The Royal Welsh Show, Builth Wells
The Royal Welsh Show is one of the most prestigious events of its type in Europe, bringing together the farming industry and rural community in a celebration of the best of British Agriculture, with a unique and very special ‘Welsh' flavour.
Guided Walks, National Park
The Brecon Beacons Park Society lead regular guided walks from east to west along the entire length of the Beacons Way.
Brecon Jazz & Fringe Festival, Brecon
You will see a sprinkling of stellar names and leading lights of the Jazz world. Courtney Pine, Django Bates, Jools Holland, Zoe Rahman, Phronesis, Julian Siegel, Jason Rebello and Acker Bilk often feature, along with the legendary Mavis Staples and, with 18 Grammy Awards between them, The Impossible Gentlemen - as the picturesque streets of Brecon come alive again.
Green Man Festival, Glan Usk Estate, Crickhowell
Refreshingly independent and the go to festival to discover new musical talent, Green Man delivers a wonderful festival experience.
With ten entertainment areas including comedy, poetry, literature, art & science, fun for 12 and unders and a separate area just for teens, spas, therapies, hot piping showers, local ale and cider sipping, all night bonfires, gorgeous selection of locally sourced food over 4 days of festival fun, the award winning Green Man really has got it all.
The Abergavenny Food Festival
Joined by over two hundred hand-picked exhibitors and some of the most highly respected stars of the culinary world, there are special additional ingredients that are the foundation of a festival.
Monmouthshire Walking Festival
With walks in and around the Beacons. There'll be over 30 walks to choose from over 10 days, with something for everyone! Check the diary for more information and details of ticket sales.
The Hay Festival, Hay on Wye
We know summer’s on its way because the glitterati decamp to the world famous festival of literature and comedy, which takes place right here in the National Park. Everyone from Brian May to Brian Cox have been here. Check out the year’s star line up at www.hayfestival.com
There are plenty more wonderful things going on in the area, just have a look on the calendar opposite...