18 September 2015

A weekend packed with Welsh events

There's enough events for a whole week taking place this weekend, including Rugby, Pro Surfing, Food tasting and even Axe throwing.

Rugby World Cup in Cardiff 18 Sept onwards
The Web Ellis Cup

The Webb Ellis Cup

 by Rugby World Cup 2015

Match 3 of the 2015 Rugby World Cup takes place in Cardiff on Saturday 19 September with Ireland taking on Canada at the Millennium Stadium. Followed on Sunday by Wales' first game of the tournament against Uruguay also at the Millennium Stadium. If you don't have tickets, head to the Fanzone right next door at the Cardiff Arms Park to soak up the atmosphere and celebrate in style with 10,000 other rugby fans.
Find out more about Cardiff's Rugby World Cup Fanzone

Abergavenny Food Festival 18-20 Sept
Image of the market hall at Abergavenny Food Festival
Abergavenny Food Festival, Vale of Usk

Thousands of foodies are heading to Abergavenny this weekend to sample the best food and drink the UK has to offer. The annual Abergavenny Food Festival showcases over 220 stallholders displaying the best in food and drink from Friday to Sunday. Welcoming over 30,000 people to Monmouthshire this year's festival features over fifty food experts sharing their culinary expertise.
Find out more about Abergavenny Food Festival 

Red Bull Unleashed, Surf Snowdonia 19-20 Sept
Jo Dennison at Surf Snowdonia

Jo Dennison, Welsh Champion

 by Surf Snowdonia

This one's a bit special. Red Bull and Surf Snowdonia have created the first surfing competition 10 miles from the coast.  Red Bull Unleashed, takes place at the world's first publicly surfable Wavegarden lagoon, displaying an exciting new format for competitive surfing. 24 world class surfers including 6 times Welsh champion Rhys Barfield are heading to North Wales to go head-to-head in the first competition of its kind at Surf Snowdonia.
Find out more about Red Bull Unleashed 

Good Life Experience Festival 18-20 Sept
Cerys Matthews at The Good Life Experience

Cerys Matthews at The Good Life Experience

 by The Good Life Experience

A rare opportunity to escape the humdrum with a weekend of discovery, fun, music, food, books and the great outdoors. A festival to feed the soul in a magical setting surrounded by woodland on the Hawarden Estate, North Wales. Offering festival goers the chance to experience new things like throwing axes, dance lessons, doing yoga, abseiling and cooking on a campfire, all on the same day.
Find out more about The Good Life Experience

Mold Food Festival 19-20 Sept
Customers being served fresh food at Mold Food and Drink Festival

Mold Food and Drink Festival, Flintshire, North Wales Borderlands

 by Mold Food Festival

Celebrating its tenth year, Mold food festival is a charming event showcasing a variety of produce from the town and surrounding areas. Cooking up a delicious mix of celebrity and local chef demonstrations, interactive cookery workshops, children’s activities, live music and plenty of tasty treats and tipples to tempt the tastebuds.
Find out more about Mold Food Festival

Can't make it this weekend? Find out what is on for the rest of September.