We update these pages as regularly as possible, but please check the latest coronavirus regulations guidance and with the venues as part of your planning.

Machynlleth Comedy Festival

29 April - 01 May 2022. 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.

Talgarth Walking Festival

29 April - 02 May 2022.Talgarth Walking Festival offers great scenery and nature, as well as the opportunity to learn about local history, geology and literature.

Focus Wales, Wrexham, North Wales

05 - 07 May 2022.  Three days of music showcasing 200+ bands using 20 stages. There's no place like Wrexham during FOCUS week. Find out more about FOCUS Wales.


Dylan Day

14 May. Dylan Day is celebrated every year on this day, building upon the legacy of the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival. It marks the date Under Milk Wood was first read on stage at The Poetry Centre in New York in 1953. Each year there are performances, online happenings, walking tours and much, much more happening around Wales.


A semi-ruined castle by the coast.
Views off Dylan Thomas boathouse and the estuary beyond.

Laugharne, associated with Dylan Thomas 

Snowdonia Half Marathon, Llanrwst

15 May 2022. Snowdonia Half Marathon is a scenic but tough half marathon, set in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, North Wales. It starts and finish in the village of Llanrwst. 2022 is the 10th anniversary for this race.


Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival

21 May 2022. The Royal Welsh Smallholding and Countryside Festival

is a celebration of smallholding and rural life. The two day festival has an action-packed programme of entertainment, have-a-go educational activities, talks, workshops, displays and performances.


Welsh National Rally Championship

21 May 2022. The 2022 Motorsport UK Pirelli Welsh National Rally Championship continues with the Plains Rally in Mid Wales. The rally is one of an exciting eight round calendar taking place in 2022.


Hay Festival 

26 May - 5 June 2022. The Hay Festival takes place for ten days each spring, in the book town of Hay on Wye, Mid Wales.


A group of ladies relaxing in deckchairs at the Hay Festival with show tents and bunting in the background.
front of bookstore with Richard Booth signage.

Hay Festival

Urdd Eisteddfod

30 May - 04 June 2022. The Urdd Eisteddfod is one of Europe's biggest youth festivals. The 2022 Urdd takes place in Denbighshire over the half term holidays. 

Related stories