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Enjoy a taste of Wales


5th July, Music In The Park, Belle Vue Park, Wrexham Fourpiece cover band Thunderbug, covering acts from The Who and The Killers to Elvis Presley. 7pm.

6th July, Let’s Fish!, Llangollen Canal, Chirk Learn to fish for free from a professional, fully qualified angling coach. Bait and equipment is provided. Booking required. 10am-4.30pm.

7th July, Medieval Falconry, Criccieth Castle Falconers from Albion Historical Falconry take you back in time to learn all about your favourite kings and queens and the birds they loved and flew. 12.30pm & 2.30pm

12th-13th July, The Gin Society Festival, Venue Cymru, Llandudno Offering 120 gins with three bars plus tasters and masterclasses. Friday, 6pm-10.30pm; Saturday noon-4.30pm & 6pm-10.30pm. £12.50, including a free G&T.

Experience the delicious flavours of Wales at the Beaumaris Food Festival on 31st August and 1st September. The town green will once again be dotted with marquees and gazebos offering tantalising nibbles (and meals for the hungry!) from the best in Welsh produce to award-winning international street food. There will be bars selling locally produced beers, ciders and spirits as well as imported wines, cocktails and soft drinks surrounding the

green, where visitors can sit back and enjoy the stunning view of the Menai Straits and Snowdonia while listening to an eclectic mix of music performed live on stage throughout both days. In addition to the food, drink and craft stands, there will be quality entertainment, including talks, children’s entertainment and chef demonstrations. Adult tickets cost £5 for a single day and £7 for both days. Accompanied children under 14 go free.

Winging it this summer with RSPB

Medieval fun at Conwy Castle

The RSPB has lots to keep children occupied over the holidays. RSPB Conwy’s Big Wild Sleepouts take place on 27th and 28th July and 3rd and 4th August costing £30 for adults and £15 for children. And every week in August RSPB Ynys-hir in Powys has Wild Challenge Wednesdays for £4 per child.

Pony heaven in Aberaeron Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies & Cobs takes place on 11th August. Anyone who has a registered Welsh pony, cob or part-bred is invited to take part, and visitors can enjoy dressage, scurry driving, jumping and fancy dress. Tickets cost £7.50; under-16s are free. aberaeron

Visit Conwy Castle every Friday from 26th July to 30th August for fun and games – medieval style! During the Knights, Jesters & Wizardry Wonder event, let a town jester entertain you, listen to tales of days gone by, have a go at archery or even join a wand workshop if you fancy a bit of magic!

Knights and dragons at Harlech Castle Do you have what it takes to be a successful knight? Find out at Harlech Castle’s Knight School, every Tuesday from 23rd July to 27th August. Of course every knight wants to meet a dragon, and you can be sure to meet one or two at Dragon Days on 21st and 22nd August. As part of the fun-filled weekend, there will be a chance to learn circus skills with Flotsam the castle jester.

13th July, Rowen Carnival, Playing Field, Rowen Memorial Hall, Rowen A traditional village carnival with plenty to keep the whole family entertained. 3pm-5pm.

13th July, Have-A-Go Archery, Chirk Castle Fancy yourself as a bit of a Robin Hood? Have a go with the Wrexham Bowmen archery club. £1 for six arrows. 11am-4pm. Normal National Trust admission applies.

Jess Glynne to headline Access All Eirias One of the UK’s hottest artists, Jess Glynne, will bring her vibrant brand of pop music to this year’s Access All Eirias event at Stadiwm Zip World on 7th July. Jess will play to a packed-out stadium at the much-loved event in Colwyn Bay, alongside special guests Nina Nesbitt and

Dusky Grey. The event is one of the hottest dates in north Wales’ music calendar and sees thousands of fans descend on the seaside town. Tickets cost £49.50 from Venue Cymru.

Biketastic fun in Llangollen Rev up for a fantastic day out at LlanBikeFest at Llangollen Royal International Pavillion on 3rd and 4th August. With hundreds of bikes and a packed programme, it’s sure to thrill the whole family. Tickets from £10. 6 SHIRE MAGAZINE | July/August 2019

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Shire Magazine July-August 2019  

North Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wirral, Whats on, magazine, days out, events, restaurants, reviews, homes, gardens, arts, craf...

Shire Magazine July-August 2019  

North Wales, Mid Wales, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wirral, Whats on, magazine, days out, events, restaurants, reviews, homes, gardens, arts, craf...