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HAY-ON-WYE WINTER FOOD FESTIVAL | FOOD FEATURE

HAY-ON-WYE WINTER FOOD FESTIVAL | FOOD FEATURE

Hay-on-Wye is a lovely little place, isn’t it? It’s like being cwtched into the most tranquil place in the world, nestled between the River Wye and the crisp countryside air, but Hay-on-Wye is hiding a terrible secret. Behind the valleys and plains that surround this idyllic Powys village lies a shocking truth: Hay-on-Wye is hiding […]

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REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

The ‘wobble’ is a routed cycling course for both fun riders and intermediate bikers, with marked checkpoints where participants can trade beer tokens for locally brewed ale. This non-competitive event marks the beginning of the 10-day Mid-Wales Beer Festival, celebrating excellent local real ales, ciders, food and live music. Located in the heart of Mid-Wales, […]

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BRECON BEACONS ULTRA MARATHON | PREVIEW

BRECON BEACONS ULTRA MARATHON | PREVIEW

This intense 46-mile mixed trail/mountain/canal/road run takes place in the heart of the Brecon Beacons this November. This will be the marathon’s 9th year and will attract competitors with a huge range of abilities – world record holders, professionals, amateurs and fun runners. The event is notorious for its completely unpredictable weather conditions, from sun […]

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WORLD BOG SNORKELLING CHAMPIONSHIPS | FEATURE

WORLD BOG SNORKELLING CHAMPIONSHIPS | FEATURE

Once a year, on the banks of the Waen Rhydd bog in rural mid-Wales, an eclectic group of adventurers gather to participate in a unique sporting event. Dressed variously as mermaids, superheroes, toilets and more, these intrepid wild swimmers come together from a range of countries to compete against each other in the muddy depths […]

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AUGUST | LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS

AUGUST | LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS

For any listings queries, including getting your event listed, please email listings@buzzmag.co.uk. monday 1 Alun Gaffey + Cpt. Smith + HMS Morris + Efa Supertramp Abergavenny Football Club. 7.30pm, £8 adv. Info www.cymdeithas.cymru. Eisteddfod-related gigs running until Sat 6, featuring various Welsh language bands. Bel Blue Octavo’s Book Cafe & Wine Bar, Cardiff Bay. 5-7pm, […]

 Natalie Powell

AUGUST | STAGE LISTINGS

AUGUST | STAGE LISTINGS

For any listings queries, including getting your event listed, please email listings@buzzmag.co.uk. monday 1 Allan O Diwn Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 8pm, £14/£12. Info 01873 850805. One-man show in Welsh about Emyr Roberts’ early 80s journey to pop success (of a sort). On tomorrow also.   tuesday 2 Allan O Diwn Borough Theatre, Abergavenny. 8pm, £14/£12. […]

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FESTIVAL GUIDE 2016 | MID & WEST WALES

FESTIVAL GUIDE 2016 | MID & WEST WALES

The sun’s in the sky and the clouds have subsided (mostly) which can only mean one thing: festival season. With the summer sun just poking its head over the horizon, a head-spinning medley of festivals are springing up all over Wales’ fresh dewy fields. To help you decide which ones you’ll be visiting this festival […]