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This page gives information on special events that are taking place near to the Heart of Wales Line.

If you are an event organiser and wish to promote your event on this website, then please send information via e-mail to David Edwards.

Events in Nov

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Larger Markets

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3 Nov @ Llandeilo

Llandeilo Fireworks Display

Llandeilo annual fireworks display 2017 following last years great success. Fun for all the family.

The Club house will be open and refreshments will be available courtesy of RFC. Come in crowds to support this event - a safe environment to watch a fantastic display. Car parking space is limited.

Gates open at 6.00pm.

Cae William home of Llandeilo RFC, Carmarthen Road, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire.


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4 Nov @ Llandovery

Llandovery College’s 170th Anniversary Dinner

We have pleasure in inviting you to this glittering black tie event celebrating Llandovery College’s 170 years, an evening that promises great food, entertainment, dancing and an opportunity to socialise with both old and new friends.

A welcome glass of Prosecco awaits followed by a four course dinner, entertainment and disco and a special guest to be announced. There will also be a range of exciting items up for auction and much more.

Tickets are £39 per person and proceeds will go towards the refurbishment of our Science Centre. To book your tickets, please contact Llandovery College on 01550 723060 or email bookings@llandoverycollege.com


Landovery Anniversary Dinner



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17 Nov @ Llanelli

Llanelli Christmas Carnival and Light Switch On

This annual event attracts around 15,000 visitors, all looking to celebrate the start of the Christmas period. You can expect a spectacular carnival parade from Festival Fields out by the Coleg Sir Gar right into the town centre.

There will be entertainment, stalls, refreshments, a wicked fireworks display, large funfair and possibly a sighting of Santa!

This is also the official switching on of the town’s Christmas lights.

4pm until 9pm.


Llanelli Christmas Lights



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17 - 19 Nov @ Llandeilo

Llandeilo Festival of Senses

Llandeilo Festival of Senses is an annual free pre Christmas festival. Located across the West Wales town, the festival encompasses the towns shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants as well as offering craft and fashion stalls, food stalls, buskers, entertainment and more.

Our main stall areas for this year are:

  • Arts and Craft Market – Llandeilo Civic Hall
  • Arts and Crafts – The Old Library (situated in the town car park)
  • Cubitts Food Court (the main town car park)
  • Horeb Fashion Hall – Horeb Chapel
  • King Street Food

Join us in Llandeilo, and get yourself in the Festive spirit.


Fest of Senses



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17 Nov - 21 Dec @ Swansea

Swansea Christmas Market

The traditional red and green chalets make a welcome return to Oxford St.

Open from 9.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday and 10.00am to 5.00pm on Sunday, you’ll find over 40 traders offering a fantastic selection of arts, crafts, fine foods, beautiful decorations and unique gifts.

In a number of chalets there’ll also be new traders each week, so you’ll be sure to find something different on each visit and get your shopping list ticked off in no time.

There’s also a great selection of festive food to fuel you up and a Christmas Bar where you can relax with a mulled wine. The children will love a visit to Santa’s Grotto on Portland Street and will ensure the whole family have a great day out!


Christmas Market



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18 Nov @ Ammanford

Ammanford Christmas Cracker

Enjoy many events including: Fireworks, Live Music, Christmas market, Christmas Tree Festival, Santa's Grotto and Christmas Lights Switch On.

See website for further details.


Christmas Cracker



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18 Nov @ Llanwrtyd Wells

Real Ale Wobble

Whether you are a hardened mountain biker or a fun rider who happens to like a drop of real ale, The Real Ale Wobble will be right up your street. The wobble is a non-competitive event marking the beginning of the 10-day Mid Wales Beer Festival.

With courses for both serious bikers and enthusiastic amateurs, anyone can give the event a go. Routes are waymarked and marshalled, with 2 check points along the way and one at the finish where beer tokens can be exchanged for locally brewed real ale (water, hot drinks and soft drinks are also available).

Routes - Long route approx 28 miles and shorter route approx 15 miles. All will have technical sections, but these will be marked with easier options available - the ride will be suitable for all abilities.

Check in times - At the Bromsgrove Hall - (LD5 4RA): Saturday 8 until 9.30am.
Mass start from the Hall on Saturday at 10am with a short briefing just before..


Ale Wobble



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25 - 26 Nov @ Craven Arms

Christmas Craft Fair

Join us for our Christmas Craft Fair and festive celebrations here at the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

A wide selection of handmade crafts and Christmas gifts from talented Shropshire crafts people to help you choose that special gift for your family and friends.

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, School Rd, Craven Arms.


Craft fair



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29 Nov - 7 Jan @ Shrewsbury

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs

Don't miss this year's spectacular family pantomime, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs , starring Shropshire's favourite Dame, the hilarious Brad Fitt and the legendary Eric Smith (BBC Radio Shropshire). 

Once again, the show will be written by Paul Hendy and produced by Evolution, the same team behind last year's smash hit, Cinderella.

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs is proving to be the most popular pantomime ever staged at the Theatre Severn. Tickets are selling faster than ever before, with more than half sold already. Don't be disappointed… Book Today!

Theatre Severn, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury.

For further programme details and ticket prices, please see website.


Snow White



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Farmers' Markets


Craven Arms

Farmers' Market

Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.

First Saturday of the month.

9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

11 minute walk from Craven Arms Railway Station.


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Knighton Community Market

Community Centre,Knighton.

2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month.

9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

5 minute walk from Knighton station.


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Farmers' Market

Llandovery Market Square.

Last Saturday of the month.

9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

6 minute walk from Llandovery station.


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Local Produce Market

The Institute.

2nd Wednesday of each month.

9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

5 mins walk from the station.


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Shrewsbury Indoor Market

The Market Hall, Claremont Street,

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

11 minute walk from Shrewsbury Railway Station.


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Swansea Indoor Market

Open Mon – Sat throughout the year
Over 100 stalls offering everything from fresh local produce and traditional Welsh gifts to laverbread and fine Welsh cheeses. And of course, no visit would be complete without a bag of hot Welsh cakes, served fresh from the griddle. Enjoy the vibrancy of a traditional market.

Oxford Street, Swansea.

12 minute walk from Swansea Railway Station.


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Llanelli Indoor and Outdoor Market

Market Street, Llanelli.

The indoor market is open six days a week - Monday to Saturday - between 8:30am and 5:00pm.

The town's outdoor market is held every Thursday and Saturday between 8:30am and 5:00pm.

14 minute walk from Llanelli Railway Station.


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