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Abergavenny Food Festival: A feast for the nose, tastebuds

It’s the highwater mark in Wales’ gourmet calendar. When it comes to celebrating the tidal rush of great Welsh produce finding its way into some of the finest restaurants around, nowhere puts on a show quite like this charming market town. Walking through the streets is a Falstaffian tease for the senses or, depending on your viewpoint and waistline – …

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Welsh Countryside Month: Relive our summer of country fun in Wales

Welsh Countryside Month A summer of countryside fun kicked off at the Royal Welsh Show in July and wound down in mid September when the Abergavenny Food Festival served up its final feast. On the way, we visited the 2012 National Eisteddfod, in the Vale of Glamorgan, the Caerphilly Big Cheese Festival and joined the hoards of music lovers at the Green Man Festival and Brecon …

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Bridgend licking its lips ready for Feastival

Next week one of Wales’ liveliest food festivals – Bridgend Feastival – takes to the streets for two days of food and fun (September 28th and 29th 2012). Now in its third year Feastival is increasingly popular and celebrates all things foodie. With more than 65 exhibitors* taking part Bridgend town centre will be alive with the sights, sounds, smells – …

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Live blog: Swn Festival 2012

The most eagerly awaited event in the South Wales music calendar is finally here; Swn Festival 2012 is off and running. There are hundreds of gigs, club nights, workshops, seminars and other fringe events happening across Cardiff this weekend. To keep up with it all, we’ve put together a team of live bloggers who will be out and about in …

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Carolyn Hitt: Women street names plan would put equality on the Welsh map

At last someone is interested in making Wales a land fit for heroines. Inspired by a campaign that began on the highways and byways of Rome, Torfaen councillor Jessica Powell is proposing a motion that as many new Welsh streets should be named after women as after men. Taking the example of Italy’s “Pink Streets” project, the 24-year-old councillor is …

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10 great things to do in Wales this month

There’s a lot going on in Wales this month, there’s always a lot going on in Wales! But here’s our round up of ten great things to do in Wales in April. As usual, we’ve tried to include a blend of things to do in Wales for adults, families, and kids, including theatre, gigs, concerts and sports events. We’ve also …

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10 great things to do in Wales this weekend

  There’s loads of things to do in Wales this weekend, and in honour of getting out more, we’ve pulled together the best events from around Wales. So if you’re looking for things to do around Wales this weekend, look no further, grab your coat and head out for…   Swn Presents Tribes When : 23:30, Fri 12 Apr Venue …

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Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle front entrance

Cardiff Castle is set in Bute Park and is right in the middle of Cardiff. Because of the restoration carried out when Cardiff was thriving on the riches from coal and steel it is seen nationally and internationally as a ‘must see’ destination. A keep and hence a castle has been in existence for over 2000 years and so the …

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