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Wales Food Festivals, Fairs, Exhibitions, Expos and Food Shows, Beverage and Agricultural Events, etc.

2018 WALES (UK) 2018
(see also: 2019  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015  -  2013  -  2012  -  2011)

April 16-22, 2018  UK Coffee Week, Wales
UK Coffee Week is the nation’s biggest celebration of coffee. It provides an opportunity for the coffee and foodservice industry to unite while raising money for Project Waterfall, the charitable initiative delivering clean water projects in African coffee-growing countries.

May 12-13, 2018  National Mills Weekend - Various, Wales
Celebrating the UK's milling heritage on the second weekend of May each year. National Mills Weekend is the annual festival of our milling heritage and provides you with a fantastic opportunity to visit mills, many of which are not usually open to the public.


May 14-20, 2018
National Vegetarian Week
UK, Various locations, Wales
National Vegetarian Week (NVW) is the annual awareness-raising campaign promoting inspirational vegetarian food and the benefits of a meat-free lifestyle. Celebrated by the Vegetarian Society since 1992, the Week is now an established event that gets bigger and better every year. (also: )

May 19-20, 2018  Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Spring Festival
Llanelwedd, Bilth Wells, Wales
The Festival includes classes and displays for rare and traditional breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats and there were llamas and alpacas, poultry, pets, demonstrations covering bees, woodland crafts, farriery, farm machinery and equipment and vintage machinery, and magnificent and colourful displays of flowers and garden produce among the 350 trade stands on the showground.

May 27-28, 2018  Cowbridge Food and Drink Festival
Cowbridge, Cardiff, Wales
Cowbridge Food & Drink returns to the Vale of Glamorgan market town for the twelfth year this May.  The delicious event will be held over the Bank Holiday weekend.  This year will be no exception as food lovers will experience a new, more open festival with a mixture of marquees and traditional stalls. Visitors to the Food Court will be given a taste of the incredible variety of produce the Vale of Glamorgan has to offer with both local and global cuisines from BBQ to souvlaki and fajitas to paella.  Tickets are available from £5 a day or £8 for a weekend ticket

June 2-3, 2018  Monmouthshire Food Festival
Caldicot, Monmouthshire, Wales
The Monmouthshire Food Festival comes to you with a full programme of demonstrations, talks, tastings and lots of food and drink to try and buy.   The Cookery Demonstration Theatre features many of the finest chefs from across Monmouthshire. They will showcase the finest food the county has to offer in dishes that show both flair and imagination, a positive treat for the tastebuds. 


The Look and Learn Theatre features master classes, tutored tastings and demonstrations on a wide range of food and drinks. Come and learn how to make bread or enjoy a chocolate tutored tasting and many more.  The Children’s Quarter, once again hosted by a team from Monmouthshire Youth Service, will have lots of activities for our young foodies to enjoy with one or two surprises!  The Producers Market will have stalls with many different products to try and buy. Come and taste beer brewed just a mile from the festival and take home a loaf or some gorgeous donuts made just six miles away.

August 4, 2018  Annual Cardigan County Agricultural Show
Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales
West Wales' Premier Agricultural Show.  The main emphasis of our Show is the Cattle, Sheep, Horses, Goat, Pigs, Dogs and Poultry classes, which attract exhibitors from all over the Country and to use this day to try and educate children and people of the importance of agricultural activities.  Our trade exhibitors increase year on year bringing you the best in British Farm Produce, the latest tractors and farm machinery and cars to anything for the garden. From clothing and jewellery to hand made cards, there is something for everyone. With various displays to keep you entertained throughout the day a Dog Show, Food Hall, Fun Fair – rides and stalls for children, a beer tent and much more you will be sure to have a great family day out.

August 4-5, 2018  Big Welsh Bite
Ynysangharad Park, Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
The Welsh Food Show, organised by Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, promises to be a fabulous fun-filled family event.  All produce available at the Big Welsh Bite will be grown, reared, caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked or processed by the stallholders themselves, resulting in a scrumptious range of local produce.  From cupcakes to Indian spices, there will be something for everyone and a range of food to eat on site.  Visitors can also enjoy FREE family entertainment and cookery demonstrations throughout the weekend, last year over 13000 enjoyed the delights on offer.  For more information or if you are a food exhibitor and would like a stall at our event, please contact: [email protected]

August 10-12, 2018  10th Annual Welsh Cider, Perry & Music Festival
Trellech, Monmouthshire, Wales
16 Different Ciders & Perry's, Live music & Barbeque all weekend and Free camping available. Telephone to book a plot for your tent or campa van.

August 18, 2018  Cardigan River and Food Festival
Cardigan, Ceredigion, Wales
Cardigan's River & Food Festival has grown to attract thousands of people to the town every year. Now in its fifteenth year, our objective remains the same, to celebrate the quality and diversity of the superb local independent food producers that abound in Wales.  Come and experience the taste of REAL local produce from award winning cheeses to rare breeds of meat, produced and sold by people who really care about their food.

August 23-25, 2018  32nd Swansea Camra Annual Beer and Cider Festival
Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales
This year’s event will not only feature more than 100 real ales, but also more than 60 craft-brewed ciders and perries, with a cooling system to ensure they are served at the perfect temperature.  It is being held in the Brangwyn Hall, St Helen’s Road, Swansea, SA1 4PE.  There will be live musical entertainment on all days as well, plus a range of hot food.

September 15-16, 2018  Abergavenny Food Festival
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
The most magical of culinary experiences, conjuring a feast of plenty amidst the streets of this small Welsh borders market town.

September 22, 2018  Vegan Festival
Cardiff, Wales

September 22-23, 2018  Narberth Food Festival
Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales
Narberth is gearing up for its Food Festival with its usual mix of quality food stalls, eclectic choice of live performers, chefs, speakers and special events.

October 5-7, 2018  Neath Food and Drink Festival
Neath, West Glamorgan, Wales
The Neath Food & Drink Festival will host around 75 exhibitors at the two day event, including award winning suppliers from Neath's famous Indoor Victorian Market. The festival is a celebration of local produce and Neath's historic market town atmosphere.

October 6, 2018  Tiny Rebel Newport Food and Drink Festival
Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Newport Food Festival celebrates the city’s strong, diverse and vibrant food sector and this annual event brings food enthusiasts to the city centre.  There will be chef demonstrations, masterclasses, family activities, the final of the Teenchef competition as well as a wealth of exhibitor stalls selling the very best food and drink produce.  Attendance: 14,000.

October 13-14, 2018  The Llangollen Food Festival - Llangollen, Wales
Discover great food and drink in our fabulous local producers market. Enjoy live cookery classes and take part in our fun workshops. Pick up exciting new recipes or learn about traditional dishes.

October 26-28, 2018  Gwledd Conwy Feast - Conwy, Wales
North Wales` biggest food festival, this tasty two-day event is held within Conwy`s medieval town walls and on its quayside. Gwledd Conwy Feast features Conwy's world famous mussels, collected in the Conwy river estuary for hundreds of years. The event boasts 150 stalls, celebrates the best of Welsh chefs and local produce and attracts 25,000 visitors. Varied programme of cookery demonstrations, music, entertainment and workshops and children's activities.  Attendance: 25,000.

November 26-27, 2018  Royal Welsh Agricultural Society Winter Fair
Llanelwedd, Bilth Wells, Wales
Set in the heart of rural Wales and priding itself on being the best primestock event in the UK, the Royal Welsh Winter Fair has something to offer everyone.  The main attraction for the event is, of course, the tremendous display of livestock, with an average of 1400 entries in both the livestock and equine competitions each year, showing off the best of British farming.

2019 WALES (UK) 2019

February 16 , 2019 - Cardiff Viva! Vegan Festival - Cardiff, Wales

2017 WALES (UK) 2017
events waiting for new dates

June 24-July 2, 2017 - Pembrokeshire Fish Week Festival
Pembrokeshire, West Wales, Wales
A celebration of Pembrokeshire's wonderful fish and seafood - not to mention its spectacular coastline.  The events and activities feature around fish and shell fish, eating out, fish cookery and preparation demonstrations, angling competitions and coaching, on water adventure and outdoor activities, waterway travel, environmental and educational activities, arts, craft and culture and for all ages!  Attendance: 25,000.

December 9, 2017  Swansea Vegfest - Swansea, West Glamorgan, Wales
Our vegan Christmas Market is returning to the National Waterfront Museum! Join us between 10am and 4pm for a day of cruelty free festive fun!  Shop for gifts and tasty treats from our fantastic range of stall holders (to be announced soon). Stay to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some seasonal songs - and even a visit from Santa himself!


2016 WALES (UK) 2016
events waiting for new dates

May 15, 2016  The Inspiring Food Show - Cardiff, Wales
12.30 pm-4 pm.  This is a new and exciting Food Show with local producers around South Wales. Come and

October 10-11, 2016  Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival - Anglesey, Wales
Festival CANCELLED for 2016. May return in 2017.

December 11 , 2016  Abergavenny Christmas Fair
Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales
Over ninety stalls across four venues: the Market Hall, Upper Brewery Yard, The Corn Exchange and The Priory - An unrivalled selection of fresh and cured meats, poultry and game, cheeses and chocolates, cakes and desserts, wines and liqueurs, ales, ciders and more - SweetieFest – wonderful old-school treats - 'Kitchen stage' demonstration programme.


2015 WALES (UK) 2015

events waiting for new dates

June 1-7, 2015  Slow Food Week - Various Locations, Wales
During the week, our network of local groups, producers, chefs and other supporting businesses and organisations will showcase the diversity within our movement with a wide range of events around the UK, while several new foods and chefs will become part the Ark of Taste programme and Chef Alliance programmes.  Providing a forum to reinforce Slow Food’s work supporting traditional, local, artisan producers to help preserve British edible biodiversity, farm and tasting tours, lectures, dinner, celebrations and fund-raisers will be taking place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


2013 WALES (UK) 2013

events waiting for new dates

August 16-17, 2013  The Welsh Menu Live - Swansea, South Wales, Wales


2012 WALES (UK) 2012

events waiting for new dates

June 30, 2012  Llandysul Food Festival - Llandysul, Ceredigion, Wales

September 22-23, 2012  Great British Cheese Festival
Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales

October 6, 2012  Food Festival--Celebrating Harvest
Llandysul, Carmarthenshire, Wales



2011 WALES (UK) 2011

events waiting for new dates

August 27-30, 2011 - Welsh Beer, Cheese & Music Festival 2011
Clytha, Wales




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