The magical fire garden returns featuring live music, beautiful street entertainers, Fire dance shows from Flame Oz, Lantern Parade and the Viking Ship complete with pirates. New for 2018 – The mesmerising Mechanical Heart by Blacksmith Felicity Jones, a beating heart with light and music. From 8.
On the 5th August, Barry Island will play host to its very first 10k run. The Brecon Carreg Barry Island 10k a brand new event from Run 4 Wales will see thousands of competitors navigating their way through our great town as the course takes in Barry Island, the Waterfront, Romilly Park and the Knapp.
The Vale Show regularly attracts over 20,000 people from all walks of life, from town and from countryside. The Show has grown considerably over the years and is now the largest one day event in the Vale of Glamorgan.
Explore St Donat’s hidden delights on your guided tour through the castle and its exquisitely manicured Tudor gardens. Meet your Guide at St Donat’s Arts Centre shortly before starting your tour at 2pm.
St Donats Castle St Donat’s, Llantwit Major, Vale of Glamorgan
Llantwit Major Horticultural Society’s Flower & Vegetable Show will be held in the Main Hall of the Llantwit Major Leisure Centre, Ham Lane East, Llantwit Major CF61 1TQ. Come along and enjoy all the horticultural stalls - flowers, vegetables, floral arrangements, baking, brewing and preserves.
Barry Island’s Hip Hop event returns! This two day festival will see dancers, DJ’s, MC’s and graffiti writers come together to showcase and battle at the highest standard. The fun takes place under the Eastern Shelter on the prom from 12 midday to 5pm each day.
Enjoy Open-Air Cinema on Barry Island Gardens - Saturday 25th ET The Extra Terrestrial and Sunday 26th The Greatest Showman. Free showings from 8.30pm each night. Bring a blanket and a picnic. Enjoy the shows!