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Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival
03- 05 July 2020. Beyond the Border returns in 2020 with a new location of National Trust and Cadw’s Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire. The festival offers a packed programme curated by artistic director, Naomi Wilds around the theme ‘Reimagining our Futures’.
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Tenby Long Course Weekend
03 – 05 July 2020. Pembrokeshire plays host annually to one of the most difficult triathlons in Wales. This unique event kicks off the weekend on Friday evening with The Wales Swim, a 2.4 mile swim that takes place on Tenby's North Beach. On Saturday their attention turns to The Wales Sportive, and 112 miles of undulating Welsh countryside lined with enthusiastic crowds. To finish the weekend, the athletes complete the 26.2 miles of The Wales Marathon.
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TBC The show is visible along the entire five mile stretch of the stunning Swansea Bay with spectacular views of the air displays, which features some of the world’s best military and civilian aviation display teams. Ground attractions include an interactive military village, trade stands, children’s entertainment, funfair and lots more.
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Fan Dance summer series
04 - 05 and 11 July. The Fan Dance is a gruelling 24km non-navigational race over two sides of Pen y Fan, the highest mountain in the Brecon Beacons. This infamous route has long been a part of SAS (Special Air Service) and SBS (Special Boat Service) selection.
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TBC Gemau Cymru is a bilingual signature event for young people in the Welsh sporting calendar enhancing the performance pathway of Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic sports. It provides an opportunity for talented young athletes to compete in a high profile multi-sport event while experiencing an athlete village environment.
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07 – 12 July 2020. The annual festival will be held at the Royal International Pavilion in Llangollen. Six days of music and folk dance from all over the world in one place.
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Llangollen Fringe Festival
17 - 26 July 2020. The Festival includes an eclectic mix of performance-based events including punk, reggae, rock, folk, flamenco, poetry, drama, art and film. While main events take place in Llangollen's town hall, boasting a 300 seat theatre, those looking for a different experience can enjoy performances on a narrow boat, steam train, at the ancient ruins of Castell Dinas Bran or in the atmospheric setting of Vale Crucis Abbey.
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British Speedway Grand Prix
18 July 2020. Witness world championship motorsport with round 4 of the Adrian Flux British FIM Speedway Grand Prix takes place in Principality Stadium, Cardiff.
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International Snowdon Race
18 July 2020. The highest peak in Wales and England always provides high drama, as almost 600 runners from across the world tackle the steep slopes of this iconic mountain.
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Royal Welsh Show
20 – 23 July 2020. Builth Wells comes to life every summer with the biggest agricultural show in Great Britain. As well as its principal function of showcasing the cream of Welsh livestock and the high quality food and drink produced in Wales, there will be a range of activities including forestry, horticulture, crafts, countryside sports, Sports Village and a 12 hour programme of exciting entertainment that continues throughout each of the four days of the event.
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Young People's Village
20- 23 July 2020. The Young People’s Village is the very best camping and entertainment site for young people during the Royal Welsh Show. The iconic Big Top will host an array of local and national stars, from up and coming Welsh bands to Radio 1 DJs.
The event welcomes young people to the site from all over the United Kingdom and beyond. Join over 4,000 campers and 14,000 party-goers as Wales YFC hosts the biggest festival in Mid Wales.
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World Harp Congress
24 - 30 July 2020. Harpists and harp enthusiasts from around the world will visit Cardiff for #WHC2020. Join us for an intensive but fun-filled week of recitals, concerts, lectures, masterclasses and workshops, all celebrating the versatility and ingenuity of the harp.
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Big Cheese Festival
24 - 26 July 2020. Rediscover The Big Cheese! There are three huge food halls and live cookery demonstrations. Caerphilly Castle, the second largest Castle in Britain still remains the star of the festival with free entry all weekend. With an entertainment program that’ll stretch from morning until evening, there’ll be medieval re-enactments within the Castle grounds, live music and a packed programme in The Great Hall. The Big Cheese Festival brings together local and regional Welsh food & drink producers in three massive food halls, possibly the largest in the country. With a dedicated cheese market featuring quality cheese producers from all over the country, this really is a food lovers paradise.
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27 July - 02 August 2020. 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 August.
The Green Gathering
30 July - 02 August 2020. This four-day low-impact-living event held in Chepstow has the tagline, 'a festival beyond hedonism, powered by wind, sun, people and passion'. The Green Gathering 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.
Welsh Super Cup
30 July - 02 August 2020. 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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31 July- 02 August 2020. Set in the natural beauty of Doldowlod country estate, Landed Festival is an underground gathering for music and arts lovers. There are four stages and two dance tents, all playing host to breakthrough artists. It's also safe for families.