Sun 29 Jul
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More details - NHS70: Laughter is the Best Medicine
A night of live comedy that’ll leave you in stitches, compèred by Carmarthen-born actor and comedian Elis James. Laughter is the Best Medicine is one of seven nationwide events staged by National Theatre Wales in July to celebrate the National Health Service’s 70th birthday. Age guidance: 14+
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Bee Taster
An introduction to the Growing the Future project and why we have honeybees at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. Learn about the honeybee colony and visit the Garden’s Bee Garden, put on a bee suit, open a hive and be shown its occupants, including workers, drones and the Queen. Suitable for all levels.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sun 22 Jul

More details - The Exploded Circus
Step into the moment where an explosion has been frozen in time, the remnants of a big top caught mid-air – with everything from circus ring, sequins and fairground horses suspended above ground.
The Ffwrnes Park Street, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
Fri 27 Jul and Sat 28 Jul

More details - UK Pink Floyd Experience
Recreating the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd live in concert, this highly authentic show features over 50 years of hits by this iconic band.
The Lyric Theatre 8 King St, Carmarthen
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Glandwr - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful easily accessed 1 acre cottage garden, bordered by a natural stream. Incl a rockery and colour themed beds. Enter the mature woodland, now transformed into an adventurous wander with plenty of shade loving plants, ground cover, interesting trees, shrubs and many surprises.
Glandwr, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Art – Colour mixing and painting with acrylics
Colour mixing and painting with acrylics: Acrylic paint is a very flexible, forgiving medium and there are many different ways it can be used; with or without water. With the help of tutor Louise Burston, find a way of using acrylics that suits you best.
National Botanic Garden of Wales Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire
Sun 29 Jul

More details - A Strange New Space
Did you know that Astronauts get taller in space£ That our solar system is around 4.6 billion years old£ Or that there are more stars in the universe than grains of sand on all of the beaches on Earth£ Amira knows all of these things. She is completely obsessed with space and dreams of becoming an Astronaut.
The Miners’ Theatre Wind Street, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Pembrokeshire Craft Makers Exhibition
An exhibition of our members’ work – unique, handmade works of quality, style and originality, representing the best of Arts & Crafts in West Wales.
Llansteffan Memorial Hall, Carmarthenshire
Thu 2 Aug to Thu 16 Aug

More details - Ty'r Maes - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden with splendid views. Herbaceous and shrub beds formal design, exuberantly informal planting, full of cottage garden favourites and many unusual plants. Woodland garden with over 200 types of tree; wildlife and lily ponds; pergola, gazebos, post and rope arcade covered in climbers.
Ty’r Maes, Ffarmers, Carmarthenshire
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen
Sat 11 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, Carmarthenshire
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Craft & Gift Fayres
The Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 6 Barn Rd, Carmarthen
Fri 24 Aug, Fri 31 Aug, Fri 7 Sep, Fri 14 Sep, Fri 21 Sep, Fri 28 Sep, Fri 5 Oct, Fri 12 Oct, Fri 19 Oct

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
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Lots of stalls! Many hand crafted items & gifts
The Civic Hall, Nott Square, St. Peters Street, Carmarthen
Sat 1 Sep, Sat 8 Sep, Sat 29 Sep, Sat 27 Oct

More details - Llandovery Sheep Festival
Llandovery Sheep Festival - The best woolly fun you’ll have this year! Celebrating all things sheep, in the ancient drover’s town of Llandovery. Wool Crafts, Food, Sheep Racing, Sheep Dog Trials, Music, Entertainment, Cookery demonstrations, something for everybody to enjoy...
Llandovery/Llanymddyfri Carmarthenshire
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Craft & Gift Fayres
The Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 6 Barn Rd, Carmarthen
Fri 26 Oct, Fri 2 Nov, Fri 9 Nov, Fri 16 Nov, Fri 23 Nov, Fri 30 Nov, Fri 7 Dec, Fri 14 Dec, Fri 21 Dec

More details - Carmarthen Craft & Gift Fayres
Lots of stalls! Many handcrafted gifts.
The Civic Hall, Nott Square, St.Peters Street, Carmarthen
Sat 10 Nov, Sat 17 Nov, Sat 8 Dec, Sat 15 Dec