Wales Rally GB

03 – 06 October. The British leg of the FIA World Rally Championship takes place over four thrilling days based at the Rally Village in Deeside, Flintshire.

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Neath Food and Drink Festival

04 - 06 October. A celebration of local produce and Neath’s historic market town atmosphere. Lots going on for all the family including cookery demonstrations, children’s activities and live music.

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Pork, turkey and cranberry slice
Food and Drink Festival

Real Ale Train, Llangollen

05 October. All aboard The Real Ale Train on the Llangollen Railway! Enjoy a selection of real ales on a heritage steam train while taking in the scenic surroundings of this part of North Wales.

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Cardiff Half Marathon

06 October. Competitors race right through Cardiff city centre past some iconic locations, with beautiful scenery and historic buildings, starting at Cardiff Castle, and passing the Millennium Stadium, Penarth Marina, before crossing the Cardiff Barrage and racing through Cardiff Bay before finishing close to Cardiff City Hall.  

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Runners looking up to camera on Newport 10k
Half Marathon

Newport Food Festival

05 October. The festival will showcase local produce and businesses with its free chef demonstrations and over 70 exhibitor stalls. There will be street theatre, live music and activities throughout the day for all the family.

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Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff

08 – 13 October. Cardiff’s international gay and lesbian shortfilm prize welcomes the best new filmmaking talent to the capital.

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Sŵn Festival

18 - 20 October. This guerrilla music festival takes over just about every available venue in Cardiff, to showcase raw music talent in intimate spaces. It's loosely based on SXSW in Texas, and designed to unearth the next generation of performers. 

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A busy venue with a band on stage
SWN Music Festival

Gwledd Conwy Feast

25 – 27 October. The medieval town of Conwy is transformed with a weekend festival that boasts the largest celebration of music, art and food of Wales. The quayside, castle and medieval streets burst with flavours, sound and sights.

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