Man vs Mountain, Caernarfon
07 September. 20 miles over 1 mountain. You’ll begin your journey at sea level from within the UNESCO World Heritage listed Caernarfon Castle before climbing steadily through the beautiful landscapes of northern Wales with some obstacles along the way. Once you’ve braved the elements and descended from the summit of Snowdon, you’ll then face the ‘All Out Vertical Kilometre’, a guided abseil, and a series of land and water based obstacles designed to test what strength remains.
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06-8 September. The best contemporary writers, book signings and the biggest ever market place. Free crafting for all the family, tasty local food and so much more at Gladstone's Library, Hawarden, Flintshire.
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The Good Life Experience
12 – 15 September. The Good Life is created by Cerys Matthews, Steve 'Abbo' Abbott and Charlie and Caroline Gladstone who have put together the very best of music, books, food and the great outdoors. This will be a voyage of fun and discovery for the whole family.
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Sandman Triathlon, Anglesey
14 - 15 September. The Superfeet Sandman race venue is incredible Newborough Forest, the start and finish set in an exclusive area within the 700ha woods adjacent to the world famous Llanddwyn Beach.
The Superfeet Sandman Triathlon has something for all abilities and comprises of four distances, the Legend 72.4, Savage, Full and Sprint. You will also be able to compete as a relay team in both the full and sprint distances.
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Ironman Wales, Pembrokeshire
Abergavenny Food Festival
21 - 22 September. One of the biggest events in the UK foodie calendar, with 200 exhibitors from Wales and further afield, a food Academy for children with hands-on workshops, a rolling programme of chef demonstrations featuring the region’s finest and special masterclasses, workshops, tutored tastings and talks. New for this year, the Artisan Kitchen School will host cooking classes throughout the Festival weekend.
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Speedway Grand Prix
Mold Food and Drink Festival
21– 22 September. Showcasing outstanding local produce, celebrity chef expertise and live music to create a fabulous foodie weekend for the whole family.
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27 – 29 September. This is the big one - Elvis lives, thanks to the thousands of fans and the tribute artists who attend this annual gathering of blue suede shoes, Vegas jumpsuits, and whopping sideburns in Porthcawl. This is the largest festival of its kind in the world!
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Narberth Food Festival
28 – 29 September. This community event, entirely volunteer-run, won‘t get the biggest names, but it’s still one of the friendliest and most enjoyable food festivals around. Expect food stalls, live music, street theatre, talks and tastes, chef demonstrations and free children's activities.
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