These Are Some Autumn Events Happening in Wales This Year… Take Note!
Written by Emily Farnham on 4th September 2018
The nights may be getting darker as summer is nearly ending, but that doesn’t stop events happening in Wales to keep us occupied and entertained.
So, below is a list of some events that will be happening this Autumn that will appeal to almost anyone, as the genres go on. From gigs, theatre, Halloween experiences and food festivals…
THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMAN –
After 12-years, The League of Gentleman return to perform a live show that will last for two nights in Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September.
ST FAGAN’S FOOD FESTIVAL –
On Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th, St. Fagan’s National History Museum will host a food festival that will welcome all types of guests, especially families.
Exotic and local produce will be available within and amongst historical buildings.
CARDIFF IN THE SKY –
If you can cope with heights and food, this is the event for you!
For five days, after touring cities such as London, Brussels, Rio and Sydney, Cardiff in The Sky diners will be raised to 100ft just outside City Call with some of the city’s finest chefs.
There will be eight flights each day, where breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktails in the evening will be served.
CINEMA UNDER THE STARS –
These historic locations will screen classics such as The Greatest Showman, Pretty Women and Harry Potter and the Philosopher Stone.
NARBERTH FOOD FESTIVAL –
Narberth is known for the best of the Welsh foods, and this autumn will be the 20th anniversary for Narberth’s Food Festival.
The festival will take place on 22nd and 23rd of September, and conclude plenty of celebrations, eating and drinking.
KYLIE MINOGUE –
Monday, September 24th in Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, the pop princess will be performing part of her Golden Tour.
The singer will entertain with old-time favourites, and recent hits!
PORTHCAWL ELVIS FESTIVAL –
From September 28th to the 30th, thousands of Elvis fans will get together on Porthcawl’s seaside to celebrate the King himself.
CARMARTHEN BEER FESTIVAL –
The 24th Carmarthen Beer Festival will take place on October 4th to the 6th, with a selection of 40 ales, ciders, wine and live music playing throughout.
CARDIFF HALF MARATHON –
The Cardiff Half is expected to see 25,000 individuals registered to take part in running through the Welsh capital for the 15th year on October 7th.
LGBT film will be celebrated by the international film festival, as well as hosting the worlds largest short film prize.
Iris Festival will be held on the 9th and 14th of October in Cardiff.
TECHNIQUEST AFTER HOURS: INTO THE FUTURE –
Hosting street foods and a bar, this after-hour opportunity is for grownups only!
The event will allow adults to investigate future technology, augmented reality experiences and virtual reality.
X SCREAM –
For the third year running, X Scream, the immersive Halloween experience will return to Rhonda Heritage Park from the 18th to the 31st of October.
A traditional fairy tale will be made famous, and this year’s theme is Once Upon A Time.
Fairy tales will have a twist fear and gore, where visitors will investigate ways to escape.
SPOOKY HALLOWEEN CINEMA –
Darkened Rooms is hosting Cardiff Castle’s Halloween Week, screening spooky films in the 15th century Undercroft.
Films will include The Nightmare on Elm Street, The Lost Boys and Hocus Pocus.
What a great way to celebrate Halloween located in one of the oldest parts of Wales’ castles, fearing for your life?!