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.

Dylan Day

14 May. To build upon the legacy of the Dylan Thomas 100 Festival,  Dylan Day was created. A new annual day of celebration in the name of Wales’ most famous literary son. It marks the date Under Milk Wood was first read on stage at The Poetry Centre in New York in 1953. There will be performances, online happenings, walking tours and much, much more happening around Wales.

2021 events will take place online. Find out more about Dylan Day

Tafwyl 2021 Online

15 May 2021. Normally Cardiff Castle is the venue for this event, but for 2021 events will take place online. Details to be provided nearer the time, but expect music, art, family fun in Welsh, with everyone welcome. Find out more about Tafwyl 

Hay Digital 2021

26 May - 6 June 2021. The Hay Festival goes online for 2021. Attending Hay Festival Digital 2021 online is completely free and couldn't be easier.  Check back nearer the time for details of events on the Hay Festival website.


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

HowTheLightGetsIn Online 2021

29 May 2021. The world's largest philosophy and music festival, HowTheLightGetsIn, has gone digital. The Online Festival will have more than 100 events - all live-streamed, on 10 virtual stages, with a line up of the world's top thinkers, and the hottest bands and comedy acts. You'll also have the chance to meet with other festivalgoers, make friends, talk over the events you've seen, bump into our speakers and artists and listen to some great music together. The organisers want as far as possible to recreate the real festival experience and extend it into something you've never seen before!

For tickets and more information on the online festival please visit the HowTheLightGetsIn website.


Virtual visits

Even if you can't visit Wales right now, you can still tour our regions from the comfort of your sofa. Take a look at our virtual visits and find out what Wales has in store for your future visit.

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