National Gallery masterpiece is coming to Newtown this summer
10 July 2021 - 25 September 2021. A three-year partnership will see one different masterpiece a year from the National Gallery’s Collection displayed at Newtown’s Oriel Davies Gallery. The first of these masterpieces is Jean-Siméon Chardin’s ‘The House of Cards’ (about 1740–1) which will be on show at the gallery from 10 July to 25 September as part of the National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2021-’23.
Undo things undone exhibition at the Senedd
26 July - 5 September 2021. The Senedd is proud to host the closing presentation of Undo Things Done, Sean Edwards’ exhibition commission for Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice 2019.
To book a ticket and find out information about safety measures in place go to the Senedd website.
02 - 08 August 2021. Wales' smallest festival, only 300 tickets per week. Fforest Gather is a new kind of holiday. It's a family friendly holiday of adventures in nature, music, culture, creativity, making, growing & simple pleasures. Unique permanent accommodation + camping if you wish. There is also a week in July (26 July - 1 August 2021).
Gŵyl Machynlleth Festival
Pembrokeshire County Show
17 – 19 August 2021. The Pembrokeshire County Show is the biggest county show in Wales. It's also one of the very best of its kind in Britain, whether your interest is cars, food, clothes or animals. There are livestock, equine and show jumping contests, trade stands, food halls, a fairground and much more.
Green Man festival
19 – 22 August 2021. Always a whole heap of fun, Green Man Festival is a wonderful family-friendly affair that takes place on the Glanusk Estate in the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park. The non-music entertainment includes comedy, talks, relaxation zones, food areas, exploration gardens – is arguably just as good as the stuff you can dance along to.
Snowdonia Half Marathon, Llanrwst
22 August 2021. Scenic but tough half marathon, set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, starting and finishing in the village of Llanrwst, which played host to the World Trail Running Championships in 2013. The park is a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests.
Find out more about Snowdonia Half Marathon
The Curtis Cup
Live and Unlocked: Cardiff Castle
28 - 30 August 2021. Live and Unlocked: Four nights of live music at Cardiff Castle over the bank holiday weekend to support grassroots venues.
27 August - Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard, Panic Shack and The Bug Club . Contact Clwb Ifor Bach for tickets.
28 August - Yasmine & The Euphoria, Year Of The Dog and more. Contact Porters for details and tickets.
29 August - Those Damn Crows, Cardinal Black and Scarlet Rebels will play. Contact Fuel for further information.
30 August - Afro Cluster (album launch), The Allergies (DJ set), Niques, DJ Trishna Jaikara, plus host, Prendy. Purchase tickets from The Moon.
Castell Roc Festival
The Green Gathering
4 - 7 August 2022. Tickets are now on sale for this four-day low-impact-living event held in Chepstow. The Green Gathering has the tagline, 'a festival beyond hedonism, powered by wind, sun, people and passion'. It has intimate solar-powered stages that showcase up-and-coming acts, legendary favourites, DJs, poets, activists and spellbinding raconteurs, not to mention lots of other things to whet your Earth-friendly whistle.
19 – 22 August 2022. Held in Builth Wells, Solarsphere combines the science of astronomy with the backdrop of a 'music festival'. Join workshops and talks by eminent astronomers and scientists, chill out at the music area or explore the site's other pockets of fun.