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VisitWalesEvents in Wales during June

May 2016

You may be arranging a family holiday in Wales during the spring half term, or you may in fact be planning the opposite and having a kids-free holiday when the schools go back. Either way, you’ll want to plan some fun things to do during your stay in Wales, so here are a few ideas to get you started.

Three Castles Wlesh Classic Trials - 1st-4th June

An MG MGA at the Three Castles Classic Trials, Llandudno by Rally Pix

This great event will again be based in Llandudno, with competitors enjoying four days of competitive rallying in a relaxed format. Their cars will cover around 450 miles, visiting many of the most attractive locations in North Wales, visiting great places for meals and overnight stays, and travelling over scenic rally roads and private land.

Find out more about the Three Castles Welsh Classic Trials


Wales Senior Open Championship - 3rd-5th June

Celtic Manor Hotel and Roman Road Golf Course, Newport

The Celtic Manor Resort, in Newport, hosts the tournament which has returned to the European Senior Tour schedule. 

Find out more about The Wales Senior Open Championship

Monmouthshire Food Festival - 4th-5th June

Come along to Caldicot Castle and visit the Cookery Theatre, the Producer's Market and the Children's quarter. The chefs will demonstrate dishes from fine dining restaurants to top quality pubs. 

Find out more about Monmouthshire’s Food Festival

Gerynog Festival - 16th-26th June

Gregynog Festival is the oldest extant classical music festival in Wales held in the  countryside of rural North Powys,. The Festival features performances by the world's leading artists in intimate historic locations. The theme this season is the music of France.

Find out more about Gregynog Festival

Drovers' Walks - 25th June

Countryside near Llanwrtyd Wells, Mid Wales by alanhitchcock49

These walks follow in the footsteps of the Drovers of old who used to drive their sheep, cattle, pigs and geese across the mountains to the market towns of England. There is a choice of 10, 15 or 25 mile distances, through the beautiful summer countryside around Llanwrtyd Wells, using where possible some of the old Drovers' trails which still criss cross the area.

Find out more about the Drovers' Walks

Hijinx Unity Festival - 29th June - 3rd July

Borderlines, the Mozambican dance piece by Panaibra Gabriel Canda / Culturate by Michael Bause

Five days of performances showcasing inclusive and disability arts from around the world.  Performers from Mozambique, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy and aross the UK will perform in Cardiff’s vibrant City Centre and at the prestigious Wales Millennium Centre.

Find out more about the Hijinx Unity Festival

North Wales Bluegrass Festival - 30th June - 3rd July

Guitar at the North Wales Bluegrass Festival, Conwy

This year marks the 28th North Wales Bluegrass Festival based in Conwy, offering a hoedown of traditional American folk music complete with banjos and double bases.  The lineup include hosts Highly Strung, Brian Golbey, The Dude Coopers and many more. 

Find out more about North Wales Bluegrass Festival

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