The Green Gathering

01 - 4 August. A four day low impact living event held in Chepstow. Intimate solar stages showcase up-and-coming acts, legendary favourites, DJs, poets, activists and spellbinding raconteurs. There’s magicians and mystics… off grid solutions and co-operatives… crafts, permaculture, tipis, campaigns, healing… kids’ activities and teen spaces… a stone circle and a faerie glade… open mic spaces and dance workshops… affordable bars and ethical eats.

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Welsh Super Cup

01 – 04 August. Scouts from clubs such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool to name just a few will descend on Cardiff in search of the new super stars of the game. The extensive 33 acre Cardiff University Sports Fields provides players with high quality grass pitches accompanied by catering and substantial changing facilities.

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Landed Festival

02- 04 August. Set in the natural beauty of Doldowlod country estate Landed Festival is an underground gathering of music & arts with four stages and two dance tents, hosting the most original breakthrough artists of our time. And lots for the kids!

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National Eisteddfod

03 - 10 August. A festival of Wales, its language and culture. Annually the National Eisteddfod takes place for eight days at the start of August, and the central festival field is a vibrant one, teeming with stands, stalls and shops, food, music, arts and crafts, design and architecture. The 2019 Eisteddfod will be held in Llanrwst, Conwy County.

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National Eisteddfod

Brecon Jazz

08 - 11 August. World-famous jazz festival set in the beautiful Brecon Beacons, featuring over twenty concerts from cosy gigs to big bands, from an emerging artists to late-night jam sessions, there really is something for all jazz fans.

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Castell Roc Festival

08 - 26 August. Castell Roc Festival is a small, but perfectly formed friendly festival held inside Chepstow Castle. Festival goers can enjoy live music and entertainment.

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09 – 11 August. Solarsphere is held in Builth Wells, combining the science of astronomy with the back drop of a 'music festival'. Join in the workshops which include talks by many eminent astronomers & scientists, workshops for children in the scientific & arts field alongside a music festival for those who wish to discover some wonderful new bands.

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Anglesey County Show

13 - 14 August. One of Wales’ premier agricultural shows attracts competitors from across the UK and over 60,000 spectators.

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Pembrokeshire County Show

13 – 15 August. The biggest county show in Wales is also one of the very best of its kind in Britain, whether your interest is cars, food, clothes or animals.

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Green Man festival

15 – 18 August. This wonderful family-friendly festival takes place on the Glanusk Estate in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park, and features far more than just great music. 

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A woman in a rolling hoop on a stage
A stage at a festival in a field
Green Man

Ponty's Big Weekend

17 August. Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd will host headliners Ocean Colour Scene for the return of Ponty's Big Weekend. Other acts include The Bluetones, Goldie Lookin’ Chain and upcoming Welsh bands. 

Victorian festival

19 – 25 August. Nicknamed the “grandmother of Europe,” Queen Victoria’s descendants included a German emperor, a Russian empress, and, of course, an English king. In 2019, the Llandrindod Wells festival will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Princes William and Harry’s great-great-great-great grandmother. 

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Pride Cymru

23 - 25 August. Cardiff-Wales LGBT Mardi Gras, trading as Pride Cymru returns to City Hall Lawns in Cardiff for Wales' biggest celebration of equality and diversity. The variety of entertainment will continue along with a funfair, a cultural market with arts and crafts, plenty food and drink, and a social hub, offering advice and support to LGBT communities and their friends and family.

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Colourful balloons and banner spelling out Pride on the Pride march
Cardiff Pride

World Bogsnorkelling Championships

25 August. Held annually in Llanwrtyd Wells in Mid Wales, attracting visitors from all over the world. There are food and drink stalls, crafts, a bouncy castle, live music and a real ale and cider bar on the site, so it's a great day out even if you don't fancy taking the plunge.

Find out more about the World Bog Snorkelling Championships

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World Bogsnorkelling Championships