Events July/August 2018

An update to some of the events in the area this Summer.

Lampeter Food Festival July 28th 2018 Programme of cookery demonstrations from local chefs and music and storytelling.
Aberystwyth MusicFest July 28th – August 4th 2018
Aberystwyth Big Tribute Festival August Bank Holiday Weekend
Cenarth Falls River Festival July 29th 2018 Family Day by the river
Maritime Day and Pirates of Penzance, Cardigan Castle August 1st 2018 Includes the one-man show Black Bart, a coracle making demonstration plus a sea-themed exhibition, pirate fancy dress and a Black Bart treasure trail. Pirates of Penzance will be performed in the evening

Aberporth Carnival August 2nd 2018 Location: Aberporth Village Hall and Recreation Ground Aberporth
New Quay Music Festival August 3rd – 5th 2018 Annual Music Festival in its 20th year. Details of Acts announced later in the year.
Cardigan Carnival August 4th – 11th 2018 Programme of events culminating in a carnival parade through Cardigan town on Saturday, August 11th.
Cardigan County Show August 4th 2018 Aberaeron Yacht Club
Hound of the Baskervilles, Cardigan Castle August 7th 2018 Take a picnic to watch the performance on the Castle’s lawn

Aberaeron Beer and Cider Festival August 10th 2018 Details to follow
Aeron Valley Model Railway Exhibition, Llwyncelyn August 12th 2018 Venue – Llwyncelyn Memorial Hall
Aberystwyth Sea 2 Shore Food Festival, Aberystwyth Promanade


August 12th 2018 Food Festival with surf lifesaving; fly-tying and casting demos; farmers market; art and craft stalls; World Crabbing Championship and children’s activities.
Aberaeron Festival of Ponies & Cobs, Square Field.     August 12th 2018
Abseil the Castle Walls, Cardigan Castle August 17th 2018
Cardigan Bay Regatta New Quay August 17th – 19th 2018 The Cardigan Bay Regatta includes sailing races for all ages and shore based fun events for children. There are sandcastle building competitions on the first day.
Cardigan River and Food Festival, Cardigan August 18th 2018 Annual event with cooking demos; river events; entertainment and activities for the children.
Dr Dolittle, Cardigan Castle August 23rd 2018 Suitable for ages 5+

Aberaeron Carnival


August 27th 2018 Parade starts at the Harbour with a Jazz Band leading.