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Wales Rally GB

Wales Rally GB is a motor racing event held as part of the World Rally Championship. The event centres around the Welsh capital, Cardiff, and sees some of the world’s greatest drivers battle for the best possible time. The victor of Wales Rally GB 2011 was Finland’s Jari-Matti Latvala, he was driving a Ford Fiesta RS WRC, and was accompanied …

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Hay on Wye Festival

Hay Festival of Literature and Arts (sometimes referred to as Hay-on-Wye Festival), is a book, food, and arts festival taking place annually in Hay-on-Wye, Powys. The festival was conceived by Norman and Peter Florence in 1988. The 2012 Hay Festival will see a performance from Tim Minchin, and an audience with Hilary Mantel. The full line up is to be …

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Abergavenny Food Festival

Abergavenny Food Festival

Abergavenny Food Festival is a wonderful chance to see the best upcoming chefs in action, it’s also a great chance to taste some delicious offerings. The Abergavenny Food Festival aims at celebrating the ‘craft’ of food-making, and focuses on the ‘diversity’ of food in Wales and throughout the world. The festival is an excuse to enjoy the social-side of eating, and …

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England v South Africa: One Day International

Following their test series defeat, England will play host to South Africa in a series of late summer One-Day Internationals. The visit will see the teams go head to head at the SWALEC stadium, in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. The England v South Africa One-Day International will take place in Cardiff on Friday, August 24. The Bank Holiday weekend will kick off in sporting …

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Ironman Wales

Ironman Wales is a gruelling annual triathlon event taking place at Tenby’s North Beach, Pembrokeshire. The inaugural event took place in September 2011, the course involved a 3.8km swim around North Beach, an 180km bike ride through coastal and rural Pembrokeshire, and a 26.2 mile run (a full marathon) through Tenby. The disciplines in Ironman Wales take place in the …

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FIM British Speedway

The FIM British Speedway takes place at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. The 2012 event will be the first in a five year commitment from the Speedway organisers to host the event at the stadium. The FIM British Speedway Grand Prix sees riders race anti-clockwise around an oval circuit inside the Millennium Stadium. Dirt is transported into the stadium for the event. …

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Autumn Internationals

The Autumn Rugby Internationals take place every year, when a group of Southern Hemisphere teams visits Europe to take on Northern Hemisphere sides. The matches are ‘friendlies’, but they are valuable opportunities for European teams to take on strong sides from the south, outside of a World Cup setting. Wales Autumn International Rugby Fixtures 2012: In 2012, Wales will take …

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Wales visit map

As part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Queen will visit a number of locations in Wales this year. The Diamond Jubilee celebrations come to Wales on 26th and 27th April, you can see the places the Queen will visit on the map below. A special series of celebrations will also be taking place throughout the UK on an extended weekend from 2nd …

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London 2012 Olympics news and information

The London 2012 Olympics take place between 27 July and 12 August. The XXX Olympiad will take place across the UK, with Wales hosting a number of teams, as well as hosting Olympic football. If you are planning to watch London 2012 from the comfort of your own home, or if you were lucky enough to get a ticket to …

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Royal Welsh Show 2012: Your guide

Whether you are driving, taking the train or hiking and whether you are a Royal Welsh virgin or seasoned showgoer, here is your full guide to getting the best out of your trip to the Royal Welsh 2012. Map: How to access the site Map: Where to park Royal Welsh: Car Parks Map: Getting around the site Video: Your Royal …

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