This Bank Holiday weekend sees the return, after a year’s absence, of the much loved “Really Wild Food & Countryside Festival” in St Davids. Having outgrown its previous home in St Davids Bishop’s Palace, this year’s event will take place on the 250 acre National Trust … [Read more...] about Pembrokeshire Goes Wild!
A tiny Narberth bistro, opened five years ago by two sisters, has won the prestigious “Café Bistro of the Year Award for West Wales” at the Food Awards Wales. PlumVanilla owners, Plum and Vanilla Harrison, were presented with the award at a ceremony in Cardiff. They beat off … [Read more...] about Narberth Cafe Wins Bistro of the Year Award
The Countryside Alliance Awards, known as “The Rural Oscars” took place at the Welsh Assembly in April and, to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Awards, a special “Champion of Champions” event was held. The winners were voted for in a public vote with over 6,000 votes being … [Read more...] about Narberth Butcher Wins Champion of Champions’ Award
Film crews are set to roll into Pembrokeshire in May with Hollywood coming to the county once more. Best selling novel “Me Before You” by author Jojo Moyes will be filming in Pembroke for 5 days between May 15th and May 20th. The films will tell the story of a small town girl … [Read more...] about Hollywood Comes to Town
Legendary folk favourites, Steeleye Span, will be headlining a new festival in Haverfordwest in May. Formed in 1969, Steeleye Span is one of the most influential names in British music having taken folk music out of small clubs and into the main stream. The band released their … [Read more...] about Steeleye Span to Headline New Festival in Pembrokeshire
Filming has been underway all week in Pembroke Castle for what is understood to be a film version of the hit BBC3 sitcom, Bad Education. It is being made by Tiger Aspect Productions under the working title of Rosebud. Stars including comedian Jack Whitehall and Steve Speirs … [Read more...] about Lights, Camera, Action in Pembrokeshire Again
West Wales hosts some truly memorable festivals throughout the year catering for all ages and interests. The annual Laugharne Weekend takes places in the small Carmarthenshire town noted for being the home of Dylan Thomas and where, and about which, he wrote his superb play … [Read more...] about Fabulous Festivals in West Wales 2015
Whitesands Bay near St Davids, in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, has won Countryfile Magazine’s “Beach of the Year 2014/2015”. The glorious wide, sandy, Blue Flag beach, together with Freshwater West in South Pembrokeshire, is renowned as one of the best surfing … [Read more...] about Best Beach – Whitesands Bay