What's on in Wales, things to do in Wales in August

North Wales Events and Festivals in August
Start Date: 04/08/2017
Location : Bangor on Dee Racecourse, Wrexham County
Ladies Day. Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is a left-handed jumps racecourse set in glorious countryside and overlooked by the Welsh hills. Easily accessible via the motorway and trunk road network, the racecourse is situated just 5 minutes from the A483,

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. This two day accredited Mountain Training course is perfect for anyone with an interest hillwalking who would like to gain the skills to get out and enjoy hillwalking. Over two days you'll cover plan

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend sea paddling holiday. With the emphasis on paddling experience not skills development, our coaches will take you on a tour of some of the most memorable paddling spots the North Wales coast

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Start Date: 05/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. An exhilarating weekend of guided mountaineering on some of Snowdonia's classic ridges. In summer, these narrow, rocky exposed ridges are still demanding and exciting. In a group of two, you'll acco.

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You'll need some energy to keep up with the pace on this week designed specifically for families with children over 8 yrs. During the week you will have a go at a range of "adventure sports&quo

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five day course which will give you a thorough grounding in kayaking. You will be introduced to all the equipment and basic skills on local rivers, lakes and sea. On this course there is ample oppo

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Designed to specifically meet the needs of the family, In five days we will help you progress from never having climbed before to the possibility of leading your own climbs in a controlled and confid

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Covering the more advanced skills of summer hillwalking and mountaineering, this five day course concentrates on the techniques required for multi-day journeys and travel in the sometimes hostile con

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Start Date: 07/08/2017 to 11/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. You've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an i

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Start Date: 07/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Start Date: 08/08/2017 to 09/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.This two day accredited Mountain Training course is perfect for anyone with an interest hillwalking who would like to gain the skills to get out and enjoy hillwalking. Over two days you'll cover plann

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you're planning a Big Walling trip for the first time, or wanting to fine tune what you've already learnt on your first epic, this weekend is worth its weight in gold. The weekend course is cramme

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. The mountains, hills and rugged terrain of North Wales provide a stunning backdrop to the British Cycling Level 2 MTB Leadership Award, as the skills of effective Leadership are outlined through prac

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A two day introduction to the canoe. You'll learn foundation canoe handling skills as part of a tandem crew along with the principles required to paddle safely as part of a supervised group. On the s

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. As a summer hillwalker you will often want to go to places which require more specialist techniques than you possess. If you are interested in learning how to move over steep ground safely, perhaps u

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber! This introductory course gives you the best foundation in the skills you need to become a safe rock climber. During the weekend you'll do lots of climbing outside, discover fun

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. The Mountain Skills course is an ideal choice for walkers interested in applying their countryside walking skills to the mountain environment. Ideally, participants would have done some basic hill wa

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Start Date: 12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Does exactly what it says on the tin! Two days covering the essential areas of sea kayaking, navigation, safety and rescue. You?ll spend the first morning in the classroom, looking carefully at h...

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. An introduction to the higher grade scrambles, looking at personal skills and techniques for the safe ascent of grade 2 and 3 scrambles. For those who have done some of the classic grade 1 routes and

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Become a rock climber on this five-day version of 'First Moves'. The same content with much more time to consolidate all the new skills and techniques. This introductory course gives you the best fou

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five-day course introducing you to the basics of handling an open canoe. Develop your boat handling skills both solo and as part of a tandem crew. Consolidate your new-found skills whilst travellin

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.If you want to develop your hillwalking skills to take you over steeper and more adventurous ground, come with us on this week long scramble through Snowdonia's highest peaks. Staying each night at ..

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.Why not explore the picturesque hills of Snowdonia with our experienced instructors? On each of the five days you'll walk at your own, comfortable pace through remote, beautiful countryside taking in

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 18/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig.You've decided you like kayaking. Now it's time to experience racing down the face of a surf wave, bouncing down a rapid and running a tide race. These five days of white water fun will give you an in

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Start Date: 14/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you've dreamt of conquering high mountain peaks and exploring the remote mountain wilderness, here's your chance to turn that dream into reality. Spend two weeks with our mountaineering instructor

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Start Date: 14/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Start Date: 16/08/2017
Location : Bangor on Dee Racecourse, Wrexham County
Family Evening. Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is a left-handed jumps racecourse set in glorious countryside and overlooked by the Welsh hills. Easily accessible via the motorway and trunk road network, the racecourse is situated just 5 minutes from the A4

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 26/08/2017
Location : Conwy, Conwy County
The Conwy River Festival (CRF) started in 1993 as a celebration of the relationship between the historic town of Conwy and its majestic river estuary. Over the years the Festival has grown and developed to reflect many different aspects of that rela

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend designed to give you an enjoyable introduction to kayaking. You'll cover everything from what clothing and equipment to choose right up to basic rescue skills, not to mention plenty of pad.

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Start Date: 19/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A weekend course for paddlers who want to get to grips with sea kayaking. Based around the coast of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula, it'll give you a basic knowledge of coastal waters and the kayak

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Start Date: 19/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. This one day British Canoeing module is designed for paddlers carrying out coastal journeys including islands up to 2 nautical miles offshore in areas of tidal movement up to up to 2 knots and winds

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Start Date: 20/08/2017
Location : Holyhead, Anglesey
Welcome to the awesome Tour de Mon - the cycle sportive which takes you around the beautiful island of Anglesey.| In 2016 we welcomed over 1400 cyclists to the shores of Newry Beach in Holyhead who all enjoyed a memorable day exploring the roads a

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. Five days of guided sea paddling on the coasts of Anglesey, North Wales and the Lleyn Peninsula taking in some of the Welsh classics along the way. With the focus on simply, 'clocking up the miles',

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. If you have an interest in hillwalking but lack the skills or confidence to venture out on your own, this five day course will help to develop and improve your navigation, route planning, and knowled

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Start Date: 21/08/2017 to 25/08/2017
Location : Plas Y Brenin - National Mountain Centre, Conwy County
Plas y Brenin Mountain Sports Centre, Capel Curig. A five day course on grade II and III white water designed for kayakers who have some white water experience but lack the confidence to move on to the intermediate course. Whether you have limited ex

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Start Date: 21/08/2017
Location : Talyllyn Railway Company, Gwynedd
The Talyllyn Railway is probably alone in still being able to run its complete original passenger train dating from the 1860s, and invites you to enjoy a conducted tour featuring this unique train, travelling in the original coaches behind an origina

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Mid Wales Events and Festivals in August
Start Date: 05/08/2017
Location : Brecon County Showground, Powys
The Brecon County Show is held annually on the 1st Saturday in August at The Showground, Watton, Brecon. |Our Show is based around the Cattle, Sheep, Horse & Pony classes which attract exhibitors from all over the Country.We also have over 10

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Start Date: 13/08/2017
Location : Aberaeron, Ceredigion
Aberaeron Festival Of Welsh Ponies & Cobs| The festival is a truly unique event showcasing every aspect of the amazing breed, the Welsh pony and Cob. Exciting events throughout the day in the Square Field, Cae Sgwar right in the middle o

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Start Date: 17/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Crickhowell, Powys
This wonderful family-friendly festival takes place on the Glanusk Estate in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, and features far more than just great music. The Green Man Festival site is situated in the Brecon Beacons, crossed by the River

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Start Date: 20/08/2017 to 27/08/2017
Location : MOMA WALES Museum of Modern Art, Powys
Each year in late August the Machynlleth Festival takes place: a week of splendid music making by eminent performers.|What a pleasure for me to be back in this beautiful part of the world and to bring with me some of the finest musicians I know. They

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Start Date: 27/08/2017
Location : Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys
Sunday 27th August 2017 sees the 32 World Bog Snorkelling Championships, held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells, an event that Lonely Planet described as one of the top 50 "must do" things from around the world in 2014. Hundreds of participants f

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Start Date: 28/08/2017
Location : Aberaeron, Ceredigion
The annual August Bank Holiday Carnival - Parade commences at 1:45pm from Quay Parade.

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South Wales Events and Festivals in August
Start Date: 03/08/2017 to 06/08/2017
Location : Cardiff, City of Cardiff
Wales and the UK’s number one International summer tournament – Teams from around the world will be in attendance at the Welsh International Super Cup for what will be a truly special spectacle of football which will as always attract t

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Start Date: 03/08/2017
Location : Ffos Las Racecourse, Carmarthenshire
Join us for a great day out. Ffos Las Racecourse is a sports, events and conferencing venue, and is a fantastic location for corporate events, weddings, functions, concerts and other occasions.| The venue set in 600 acres of beautiful Carmarthensh

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Start Date: 09/08/2017
Location : Fonmon Castle, Vale of Glamorgan
Always held on a Wednesday in August the Vale Show regularly attracts over 20,000 people from all walks of life. The Show has grown considerably over the years and is now the largest one day event in the Vale of Glamorgan.|The Vale of Glamorgan Agric

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Start Date: 15/08/2017 to 17/08/2017
Location : Withybush Showground, Pembrokeshire
The Pembrokeshire County Show is the largest 3-day Agricultural County Show in Wales. We welcome almost 100,000 people to the County Showground every August to enjoy a fantastic array of displays, competitions, entertainments and shopping.|You will f

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Start Date: 15/08/2017
Location : Ffos Las Racecourse, Carmarthenshire
Join us for a great day out. Ffos Las Racecourse is a sports, events and conferencing venue, and is a fantastic location for corporate events, weddings, functions, concerts and other occasions.| The venue set in 600 acres of beautiful Carmarthensh

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Start Date: 17/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
Location : Chepstow, Monmouthshire
Castell Roc Festival is a small, but perfectly formed friendly Festival. The Festival is easily accessed (20 minutes from Newport/Bristol, 30 minutes from Cardiff/Gloucester).| All details at www.castellroc.co.uk

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Start Date: 23/08/2017 to 28/08/2017
Location : Chepstow, Monmouthshire
Castell Roc Festival is a small, but perfectly formed friendly Festival at Chepstow Castle. The Festival is easily accessed (20 minutes from Newport/Bristol, 30 minutes from Cardiff/Gloucester).| All details at www.castellroc.co.uk

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Start Date: 25/08/2017
Location : Ffos Las Racecourse, Carmarthenshire
Join us for a great day out. Ffos Las Racecourse is a sports, events and conferencing venue, and is a fantastic location for corporate events, weddings, functions, concerts and other occasions.| The venue set in 600 acres of beautiful Carmarthensh

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