Country Music and Arts Festivals and other North Wales Events in September
Published: Thursday 22nd Aug 2013
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
From Holyhead in the north to Bala and Lake Vyrnwy in the south, here are some ideas of events and activities for Wales Holidays cottages visitors to enjoy this September.
An eclectic range of events in Llangollen and north-east Wales includes Llangollen Railway’s Steam Gala from 30 August to 1 September and a Murder Mystery Train on the 14th. The formidable Etape Cymru cycling event includes The Horseshoe Pass Challenge on 8 September. And St Asaph Cathedral is home to the North Wales International Music Festival from 20-28 September Snowdonia and Lleyn cottage visitors can enjoy the Vaynol Country Music Festival from 5-8 September. Conwy Honey Fair is a 700 year old charter fair, founded by Edward 1 and held in Conwy High Street every 13 September. While Llandudno Arts Weekend celebrates Llandudno’s fascinating and colourful history on 20th & 21st and explores why the town was bestowed with the title Queen of Welsh resorts.
On Anglesey, the Menai Heritage exhibition runs until 26 September and tells the fascinating story of the two famous bridges which span the Menai Strait. Welsh Autofest on 14 & 15 September is a spectacular festival of motoring nostalgia and top quality food and drink in the delightful setting of the Anglesey County Showground. Events in southern Snowdonia include The Talyllyn Railway’s Victorian Train Experience on 5 and 12 September, when you’ll travel in the original coaches behind an original locomotive! Barmouth Arts Festival runs from 7 to 14 September and the colourful Heart of Wales Vintage Lorry Rally means dozens of beautifully kept lorries and vintage commercial vehicles will arrive in Barmouth on 7 September as part of their 240 mile run.