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Events in Harlech

Get involved in local events in and around Harlech. Become a knight of Harlech castle or go on a beach clean... even a little wine tasting... the choice is yours 

Knights at Harlech Castle

May Events

Harlech Castle 

25th -27th May

11 - 4pm

Knights at Harlech Castle

Plantagenet's at Castell Harlech

The thrilling tournament of fully armoured knights in battle, horse and warfare, a demonstration of horse and accoutrements, the precision archery displays, graceful dances and accomplished musicians all providing a non-stop tour of medieval life inside Castell Harlech.

LLanfair Slate Caverns 

26th -27th May

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Hwyl hanner tymor/ Half term fun!

Learn about the skill of slate splitting and dressing, slate decorating and other arts and crafts for the children, take part in a cheese hunt and receive a prize, listen to the cornett being played. Enjoy a discounted entry ticket to the Farm park following your visit.

June Events

High St Harlech

(Y Groser Harlech)

2nd June 

1pm 

X Troop World War II

Blue Plaque Presentation in Harlech

A Blue Plaque will be unvieled on Harlech High St, outside Y Groser Harlech, on the 2nd June at 1pm, to commerate the founder of X Troop. The troop wasset up by Winston Churchill to wreak brutal revenge on Germany. Led by a Welsh man from Harlech

July Events

Harlech Castle 

23rd, 30th July

11 - 4pm

Knights at Harlech Castle

Wanted: children to train as loyal knights of Castell Harlech!

Do you have what it takes to be a successful knight? Full training given; report to Castell Harlech. 

Every Tuesday during the school holidays.

August  Events

Harlech Castle 

2nd - 3rd August

11 - 4pm

Dragon

Dragon Days

Action-packed days of dragons, crafting, characters, magic and more. Come and meet our dragons!

N.B. Extra charge for crafting.

Harlech Castle 

6th, 13th & 20th August

11 - 4pm

Knights at Harlech Castle

Wanted: children to train as loyal knights of Castell Harlech!

Do you have what it takes to be a successful knight? Full training given; report to Castell Harlech. 

Every Tuesday during the school holidays.

Harlech Castle 

7th - 8th August

11 - 4pm

Medieval Barber Surgeon Days

Hear the blood-curdling tales from the Medieval Barber Surgeon as he regales you with tales of injury, ailment, and terrifying treatments.

You do not need to book tickets for this event.

Harlech Castle 

16th -17th August

11 - 4pm

Join us for an unforgettable falconry experience.

With falconry talks and flying demonstrations.  

Learn about the history of hawking, and see the birds in flight inside the castle grounds.

You do not need to book tickets for this event.

Harlech Castle 

24th - 26th August

11 - 4pm

Knights at Harlech Castle

Bank holiday fun with the Ardudwy Knights!

What was it like to live in Castell Harlech in the 13th Century?

Step back in time and watch the Ardudwy knights: with weaponry demonstrations and combat displays.

You do not need to book tickets for this event. 

September Events

Harlech Castle

15th September

11 - 4pm

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Owain Glyndwr day

Owain Glyndŵr took the castle in 1404. Come and join us to celebrate this anniversary.

Join the Ardudwy Knights to celebrate Owain Glyndŵr Day. 

You do not need to book tickets for this event.

Harlech Castle

28th & 29th September

11 - 4pm

Stories & songs from the Welsh Language

Harlech Castle - Open Doors Tours 

Free entry. Free tours for Open Doors.

Join guide, Siân Roberts, and discover the stories behind the stones of this spectacular structure in its stunning Eryri (Snowdonia) setting.

Travel in time from the days before the building to the 21st century, and find out who and what have made this castle so famous and so worthy of being part of a World Heritage site.

October Events

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No Events Listed yet in October but check back soon

November Events

High St Harlech

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Light Up Harlech - TBC

Join us for an evening of festive fun. Join our candlelit parade led by Santa from 5.30pm. Buy handmade gifts from local craft stalls and late night shopping on the High St until 7pm

December Events

December

Llanfair Slate Caverns

7th & 8th

December

Llanfair Slate Cavern Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Visit us on the 7tn & 8th December for our annual underground Christmas Fair. Wander through the caverns and choose some amazing presents from a range local suppliers offering a wide range of unique gifts and the best of Welsh Food & Drink.

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