Fresh and fun: food festivals in West Wales Produce markets, masterclasses, cooking demos and family-friendly entertainment all make fantastic ingredients for a day out. Discover nine of the best food festivals in West Wales. A Pembrokeshire Fish Week Festival Chef Demonstration at Pembrokeshire Fish Week by Pembrokeshire Fish Week June Described rather cryptically as “a festival for those who love fish – and those who don’t”, this award-winning late June festival offers seafood tastings, foraging sessions and filleting classes with top chefs. There are also lots of coastal activities to try all over the county – have a go at a snorkel safari, eco-fishing, pond dipping, surfing or coasteering. B Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival, Ceredigion July The Cardigan Bay Seafood Featival is on a Sunday in early July, Aberaeron’s pretty Georgian harbour fills up with outdoor kitchens where expert chefs prepare amazing seafood dishes, from simple grills to freshly dressed lobster and Thai fish curries. You can get tips from the masters on how to choose, fillet and season fish. Folk dancing and jazz bands add to the festive atmosphere. C Lampeter Food Festival Lampeter Food Festival, Ceredigion by Old Miwl July Held on the sweeping lawns of the Lampeter campus of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David on a Saturday in late July, Lampeter’s food festival has plenty to keep families entertained. There are tempting stalls loaded with organic vegetables, artisan cheese, delicious little cupcakes and old-fashioned preserves, plus live music from local bands. D Cardigan River and Food Festival Cardigan River and Food Festival, Ceredigion August Cardigan’s festival has been running since the late 1990s. Set beside the broad River Teifi, it’s a great place to discover small, independent Welsh food producers including award-winning cheesemakers and rare breed livestock farmers. River events such as coracle races and RNLI demos make this festival unique. E Narberth Food Festival Narberth Food Festival, Pembrokeshire by valleyboy74 September There are plenty of local producers to chat to at Narberth's lively weekend festival. Leading Welsh foodies Angela Gray and Elizabeth Luard, who are patrons of the event, always take part and other chefs demonstrate recipes and techniques, too. Live bands will entertain you when you sit down to munch on your purchases. Enjoy this? Share it with friends Related items A different arts event Discover how Laugharne Weekend founder, Richard Thomas created the wilfully different arts event. Faith in West Wales Your guide to some fantastic places of faith to enjoy across West Wales. Welsh afternoon tea We’ve picked a few places where you can enjoy afternoon tea in style. Great Welsh seafood From markets and restaurants to boat trips and sea safaris, Wales does a sumptuous line in seafood. Great ciders in Wales You won’t go short of great places to enjoy the world-class cider produced in Wales. Food foraging in Wales Writer Charles Williams reveals the delights you can find for free on a guided foraging trip.