Machynlleth Comedy Festival
01 – 03 May 2020. The Machynlleth Comedy Festival has quickly gained a reputation as a hidden gem, featuring as-seen-on-TV comedy acts such as Stewart Lee, Nish Kumar, Josh Widdicombe, WiFi Wars and a whole host of other things to keep you amused all weekend. The town is known for its quirky venues, which helps to make it popular with both the acts and audience alike.
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14 May. To build upon the legacy of the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival, Dylan Day was created. A new annual day of celebration in the name of Wales’ most famous literary son. It marks the date Under Milk Wood was first read on stage at The Poetry Centre in New York in 1953. There will be performances, online happenings, walking tours and much, much more happening around Wales.
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Royal Welsh Spring Festival, Builth Wells
16- 17 May 2020. A celebration of smallholding and rural life. The two-day festival, with its action-packed programme of entertainment, have-a-go educational activities, talks, workshops, displays and performances, offers the perfect family day out.
With over 1,300 livestock and horses on display, hundreds of tradestands, and the only Premier Open Dog Show held in Wales.
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Snowdonia Half Marathon, Llanrwst
The Big Retreat Wales
22 - 25 May 2020. The Big Retreat Wales takes place in Pembrokeshire. It's the feel good festival - an adventure for all five senses. Discover energy, inspiration, bands, books, new tastes & inner calm.
HowTheLightGetsIn Festival, Hay
22- 25 May 2020. On the banks of the idyllic River Wye, you'll find the festival where the world's leading thinkers come together to debate the most cutting edge ideas of our time. HowTheLightGetsIn, the world's largest philosophy and music festival, returns to Hay for the late Bank Holiday weekend of May 2020.
Confirmed speakers and performers include Paul Muldoom, Polly Toynbee, Penny Mordaunt, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Jon Lansman, Nitin Sawhney, Ayanna Witter-Johnson, and The Correspondents. All of this alongside an electrifying programme of music, comedy, culture and performance.
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Nitro World Games
23 - 24 May 2020. Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
Grab your tickets to see a game-changing action sports competition, featuring the world’s best athletes in FMX, BMX, Skate, and Scooter. This two-day event will feature attempts at the biggest tricks in freestyle, meaning fans who see it live will have a chance to witness athletes attempting tricks that have never been landed in competition. In addition to the elite-level events, fans will enjoy accompanying family-friendly activities that will ensure it’s an action-packed weekend for everyone.
To enjoy the full spectrum, come for the semifinals on Saturday and stay for the finals on Sunday. Nitro World Games.