Plan Your Stay on Cardigan Bay

Festivals and Events Cardigan Bay

Festivals and events and venues on Cardigan Bay
For events and festivals later in the year check out the Events Calendar then you can be sure to plan your stay on Cardigan Bay and really enjoy the flavour of this fantastic area of west Wales.
Each Cardigan Bay Venue has it's own listing so choose the venue and then follow the links to see what's on in the local cinemas, theatres, arts centres and galleries.

Exhibitions, festivals and events for October and November 2018

October 2018

Apple Festival

apple festival Sunday 7th October 2018 Location: Llanerchaeron

Join us for a home-grown festival to celebrate our apple harvest with a day of cider making, orchard walks, apple testing, food and craft stalls, kids games and lots more apple related fun! Pick up tips on growing fruit from Gwynfor growers and learn how to make cider from award winning Toloja Orchards. Tim Newby our head gardener will be giving a guided tour of the orchard and the kitchen will be filled with home baked recipes using apples from the walled garden Bring your own apples to be identified by experts and then get them pressed to make your own freshly pressed apple juice. There will also be local food and craft stalls.

End of Season 'Crank Up'

crank-up Saturday 13th October 2018 - Sunday 14th October Location: Internal Fire Museum

Engines are run at the museum every day with at least 6 engines runing all day. Larger engines and specials such as the Sulzer are run regularly for shorter periods du to fuel cost etc. There is always plenty to see.

Winter Craft and Gift Fair 2018

Aberystwyth Arts Centre Xmas Fair Friday 19th October 2018 - Sunday 23rd December Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s annual Winter Craft & Gift Fair opens seven days a week for over eight weeks around Christmas. Over 80 stalls sell everything from jewellery, ceramics, woodwork, photography, prints, metalwork, slate, to textiles and food (fab home made choccies!). Many are produced by local makers from Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire and Powys. Cafe, craft shop and bookshop also open throughout this period. Free parking evenings and weekends - or take the 03 bus from the station right up to the arts centre! OPEN: 10am - 8pm Monday to Saturday 12 noon - 5.30pm on Sundays

From Chill to Dance

Saturday 20th October 2018 Location: The Cellar Bar

An evening of Blues, Old time Jazz & Rock& Roll with Marc Gordo Marc Gordon with Christiana and the Unbroken Ponies bring you a full evening of music, from Blues & Old Time Jazz, moving up-tempo through Rhythm and blues to Rock and Rock & Roll by the end of the evening. The group of musicians, with over 200 years of performing experience between them, will present a varied collection of styles and songs....... And they will not be playing on max volume... so your eardrums will be safe. Tickets Available from the Cellar Bar (Castle Cafe) and Marc Gordon

Salsa Yoga Weekend at Over the Rainbow

salsa yoga weekend Friday 26th October 2018 - Sunday 28th October Location: Over the Rainbow

A unique weekend of salsa dance and yoga, with delicious vegetarian food and award winning accommodation in our beautiful West Wales setting. Why not treat yourself to an unforgettable weekend, or simply join us for the day or for our Saturday night dinner and dance party? A rare opportunity to learn in a small, friendly group with experienced, qualified teachers.

November 2018

New Quay Fireworks Display

New Quay Fireworks Saturday 3rd November 2018 Location: New Quay

Down at the harbour around 7pm

Cardigan Fair 2018

Cardigan fair Saturday 10th November 2018 Location: High Street

See Cardigan town transformed for a night by its annual street market. There are plenty of bargains to be had and a funfair for the children too. The Street Food Event in the Guildhall Courtyard on  will have various local producers showcasing the very best street food available.

Abertoir The International Horror Festival of Wales

Abertoir Horror Film Festival Tuesday 13th November 2018 - Sunday 18th November Location: Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wales' International Horror Festival start on Friday 13th!

Abertoir is an annual horror and horror film festival held in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre in Ceredigion, Wales in November. The festival began as a three-day event and has grown since to a six-day schedule. Abertoir is Wales' only horror festival and is a member of the European Fantastic Film Festivals Federation. As well as screening new big-budget horror films, classic and independent films form a large and important part of the festival line-up. Each year a short film competition is held, which showcases horror and fantasy short films from around the world. In addition to film screenings, the festival regularly features concerts, theatre shows and masterclasses in its line up. Come and enjoy? 6 days of the best brand new horror films, as well as cult classics, special guests, presentations, theatre, live music and much more!

You can also see what's on futher ahead on the events calendar