With England out of the World Cup, Love Island drawing to a close and the clouds starting to make a more regular appearance, the nation may be feeling a little down in the dumps and that summer fun has finally come to an end. If this is sounding all to familiar, why not set your sights on a fun-filled getaway from it all; pack up the car and cross the border into Wales for a jam-packed Summer, sure to rid those football blues.
British Speedway Grand Prix
21st July 2018
For those looking for a fabulous full-throttle family day out, why not head to the Principality Stadium for some fast and furious fun! Experience some of the best speedway riders in the world, go head to head with no brakes or gears, at speeds of up to 120kph as they battle for championship points.
Royal Welsh Show
23rd – 26th August 2018
Builth Wells, a small, lazy town set amongst a picturesque Mid Wales landscape, becomes the hustling hub of agriculture during Great Britain’s largest agricultural show, The Royal Welsh Show. From the crème de la crème of Welsh livestock, to mouth-wateringly good, welsh food and drink and even a jam-packed event arena with non-stop activities and competitions, this is a must visit to truly experience the best of what Wales has to offer.
10th – 12th August 2018
Calling all Jazz enthusiasts! Get your groove on at the world-famous jazz festival set in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. There truly is something for everyone at this fab festival, fit for the whole family. Just think, intimate gigs in cosy, typically welsh pubs, big bands and beer gardens overlooking Pen Y Fan and late night dancing under the stars to the best up and coming artists!
20th – 26th August 2018
Take a step back in time and experience what Mid Wales would have been like during the 1940’s, at this wonderful event hosted in the Victorian town of Llandrindod Wells! With free exhibitions, music concerts, costume parades, balls and evening performances, this truly is a magnificent event which is sure to make you wish you had a time machine!
World Bogsnorkelling Championships
26th August 2018
An event listed in Lonely Planet as one of the top ‘must do’ things from across the globe, this annual event may look slightly strange but is great fun! Participants from across the world, including Sweden, Germany and Czech Republic, descend on the smallest town in Great Britain, Llanwrtyd Wells to take the plunge into the murky waters of Waen Rhydd Bog!
With all of the above and much more on offer, make Wales your go-to destination to kick start your summer the right way!
Don’t worry, we know not all of us are lucky enough to take time off during the summer, so if you’re one of the unlucky ones stuck in the office, why not contact our dedicated Meeting & Events department to start planning a weird and wonderful event of your own this Summer!