With the festive season just around the corner and the event season kicking off in earnest its time to get out and socialise at all different festivals that take place this November and December, and get into the into the winter spirit! So with out further adieu, lets dive into our Top 19 things to do this November here in north Wales. Enjoy!
If you wish to celebrate autumn, then make sure you attend the Treefest event where you can discover the most historic as well as exotic tree collections.
Location : Bodnant Garden, Conwy,
Web address/ cost of ticket (if applicable) http://nationaltrust.org.uk/bodnant-garden/whats-on
If you love your cheese, then this is the event you need to attend this November. The masterclass is led by cheese maker Linda Lewis-Williams and by mushroom farmer Cynan Jones is a must.
Location: The Slate Caverns, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, LL41 3NB
Web address/ cost of ticket (if applicable) 35 pounds per person.
Ale lovers will love the Novemberfest because they can sample more than 30 different kinds of ales. The festival also celebrates real ale and you can also taste and sample real food and live entertainment.
Location : St Mary’s Church Hall, King Street, Meld, Flintshire, CH7 1AZ
Web address/ cost of ticket (if applicable) daytime tickets cost 4 pounds, evening tickets cost 8 pounds.
The first ever print fair in North Wales is certainly worth checking out as there will be more than 40 printmakers from across the UK presenting their work for sale in the gallery’s Edwardian spaces.
Location & Postcode: MOSTYN, Vaughan Street, Llandudno
Web address/ cost of ticket :free admission
This duathlon is based on the number one trail centre in the UK and puts athletes on a tough blend of famous trails and routes.
Location & Postcode: Coed-y-Brenin, near Dolgellau, Gwynedd
Cost of ticket (if applicable) limited entries are available from 34.95 pounds.
This concert is being performed by Karl Jenkins, a celebrated classic music award winner.
Location : Rhyl Town Hall, Wellington Road, Rhyl, LL18 1BA
Web address/ cost of ticket (if applicable): http://www.rhylmusic.com
This is a much-loved circus show that brings its award-winning show to Bangor. It mixes comedy with chaos and is accompanied by live music.
Location : Pontio’s Theatr Bryn Terfel, Bangor
Contact Number: 01248 382828
Cost of ticket : 16 pounds for adults, 14 for over 60′ s and 10 pounds for children
Cadw has got together with Dark Sky Wales to host a lovely late-night stargazing event at its historic sites. You can study the stars and find out more about the exciting night-time skies in North Wales.
Location: Harlech Castle
Contact Number: 01766 780552
Cost of ticket : 10 pounds per person
Winter Mountain, a well-known Radio 2 favorite, plays indie folk/rock. He is also going to perform his new single Platinum & Gold.
Location : Great Orme Brewery, Llandudno, Conwy
This is one of the top five scenic half marathons in the UK. The start and finish of the half marathon is on the quayside in front of the historic Conwy Castle.
Location: Conwy quayside
Web address/ cost of ticket (if applicable): runwales.com to register registration starts from 30 pounds.
This is presently the fastest selling theatre tour of all time and features Take That’s Music and the band Five to Five, who won the British talent show called Let It Shine.
Location: Venue Cymru, Llandudno
Contact Number: 01492 872000
This event is being given a big revival by bringing in stars like Tony Discipline and Big Brother housemate Mark Byron, who will be turning on the lights this Christmas.
Location: Queen’s Square, Wrexham
BAFTA award winning star Imelda Staunton who has also acted in Harry Potter will be vesting Colywn Bay this November. She is joined by Di Botcher who starred in Sky’s Stella and by Tracie Bennett and Janie Dee.
Location: Theatr Colwyn, Colwyn Bay, Conwy
You will be stepping back in time as you get to experience a Victorian Christmas at Beaurmaris Castle.
Location: Beaumaris Castle
Web address/ cost of ticket : normal admission fees apply to enter the castle.
This entertaining duo has emerged as one of the premier British folk and acoustic performers. They will be performing at Rhyl this November.
Location: Gwaenysgor Village Hall, Rhyl
Web address/ cost of ticket : www.jimmyandsidduo.com tickets cost 11.21 each
The best way to beat last minute Christmas rush is by coming to this hall. There are over 40 festive stalls full of the most unique and original products from Anglesey.
Location : Tre-Ysgawen Hall, Llangeffni, Anglesey, LL77 7UR
The Russian State Ballet is certainly worth checking out. More than 30 musicians and a large live Orchestra will be entertaining you.
Location: Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Conwy, LL30 1BB
Contact Number: 01492 872000
This year this fair will be a celebration of the 6th anniversary of Portmerinon’s Food and Craft Fair. There are 120 stalls and chalets celebrating Welsh products and businesses.
Location: Portmeirion Village, Minffordd, LL48 6ER
Contact Number: 01766 772390
Tickets are priced at 5 pounds for adults and 2 pounds for children
There will be special celebrations of Christmas at the Harlech Castle. Included in the celebrations are Santa’s Grotto and lantern parades.
Location : Harlech Castle
Contact Number: 01745 890564
Cost of ticket : Free