Events in Wales during April

Spring is in full swing. An ideal time for a fun filled Easter family holiday or a bank holiday break. This month we have something for everyone so don't be an April fool and visit Wales this month.

  • 02 April

    Join us at Chepstow Racecourse for our popular Easter Monday family raceday. We will have a fantastic, heated Big Top on site which will host a full day of on stage entertainment from the likes of circus performers, singers and a special performance from the brilliant Mister Maker!

    Find out more about the Circus Big Top Raceday

  • The Lower Wye Valley from the Eagle's Nest, Wyndcliffe
    Wye Valley from the Eagle's Nest, Wyndcliffe by imaginedhorizons

    04 – 08 April

    Explore the wonderful countryside of Monmouthshire and the Wye Valley. The walks are graded so can be enjoyed by those who want a gentle stroll, all the way through to those experienced walkers who fancy a challenge.

    Find out more about the Chepstow Annual Walking Festival

  • 06 – 08 April

    Like the town itself, this is a quirkily brilliant festival. Imagine being in the pub when all the coolest cult novelists, musicians, thinkers and controversialists turn up at the same time.

    Find out more about The Laugharne Weekend

  • The Man Engine standing up with crowds and miners around him
    The Man Engine by The Man Engine
    The Man Engine Cymru, impressive symbol of world mining heritage and ambassador for Welsh Coal Mining, will meet key historical characters on his route through the South Wales Coalfields to the sea. He'll be visiting various sites between 8 April and 12 April. Tour details and tickets are available on on the Man Engine website.
  • A display at the RHS Flower Show Cardiff
    RHS Flower Show Cardiff by The Royal Horticultural Society

    13 – 15 April

    Come to Cardiff and take time to stop and smell the flowers at the RHS Flower Show Cardiff which brings the city centre to life this spring. See floral displays, features and Show Gardens demonstrating the best in RHS gardening practice. 

    Find out more about the RHS Flower Show Cardiff

  • Outside of Principality Stadium.
    Principality Stadium, Cardiff by Chris Aylward

    28 April

    Cardiff Blues take on the Ospreys in the first clash of the day, kicking off at 2.45pm, swiftly followed by Newport Gwent Dragons versus Scarlets at 5.15pm.

    Find out more about Judgement Day V

  • Cardiff Children's Literature Festival.
    Cardiff Literature Festival by Betina Skovbro

    21 - 29 April

    After celebrating Dahl’s splendiferous City of the Unexpected, Cardiff is looking forward to more book-tastic fun. Authors and illustrators will be making their words and pictures come to life in iconic venues across the city, with amazing tales and performances featuring a cast of wonderful characters it’s ideal for all those who love children’s books.

    Find out more about Cardiff Children's Literature Festival

  • 28 – 29 April

    The annual wool and natural fibre extravaganza bursts at the seams with stalls, exhibitions, daily demonstrations and have-a-go sessions. 

    Find out more about Wonderwool Wales

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