Merlin Festival at Carmarthen

Penglais, Aberystwyth, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 1GA, Wales

The historic town of Carmarthen celebrates its famous links with Merlin the magician at this unique and vibrant street festival!

Wales' only street magic contest, a local produce street market, fairy tale fair and other exciting acts and performances will feature throughout the town!

What's On...

11am - 1.30pm Merlin’s Walk Magic Contest every half hour from 11 until 1.30pm at Merlins Walk (main competition stage); Guildhall Sq; Nott Sq; Red St & the market clock tower.

King Street:
10am Splat Camp Wizards Academy* and Children’s Story telling in Carmarthen Library
Stained glass workshops with Arts Care Gofal Celf at Yr Atom**
11am Martin Pilkington Merlin Lecture “Who Was Merlin?”
12.30pm Splat Camp Wizards Academy*
1.00pm Martin Pilkington Merlin Lecture “Merlin trail in Carmarthenshire”
1.30pm Stained glass workshops with Arts Care Gofal Celf at Yr Atom**
3pm Martin Pilkington Merlin Lecture “Merlin and the grail”

Castle Concourse:
10:30am & 12noon Normanniswales Arthurian Re-enactments
1pm Legacy Merlin Dance Performance
2:30pm Normanniswales Arthurian Re-enactments
3pm Legacy Merlin Dance Performance

Nott Square:
10am – 4pm Fairytale fayre, St. Peters Hall. In aid of Tenovus

Guildhall Square:
10am -4pm Craft market Carmarthenshire Crafts
Arts Care Gofal Celf children’s magical crafts workshops.
11:30am, 1pm & 2.30pm Fun with Merlin! Children’s entertainment
2pm Legacy Merlin Dance Performance

St Catherine’s Walk:
11am – 4pm Merlin’s Magic Dome

*Places can be booked on the Wizards Academy Splat Camp by e-mailing
** Places can be booked on the Stained glass workshop by e-mailing phoning 01267 243815