March Festivals Wales - Walking, Music and Film
Published: Saturday 18th Jan 2014
Written by: The Wales Cottage Holidays Team
From 1 March to 9 March, the Crickhowell Walking Festival has no less than 80 guided walks led by local experienced guides. There is something for every level of walker from paths on the lower slopes to all day treks across the tops of the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons. Supporting events include talks, map reading and navigation courses plus music and dance in the evenings.
In North Wales, the 14th Bangor New Music Festival marks the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth and will be held from Tuesday 11 March to Saturday 15 March 2014. The Shakespearean theme is celebrated on the Friday with premieres of four works inspired by the poet. Guest composer Robert Saxon will speak prior performances of his Shakespeare Scenes by Orchestra of the Swan. The festival will also feature violinist Madeleine Mitchell, Asaf Sirkis and his jazz quartet, acousmatic composer Natasha Barrett and the Bangor New Music Ensemble.
The Wales One World Film Festival 2014 starts Friday 21 March at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Chapters Arts Centre, Cardiff with an eclectic selection of world cinema for everyone to enjoy. Participating cinemas also include Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold, Taliesin Arts Centre Swansea, The Torch Theatre at Milford Haven and Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan.