What's on this Summer: August

July 17, 2018

Whether you like to party, have an appreciation for the arts and culture, live to explore the great outdoors or sample fine foods, South Wales and the surrounding areas offer you plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself this summer.

Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons


Flying Kites and Lazy Owls

Birds of Prey
2 August 2018, Caerphilly Castle (Location Map)

The National Eisteddfod of Wales

Welsh Culture Celebrationl
3 - 11 August 2018, Cardiff, various locations

Friday Twilights at the Zoo

An evening at the Zoo
3 August 2018, Bristol (Location Map)

Big Welsh Bite

Food Festival
4 - 5 August 2018, Ynysangharad War Memorial Park (Location Map)

Falconry at Tintern Abbey

Birds of prey spectacular

4 – 5 August 2018, Tintern Abbey (Location Map)

Wildlife Walks: Brilliant Bumblebees

Guided Walk
5 August 2018, St Fagans

Barry Island 10K

Charity Run
5 August 2018, Barry Island

(Miniature) Chariot Racing

Remote-controlled Roman chariot racing
7 – 8 August 2018,Caerleon Roman Fortress (Location Map)

Vale of Glamorgan Agricultural Show

Agricultural Show
8 August 2018, Fonmon Castle Park (Location Map)

Maes B

Music Event
8 – 11 August 2018,Cardiff Bay (Location Map)

Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

Hot Air Balloon Display
9 – 12 August 2018, Bristol (Location Map)

Haunted and Hidden Bristol Walking Tour

Walking Tour
10 August 2018, Bristol (various dates)


Medieval fun and mayhem
11 – 12 August 2018, Caerphilly Castle (Location Map)

Street Magic and Theatre Weekender

World Class Magicians Performance
11 – 12 August 2018, Barry Island

Pen Y Fan Great Outdoor Event

Outdoor Activities Day
16 August 2018, Brecon (Location Map)

Green Man Festival

Music Festival
16 – 19 August 2018, Brecon

Barry Breakout

Hip Hop event
18 – 19 August 2018, Barry Island

Grand Medieval Mêlée

Medieval Reenactment and Encampment
18 – 19 August 2018, Cardiff Castle

Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

LGBT+ Festival
24 – 26 August 2018, Cardiff Castle

Friends Fest at Blaise Castle Estate

Celebration of the World’s Greatest TV Show
24 – 2 September 2018, Bristol (Location Map)

Cinema by the Sea

Open Air Cinema
25 – 26 August 2018, Barry Island

Cardiff Harbour Festival hosts Extreme Sailing Series

Sailing Racing Event
25 – 27 August 2018, Cardiff Bay (Location Map)

Roman Shield Making

Make your own Roman shield
30 – 31 August 2018, Caerleon Baths (Location Map)

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