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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 Sep

Farmers' Markets
Larger Markets

For information on walks, see our Walks page.


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22 Jul - 4 Sep @ Llanelli

Dusty's Wildlife Rangers

Will you take up the challenge and become a Wildlife Ranger this summer?
Go on a wetland canoe safari or follow our bike trail, learn ranger skills like how to identify wildlife, hand feed our birds plus much more!

When you arrive at our centre you’ll receive your FREE Wildlife Ranger log book packed with everything you need for a day of exciting discoveries…

Llanelli Wetland Centre, Llwynhendy, Llanelli.


Dusty duck



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9 Sep @ Swansea

BBC Proms in the Park returns to Swansea!

Singleton Park will host Proms in the Park for the 12th time, linking up with the Albert Hall for the Last Night of the Proms.

Headlining the annual event will be soul singer Mica Paris, who will perform renditions of Ella Fitzgerald classics.

The BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales will also be performing an array of well-known film and TV favourites alongside traditional Welsh songs.

Singleton Park/Botanical Gardens.

4.00pm. Gates open 4.00pm.


Botanics in Bloom



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9 Sep @ Llanelli

5k Colour Splash!

The 5k colour splash is an amazing event where you can run, walk or roll your way around a 5k course, while passing our colour stations booming with music, where our volunteers will splash you with different colour powders. Expect music, fun, dancing, and a great atmosphere!

You don’t need to be fit, in fact we encourage participants to take their time and enjoy!

Stradey Castle, Pwll, Llanelli.

9am - 3pm.

Tickets from £5.80.


Fest of Celts



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10 Sep @ Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury River Festival

Come and enjoy a day of family fun, with lots of free activities, while at the same time learning about water safety awareness.

For this year are encouraging pirate fancy dress both on land and on the boats.

Quarry Park and on the River Severn.



Bred in Heaven



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16 Sep @ Swansea

Concert and Final of MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year Competition

A full concert by the Choir together with the 41st Final of the MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year Competition, adds up to a wonderful evening in the magnificent setting of St Mary's Church in Swansea.

St Mary's Church, City Centre, Swansea.


Ticket Prices: £12.





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16 & 17 Sep @ Ammanford

Enchanted Boar Festival @ Ammanford Park

Ammanford is once again preparing for the annual Twrch Trwyth Festival, which celebrates the area's connection with one of the most famous stories from The Mabinogion. The Twrch Trwyth, a legendary wild boar, was hunted through Ammanford and the Amman Valley by King Arthur and his knights.

The amazing Twrch will play a leading role in the FREE festival, which will take place over the weekend.

Visitors to the event will see Ammanford Park transformed to a colourful and exciting medieval village, filled with street performers, family friendly activities, music and medieval characters!

Ammanford Park , Tir-Y-Dail Lane, Ammanford.

11.30am - 11.30pm.


Muck & Soil



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20 - 23 Sep @ Llanwrtyd Wells

Welsh International Four Days Walks

Providing a focal point for people who enjoy walking, encouraging physical activity, providing a challenge & showing off the picturesque countryside surrounding Llanwrtyd Wells. Certificates are given to every walker who completes their chosen routes.

Started in 1980, this 4 day event attracts participants from all over the world. These non-competitive walks provide a social opportunity for like minded people. Along with interesting & challenging walks in some of the finest scenery in Great Britain.

Walking is available on all four days & routes of 10, 15 or 25 miles are available each day. Walks are designed to experience the area, taking in mountains, moorland, streams, forests & rivers.

There is entertainment every night & the event culminates with the ‘Blister Ball’ on the Saturday night, with live music at the Neuadd Arms Hotel.





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23 Sep @ Llandeilo

White Park Cattle Run at Dinefwr

An annual event taking place at Dinefwr Park, home of the iconic, ancient herd of White Park Cattle.

You can choose between a 10km, 5km or the 1 mile children’s fun run/walk around the magnificent Dinefwr parkland estate.

You'll enjoy some magnificent views as you run the course, run through ancient woodland and perhaps see some autumn wildlife spectacles along the way.

The event is open to all ages and abilities. Choose the run that best suits you and have fun.

The money raised at the White Park Cattle Run at Dinefwr will go towards the development of our herd which are an important living link to our very distant past here at Dinefwr.

For prices and race times please see website.


Bog snorkelling



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23 & 24 Sep @ Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Flea Market

Shrewsbury Flea is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics, architectural salvage, reclamation and just that quirky stylish item that will compliment your home.

Shrewsbury Flea is a relaxed place to both trade and visit with brilliant regular traders and loyal customers on a fantastic showground within walking distance of Shrewsbury Town centre. We regularly see between 2700 - 4300 visitors and between 100 – 150 traders over the weekend and this fair is ever increasing in popularity.

Traders can book and pay online with our new online booking system.

The Greenhous West Mid Showground,Berwick Road, Shrewsbury.


Botanics in Bloom



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23 & 24 Sep @ Llandovery

Llandovery Sheep Festival

Celebrating all things sheep, in the ancient drover’s town of Llandovery. Wool crafts, food, sheep racing, sheep dog trials, music, entertainment, cookery demonstrations, something for everybody to enjoy…

Book your stall now for September 2017. With a new exciting layout featuring 100% hard standing and this year giving FREE entry to more than 5000 expected visitors, 2017 is definitely the year to be at the final big event of the season.

The Llandovery Sheep Festival gets bigger each year... and this year free entry means it will be bigger & better than ever, many businesses in the town already report this weekend is the best of the whole year.


Bog snorkelling



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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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Larger Markets



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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